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Gareth Bale signing with LAFC showcases how MLS is winning over European stars

Gareth Bale signing with LAFC showcases how MLS is winning over European stars

Gareth Bale takes a shot during a World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria in March. Bale, a standout for Real Madrid, has agreed to a deal with LAFC. (Matt Dunham/Associated Press) So, let me get this right: LAFC is helping Gareth Bale take down the United States? Once the world’s most expensive soccer player, …

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England's Morgan to retire from international cricket

England’s Morgan to retire from international cricket

England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan is set to retire from international cricket, with an official announcement expected as soon as Tuesday, according to the BBC. Under Morgan, England won the 2019 50-over World Cup — their first major global limited overs title — and reached the top of the one-day and Twenty20 rankings. But …

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Spain without injured Hermoso for Euro 2022

Spain without injured Hermoso for Euro 2022

Spain gave uncapped teenager Salma Paralluelo an international call-up on Monday for the women’s Euro 2022 in England, but will be without injured star forward Jennifer Hermoso. Hermoso, who recently signed for Mexican club Pachuca from Barcelona, ​​has been ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury suffered shortly after joining up with the …

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Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios lead LAFC to victory over New York Red Bulls

Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios lead LAFC to victory over New York Red Bulls

LAFC forward Latif Blessing jumps over New York Red Bulls midfielder Lewis Morgan during LAFC’s 2-0 win Sunday at Banc of California Stadium. (Ashley Landis/Associated Press) Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios scored three minutes apart in the second half as LAFC pulled away for a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. …

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Qatar warns against unauthorized use of World Cup logo on car plates

Qatar warns against unauthorized use of World Cup logo on car plates

Qatar warned the general public Sunday against the use of unauthorized vehicle license plates with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 logo, after it was auctioned off dozens of number plates for hundreds of thousands of dollars. “It is prohibited to copy and install the World Cup logo on the vehicle number plate,” tweeted the …

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Sophia Smith scores twice as USWNT beats Colombia, extends home streak

Sophia Smith scores twice as USWNT beats Colombia, extends home streak

US forward Sophia Smith (11), pictured in front of Colombia midfielder Daniela Montoya, had two goals as the Americans beat Colombia 3-0 to extend their home unbeaten streak to 68 games. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press) Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half, and the US women’s national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to …

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