Tag: Soccer

Report: UCLA soccer coach Jorge Salcedo resigns after allegedly taking $200K in college admissions scandal

UCLA men’s soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has resigned after being indicted for allegedly taking $200,000 in bribes in the college admissions scandal. The university confirmed Salcedo’s departure with the Los Angeles Times on Thursday. The school placed Salcedo on leave last week for allegedly helping two students enroll at UCLA as soccer players despite not playing the […]

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Led by three young stars, USMNT can finally turn page on World Cup qualifying failure

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Weston McKennie (6) and Christian Pulisic are both 20-year-old Americans who have Champions League experience – and U.S. soccer fans excited for the future. (Getty)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/EBmZK2JN2IO.HVTraCIgxg–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ3MC41NjUzNDk1NDQwNzI5NA–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/rQiEHz73ljzTOJe4LEd6kw–~B/aD0yNDE5O3c9MzI5MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c92e602240000330004fea6.jpeg” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/EBmZK2JN2IO.HVTraCIgxg–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ3MC41NjUzNDk1NDQwNzI5NA–/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/rQiEHz73ljzTOJe4LEd6kw–~B/aD0yNDE5O3c9MzI5MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c92e602240000330004fea6.jpeg”>Weston McKennie (6) and Christian Pulisic are both 20-year-old Americans who have Champions League experience – and U.S. soccer fans excited for the future. (Getty) CHAMPIONSGATE, […]

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Players Say Soccer Chief Sexually Abused Them for Years. He May Still Win.

KABUL, Afghanistan — He was their nightmare, the young, female Afghan soccer players say: a menacing 57-year-old with two wives who locked the door to his back office with a biometric keypad that only he could open. Many of those young soccer players, members of the women’s national team, lined up to accuse the man, […]

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Lionel Messi steals goalkeeper’s soul with inch-perfect free kick in his direction (video)

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Lionel Messi will score on you however he pleases, thank you very much. (Getty)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/1qhQpwO6unt2l_nISfbgYA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi4wNTcxNDI4NTcxNDI5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/XbQuuyZBNdU2s5DNknnHhg–~B/aD0xNjMxO3c9MjQ1MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c8eb4133600005f1e6d4a8c.jpeg” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/1qhQpwO6unt2l_nISfbgYA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi4wNTcxNDI4NTcxNDI5/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/XbQuuyZBNdU2s5DNknnHhg–~B/aD0xNjMxO3c9MjQ1MDtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5c8eb4133600005f1e6d4a8c.jpeg”>Lionel Messi will score on you however he pleases, thank you very much. (Getty) We’ve run out of ways to describe Lionel Messi’s brilliance, but every now and then he extends a helping hand to give us […]

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At Yale, a Crooked Soccer Coach Becomes an Enigma

As Rudy Meredith was inducted into the Connecticut Soccer Hall of Fame in January to honor his 24-year run as Yale women’s soccer coach, he sprinkled his hallmark humor and humility throughout his remarks. He recounted how his wife was on the opposite sideline for the University of Hartford when they met in the early […]

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7 Best Sports Mouthguards: Which is Right for You?

(Amazon) When researching the best sports mouthguards, the No. 1 priority should be protection. It’s of vital importance to keep your mouth safe, especially in contact sports. Nobody wants chipped teeth, busted lips, bleeding gums, or worse. But with so many options, what direction should you go in? Don’t worry, we’ve come up with a […]

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The Coaches Connected to the College Admissions Fraud Case

The coaches led soccer teams and sailing teams, guided water polo champions and budding volleyball stars. At least two had won N.C.A.A. championships. A third gave Michelle Obama and her daughters tennis lessons from his post at Georgetown. The coaches charged Tuesday in a massive federal college admissions fraud scandal were some of the most […]

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5 Best Mouthguards for Braces Wearers: Buy & Save

(Under Armour/Amazon) Protecting your mouth is essential when playing sports. And these days mouthguards are very popular among athletes of all ages in all sports. But if you wear braces, it can be harder to find a piece that’ll fit. That’s OK, because we’ve compiled a list below of some of the best mouthguards for […]

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FC Barcelona vs. Lyon Starting Lineups; Updated Odds and Prediction

Getty Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Sevilla FC and FC Barcelona at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on February 23, 2019 in Seville, Spain. FC Barcelona and Lyon battle for a UEFA Champions League quarterfinal spot in their round of 16 second leg contest on Wednesday. The teams played […]

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On Soccer: Juventus Survives, as the Improbable Becomes Real Again

TURIN, Italy — Not long after Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first of his three goals, as belief, rather than hope, pulsed around the stadium, as Juventus’s fans bounced and sang and roared, Mario Mandzukic turned inside, and floated a cross into Atlético Madrid’s box. He misjudged the weight of the pass, just a little: a […]

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WATCH: Ronaldo Gestures to Diego Simeone After Hat Trick in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo was fired up after scoring a hat trick to send Juventus through to the next round of the Champions League. After the big win, Ronaldo was seen gesturing to his crotch in what appeared to be an obscene gesture towards the Atletico Madrid supporters. Ronaldo was likely directing it toward Atletico Madrid coach […]

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Arjen Robben Has Been Cutting Left His Entire Career. So Why Can’t Anyone Stop Him?

DORTMUND, Germany — All told, Marcel Schmelzer must have spent hours scouring the video, searching for some sort of tell, some kind of clue. Schmelzer, Borussia Dortmund’s long-serving left back, has performed the ritual 16 times over the last decade, building up an unparalleled expertise in the field. He has pored over countless clips. He […]

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Mourinho’s Real Madrid return killed by Ramos & players, claims ex-president

Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon believes Sergio Ramos and other players helped prevent Jose Mourinho from becoming the club’s new manager. Madrid named Zinedine Zidane their new boss on Monday, just 10 months after the Frenchman walked away from his managerial role with the Blancos. Zidane became Madrid’s third manager of a highly disappointing campaign, […]

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Juventus vs. Atletico Madrid Starting Lineups; Updated Odds and Prediction

Getty Cristiano Ronaldo (R) of Juventus competes for the ball with Diego Godin (L) of Atletico de Madrid during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Juventus at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on February 20, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. Juventus and Atletico Madrid clash on Tuesday afternoon […]

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NIKE weaves 2019 women’s world cup kits from recycled plastic bottles

with the 2019 women’s world cup just months away, NIKE has revealed the soccer uniforms of 14 federations, from the inspiring match jerseys to the empowering training kits. with styles changing and new technologies emerging between each tournament, the sportswear brand’s 2019 kits make a big impact on aesthetics, fit and sustainability. first and foremost, […]

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On the Runway: Women Finally Get Their Own World Cup Soccer Style

The United States women’s soccer team has been fighting for gender parity not just in the courts — suing the United States Soccer Federation last week for discrimination — but also in their uniforms, known as kits. And at least when it comes to the clothes and the Women’s World Cup, they have won. On […]

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