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100,000 sellout for Real Madrid-Manchester United

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It took less than a day for all tickets to sell out at the 100,000-plus seat Michigan Stadium for the Aug. 2 preseason exhibition game between world soccer powerhouses Manchester United and Real Madrid.

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Vigil held for girl befriended by hoops star

MSU basketball player Adreian Payne leaves a message for Lacey Holsworth on Wednesday night, April 9, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich., where he and other people gathered along the banks of the Red Cedar River on the campus of Michigan State University. The little girl affectionately known as "Princess Lacey" finally succumbed to the cancer that she battled since 2011.  Her father, Matt Holsworth, said Lacey died at their home late Tuesday "with her mommy and daddy holding her in their arms." Lacey met Payne during one of her hospital stays, and their friendship quickly blossomed. The little girl became known to legions of basketball fans, cheering on Payne and the Spartans on Twitter as they became a popular pick to win it all this season. (AP Photo/Lansing State Journal, Matthew Dae Smith) NO SALES

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil on the campus of Michigan State University following the death of an 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne and was a source of inspiration.

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