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Pair of longtime Manchester United fans get happy surprise

Edward Gardner, 85, left, and his friend Earl Linford, 88, are surprised with soccer tickets Friday at Main Street Crossing in Brighton. They will get to see Manchester United play Real Madrid at Michigan Stadium on Aug. 2. Mark Bialek / Special to Detroit News

For more than 60 years, Edward Gardner and Earl Linford have been connected. They came to Michigan in the 1950s, worked at the Ford Rouge Plant and have been soccer fans since before World War II, when they lived in England. More

'Super Nick,' 63, enjoying role as mixed martial arts corner man

Nick Shepard, 63, will be a corner man at Friday's mixed martial arts event. Bryan Mitchell / Special to Detroit News

Not only does Shepard train fighters, but he also gets inside the cage and is a hands-on guy who can handle himself just as well as the young kids. More

Ramunas Navardauskas is first Lithuanian to win Tour de France individual stage

Ramunas Navardauskas crosses the finish line of the 19th stage on Friday. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

Ramunas Navardauskas of Lithuania led a late breakaway in a downpour to win the 19th Stage of the Tour de France on Friday after hitching a ride with his Garmin-Sharp teammates. More

Vincenzo Nibali wins 18th stage, closes in on Tour de France triumph

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates winning the 18th stage on Thursday. Getty Images / Bryn Lennon

Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. More

Ronaldo to join Real Madrid for match vs. Manchester United at The Big House Aug. 2

Cristiano Ronaldo will join Real Madrid on its U.S. tour, which includes playing Manchester United at Michigan Stadium on Aug. 2. Adam Pretty / Getty Images

The Portuguese international will appear along with Real Madrid teammates Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric. More

'Talented field' challenges duo in AuSable Marathon canoe race

In canoeing, Grayling's Andy Triebold and Mirabel, Quebec, native Steve Lajoie are the standard-bearers. The pair boast a six-year run — two three-peats — in the AuSable River Canoe Marathon. More

Playful Pole Rafal Majka wins Tour stage, as Vincenzo Nibali marches on

Stage winner Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates on the podium of the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 124.5 kilometers (77.4 miles) with start in Saint-Gaudens and finish in Saint-Lary, France, Wednesday. Laurent Cipriani / Associated Press

Even this late in the Tour de France, the Polish rider made winning look easy as he took Stage 17 on Wednesday. More

World Cup star James Rodriguez signs with Real Madrid; Michigan Stadium appearance unlikely

James Rodriguez poses for pictures Tuesday with wife Daniela Ospina and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. Getty Images

On Aug. 2, Real Madrid plays Manchester United at Michigan Stadium in a Guinness International Champions Cup match. Rodriguez, however, is not expected to play. More

Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour's 16th stage

Australia's Michael Rogers (right), Colombia's Jose Rodolfo Serpa, and Spain's Imanol Erviti Ollo ride in a breakaway during the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday between Carcassonne and Bagneres-de-Luchon, southwestern France. Jeff Pachoud / Getty Images

The Pyrenees lived up to their reputation for causing ups and downs at the Tour de France: A French rider climbed in the standings, an American went down, and an Australian rebounding from an ordeal of doping suspicions won Stage 16 in a downhill breakaway. More

Alexander Kristoff wins 15th stage, Vincenzo Nibali keeps lead at Tour de France

Alexander Kristoff crosses the finish line Sunday. Doug Pensinger / Getty Images

Alexander Kristoff of Norway captured his second stage win of this year's Tour de France by leading home a pack that overtook two breakaway riders with only about 50 meters to go in a dramatic finish to Stage 15 on Sunday. More

Rafl Majka earns breakaway win in Tour de France's 14th stage

Poland's Rafal Majka celebrates on the podium after winning the fourteenth stage of the Tour de France between Grenoble and Risoul, France. Eric Feferberg / Getty Images

Panting hard with his jersey unzipped and wide open in the heat, Polish rider Rafal Majka sped to a solo breakaway victory on Stage 14 as the Tour de France wrapped up its foray in the Alps on Saturday. More

Detroit City FC on lookout for bigger home

In three seasons, Detroit City FC appears to have outgrown Cass Tech High as its home field as 400 people were turned away from the team's last regular season match last weekend. Steve Perez / Detroit News

The soccer team, riding a wave of good publicity and enthusiasm, turned away 400 spectators during its final regular-season game last weekend because capacity at the stadium had been reached — 3,398. More

Manchester United announces roster for Michigan Stadium visit

Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal announced the roster for the U.S. tour Friday, and the team tweeted out this poster a short time later. Manchester

Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal announced the roster for the U.S. tour Friday. His club will take on Real Madrid at the Big House as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup. Tickets for the game are sold out. More

In Alps, Vincenzo Nibali again dominates Tour de France

Vincenzo Nibali celebrates on the podium after winning Stage 13 of the Tour de France on Friday between Saint-Etienne and Chamrousse, France. Eric Feferberg / Getty Images

If Nibali was looking happier Friday after the Tour de France rode into the Alps, here's why: His top rival fell out of contention, he gained nearly a minute on his next-biggest challenger and oh, he won Stage 13 to boot. More

Norway's Alexander Kristoff claims 12th stage of Tour de France

Alexander Kristoff is first to the finish line at the Tour de France on Thursday. Getty Images / Bryn Lennon

After hitching a ride behind the back wheel of Italian sprinter Matteo Trentin, Kristoff powered out of the barreling pack and beat Peter Sagan of Slovakia, who was second, by nearly a bike length. More

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