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Super Conference summer tour: An inside look at some of N.J.'s top football teams

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Super Conference summer tour: An inside look at some of N.J.'s top football teams

- The North Jersey Super Football Conference is not only the biggest league in the country, it's also one of the toughest. With six nationally ranked non-public programs in the United Division and dozens of the state's top public schools, each of the conference's 112 teams are gearing up for big seasons in 2017. Before the season kicks off, we're checking in with some of the conference's top teams
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UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night

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UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night

- The Wildcats will host LIU Post. . UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night The Wildcats will host LIU Post WEBVTT ES TOMORROW NIGHT. THE FISHER CATS FINISH A SERIES WITH THE HARTFORD YARD GOATS STARTING AT 7:00. U.N.H. WOMEN'S SOCCER ARE GEARING UP FOR THEIR OPENER TOMORROW NIGHT IN DURHAM AGAINSTBROOKLYN. THE WILDCATS RETURNED SIX OF THEIR TOM EIGHT SCORERS FROM LAST YEAR
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Adam Jude’s AP Top 25 preseason ballot

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Adam Jude’s AP Top 25 preseason ballot

- I live in a bubble this time of year. I occasionally escape in time to take my kids to soccer practice, but much of my waking hours are spent in and around Husky Stadium, watching practice, doing interviews, writing, podcasting, yada, yada, yada. In other words, I’m around the Huskies quite a bit, and as such my perspective on the rest of college football can be limited, particularly during preseason camp when no one’s played a game yet
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Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields

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Soccer club gets nod for contract to use new parish soccer fields

- GONZALES — Facing a packed meeting room of parents, coaches and children mostly in blue soccer uniforms, an Ascension Parish panel backed a five-year exclusive rights contract Wednesday to the Gonzales Soccer Club for use of the new soccer fields at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. The unanimous vote by the Parish Council Recreation Committee sets up a final vote Thursday by the full council in Gonzales
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Revs first, Patriots last in survey of local fan experience

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Revs first, Patriots last in survey of local fan experience

- The results of a 2017 J.D. Power survey of the average fan’s experience found that not only was Robert Kraft’s club at the top, but that his championship football team was at the bottom. The study surveyed fans across a range of categories, including customer service, ease of travel to and from the stadium, in-game experience, and several other factors (including costs)
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Cincinnati could host FIFA World Cup match in 2026

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Cincinnati could host FIFA World Cup match in 2026

- CINCINNATI — FIFA World Cup soccer could be coming to Cincinnati. Cincinnati was included on a list of 44 cities that received a “request for information” from The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada. The bid committee is gauging interest in host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, asking each city to declare its interest by Sept
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Gillette Stadium a potential host for 2026 World Cup games

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Gillette Stadium a potential host for 2026 World Cup games

- Foxborough’s Gillette Stadium made the list of 49 potential stadiums across three countries to host games in the 2026 World Cup, it was announced on Tuesday. The committee that is hoping to bring the World Cup to the United States, Mexico, and Canada announced it will review interest and select a short list of possible host cities in September. Morocco is also bidding to host the tournament
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Maryland women’s soccer looks for a bounceback season in 2017

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Maryland women’s soccer looks for a bounceback season in 2017

- When Maryland hired Ray Leone away from Harvard last year, it signaled a commitment to building a successful women’s soccer team. Entering last season, Leone began his 26th year as a head coach for his sixth different program. However, despite a career winning record, he couldn’t find success with the Terps. Now, in year two under Leone, Maryland is much more prepared to compete in each game, with more talent and more comfort in the new system
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Baltimore interested in hosting games in combined North American bid for 2026 World Cup

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Baltimore interested in hosting games in combined North American bid for 2026 World Cup

- Baltimore was named one of 34 potential American host cities Tuesday for a combined bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. M&T Bank Stadium was among 49 stadiums in 44 cities identified by the United Bid Committee as a potential venue for soccer’s most popular showcase. Cities have until Sept. 5 to declare their interest in taking part in the bid process, as Baltimore is expected to do
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Wright-Phillips scores twice, Red Bulls reach Open Cup final

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Wright-Phillips scores twice, Red Bulls reach Open Cup final

- CINCINNATI — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two of New York's three goals as the Red Bulls advanced to the U.S. Open Cup final with a 3-2 victory over FC Cincinnati on Tuesday night. New York will play for the championship on Sept. 20 against Sporting KC, which won on penalties against the San Jose Earthquakes last Wednesday. Cincinnati led 2-0 before conceding its first goal of the tournament in the 75th minute, when second-half substitute Gonzalo Veron knocked in a loose ball from in front
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German minister calls for tough response to soccer violence

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German minister calls for tough response to soccer violence

- BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's interior minister called for tough measures to crack down on soccer fans who commit violent acts, including stadium bans, after fireworks and fires disrupted a match in the Baltic city of Rostock on Monday. Thomas de Maiziere, who also serves as sports minister, told the daily Bild that overall violence levels were rising in Germany, as evidenced by clashes that injured hundreds of police officers at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July
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Austin downtown soccer facility was too expensive for team, owner says

