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An artist's impression of a revamped Keyworth Stadium.
An artist's impression of a revamped Keyworth Stadium.
Jon DeBoer - Detroit City FC

Seattle

The Albuquerque Journal has a nice piece that follows Oniel Fisher from his beginnings in Jamaica to a successful college career. A story of constant drive and growth, Fisher seems truly appreciative of his chance in Seattle.

University of Puget Sound women's head coach Randy Hanson is retiring following his 20th season with the program after helping the school to their 15th NWC championship.

Here's your recap of the last meeting of the SSFC Alliance Council from a few weeks ago.

MLS

And we thought Jermaine Jones had unrealistic salary demands. The $20 million number being attached to Tim Howard's name right now is almost too much to believe.

ESPN FC has an article speculating on the glory that would be a Club America-LA Galaxy CCL Final, which would undeniably be entertaining, if not annoying.

Commissioner Don Garber spoke recently about the upcoming FIFA presidential election, expressing hope for sweeping change, and also speaking a bit on the future of MLS expansion.

The benefits of NYCFC's ownership group in action: a second season of being broadcast on YES.

USA

Something truly inspiring is happening with Detroit City FC: the club raised $741,250 from 527 verified Michigan investors over the course of 109 days to renovate Keyworth Stadium. Invoking the words of FDR who opened the stadium back in 1936, the club hopes the renovation can stand as a beacon of renewal in a derelict community.

Jurgen Klinnsman says he is supportive of DeAndre Yedlin's time on loan with Sunderland. While the Tottenham loanee has had a difficult time finding the field under head coach Sam Allardycehe's found his footing lately when forced into the lineup.

ONE World Sports has its take on the USMNT's tough draw in the Copa America, quoting an optimistic Klinnsman who believes the team's previous Group of Death experience in 2014 will help them advance.

U.S. Soccer has avoided making a public endorsement in the FIFA's presidential elections - for now.

World

At this point, we all know a lot of horrible things about Sepp Blatter's time in charge of FIFA. Here's why it matters who replaces him.

Awful Announcing had a Q&A with ESPN's Jeremy Schaap on the upcoming FIFA election. Schaap's E:60 documentary on Blatter and FIFA appeared last May, and he and Gabriele Marcotti will be reporting from Zurich as part of ESPN's coverage on FIFA's presidential proceedings.

Aston Villa supporters have a walkout of their own in the making, rallying around the hashtag: #OutTheDoorOn74.

Fusion has an interesting article on a theory of how international players communicate with each other and the idea of language as "a system of signs."

Michael Carrick looks like he might see his contract with Manchester United expire this summer and is open to a potential move to MLS or the Middle East (what, not China?)