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Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from U.S. Howard is not retiring from international play, however; Howard, 35, will continue playing for Everton in the English Premier League. Klinsmann and Howard had extensive conversations about Howard taking a break.
Barcelona will be barred from signing any players in 2015 after FIFA rejected the club’s appeal against a one-year ban for breaching rules over the transfer of youngsters. The Spanish giants will now ask sport’s highest court to overturn the punishment, which resulted from the signing of 10 players under the age of 18 to the club’s renowned La Masia academy. FIFA found the signings to have violated rules designed to prevent child trafficking.
The University of Maryland says it will start guaranteeing scholarships to students-athletes until they graduate, regardless of injury or on-field performance.
Former Colorado Avalanche Steve Moore has settled a lawsuit pending paperwork with ex-Vancouver Canuck Todd Bertuzzi over an on-ice attack 10 years ago that ended Moore’s NHL career. This brings some closure to one of the most horrific on ice incidents to ever happen in the NHL.
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