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Detroit City FC, St. Pauli fans find common ground

Detroit City FC, St. Pauli fans find common groundA legion of U.S. and Canadian followers of The Boys in Brown will descend on Metro Detroit.
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USA Gymnastics ousts VP amid fallout from Nassar scandal

USA Gymnastics ousts VP amid fallout from Nassar scandalThe organization announced in a statement Friday that senior vice president Rhonda Faehn “is no longer with USA Gymnastics.”
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Soccer skills challenge coming to Ann Arbor

Soccer skills challenge coming to Ann ArborThe International Champions Cup Skills Challenge will take place at Ann Arbor's Elbel Field from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday.
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Justify faces new rivals in Preakness

Justify faces new rivals in PreaknessQuip, Sporting Chance, Diamond King and Tenfold skipped the Derby to focus on the $1.5 million Preakness purse.
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Detroit City FC's U.S. Open Cup run ends in extra time at hands of FC Cincinnati

Hat trick sinks DCFC’s U.S. Open Cup runFC Cincinnati's Emery Welshman scores three times, including twice in extra time to hand Detroit City FC a 4-1 defeat in U.S. Open Cup play.
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Niyo: There's no turning back on sports betting now

Niyo: There’s no turning back on sports betting nowU.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Monday has opened it up for every state, including Michigan, to allow legal sports gambling.
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Trainer Lukas an ageless wonder

Trainer Lukas an ageless wonderEver since he came to Pimlico Race Course with Codex in 1980, D. Wayne Lukas has followed a similar routine.
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Detroit Sun look to shine in 2nd season, eye new digs

Detroit Sun look to shine in 2nd season, eye new digsThe Detroit Sun of the United Women’s Soccer circuit are dreaming big entering their second year.
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AFC Ann Arbor’s late goal dooms Detroit City FC

AFC Ann Arbor’s late goal dooms Detroit City FCMartieon Watson’s goal in stoppage time lifted AFC Ann Arbor to a 1-0 victory over rival Detroit City FC on Sunday.
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Supreme Court strikes law banning gambling on sports

Supreme Court strikes law banning gambling on sportsThe Supreme Court on Monday struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act
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Get to know me: USPBL's Thomas Roulis

Get to know me: USPBL’s Thomas RoulisIn an occasional Detroit News series, area sports standouts will share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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DCFC edges Michigan Bucks in dramatic U.S. Open Cup match

DCFC edges Michigan Bucks in dramatic U.S. Open Cup matchIn a U.S. Open Cup encounter fraught with drama, the Detroit City FC prevailed over the Michigan Bucks, 5-4, in penalty kicks.
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Detroit Sun FC's Madison Schupbach on league's high level of play

Detroit Sun FC’s Madison Schupbach on league’s high level of playDetroit Sun midfielder Madison Schupbach, who played with the Bowling Green Falcons, says the pro-am women's team is comprised of top-notch players from Division I and II college programs.
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Detroit Sun FC's Dani Evans on team's attacking style

Detroit Sun FC’s Dani Evans on team’s attacking styleMidfielder Dani Evans says women's pro-am soccer team likes to use the full-width of the field to attack.
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Local players appreciate advantages of upstart USPBL

Local players appreciate advantages of upstart USPBLThe USPBL (United Shore Professional Baseball League) opens its third year Friday with momentum building.
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Justify's top rivals unlikely to enter Preakness Stakes

Justify’s top rivals unlikely to enter Preakness StakesNewly anointed Kentucky Derby champion Justify is shaping up as an overwhelming favorite for the second jewel of the Triple Crown series.
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Boxer Claressa Shields trains at Downtown Boxing Gym

Boxer Claressa Shields trains at Downtown Boxing GymClaressa Shields prepares for her Showtime Championship match against Hanna Gabriels to be held at the Masonic Temple in Detroit on June 22, 2018.
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Claressa Shields trains for fight against Hanna Gabriels

Claressa Shields trains for fight against Hanna GabrielsClaressa Shields trains for fight against Hanna Gabriels
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Detroit City FC 1, Michigan Bucks 1 (5-4 PKs)

Detroit City FC 1, Michigan Bucks 1 (5-4 PKs)Detroit City FC 1, Michigan Bucks 1 (5-4 PKs)
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Saturday's soccer: Detroit City FC grabs draw in final tune-up

Saturday’s soccer: Detroit City FC grabs draw in final tune-upMidfielder Jeff Adkins slots home the equalizer in the 79th minute in a 1-1 stalemate with FC Harpos before 5,322 fans at Keyworth Stadium.
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Niyo: Marathon champ Des Linden weighs next steps

Niyo: Marathon champ Des Linden weighs next stepsThe Detroit News caught up with Boston Marathon champ Des Linden, 34, of Washington Township to talk about her epic triumph.
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Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th title

