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D.C. United resumes training in the District, MLS restart talks & more: Freedom Kicks for 6/1/20

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And Jimmy Buffet is in here I’m sorry

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Hey there. D.C. United will be training at Audi Field today, which makes sense given that their training site from Friday (Segra Field in Loudoun) will be used as an open call Covid testing site today. With that, let’s get moving:

MLS players agree to economic concessions, a step toward a return this summer (WaPo): From late last night, the PA is cool. Later last night, the League pumped the brakes.

Sancho, Thuram, Hakimi honor George Floyd after scoring (NBC Sports): Tributes in sports over the weekend.

Cruyff in D.C.: When the game’s greatest midfielder played in the U.S. capital (Athletic, $): Pablo Maurer’s look at Johan is a nice piece of content.

Cruz Azul owners being investigated for money laundering, links to organized crime (FMF): Oy vey.

Can US Youth Soccer, MLS tackle “travel soccer” conundrum? (MLS): From what little talks I’ve had with youth soccer folks, having MLS as a presence to get more and tougher competition seems to be the big benefit, so I’d presume this happens?

Lastly, I’ve been watching Jurassic World a lot in my house (my son is in a dinosaur phase) and apparently THIS scene, of a guy scurrying away from chaos with margaritas in both hands, is in fact Jimmy Buffet? Holy cow. Warning for Nickelback: