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D.C. United forward Wayne Rooney celebrates his first MLS goal during the first half of a soccer match against the Colorado Rapids in Washington, Saturday, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) **FILE**

D.C. United clinch playoff spot behind two goals from Wayne Rooney

After being mired in last place in mid-August, D.C. United (14-11-8, 50 points) secured a playoff spot with a convincing 3-1 victory Sunday afternoon against New York City FC to continue an improbable rise up the standings.

Teammates celebrate after United States midfielder Julie Ertz (facing camera) scored a goal during the first half of a CONCACAF women's World Cup qualifying tournament soccer match in Frisco, Texas, Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Jacobsohn)

U.S. headed to Women’s World Cup with win over Jamaica

- Associated Press

Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan each scored twice in the first half and United States earned a spot in the World Cup next summer in France with a 6-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.

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The Paris prosecutors' office has opened an investigation into alleged discrimination by Paris Saint-Germain following a complaint by France's League of Human Rights, which claims that club scouts illegally profiled potential recruits by their origin.