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Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy  Los Angeles: The former England captain will play Major League Soccer with LA Galaxy after deciding to bring an end to his 17 years at Anfield NFL team Dallas Cowboys release defensive end Michael Sam   Michael Sam, who hopes to become the first openly gay athlete to play in a regular-season NFL game, has been released by the Dallas Cowboys Owners elect Rob Manfred as next MLB commissioner LA Clippers sold to ex-Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer. Los Angeles LeBron James: Cleveland Cavaliers return for NBA star Map of Cleveland Ohio  Ohio: Basketball's biggest star LeBron James has announced his return to the Cavaliers - the team where he began his NBA career 11 years ago   Millions watch Germany football clash  Millions of Americans were expected to take time out from their day to watch a crucial World Cup match with Germany LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent. Miami Redskins team trademarks cancelled. Washington NBA: Sterling calls off Clippers sale. Los Angeles Sterling agrees to Clippers sale. Los Angeles Microsoft's ex-CEO Steve Ballmer 'wins Clippers bid'. Los Angeles Openly gay Collins joins Nets. New York Beckham to launch Miami MLS team Patriots release Tebow after 53-man roster cuts. Boston NHL players finally return to ice NFL, Referees Reach Deal  New York: After two days of negotiations the NFL and the referees' union announced that a tentative agreement had been reached to end a lockout First two weeks of NBA cancelled  The NBA has cancelled the first two weeks of its regular season after team owners and players failed to reach agreement on a new contract Liverpool agree Red Sox sale   Northern England: Liverpool Football Club announced that its board has agreed to sell the team to New England Sports Ventures   Accenture ends Tiger Woods sponsorship  The giant management consultancy firm Accenture is saying the golfer is 'no longer the right representative'   Gillette to 'limit' Tiger Woods's role
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2017-07-31 Olympic Games: Los Angeles agrees to host in 2028 Los Angeles
2. 2017-01-23 Ecclestone removed as Liberty Media completes $8bn takeover USA
3. 2016-09-07 US media firm Liberty Media to buy Formula 1 USA
E. 2016-08-22 Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship USA
F. 2016-07-04 Kevin Durant announces he will sign with the Warriors San Francisco Bay Area
G. 2016-03-20 Novak Djokovic questions equal prize money in tennis Indian Wells, Southern California
H. 2016-01-12 Rams are relocating to Los Angeles Los Angeles
I. 2015-01-07 Steven Gerrard to join LA Galaxy Los Angeles

Ecclestone removed as Liberty Media completes $8bn takeover  Bernie Ecclestone has been removed from his position running Formula 1 as US giant Liberty Media completed its $8bn (6.4bn) takeover of the sport US media firm Liberty Media to buy Formula 1  US firm Liberty Media has confirmed it is buying the racing business Formula 1 for $4.4b   Lochte: Speedo and Ralph Lauren among four to end sponsorship  Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren Kevin Durant announces he will sign with the Warriors  San Francisco Bay Area: 27-year-old former MVP and four-time NBA scoring champion, will sign a two-year, $54.3 million deal with a player option in the second year   Novak Djokovic questions equal prize money in tennis   Southern California: World number one Novak Djokovic has questioned equal prize money in tennis, suggesting men should get better awards as they have more specta... Rams are relocating to Los Angeles  The St. Louis Rams will move to Los Angeles, while the San Diego Chargers have been given the option to make the move as well   6 FIFA officials detained for extradition to U.S. Map of FIFA Zurich Switzerland
Olympic Games: Los Angeles agrees to host in 2028

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  Los Angeles has officially declared its candidature to host the 2028 Olympic Games, leaving Paris to stage the 2024 edition

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   Switzerland: Six FIFA officials are detained in Switzerland in relation to allegations of corruption between the 1990s and now
 Those arrested include Jeffrey Webb, Jack Warner, Eduardo Li, Eugenio Figueredo and Jose Maria Marin. Swiss federal prosecutors open criminal procedures in relation to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. FIFA suspends eleven people from involvement in football over the scandal


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  Gillette has become the first major sponsor of Woods to distance itself from the golf star after the storm over his private life

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Aug.10 Discovery disbands without backer  Lance Armstrong's former team is to disband at the end of the season after failing to find a new sponsor Jan.11 Beckham agrees to LA Galaxy move
  Los Angeles: David Beckham will leave Real Madrid and join Major League Soccer at the end of the season.    Former England captain signs a reco...

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May.12 Glazer wins control of Man United   Northern England: US sports tycoon has won control of Manchester United in a $1.47bn takeover bid Feb.16 NHL cancel season
  New York: The NHL canceled the remainder of the season after last-ditch offers were rejected on the final day of negotiations

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Jul.14 Shaquille O'Neal goes to Miami  Southern California: O'Neal going in exchange for Butler, Odom, Grant and a first-round draft pick Feb.16 Rodriguez joins Yankees  New York: New York had completed the signing of Alex Rodriguez, 28, from the Texas Rangers for $67m

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Aug.3 Tyson files for bankruptcy. New York

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