The Sounders had a chance to choose Nathan Sturgis, but opted to pass in the dispersal draft.
Seven hundred. See you soon, LA.— EmeraldCitySupporter (@WeAreECS) November 19, 2014
The Mayor of DC is optimistic a new stadium deal will happen, and you know that she is telling the truth because politicians never lie.
MLS ranks 8th in average attendance + MLS ranks 22nd in average salaries = unfair? In October, the New York Times ran a piece on the upcoming labor agreement as well, and has an interesting anecdote about Berner, a goalie for the Rapids, qualifying for an affordable housing unit in Denver due to his low salary.
Vegas, Minneapolis, and Sacramento are making their pitches to MLS representatives today. Here is a plea for Minnesota United FC over the Vikings ownership.
CONCACAF will keep the hex for 2018 World Cup Qualification, while making some changes to earlier qualifying.
Abby Wambach is testing out some new head impact monitoring system, that will continue the trend brain trauma exposure awareness.
France and Honduras
Two french coaches fixed a match . . . for wine. And in Honduras, a goalie was given a straight red . . . for touching an opponents butt. These are both real things.