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August 23, 2014


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UNM soccer coach suspended for 1 week over hazing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico women's soccer coach Kit Vela has been suspended for a week without pay and 22 players will be suspended for one game over a hazing incident.

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Friday 08/22/2014
No act: Tom Hanks wants sod for Women's World Cup
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 7:05 pm

TORONTO (AP) — Tom Hanks takes his soccer seriously. And when the Women's World Cup comes to Canada in 2015, he wants the games played on grass fields.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family.

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Column: In France, a small team makes a big point
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 2:02 pm

PARIS (AP) — The principle, beautiful in its simplicity, motivates players in open leagues everywhere, be they school kids or hardened pros: Play well enough through the season to finish top or near the top of the division and the end reward will be promotion to bigger and better things.

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Dortmund hopes to raise cash in stock issue
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 1:04 pm

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund is hoping to raise fresh capital with a stock issue expected to bring in 114.4 million euros ($151.72 million) in an effort to reduce debt and give the club more financial clout.

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European soccer clubs opening US academies
Updated: August 21, 2014 - 10:01 am

MIAMI (AP) — As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi. Their aspirations, realistic or not, have not gone unnoticed by top international teams, which are trying to capitalize financially.

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Tuesday 08/19/2014
Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him.

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Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums
Updated: August 19, 2014 - 1:02 pm

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10.

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Monday 08/18/2014
Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 8:03 pm

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican champion Leon in a preseason tuneup.

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