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Man on the Pitch: OKC Energy FC Preview

By J.J. Buck New Mexico United (2-1-1) at OKC Energy FC (1-1-2), Saturday, 6 p.m. mt, ESPN-plus New Mexico United steps out of group play for a trip to Oklahoma City this weekend. The Energy are coming off a 1-1 draw at home against Rio Grande Valley FC. The Toros put the pressure on right…MORE

Man on the Pitch: Locomotive FC Preview

By J.J. Buck New Mexico United at El Paso Locomotive F.C., Wednesday July 15th. Kick-off 7 p.m.  New Mexico Untied returned to play with a 2-1 victory last Saturday at Colorado Springs and it wouldn’t have been a United game without a little bit of controversy. In the 79′ Switchbacks FC forward, Austin Dewing, slid…MORE

Man on the Pitch: Switchbacks FC Preview

By J.J. Buck – New Mexico United, 0-1-0 at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, 1-0-0. Kick-off 6 p.m. MT, ESPN+ Weidner Field will be the venue for New Mexico United’s first game action since March 7th. It will be the first of four games against the host Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, who are only team in…MORE

Man on the Pitch: United’s Return

By J.J. Buck – New Mexico United will take the field for the first time since March 7th this Saturday in Colorado Springs when they face Switchbacks FC. The bus ride north is a reminder that even as sports return things are far from normal. Empty stadiums await most teams, pending state decisions, as players…MORE

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How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

How a yellow jersey is dividing Brazil

Brazil’s bright yellow jersey is a symbol that unites the country through a love of football and national pride, but over the past two years the shirt’s adoption by right wing supporters of Jair Bolsonaro, who wear it at protests and rallies to show their political allegiance to the Brazilian president, is causing controversy. That…

LeBron James laughs off Trump’s criticism of NBA players taking a knee

LeBron James laughs off Trump’s criticism of NBA players taking a knee

NBA star LeBron James says the league won’t miss Donald Trump’s viewership after the US President criticized players for kneeling during the national anthem. Following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, NBA players have been vocal in their calls for social justice and, as the season resumed last week, every player knelt during…

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

American billionaire agrees deal to buy Italian football giant AS Roma

US billionaire Dan Friedkin has agreed a deal to purchase AS Roma, the Italian soccer giant confirmed on Thursday. The Serie A side said formal contracts with Friedkin’s consortium were signed on Wednesday, in a deal worth 591 million euros ($700m). The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of August. Friedkin is…

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