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Major Link Soccer: Earthquakes to punish offensive chants at games

The 'puto' chant could lead to fan ejections. Montreal sign a replacement Drogba. Yedlin might be too expensive for Sunderland to bring back next season.

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If you like to stop by Fadó before or after Sounders matches, it's in your best interest to know about the potential danger from one Salmonella Thompson, although hopefully they clean things up after a Washington State DOH investigation related to sick customers.

Sunderland want to bring DeAndre Yedlin back on loan again next year, but Tottenham Hotspur may price them out of the proposition, reportedly looking for £5-6 million.

As you may have heard, Kevin Durant has left the Oklahoma City Thunder for Golden State. Now that his star power is gone, can Oklahoma City actually be a good market for the NBA team, or will the stupidity of the move away from Seattle be revealed?

Major League Soccer

Orlando City has been in an 'evolution' ever since being moved towards MLS, and Adrian Heath's departure was really more a matter of time than anything as the club looks to grow past minor league success.

Orlando City president Phil Rawlins says there's no timeline in place to replace Heath, but that he has a short list of three to four top candidates.

Gun violence continues to cause tragedy after tragedy in the US. Is it time to move past "Take 'em all" as a stadium chant/song? Empire of Soccer says yes.

Colorado Rapids are holding strong at No. 1 in the RSL Soap Box power ranking average. Lets not talk too much about where the Sounders are at.

Apparel company Mitchell & Ness are releasing officially licensed Sons of Ben gear for the Philadelphia Union supporters group.

Montreal Impact have signed striker Matteo Mancosu from Italy on loan to fill in for the aged Didier Drogba when needed. Mancosu was the leadings striker in Serie B in 2014.

The San Jose Earthquakes are taking a stand against the "puto" chant during opposition goal kicks. There will be announcements about the rules and consequences of using inappropriate language, and fans will be ejected if they don't respond to a warning.

If you didn't see this cool interactive from MLS, here is the Patriarchs of MLS coaching, featuring Bruce Arena, Sigi Schmid and a 'coaching tree'.

Kartik Krishnaiyer, senior writer at World Soccer Talk, has written a book called SoccerWarz about the conflicts between the various acronyms and levels of American soccer leagues over the years.

NYCFC's English rookie Jack Harrison had a great week on the pitch and he was rewarded with SB Nation MLS player of the week.

US Soccer

After losing their latest battle in court, the US Women are taking their fight for equal treatment to the court of public opinion and the press.The players will put pressure on US Soccer by wearing t shirts with equal pay slogans and other actions.

ELLE magazine also has a feature on the stars and their battle with the US soccer organization.

Jurgen Klinsmann hasn't changed his tune: His goal is to reach the semifinal at the 2018 World Cup.


The latest group of French stars, unlike in the past, developed outside of of France's prestigious academy system.

Oribe Peralta, Cubo Torres and Hirving Lozano headline Mexico's Olympics roster.

Here are three things we learned from France's 2-0 defeat of Germany in the Euro 2016 semifinal.

Soccer to watch today:

All times Pacific

MLS: Orlando City SC vs. Houston Dynamo - 5:00 PM, Univision Deportes, Unimás

MLS: San Jose Earthquakes vs. FC Dallas - 7:30 PM, Univision Deportes, Unimás

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