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First American Professional Soccer Player With Public Case Of CTE Identified

For years Americans have attempted to come to grips with the fact the nation’s most popular sport, football, causes severe head injuries resulting in chronic traumatic encephalopathy with lasting impacts on both physical and mental health, often leading to premature death. For the first time, doctors have diagnosed an American professional soccer player with CTE. 

4 Of Kroenke’s Teams Won Championships This Year; So What About His 3 Soccer Teams?

Stan Kroenke, through Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owns seven professional sports franchises and two eSports teams across the U.S. and UK, in Los Angeles, Colorado and London. Four of those teams have won championships in 2022: the NFL’s LA Rams, the National Lacrosse League’s Colorado Mammoth, Call of Duty League’s Los Angeles Guerrillas and, on Sunday night, the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche.

So, uh, I guess that means Arsenal is next, right? Or maybe the Colorado Rapids? How about Arsenal Women?

If you’re a fan of any of those teams, don’t hold your breath. 

Former Marine, NWSL GK Was To Grand Marshal July 4 Parade; Then Came Threats Of Violence

Haley Carter is a former Marine, former Houston Dash goalkeeper and former assistant coach for the Afghanistan women’s national team. She’s an attorney with degrees from the Naval Academy, University of Liverpool and University of Houston’s law school. The lifetime Girl Scout has received many military medals after serving two tours in Iraq and started a program with the Dash to honor female veterans and servicemembers. She’s a mother.

According to one failed politician, however, Haley Carter has no right to be the Grand Marshal of a local Independence Day parade.

Kylian Mbappé Spotted At LAFC Match. Let's See Will Ferrell Pull This One Off

After LAFC's recent coup of Juventus legend Giorgio Chiellini and five-time Champions League winner Gareth Bale, all eyes were on the club Sunday as it welcomed the New York Red Bulls to Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles in a nationally televised match on ABC.

Gareth Bale Confirms LAFC Move (From What Looks Like A Golf Course)

Wales forward Gareth Bale on Sunday appeared to confirm his move to Major League Soccer (MLS) side Los Angeles FC (LAFC) following his departure from LaLiga champions Real Madrid.

The 32-year-old, who signed for Spanish giants Real from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then-record transfer fee of $105.54 million, is set to join as a free agent with his contract due to end this summer.

We Made 5 Incredible Cocktails Inspired By LAFC’s Unique Culture — Help Us Decide The Best One

There’s nothing quite like enjoying a nice cocktail. Whether you’ve just finished a long day of work or you’re watching your favorite soccer team, the right drink engineered just how you like it can enhance any situation, be it a complex six-ingredient concoction or a simple classic.

Románticas Y Lujosas: Las Vacaciones 2022 De Leo Messi

Leo Messi está cargando las pilas para una temporada 2022-23 marcada por el Mundial de Catar, el gran sueño del futbolista argentino. Después de ganar la Finalissima ante Italia y meterle cinco goles a Estonia, el jugador estuvo unos días en su natal Rosario para luego viajar a Barcelona, asistir al matrimonio de Jordi Alba y dar comienzo a sus merecidas vacaciones. 

U.S. Soccer World’s Reaction To Shocking Supreme Court Ruling Overturning Roe v Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday a historic reversal to overturn Roe v Wade. After nearly 50 years of abortion being a constitutional right, states can now choose to outlaw abortion. 

This historic ruling has obviously created a whirlwind of emotions in the country. Here was the response from teams and figures in the U.S. Soccer sphere.

NWSL’s KC Current Unveil World-Class, $18 Million Training Facility And The Players Are Stunned

Two days before the 50-year anniversary of Title IX, the KC Current of the NWSL unveiled one of the most inspiring investments in professional women’s sports in America. The $18 million KC Current training facility opened on Tuesday is the first such complex built specifically for an NWSL team. It’s incredible, and the players couldn’t believe their eyes.

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