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Inside Fox Sports coverage plan for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

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Inside Fox Sports coverage plan for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia


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Cincinnati submits bid for FIFA World cup soccer game

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World Cup Power Rankings After Aug. 29 to Sept. 5 Qualifiers

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World Cup Power Rankings After Aug. 29 to Sept. 5 Qualifiers


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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


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Robert Kraft a big part of unified bid to bring 2026 World Cup to North America

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Ames girls hold on to take 3A state soccer championship

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Bruce Arena resigns as U.S. soccer coach after World Cup humiliation
American men's team fell to Trinidad and Tobago in qualifying match Related Stories Bruce Arena resigned as U.S. men's national team coach on Friday, three days after the Americans failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. The U.S. Soccer Federation said within 10 days it will announce an interim coach for planned exhibition games next month   Read More ...
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South's late-game rally falls short in overtime at state soccer tournament
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South's late-game rally falls short in overtime at state soccer tournament
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Shanley pulls out shootout victory at state soccer tournament
"It was basically as close to losing as we could get," Busch said. "There's no reason we can't be in this tournament as a No. 4 seed. It shows we're the dark horse." The loss for Century (13-4) marks the first No. 1 seed to lose in the state quarterfinals since 2013. The Patriots were the only West Region team to get past the quarterfinals last year, also as a No   Read More ...
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Shanley pulls out shootout victory at state soccer tournament
"It was basically as close to losing as we could get," Busch said. "There's no reason we can't be in this tournament as a No. 4 seed. It shows we're the dark horse." The loss for Century (13-4) marks the first No. 1 seed to lose in the state quarterfinals since 2013. The Patriots were the only West Region team to get past the quarterfinals last year also as a No   Read More ...
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Dashed 2018 World Cup dreams: Big blow for soccer in the U.S.
The U.S. men's soccer team's failure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup comes at a terrible time for the sport. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, but in the U.S. it's outranked by the NFL, the NBA, Major League Baseball and the NHL. Major League Soccer has been working to expand its U.S. fan base and soccer's popularity as a youth sport, but the World Cup has done the most to boost enthusiasm for the sport   Read More ...
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Tates Creek erases two deficits to win on PKs | Lexington Herald Leader
Tates Creek defeated Paul Laurence Dunbar, 3-2, on penalty kicks in the 43rd District girls' soccer tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Tates Creek erases two deficits to win on PKs Tates Creek defeated Paul Laurence Dunbar, 3-2, on penalty kicks in the 43rd District girls' soccer tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017.   Read More ...
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Judge Memorial routs Richfield in Class 3A girls’ soccer tournament opener
It took a little but, but the Judge Memorial offense finally starting clicking against Richfield in its Class 3A girls’ soccer state tournament opener Wednesday. “We had plenty of shots that were getting blocked,” Judge Memorial coach Scott Platz said. “They kind of parked the bus defensively at the start, and I don’t think we really were prepared to have as much space as we did   Read More ...
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Qatar says its hosting of World Cup ‘not up for discussion’
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar on Wednesday strongly criticized Emirati officials for questioning Doha’s hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying that the tournament “is not up for discussion or negotiation” amid a diplomatic crisis engulfing the region. The back-and-forth over the games comes as four Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates, have been boycotting Qatar for months, in part over allegations that it supports extremists and has overly warm ties to Iran   Read More ...
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Qatar says its hosting of World Cup 'not up for discussion'
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar on Wednesday strongly criticized Emirati officials for questioning Doha's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, saying that the tournament "is not up for discussion or negotiation" amid a diplomatic crisis engulfing the region. The back-and-forth over the games comes as four Arab nations, including the United Arab Emirates, have been boycotting Qatar for months, in part over allegations that it supports extremists and has overly warm ties to Iran   Read More ...
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U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup
COUVA, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national soccer team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup
COUVA, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national soccer team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national soccer team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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U.S. men's national soccer team fails to qualify for 2018 World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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UAE official: Qatar review a must before 2022 FIFA World Cup
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs has commented on Qatar hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup in light of the diplomatic crisis between Doha and four Arab nations. Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: "Qatar's hosting of World Cup 2022 should include a repudiation of policies supporting extremism & terrorism. Doha should review its record   Read More ...
