Well, hopefully those that went up are the same that came back, safe and sound, from the Dirty Jerz. Everyone's got some work to do, starting now.
District finds all sorts of ugliness under D.C. United stadium site - Washington Business Journal: NOT an article on the path to get here, but an update on the process post-signing.
D.C. United player nears obscure MLS record | Comcast SportsNet Washington: Davy Arnaud approaching a record he'd perhaps prefer not to be a part of? Kudos Sebi.
The Dynamo Decade: An Oral History of Houston's Dynasty, Part I - Dynamo Theory: A great look at Houston's first ten years in the Lig. If this tickles your fancy, please to be checking out Part II and Part III.
Ten data-driven sporting victories - part two | Technology | The Guardian: Looking at some underlying numbers behind some memorable wins in soccer and other sports.
SD Eibar is located in the Basque Region of Spain and the smallest team in La Liga. They were promoted for the first time in team history and recently hosted the mighty Barcelona for a match. Copa 90 shares the story of how they got here:
You Don't Know Jimmy, But These People Do | Longform - EW.com: Like Jimmy Kimmel? Well, you'll like another oral history, this one on the late night host.
Feel free to drop any recaps of note in the comments below. And hydrate, of course.