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Eye injury sidelines Wambach for NWSL opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has been ruled out from playing in the Western New York Flash’s NWSL season-opener at Washington because of a fractured orbital bone below her left eye.

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Indian movie stars among owners of soccer league

MUMBAI, India (AP) — A new professional soccer league in India this year will feature movie stars and former Indian cricket captains Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly as co-owners of teams.

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Hillsborough tribute before Liverpool-City match

Tributes are laid at the memorial of the Hillsborough disaster outside Anfield before the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Sunday April. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool fans held up a mosaic spelling out “96 25 years” during a minute’s silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium disaster. The tribute Sunday came before Liverpool’s Premier League match against Manchester City.

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Robbie Keane lifts Galaxy past Whitecaps, 1-0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Robbie Keane scored 1:11 into the second half and the Los Angeles Galaxy held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.

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Chivas USA ties Timbers 1-1

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Erick Torres scored in the 79th minute to help Chivas USA tie Portland 1-1 on Saturday night, leaving the Timbers winless at 0-2-4.

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