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Scott Vermillion, Former American Soccer Pro, Had CTE

Scott Vermillion, Former American Soccer Pro, Had CTE

Scott Vermillion’s family members still struggle to articulate the jumble of emotions they felt last November when they received the phone call from the doctors. Vermillion, a former MLS player, had died almost a year earlier, on Christmas Day in 2020, at age 44. The direct cause was acute alcohol and prescription drug poisoning, his …

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ACC to drop divisions for format with permanent rivalries in 2023

ACC to drop divisions for format with permanent rivalries in 2023

The ACC became the latest conference to scrap divisions in favor of a new scheduling format Tuesday, making 2022 the final year of the Atlantic and Coastal divisions. Starting in 2023, the league announced it will move to a 3-5-5 format, in which each team has three permanent rivalry games played annually, with the other …

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