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Rumor Mill: Uruguayan Wonderkid Facundo Torres Set to be Orlando City’s First Offseason Signing

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN SPORTS) — With the MLS playoffs currently underway and Orlando City out of the picture, offseason signings have started to pick up traction. One name that continues to circulate around the MLS ranks is Facundo Torres.   Player Spotlight: Facundo Torres Torres, the 21-year-old Uruguayan playmaker, has garnered a lot of reported…

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Long-Banned Athlete Protest Acts Expected at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Athlete activism is making a comeback at these Olympic Games. When play starts at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday, acts of free expression of the kind athletes were long banned from making at the Olympics will take center stage. The British women’s soccer team has pledged to take a knee before kickoff against Chile…

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Italy Wins Euro 2020, Beats England in Penalty Shootout

LONDON (AP) — Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete. England’s painful half-century wait for a major title goes on. And it just had to be because of a penalty shootout. Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday. The match finished 1-1 after extra time at…

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