Mina fined, warned after breaching betting rules in England
LONDON (AP) — Everton defender Yerry Mina has been fined and warned about his future conduct after appearing in an advertisement for a Colombian betting company.
England drops Woakes, picks new-look batting order for Ashes
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England has dropped allrounder Chris Woakes and gone with a new-look batting order for the fourth Ashes test against Australia starting on Wednesday at Old...
Stokes becomes national hero after making most of 2nd chance
Ben Stokes leant back on aching legs and thrust his clenched right fist into the air, letting out a guttural roar as thousands rose inside Headingley to acclaim one of English sport's greatest...
Root digs in, carries English hopes of keeping Ashes alive
LEEDS, England (AP) — Captain Joe Root carried England's hopes of keeping the Ashes alive on Saturday, digging deep in pursuit of a record fourth-innings chase on Day 3 of the third test against...
Rampant Archer sparks Australia collapse in 3rd Ashes test
LEEDS, England (AP) — Jofra Archer continued the brilliant start to his test career by taking 6-45 and sparking Australia's collapse from 136-2 to 179 all out on a stop-start opening day of the...
Roy passes concussion test, set to play in 3rd Ashes test
LEEDS, England (AP) — England batsman Jason Roy has passed a concussion test after being hit on the helmet ahead of the third Ashes test against Australia starting Thursday and is expected to...
Hernandez scores winner for Leeds in injury time
SYDNEY (AP) — Attacking midfielder Pablo Hernandez scored in the fifth minute of injury time on Saturday to give Leeds a 2-1 win over the A-League's Western Sydney Wanderers.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday for its second consecutive victory on a preseason...
LEEDS, England (AP) — Five hundreds in a single Cricket World Cup. The first batsman to the feat.
This, Rohit Sharma, must be the biggest highlight of an incredible career.
LONDON (AP) — The Cricket World Cup semifinals finally fall into place on Saturday when the group stage concludes with a double-header.
Australia, the group leader, has the inside track to...
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham signed midfielder Tanguy Ndombele for a club-record 60 million euros ($68 million) as the English club ended 18 months of transfer inactivity on Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — Sri Lanka and West Indies meet in a Cricket World Cup group game on Monday that will have no bearing on the playoffs but has plenty of pride at stake for each team.
DURHAM, England (AP) — Dimuth Karunaratne and his Sri Lanka squad were still in contention at the Cricket World Cup when they practiced on the eve of their group game against West...
LONDON (AP) — New Zealand needs one more win to join defending champion Australia in the Cricket World Cup semifinals. They meet on Saturday at Lord's in a day-night match.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — When Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews combined with ball and bat to spearhead Sri Lanka's upset win over England, it changed the dynamic of the World Cup.
LEEDS, England (AP) — A distinctive, slinging bowling action and tint in his shock of hair have made Lasith Malinga a recognizable fixture of Sri Lanka's squads at four Cricket World...
USA Cycling hires new SafeSport Director
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Cycling has appointed Kelsey Erickson as its new SafeSport director.
Erickson will oversee the organization's anti-doping and anti-misconduct efforts. She...
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WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Aston Villa will contest the second-tier League Championship playoff final as the club seeks a return to the Premier League after an absence of three...
LONDON (AP) — Leeds and Aston Villa earned narrow leads after the first legs of the second-tier League Championship semifinal playoffs on Saturday.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa instructed his team to allow an opponent to score an uncontested goal amid extraordinary incidents in a key second-tier match in England on...
Sheffield United back in the Premier League
SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — Sheffield United is returning to the Premier League after a 12-year absence.
The team nicknamed the Blades was guaranteed a top-two finish in the second-tier League...
Norwich promoted to EPL after 3-year absence
LONDON (AP) — Norwich is returning to the English Premier League after a three-year absence, and Sheffield United is likely to be promoted, too.
EFL fines Leeds after Bielsa admits to spying on training
LEEDS, England (AP) — The English Football League has fined Leeds 200,000 pounds ($259,000) for spying on one of Derby's training sessions.
The competition organizer says Leeds also "received a formal reprimand and warning to the effect that the club's conduct fell significantly short of the standards expected by the EFL and must not be repeated."
Manager Marcelo Bielsa accepted responsibility for having a club employee spy on Derby's practice ahead of their league match last month.
Most of 2021 Rugby League World Cup to be in north England
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The 2021 Rugby League World Cup will be staged almost entirely in its north England stronghold.
