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Major Link Soccer: FIFA to debate 60 minute game clock

With Russia 2018 approaching, FIFA adds another huge rule change to the tab

Portugal v Mexico: Group A - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images


As the WNBA looks to attract fans of the college game to their league, a territorial draft offers a unique potential solution.

Despite the tornado of red tape around a viable arena solution, Seattle remains one of the most realistic host cities for an NBA expansion team.

Former Seattle Reign great and Scottish Olympian Kim Little is among 12 people being honored by the University of Aberdeen.

The Sounders remain in the top 10 across the week 15 power rankings list, via RSL Soapbox’s averages.


The Columbus Crew suffered a brutal 1-0 loss versus FC Cincinnati in the US Open Cup, and some Crew fans were able to voice their displeasure to the head coach directly.

As far as first Father’s Day weekends go, Brek Shea may have had the most memorable, heading straight from the delivery room to BC Place for the Whitecaps 1-1 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday.

Reports are now coming out of a Whitecaps youth residency player being sexually assaulted by his teammates.

VAR is finally catching on in soccer, and it may just be the beginning.

United States

The New USMNT Gold Cup Jersey has leaked, and it is glorious.

While qualifying for the 2018 World Cup remains a battle, U.S. Soccer is still in the midst of a revolution, and Christian Pulisic is leading the nation’s soccer renaissance.

A picture is worth a thousand words, but a USSF tax return is worth a lot of thousands if you’re Jurgen Klinsmann.

One Big D Soccer contributor took a trip to the Azteca outside of the American Outlaw box, and got a complimentary mojito, for starters.

As might be expected, Didier Drogba played a crucial role in securing a result for Phoenix Rising, scroing twice to bring his side to a tie with Kansas City.

Another day, another Mexican national player linked to an MLS move. On this spin of the wheel, PSV midfielder Andres Guardado says he's been approached by MLS teams, but denies any deal is in place.

The World

Chile’s attacking style has made them a viewer favorite over the last couple of summers, but it is yet to be seen if their attractive style of play can translate into summer success.

In honor of a heroic man’s stand against London Bridge attackers, a Swedish brewery has released a new beer titled 'F*** you I'm Millwall' in tribute.

Italian keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma hasn’t had a press conference since turning down AC Milan’s latest contract offer, but that didn’t stop Milan fans from showing him how they really feel.

FIFA is continuing to contemplate sweeping rule changes to the world’s game, with a panel now debating whether the game clock should be reduced to 60 minutes.

While the karma that comes from winning the Confederations Cup is questionable at best, there’s a great deal of pressure on the host nation to show up, which Russia fortunately did with a 2-0 win over New Zealand.

Man City/England star Raheem Stirling has made a 'substantial donation' to families of Grenfell Tower fire victims, saying the families are close to his heart. In addition to Stirling’s donation, Southampton and Brentford are going to donate the profits from their upcoming friendly to Grenfell Tower Fund.

If you need faith in humanity restored, don’t look any further than these kids playing a pickup game with a human hoop.

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