MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A police department in metro Atlanta has announced a new opioid addiction intervention program as deaths from overdoses in Cobb County appear to be on the decline.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. men's captain Carlos Bocanegra and retired women's midfielder Angela Hucles will chair a new technical development committee established by the U.S. Soccer Federation.
The organization also appointed eight chief officers who will report to chief executive officer Dan Flynn, but the final two direct reports remain to be hired: general managers for the men's and women's national teams.
New US soccer GMs to report to CEO, not president
CHICAGO (AP) — The new general managers of the men's and women's national teams will report to U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive officer Dan Flynn and not new USSF president Carlos Cordeiro.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has approved a bill potentially cutting billions in future costs from Houston's cash-strapped police and firefighter pension plans — but only after adding a contentious change that may ultimately kill the proposal.
Plagued by investments that didn't meet high return expectations, Houston is facing about $8.1 billion in unfunded pension liabilities.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House has unanimously approved a bill making sweeping changes to Dallas' troubled pension systems for police and firefighters.
Actuaries estimated last year that the plans, which then covered about 9,900 members, were only 45 percent funded and could become insolvent in 15 years.
Bruce Arena returns as US coach, replacing Jurgen Klinsmann
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Arena was a decade removed from the U.S. national team when he received a telephone call from U.S. Soccer Federation Secretary General Dan Flynn on Sunday asking him to meet with USSF President Sunil Gulati the following day.
By midday Tuesday, the winningest coach in the team's history regained the job he had not wanted to give up.
Klinsmann fired as US soccer coach; Arena could return
NEW YORK (AP) — In a sign of just how much American soccer has grown up, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann was fired after a pair of losses in the final round World Cup qualifying.
Six days after a 4-0 loss at Costa Rica dropped the Americans to 0-2, Klinsmann was terminated after nearly 5 1/2 years during a meeting Monday at a Los Angeles hotel with U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati and Secretary General Dan Flynn.
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