Thanks to a grant of 25 million pounds ($33 million) from the government, English Rugby Football League organizers of the World Cup easily met a requirement to play 80 percent of it in the north.
‘Everybody does it’: Guardiola, others weigh in on ‘Spygate’
Pep Guardiola virtually passed it off with a shrug.
Roy Hodgson was incredulous.
Steven Gerrard called for a rule change.
'Spygate' is the talk of English soccer, and there seems to be no consensus among managers — young and old; British or from abroad — about how it should be regarded.
Transfers: Tottenham sells Dembele, Leeds signs Casilla
LONDON (AP) — Tottenham has sold midfielder Mousa Dembele to Chinese Super League side Guangzho R&F, and second-tier club Leeds has signed goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid to help its push for promotion.
The 31-year-old Dembele played a prominent role in Tottenham's resurgence under Mauricio Pochettino but he would have been out of contract at the end of the season. Dembele, who was part of the Belgium squad that finished third at the World Cup, signed a three-year deal in China.
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Bielsa admits to watching all opponents’ training sessions
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa has admitted to watching all of his opponents' training sessions before their matches this season in a remarkable hour-long news conference in which the enigmatic Argentine coach disclosed the extent of his research and planning.
Leeds facing action for spying on opposition team
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds is facing disciplinary action for sending a member of the club's staff to spy on an opposition team in a training session.
The English Football League has launched an investigation into the incident, for which Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa has accepted responsibility.
Before the 2-0 win over Derby in the second-tier League Championship on Friday, the former Argentina and Chile coach admitted to sending a colleague to the opposition training ground the previous day.
Former S. Africa and Leeds striker Phil Masinga dies at 49
Phil Masinga, the former South Africa and Leeds United striker who scored the goal that took his country to the World Cup for the first time, died Sunday. He was 49.
The South African Football Association said Masinga died in a Johannesburg hospital from a "cancer related disease" just a month after being diagnosed.
He was transferred last month from a hospital in his home town of Klerksdorp to the hospital in Johannesburg, SAFA said.
Leeds to remind Bielsa to be honest after spying on rival
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds says it will remind manager Marcelo Bielsa of the need to demonstrate "integrity and honesty" after apologizing to League Championship rival Derby for spying on its training ground.
Before Friday's 2-0 second-tier win over Derby, Bielsa admitted to sending a staff member to the opposition training ground the previous day.
The former Argentina and Chile coach insisted it was not his intention to gain an advantage, and said he had behaved in a similar manner in the past.
Leeds coach Bielsa accepts responsibility in spy row
DERBY, England (AP) — Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa is known for his meticulous planning and attention to detail when it comes to preparing his teams for matches.
He took it too far this week.
Bielsa, as coach of English second-tier team Leeds, has accepted responsibility for having a club employee spy on opponent Derby County's training session ahead of their league match on Friday.
Kewell joins Notts County for 2nd senior coaching role
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Former Australia international Harry Kewell has taken on his second job in soccer management after being hired as coach of the last-place team in England's four professional leagues.
Notts County, which is last in the fourth division, announced the arrival of Kewell on Friday.
LONDON (AP) — U.K. judges on Wednesday granted far-right activist Tommy Robinson conditional bail while he appeals a finding of contempt of court for live-streaming outside a criminal trial in violation of reporting restrictions.
NRL’s Roosters sign winger English winger Ryan Hall
SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney Roosters have signed English test winger Ryan Hall to a two-year National Rugby League contract beginning next season as a replacement for the departing Blake Ferguson.
The 30-year-old Hall has scored 231 tries in 327 games for English club Leeds. He is also England's leading international try-scorer with 35 tries in 38 games.
Ferguson has signed a contract with the NRL's Parramatta Eels beginning in 2019.
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott is recovering from quadruple open heart bypass surgery, his family said Tuesday.
In a statement posted on her father's official Twitter account, Emma Boycott said the 77-year-old Yorkshireman had the procedure in Leeds, northern England, on June 27 and spent 10 days in a cardiac critical care unit.
Responding to a post from a well-wisher, Boycott said he was "resting," with his daughter typing the replies on his behalf.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Marcelo Bielsa refused to make any Premier League promotion promises when he addressed the media as Leeds United manager for the first time on Monday.
The former Argentina and Chile coach signed a two-year deal with second-tier Leeds earlier this month, with the option of a third season.
"It's imprudent to promise something which you know can never be guaranteed," said Bielsa, 62, via a translator. "At the same time, not to dream about (promotion) would be impossible.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Volatile Argentine coach Marcelo Bielsa has landed his first managerial job in England after taking charge of second-tier club Leeds.
