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Champions League starts season with all eyes set on Real Madrid

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

The 63rd season of the UEFA Champions League will kick off this week, over three months after Real Madrid won their 12th title. Real Madrid became the first team since AC Milan in 1990 to win back-to-back Champions League titles after defeating Juventus 3-1 in the final. Led by forward Cristiano Ronaldo and featuring world-...

Established stars looking to end duo’s domination

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor

April 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

For nearly a decade now, the title of the best soccer player in the world has belonged to one of two men: Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Since Ricardo Kaka won the Ballon d’Or in 2007, with Ronaldo coming second and Messi third, the duo have won the award a combined nine times: Messi has five, and...

Major League Soccer kicks off an exciting new season

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Filed under Columns, Sports

As Major League Soccer begins its 22nd season of operation, the dawn of a new era looms. The 2017 season sees the ever-growing league add another two teams, Minnesota United and Atlanta United. Atlanta immediately made it known that they wanted to be taken seriously, hiring former Barcelona manager Gerardo “Tata” Marti...

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