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USA vs. Paraguay, Copa America 2016: Final score 1-0, United States advances to quarterfinals with win - Stars and Stripes FC: Man, Jurgen just failing upwards or something. The US plays Ecuador in the quarterfinals in Seattle on Thursday.
DCU Copa Watch: Steve Birnbaum has another game to play, while Alvaro Saborio may be hurt - Black And Red United: The header should hopefully be informative and in the long run, of little concern.
Report: D.C. United pushing to sign Va. talent Chris Durkin to Homegrown deal — Soccer Wire: Chuck Beezy throws in a nugget or two about this:
Luciano Acosta, DC United se adapta a la MLS - Noticias de Boca Juniors: Lucho talks about the MLS game and a bit of adjusting to it.
Landon Donovan set to become Swansea shareholder - sources - ESPN FC: While it remains to be seen what Lando will actually do with D.C. United owner Jason Levien while at Swansea City, I pass this along as a public service.
Washington Spirit play to an ugly 1-1 draw against the Boston Breakers - Black And Red United: The Spirit stay in second for the moment while allowing the Breakers to score their second goal of the season in their eighth game played.
Redemption Song — The Undefeated: If you haven't seen the short on the Howard University squad that won the NCAA tournament, carve out the 15 minutes and do so.
19 changes that would make sports better | CSN Mid-Atlantic: Remember when CSN was a broadcast partner?
Soccer Teams Raise the Curtain on the Live Show in Stadium Tunnels - The New York Times: This is pretty neat.
Lastly, here's the FIFA trailer that dropped yesterday. Manager likenesses? Preordered for Klopp.