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  • Brazil elect new CBF chief to take office in 2015

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Marco Polo del Nero was elected unopposed as the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) on Wednesday but the current vice-president will only take office in April 2015. Del Nero, head of Brazil's biggest and...
  • Girls soccer | Maine South wraps up a successful week

    Girls soccer | Maine South wraps up a successful week
    Maine South entered the prestigious PepsiCo Showdown after three consecutive shutouts of quality opponents. "I gave the girls the tipping-point speech," Maine South coach J.J. Crawford said. "The Hersey win, the Highland Park win, the Deerfield win, I...
  • Girls soccer | Plainfield North reloads with fresh talent

    Girls soccer | Plainfield North reloads with fresh talent
    In many ways, the Plainfield North girls soccer team differs from last season's. But the personnel changes haven't affected the numbers on the scoreboard. Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association All-state forward Ashley Handwork and several...
  • Girls soccer | Lyons stingy, undefeated through six games

    Girls soccer | Lyons stingy, undefeated through six games
    The question gave Bill Lanspeary reason to pause. The Lyons girls soccer coach was asked to talk about his top players following his team's 3-0 victory over Marist in the first round of the PepsiCo Showdown. He wasn't sure where to begin. "We've got...
  • Girls soccer | Wheaton South ends frenzied stretch with a win

    Girls soccer | Wheaton South ends frenzied stretch with a win
    Wheaton Warrenville South girls soccer coach Guy Callipari wondered how his team would handle a late start to the season. The Tigers closed a four-match week with a 2-1 victory against Maine South on Saturday in the first round of the PepsiCo Showdown...
  • Girls soccer | New-look York adjusting to first-year coach

    Girls soccer | New-look York adjusting to first-year coach
    Most new coaches would welcome a senior-filled roster to help ease the transition process. First-year York girls soccer coach Don Vana doesn't have that luxury. York returns four seniors from last season's 13-5-2 squad and has relied on juniors and...
  • Atlanta to launch Major League Soccer franchise on Wednesday

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - Atlanta is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has landed a Major League Soccer expansion team that will play beginning in 2017 in the city's new open-air stadium downtown. Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons football...
  • AFC boss told to spend less energy on politics

    (Reuters) - Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has been told by the continent's FIFA vice-president to spend less time on politics and more on developing the sport. Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, elected as...
  • Marriotts Ridge soccer standout Amir Najib commits to Old Dominion

    Marriotts Ridge soccer standout Amir Najib commits to Old Dominion
    Marriotts Ridge soccer star Amir Najib, an All-Metro first-team midfielder, has committed to play at Old Dominion University. Najib, a four-year varsity player and team captain, finished with a Howard County-high 21 goals and 10 assists for the Mustangs...
  • Latin America's growth prospects fizzle on local concerns

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The next two years look more challenging for Latin American economies than previously thought, with prospects for slower growth and higher inflation defying recent market optimism about emerging markets. Prospects for economic growth...
  • Wilton Manors artist designs World Cup fan gear

    Wilton Manors artist designs World Cup fan gear
    Todd Dawes can't wait for the World Cup to kick off this summer so he can see what fans want to wear to cheer on for their favorite teams. He hopes it's something he recognizes. The Wilton Manors artist has teamed up with Admiral Sportswear to sell...