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Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer

Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccer

The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.

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How a small club like Freiburg makes ends meet

How a small club like Freiburg makes ends meet

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top division. Here, at…

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Would football be richer without small clubs?

Would football be richer without small clubs?

FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views i…

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4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid

4 months after bite, Suarez to face Real Madrid

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory…

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AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it big

AP PHOTOS: Small Paraguay soccer team hits it big

CAPIATA, Paraguay (AP) — They don't get much smaller than Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata — or bigger than Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors.

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US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals…

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Illegal drone use a growing issue at sports venues

LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.

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Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Mizoram Football Association says a 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating …

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Alex Morgan to miss 4-6 weeks with ankle injury

Alex Morgan will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks because of a left ankle sprain and will miss the remainder of the CONCACAF Women's Championship.

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Ronaldo set 8-game Spanish mark of 15 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat L…

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Morgan hurts ankle again as US beats Guatemala 5-0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Alex Morgan reinjured her left ankle, just four months after returning to action following a long layoff.

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South Africa reluctant to host 2015 African Cup

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year's African Cup of Nations because the sport minist…

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Ebola means African Cup hosting could be a lottery

Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?

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After World Cup, Americans struggle for field time

Following the fortunes of U.S. players in Europe's best leagues doesn't take much time these days. Except for the goalkeepers, many of the Ame…

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Serb police nab drone that triggered Balkan ruckus

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have found the drone that flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a soccer stadium in Belgrade, igniti…

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Garber criticizes Klinsmann over Donovan, MLS view

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann f…

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Drone banner at soccer game ignites Balkan ruckus

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It was all about the drone Wednesday — the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a socce…

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North American group buys Bologna soccer club

BOLOGNA, Italy (AP) — A group of North Americans led by New York lawyer Joe Tacopina completed the purchase of Italy's cash-strapped Serie B s…

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UEFA disciplinary action over Serbia-Albania chaos

LONDON (AP) — UEFA opened disciplinary cases on Wednesday against the Serbian and Albanian football associations over the fighting between pla…

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A look at other abandoned international matches

The European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania that erupted into violence after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner in…

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US gives up late goal in 1-1 tie vs Honduras

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — For U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann, the biggest perk of exhibition matches right now is getting the chance to experiment …

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Late goals by Ronaldo, O'Shea in Euro qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to give Portugal a 1-0 win over Denmark in a European Championship …

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Drone, banner force end to Euro soccer qualifier

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A small drone dangling an Albanian banner and circling the soccer field touched off fighting between Serbian and Alban…

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Neymar scores all 4 as Brazil beats Japan 4-0

SINGAPORE (AP) — Fans roared when Neymar's name was read during the pregame introductions, and the Brazilian star didn't disappoint.

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Diskerud aims for larger US role in next 4 years

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Mix Diskerud is not planning on becoming the next Landon Donovan.

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