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Nike parted with Neymar amid sexual-assault probe

Nike Inc. and soccer superstar Neymar split ways last year after the company started investigating an allegation by a Nike employee that the Brazilian athlete had sexually assaulted her, according to people familiar with the matter and documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

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Major League Soccer's Austin FC aims to score economic boost for city

Austin’s first-ever professional sports team kicked off its debut to major league soccer last weekend. Although Austin FC may have fell in a loss to Los Angeles FC, things are looking up for the new football club and the local community. In a city still trying to recover from the tough economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, this football club brings a new hope for many businesses in the community.