Soccer rule-makers permit video assistance experiments

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Soccer's rule-makers on Saturday approved in-game trials with video assistance for referees as Gianni Infantino used the start of his FIFA presidency to push innovation in the sport.

  • Written by ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Infantino says 2026 World Cup bids must be 'bullet-proof'

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — FIFA's credibility is at stake over the 2026 World Cup and bids must be "bullet-proof," new President Gianni Infantino said Friday after a German investigation could not rule out that vote-buying secured the 2006 tournament for Germany.

  • Written by ROB HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

Bengals res-sign WR/KR Brandon Tate

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have re-signed receiver and kick returner Brandon Tate, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent next week.

The Bengals announced the deal Friday.


Reds' Phillips, Duvall hurt Salazar in 9-1 win vs Indians

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Brandon Phillips had a sacrifice fly and Adam Duvall added a two-run single in the first inning off Danny Salazar, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-1 win over the Cleveland Indians.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press