Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who scored the “Hand of God” goal in 1986 and led his country to that year’s World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.

MLS playoff capsules: Defending champ Sounders oust LAFC, 3-1

SEATTLE — Nicolas Lodeiro scored early in the first half, Raul Ruidiaz added a second midway through the second, and the defending champion Seattle Sounders beat depleted Los Angeles FC 3-1 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the MLS Cup playoffs.

The Bright Side: Who will help the striped marlin?

It sure seems that a lot of people in government these days are trying to convince us that we should not believe what we see with our own two eyes. Don’t worry though, this piece is not about politics. This is an outdoors column not a political column, so we’ll stick with fish “government.”