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Soccer team manager praises ball boy

His side recovered from a two-goal deficit to win its Champions League tie, but new Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho saved his most effusive praise for a ball boy.

WADA recommends four-year ban of Russia

Russia's ability to host Euro 2020 football matches and its participation in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 Olympics could be under threat after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recommended a four-year ban for non-compliance in doping investigations.

Alexi Lalas praises 'cruel, but not unfair' MLS Playoffs

In a season dominated by up-and-coming teams, the Major League Soccer Cup final was played between two sides that are no strangers to success. For the third time in four seasons, Seattle Sounders played Toronto F.C. for MLS' top prize, winning 3-1.

New USWNT coach feels weight of expectation

How do you build on near perfection? That is the daunting challenge facing Vlatko Andonovski after the 43-year-old was appointed as the new head coach of the United States Women's National soccer team.

LAFC beats LA Galaxy in crosstown rivalry

A fierce cross-city rivalry is brewing off Highway 110 in Los Angeles that holds up to any of the classic derbies played in world football -- at least in terms of fan support and personal grudges on the pitch.