Hey there! Apparently it’s Monday, and I know that because I posted this!
For D.C.’s Peruvian community, Edison Flores gives D.C. United ‘a piece of home’ (us): Lizzy with a nice feature.
Q&A: Robbie Russell, MLS defender turned ER doctor (WaPo): Goff with the latest look on the former defender.
MLS should look to Liga MX to solve their Covid-19 schedule problem (us): Doit dot gif.
Forward Thinking: The Chicago Fire’s CJ Sapong is using the coronavirus hiatus to reflect (HTiOT): Sapong is from the area and his mother is a nurse during all this, so the good folks at the Fiyur blog talked with him.
D.C.’s Sports Betting App Is Finally Ready … But There Are No Sports (DCist): Awkward!
Desde Herediano confirman que Guillermo Ortiz podría marcharse a Asia (Goal): Remember Jose Guillermo Ortiz? Well, since returning to Costa Rica, he’s blown out his knee, played on loan to Millonarios and is now weighing offers in Asia. Can soccer come back now please?
An oral history of the inaugural MLS match (MLS): Since the 1st game anniversary is today, MLS has been putting out the content. Charlie Boehm with some more.
Meanwhile, the NWSL extends their moratorium also:
#NWSL extends training moratorium through Tuesday, May 5, 2020.— NWSL (@NWSL) April 4, 2020
Full statement ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/ylHaQu5sb3
Finally, sure, big studio releases are getting fancy releases on iTunes, but what about the arthouse/indie stuff? Well, Drafthouse Films has you covered, partnering with various smaller studios to stream releases. And my wife and I caught “Extra Ordinary.” Think “Shaun of the Dead” meets “The Exorcist,” with dustings of “Poltergeist” and “The Guard.” Trailer for this recently released puppy is here: