Football

1:01 PM ET The independent investigation into player abuse in women’s professional soccer found a long list of failures by National Women’s Soccer League coaches and executives, as well as the United States Soccer Federation itself. “Our investigation has revealed a league in which abuse and misconduct — verbal and emotional abuse and sexual misconduct
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4:34 PM ET U.S. Soccer Federation president Cindy Parlow Cone said Monday that the findings of the investigation by Sally Q. Yates are just a “first step” in changing an environment that allowed the abuse of professional women players to take place unchecked for many years. The findings of the USSF-commissioned Yates report, which were
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12:15 PM ET Inter Miami CF and former Argentina international forward Gonzalo Higuain announced his retirement on Monday, concluding a 17-year career that saw him play for some of the world’s biggest clubs including Real Madrid, Juventus, AC Milan and Chelsea. Higuain, 34, will play out the rest of the season with Miami, which is
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5:02 PM ET Leicester City‘s James Maddison scored two first-half goals as they beat promoted Nottingham Forest 4-0 on Monday to move off the bottom of the table with their first Premier League win of the season. The pressure, for now, is off Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers, who looked and sounded like someone who could
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7:00 AM ET Associated Press Relatives grieved on Monday after a crush killed at least 125 people at a football match. Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images Indonesian police said they were investigating over a dozen officers responsible for firing tear gas that set off a crush that killed at least 125 people at a football match. Distraught family
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8:51 AM ET Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has likened his side’s confidence crisis to the struggles of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Liverpool have won only three games this season and sit ninth in the Premier League table after drawing 3-3 with Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS,
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6:27 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Erik ten Hag has invited his Manchester United squad to “criticise each other” following the derby demolition at the hands of Manchester City. United’s players are set to hold clear-the-air talks on Monday following the 6-3 defeat at the Etihad Stadium. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.)
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8:18 AM ET Lyon won the Champions League for a record-extending eighth time in May. Chris Ricco/Getty Images Defending champions Olympique Lyonnais will play Arsenal and Juventus in the women’s Champions League group stage after the draw was held in Nyon on Monday. Lyon, who have won the competition a record eight times, will also face
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