Soccer

11:30 AM ET LAFC‘s Carlos Vela remained Major League Soccer’s highest paid player with a guaranteed compensation of $6.3 million, according to the latest round of salary data published by the MLS Players Association. The latest disclosure included players signed during the summer transfer window. As such the top four wage earners remained with same
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10:59 AM ET MADRID — Maybe the secret is in the drink. Karim Benzema has just finished training at the Ciudad Deportiva, Real Madrid‘s training ground in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of the Spanish capital, not far from Barajas airport. After changing into a neat black trousers / amber polo designer combo for his interview
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10:31 AM ET Barcelona got a big win, Man United took a heavy loss, Bayern Munich showed why they might be the best team in Europe (and the world) right now, and there were talking points galore for Tottenham, Juventus, and Dortmund. Plus, is anyone in better form than Liverpool‘s all-world forward Mohamed Salah right
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7:45 AM ET It’s never a good sign for a manager when his most high-profile players begin to talk openly about a need for improvement, so for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United, there can be no positive spin about Paul Pogba following Bruno Fernandes by publicly calling for things to change at Old Trafford.
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5:25 PM ET While Bayern Munich and Liverpool enjoyed their weekend, there was not so much for the likes of Manchester United and Roma to cheer about. Meanwhile, many fine goals were scored, but not against Chelsea‘s unbeatable goalkeeper. Here are Tom Hamilton, Sam Marsden and Mark Ogden to discuss the big stuff you need
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12:34 PM ET Sergio Reguilon alerts referee Andre Marriner about an emergency in the stands. Getty Newcastle United‘s Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur at St James’ Park on Sunday was halted due to a medical emergency in the stadium which led to both sets of players being taken off the pitch before half-time. Tottenham were
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4:16 PM ET BRENTFORD, England — Time will tell whether this was the sort of fortuitous win carved out by Premier League champions or a result to mask their shortcomings, but Chelsea’s defensive record continues to be the foundation of Thomas Tuchel’s success. Brentford defied their newly-promoted status to dominate the second half of Saturday’s
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4:00 AM ET Paul Pogba’s Manchester United future is shrouded in mystery — ESPN’s Insider Notebook has the latest. PLUS: United may have found their replacement. Jump to: Tchouameni a man in demand | Sterling at City crossroads | Barca’s Ilaix fear | Jese’s freak injury | Fenerbahce’s transfer blunder Barcelona step in as Pogba’s
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2:22 AM ET Major domestic leagues deserve to have a greater say in whether or not FIFA’s proposal to shift to a biennial World Cup becomes reality, Major League Soccer (MLS) commissioner Don Garber said on Thursday. Football’s world governing body is conducting a feasibility study into the practicalities of staging a World Cup every
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