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Landon Donovan set to return to MLS
The Sports Xchange American soccer star Landon Donovan is on the verge of resuming his playing career after a nearly two-year hiatus.
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Donovan rejoins LA Galaxy, ending two-year retirement
CARSON, Calif. – Landon Donovan is returning to the LA Galaxy, ending a 21-month retirement to suit up for his Major League Soccer team for at least the rest of this season.Donovan and the Galaxy announced his return Thursday with a video posted on social media showing Donovan putting on a No. 26 je...
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Landon Donovan ends retirement, joins LA Galaxy
Donovan is the MLS career leader in goals and assists and has won the MLS Cup on six occasions.         
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Landon Donovan ends retirement, rejoins Los Angeles Galaxy
Landon Donovan is returning to the LA Galaxy, ending a 21-month retirement to suit up for his Major League Soccer team for at least the rest of this season.
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Rapids look to tighten defense as playoff push begins with a big showdown in Dallas
The Rapids' fourth-place position in the Western Conference standings is a little misleading. Having been among the league leaders since the first month of the season, they still have the league's second-best record, as measured by points per game.
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Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement, will play for Galaxy
Landon Donovan appears set to come out of retirement and rejoin the Los Angeles Galaxy.
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Landon Donovan returning to Galaxy
Landon Donovan, who retired after leading the Galaxy to a Major League Soccer title in 2014, is returning to the team. Two sources who were unable to speak on the record confirmed Donovan’s return to the Galaxy and said the signing could be announced as early as Thursday. Donovan has not been training...
3986 points by Los Angeles Times | Major League Soccer Los Angeles Galaxy Landon Donovan 1994 FIFA World Cup New Jersey San Jose Earthquakes David Beckham MLS Cup
Fire officials: 2 dead in Fort Lauderdale house fire
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two people have died in a house fire in Fort Lauderdale. A Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue spokesman tweeted that crews found flames going through the roof of the home when they arrived early Thursday morning. Firefighters found the two bodies inside the home. ...
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Real Salt Lake scores in 94th minute, ties Galaxy, 3-3
Joao Plata had two goals, Juan Manuel Martinez scored on a deflection in the 94th minute and Real Salt Lake tied the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-3 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated at home this season.  Manuel Martinez raced up the sideline in transition, took five touches to get to the corner of...
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Detroit MLS bid goes all-in on Gratiot jail site
With 12 cities competing for franchise, soccer officials seek assurances on stadium developments        
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At 0-2, Americans understand stakes in World Cup qualifying
Michael Bradley sees no reason to keep harping on that 4-0 loss at Costa Rica four months ago.Yes, it’s still fresh in the Americans’ minds, a night every mistake snowballed into another.“There is zero point in continuing to look back on that at the moment,” Bradley said. “We are where we are. Now...
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With fans freaking out, Arena hopes to start US rebound
With fans freaking out after a pair of losses in World Cup, Bruce Arena coaches his first competitive international match in nearly 11 years as the Americans hope to start their rebound against Honduras         
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MLS: Philadelphia Union hiring 'Chief Tattoo Officer'
Alex ButlerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- This will look interesting on a résumé.
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TV-radio listings: Feb. 13
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Mexico vs. Iceland shows less might be more for Las Vegas soccer fans
International friendly featuring popular Mexican national team was a beautiful game to watch in front of Las Vegas soccer record crowd of 30,617.
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Loyal assistant Dave Sarachan is the secret to Bruce Arena's success in soccer
There are certain things that just go together. Hamburgers and fries, rice and beans, Batman and Robin. Any of them could have had a successful solo career. But they were so much better together. To that list you can add Bruce Arena and Dave Sarachan, the most successful coaching pairing in U.S....
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David Bingham, Earthquakes return to Las Vegas for Galaxy match
Goalkeeper David Bingham will play in his third Las Vegas soccer match when the Earthquakes face the Los Angeles Galaxy at 7 p.m. Saturday at Cashman Field in a preseason game.
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In math for downtown Detroit soccer stadium, what do taxpayers pay?
You've got to give Dan Gilbert credit for persistence - he really wants a soccer stadium in downtown Detroit.        
