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After a sports injury, Esteban Serrano owed $829.41 for a knee brace purchased with insurance through his doctor's office. He says he found the same kind of brace selling for less than $250 online. Paula Andalo/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Soccer-Playing Engineer Calls Foul On Pricey Knee Brace

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The members of the U.S. women's national soccer team filed a lawsuit Friday against U.S. Soccer, accusing it of gender discrimination. The starting 11 are seen here before playing Brazil earlier this week in Tampa, Fla. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Sues U.S. Soccer For Gender Discrimination

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U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe takes the ball as Japan's Hina Sugita stays close on the first day of the SheBelieves Cup in Chester, Penn., on Wednesday night. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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Snowflakes began accumulating on the turf by halftime during a Feb. 6 game at Real Kashmir's home stadium in Srinagar. The coach of the visiting team said later that some members of his team, from southern India, had never seen snow. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Against The Odds, A Pro Soccer Team In Kashmir Is Close To Winning India's Top Title

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Chelsea FC will pay nearly $73 million to Borussia Dortmund for American soccer player Christian Pulisic. He is seen here in a Champions League match between Dortmund and Atlético Madrid in November. Quality Sport Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Research inspired by soccer headers has led to fresh insights into how the brain weathers hits to the head. Photo illustration by David Madison/Getty Images hide caption

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Bad Vibes: How Hits To The Head Are Transferred To The Brain

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Fernando LaFuente did not learn of his death until this week, days after his former team falsely reported it to the Leinster Senior Football League Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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A River Plate fan sits on an empty stand at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires, after the all-Argentine Copa Libertadores second leg final match against Boca Juniors was postponed on Sunday for the second time following an attack on the Boca team bus by River fans. Alejandro Pagni/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazilian and Chinese players practice at the Desportivo Brasil academy, in Porto Feliz, Brazil, in September. Patrícia Monteiro for NPR hide caption

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China And Brazil Woo Each Other With Soccer Power

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In a June 22 World Cup Match in St. Petersburg, Russia, Costa Rica's Giancarlo Gonzalez fouls Brazil's Neymar (in blue at left), but the penalty was rescinded after Video Assistant Referee review. Brazil went on to win 2-0. Lee Smith/Reuters hide caption

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Has Video Refereeing Ruined The World Cup?

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France's Olivier Giroud, center, goes down after a header during the group C match between Denmark and France at the 2018 soccer World Cup at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Tuesday. The teams played to a scoreless tie — the tournament's first. David Vincent/AP hide caption

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