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July 26, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Not every story about athletes and their finances has to be a cautionary tale . in June, Forbes released their coveted annual list of the highest-paid athletes in the world. Unsurprising given the public's obsession around contract buzz and inked deals, the cutoff to make this year's list of top...
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 FC Dallas at Sporting Kansas City
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July 22, 2019 - 6:18 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dominique Badji and Jesús Ferreira scored and FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night. Badji opened the scoring for FC Dallas (9-8-5) in the 37th minute. A miscommunication between Sporting KC's Seth Sinovic and Gianluca Busio led to an errant pass into...
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July 09, 2019 - 1:28 pm
by Eldis Sula Following a World Cup victory as inspiring as it was controversial , the U.S. women’s national soccer team had a deservedly hype celebration after their big Sunday win. The team’s party was an odyssey, starting in the locker room, but extending on the plane ride across the ocean and...
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CONCACAF Gold Cup final
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July 08, 2019 - 6:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory...
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July 03, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The Americans' 2-1 victory over England in Tuesday's Women's World Cup semifinal averaged nearly 8 million U.S. viewers on English- and Spanish-language television. The match averaged 7.025 million viewers on Fox, according to the network and Nielsen, and peaked at more than 9 million over the late...
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FC Dallas at Portland Timbers
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July 01, 2019 - 7:01 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gio Saverese described new forward Brian Fernandez as a competitor shortly after he was signed. On Sunday, the Portland Timbers' head coach was reminded why. Fernandez scored in a league-record fifth consecutive game, helping the Timbers to a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas. He...
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June 30, 2019 - 1:42 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Preparing for the Women's World Cup semifinal against the United States, coach Phil Neville was irritated to discover the Americans scoping out England's hotel. The Americans would move into it if they win the next game. U.S. coach Jill Ellis insisted it was a sign of good...
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