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    The 100-minute matches that became routine at the World Cup in Qatar are set to become routine in club soccer. FIFA's rule-making panel known as IFAB met Saturday. It stresses the need for accurate calculation of time added on for stoppages in play because of injuries, substitutions, time-wasting and goal celebrations. 

      Federal jurors in New York are preparing to start deliberations on the fates of two former Fox executives accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes to gain broadcasting rights to soccer's biggest matches, including the World Cup. From the start, U.S. prosecutors depicted the case as about "the corruption of international soccer." The case centered on the actions of Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez — and whether they bribed soccer officials to secure lucrative broadcasting rights.

        World Cup winner Lionel Messi has won FIFA's Best Men's Player award for 2022. Spain's Alexia Putellas won FIFA's Best Women's Player award for the second straight time. Messi won the voting over Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema. Putellas won the women's voting over Alex Morgan of the United States and England's Beth Mead. Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni has been voted FIFA men's coach of the year after leading his team to the World Cup title in December. The women's coach award went to Sarina Wiegman after she led England to the title at the Women's European Championship.

        Miami is putting its reputation as a football school on the back burner. Basketball is now front and The men's and women's teams in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight. The ninth-seeded men meet No. 2 seed Texas on Sunday. The fifth-seeded women face No. 3 seed LSU. Women's coach Katie Meier says the programs have a lot in common and are competitive like siblings.

        What is normally one of the quietest weeks of the ACC basketball offseason turned out to be not only busy, but historic. While Miami was busy salvaging the ACC’s reputation by keeping the league’s Sweet 16 streak alive — not to mention extending the Hurricanes’ own Elite Eight streak to two Friday night — the ACC at large took a giant step toward diversifying its ranks. Now that Micah ...

        March has gone from madness to unprecedented. With Miami’s win over Houston and San Diego State’s takedown of Alabama, the men's NCAA Tournament will not have a No. 1 seed in the Elite Eight for the first time since seeding began in 1979. Purdue, Kansas, Houston and Alabama are all gone, ensuring the Final Four will not have a No. 1 team for the first time since 2011 and the third time overall.


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        The biggest story in the NFL is not Dan Snyder and the Washington Commanders, officiating, Lamar Jackson, Aaron Rodgers, Thursday Night Football flexing or any proposed rule change — although those are all worthy of note in their own right. The biggest story in football, as the NFL owners meetings begin Sunday at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix is that Brian Flores’ discrimination cases ...

        CHARLOTTE, N.C. — With the first pick in the 2023 NFL draft, the Carolina Panthers will select one of four quarterbacks. Bryce Young (Alabama), C.J. Stroud (Ohio State) Anthony Richardson (Florida) and Will Levis (Kentucky) all have a case to be the top pick. The Charlotte Observer is breaking down the top four quarterback prospects to analyze which of the four might be the best fit for the ...

        TAMPA, Fla. — Baker Mayfield arrived in Los Angeles on a Tuesday night in early December after being claimed off waivers by the Rams. He was taken by car from Los Angeles International Airport to the team’s training facility in Thousand Oaks, where he met with offensive coordinator Liam Coen and quarterbacks coach Zac Robinson for about 90 minutes. With less than 48 hours to go before a ...

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