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Parents Growing More Concerned Over Potential For Concussions In Young Soccer Players

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday and seeks class action status on behalf of current and former soccer players who competed for teams governed by FIFA and several U.S.-based soccer organizations.

08/27/2014

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy announces his retirement following the 2014 MLS season during a news conference at the StubHub Center on August 7, 2014, in Carson, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

6 Post-Retirement Moves Landon Donovan Should Make

LA Galaxy forward and MLS legend Landon Donovan announced his retirement on Thursday. Although he’s calling it quits on the pitch, may we still see Donovan stay around the game (or not)?

08/08/2014

Landon Donovan #10 of Los Angeles Galaxy reacts to his supporters after a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at StubHub Center on May 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Landon Donovan Is The Best MLS Player Ever

Landon Donovan has announced his intention to retire from soccer at the end of the 2014 season. Here’s 5 reasons why Landon Donovan is the best MLS player ever…

08/07/2014

Luis Alberto of Liverpool walks off the pitch following a win over Liverpool during the International Champions Cup at Yankee Stadium on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Soccer Rocks In The Bronx

David Villa and Frank Lampard had to be thinking the same thing. Next year at this time, they will be playing for New York City FC. And it’s going to be very cool calling Yankee Stadium home.

07/31/2014

A general view of the action between Manchester City and Liverpool during the International Champions Cup at Yankee Stadium on July 30, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Liverpool-Man City Draws Nearly 50,000 To Yankee Stadium

Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game.

07/31/2014

NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Head-Injury Lawsuit, Creates $70M Fund For Testing

College sports’ governing body also agreed to implement a single return-to-play policy spelling out how all teams must treat players who received head blows.

07/29/2014

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Schwartz: Soccer Is Returning To The Bronx With A Bang

Next Wednesday, Yankee Stadium will host another international match as Manchester City faces Liverpool as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

07/22/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

Bastian Schweinsteiger of Germany consoles Lionel Messi of Argentina after Germany's 1-0 victory in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina at Maracana on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Lionel Messi’s World Cup Ends On Bitter Note

After carrying his team through the group stage in Brazil with four goals, Messi seemed to run out of steam.

07/14/2014

German fans watch the final game of the World Cup on a big screen TV near the East River. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

German Fans Celebrate Close Win Over Argentina In World Cup Title Game

Germany beat Argentina to win the world Cup with a lone goal in extra time on Sunday.

07/13/2014

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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.

07/11/2014

Alvaro Pereira of Uruguay receives treatment during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Uruguay and England at Arena de Sao Paulo on June 19, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (credit: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why FIFA Needs To Pay More Attention To Concussions

To many-a-fan’s dismay, some players were noticeably ‘out of it’ and even collapsed after sustaining a head injury during play. While getting injured is something that can happen in any sport, certain protocols need to be followed to ensure player safety.

07/11/2014

Emotional Brazil fans react after being defeated by Germany 7-1 during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal match at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brazil Bummed In Worst Way After Humiliating World Cup Defeat

Catastrophic. Suffering. A Historic Humiliation. Those were just some of the apocalyptic headlines Brazilian publications used to describe the national soccer team’s 7-1 drubbing by Germany.

07/09/2014

Mats Hummels of Germany scores on a header past Hugo Lloris of France during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Alexandre Loureiro/Getty Images)

Germany Sends France Packing En Route To World Cup Semis

Germany reached the semifinals for a fourth straight World Cup by beating France 1-0 Friday in a cagey match settled by a first-half header from Mats Hummels.

07/04/2014

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10 Rules For The Colombia Vs. Brazil Drinking Game

Now that the U.S. has been knocked out of the World Cup, Americans need a new reason to drink.

07/03/2014

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