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VERONA, Italy (AP) Bologna scored two late goals for a 3-2 comeback win at promoted Hellas Verona on Monday to end a four-match losing streak in Serie A. Substitute Orji Okwonkwo equalized with a header in the 74th and Godfred Donsah scored the winner with a long, powerful effort from beyond the area two minutes …

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Last year, the Houston Dynamo finished at the bottom of the Western Conference. This season they’re playing for the conference title. After a bit of a layoff, the Major League Soccer playoffs continue Tuesday when the two-legged conference finals start. In the East, the Columbus Crew host Toronto FC, while the Seattle Sounders visit the …

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ROME (AP) Italian football federation president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned a week after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup. Monday’s announcement came following calls for a complete overhaul of the nation’s most popular sport, from the amateur leagues right up to Serie A and the national teams. Sweden’s playoff win over Italy …

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ROME (AP) First it was the captain. Then the coach. And now it’s the president. One by one, the totems of Italian soccer are stepping aside. Gianluigi Buffon made the first move when he announced his retirement from the national team after the Azzurri’s failure to qualify for the World Cup. Two days later, …

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Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. The millions of dollars in ”inducements” to secure contracts to televise matches. The bribes sought by FIFA executives with the power to determine World Cup hosts. The death threats for cooperating with investigators. It took the intervention …

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BERLIN (AP) Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga on Sunday. Franco di Santo’s early penalty got the home side underway as it stretched its unbeaten run in the league to six games. Hamburg’s Gideon Jung gave away the spot kick in the 16th …

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Having made the breakthrough, the first woman referee in any of Europe’s top soccer leagues is asking how long it will take for other countries to follow Germany’s example. Bibiana Steinhaus is savoring her first season among the Bundesliga’s 24-member elite group, reward for her performances as a fourth official and for 10 years’ work …

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MILAN (AP) Juventus fell to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria, which maintained its perfect home record in Serie A on Sunday. Duvan Zapata, Lucas Torreira and Gian Marco Ferrari put Sampdoria 3-0 up in the second half before Juventus threatened an astonishing stoppage-time comeback with a penalty from Gonzalo Higuain and a strike from …

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