Well, when the team you cover is on a bye week like D.C. United was, you look for a variety of things to pass the time, right?
Own goals, penalty kick misses, and a hat trick in nine minutes, and that was just the first half of New York City FC and Toronto FC. Want to check you the recaps? Check out Hudson River Blue and Waking The Red who stumbled upon this fun one.
PScore, Tactics and game theory in MLS — American Soccer Analysis: The ASA folks are back with a look at game theory on the analytics tip.
LA Galaxy Academy to launch high school | Club Soccer | Youth Soccer: That L.A. is behind D.C. in something for the first time in awhile is a bit of a surprise.
A year later, Crew SC community welcomes back lightning-struck fireman, but still work to do | MLSsoccer.com: Stu Tudor returns to see the Columbus Crew SC and man, this is nice to see.
USMNT vs. Haiti, 2015 Gold Cup: Final score 1-0, Dempsey gives Americans a win - Stars and Stripes FC: In Gold Cup news reviews, Clint Dempsey scores the only goal Friday in the United States' win over Haiti.
USMNT vs. Panama, 2015 Gold Cup: What to watch for - Stars and Stripes FC: And a look ahead to their game against Panama.
Liverpool agree Raheem Sterling transfer fee Manchester City - ESPN FC: Radio Raheem Sterling moves from Liverpool to Manchester City. Waaah, player loyalty is the pits!
No fanfare for Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas as he leaves for Porto | Football | The Guardian: Iker Casillas goes to Porto and is dropped off the Real Madrid rolls? Waaah, club loyalty to a player is the pits!
Biabiany returns to Inter: Good or Bad move? - The Offside Inter Milan: In partner club news, Jonathan Biabiany returns to Inter Milan after spending several years at Parma, and the boys over there wonder about if it's a good thing.
The USWNT Parade Was Great. It Still Shouldn't Have Featured MLS. - Howler Magazine: A measured opinion on the parade-float-gate.
An Intimate Portrait of a Professional Footballer’s Last Match | Eight by Eight: We've seen guys retire at RFK, but this look is an interesting one.
VIDEO: Andy Najar's Gold Cup goal vs. Panama - Black And Red United: Man, Andy just keeps doing things, and that sell-on fee will be nicer.
Finally, Netflix has a show called Bojack Horseman, about a horse/failed 80s TV sitcom actor, with Will Arnett (Arrested Development), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), and others like Amy Sedaris and Paul F. Tompkins involved. The show is a fascinating watch in Season One, with laughs, and some introspection, from a horse. Season Two premieres Friday, the trailer is below. Go forth and prosper.