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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.
  • Soccer
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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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.
  • Soccer
  • 6 days, 23 hours 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
  • Soccer
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
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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.
  • Soccer
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
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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.
  • Soccer
  • 5 days, 15 hours 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.
  • Soccer
  • 6 days, 18 hours 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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  • 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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  • 1 week, 1 day 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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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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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.
  • Soccer
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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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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  • 1 week, 2 days 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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  • 1 week, 2 days 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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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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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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  • 1 week, 3 days 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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  • 1 week, 4 days 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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  • 1 week, 5 days 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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  • 1 week, 6 days 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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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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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
  • 2 weeks ago
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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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  • 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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  • 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.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day 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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  • 2 weeks, 3 days 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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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Saturday’s World Cup: France sends Argentina packing

Saturday’s World Cup: France sends Argentina packingMessi, who turned 31 during his fourth and possibly final World Cup, set up a pair of goals but again failed to score.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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Tuesday's World Cup: England advances to quarterfinals on PKs

Tuesday’s World Cup: England advances to quarterfinals on PKsEngland will play Sweden in the quarterfinals in Samara on Saturday. It is the furthest England has progressed in any tournament since the David Beckham era
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Kenyan duo helps lift AFC Ann Arbor to NPSL division summit

Kenyan duo helps lift AFC Ann Arbor to NPSL division summitDefender Stanley Okumu and midfielder Chris Odhiambo hail from an African nation not known for its soccer prowess but the pair is making quite an impression with the Ann Arbor semi-professional team.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Detroit City FC gets draw, can't revive playoff hopes

DCFC gets draw, can’t revive playoff hopesBrogan Shrimpton scores in 78th to hand Le Rouge a 1-1 draw against visitors Kalamazoo FC before 6,178 fans at Keyworth Stadium.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Get to know me: DCFC's George Chomakov

Get to know me: DCFC’s George ChomakovIn an occasional Detroit News series, sports figures share "15 Things You Don't Know About Me."
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  • 1 month ago
World

Drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortage

Summer drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortageThat shortage comes just as the World Cup is getting underway in Russia, driving up demand for beer and soft drinks
  • World
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
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