Hey there, so I’m handling Jason’s day on account of his power being out from those crazy storms yesterday. Good thing too, because it’s pretty dry today:
MLS mulling tournament format, neutral site games if season returns (ESPN): This is...different?
Changes to CONCACAF World Cup qualification format likely (SSFC): Lots of balls in the air for the United States and its fellow region members.
Crystal Dunn loves her chickens (and they love her) (All for XI): My wife’s stepdad had chickens in their yard. My wife is not Crystal Dunn, but she liked those chickens too! You should probably get chickens if you have the chance to is what I’m saying.
Shout out to former D.C. United player Taylor Kemp on this news:
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Today—when Life triumphed over death 2000 years ago—seems as good as any to celebrate and announce new life. Brit and I can’t wait to welcome into the world our baby girl in June (or maybe July). I hope today is the dawning of a new day, a renewed life, for all of us as we remember the only event in history that can give ultimate meaning and make life truly something that is filled with hope! “If we are in relation with him who does not die, who is Life itself and Love itself, then we are in life. Then we “live”. -BXVI, Spe Salvi, 27
Finally, all this talk of sporps coming back and seeing NBC Sports’ Hockey play by play guy Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick talking about the absence and showing (yet again) why he’s been that voice for so long: