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  1. Messi Expected to Miss 3 Weeks With Broken Arm Sports, October 20

    He fell to the ground after a tussle in Barcelona’s win over Sevilla on Saturday.

  2. England Still Doesn’t Know What to Make of Marouane Fellaini Sports, October 19

    Manchester United’s “warrior” midfielder is not artistic or subtle. But the scorn he often endures is not well deserved.

  3. Marbella Ibarra, Pioneer of Women’s Soccer in Mexico, Found Dead Sports, October 18

    Marbella Ibarra was the driving force behind Mexico’s first professional women’s soccer team. She had been missing for a month before her body was found.

  4. U.S. Beats Canada as Focus Turns to 2019 Sports, October 17

    The United States claimed the Concacaf women’s soccer championship, but both teams had already booked their places at next summer’s Women’s World Cup.

  5. Their Arsenal. Their Shares. For Now. Sports, October 17

    When the billionaire Stan Kroenke moved to take full control of Arsenal in August, he was required to buy all outstanding shares in the club. For hundreds of fans who owned shares, the news that they would lose them changed a relationship irrevocably.

  6. U.S. Ties Peru, Showing Promise and Inexperience Sports, October 16

    A Josh Sargent goal and a late defensive mistake left the men’s national team to settle for a tie against Peru in an exhibition.

  7. U.S. Soccer Team Is Again Being Rebuilt With an Interim Coach’s Blueprint Sports, October 15

    Dave Sarachan, handed the reins after a World Cup qualifying debacle, was expected to coach for one game. A year later, he is still running the team, but for how much longer?

  8. Racial Abuse, Then a Beating, on a French Soccer Field Sports, October 15

    France’s men’s national team is the world champion, but current and former players say French soccer at the amateur level is marred by racism and discrimination.

  9. United States Qualifies for World Cup With Rout of Jamaica Sports, October 14

    The defending champion U.S. had no trouble qualifying for a berth in next summer’s Women’s World Cup, reaching the final of the Concacaf qualifying tournament.

  10. As South Korean Athletes Avoid the Draft, Some Ask: Why Not K-Pop Stars? Foreign, October 13

    For decades, medal winners in the Olympics and other events have been excused from South Korea’s mandatory military service. Some people are asking why.

  11. M.L.S. Claims Progress in Effort to Keep Columbus Crew From Moving Sports, October 12

    Contrary to news reports in Ohio, the league said the Crew had not been sold, but talks are continuing to address concerns about Columbus’s viability.

  12. Colombia’s Flurry of 2nd-Half Goals Dooms United States in Michael Bradley’s Return Sports, October 11

    Bradley played his first game for the national team after a one-year absence, but the Colombians overpowered the U.S. defense with three second-half scores.

  13. U.S. Routs Trinidad and Tobago to Reach Semifinals of World Cup Qualifying Sports, October 11

    The Americans completed group-stage play with a 3-0 record, outscoring their opponents by 18-0.

  14. Soccer Circus: Cirque du Soleil Will Create a Lionel Messi Show Sports, October 10

    A show inspired by the Argentine soccer star will be the entertainment company’s first foray into soccer.

  15. Benfica, a Big-Time Club, Is Going After Small-Time Bloggers Sports, October 10

    When a Portuguese soccer blog published confidential information about the country’s biggest club, its author had no idea how hard the club would strike back.

  16. Carli Lloyd Scores Three Goals as U.S. Takes Aim at World Cup Sports, October 7

    The dominating victory over Panama in the Concacaf qualifying tournament came despite nine changes in the starting lineup.

  17. Liverpool and Manchester City Leave Everyone Hungry for More Sports, October 7

    A scoreless draw at Anfield delivered tension but also confirmation that the Premier League title race is far from over.

  18. Real Madrid Offense Hasn’t Been This Futile in More Than 30 Years Sports, October 6

    Madrid’s loss to a small club on the final touch was its fourth consecutive game without a goal, the first time it has had such a streak since 1985.

  19. The Voices in José Mourinho’s Head Sports, October 5

    The Premier League’s vast punditocracy has had plenty to say about José Mourinho. But some criticism hits too close to home.

  20. Russian Oligarch Transfers $92.3 Million in Manhattan Property Real Estate, October 5

    The closing was part of an apparent property settlement between Roman Abramovich and his third wife. Other September transactions included a $42 million sale at One57.

  21. U.S. Women Begin World Cup Qualifying Tournament With 6-0 Win Sports, October 4

    The top three teams in the Concacaf championship that begins Thursday will qualify for next year’s Women’s World Cup in France.

  22. Champions League: Neymar’s Hat Trick Powers P.S.G. in Rout Sports, October 3

    Paris St.-Germain thumped Red Star Belgrade, and Barcelona overpowered Tottenham at Wembley.

  23. Kazu Miura and the Never-Ending Soccer Career Sports, October 3

    Still going at age 51, the former Japan star represents the possibilities of aging productively in a country with an average life expectancy of 83.8 years.

  24. Champions League: Manchester United Shows Up Late, Then Draws Sports, October 2

    United got stuck in traffic and then couldn’t muster much in a scoreless draw against Valencia. Elsewhere, Manchester City won and Real Madrid fell.

  25. Las Vegas Police Reopen Investigation Into Sexual Assault Claim Said to Involve Ronaldo Sports, October 1

    The renewed investigation comes after the woman who said Cristiano Ronaldo raped her, Kathryn Mayorga, spoke to a German magazine about her allegations.

  26. For David Luiz and Chelsea, Everything’s Perfect. Until Suddenly It’s Not. Sports, September 29

    A late Liverpool goal turned a Chelsea win into a draw.

  27. Didier Deschamps Doesn’t Care About Style Points Sports, September 29

    A grinding champion as a player has become a grinding champion as France’s coach. And he has no plans to change what’s working.

  28. Ronaldo’s Lawyers Threaten Lawsuit Over Rape Accusation Sports, September 29

    Lawyers for Cristiano Ronaldo said they would sue a German magazine after it published accusations by an American woman who says they player raped her in 2009.

  29. Germany Will Host 2024 European Championship Sports, September 27

    Germany was picked as the host of the 2024 European soccer championship on Thursday, beating Turkey in a vote by officials from UEFA.

  30. Worry, Worry Man United Sports, September 26

    José Mourinho’s biggest problem at Manchester United is not identifying what is wrong. It’s that he does not seem to know how to fix it.

  31. Move Over, Ronaldo and Messi. Luka Modric Is FIFA’s Player of the Year. Sports, September 24

    Modric won another Champions League title with Real Madrid and led Croatia to its first World Cup final. Cristiano Ronaldo finished second in the voting, and Mohamed Salah was third.

  32. North Carolina Wins N.W.S.L. Championship in a Rematch Sports, September 22

    Jessica McDonald scored twice to lead the Courage in a game that set an attendance record for a U.S. women’s pro soccer final.