Hello hello! I’m trying to decide on my reading goal for 2019. Last year I set a goal to read more in general—I stopped watching TV right before sleep and now only read then—and I aimed for 50 books for the year. I ended up at 70 books! So do I aim higher this year? I feel like 70 may have been my peak...
(Don’t @ me if you’re out there reading like 100 books a year. This was a lot for me! And if you only read 2 books a year or only read books to your kids or only read this excellent website, that is cool too.)
OK, I realize you are not here for my New Year New Me™ content. Let’s talk soccer! I shall start with a few of our things from this, an excellent website, just in case you missed them.
D.C. United announces 2019 schedule | B&RU
Personally can’t wait for that March 3 opener with a 6 p.m. kickoff. I fully expect to freeze.
Breaking down D.C. United’s roster heading into preseason | B&RU
As per usual, Jason has you covered.
Is FloSports D.C. United’s new broadcast partner? | B&RU
I know Ryan had this in yesterday’s FKs but I have THINGS to SAY. I didn’t get NewsChannel 8 anyway so away games were always a struggle for me, but at $12.50/month this is even worse. I might consider paying if it’s <$5 as Pablo suggests it could be:
Did some digging and have good news for #DCU fans re: FloSports - the club will likely offer the service at a STEEPLY reduced rate, likely around $5/mo - maybe even less.— Pablo Maurer (@MLSist) January 7, 2019
But frankly, even then I probably wouldn’t. D.C. United: Make this a perk of being a STH. Do it now.
What to Watch as Berhalter Era Begins With USMNT January Camp | Sports Illustrated
Mainly I am watching to make sure Berhalter properly appreciates Russell Canouse and Paul Arriola.
Warshaw: 2019 MLS SuperDraft hopefuls and their MLS doppelgangers | MLS
The draft is this Friday at 1 p.m., FYI.
Brian Ching to step down as Houston Dash managing director | Houston
“To focus on personal and entrepreneurial interests.” Tell me more about the Brian Ching startup I didn’t know I needed.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Timothy Weah loaned to Scottish side Celtic | ESPN
That’s all, folks. Stay awesome out there today.