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FOXBORO, MA - MARCH 12: New England Revolution fans raise a banner in support for their team before the game against the D.C. United at Gillette Stadium on March 12, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Gillette Stadium a potential host for 2026 World Cup games

Gillette Stadium is one of 49 potential stadiums across three countries under consideration.

Is NFL star Aaron Rodgers (above) dating Acton’s Marie Margolius?

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Is an Acton-bred soccer star dating Aaron Rodgers?

The Green Bay Packers QB has apparently moved on from actress Olivia Munn.

WHITECAPS AT REVOLUTION | SATURDAY, 8 P.M. (CSN)

Revolution brace for Vancouver in Foxborough

The Whitecaps have had success on the road lately.

Sporting Kansas City forward Krisztian Nemeth (9) splits the defense of New England Revolution midfielder Scott Caldwell (6) and midfielder Andy Dorman (12) during the first half of an MLS soccer game Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Kansas City, Kan. (David Eulitt/The Kansas City Star via AP)

Revolution acquire forward Krisztian Nemeth

The former Sporting Kansas City forward fills a need up front as a creative winger.

Ball and goalie are airborne at the Boston Beach Soccer Tournament Series at Nantasket Beach.

STAN GROSSFELD

‘We’re going to win it for Em.’

Beach soccer players on Nantasket Beach competed in a charity event in honor of 15-year-old Emma Ryan, who died last year.

MLS | Fire 4, Revolution 1

Revolution stumble again on the road

New England, the only MLS team without a road win, extended its road woes to 11 games in setback to Fire on Saturday night.

Foxborough MA 07/22/17 New England Revolution Kei Kamara controls the ball against the Los Angeles Galaxy during first half MLS action at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Revolution at Chicago, Saturday, 8:30 p.m. (CSN)

Revolution face a tough road test against Fire

The Revolution haven’t won on the road and Chicago hasn’t lost at home this season.

FILe - In this Aug. 1, 1996, file photo, Carla Overbeck, left, and Briana Scurry of the U.S. Olympic women's soccer team, react during the gold medal ceremony at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga. Scurry was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)

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Brianna Scurry leads Hall of Fame class

Scurry played in three Women’s World Cups and two Olympics, winning two Olympic gold medals

(FILES) This file photo taken on July 22, 2017 at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison shows Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar smiling during a training session. Neymar is expected to arrive in Paris on August 3, 2017 to finalise his world record 222 million euro ($260 million) move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain, which will earn him around 30 million euros ($35.5 million) a year. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMADJEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

PSG ponies up record $262m for Neymar

By paying the release clause in his contract, PSG shattered the world transfer record

FILE - In this June 3, 1981 file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Pete Rose dives headfirst for third base during a baseball game against the New York Mets in Philadelphia. Even Rose, the man who made the headfirst slide fashionable, says there's a time and place to be prudent. As in, no need to get your nose bashed in at home plate. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)

SPORTS LOG

Woman says Pete Rose had sex with her while she was a minor

Her sworn testimony was submitted Monday as part of a federal lawsuit Rose filed last year in Philadelphia.

Roma Federico Fazio vies for the ball against Juventus F.C Stefano Sturaro during their 2017 International Champions Cup match at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts July 30, 2017 . / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARYTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

International Champions Cup

Juventus tops AS Roma on penalty kicks at Gillette Stadium

Teams played to a 1-1 draw before 33,039 at Gillette Stadium.

8.3.3220137556_Sports_Union-Revo New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen (24) climbs on the back of forward Kei Kamara (23) after he scored the first goal of the game off a feed from midfielder Kelyn Rowe (11) and they are joined by midfielder Scott Caldwell (6) during the Major League Soccer game against the Philadelphia Union at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, July 29, 2017. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

Revolution 3, Union 0

Revolution shut out Union

Kei Kamara scored a pair of goals for New England.

Boston, MA: July 27, 2017: Jim Pallotta, the owner of Roma soccer team is pictured at a team practice held at the Ohiri Field across the street from Harvard Stadium. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

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Jim Pallotta has big plans for AS Roma

Pallotta, a part owner of the Celtics and a late convert to soccer, is chasing growth for his Serie A club.

New England Revolution midfielder Xavier Kouassi, left, and Columbus Crew midfielder Mohammed Abu, right, vie for control of the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

REVOLUTION VS. UNION: SATURDAY, 7:30 p.m.

Revolution ready to make playoff push

New England can beat one of the teams ahead of it when it takes on the Union on Saturday.

US Club Soccer

For these 13-year-olds, soccer resilience at any early age

The New England FC under-13 team took the national championship in dramatic fashion July 17.

NOTEWORTHY

GlobeSouth: Noteworthy performances

Braintree’s Kyle Roche hurled a gem as Braintree Legion Post 86 captured the District 6 title.

