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Major Link Soccer - Pulisic Makes Champions League Debut

Dempsey returns to practice, Pulisic earns and assist, and Megan Rapinoe considers her protest options.

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Seattle

The big news of the day for Seattle was of course that Clint Dempsey is back in training.

We also have fan post from our community with conjecture about the possible diagnosis.

CCL

The Portland Timbers lost on the road to Saprissa by a score of 2-4. This leaves Portland with 3 points in 2 matches compared to Saprissa's 7 points in 3.  Portland will have to beat Saprissa at home and get a result against Dragón on the road if they want to move on.

In a significant upset, Panamanian side Árabe Unido defeated Monterrey locking up group D in advance of the final matches.

MLS

The Colorado Rapids are joining with the Denver Broncos for an event that they are calling "Football vs. Fútbol".

MLSSoccer.com has the full story of Chicago Fire goalkeeper Matt Lampson's personal fight against cancer and his Lampstrong Foundation which raises awareness of childhood cancer.

USA

Megan Rapinoe has yet to decide whether she will take a knee or take part in some other form of protest during the anthem before tonight's US National Team match vs Thailand.

Christian Pulisic played in his first Champions League match and earned an assist.

Abby Wambach has taken part in a long interview with NPR's Fresh Air which highlighted many of the subjects that she has written about in her recent memoir.

World

It comes as no surprise after Canada's failure to make the hex, but national team coach Benito Floro has officially been released.