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Michelle Kaufman

Michelle Kaufman has been a sportswriter for 21 years. She is a Miami native and graduated from the University of Miami in 1987 with a double major in Journalism and English. Her career began at the St. Petersburg Times, where she covered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was one of the only women covering the NFL at that time. From there she went to the Detroit Free Press, where she spent seven years before returning home to the Miami Herald in 1996. She has covered 10 Olympics, four World Cups. Everywhere she goes, she marvels at the passion for soccer, a level of passion rarely seen in American sports. Her love of soccer began on the sidelines of K-Land park in Kendall, where she spent many-a-Saturday cheering for her brother, Steve, an outstanding sweeper.
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Michelle Kaufman: Fans take to streets, social media to protest fot Tevez

 
 <span class="cutline_leadin">Fan favorite:</span> Foward Carlos Tevez, middle, is the leading scorer for Juventus with 18 goals — tied for the league lead in Italy Serie A — but it appears that he will not be included on Argentina’s World Cup roster.

It is hard to believe that Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella would exclude fan favorite Carlos Tevez, the leading scorer in Italy’s Serie A, from the World Cup team. But it looks like that is what he is going to do, and fans are so angry they are going to social media and the streets.