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Revolution win Game 1 of playoff series vs. Red Bulls

New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones celebrates his goal during the second half of an MLS Eastern Conference Finals soccer match against the New York Red Bulls Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Harrison, N.J. The Revolution won the first leg of the finals, 2-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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Jermaine Jones’s goal late in the second half lifted New England to a victory on the road.

Galaxy blank Sounders, 1-0

Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52d minute Sunday and the LA Galaxy opened the Western Conference championship with a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders.

Jermaine Jones signed with the Revolution in August.

Three Revolution players finalists for MLS awards

Lee Nguyen, Jermaine Jones, and Charlie Davies were key cogs in New England’s run to the playoff semifinals.

 Honey Thaljieh of FIFA, soccer’s governing body, is proof of how the game can empower women.

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Honey Thaljieh of FIFA has a dream for women’s soccer

As a corporate communications manager for soccer’s world governing body, Thaljieh promotes the sport she loves.

Kraft family looks to build soccer stadium in Boston

Among the sites under consideration for a Revolution stadium is a strip of city-owned land off I-93 in South Boston.

FIFA files criminal complaint over World Cup bids

FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert says the complaint concerns ‘‘suspected unlawful activity in connection with Switzerland.’’