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Retractable roof for Ford Field remains in play

Retractable roof for Ford Field remains in playRod Wood, president of the Lions, said a retractable roof at Ford Field, including as part of an expansion bid for MLS, remains under consideration.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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MSHOF: Sobrero-Markgraf talks World Cup, medal storage

MSHOF: Kate Sobrero-Markgraf talks World Cup, medalsSoccer star Kate Sobrero-Markgraf, a Bloomfield Hills native, met the media before her induction into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame on Friday night.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Soccer

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo takes to Twitter to deny rape allegations

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape allegationsThe 33-year-old Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn Mayorga. She has said the soccer great raped her in Las Vegas in 2009.
  • Soccer
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Soccer

Adams' goal pushes U.S. past Mexico in feisty match

Adams’ goal pushes U.S. past Mexico in feisty matchThe United States rebounded from a poor first half for a 1-0 victory over Mexico on Tuesday night, the Americans’ first win over their rival in three years.
  • Soccer
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Soccer

Liverpool tops Manchester United in front of 101,254 fans

Liverpool tops Man United in front of 101,254Liverpool rolled to a 4-1 victory over longtime rival Manchester United Saturday in an International Champions Cup match at Michigan Stadium.
  • Soccer
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Soccer

Liverpool, Man United 'amazed' by Big House turnout

Liverpool, Man United ‘amazed’ by Big House turnoutThis was an exhibition game, nothing really more, but it didn’t seem to matter for the passionate fans of both legendary clubs.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Manchester United vs. Liverpool at Michigan Stadium

Manchester United vs. Liverpool at Michigan StadiumManchester United vs. Liverpool at Michigan Stadium
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Soccer

Detroit Liverpool fans walk the walk in supporting beloved English soccer club

Detroit Liverpool fans walk the walk in supporting English soccer clubKnown as Scousers, Liverpool fans as considered the most rabid in the world when it comes to following their club. On Saturday, Liverpool plays Manchester United at the Big House.
  • Soccer
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Soccer

Man United-mad author recounts how he fed a soccer-starved soul in 1990s Detroit

Fan relives keeping up with Man United in 1990s DetroitGary B France's book "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of United" retraces a time when following British soccer wasn't as easy as turning on the TV.
  • Soccer
  • 2 months, 4 weeks ago
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Get to know Liverpool

Get to know LiverpoolGet to know Liverpool
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Get to know Manchester United

Get to know Manchester UnitedGet to know Manchester United
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Eric Rudland guides AFC Ann Arbor with steady hand

Rudland guides AFC Ann Arbor with steady handCoach and sporting director of semi-professional club develops reputation for fielding competitive teams with diverse talent pool.
  • Soccer
  • 3 months ago
NFL

Retractable roof finally opens up in Atlanta

Retractable roof finally opens up in AtlantaNearly a year after the ballyhooed opening of the $1.5 billion stadium, the retractable roof is open for business.
  • NFL
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Soccer

AFC Ann Arbor's playoff run ends in penalty kick loss to Duluth FC

AFC Ann Arbor’s playoff run ends in PK loss to Duluth FCThe Mighty Oak falls 4-3 on spot kicks after 3-3 tie in NPSL Midwest Regional Final on Saturday at Ann Arbor Huron High.
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  • 3 months ago
Lions

Decision on retractable roof for Ford Field coming soon

Decision on retractable roof for Ford Field coming soonIt may be expensive, but a retractable roof for Ford Field might attract MLS franchise, and allow Lions to play outdoors.
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  • 3 months ago
Soccer

AFC Ann Arbor advances to NPSL Midwest Region final

AFC Ann Arbor advances to NPSL Midwest Region finalThe Mighty Oak used a goal from Serge Gamwanya to top Cleveland SC, 1-0, Friday in a National Premier Soccer League Midwest Region semifinal at Ann Arbor Huron High.
  • Soccer
  • 3 months ago
John Niyo

Niyo: Detroit City FC constrained by its semi-pro soccer status

Niyo: DCFC seeking to shed semi-pro soccer shacklesLe Rouge is averaging 5,500 fans at Keyworth Stadium, which is better than most clubs in the U.S. Soccer's second-tier USL circuit.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Soccer

France beats Croatia 4-2 to claim second World Cup soccer title

France beats Croatia 4-2 to claim second World Cup titleTeenage forward Kylian Mbappe scored his fourth goal of the tournament for France and the team’s fourth in the 65th minute.
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  • 3 months ago
Soccer

Retractable Ford Field roof one possibility for MLS expansion

Retractable Ford Field roof a possibility for MLSEarly consideration is being given to a retractable roof on Ford Field as a solution for MLS expansion.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Grand Rapids FC women win Midwest title, advance to national final four

