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MLS: Chicago Fire at D.C. United Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle soccer

Huskies Roll Past UCLA, 2-0 - Washington Huskies | University of Washington Athletics

Huskies fall to to No. 1 Cardinal at home | Local Sports | dailyuw.com
The Washington women’s soccer team fought against No. 1 Stanford but was unable to score in its 2-0 loss to the top ranked team in the nation.

Content beneath the surface, Sounders owner Hanauer wants his legacy to do the talking – The Athletic ($)
Adrian Hanauer is fine with being unknown, but for those who know the Sounders owner well, his lack of airs and total absence of haughtiness signal unconditional support.

culture

One of the biggest esports brands just landed Michael Jordan as an investor - SBNation.com
The company owns Team Liquid, amongst other ventures.

Job Posting: Seattle Mariners Baseball Analytics Intern | FanGraphs Baseball
Daily baseball statistical analysis and commentary.

Seattle’s Essential Brunch Restaurants, Fall 2018 - Eater Seattle
It’s surely the most important meal of the weekend

MLS

Minnesota's Newest Sports Stadiums Take Very Different Approaches to Bird Safety | Audubon
The homes of the Vikings and the Loons stand in stark contrast when it comes to preventing avian collisions. They’re both also about to be tested.

MLS Power Ranking Avg. - Wk 34 - RSL Soapbox
Sounders are 4th overall

Could Sunday be a day of farewells for the Chicago Fire? - Chicago Tribune
The Chicago Fire close out the 2018 season this Sunday, October 28 when they host Wayne Rooney and DC United at Toyota Park in what could be a farewell for most of the Fire’s current players.

Imminent FIFA ruling on Crossfire Premier’s claim for Yedlin solidarity payments could drastically change U.S. youth development – The Athletic ($)
The attorney for Crossfire says it could be 'a Madoff moment in American soccer'

expansion/relocation

MLS expansion: San Diego's rise to favorite will come down to public vote | Goal.com
San Diego may be a favorite for MLS expansion, but the group hoping to bring soccer to the California city faces a crucial vote next month

NWSL and other women’s club soccer

Four players to watch in the Westfield W-League Sydney Derby | MyFootball
The Westfield W-League is set for an explosive season opener tonight when Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC clash at Marconi Stadium.

Westfield W-League: The Ultimate Team-by-Team Guide | Orlando City Soccer Club

Liga MX Femenil recap - 2018 Apertura Week 14 - FMF State Of Mind
A wild Clásico Regio caps another week in Liga MX Femenil

USL and other lower leagues

Phoenix Rising's playoff run, fan support enhance bid for expansion MLS team - ABC15 Arizona
Phoenix is one of 10 cities competing for two MLS expansion franchises.

Introducing: Lansing Ignite
Professional soccer returns to Michigan

US National Teams

USMNT Depth Chart Poll Series: Left Wingers - Stars and Stripes FC
Vote in our poll on who you think is the best American left winger.

Report: Jordan Siebatcheu, Kik Pierie targeted by U.S. Soccer to join USMNT - Stars and Stripes FC
Could U.S. Soccer convince two dual nationals to switch?

The USMNT should be more diverse with venue selection - Stars and Stripes FC
It’s time to stop playing every game in California or New Jersey.

World soccer

TNT Champions League coverage improves: World Soccer Talk Podcast - World Soccer Talk
World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps. In the NEW episode, number 95, Christopher Harris and Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • Our thoughts on TNT’s latest coverage of the Champions League, • MLS TV ratings

Football at war with itself: Why the upcoming FIFA council could change the game forever
The FIFA Council meeting will discuss revamping the Club World Cup, but beneath the surface is a battle between FIFA and UEFA that could turn ugly.