Soccer

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Liverpool take a gamble on Balotelli

Mario Balotelli to Liverpool is a move that makes perfect sense from some angles but ridiculous from others. In other words, it's kind of perfect.

Liverpool take a gamble on Balotelli

Mario Balotelli to Liverpool is a move that makes perfect sense from some angles but ridiculous from others. In other words, it's kind of perfect.

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Howard taking break from USMNT, will miss Gold Cup

Tim Howard is not retiring from the U.S., but he is stepping away for a year, and Brad Guzan is now the team's No. 1 goalkeeper.

Howard taking break from USMNT, will miss Gold Cup

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Tim Howard is not retiring from the U.S., but he is stepping away for a year, and Brad Guzan is now the team's No. 1 goalkeeper.

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2014-15 Bundesliga season preview

Taking a look at every team in the Bundesliga before Friday's opener. Can anyone put any pressure on Bayern Munich?

2014-15 Bundesliga season preview

Taking a look at every team in the Bundesliga before Friday's opener. Can anyone put any pressure on Bayern Munich?

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Will transfer ban force Barca back to their roots?

As Barcelona contemplate a year without transfers, we look at what it might mean for the Catalan club.

Will transfer ban force Barca back to their roots?

As Barcelona contemplate a year without transfers, we look at what it might mean for the Catalan club.

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Tottenham and the joys of text commentary

Sometimes, football is better when reduced to as few words as possible.

Tottenham and the joys of text commentary

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Sometimes, football is better when reduced to as few words as possible.

U.S. Women play pointless friendly, NWSL suffers

There's no good reason for the USWNT to be playing a friendly just days before the start of the NWSL playoffs.

A tribute to the only man in football nobody hated

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James Alexander Gordon has passed away, and his association with football in the UK was a particularly special one that'll be hard to replace.

Jermaine Jones potential move to MLS gets weirder

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Report says the United States midfielder has agreed to terms, but only if he's allowed to join Fire, which MLS is unwilling to guarantee.

The two big lies about Manchester United

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Manchester United are saved! Manchester United are doomed! Or, perhaps, they're somewhere in between.

Cesc won't help Chelsea in the biggest games

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As long as Jose Mourinho knows that Cesc Fábregas is a negative contributor in big games, Chelsea are going to enjoy their new signing.

Schweinsteiger out with knee injury

A knee injury will prevent Bastian Schweinsteiger from playing in the first couple matches of Bayern Munich's season, as well as Germany's September matches.

Can Marseille and Bielsa adapt to each other?

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Marcelo Bielsa is already struggling at Marseille. His tenure won't be successful unless he adapts to the circumstances at the club, but Marseille have to do their part by backing him in the...

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