Grand Rapids FC women win Midwest title, head to national finalsMarti Corby scores twices and adds assist in 4-2 victory over Lansing United in UWS Midwest championship Saturday at East Lansing Soccer Complex
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Soccer

Belgium tops England, bags bronze at World Cup

Belgium tops England, bags bronze at World CupThe Belgians earned their highest World Cup finish by beating England, 2-0, in the third-place match on Saturday.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Soccer

A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia

A youthful France faces veteran-laden CroatiaFrance is going for its second title in its third final in 20 years while Croatia will be playing in its first.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Underdog label fittingly suits Croatia in World Cup final

Underdog label fittingly suits Croatia in World Cup finalWith a population of 4.3 million and a history of struggle, it’s easy to see why France is the favorite for the World Cup final.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Lansing United blanks Michigan Legends, will meet Grand Rapids in UWS Midwest final

Lansing United women blank Michigan Legends in Midwest semifinalThe victory sets up Saturday's regional final against Grand Rapids FC, which prevailed against the Detroit Sun 4-3 on PKs in other semifinals.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Club Necaxa visit to DCFC taps into Latino community's soccer passion

Club Necaxa visit taps into Latino community’s soccer passionThe MX Liga team defeated Le Rouge 2-1 on Tuesday in an international friendly, which drew 7,449 fans to Keyworth Stadium.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Club Necaxa 2, Detroit City FC 1

Club Necaxa 2, Detroit City FC 1Club Necaxa 2, Detroit City FC 1
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Soccer

Croatia rallies past England to reach first World Cup final

Croatia rallies past England to reach first World Cup finalCroatia, the first team in 28 years to come from behind to win a World Cup semifinal match, will play France on Sunday.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Soccer

France bounces Belgium, secures spot in World Cup final

France bounces Belgium, secures spot in World Cup finalFrance is back in the World Cup final for the first time since Zinedine Zidane’s headbutt in 2006.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Ronaldo jumping from Real Madrid to Juventus

Ronaldo jumping from Real Madrid to JuventusCristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus in a move expected to benefit his tax return.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Martinez could lift Belgium to unprecedented heights

Martinez could lift Belgium to unprecedented heightsSpaniard is two victories away from becoming first foreign coach to win a World Cup.
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Soccer

Detroit City FC regular season ends with 4-3 loss to FC Kalamazoo

DCFC comeback stalls in loss to KalamazooLe Rouge claw back from 4-0 deficit to make it a one-goal game
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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France-Belgium World Cup semifinal poised for offensive fireworks

France-Belgium WC semi poised for goal outburstThe European neighbors are locked and loaded for
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Saturday’s World Cup: Croatia ends Russia's run, advances to semis on PKs

Saturday’s World Cup: Croatia ends Russia’s run, advances to semis on PKsThe hosts battle back in extra time to draw level 2-2 only to lose 4-3 in a dramatic shootout.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Belgium eliminates five-time champion Brazil from World Cup

Belgium eliminates five-time champion Brazil from World CupBelgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years by holding off five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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France reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Uruguay 2-0

France reaches World Cup semifinals, beats Uruguay 2-0Antoine Griezmann’s fluke goal helped France earn a place in the World Cup semifinals.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Pistons

Tellem tends to Pistons, nurtures hope for Detroit

Tellem tends to Pistons, nurtures hope for DetroitNoted business agent Arn Tellem presides over personnel changes for Pistons and helps growth in sports and entertainment district in Detroit.
  • Pistons
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Soccer

Stalin's secret bunker turns into World Cup meeting point

Stalin’s secret bunker turns into World Cup meeting pointJoseph Stalin’s secret bunker has become the unlikely meeting point for thousands of fans who have descended on the Russian city of Samara.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Undermanned Lansing United hoists Michigan Milk Cup

Undermanned Lansing United hoists Michigan Milk CupPDL's Lansing United played most of the match with 10 men but was able to top NPSL's AFC Ann Arbor for a 3-2 victory on Wednesday at Mason High.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Facing Brazil in World Cup quarterfinal a 'dream' for Belgium

Facing Brazil in World Cup quarterfinal a ‘dream’ for BelgiumBelgium will be the underdog Friday in the quarterfinal in Kazan, and as such, should play with a certain amount of freedom.
  • Soccer
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Detroit officials redevelop plans for MLS at Ford Field bid

Detroit officials redevelop plans for MLS at Ford Field bidTom Gores, Dan Gilbert and Martha Firestone Ford are still nurturing local soccer dreams, as MLS officials continue to work with expansion bidders on Ford Field proposal.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Sunday’s World Cup: Croatia, Russia win on penalties

Sunday’s World Cup: Croatia, Russia win on penaltiesDanijel Subasic saved three penalties, and Croatia’s World Cup hopes.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
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