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Wednesday Freedom Kicks: Gregg Berhalter Blackmailed?, Ravel Morrison out?, and more?

Rumors abound in the world of soccer.

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There are so many question marks this Wednesday morning. Let’s dive right on in!

USMNT coach Berhalter reveals ‘physical’ incident with future wife from 1991 (Pro Soccer Wire): Many have seen the tweets already, but here’s a summary in one place. This is just weird to be surfacing now this way. I hope this doesn’t lead to something that heavily influences whether Berhalter returns to manage the national team.

Meanwhile, this Goff tweet has made a lot of fans a bit excited at so much opening cap space. I’ll withhold any joy until an official announcement, and perhaps until further signings are made.

Arsenal 0-0 Newcastle (AP): I link this for two reasons. First, I had no idea this match was happening today. I had just witnessed an exciting Arsenal victory 3 days ago, toasting my late brother as he would be overjoyed to see his favorite team with a 7-point lead going into the New Year. This kind of schedule congestion is shocking, and even if these teams have the most depth in the world, I don’t really want to see it. Second, handball debates at this stage are fashionably controversial. Check this one out:

Action sports legend, DC Shoes co-founder Ken Block killed in snowmobile accident (FOX News): This is a tragedy that transcends motorsports. Ken Block was an icon for a lot of people from many walks of life. May he rest in peace.

That’s all for today. Get kicking in the comments below.