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1. The two legs of the Club America-UNAM semifinal series were the most-watched Liga MX games of the season on U.S. television. The games averaged 1,818,000 and 1,783,000 fans on Univision. Club America won the series, 7-2, on aggregate to advance to the Torneo Apertura final against Cruz Azul in another all-Mexico City series. The four games in the semifinals averaged 1.6 million viewers.

2. Former U.S. international Mary Harvey was named the CEO of the Swiss-based Centre for Sport and Human Rights, which provides an outlet for athletes, officials and workers to report human-rights violations and wrong-doing in sports and help have their safety protected. The starting goalkeeper on the U.S. 1991 Women's World Cup champion and 1996 Olympic gold-medal teams worked for FIFA and WPS and most recently helped formulate the human rights strategy for the winning 2026 United World Cup bid.

3. FC Tucson hired Darren Sawatzky as head coach for its first season in the USL League One. Sawatzky has been coaching the indoor Tacoma Stars and Seattle Sounders U23. FC Tucson is moving from the amateur PDL (new USL League Two) to the USL League One. Dave Cosgrove, who coached FC Tucson in 2018, will remain the head coach of the Pima College, which won the 2018 NJCAA Division I men's title.
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