MADRID (AP) — Spanish club Valencia sacked coach Gennaro Gattuso on Monday following the team’s poor results.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An optional training class on diversity for faculty at a central Florida public college has been canceled so administrators can ensure it complies with a new state law known as the “Stop Woke” act.
MADRID (AP) — Elche’s winless run in the Spanish league was extended to 17 matches after drawing at Cádiz 1-1 on Monday.
Like many of the 7 million Venezuelans who’ve abandoned their homeland in recent years, when Dinorah Figuera left behind her family and medical career in 2018 she was forced to accept meals from charities and hop from one low-cost shared apartment to another when she arrived in Spain.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man who assaulted the deputy at a shopping center, authorities said Thursday.
MADRID (AP) — Spain called up Barcelona defender Alejandro Balde to replace injured left back José Gayà on Friday, less than a week before the team’s opening World Cup match against Costa Rica.
VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Francesco Bagnaia finished ninth in the Valencia Grand Prix on Sunday to become the first Italian MotoGP champion since Valentino Rossi in 2009.
MADRID (AP) — Elche lost at home to Getafe 1-0 and remained the only winless team in the Spanish league on Monday.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid is suddenly showing some signs of weakness after a great start to the season.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona was on the brink of another setback when Robert Lewandowski stretched out his right boot and found the winner.
MADRID (AP) — Valencia and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani had to be substituted after hurting his lower right leg in his club’s Spanish league game against Barcelona on Saturday.
MADRID (AP) — France and Barcelona defender Jules Koundé has been substituted after apparently hurting his leg during Saturday’s Spanish league match at Valencia on Saturday.
Edinson Cavani is back scoring again and that’s good news for Uruguay ahead of potentially his last World Cup.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Justin Kluivert scored his first goal for Valencia to help Gennaro Gattuso’s side win 2-1 against an Osasuna side that finished the testy Spanish league match with nine men on Friday.
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Osasuna hosts Valencia aiming for another win that would lift it into the top four spots in the Spanish league.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Borja Iglesias has been waiting for this moment for a very long time.

The Real Betis striker hopes to make his international debut at age 29 when Spain hosts Switzerland in the Nations League on Saturday in Zaragoza.
Top-ranked Carlos Alcaraz has beaten Kwon Soon-woo in straight sets in the Davis Cup Finals to secure Spain victory over Korea and a spot in the quarterfinals as Group B winner.
No Carlos Alcaraz, no problem for Spain.

In front of a partisan home crown at Valencia, Spain cruised to a 3-0 win over Serbia in the Davis Cup Finals on Wednesday to move top of its group.
Protesters including brothel owners and sex workers have demonstrated in front of the Spanish Parliament over a bill that would penalize prostitution customers and sex club owners or pimps with sentences up to 4 years in prison.
The deaths of eight people and injuries to hundreds more after being gored by bulls or calves have put Spain’s immensely popular town summer festivals under scrutiny by politicians and animal rights groups.
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona was busy in the beginning of the transfer window trying to boost its squad and making some high-profile signings that included Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha.
MADRID (AP) — Valencia signed veteran Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani on a two-year contract on Monday.
MADRID (AP) — One second, Antoine Griezmann and Thomas Lemar were side by side waiting to enter the match.
A wildfire burning out of control in Spain’s eastern province of Valencia has become one of the country’s biggest ones this year.
MADRID (AP) — Young attacking midfielder Reinier will play for Girona this season on a loan from Real Madrid.
MADRID (AP) — An approaching wildfire in eastern Spain caused a train driver to stop and prepare to change directions to avoid the flames, and several passengers were injured when they got off rather than wait, authorities said Wednesday.
MADRID (AP) — Part of a temporary concert stage collapsed in strong wind Saturday at an outdoor music festival in eastern Spain, killing one person and injuring dozens of others, regional authorities said.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona said Saturday that Nico González has agreed to a contract extension, but that the promising midfielder will play this season on loan at Valencia as he seeks ensured playing time.
MADRID (AP) — After a disappointing season that followed its first Spanish league title in nearly a decade, Atlético Madrid leads the list of challengers to traditional powerhouses Real Madrid and Barcelona.
MADRID (AP) — Atlético Madrid has secured the transfer of Argentina defender Nahuel Molina from Udinese, the Spanish club said Thursday.