France, the great Ribéry of Bayern retires from football

Franck Ribéry will remain in Salernitana within the technical staff. Giuseppe Maffia/NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Bayern Munich and France winger Franck Ribery announced his retirement on Friday following persistent knee problems. Ribéry, 39, announced the decision in a video posted on social media in which the Salernitana player also thanked his family and fans. …

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Evergreen Miura makes emotional return to Doha for World Cup

Japanese soccer icon Kazuyoshi Miura is set to revisit Doha for the first time since 1993, when he was involved in one of his country’s most painful sporting achievements, as an ambassador for a sponsor of the World Cup in Qatar. Miura, who twice missed football’s biggest stage, suffered the first setback that year in …

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NCAA on trial in concussion case of deceased USC football player

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The widow of a former University of Southern California football player who is suing the NCAA for failing to protect her husband from repetitive head trauma is bringing what could be a landmark case to a court. Los Angeles jury on Friday. Matthew Gee died in 2018 from permanent brain damage …

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2022 College Football New Year’s Six Bowl Games Screening

Midway through the college football season, the conversation turns to conference championships, New Year’s Six-Bowl games, and the college football playoffs. Instead of wallowing in sadness that the season is already halfway behind us, let’s throw the six New Year’s bowls. What might bowl matches look like? What do they look like today? Note: “As …

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Miami Hurricanes to watch: NFL Fantasy Football

The National Football League is all about confrontations. This is especially true for anyone who competes in NFL fantasy football. To properly define its composition, you must look for good matchups, and why not start with the former Miami Hurricanes? The first game of note with a former Cane is between two AFC North division …

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