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Is the venue for LA's new team being built with eyes on the 2024 Olympics?

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

MLS/USL:

LAFC broke ground on their new stadium this week, but a larger event is already on the minds of those in the LA area: the 2024 Olympics.

Aaron Maund's broken toe is a pretty big setback for Real Salt Lake, but the lessons they have learned from it have given them some positives to look to.

There is a lot to unpack from Richard Chaplow's denial of using hateful language toward Robbie Rogers, and LAG Confidential lays out the implications this denial creates.

While waiting until the conclusion of January's draft to gain MLS eligibility, former Duke forward Jeremy Ebobisse is staying on the field with the Charleston Battery, who have signed him on loan for the remainder of the year.

Seattle:

In case you needed to get any more pumped up for this weekend, Richard Farley counts down the five most epic moments in the Sounders- Timbers MLS rivalry.

Following a string of impressive performances underscored by an active game versus the Timbers, Cristian Roldan takes the MLS Week 24 Player of the Week honors.

Three Sounders homegrown players make Soccer By Ives top 30 MLS Draft prospects.

Seattle U. took their 14th ranking into Akron Ohio on Friday, pulling out a 2-0 victory over West Virginia.

Seattle's own Deandre Yedlin is moving to the Championship with his transfer to Newcastle, and raises questions on how his development progresses from here.

NWSL:

Although many people would like to put the USWNT stars on a moral pedestal, it is important to understand the humanity that can sometimes get lost in the 24/7 media cycle that comes with living life with a high profile.

The World:

The future of the USMNT's bright future is in the air, with Christian Pulsilic facing 50-50 odds of moving on from Dortmund.

The following their success at Rio, the Canadian Women's National team has skyrocketed up the FIFA rankings, with their current standing at number four the highest ranking they've ever received.

The UEFA Tournament formats are remaining the same for the long term, but their entry procedure has gotten tweaked.

Thierry Henry is getting back on the pitch, albeit via the sideline, after joining Belgium's coaching staff.