Brazilian club Flamengo are trying to postpone a league game after 16 of their players tested positive for COVID-19.
Santos could not turn their dominance into goals as they shared the points with Botafogo in a 0-0 draw in Rio de Janeiro.
Vanderlei Luxemburgo won the Sao Paulo State Championship on Saturday, but the success was an outlier in terms of homegrown coaches in Brazil.
One of the opening matches of the 2020 Brazilian league was called off just moments before kickoff when 10 Goias players tested positive.
Despite numerous challenges, CONMEBOL wants South American clubs to return to action, in large part to keep its continental competition on track.
A fabled assistant under Pep Guardiola, Domenec Torrent knows that Flamengo offer him a fast track to glory -- and the risk of being derailed.
Flamengo have appointed former New York City FC coach Domenec Torrent to replace Jorge Jesus.
Coach Jorge Jesus is leaving Brazilian champions Flamengo to return to his native Portugal for a second spell in charge of Benfica.
Wednesday looms as an important day for Flamengo: The Rio state title is on the line, and so is the future of head coach Jorge Jesus.
Salomon Kalou has signed for Brazilian club Botafogo, the Rio de Janeiro side said on Thursday.
Brazil, and Rio football, is choosing to be an outlier in the way it deals with the coronavirus.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella has suspended all professional football matches in the city only three days after play restarted.
As debate rages in Brazil over when to resume competitive football, new Botafogo signing Keisuke Honda has wondered aloud: 'Am I crazy?'
Botafogo and Fluminense plan to defy an order from their federation to resume play as Brazil's daily coronavirus death toll hovers around 1,000.
It has been the stage for some of football's most memorable moments, and greatest players. On Tuesday, Brazil's famous Maracana turns 70.
It's the final group game and there's a lot at stake: La Liga, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 are fighting for two semifinal spots. Which giant will fall?
It's Matchday Two of ESPN's Battle of the Leagues! Will the Premier League keep their win streak going vs. MLS? And can Ligue 1 stun the Bundesliga?
Welcome to ESPN's Battle of the Leagues! Eight writers took on management duties for eight top soccer leagues and went head-to-head. Who will win?
It's Matchday One of ESPN's Battle of the Leagues! Will the Premier League prevail against Liga MX? And who will win Group B's heavyweight clash?
We've all imagined best teams for each league but who would win in such an all-star battle? We put our experts (and FIFA 20) to the test.
Brazilian striker Fred completed a 600-kilometer (370-mile) charity bicycle ride when he arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.
Former Brazil striker Fred is leaving Cruzeiro to return to his previous team Fluminense and said he'd travel to his new team by bicycle.
The debate over Brazil's return to competitive football has turned ugly with the directors of Flamengo and Botafogo trading barbs in the media.
The Rio de Janeiro government told clubs on Monday they could resume full training in June despite coronavirus cases being on the rise in Brazil.
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