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Major Link Soccer: US Soccer responds to the USWNT

The USWNT's filing has risen a lot of questions into the national conversation, and a lot of professional athletes will be keeping an eye out for the answers.

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United States:

By filing a wage discrimination suit, members of the US Women's National Team are set to address the larger gender gap issue in the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation has already responded to the filing for wage discrimination, citing  a lack of revenue generation to be the main reason for the discrepancy. With that in mind, it's worth taking a look into what the USWNT's next course of action would be.

In Senior USMNT news, the Jurgen Klinsmann frustration spin cycle is bound to continue for at least two more years. While questions around the U.S. Men's National Team's current and potential successes can contain hypotheticals, but perhaps its time to reconsider the narrative around athleticism. Now to get that bad taste out of your mouth, check out Christian Pusilic run rampant amongst his fellow nine-year olds, set to Soulja Boy.

While the U-23's failure to qualify for the Olympics is a tough pill to swallow, the potential fallout it incurs is murky at best.

Fox's coverage of the Women's World Cup is up for six Emmys.

MLS:

Despite some early uncertainty, the Montreal Impact are enjoying a hefty return on investment from Ignacio Piatti.

Columbus Crew SC are looking to expand their reach throughout Ohio, signing distribution deals that will extend coverage into the Toledo and Sandusky areas of the state.

Get to know the top 10 MLS performers from the Generation adidas Cup.

Don Garber is looking to get a stadium update from Sacramento in person next month.

Hot Time in Old Town takes a look at the correlation between the bottom of the table in MLS and the most disciplined teams in the early season.


NASL:

After announcing their expansion into television via CBS Sports, NASL also announced they would be expanding into the West Coast, bringing more professional soccer into the Bay Area.

Seattle:

A friendly reminder from a fellow Sounder at Heart member: now is not the time to pull away.

The Kitsap Pumas have struck up a relationship with the Real Monarchs, and it has already proven to be beneficial.


The World:

If you have been looking to get into the world of data analysis for a Premier League side, Crystal Palace may have the job posting for you.

Following incidents of racial abuse towards players in the Women's Champion League Quarterfinal , UEFA has opened an disciplinary case against Frankfurt Fans.

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