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Kylie’s Kids: Soccer Team Wins ‘For Joseph’

Joseph Young was playing in the State Qualifiers when he broke his ankle. But even though he couldn’t play in the finals, he still had a big hand in their win. That makes him this week’s Kylie’s Kids.

07/27/2015

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8 Worst Losses In US Soccer History

Does the USMNT upset to Jamaica make the list of our worst losses ever?

07/23/2015

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The Top 5 Athletes-Turned-Actors

LeBron James is getting some good reviews for his performance (as himself) in the new Judd Apatow – Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck. Despite losing the championship this year, he has been able to dodge the […]

07/22/2015

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Mexican Team Faces Off Against Minnesota United As Part Of Ibarra Trade

When Minnesota United sold star player Miguel Ibarra to a Club Leon of Mexico last month, not only did the deal have a seven-figure price tag, but it also came with a condition — that Ibarra’s new team come to Minnesota to play a game against his old team.

07/18/2015

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Soccer Players At High Risk For Concussions

The Schwan’s USA Cup has been going on for three decades, drawing teams from around the world to Minnesota. But organizers are taking some different precautions this year. They have three team doctors in place to look closely for concussions.

07/16/2015

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Gold Cup 2015: Where You Can Follow USMNT

Still have soccer fever? The USMNT may be coming to a city near you.

07/13/2015

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Minnesota United Players Make A Multilingual Team

Tiago Calvano speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. Daniel Mendes speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English and Swedish. That’s seven languages all together, and it’s paying off on the field.

07/11/2015

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Love Soccer But Hate FIFA? Welcome To The Gold Cup

The USMNT goes for its sixth Gold Cup and a birth in the Confederations Cup.

07/06/2015

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4th Of July Weekend Sports TV Guide

The 4th of July weekend is upon us. Sports nuts need something to watch, here’s some good options.

07/03/2015

Brandi Chastain of the US celebrates after kicking the winning penalty shot to win the 1999 Women's World Cup final against China 10 July 1999 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The US won 5-4 on penalty kicks.

Top 5 Moments In US Women’s Soccer Team History

With excitement still burning over the U.S. women’s soccer team victory over No. 1-ranked Germany Tuesday evening, we thought it’d be great to look back at some of the team’s top moments in its (relatively young) history.

07/01/2015

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USWNT Vs. Germany: 5 Things To Know

The USWNT has advanced to the semi-finals to play Germany. Here’s what you need to know.

06/30/2015

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USWNT Vs. China: 5 Things To Know

The US Women’s National team advanced to the Quarterfinals of the tournament to face China. Here’s 5 things you need to know.

06/26/2015

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USWNT Vs. Colombia: 5 Things To Know

The USWNT meets Colombia in the Round of 16 tonight, here’s what you need to know.

06/22/2015

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Scenarios For The USWNT To Advance In The World Cup

The USA wraps up the group stage of the Women’s World Cup tonight against Nigeria. How can they advance to the knockout stage? We’ll answer that for you.

06/16/2015

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Minnesota United Agree To Transfer Ibarra To Mexican Team

Minnesota United have agreed to transfer midfielder Miguel Ibarra to a Mexican professional team. Minnesota announced the agreement in principle on Thursday. Terms were not disclosed.

06/11/2015

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FIFA: Women’s World Cup Primer

The Women’s World Cup begins on Saturday. What are the US’ chances? Take a look.

06/04/2015

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Best Bars To Watch The Women’s World Cup In Minnesota

Cheer for your team at these local pubs.

06/04/2015

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Sepp Blatter Resigns: Who Should Be FIFA’s Next President?

Sepp Blatter has resigned. Who should be the next president of FIFA?

06/02/2015

Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty News

FIFA Corruption Case: Why Should Americans Care?

What does the FIFA case mean to the casual American soccer fan?

05/27/2015

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Top 5 Twitter Reactions To FIFA Arrests

FIFA, the governing body for the World Cups and much of what goes on in the soccer world, has had multiple officials arrested on charges of alleged money laundering, corruption, bribery, and more.

05/27/2015

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Soccer Officials Arrested In Zurich; World Cup Votes Probed

Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption.

05/27/2015

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FootGolf Is Apparently A Thing … A Super Fun Thing!

Golf and soccer are two of the most popular sports in Minnesota, and FootGolf combines the best of both. Just like regular golf, you start on the tee box and attempt to get the soccer ball into the cup in the least amount of kicks.

05/09/2015

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‘Footgolf’ Kicks Off At Afton Alps

The new footgolf course at Afton Alps just opened. Nestled alongside the fairways and bunkers lay 18 super-sized cups, just waiting for a soccer ball to be kicked in.

05/02/2015

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Minnesota United Head Coach, Owner Talk Soccer Ahead Of Season Opener

WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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Meet Minnesota United Stars Andrew Fontein & Kevin Venegas!

The Minnesota United are back for the 2015 season with their first home game Saturday night. In the video above, Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus kicked around the soccer ball on the WCCO Rooftop with United stars Andrew Fontein & Kevin Venegas.

04/25/2015

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