Can't talk now, so here are the key links for Friday Freedom Kicks.
Portland Timbers at DC United: Players to watch, how to watch on TV | OregonLive.com - A preview from Oregon of this weekend's game at RFK.
MLS concerned by two missed penalty calls in Galaxy-Red Bulls draw - ESPN FC - I always wondered how they figured out which team to favor when the two favorites met.
MLS Talking Points: Crucial intraconference clashes headline Week 23 slate - Goal.com - rundown of this week's games.
MLS suffers worst weekend of season for TV viewing audiences - World Soccer Talk - Olympics, vacations, etc.
Women's soccer quarterfinal preview | NBC Olympics - TODAY - this is TODAY at NOON - USWNT versus Sweden!!!
As I said, this is a quickie kicks. Commentariat, do your thang.