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Schalke's Weston McKennie wears an armband with the words "....for George" during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Schalke 04 and Werder Bremen in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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June 03, 2020 - 3:21 pm
Germany won't punish players for George Floyd protests
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Jeff Katz
July 09, 2019 - 2:24 pm
It wasn't long after the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team won it's second consecutive World Cup title that the "equal pay" chants rained down and the gender pay gap lobbyists came back out of the woodwork. Sure, the women's team has had far more success than the men's team, but one of the main...
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November 19, 2018 - 12:37 pm
By ARITZ PARRA , Associated Press MADRID (AP) — Spain wants Morocco to join a three-country bid with Portugal to host the 2030 World Cup. A government spokeswoman says Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez conveyed the offer to Moroccan counterpart Saad Eddine El Othmani during a brief visit to the north...
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July 03, 2018 - 11:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is bringing the Stanley Cup to the World Cup. Fresh off winning the NHL title, the Washington Capitals forward is continuing his summer-long victory tour by taking the trophy to Moscow on Saturday, where it will be exhibited at a "fan fest" public viewing site ahead of...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:19 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A Thai provincial governor says all 12 boys and their coach have been found alive in the cave where they went missing over a week ago in northern Thailand. Chiang Rai Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said late Monday that the 13 were being rescued. He said, "We found them safe...
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June 12, 2018 - 4:51 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The soccer world gathers in 11 cities across the European portion of Russia starting Thursday for a 32-day, 64-match championship. The United States will be missing from the World Cup after seven straight appearances. Four-time champion Italy is out for the first time since 1958...
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June 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for...
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