Spending big doesn't guarantee success for Real Madrid, Manchester United

LONDON - The spending power of Real Madrid and Manchester United is unmatched in soccer, and the...four years: a 4-0 humiliation inflicted by Atletico Madrid on Saturday.The Madrid derby also exposed the shortcomings of Gareth Bale, Karim...

Georgia man seriously gored by bull in Spain

MADRID - An American youth is recovering in the intensive-care unit of a hospital in western Salamanca after being savagely gored during...

Valencia end Real Madrid's 22-game winning streak; Barcelona also falls

...BARCELONA, Spain - Valencia snapped Real Madrid's 22-game winning streak by fighting...substitutes could spark the comeback.Madrid has a game in hand and leads Barcelona and defending champion Atletico Madrid by one point.Madrid had not lost or...

Defending Spanish champs Atletico Madrid inch closer to lead

...Antoine Griezmann headed in two more goals to lead Atletico Madrid to a 3-1 win over Levante, as the defending champions pulled...Barcelona before it visits Real Sociedad on Sunday.Leader Real Madrid is one point ahead of its main title rivals with two games in...

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid's comeback win over Barcelona

MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo scored to spark Real Madrid's 3-1 comeback win over Barcelona in a thrilling "clasico...visitors deflated by sealing the win in the 61st minute.Madrid moved into second place one point behind Barcelona with a...

Lionel Messi, Barcelona keep rolling

...Barcelona remained one point behind Spanish league leader Real Madrid.Messi's 31st hat trick with Barcelona took his tally in...games this season.Messi has 26 league goals as he closes in on Madrid rival Cristiano Ronaldo's competition-leading tally of 28...

Liverpool pulls out victory against Crystal Palace in FA Cup

...red jersey before he ends his career at Anfield and moves to the Los Angeles Galaxy in Major League Soccer. LA LIGA: Real Madrid needed goals from Francisco "Isco" Alarcon and Karim Benzema to beat a determined Deportivo La Coruna 2-0 and ensure it...

Ga. student recovering after bull goring

MADRID - An American university student who was repeatedly gored and tossed by a fighting bull last weekend is improving but remains shaken after the experience, a spokesman the Clinic Hospital in the western city of Salamanca said Tuesday.

All eyes on Madrid for Champions League semifinals

Madrid will be the center of the soccer world this week when Real Madrid plays host to Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid welcomes Chelsea in the Champions League semifinals.Bayern coach Pep Guardiola and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho dominated...

Real Madrid to play defending champ Bayern Munich in Champions League semifinals

NYON, Switzerland - Real Madrid will play defending champion Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals, and Atletico Madrid will face Chelsea.Madrid and Bayern have combined to win 14 European Cup or Champions...