Albania hires Italian Edoardo Reja for its national team

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Joint Korean bid stays in 2023 Women's World Cup host race

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Napoli defender Koulibaly soldiers on after racist incidents

AP Published 6:24 a.m. ET April 17, 2019 | Updated 6:37 a.m. ET April 17, 2019 ROME (AP) — A mountain of a man, Kalidou Koulibaly has a fitting nickname in “K2.” At 6-foot-4 (1.95 meters) and nearly 200 pounds (90 kilograms), the Senegal center back is an immovable force in Napoli’s defense. He’s also […]

Vikings, Thielen agree to 4-year, $64M extension

MINNEAPOLIS – Two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Adam Thielen has agreed to a four-year contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced on Friday afternoon. The details of Thielen’s new deal were revealed in an Instagram post by Team IFA, the agency that represents the 28-year-old receiver. Thielen is set to make $64 million […]

Two-star to potential superstar: Josh Allen wants to be the next Khalil Mack

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Someone is missing. The Kentucky Wildcats’ pro day is underway in Nutter Field House, where 15 NFL hopefuls are running, jumping and short-shuttling for an army of stopwatch-wielding men who look as if they jumped off the pages of “team store” catalogs. Every team is represented as they evaluate the draft-eligible players […]

How mathematicians are trying to make NFL schedules fairer

7:30 AM ET Kevin SeifertNFL Nation Close ESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008 Four years ago, a group of University at Buffalo researchers submitted a paper to the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, outlining a mathematical approach by which the NFL could potentially produce a […]

Questions facing each Champions League quarterfinalist after 1st leg

Progress to the Champions League semifinals hangs in the balance. Considering the evidence from the first leg of the quarterfinals, theScore answers the most pressing questions facing the remaining eight sides. Tottenham John Walton – EMPICS / PA Images / Getty Can Spurs progress without Kane? Tottenham celebrated a latest continental soiree in topping Manchester […]

Why VAR will rob football of its greatest moments

The grey areas of football’s rulebook were no clearer following Manchester United’s controversial last-gasp victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday. theScore’s Daniel Rouse argues that VAR also sanitizes and therefore spoils our viewing experience. The final whistle sounds in Sunderland. Pockets of Manchester United fans are daring to celebrate in the stands: they’ve snatched the […]

Hertha Berlin coach Pal Dardai under pressure after 5th loss

AP d suspensions mount at Hertha Berlin, so do the losses. And coach Pal Dardai is taking the blame. Hertha lost its fifth straight Bundesliga match on Sunday, falling 5-0 at Hoffenheim to leave the team in 11th place and far from the European places. “What’s happening now is difficult,” Dardai said even before Sunday’s […]