Croatia gears up to give heroes’ welcome to World Cup team

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) Fans are pouring in from throughout the country as Croatia gears up to give a heroes’ welcome on Monday to the national team despite its loss to France in the World Cup final.

After Math: Stage 4 capitalism

It's been another fun-filled week of plebes like us being crushed under the heel of big business. Want to take a trip into orbit? You're gonna need to mortgage your house and your children's futures. Want to own the last decent MacBook Pro? Tough, Ap…

A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) France is the established power with a young team full of speed and skill. Croatia has the veterans that have shown they can never be counted out.

Even the World Cup couldn’t escape the ‘Fortnite’ fever

Now that England is out of the 2018 World Cup, there's one thing we're really going to miss about its team: The goal celebrations from midfielders Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard. While professional athletes creatively expressing themselves after scoring…

Hungary’s Ferencvaros, Jewish leaders remember heroic coach

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Hungary’s most popular soccer team has paid tribute to a former player and coach who later was in the anti-Nazi resistance and helped save hundreds of Jews before he was executed in 1945.

Japan midfielder Inui gets embassy introduction

TOKYO (AP) Japan midfielder Takashi Inui was introduced by La Liga team Real Betis at the Spanish Embassy in Tokyo on Thursday after impressing at the World Cup.

Elliott Management owns AC Milan after Li misses deadline

MILAN (AP) Elliott Management has promised to inject 50 million euros ($66 million) in capital after taking over Italian club AC Milan.