By Phil Stewart and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, an action appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. TrumpRead More »
The matchup that many fans wanted for the final of the Gold Cup didn't materialize, but don't tell the United States that playing upstart Jamaica instead of heated rival Mexico on Wednesday in Santa Clara, Calif., is a letdown. "I could care less who we play in the final. We just want to win a trophy," U.S. coach Bruce Arena said. His team upheld its end of the possible dream match with a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Saturday, but Jamaica shocked Mexico 1-0 in the other semifinal on Sunday. Jamaica, which lost the 2015 final to Mexico, has a chance to join Mexico (seven titles), the United States (five) and Canada (one) as the only Gold Cup champions. "That's a cycle we want to break," Jamaican
Jose Mourinho may change his mind over Manchester United signing just one more player this summer after Renato Sanches revealed he wants to leave Bayern Munich. Speaking this week, Mourinho said he would accept signing just one more player this summer due to the state of the transfer market with inflated prices.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has sent Brazilian defender Kenedy home from its Asian tour after he made offensive comments about China on social media. Kenedy and Chelsea previously issued apologies for the comments made ahead of Chelsea's 3-0 friendly win over Arsenal in Beijing on Sunday. The since-deleted messages featured a profanity relating to China and a message mocking a security guard he photographed. The 21-year-old was "strongly reprimanded and disciplined," Chelsea said Sunday. Chelsea is now in Singapore ahead of friendlies against Bayern Munich on Tuesday and Inter Milan on Saturday. Kenedy was sent to Watford on loan last season, where he played just one Premier League game, in part due