Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Nigel de Jong, above, was suspended for three games for taking down Portland’s Darlington Nagbe, who left in a wheelchair with an ankle injury.
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Nigel de Jong, above, was suspended for three games for taking down Portland’s Darlington Nagbe, who left in a wheelchair with an ankle injury. Ringo H.W. Chiu AP
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Nigel de Jong, above, was suspended for three games for taking down Portland’s Darlington Nagbe, who left in a wheelchair with an ankle injury. Ringo H.W. Chiu AP

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Michelle Kaufman grew up in Miami and graduated from UM in 1987. She has worked at the St. Petersburg Times and the Detroit Free Press and has been with the Miami Herald since 1996. She has covered 13 Olympics and 6 World Cups.