The 62-year-old Bielsa is a highly respected tactician after impressive coaching spells with Argentina and Chile, and won top-flight league titles in his native country with Newell's Old Boys and Velez Sarsfield.
LEEDS, England (AP) — England allrounder Ben Stokes will undergo a scan to assess the extent of a hamstring injury that threatens his participation in the second and final test against Pakistan starting Friday.
Stokes pulled up with a tight hamstring during fielding practice on Wednesday at Headingley and was limited to shuttle runs with the team physio on Thursday, despite reporting a slight improvement in the injury.
LONDON (AP) — Tommy Robinson, a prominent far-right activist in Britain, has been jailed for 13 months after live-streaming outside a criminal trial in violation of reporting restrictions, a court said Tuesday.
Robinson, a pseudonym of 35-year-old Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was arrested Friday at Leeds Crown Court in northern England, where he was broadcasting details of an ongoing trial on Facebook.
LONDON (AP) — A British jury has convicted a couple of attempting to force their teenage daughter to marry her first cousin in Bangladesh.
The 19-year-old from Leeds in northern England said her parents used verbal and physical abuse to try to get her to marry the relative. The teenager eventually alerted British consular officials and was rescued days before the wedding.
A jury at Leeds Crown Court found the couple guilty Tuesday of forced marriage and of using violence, threats or coercion.
LONDON (AP) — England has dropped opener Mark Stoneman and replaced him with Keaton Jennings for the second and final test against Pakistan starting Friday in Leeds.
Stoneman scored 4 and 9 in England's nine-wicket loss in the first test at Lord's, having come into the test struggling for form in county cricket.
It was the only change made by England in Monday's squad announcement even though captain Joe Root said the team was outplayed in the Lord's test.
LONDON (AP) — Pakistan cruised to a nine-wicket win over England in the first test on Sunday, needing just one session on Day 4 to take four wickets and then chase down a victory target of 64 at Lord's.
England resumed on 235-6 and with a lead of 56 runs, but lost its last four wickets for seven runs in 25 balls.
Pakistan lost Azhar Ali (4) early in its chase but Imam-ul-Haq (18 not out) and Haris Sohail (39 not out) saw the tourists home on 66-1, 30 minutes before lunch.
LONDON (AP) — Pakistan batsman Babar Azam will miss the rest of the first test against England at Lord's, and the second test in Leeds, after scans showed he has a broken forearm.
Babar was struck by a rising delivery from Ben Stokes after tea on Day 2 on Friday and was forced to retire hurt on 68.
An X-ray showed a fracture just above his left wrist.
LEEDS, England (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have taken a minority ownership stake in English soccer club Leeds.
Leeds says on its website the deal is a "strategic partnership with 49ers Enterprises, an investment entity affiliated with the San Francisco 49ers."
The second-tier club says "funds invested will remain inside the club and will go towards investment in the first team squad."
LEEDS, England (AP) — English soccer club Leeds has announced a tour next month in Myanmar, where the United Nations has described the country's treatment of Rohingya Muslims as ethnic cleansing.
Leeds says it will play Myanmar's national team on May 11 in Mandalay, two days after facing an all-star team in Yangon.
The second-tier club, a Champions League semifinalist in 2001, says players will take part in coaching clinics for children organized by the Myanmar soccer federation.
Tears For Fears have been forced to postpone their UK and Ireland arena tour due to "unforeseen health concerns".
The 'Mad World' hitmakers - Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith - were advised to reschedule the dates on "doctor's orders" to early next year for an unknown medical reason.
The band will now start their run on January 31, 2019 at Dublin's 3Arena, and have promised fans they are going to be focus on working on new songs for their first album since 2004's 'Everybody Loves a Happy Ending'.
LONDON (AP) — The relationship between English second-tier leader Wolverhampton Wanderers and soccer agent Jorge Mendes has come under renewed focus following complaints by rival clubs.
Wolves is heading for the Premier League after an absence of six years, holding a six-point lead with 11 matches left.
World Club Challenge: Melbourne Storm 38, Leeds Rhinos 4
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Halfback Brodie Croft scored a try and set up five others as National Rugby League champion Melbourne Storm beat the Leeds Rhinos 38-4 in the World Club Challenge on Friday, handing a heavy defeat to the Super League champions from Britain.
Leeds took an early lead when winger Ryan Hall scored in the eighth minute, but Melbourne dominated the rest of the match.