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Jordan Morris, MLS Homegrown players, and NASL: Freedom Kicks for 14 January 2016

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Happy draft day!

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Today is the first and second rounds of the MLS SuperDraft, so take all of your draft talk to our open thread. Everything else? This is always your open thread for any and all soccer news of the day, so have at it.

MLS combine notebook includes Jordan Morris intrigue - ESPN FC: There is some juicy news about Jurgen Klinsmann supposedly trying to push Jordan Morris to Germany, but there is also D.C. United news within. When asked if Nemanja Vidic was in D.C. United's plans, Dave Kasper replied with a short and sweet "No, he isn't." Hopefully this puts that silly rumor to bed.

MLS' rejection of NYCFC's HG claim on Jack Harrison shows a step towards progress - Once A Metro: MLS has stepped up their rejection of homegrown claims recently, some with good reason, like this, and some with more questionable reasoning, like Keegan Rosenberry.

Cosmos attempted swoop of MLS draft standouts Buescher, NYCFC target Harrison - Empire of Soccer: Attempted is a rather strong word; offered is more like it. The Cosmos attempting this is very Cosmos: trying to show that they are competing with MLS while the rest of their league crumbles around them.

New York Cosmos Sign Entire Technical Staff to Extensions - Empire of Soccer: Speaking of the Cosmos, Alecko Eskandarian will be back with them for another season.

Nowak oficjalnie nowym trenerem Lechii Gdańsk - Polsat Sport: Peter Nowak has a new coaching job. That's, uh...interesting.

Miss Washington USA could lose her crown: This is a pretty crazy story involving Marco Pappa.

Finally, from the department of no one is surprised at their lack of creativity: