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2 hrs ago | LA Daily News

Early goal from Zardes holds up as Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 1-0

Maybe it just takes the sight of Real Salt Lake on the other side of the field to keep the Galaxy's rapt attention.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Beckerman, Nick Rimando, Real Salt Lake, US Soccer

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Canada.com

Jermain Defoe a one-man wrecking crew as Toronto FC rallies to down Houston

England striker Jermain Defoe is a test for any MLS defence. He is nigh unstoppable against the league's worst.

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Related Topix: Sports, Doneil Henry, Brad Davis, Servando Carrasco, Dominic Oduro, Giles Barnes, Boniek Garcia

The Washington Post

Chicago Fire hold on for 1-0 win over Revolution

Quincy Amarikwa scored in the 3rd minute and Sean Johnson saved a penalty kick in the 86th to seal the Chicago Fire's 1-0 win over the New England Revolution on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Fire, US Soccer, New England Revolution, Chris Tierney

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

World Cup: Netherlands defeats Brazil

This was certainly the case for Brazil Saturday as the World Cup hosts suffered further embarrassment after the Netherlands triumphed 3-0 in the third place playoff match in Brasilia.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Oscar, Thiago Silva, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, David Luiz

NewsOK.com

Prolific Pelle joins Southampton from Feyenoord

Southampton has continued to rebuild its team after selling a trio of prized assets this summer by signing Italian forward Graziano Pelle from Feyenoord.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Southampton, Graziano Pelle

KCRA-TV Sacramento

World Cup: Neymar named on Golden Ball list

His World Cup was brutally cut short by injury, but Brazilian star Neymar could yet end up a winner after the Barcelona forward was named on FIFA's Golden Ball shortlist to decide the tournament's best player.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Fox Sports

Toure's agent claims he would have won top awards if he wasn't black

The agent of Yaya Toure has claimed the reason the Manchester City midfielder has failed to win any of football's top individual awards is because he is black.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yaya Toure, Ivory Coast World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard

Surreycomet.co.uk

Bridge Banter: Old Chelsea boy Luiz is about more than just inconsistent performances

Sideshow: We all need some light refreshment from the pressures of the Premier League, that's why it's shame David Luiz has gone to France There has been little banter over the past couple of days that has not revolved around Brazil's capitulation in the semi-final of the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Luiz, Ramires, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Rock Hill Herald

United gets 3rd straight road win; 2-1 over Quakes

Eddie Johnson and Luis Silva each scored in the first half, and Bill Hamid made two vital late saves to give the Washington club its third-straight road win.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brandon Barklage, Bill Hamid, Chris Wondolowski

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hampshire Chronicle

Carragher: Right time to sell Luis

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes it was the right time for the club to sell controversial striker Luis Suarez.

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Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez, Jamie Carragher, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Scotsman.com

Mario Balotelli in 'Instagram gun' controversy

Italy striker Mario Balotelli has stoked more controversy by publishing a picture of himself on Instagram pointing a gun at the camera with the message "a big kiss to all the haters".

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Related Topix: Sports, Mario Balotelli

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

World Cup: Germany, Argentina face destiny

It is the scenario Brazil had always feared -- the $11 billion party where the neighbors come round and trash your newly spruced up home.

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Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Sports, Miroslav Klose, Thomas Muller, Manuel Neuer, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich

4029TV.com

Liverpool and Barcelona reach deal on Suarez

Luis Suarez is set to join Spanish giants Barcelona after Liverpool and the La Liga club announced they had agreed terms for a sale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez, Patrice Evra, Branislav Ivanovic, Otman Bakkal

Local TV Station KTVZ

World Cup: Messi's moment of immortality?

In the sight of Rio de Janeiro's Christ the Redeemer, the man who would be king awaits his destiny.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Nigeria World Cup

News Shopper

Chamakh puts pen to paper to continue his "adventure with Crystal Palace"

Striker Marouane Chamakh has agreed a new two-year contract at Selhurst Park to "continue his adventure with Crystal Palace ".

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Related Topix: Sports, Marouane Chamakh, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Sunherald.com

Defender out of position comfortable facing Messi

For a man about to face one of the game's most prolific scorers, Benedikt Hoewedes is remarkably calm and composed ahead of the World Cup final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Manuel Neuer

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Latin Americans reluctantly rally behind Argentina

With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America But for at least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World Cup final, most Latin Americans will put aside their disdain for their proud neighbors as they look ... (more)

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Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Neymar, Diego, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

NewsOK.com

Chile star Sanchez leaves Barcelona for Arsenal

Chile striker Alexis Sanchez has ended his three-year stint at Barcelona by joining Arsenal for a reported fee of 35 million pounds , adding some much-needed firepower to the English Premier League side.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez

Washington Times

Zico says Brazil should replace Scolari as coach

Brazil football great Zico says coach Luiz Felipe Scolari must be replaced if his country is to move past its disappointing World Cup performance.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Luiz, Oscar

Bradenton.com

Jackson says Knicks still awaiting word from Melo

In this Dec. 16, 2013 file photo, New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony goes to the basket against Washington Wizards' Trevor Booker during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jackson, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Trevor Booker

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