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Spain's sports court opens disciplinary procedure vs. Villar

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Spain's administrative court for sport has initiated disciplinary procedures against the president of the Spanish football federation after he was arrested and jailed in a corruption probe. More>>

Brazil's 1982 World Cup goalkeeper dies after heart attack

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Former Brazil goalkeeper Waldir Peres, a member of the 1982 World Cup team, dies aged 66 after a heart attack. More>>

Manchester City signs left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

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Manchester City has announced the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco. More>>

Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

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Kemar Lawrence scored on an exquisite 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final with a 1-0 upset victory over Mexico. More>>

Chelsea apology to China for player's offensive online posts

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Chelsea has apologized China for social media comments by Brazilian player Kenedy which it accepts "caused great offence and hurt the feelings" of the country during the Premier League champions' pre-season tour. More>>

Dempsey record goal, assist leads US into Gold Cup final

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Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan's American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 and into the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game. More>>

Philipp Lahm voted Germany's top player in his final season

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Lahm voted Germany's player of the season before retiring. More>>

Danilo joins City from Madrid, providing versatility at back

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Manchester City has signed Danilo from Real Madrid, increasing the Premier League club's threadbare options at full back after selling Aleksandar Kolarov to Roma. More>>

El Salvador's Romero, Ceren suspended after bites

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El Salvador defender Henry Romero was suspended for his nation's next 6 competitive matches and midfielder Darwin Ceren for the next 3, penalties announced after they bit American players during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal. More>>

7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe

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A federal lawyer says seven suspended soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing. More>>

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

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Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match. More>>

Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day Video included

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu expects Xavi Hernandez will return to Barcelona and eventually coach the team he helped lead to 15 major titles. More>>

AP Interview: Barcelona says Neymar will not be sold

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu says Neymar will not be sold and that activating his release clause would cause any club to violate UEFA financial fair play rules. More>>

US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance

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Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward's nipple. More>>

Arena changes all 11 US starters for 2nd straight match

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U.S. coach Bruce Arena changed all 11 starters for the second straight game, inserting forwards Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore into the starting lineup for a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador. More>>

After donning Darth Vader outfit, Gonzalez becomes force

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Asked to wear a Darth Vader costume at his introductory news conference with Pachuca, American Omar Gonzalez becomes defensive force. More>>

Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

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Spanish Football Federation president Angel Maria Villar has been arrested along with his son and three more federation executives as part of an anti-corruption probe. More>>

The Latest: Spanish soccer body cancels meetings amid crisis

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Policemen escort Angel Maria Villar into the Spanish Football Federation offices on the outskirts of Madrid several hours after he was arrested. More>>

Dempsey, Bradley, Howard, Altidore among US roster additions

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Forward Clint Dempsey, midfielder Michael Bradley and goalkeeper Tim Howard are among six additions to the U.S. roster for the knockout phase of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. More>>

Miazga's late goal gives US 1st place in Gold Cup group

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Matt Miazga scored on a closer-range header from Graham Zusi's corner kick in the 88th minute, giving the United States first place in its CONCACAF Gold Cup group with a 3-0 victory over Nicaragua. More>>

8 killed in soccer stampede in Senegal

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Witnesses said at least eight people have died and more than 50 were injured after a stadium wall collapse and stampede at a soccer match in the Senegalese capital. More>>

Chuck Blazer dies after exposing corruption he profited from

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Chuck Blazer, the gregarious soccer dealmaker who exposed FIFA corruption, dies. More>>

Ajax player Nouri has severe and permanent brain damage

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Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri has been diagnosed with severe and permanent brain damage five days after he collapsed due to an irregular heartbeat during a friendly game in Austria. More>>

Dortmund's Sven Bender to join twin brother at Leverkusen

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Bayer Leverkusen is signing Sven Bender from Bundesliga rival Borussia Dortmund. More>>

Morris scores twice, US beats Martinique 3-2 in Gold Cup

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Jordan Morris' second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the United States edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a member of FIFA. More>>

Chuck Blazer, who touched off soccer scandal, dead at 72

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Chuck Blazer, the pioneering American soccer executive who admissions of corruption set off a global scandal that ultimately toppled FIFA President Sepp Blatter, has died at age 72. More>>

Forbes says Cowboys most valuable sports team, worth $4.2B

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Forbes says Dallas Cowboys remain most valuable pro sports franchise for second straight year. More>>

MLB looks to Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

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Major League Baseball looks to Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge to connect with fans and compete with NFL and NBA stars for recognition. More>>

SEC faces strong challenges as college football's top dog

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When LSU's Ed Orgeron matter of factly declared the SEC as "the best conference in the United States," he was mostly preaching to the choir in the league's backyard. More>>

Elias Hernandez leads Mexico past El Salvador 3-1

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Elias Hernandez scored and had two assists to help Mexico beat El Salvador 3-1 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup opener. More>>

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