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Tuesday Freedom Kicks: The district sleeps alone tonight

The Party Boy is officially gone.

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One two three go! Soccer!

D.C. United trades Chris Pontius for Lamar Neagle in three team deal - Black And Red United

D.C. United announces contract options and departing players - Black And Red United
On the other hand, Conor Doyle will be back in 2016 so some things are right in the world.

Equal Footing | The Players' Tribune
The USWNT discuss their decision to cancel their friendly against Trinidad and Tobago in Hawaii.

U.S. Soccer continues to treat the USWNT worse than they do the USMNT - Stars and Stripes FC
And that is a problem, and it needs to stop.

How A World Cup Crisis Brought Out The Best In The U.S. Women's Soccer Team
Heart eyes emoji at any mention of Kelley O'Hara, to be honest.

Lack of diversity in MLS' top soccer jobs runs counter to sport's broad cultural appeal - Orlando Sentinel
"In a league of 20 teams, just three head coaches and four general managers/technical directors are people of color."

Portland's MLS Cup win over Columbus illustrates league's new trend | FC Yahoo - Yahoo Sports
The trend is attack-minded soccer, evidently, or "more bonkers goals in more bananas games."

Portland Timbers MLS Cup illustrates Caleb Porter evolution - ESPN FC
Remeber when the U.S. didn't qualify for the 2012 Olympics? ME TOO. But, ok, moving on...

George John was never officially a member of NYCFC - Empire of Soccer
Say again please?

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