Major League Soccer News
Verizon renews NBA deal as it seeks to be go-to screen for sports
(Reuters) - Verizon Communications has renewed its deal with the National Basketball Association for two years, allowing users to live-stream games on its Yahoo platform and mobile devices and access out-of market live games.
Soccer-Mourinho close to signing new deal at United-reports
MANCHESTER, England, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a contract extension that would keep him at the club until 2021, British media said on Tuesday.
Man United overhaul Spanish pair as Europe's biggest earners
ZURICH (Reuters) - Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday.
AC Milan's owner says nothing illegal in deal with Berlusconi
MILAN (Reuters) - AC Milan's president said on Tuesday his purchase of the soccer club from former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi was conducted legally and transparently after a finance police report indicated potentially suspicious elements in the deal.
Russia readies supercomputer to improve World Cup weather forecasts
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is setting up a supercomputer meant to improve weather forecasts ahead of this year's soccer World Cup finals, the authorities said on Tuesday.
Soccer-Russia readies supercomputer to improve World Cup weather forecasts
MOSCOW, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Russia is setting up a supercomputer meant to improve weather forecasts ahead of this year's soccer World Cup finals, the authorities said on Tuesday.
Soccer-Kane to break all English goal records, says Pochettino
LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Harry Kane is on course to break all the goalscoring records in top-flight English football after setting his latest landmark on Saturday, the striker's Tottenham Hotspur manager, Mauricio Pochettino, believes.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Wolves held but Derby win to move to within 10 points
LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers's magisterial progress at the top of the Championship was checked with a goalless draw at Barnsley as their handsome lead was cut to 10 points following Derby County's 3-0 win at Birmingham City on Saturday.
UPDATE 2-Soccer-Watford earn late draw with a seeming handball goal
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Soccer-New calls for VAR after dubious Premier League decisions
LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A week in which VAR technology was used on trial for the first time in English club football to a mixed reception ended on Saturday with Premier League managers calling more urgently for its introduction after two highly contentious decisions.
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