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UAE official: Qatar review a must before 2022 FIFA World Cup
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs has commented on Qatar hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup in light of the diplomatic crisis between Doha and four Arab nations. Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: "Qatar's hosting of World Cup 2022 should include a repudiation of policies supporting extremism & terrorism. Doha should review its record   Read More ...
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For 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket, USA need to beat Trinidad and Tobago and rain-soaked field
The final path to the World Cup involved an unexpected water crossing for the United States. Heavy rain on this Caribbean island 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela left the center of Ato Boldon Stadium’s field soggy, the flanks submerged and the encircling running track flooded. While the team’s 10,000 pounds of equipment included 200 boots, 65 balls, 60 rain jackets and 30 cases of Powerade, a Bailey bridge was not in the inventory, so many American players were carried onto the field in an attempt to keep their feet somewhat dry for the final training session before Tuesday’s match against Trinidad and Tobago   Read More ...
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UAE official says Qatar giving up World Cup may end ‘crisis’
(AP) — A top Emirati security official has said the only way for “Qatar’s crisis” to end is if Doha gave up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the energy-rich nation and four Arab countries. Dubai security Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan, known for being outspoken on Twitter, later wrote Monday his “personal analysis” of what he described as the financial pressure Doha faces in hosting the games had been misunderstood   Read More ...
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UAE official says Qatar giving up World Cup may end 'crisis'
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official has said the only way for "Qatar's crisis" to end is if Doha gave up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the energy-rich nation and four Arab countries. Dubai security Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan, known for being outspoken on Twitter, later wrote Monday his "personal analysis" of what he described as the financial pressure Doha faces in hosting the games had been misunderstood   Read More ...
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UAE official says Qatar giving up World Cup may end 'crisis'
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official has said the only way for "Qatar's crisis" to end is if Doha gave up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, his comments coming amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute between the energy-rich nation and four Arab countries. Dubai security Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan, known for being outspoken on Twitter, later wrote Monday his "personal analysis" of what he described as the financial pressure Doha faces in hosting the games had been misunderstood   Read More ...
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UAE official says Qatar giving up World Cup could end crisis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official says the Qatar diplomatic crisis can end if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the first time someone from the four Arab nations boycotting the country directly linked the tournament to resolving the monthslong dispute. While Dubai security Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan is often outspoken on Twitter, his tweet on Sunday night on the crisis comes as those opposing Qatar increasingly target the upcoming soccer competition in their criticism   Read More ...
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UAE official urges Qatar to give up World Cup to end crisis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official says the Qatar diplomatic crisis can be resolved if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The comments on Twitter by Dhahi Khalfan, the often-outspoken head of security in Dubai, mark the first time any official from the four Arab countries boycotting Qatar has directly linked the tournament to ending the monthslong dispute   Read More ...
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UAE official urges Qatar to give up World Cup to end crisis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A top Emirati security official says the Qatar diplomatic crisis can be resolved if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The comments on Twitter by Dhahi Khalfan, the often-outspoken head of security in Dubai, mark the first time any official from the four Arab countries boycotting Qatar has directly linked the tournament to ending the monthslong dispute   Read More ...
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UAE official urges Qatar to give up World Cup to end crisis
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati security official says the Qatar diplomatic crisis can be resolved if Doha gives up hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The comments on Twitter by Dhahi Khalfan, the often-outspoken head of security in Dubai, mark the first time any official from the four Arab countries boycotting Qatar has directly linked the tournament to ending the monthslong dispute   Read More ...
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United States back on track for 2018 FIFA World Cup, Christian Pulisic leads rout of Panama
Teenage star Christian Pulisic scored with a brilliant touch to complete a field-length attack just eight minutes in, then split the defense with a pass that set up Jozy Altidore for the first of the forward’s two goals and put the United States back on track for next year’s World Cup with a 4-0 rout of Panama on Friday night. Pulisic fed Altidore for a 2-0 lead in the 19th minute   Read More ...
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifying: United States victory smooths Socceroos' play-off path
Christian Pulisic pulled the strings and Jozy Altidore grabbed a brace as the United States overran Panama 4-0 in Orlando on Friday to leave them on the verge of automatic qualification for next year's World Cup finals in Russia. The victory lifted the United States into third place in the six-team CONCACAF group, above Panama, who started the day a point ahead of them   Read More ...
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2026 FIFA World Cup in Boston? Massachusetts being considered to host event
