Republic FC defender Emrah Klimenta (23) and Cosmos defender Hunter Gorskie (3) battle for control of the ball during a game between Sacramento Republic FC and the New York Cosmos at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Republic FC has signed a new deal with UC Davis Health to be the team’s jersey sponsor if the club is granted an expansion spot in Major League Soccer.
Republic FC defender Emrah Klimenta (23) and Cosmos defender Hunter Gorskie (3) battle for control of the ball during a game between Sacramento Republic FC and the New York Cosmos at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Republic FC has signed a new deal with UC Davis Health to be the team’s jersey sponsor if the club is granted an expansion spot in Major League Soccer. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
Republic FC defender Emrah Klimenta (23) and Cosmos defender Hunter Gorskie (3) battle for control of the ball during a game between Sacramento Republic FC and the New York Cosmos at Hughes Stadium in Sacramento on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Republic FC has signed a new deal with UC Davis Health to be the team’s jersey sponsor if the club is granted an expansion spot in Major League Soccer. Randall Benton rbenton@sacbee.com
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