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Kicking It: Could Real Salt Lake's struggles be part of a new era in MLS?

Hello and welcome to 'Kicking it' with Demetrius Bell and Megan Armstrong, two of Yardbarker's most discerning soccer specialists. With the international break on the horizon and Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup shifting into high-gear, we have a lot to talk about so let's get right to it. Okay, we’ll admit it: We’ve been banging up on Minnesota pretty regularly while ignoring the disaster...
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Terry Collins honors fallen officer with NYPD cap at presser

Terry Collins and the New York Mets may be down 0-2 heading into Game 3 of the World Series at Citi Field Friday, but the organization nevertheless took the time to pay tribute to a fallen NYPD officer. Collins, starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard and outfielder Michael Cuddyer all wore “NYPD” caps during their respective media sessions Thursday to honor the memory of slain...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando City loses appeal for Ramos red card

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) An independent review panel has denied a red card appeal by Orlando City. Major League Soccer announced the decision on Thursday. The Lions filed an appeal for a red card issued to defender Rafael Ramos in the 36th minute of their match against Toronto FC last week. The review panel consisting of one representative from U.S. Soccer Federation, a representative...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Crew-Orlando City Preview

Rafael Ramos was clearly the goat the last time Orlando City faced the Columbus Crew. Whether the expansion club can slow down the red-hot Kei Kamara is probably the key to the rematch. Kamara has taken over the league lead in goals as the Crew go for their first road win Saturday night against an Orlando City club that will be without star midfielder Brek Shea. Columbus (4-4-3)...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Columbus Crew roll 10-man Orlando City 3-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Federico Higuain and Kei Kamara each had a goal and an assist and the Columbus Crew beat Orlando City 3-0 on Saturday night. Higuain opened the scoring in the 32nd minute for Columbus (2-2-2). Ethan Finlay hustled to gather a failed clearance by Rafael Ramos and he fed Higuain in front of the net for a nifty back-heel goal. Ramos was given a red card 2 minutes...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees to pay for the education of murdered cop Rafael Ramos' children: Report

A New York Yankees charity will pay for the education of the sons of murdered NYPD cop Rafael Ramos, after their father was ambushed and gunned down in his patrol car in Brooklyn on Saturday. The Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which provides for the children of officers who died in the line of duty, will take on any education expenses for 13-year-old Jaden and Ramos' other...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees to Pay for Slain NYPD Officer’s Kids’ Education

For most baseball fans, it’s really, really easy to dislike the New York Yankees. Fortunately, right now is not one of those times. Saturday, New York police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were gunned down in cold blood, seemingly as retaliation for the choking death of Eric Garner at the hands of police officers back in July. But with the senseless deaths of Ramos and Liu...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Stepping Up to Help Children of Officer Killed Execution Style in Brooklyn Saturday

New York Jets offensive lineman Nick Mangold showed some respect and admiration for the New York Police Department Sunday, a day after two officers--Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu--were shot and killed by a coward that will go unnamed by this blogger (he doesn't deserve the attention). Hopefully there will be other athletes that will do the same, but only time will tell.The New York...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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