The biggest soccer event in the world could be coming to Boston in the next decade. The United Bid Committee announced this week that 32 cities across North America are being considered to serve as the Official Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup and Boston is among them. The committee is eyeing 25 cities in the U.S., three in Mexico and four in Canada, according to a statement   Read More ...
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Boston among short list of host cities for 2026 FIFA World Cup
BOSTON — Boston could be playing host to a future FIFA World Cup. The United Bid Committee, representing cities across Canada, Mexico and the United States released 32 cities across North America that could serve as official hosts for the 2026 FifA World Cup, and Boston made the list. The capital of Massachusetts was among 25 cities that made the list of potential candidates to host the worldwide soccer tournament   Read More ...
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Denver could help host 2026 FIFA World Cup
KUSA - Denver could help host the world's most-watched sporting event. The United Bid Committee named Denver as one of 32 cities across North America that could serve as hosts for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. "United 2026" represents a unified bid between Mexico, Canada and the United States to host the event. The list of 32 potential host cities includes four cities in Canada, three in Mexico and 25 in the United States   Read More ...
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In danger of missing 2018 FIFA World Cup, United States need win over Panama
Months and months of stumbles have put the United States in a precarious position. The Americans could miss the World Cup for the first time since 1986. Preparing for Friday’s crucial qualifier against Panama, the U.S. held a closed-doors scrimmage Wednesday against Orlando City’s B team. A victory Friday would put the U.S. on track to reach its eighth straight World Cup with a win or possibly a tie at Trinidad and Tobago next week   Read More ...
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Cincinnati stays in running to host FIFA World Cup
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati is inching closer to possibly hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The city has been named one of the 25 finalists, plus seven in Mexico and Canada, still in the running to host. During the next stage of the bid process, the committee will integrate the potential host cities into the united bid strategy and vision, as well as work with local officials to finalize the hosting documents required by FIFA   Read More ...
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Inside Fox Sports coverage plan for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
NEW YORK — David Neal, the executive producer of Fox’s FIFA World Cup coverage, likes to call the host country of the World Cup “the 33rd character in the tournament.” Neal is a longtime television producer with a résumé that fills up pages, including producing nine Olympics (for NBC), four NBA Finals, two World Series and a Super Bowl pregame show   Read More ...
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Watch Atletico Madrid Vs. Chelsea Live Stream: First UEFA Champions League Match At New Wanda Metropolitano
Atletico Madrid, who lost to crosstown rivals Real Madrid in the semifinals of the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League, bring the top level European competition to their new stadium, the 67,000-seat Wanda Metropolitano, for the first time on Wednesday when they host Group C leaders and defending English Premier League title-holders Chelsea in a match that will live stream from Madrid, Spain   Read More ...
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Here's why the world's best youth soccer players are coming to N.J
Playing on the world stage is the dream of any young soccer player. This weekend, children from across the globe will do just that when the Danone Nations Cup, an international youth soccer tournament, comes to New Jersey. The world's largest youth soccer tournament for children ages 10 to 12 is organized and run by Groupe Danone, a French multinational food corporation   Read More ...
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England’s F.A. Asks FIFA to Address Cybersecurity Ahead of World Cup
Photo England’s soccer federation has written to FIFA to express concerns about the leak of confidential antidoping correspondence by a hacking group believed to based in Russia, and to request assurances about the soccer governing body’s cybersecurity preparations ahead of next year’s World Cup there. Since last year, leaks by the hacking group, known as Fancy Bears, have revealed confidential medical information of scores of top athletes, including tennis champions, track stars and an Olympic gymnast, who had received exemptions to take medication usually be banned under doping regulations   Read More ...
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Cincinnati submits bid for FIFA World cup soccer game
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati is one of 41 cities that submitted bids to serve as host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Paul Brown Stadium is one of the stadiums in the United States, Mexico and Canada in the running to be the site of the FIFA World Cup competition. The United Bid Committee started its outreach to potential host cities in July   Read More ...
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World Cup Power Rankings After Aug. 29 to Sept. 5 Qualifiers
It's about that time in the FIFA World Cup qualifying process where things genuinely start to get interesting. It made the whole international break just a tiny bit more bearable; the abrupt divorce from renewed domestic action a little less savage. Eight teams have now booked their places at Russia 2018, and in a month or so, another slew of them will do the same   Read More ...
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Late Bobby Wood goal earns United States 1-1 draw with Honduras in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
A late equaliser from substitute Bobby Wood earned the United States a valuable point after a 1-1 draw against Honduras in a World Cup qualifier in San Pedro Sula on Tuesday. A well-taken first half goal from Honduras midfielder Romell Quioto gave the hosts a chance to earn all three points in front of an enthusiastic crowd on a typically humid afternoon at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano   Read More ...
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