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Major Link Soccer: USMNT miss the Copa Final

The Argentina Juggernaut proved too dominant for a shorthanded United State's squad.

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Copa America:

In a long-awaited matchup, Argentina romped over a wholly unprepared and unfortunately injured United States team, with Leo Messi leaving USMNT players in his wake, including Steve BirnbaumYou can rate how each US player held up against the Argentine Juggernaut at Stars and Stripes FC.

Similar to Argentina's performance in the Semi-final, Univision's rating's continue to dominate across the Copa America airwaves, easily doubling Fox Sport's viewership.

Michael Bradley's game-worn Captain's Armband honoring those affected by the Orlando tragedy is going up for auction, with all proceeds benefiting the OneOrlando Fund and Equality Florida.

Among the bright sides that United States fans can look at following their exit from the Copa is the quelling of Landon Donovan and Jurgen Klinsmann's feud.


The issues PRO has had in officiating MLS play have bubbled throughout this season, with the latest egregious call from Kansas City bringing it to a full boil, leading to FC Dallas fans demanding refunds.

The Revolution have begun planning for a stadium in Dorchester, sending an inquiry to UMass about land they own there.

Shea Salinas has agreed to a new multi-year extension with the Earthquakes.

Changes appear to be afoot across the Timbers community. For supporters, the controversial "Portland and Boys" chant has been stricken from the chant sheetOn the team sheet,  Fanendo Adi appears to be on his way out potentially soon to Tigresand now openly airing frustrations around how the club is unwilling to accommodate a summer transfer.

To celebrate the upcoming Independence Day, the Crew will wear a special kit for their weekend match versus the Red Bulls. This follows the news that a local boy has been named Crew, as this Father's Day video documents.

Sebastian Giovinco's efforts to maintain his MVP form may seem noble, but his propensity for shooting may be hurting Toronto FC overall.

Robbie Rogers took to his Instagram to announce a recent surgery on his ankle, keeping him off the field for the Galaxy for an extended period.

The World:

Watching this FIFA Goalkeeper dance off screen and presumably across the world is incredibly mesmerizing.

Vox Media is looking for a Staff Reporter with a unique voice and deep expertise.


John Magnus makes the bench of USL's Team of the Week.

New York Cosmos and Hofstra University relations continue to sour, with the Cosmos' COO openly declaring their interest in moving to a new stadium.

United States:

Clint Dempsey's hometown of Nacogdoches is looking to raise enough money for new field lights by the end of this summer.


A closer look at the ripples an Alex Morgan transfer to Lyon might leave the NWSL to deal with.

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