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 27: Alex Morgan #13 of the United States reacts after missing a shot on goal against Australia during the 2017 Tournament of Nations at CenturyLink Field on July 27, 2017 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Australia 1, US 0

US women’s soccer team falls to Australia

Tameka Butt scored in the 67th minute and Australia beat the Americans for the first time in their 28-game series.

USA team captain Michael Bradley holds up the trophy as he celebrates with teammates after USA defeated Jamaica 2-1 in the 2017 CONCACAF Final, July 26, 2017 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn BeckROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

CONCACAF Gold Cup Final | US 2, Jamaica 1

Bruce Arena sparked resurgence of US soccer team

Americans extended unbeaten streak to 9-0-5 under Arena, who became first coach to win three Gold Cup titles.

United States' Jordan Morris (8) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Jamaica during the second half of the Gold Cup final soccer match in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

CONCACAF Gold Cup Final | US 2, Jamaica 1

US captures Gold Cup with victory over Jamaica

Jordan Morris scored the decisive goal in the 88th minute to lift the US to its sixth Gold Cup title.

epa06109785 Alisson Becker of AS Roma makes a save against the Tottenham Hotspur's during their match of the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, USA, 25 July 2017. EPA/ANDREW GOMBERT

Before taking on rival Juventus, A.S. Roma taking in Boston

Gillete Stadium will host the International Champions Cup game Sunday between the iconic Italian soccer clubs.

epa06106316 Kemar Lawrence (L) of Jamaica, and teammates Je-Vaughn Watson (C) and Darren Mattocks (R) react after the conclusion of the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal match between Mexico and Jamaica at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, USA, 23 July 2017. EPA/PAUL BUCK

CONCACAF Gold Cup

After stunning upset of Mexico, Jamaica gets ready for US

The Reggae Boyz will try to beat the Americans for their first title in Wednesday’s final.

US striker Clint Dempsey celebrated his historic goal.

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Clint Dempsey, US advance to CONCACAF Gold Cup final

Dempsey matched Landon Donovan’s US mark for international goals, scoring his 57th Saturday.

Foxborough MA 07/22/17 New England Revolution Digeo Fagundez controls the ball in front of Los Angeles Galaxy Romain Allessandrini during first half MLS action at Gillette Stadium. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

Revolution 4, Galaxy 3

Teal Bunbury, Revolution turn back Galaxy

The difference-maker was the Revolution midfielder, who netted two goals

New England Revolution midfielder Xavier Kouassi, left, and Columbus Crew midfielder Mohammed Abu, right, vie for control of the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

LA GALAXY AT REVOLUTION | SATURDAY, 7:30 P.M. (NBC)

Revolution look to escape slump at home

The scuffling Galaxy visit Foxborough on Saturday, the first of two straight matches for New England at Gillette Stadium.

El Salvador's Derby Carrillo (18) holds Unites States' Jozy Altidore (27) as he reacts to an incident with El Salvador's Henry Romero, lying on the ground, during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match in Philadelphia, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Romero appeared to first bite Altidore on the back of a shoulder and then pull the American forward's nipple. Canadian referee Drew Fischer, a Major League Soccer regular, did not penalize the incident. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

CONCACAF Gold Cup | US 2, El Salvador 0

US blanks El Salvador in heated Gold Cup quarterfinal

The Americans moved on to semifinals despite Henry Romero’s twisted behavior toward US forward Jozy Altidore.

New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones, left, celebrates with team owner Robert Kraft after the second soccer game against the New York Red Bulls of the MLS Eastern Conference final in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. The match ended 2-2 and New England advanced with a two-game aggregate 4-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Robert Kraft a big part of unified bid to bring 2026 World Cup to North America

Kraft was named honorary chairman of the board for the United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa (1) walks off the field with manager AJ Hinch, second from left, after an injury during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

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Astros’ star Carlos Correa sidelined 6-8 weeks

The Houston shortstop has a torn ligament in his left thumb.

Mr. Blazer pleaded guilty to 10 counts of corruption charges that included racketeering and money laundering.

Chuck Blazer, 72, soccer official who profited from, then exposed corruption

The US official and bon vivant was a central figure in the FIFA scandal that laid bare widespread corruption in international soccer.

Nicaragua's Daniel Candena (9) is tripped by United States' Kelyn Rowe (6) during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in Cleveland, Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CONCACAF GOLD CUP

US soccer team adds experience for knockout phase

Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, and Tim Howard are among six additions for Wednesday’s quarterfinal.

United States' Joe Corona (10) celebrates with Graham Zusi (19) after scoring a goal against Nicaragua during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match in Cleveland, Ohio, Saturday, July 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CONCACAF Gold Cup | US 3, Nicaragua 0

US men blank Nicaragua

Americans win Group B on goals by Joe Corona, Kelyn Rowe and Matt Miazga to advance to quarterfinals.

