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FILE - This Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, shows Real Salt Lake forward Alvaro Saborio, left, and Los Angeles Galaxy defender A.J. DeLaGarza going after the ball in the first half during an MLS Western Conference semifinal, first leg playoff soccer match, in Sandy, Utah. Real Salt Lake has traded Saborio to D.C. United for midfielder Luis Silva. Saborino leaves as RSL's all-time leading scorer with 63 MLS goals and 79 in all matches. The 33-year-old is the second-leading scorer in the league since 2010.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

D.C. United’s Alvaro Saborio arrives with something to prove

After a disappointing start to the season with Real Salt Lake and a forgettable performance for Costa Rica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Saborio has a chance to make an impact after a trade to D.C. United.

United States' Clint Dempsey (8) celebrates his goal against Cuba during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer quarterfinal match, Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Dempsey’s 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis

- Associated Press

Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States to a 6-0 rout over Cuba on Saturday and into its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.

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FILE - In this Friday, May 29, 2015 file photo, FIFA president Sepp Blatter after his election as President, left is greeted by UEFA President Michel Platini, right, at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland.  Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves." Platini, the UEFA president and a FIFA vice president, wrote to member federations in Europe on Wednesday July 29, 2015 saying he will stand in the election and is counting on their support. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP, File)

Asia football chief praises Platini as potential FIFA boss

Associated Press

Michel Platini's chances of becoming the new president of FIFA received a boost Thursday when the Asian Football Confederation chief praised him as "a unique candidate" and urged his member nations to unite behind a single candidate.

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, UEFA President Michel Platini gestures during a press conference, one day prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying draw in Nice, southeastern France. Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini's plans tell The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because Platini has not announced his candidacy. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

- Associated Press

Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves."

New Zealand faces new complaint over player eligibility

Associated Press

The Oceania Football Confederation is investigating allegations that New Zealand fielded ineligible players in the team which won the Oceania under-17 World Cup qualifying tournament in Samoa in January.

El Paso civil rights group files three ADA lawsuits

- Associated Press

July 28--The Paso Del Norte Civil Rights Project has filed lawsuits against a shopping mall, a soccer association and various businesses in El Paso for allegedly violating a federal law that provides protections to people with disabilities.