Ready for another sweltering day? While you try and stay cool, have some soccer links to sooth your mind. Let's go!
D.C. United fail to capitalize at home, fall 2-0 to the Seattle Sounders - Black And Red United: Welp, that sucked, especially after the first half was so tantalizingly close.
And here's our own Jason Anderson and Adam M Taylor talking about it on Lot 8 Live immediately following proceedings in the stadium. Camera work by SB Nation's Kevin McCauley, and heckling graciously provided by B&RUers Ryan Keefer and Leanne Elston. True story: lighting this video killed Adam's car battery, and he needed a jump from Leanne to get out of the parking lot. #dedication
D.C. United's Steve Birnbaum ready to represent United States in Copa America - Washington Times: Thomas Floyd profiles Steve Birnbaum as he gets ready to play in the Copa America.
Independence sign former D.C. United midfielder Paul Clowes: Recently released midfielder Paul Clowes has gotten a new team in the USL.
Understanding USSF's response to the USWNT wage complaint - Stars and Stripes FC: Ready to dig deep into USWNT vs. USSF? Stars and Stripes FC have you covered.
Copa from the Car: A field guide to the ultimate Copa America road trip | MLSsoccer.com: If you have some free time this summer, you could take a car trip to follow the Copa America.
And now, for today's musical selection, here's a song from The Mynabirds: