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Washington Nationals, Ben Olsen, and MLS Cup: Freedom Kicks for 31 October 2019

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MLS: Orlando City SC at D.C. United Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Congrats to the Washington Nationals, winners of the 2019 World Series and Champions of Baseball! I hope that everyone has a happy Halloween with the amount of spookiness they prefer, and that we all stay dry as this squall line passes through. To the links!

Washington Nationals win the World Series with 6-2 win over Houston Astros in Game 7... - Federal Baseball

My daughter, who already liked Baby Shark, now needs the song at all times.

Ben Olsen acknowledges that D.C. United could look to make a coaching change

Olsen is confident in the job he does, but talks with Steve Goff about a wide variety of topics, including the possibility that he might not be asked to stay. He also mentions how bringing back Bill Hamid is one of their priorities this winter.

Recap: Toronto FC reach third MLS Cup Final in four years with win over Atlanta United - Waking The Red

We now know the second participant in this year’s MLS Cup, and for the third time in four years it is Seattle vs. Toronto. Unlike years past, however, both teams were underdogs to make it this far. The winner will jump up the list of most championships, tying with San Jose, Kansas City, and Houston for third behind D.C. and the Galaxy.

Also, Nick DeLeon ripped the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute to send TFC to MLS Cup:

D.C. United’s offseason begins, on Filibuster - Black And Red United

We start the offseason in earnest on this week’s Filibuster, talking about Wayne Rooney, Luciano Acosta, and Wayne Rooney all leaving.

‘I’m leaving with a lot of pain’: Luciano Acosta departs D.C. United for good – The Athletic

Lucho sat down for his last interview with Pablo Maurer, and pulls back the curtain on his time with the club.

Lucho also penned his own farewell to fans. I will definitely miss him.

That’s all I’ve got, what’s up?