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	Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts
2014-07-24, Detroit news
IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV Associated Press Comments An Israeli tank moves through the morning mist near the Israel and Gaza border July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and...
Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Fulham at Craven Cottage, London, Sunday, May 12, 2013.
2014-07-24, Goal
With the club's budget boosted by £70 million following the striker's exit to Barcelona, the manager will only pay what he sees fit for players who buy into his...
Chelsea's manager Jose Mourinho listens during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, July 18, 2013. Chelsea will play the Malaysia XI, a Malaysia League selection, on Sunday as part of their Asia tour.
2014-07-24, Goal
The Spaniard has returned to Chelsea following three seasons on loan at Atletico Madrid and is expected to usurp the 32-year-old, but the manager is pleased with the...
Chelsea's Didier Drogba, right, goes for the ball with Valencia's Jeremy Mathieu during their Champions League group E soccer match between Chelsea and Valencia at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011.
2014-07-23, RTE
Valencia's French defender Jeremy Mathieu will join Barcelona for a fee of €20m, the Catalan club said on Wednesday. ...
New Real Madrid player James Rodriguez, from Colombia, holds his new shirt and poses for photographers during his official presentation
2014-07-22, FourFourTwo
James Rodriguez described his big-money move to Real Madrid as "a dream becoming a reality" when he was unveiled at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. The Colombia forward has...
Brazilian soccer player Robinho meets reporters after undertaking medical checks in Gallarate, near Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Aug.31, 2010
2014-07-22, Goal
The Brazilian has admitted that he does not know if he’ll be playing at San Siro this season amid speculation linking him with a move to MLSRobinho has thanked AC Milan...
Colombia's James Rodriguez sits on the pitch after Brazil's 2-1 victory to advance to the semifinals during the World Cup
2014-07-22, The Inquisitr
James Rodriguez — or simply James, as he calls himself — led Colombia to its first World Cup quarterfinal in history, earning the admiration of peers, fans,...
Brazil and Colombia match at the FIFA World Cup 2014-07-04
2014-07-22, Business Insider
Real Madrid has purchased Colombian 23-year-old James Rodríguez from AS Monaco, the team announced on Tuesday. The transfer fee is ~$101 million, according to the...
 
Reuters: MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish High Court judge has asked for assistance from the European Union in his investigation into the killing of Spanish cameraman Jose Couso by a U.S. tank shell in...
The Daily Mail: PETE JENSON: Spanish football will want Luis Suarez on the pitch for what is already being billed as the BBC (Bale, Benzema and Cristiano) against SNM (Suarez, Neymar and Messi). But the Spanish League computer has not made that a certainty....
Goal: The Bayern Munich boss has confirmed the winger could feature against Borussia Monchengladbach this week after recovering from back surgery Franck Ribery could make his return from injury for Bayern Munich this weekend, Pep Guardiola has revealed. The...
Goal: The 26-year-old is attracting interest from across Europe with his future at Santiago Bernabeu in doubt, but the PSG boss would not comment on his club's interest Laurent Blanc has refused to reveal whether Paris Saint-Germain have held talks over a possible...
CNN: July 24, 2014 -- Updated 1543 GMT (2343HKT) Maccabi Haifa has won the Israeli league 12 times. Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook (CNN) -- A preseason soccer match in Austria had to be abandoned after pro-Palestinian protesters invaded the...
Detroit news: TonyPaulThe Detroit News Comments Since hitting the majors in 2007, Joel Hanrahan has a career strikeouts per nine innings ratio of 9.8. (Elise Amendola / Associated Press) Detroit -- Well, it was worth a shot. But more and more, it seems almost certain Joel...
Detroit news: Associated Press Comments New York — Wal-Mart U.S. chief Bill Simon is stepping down after being in the role since June 2010, the company said Thursday. The world’s largest retailer named the head of its Asian business as his replacement. The Bentonville,...
Detroit news: The Detroit News Comments Tigers gave up pitchers Corey Knebel and JakeThompson to acquire Rangers closer Joakim Soria. (Hannah Foslien / Getty Images) A look at what people around the country are saying in the wake of Wednesday night’s trade that brought...
Detroit news: The Detroit News Comments DetroitCass Tech senior running back Mike Weber has a new top-five list of favorite colleges that now includes Southern Cal, where he visited this week. The others on his list are Michigan, Michigan State, Wisconsin and Ohio State....
Huffington Post: By: Gianni Jaccoma While we'd all love to think America has cornered the market on pretentious affectations and aloof behavior, the sad truth is that hipsters are by no means a domestic anomaly -- quite the opposite, in fact. From Singapore to Stockholm, whole...
BBC News: Stoke City do not need sell goalkeeper Asmir Begovic or defender Ryan Shawcross to fund new arrivals, insists chief executive Tony Scholes. Begovic, 27, has most recently been linked to a move to Real Madrid while Manchester City are reportedly...
Taipei Times: Though famed for his grace and elegance as a player, Zinedine Zidane apparently has other priorities as a coach, after he made brawny, bustling Finnish striker Eero Markkanen his first signing for Real Madrid’s B team on Wednesday. Now boss of the UEFA...
Taipei Times: Louis van Gaal’s reign as manager of Manchester United got off to a rousing start on Wednesday with a 7-0 friendly victory over Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. In the first match of Van Gaal’s tenure, Wayne Rooney scored twice in the first half,...
Detroit news: Associated Press Comments Frederick, Okla. — Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers. Oklahoma medical examiner’s office spokeswoman Amy Elliott says...