Soccer
  • Borussia Dortmund advanced to the Champions League final for the first time since 1997, withstanding a late rally by Real Madrid.

    Dortmund's Marco Reus and Marcel Schmelzer, react, after the Champions League semifinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 30, 2013.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 30, 2013, 5:41 PM EDT
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  • Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski, from Poland, celebrates after scoring his third goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, April 24 2013.

    Bayern, which routed Barcelona 4-0, edged Dortmund and was voted the world's top team for the fifth straight week by a panel of 15 journalists.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 30, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT
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  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, left, symbolically launches the construction work for the new FIFA museum in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, April 25, 2013. FIFA says its US dollar 200 million museum will now be created downtown in its home city of Zurich. Construction work has started in the Enge district and the museum is scheduled to open in April or May 2015.

    Blatter's predecessor as FIFA president, Joao Havelange, was forced to step down as honorary president because of his involvement in the case.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 30, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT
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  • Liverpool's Luis Suarez is seen during his team's 2-2 draw against Chelsea in their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2013. Suarez appeared to bite the arm of Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic at the end of a tussle during the game.

    The Football Association said Friday that Suarez's suspension will begin immediately, meaning he'll miss the last four games of this season and the first six of next season.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 26, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT
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  • Bayern's Thomas Mueller, third left, celebrates after scoring during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

    Thomas Mueller scored twice, Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben had one goal each and Bayern Munich routed Barcelona 4-0 Tuesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2013, 10:24 AM EDT
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  • Liverpool's Luis Suarez is seen during his team's 2-2 draw against Chelsea in their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2013. Suarez appeared to bite the arm of Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic at the end of a tussle during the game.

    The FA wants Suarez suspended for more than the standard three matches for sinking his teeth into an arm of Chelsea defender Bransilav Ivanovic during a Premier League match on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 23, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT
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  • A Manchester United supporter holds a sign as the team celebrates winning their 20th English Premier League title after their 3-0 win over Aston Villa in their soccer match at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Monday April 22, 2013.

    Manchester United won its record 20th English league title, beating Aston Villa 3-0 Monday night on Robin van Persie's first-half hat trick to clinch the championship with four games to spare.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 22, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT
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  • Liverpool's Luis Suarez is seen during his team's 2-2 draw against Chelsea in their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 21, 2013. Suarez appeared to bite the arm of Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic at the end of a tussle during the game.

    Suarez, who served a seven-game suspension for a bite during a Dutch league match in 2010, was foiled by Ivanovic as he attempted to kick the ball between the center back's legs in the penalty area.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 22, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT
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  • Richard Scudamore, chief executive of the English Premier League, speaks during an interview at NBC studios on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 in New York. Scudamore and NBC executives announced that all 380 English Premier League games will be televised live by NBC and its networks next season as part of a multiyear contract. The telecasts begin Aug. 17 and will be carried on NBC, NBC Sports Network, Telemundo, Mun2 and various digital outlets.

    All 380 English Premier League games will be televised live by NBC and its networks next season as part of a three-year, $250 million contract.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 16, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT
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