World Cup

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Jeff Katz
July 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
An open letter from the president of the U.S. Soccer Federation shows that the U.S. women's soccer team not only makes more money than the men's team, but has also lost millions of dollars in the process. U.S. Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro published a letter on Monday saying that the Women's...
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Jeff Katz
July 15, 2019 - 11:39 am
Megan Rapinoe's arrogance has been well-documented in the days since the U.S. Women's soccer team captured its second straight World Cup title, but the worst of it may have come at the ESPYs last week in a viral video. The video shows a young fan approach Rapinoe to ask for an autograph, which she...
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June 27, 2019 - 1:43 pm
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup. She otherwise said she stands by her statement about not going, with the exception of the...
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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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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 09, 2018 - 10:39 am
KRASNOGORSK, Russia (AP) — Two cramped rooms in a Moscow suburb could make or break countries' dreams of World Cup glory. This World Cup tournament will be the first to use video reviews, standard practice in many other sports around the world, but an abomination to some football fans who see it as...
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