THE BAY STATE GAMES: SOCCER

For Widrow, plate always full, cup never half empty

A determined Stoughton High School scholar and athlete, much to her surprise, will likely be playing soccer in college.

New England Revolution's Benjamin Angoua, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Scott Caldwell, left, in front of Toronto FC's Drew Moor during the first half of an MLS soccer game, Saturday, June 3, 2107, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

US Open Cup: Red Bulls 1, Revolution 0

Revolution lose their cool — and US Open Cup match — to Red Bulls

Benjamin Angoua’s red card put the Revolution down a man, and they allowed a goal in the 87th minute.

United States' Jordan Morris (8) celebrates his second goal against Martinique in front of fans during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match, Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. United States won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

CONCACAF Gold Cup | US 3, Martinique 2

Jordon Morris lifts US men’s soccer over Martinique

Morris’ second goal of game breaks tie in 76th minute to give US a 3-2 win.

Diego Fagundez (right) and the Revolution have a long history with Bradley Wright-Phillips and the Red Bulls.

US OPEN CUP: RED BULLS VS. REVOLUTION | THURSDAY, 7:30 P.M. (JORDAN FIELD)

Revolution set to face Red Bulls in US Open quarterfinals

New York rallied past the Revolution last week at Gillette Stadium.

NASHVILLE, TN - JULY 08: Matt Besler #5 of USA keeps the ball away from Miguel Camargo #18 of Panama during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup Soccer match at Nissan Stadium on July 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

CONCACAF Gold Cup | US 1, Panama 1

Panama ties US in Gold Cup

Miguel Camargo’s goal in the 60th minute helped Panama tie the Americans.

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Women's Sports Foundation founder Billie Jean King speaks onstage during the Women's Sports Foundation 45th Anniversary of Title IX celebration at the New-York Historical Society on June 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

SHIRA SPRINGER I FAIR PLAY

Title IX is 45 years old, but now what?

The gender pay gap in sports is more a chasm than a gap.

Bradley Lowery was an English boy who had neuroblastoma and became a fan favorite after striking up a close friendship with national team striker Jermain Defoe.

6-year-old English soccer fan dies of cancer

Bradley Lowery, who had neuroblastoma, was picked to walk out with the starting lineup of then-English Premier League team Sunderland several times last season.

New England Revolution head coach Jay Heaps stands prior to a U.S. Open Cup soccer match against the Charlotte Independence, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

RED BULLS 3, REVOLUTION 2

Revolution fade in second half, fall to Red Bulls

Gonzalo Veron’s goal in the 90th minute lifts New York and leaves New England in 10th place in the Eastern Conference.

Columbus Crew forward Justin Meram, left, and New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez, right, pursue the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer game, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. The Revolution won 2-1. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

RED BULLS AT REVOLUTION | WEDNESDAY, 7:30 P.M. (CSN)

Revolution and Red Bulls both struggling as they meet

Wednesday’s game pits two teams that right now are on the outside looking in at playoff positions.

Boston, Ma-June 19, 2017-Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff- N.E. Revolution midfielder Kelyn Rowe arrives at Gillette Stadium for practice.

STAN GROSSFELD

Kicking it around with the Revolution’s Kelyn Rowe

On his drive to work, the midfielder chats about making the US national team and other topics.

Philadelphia Union's Andre Blake in action during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Toronto FC, Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Chester, Pa. The match ends in a 2-2 tie. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

UNION 3, REVOLUTION 0

Revolution draw blanks in Philadelphia

New England (5-8-5) has lost three in a row, and fell to 0-7-3 away from Foxborough.

United States' Kellyn Acosta celebrates his goal against Ghana as teammate United States' Dom Dwyer, left, smiles behind him during an international friendly soccer match at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, Saturday, July 1, 2017, in East Hartford, Conn. The USA won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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US men edge Ghana in soccer friendly

Dom Dwyer (19th minute) and Kellyn Acosta (52nd minute) tallied in a 2-1 win in East Hartford.

New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez controls the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer game against the Columbus Crew, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. The Revolution won 2-1. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

REVOLUTION AT UNION | SUNDAY, 5 P.M. (FS1)

Revolution looking to end road skid

They head to Philadelphia on Sunday with a 0-6-3 record away from home this season.

Messi marries childhood sweetheart in Argentina hometown

Lionel Messi and his childhood sweetheart married Friday night at a ceremony in his Argentine hometown attended by some of the biggest names in soccer.

New England Revolution forward Diego Fagundez (14) keeps his eyes on the ball as Toronto FC defender Justin Morrow, left, pressures during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, June 23, 2017, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

REVOLUTION 2, D.C. UNITED 1

Revolution advance to US Open Cup quarterfinals

Diego Fagundez (44th minute) and Brian Wright (48th) scored as the Revolution rallied from an early deficit.

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FIFA report: Russia, Qatar worked angles to win World Cup

Investigation showed how voters exploited murky system to host the 2018 and 2022 tournaments.