Today is the big day, ladies and gentlemen. Our fates are to be determined, both on and off the field. Here is your morning Freedom Kicks to whet your appetite.
Joint Hearing on B20-805 | Council of the District of Columbia: I know that many of you will be submitting testimony or going just to show your support, which is awesome. If you're on the fence, this is probably more important than the game today.
Ben Olsen on Luis Suarez biting people - The Washington Post: Ben Olsen talks to Dan Steinberg about the World Cup's most famous cannibal, comparing him to teething children.
Portland Timbers sign Designated Player Liam Ridgewell | Portland Timbers: Really? We're now using DP spots for bottom of the Premier League defenders?
World Cup: How USMNT can beat Germany in three simple steps | Armchair Analyst | MLSsoccer.com: There will be a full thread dedicated to this game coming up soon, but here is a tasty tidbit.
Six Sent Off in U.S. Open Cup Upset :: Soccer :: News :: Paste: There were red cards aplenty in the most recent round of US Open Cup games, with six people being thrown out of the Colorado-Atlanta match. However, that named does include coaches.
Hold onto your pants. Today is a big one.