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Sounders, USMNT potentially dealt big Morris injury blow

Published: September 13, 2017

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The reigning MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders could be without one of its most important attacking contributors for the rest of the regular season.


Brazil doctor: Liverpool’s Coutinho in “perfect condition” to play

Published: August 29, 2017

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Philippe Coutinho is fit to play in Brazil’s two World Cup qualifiers this week, according to the national team doctor. Coutinho’s availability has been listed as “off limits” by Liverpool all summer long, and at one point Barca was said to relent on the idea of signing him.


Fouts: ‘Embarrassing’ for Chargers to play at StubHub Center

Published: August 28, 2017

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Don’t count Dan Fouts as a believer that the scaled-down size of the Los Angeles Chargers’ temporary home creates a better, more intimate atmosphere. The former Chargers quarterback witnessed the first two preseason games played by his old team at StubHub Center, a stadium designed for soccer, and was not a fan of what he saw


England’s Wayne Rooney retires from international action

Published: August 24, 2017

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The highest goalscorer and most capped outfield player in England’s history has called an end to his Three Lions career.


America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick’s protest

Published: August 23, 2017

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What started as a protest against police brutality has mushroomed a year later into a divisive debate over the future of a football player who refused to stand for the national anthem and now faces what his fans see as blackballing for speaking out in a country roiled by racial strife.


Cristiano Ronaldo confirms birth of twins, leaves Portugal at Confed Cup

Published: June 29, 2017

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Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Sunday’s Confederations Cup third-place playoff after the team allowed him to leave camp


France to play Oasis to honor England attack victims

Published: June 14, 2017

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England head to France on Tuesday to play in a friendly game at the Stade de France.


How to watch Brazil vs. Argentina: Live stream, game time, TV

Published: June 10, 2017

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Brazil and Argentina renew their rivalry in a friendly in Melbourne, Australia on Friday. The match marks Jorge Sampaoli’s debut as coach of the Albiceleste after leaving Sevilla to take the national team position. Sampaoli and Argentina have a tall


The Washington Spirit won’t hold a Pride Night, so its fans are holding one instead

Published: June 7, 2017

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“We want everybody to know they’re welcome in our section.” Every team in the National Women’s Soccer League holds a Pride night during the month of June to celebrate the LGBTQ community.


Turan quits Turkey’s national team after reported assault

Published: June 6, 2017

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey midfielder Arda Turan announced Tuesday that he is ending his international career after being dropped by the national team following a report that he assaulted a sports journalist aboard a plane. Turkey coach Fatih Terim dropped the Barcelona midfielder and expelled him from a training camp in Slovenia ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Kosovo on Sunday, according to Turkish media. Turan was reported to have verbally abused Milliyet newspaper journalist Bilal Mese aboard a Turkey team plane and then grabbed him by the throat after being angered by an article the reporter had written.


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