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Austin downtown soccer facility was too expensive for team, owner says

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UConn Men's Soccer Hungry After Missing NCAA Tournament Last Season

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UConn Men's Soccer Hungry After Missing NCAA Tournament Last Season

- About halfway through practice Tuesday, UConn men's soccer goalie Scott Levene came out of his box and motioned to his defense. Levene, who is one of five returning seniors, wasn't happy with what he saw. The defense had missed its coverage, and the issue needed to be fixed — quickly. The Huskies, who were picked to finish first in the American Athletic Conference coaches' preseason poll early in the day, open the season Aug
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World Cup soccer could come to Rose Bowl, LA Coliseum, Inglewood stadium in 2026

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World Cup soccer could come to Rose Bowl, LA Coliseum, Inglewood stadium in 2026

- LOS ANGELES — The Rose Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and the under-construction Rams-Chargers football stadium in Inglewood were among 49 potential venues revealed today as part of a joint bid by the United States, Mexico and Canada to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament. The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada sent “requests for information” to officials in 44 cities that house the various stadiums being considered as potential venues
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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo banned 5 games for pushing referee

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo banned 5 games for pushing referee

- Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the La Liga season. Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee who sent him off for diving in Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo was suspended for one game for the red card in Sunday's Super Cup first leg at Barcelona, and four games for pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back, the Spanish football federation said
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Bellevue high school football teams to be outfitted with Riddell InSite helmets

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Bellevue high school football teams to be outfitted with Riddell InSite helmets

- Bellevue high school football teams to be outfitted with Riddell InSite helmets WEBVTT GOT TRAINED IN HOW THESYSTEM WORKS AND WHAT TO WATCHOUT FOR.ALEX.REPORTER EACH SCHOOL GETS ONEHUNDRED 30 HIGH-TECH HELMETS.IT WON'T REDUCE THE RISKS OF THEGAME, BUT IT WILL BE IMPORTANTADDED SURVEILLANCE.>> THE ATHLETES ONLY HAVE TO PUTTHE HELMET ON AND GO TO PRACTICELIKE THEY WOULD.REPORTE THE HELMETS LOOK LIKEANY OTHER, BUT THE TECH INSIDECHANGES THE GAME
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Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

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Ronaldo banned for 5 games after pushing referee

- BARCELONA, Spain — Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five games on Monday after shoving a referee following his red card for diving in Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the season-opening Spanish Super Cup. Ronaldo was suspended for one game for the red card in Sunday's Super Cup first leg at Barcelona, and four games for pushing referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea in the back, the Spanish football federation said
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Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL

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Lukaku scores 2, Man United beats West Ham 4-0 in EPL

- MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Romelu Lukaku scored twice and Paul Pogba capped an ominous team display with a late long-range goal as Manchester United beat West Ham 4-0 in their opening game of the Premier League season on Sunday. With Nemanja Matic excelling in central midfield, United looks to have a side that can seriously challenge for its first league title since 2013, Alex Ferguson's final year at the club
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  • UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night
    UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night

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    The Wildcats will host LIU Post. . UNH Women's soccer season begins Friday night The Wildcats will host LIU Post WEBVTT ES TOMORROW NIGHT. THE FISHER CATS FINISH A SERIES WITH THE HARTFORD YARD GOATS STARTING AT 7:00. U.N.H. WOMEN'S SOCCER ARE GEARING UP FOR THEIR OPENER TOMORROW NIGHT IN DURHAM AGAINSTBROOKLYN. THE WILDCATS RETURNED SIX OF THEIR TOM EIGHT SCORERS FROM LAST YEAR
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  • Super Conference summer tour: An inside look at some of N.J.'s top football teams
    Super Conference summer tour: An inside look at some of N.J.'s top football teams

    , nj.com

    The North Jersey Super Football Conference is not only the biggest league in the country, it's also one of the toughest. With six nationally ranked non-public programs in the United Division and dozens of the state's top public schools, each of the conference's 112 teams are gearing up for big seasons in 2017. Before the season kicks off, we're checking in with some of the conference's top teams
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  • Cincinnati could host FIFA World Cup match in 2026
    Cincinnati could host FIFA World Cup match in 2026

    , wlwt.com

    CINCINNATI — FIFA World Cup soccer could be coming to Cincinnati. Cincinnati was included on a list of 44 cities that received a “request for information” from The United Bid Committee of the United States, Mexico and Canada. The bid committee is gauging interest in host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, asking each city to declare its interest by Sept
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  • How Are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Staying out of Jail?
    How Are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Staying out of Jail?

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    Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are not just united by their record-breaking brilliance on the football field. They are also now linked by something far less palatable: public investigations into their tax affairs. Ronaldo appeared in a Spanish court on Monday to answer questions regarding an accusation by government prosecutors that he had been involved in a €14.7 million tax fraud
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