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Dan Gilbert proposes building new justice complex in Detroit in exchange for old downtown jail site
Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has offered to build a new criminal justice center in Detroit in exchange for the property that he wants to use for downtown development, including a soccer stadium. DETROIT, Michigan - Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert has offered to build a new criminal justice center in Detroit in exchange for the old jail property, which he wants to use for downtown development, including a soccer stadium. Gilbert's Rock Ventures LLC submitted the offer to build a new consolidated criminal justice center that would include adult and juvenile detention facilities as well as a new criminal courthouse, mlive.com reported. Rock Ventures proposes building a $1 billion commercial development that would include a major league soccer stadium. In January a group led by Gilbert, who owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores put in a formal bid to get a Major League Soccer expansion team in Detroit. Detroit is among 12 cities competing for four MLS expansion spots. Wayne County owns the jail and site in Greektown, which Gilbert said in his proposal is ideal for development of an urban entertainment center. Could the same sort of deal be possible in Cleveland? In Cuyahoga County, officials are studying the future of the Justice Center, which takes up a block of prime downtown land. Cleveland owns the land under the jail and the county owns the land under the justice tower, at St. Clair Avenue and Lakeside Avenue. Gilbert, who owns Jack Cleveland Casino, has been buying downtown Cleveland property as well. Last year he bought the Avenue at Tower City Center. In Detroit, construction of a new jail near the county's courthouse and juvenile detention center has been stalled for years, mlive.com reported. County officials, who halted the half-finished jail project in 2013 because it was over the $300 million budget, have said they planned to resume construction this year, the Detroit News reported. Gilbert proposed to build a new, $420 million justice complex about 1.5 miles north of the Gratiot Avenue site, using the county's $300 million and his own funds. See the proposal below or click here if on a mobile device. Gilbert would like an answer from the county by Feb. 20, according to the proposal. The county acknowledged receiving the proposal, but didn't comment further, mlive.com reported. // DV.load("https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3455633-338606561-Rock-Ventures-Wayne-County-Jail-Cost.js", { width: 600, height: 800, sidebar: false, container: "#DV-viewer-3455633-338606561-Rock-Ventures-Wayne-County-Jail-Cost" }); // ]]>
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Ranking the best championship finals of the past 12 months
The next 12 months will have to try really hard to top the drama that unfolded in the previous 12. Practically every major sport has saved its best for the final stage. Here is our ranking of the best championship finals from the past year, culminating in the Patriots' epic Super Bowl comeback.
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5 things to know about Wayne County jail, Dan Gilbert's offer
Wayne County Executive Warren Evans will evaluate a proposal from Gilbert's Rock Ventures for the Gratiot jail site.        
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Dan Gilbert's impact on Detroit just keeps growing
The Gilbert era has been nothing short of remarkable. And the ride's not over yet.        
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Gilbert: I'll build jail for Gratiot site
In exchange, Rock Ventures would gain control of unfinished Gratiot jail site for $1 billion development, stadium        
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Gilbert offers to build Wayne jail, take Gratiot site
In exchange, Rock Ventures would gain control of unfinished Gratiot jail site for $1 billion development, stadium        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Proposals Proposal Major League Soccer Youth detention center Prison Criminal justice Detroit Punishment
Analysis: Projecting Bruce Arena’s U.S. squad for World Cup qualifiers
With his first training camp and friendlies behind him, Bruce Arena will turn attention over the next six weeks to assembling a U.S. national soccer team roster for two matches that could make or break the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.
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Gilbert offers Wayne County new jail, courts in swap for Gratiot site
Rock Ventures is offering to build the county a new, "state-of-the-art, consolidated criminal justice center."        
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Galaxy beginning a new chapter without A.J. DeLaGarza
The first sign something was wrong, A.J. DeLaGarza said, was the missed call on his cellphone. The Galaxy defender, the last remaining link to Bruce Arena’s first MLS Cup championship club in Carson, had been assured he wouldn’t be traded in the off-season. Now he had an urgent message to call...
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Gilbert bids to build new Wayne County justice center
In exchange, Rock Ventures would gain control of unfinished Gratiot jail site for $1 billion development, stadium        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Proposals Proposal Major League Soccer Youth detention center Prison Criminal justice Detroit Punishment
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Shallow MLS player pool continues to hamper national team
When the United States won the right to play host to the 1994 World Cup, one condition was the country had to form a competitive, first-tier professional soccer league. Twenty-one years after its founding, Major League Soccer has delivered on only part of its promise. Yes, the league has grown...
