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Gyasi Zardes, left, hugs Chris Wondolowski, center, after latter’s goal in second half. At right is Clint Dempsey. (Associated Press)

Time to celebrate in American fashion 

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s the Fourth of July weekend, so, in typical American fashion, the sport with the most news right now is ... soccer? Yep, that’s American all right. We include anyone – and any sport – here. And we have ever since the fateful day 239 years ago. Read on.

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Vince Grippi's daily take on all things regional sports has been moved to our main sports section online. You can find a collection of these columns here.