• USA U-20s come back twice, tie Ecuador at the death in World Cup opener
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    USA U-20s come back twice, tie Ecuador at the death in World Cup opener

    After a goalkeeping blunder by Jonathan Klinsmann, teammate Luca de la Torre scored an injury-time goal Monday to give the United States a 3-3 draw against Ecuador at the Under-20 World Cup. The Americans conceded two early goals but managed to get back into the Group F match with a pair of strikes from Josh Sargent. Klinsmann attempted to dribble the ball out of trouble from in front of his own net, but he got tangled up by a pair of opponents and then kicked the ball straight to Ecuador midfielder Bryan Cabezas, who scored.

  • This is how much prize money each Premier League club won in the most lucrative season ever
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    This is how much prize money each Premier League club won in the most lucrative season ever

    The record £5.14 billion Premier League TV rights deal kicked in during the 2016/17 season, meaning top flight clubs are poised to score record earnings this year. Now the season is done, Sporting Intelligence's Nick Harris has worked out exactly how much prize money each club will take home. Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, and Liverpool were some of the best sides in England this season, but their earnings do not necessarily reflect where they finished in the actual league. The earnings were calculated by adding up three things: Initial equal share fund — every side receives £84.4 million for competing in the Premier League Performance ranking — finish higher, earn more money TV

  • WATCH: Carli Lloyd gets red-carded for violently elbowing an opponent in the head
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    WATCH: Carli Lloyd gets red-carded for violently elbowing an opponent in the head

    You may have heard -- U.S. women's national team star Carli Lloyd is playing her club soccer at the moment over in Europe. The World Cup winner plays for Manchester City, and she saw the field over the weekend in a match against Yeovil Town. She did not play all 90 minutes though, she played 89. And that wasn't because of a substitution.  Lloyd was shown a red card for a violent elbow to the head of her opponent. Take a look: There's no place in the game for elbows, but the defender was grabbing her and a penalty probably could have been called there by the officials. Instead, Lloyd makes the mistake and gets sent off in the 5-1 win. The expectation is for her to receive more than a one-match