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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.

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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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Who’s Better At Soccer — Kylie Or Jason?

The Minnesota United FC are celebrating their home opener Saturday night and they’re hoping for a big crowd at the National Sports Center. They’re facing off against the San Antonio Scorpions at 7 p.m.

04/24/2015

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Soccer Franchise Leaders Approach Capitol For Stadium Help

The group that landed a new professional soccer franchise is turning its focus to Minnesota lawmakers for help building a new stadium. The Minnesota United FC ownership group hasn’t specifically presented a finance plan for a new outdoor stadium.

04/14/2015

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Will Lawmakers Warm To Soccer Stadium Funding?

There’s a possible climate change at the Minnesota State Capitol. Top lawmakers will meet next week with the owners of Minnesota’s new Major League Soccer franchise to discuss public funding for a stadium in Minneapolis.

04/10/2015

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Dayton, Lawmakers Say No Public Money Should Go Toward Soccer Stadium

One day after Major League Soccer awarded a new franchise to Minnesota, the governor said the owners should not expect public financing for a new stadium.

03/26/2015

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5 Things To Watch As MLS Season Begins

The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.

03/03/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: The Sanneh Foundation’s Tony Sanneh

This week’s Minnesotan to Meet is a soccer star who never forgot where he came from. Tony Sanneh played at Pele Soccer camp at age 12, had a World Cup appearance and played alongside David Beckham in L.A.

03/03/2015

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The High Cost Of Competitive Pre-H.S. Sports

Competitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we’re taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.

02/16/2015

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Community Rallies Around Soccer Coach With ALS

Gavin Pugh moved from Wales to Minnesota in 2003. He immediately immersed himself as a soccer coach in the north metro, working with high school teams and at the club levels. He also met his wife here. Last year he got a diagnosis that changed his life — and he found out how many lives he’s touched along the way.

12/19/2014

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High School Sports Rally: Dec. 19, 2014

From basketball, to downhill skiing, to a popular soccer coach fighting the ultimate battle -– this edition of High School Sports Rally has it all. Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlight the best plays from big games in high school hockey and basketball.

12/19/2014

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