Hey there! Enjoy the day off if you have it.
US national team’s Bill Hamid: I’m a better all-around ‘keeper since last call-up (MLS): This is a nice interview from Bill and *whispers he’s probably right.
D.C. United sign Kevin Paredes to homegrown contract (us): More yutes!
LA Galaxy complete Chicharito signing, says SI’s Grant Wahl (LAG Confidential): Does he play defense? No? Oh.
How did the Chicago Fire pull off the Robert Beric Malort drinking video? (Hot Time in Old Town): It’s not often the Chicago Fire do a good these days, but former D.C. staffer Kyle Sheldon pumps the tires of the move while reaching out to new media for some content. A novel idea! Also the Malort quote is hilarious.
Derby County: Championship club charged for breach of spending rules (BBC): Well, glad Wayne Rooney at least got to return home to play!
Reign FC CEO Bill Predmore speaks on Farid Benstiti hire (Sounder at Heart): The Reign coach’s remarks on women players in the past had been scrutinized, so SaH talked to the decision maker.
Finally, NEW SEASON OF FARGO WOOO