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U.S. Soccer coach Bruce Arena plans lineup experiments vs. Jamaica
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — After a dismal 0-0 tie against an inexperienced group of Serbians in his first game as U.S. coach in more than a decade, Bruce Arena gets one more look at the domestic part of his player pool when the Americans play Jamaica in an exhibition on Friday night ahead of the resumption of World Cup qualifying.
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Is greed slowing the NFL's growth?
On eve of Super Bowl, league faces tough questions on how to market to millenials.         
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DraftKings, FanDuel Announce Plans to Merge
DraftKings and FanDuel — the top two daily fantasy-sports gaming sites, which have faced pushback from regulators accusing them of running gambling operations — announced they have entered into a merger agreement. Financial terms were not disclosed. The merger is expected to close in the second half of 2017, subject to regulatory approvals and other... Read more »
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Robbie Keane latest star to leave the Los Angeles Galaxy
Robbie Keane confirmed Thursday that he will not return to the Galaxy next season, ending one of the most productive partnerships between a player and team in MLS history. Keane joined the Galaxy late in the 2011 season and went on to register 92 MLS goals and 51 assists while helping the Galaxy...
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Dolphins' Jay Ajayi gave the boot to soccer and has thrived in football ever since
The decisive cut of running back Jay Ajayi came long before he burst onto the scene with the Miami Dolphins, putting up consecutive 200-yard rushing games, and even before he ran for 3,796 yards in three seasons at Boise State. It was back in high school in Frisco, Texas, that Ajayi planted his...
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Midfielder Jewsbury moves to the front office
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Retired Portland Timbers midfielder Jack Jewsbury will remain with the team as director of business development. Jewsbury retired at the end of this season after a 14-year career, including the last six seasons in Portland. He is one of just 10 players to have played 350 ...
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How the Seattle Sounders plan to unlock the Colorado Rapids’ league-best defense
Despite the loss of goalkeeper Tim Howard to a season-ending injury, the Rapids defense presents a daunting challenge for the Seattle Sounders when the Western Conference finals open Tuesday.
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Galaxy win in Landon Donovan's return
Landon Donovan returned to the LA Galaxy as a second-half substitute Sunday night, ending his 21-month MLS retirement in their 4-2 victory over Orlando City.  Donovan, the top scorer in the history of MLS and the U.S. men's national team, announced his comeback with the Galaxy three days earlier. ...
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Red Bulls bring nasty habit home in ‘unacceptable’ draw
The Red Bulls’ penchant for blowing late leads on the road has now infested their home. And on Saturday, they flushed a chance to move into first place by coughing up yet another two-goal cushion against arch-rival D.C. United. They dropped two points at home and settled for a 2-2 draw that felt more like...
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Colorado ends Dallas’ unbeaten home record with 1-0 win
Colorado's Dominique Badji scored and goalkeeper Tim Howard made some key saves while keeping a clean sheet as the Rapids won 1-0 at Dallas on Saturday to close the gap between the top two teams in Major League Soccer's Western Conference to five points.
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NYCFC fall out of first place after getting whipped by Revolution
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Diego Fagundez had a goal and an assist to help the New England Revolution beat New York City FC 3-1 on Saturday night. The Revolution (8-12-9) have won two straight to close within a point of Orlando City for the sixth playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. NYCFC (12-9-8) fell out of...
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Galaxy preaching patience with Donovan's comeback
Landon Donovan’s comeback got off to a slow start Friday. “I didn’t do much today,” said America’s greatest soccer player, who spent much of his first practice session in 21 months lying on the grass as a trainer stretched out his weary legs. Whether Donovan, 34, will be able to do much more is...
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Juergen Klinsmann cheers Landon Donovan's decision to return to Galaxy
Landon Donovan’s return to competitive soccer with the Galaxy after a 21-month break has won him an unexpected supporter in U.S. national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann. “I think it’s great to have Landon back on the field. For himself and MLS,” Klinsmann wrote in an email. Klinsmann’s decision to...
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Colorado Rapids at FC Dallas: How to watch on TV, preview and more
The Colorado Rapids travel to Toyota Park in Frisco, Tex., where they will try to snap a two-game losing streak against MLS-leading FC Dallas.
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