Justify wins sloppy Kentucky Derby, Baffert takes 5th titleThe 5-2 favorite in the field of 20 ran 1¼ miles in 2:04.20. He paid $7.80, $6 and $4.40.
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Northville Downs extends summer schedule

Northville Downs extends summer scheduleThere will be no winter racing; season will run now until Sept. 22
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Derby filled with lightly raced colts, 'good chances'

Derby filled with lightly raced colts, ‘good chances’The 20-horse field for Saturday’s 144th Run for the Roses includes a handful of top contenders who have been consistent this spring.
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Ex-Man United manager Ferguson in intensive care after brain surgery

Ex-Man United manager Ferguson in intensive care after brain surgeryFerguson remains the most successful manager in British soccer history, winning 49 honors in his career.
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D. Wayne Lukas basks in return to Churchill Downs

D. Wayne Lukas basks in return to Churchill DownsLegendary trainer brings Bravazo in first visit to legendary horse racing track years
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Justify puts name to test as Kentucky Derby favorite

Justify puts name to test as Kentucky Derby favoriteThe horse is early 3-to-1 pick and will start from the No. 7 post in Saturday’s race at Churchill Downs.
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Des Linden describes the day she won the Boston Marathon

Des Linden describes the day she won the Boston Marathon2018 Boston Marathon winner Desiree Linden, 34, talks about what it took to win it in the living room of her Washington Twp. home.
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Boston Marathon champ Des Linden’s coffee venture up and running

Boston Marathon champ Des Linden’s coffee venture up and runningWinning is good for business. But for Desiree Linden and her husband, Ryan, the aftermath of her historic Boston Marathon victory required more coffee.
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Brown’s hopes for first Derby win riding on colt

Brown’s hopes for first Derby win riding on coltGood Magic is hitting stride at the right time entering horse racing’s marquee event.
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Team USA hero Adam Rippon embraces role of a lifetime

Team USA hero Adam Rippon embraces role of a lifetimeAdam Rippon came out as gay in 2015, when he was a known name in the figure-skating community, but not much beyond that. Today, he's a national phenomenon and an Olympic hero.
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Detroit City FC home opener soured by late equalizer

Detroit City FC home opener soured by late equalizerChattanooga FC nabs tying goal in 78th minute for a 1-1 draw before 5,361 fans at Keyworth Stadium.
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Q&A: Shib Sibs set for triumphant return home

Q&A: Shib Sibs set for triumphant return homeAlex and Maia Shibutani, of Ann Arbor, will take part in “Stars on Ice” on Saturday at Little Caesars Arena.
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Team USA's Adam Rippon on his new life as a role model

Team USA’s Adam Rippon on his new life as a role modelBronze medal-winning figure skater Adam Rippon sat down with The News before "Stars on Ice" at Little Caesars Arena on April 28 and discussed how his life has changed, why he came out, what it's like being a role model, and his future in the sport.
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Shib Sibs, Adam Rippon and 'Stars on Ice' shine at LCA

Shib Sibs, Adam Rippon and ‘Stars on Ice’ shine at LCAShib Sibs, Adam Rippon and 'Stars on Ice' shine at LCA
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Trump warns countries who don't back U.S. World Cup bid

Trump warns countries who don’t back U.S. World Cup bidU.S. President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold support from nations who don’t back the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup.
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Flint's Shields to headline Showtime card at Masonic Temple

Flint’s Shields to headline Showtime card at Masonic TempleClaressa Shields will face Hanna Gabriels, the WBO and WBA super welterweight champion, in a June 22 title bout in Detroit.
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Shibutanis scale back for a while but ‘definitely not’ retiring

Shibutanis scale back for a while but ‘definitely not’ retiringThe Shibutanis’ preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics began almost immediately after the conclusion of the 2014 Games.
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Whitecaps, Lugnuts to honor Mike Sadler, Chad Carr

Whitecaps, Lugnuts to honor Mike Sadler, Chad CarrTwo minor-league teams will host fundraisers this spring for ChadTough Foundation and Mike Sadler Foundation.
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Detroit City FC opens season with exhibition victory

Detroit City FC opens season with exhibition victoryRoddy Green and Shawn Lawson supply goals in a 2-1 win over Chattanooga FC in soccer friendly Saturday.
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April’s wintry blast causes concern over Michigan deer

April’s wintry blast causes concern over Michigan deerMichigan’s whitetail herd is estimated at more than 1.5 million, with perhaps 300,000-400,000 animals in the U.P.
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Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack JohnsonThe late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines
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Grand Rapids fired up for another Griffins playoff run

Grand Rapids fired up for another Griffins playoff runYou sense the excitement and anticipation growing around bustling downtown Grand Rapids as the AHL playoffs begin.
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Karolyis: ‘No way’ USA Gymnastics knew about Nassar’s behavior

Karolyis: ‘No way’ USA Gymnastics knew about Nassar’s behaviorEx-USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband said they were unaware of Nassar’s behavior.
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