We're only one-third of the way through the Premier League season, but the table is already starting to take shape. At the top it's Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool leading the title race.
MADRID (AP) — Villarreal and Granada cruised past sixth-division teams in the opening round of the Copa del Rey on Tuesday. Villarreal trounced Victoria CF 8-0 and Granada routed Club Deportivo Laguna 7-0 to advance to the second round. Celta Vigo got past fourth-division club Ebro 5-0. This season's edition of the Copa includes teams from all six divisions of Spanish soccer with the lower-tiered clubs hosting the one-match series in the first round. Other first-division teams that advanced Tues
The Vancouver Whitecaps have made interim coach Vanni Sartini their permanent head coach. Sartini agreed to a two-year deal through the 2023 season, the Whitecaps announced Tuesday. Sartini was named interim coach on Aug. 27 after the Whitecaps dismissed Marc Dos Santos. The team fell to last place in the Western Conference in early August after an eight-game winless streak. Under Sartini, Vancouver went 7-2-5 and made the playoffs before losing to Sporting Kansas City in the opening round. Sart