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Sports Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans Soccer gets boost in U.S. from young, informed fans(Photo Gallery)
Look at what's happening around America during the World Cup - social media numbers are strong, TV ratings are setting records and, other than Brazil, no country's fans have bought more tickets to the games than those from the United States.
Sports Giants' Lincecum pitches 2nd no-hitter vs Padres Giants' Lincecum pitches 2nd no-hitter vs Padres
Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
Sports A's reach 10-year lease deal to stay at Coliseum A's reach 10-year lease deal to stay at Coliseum
Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff said Wednesday that the club has reached a 10-year lease agreement with the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority to stay at the Oakland Coliseum.
Sports LA Kings re-sign Marian Gaborik to 7-year deal LA Kings re-sign Marian Gaborik to 7-year deal
Gaborik agreed to a seven-year deal Wednesday to stay with the Kings, passing on the financial possibilities of unrestricted free agency to stay with the champs.
Sports NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.
Sports US Soccer will soon talk to Hope Solo about arrest US Soccer will soon talk to Hope Solo about arrest
U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says the federation plans to speak with Hope Solo and her representatives in the next 24 hours regarding the goalkeeper's weekend domestic violence arrest in the Seattle suburbs.