Tampa Bay officially out of this round of Major League Soccer expansion

Tampa Bay officially out of this round of Major League Soccer expansion
The Tampa Bay Rowdies will not get a Major League Soccer expansion team at this time. Four cities — Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville and Sacramento — are finalists for the next two expansion teams, the league announced Wednesday. The four teams will …
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Chicago Fire lets go of three homegrown players
They were local kids who grew up dreaming of playing soccer for their hometown Chicago Fire and were among the fortunate few to live that dream. On Tuesday the Fire announced three of its academy products — Patrick Doody of Naperville, Joey Calistri of …
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Largo girls soccer a nice blend of experience, youth
If the first two weeks of the high school girls soccer season are any indication, Largo should be in for a good year. Not only have the Packers recorded mercy-rule wins over Northside Christian, Keswick Christian, Clearwater and Gibbs, they also have an …
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Women in the Round benefit Delta Music Institute

Women in the Round benefit Delta Music Institute
As rich as the Delta dirt is for farmers who come to understand and manipulate and enhance it, the same goes for the Nashville, Tennessee music scene. The Delta gave the background and influence to help create blues music but Nashville has been a fertile …
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SR Gospel: Lawrence, Al Green, Norful Set For Celebration of Gospel Music Heritage Month
In celebration of the second annual National Gospel Music Heritage Month, GMC (Gospel Music Channel) is rolling out a fresh round of programming including exclusive premieres and concerts featuring Donald Lawrence, Al Green, Smokie Norful, Shirley Caesar …
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NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar
>>>Wild Eagles Blues Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/ >>>Hootenanny at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6pm ~ www.salthillpub.com >>>Bluegrass Jam at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 8:30pm …
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Soompi K-pop Idol Vocalist Challenge: Round 1 (First Half)

musicSoompi K-pop Idol Vocalist Challenge: Round 1 (First Half)
So far, Soompi has posted the K-pop Rap Battle, K-pop Dance Madness, and Ideal Type World Cup. Can you tell what’s missing from this trio of tournaments? That’s right, the vocalists. Let’s correct that situation by presenting the Soompi K-pop Idol …
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Do you consider Crayon Pop good vocalists?
I am just going to point out that other than music show performances, you won’t see Gummi or Ellin singing like the videos I just showed you. Gummi and Ellin’s vocal ability are that of an average everyday person. They’re actually not bad vocalists.
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How The Pop-Drop Became The Sound Of 2016
The pop-drop is the new climax of the song … The re-pitched samples of old soul singers on West’s “School Spirit” reference early hip-hop when DJs sped up their turntables in search of the right tempo on the break, often leaving altered voices …
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Step-By-Step Round The World Travel Guide

trendStep-By-Step Round The World Travel Guide
The Travel Dream…While on your trip you have the most amazing time, you meet incredible people, everything you planned works out perfectly, your money and gear last the whole trip – it’s pure enjoyment and nothing goes wrong. The Travel Mistake …
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7 great travel reads to inspire you to get on that plane
Books are more than just printed words on a page. They let you travel anywhere in the world without moving an inch. It’s like magic! You could explore the icy tundras of Antarctica or embark on a wild adventure across the Saharan desert with a simple …
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Belize Wins Two Biggest Travel Oscars for the Continent at World Travel Awards
Ambergris Caye and Placencia win big at the 2015 World Travel Awards that took place in Bogota, Colombia over the weekend with Ambergris Caye taking the award for Leading Destination 2015 Mexico & Central America category and Placencia winning the Leading …
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Rugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round

sportRugby World Cup 2015: Seven things we learned from the opening round
The opening weekend of the Rugby World Cup delivered all the fireworks you expect from a global tournament. The action will … XV man rugby. There’s no doubt that the sport is developing and will benefit massively from a pro-league (as Japan clearly has).
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SRU pick city coaches in new set-up
… are Edinburgh Rugby Academy coach Bryan Easson, Davy Wilson, and Colin Philips, the Stewart’s Melville prop who is coach at the Caledonia Rugby Academy and returned to play for the Inverleith club this season after a spell in the professional ranks.
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America is at the Rugby World Cup, and they’re better than they’ve ever been
As you might have noticed, rugby isn’t exactly ingrained in the roots of American society. It’s not offered at many high schools, or at a varsity level at many colleges. There is no professional league. Even attempts at forming a top-flight semi-pro …
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