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So we're all sufficiently sated from the D.C. United badge reveal thing and we've put in all of our opinions on it right? Right, so let's move on with the important stuff.

D.C. United boss promises more moves in busy offseason | CSN Mid-Atlantic: The money quote in this from Ben Olsen via Sebastian Salazar: "Certainly a couple signings - two or three more before the season starts...we just have to make them the right moves for us. Right now there is some money, but we have to spend it wisely."

SoccerWire Q&A: D.C. United COO Tom Hunt on his club’s new logo, search for new fans — Soccer Wire: The COO shares this thoughts on the 'why now' vis a vis logoroar, and hints at some other things for the club off the field.

D.C. United U-23 players among Initial List of 2016 Combine Players - Black And Red United: If you need a rooting interest for the combine, this hopefully helps.

Clyde Simms Undergoes Kidney Transplant - Black And Red United: Our friend Clyde. Speedy recovery to you and Kat.

MLS TAM increase restrictive and counterproductive - Foose - ESPN FC: Note to the MLSPU; you may want to note things like this for the next talks.

2016 PDL Season: Ian Bishop named Head Coach of the Evergreen Hammers — Evergreen FC: While D.C. United is still deliberating where to play their PDL games next year, their old home is putting their own team together, and including a notable face from West Ham to coach them.

Sunderland 0-1 Watford: Early Ighalo Goal Sees Off Black Cats - Roker Report: In partner club news, an early Watford goal sends Sunderland to another loss, keeping them in 19th again this week.

Udinese 0-4 Inter Milan: A Good Weekend - The Offside Inter Milan: In more partner club news, Mauro Icardi scored a pair of goals as Inter comfortably beat Udinese 4-0. Combined with Napoli's draw with Roma and Fiorentina losing to Juventus, Inter's lead atop the Serie A has widened to four points.

No USSF loan: TTFA accepted just US$12,500 for US victory tour games | Wired868: First there was crappy turf at Aloha Stadium for the United States women, then we see Trinidad and Tobago given essentially tip money for their services. The Victory Tour can't end soon enough.

Tyler Deric Training with West Ham United - Dynamo Theory: I put this here because I thought at one point Bill Hamid would be training with West Ham after stopping by Norwich, but Bill came home for the badge reveal while the Houston Dynamo Homegrown keeper gets to train with the Hammers.

Columbus Crew fan reveals why she flipped the bird at Don Garber and TV camera at MLS Cup final - Telegraph: Remember when this happened and we had a laugh? Well, the rebuttal from the foul-fingered Columbus Crew SC fan.

American soccer pioneer ‘Turk’ Emekli dies at age 90: Goff with an unfortunate update to one of the area's lesser known but deeply felt icons.

The Best Movie Posters of 2015: Last week I gave you Adele and the movies, this week the best movie posters from this year's films, and some pretty good ones in here.

So what else is happening?