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Ships at Sea
An Unearthed Arcana that explores life at sea in 5th edition D&D

Unearthed Arcana: Of Ships and the Sea Breakdown - Tribality

The end of Pabst Blue Ribbon? Beer giants pop a top on bitter court battle
Pabst Brewing Company and MillerCoors went to trial Monday over a battle that is literally brewing over the future of Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Deep-Sea Fisherman Roman Fedortsov: 2018 Horror Fish Pictures
Back in 2016, we introduced you to the photos of Roman Fedortsov, a deep-sea fisherman who posts his discoveries to Twitter and Instagram. The monsters he pulls from the deep are horrifying, to say the least. So it seems like a good time to check back in with Fedorstov’s social media.

Derinkuyu Underground City, the World's Deepest Subterranean Metropolis
Derinkuyu underground city is located in Cappadocia. Discovered in the 1960s, it's the world's deepest underground city and fits 20,000 people.

EA SPORTS FIFA are looking to increase their community of women’s international football experts! - Womens Soccer United
EA SPORTS FIFA are looking to increase their community of women’s international football experts!

MLS

NEWS: Earthquakes Announce Assistants on Almeyda’s Staff for 2019 | San Jose Earthquakes

Timbers Army win Tifo of the Year award from Extra Time Live - Stumptown Footy
Was there any doubt?

How Save The Crew kept a beloved soccer franchise from leaving Columbus - SBNation.com
The remarkable story of the Columbus Crew and a group of fans who never believed they couldn’t save their favorite team.

Exclusive: With 2018 Season Over, What’s Next For the Columbus Crew?
The Columbus Crew suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the New York Red Bulls Sunday evening, ending their 2018 season after losing 3-1 on aggregate in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

USL and other lower leagues of USA and Canada

Efrain Alvarez wins USL 2018 Young Player of the Year Honor - LAG Confidential
#FreeEfrain

United Stations National team

Scotland v USA: Rachel Corsie relishes facing 'incredible' talents and friends - BBC Sport
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie is relishing the prospect of facing some "incredible" talents in Tuesday's friendly against United States.

Carli Lloyd Doesn’t Like the View From the Bench - The New York Times
The Women’s World Cup kicks off in June, and Carli Lloyd, 36, is focused on playing her way back into the U.S. starting lineup. “There’s a lot that can change in seven months,” she said.

World soccer

Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to L.A. - NFL.com
The highly anticipated Monday night showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams will no longer be played at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City due to a playing surface that does not meet NFL standards.

NFL’s decision to move Rams-Chiefs to LA an utter embarrassment to the Mexican sport - FMF State Of Mind
Excuse me while I vent a little, but what an embarrassment! With the news that the NFL has decided to move their marquee Monday Night Football matchup between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City...

New Premier League Chief Executive appointed
League announces it has appointed Susanna Dinnage to the role of Chief Executive

Most popular Premier League jerseys in each US state revealed – ProSoccerTalk
Which US state loves which PL club the most? All is revealed, right here.

Xolos’ midfielder Antonio Nava scoring a goal in his debut was the stuff of movies. But the rest of his story is even better. - FMF State Of Mind
The Xolos midfielder’s path to his first start is straight out of the movies.

Tenorio: Behind the scenes at the Manchester Derby up with Arlo White, Seattle’s other Premier League export – The Athletic
Seattle's other Premier League export is beginning to understand that a generation of American fans don't know English soccer without his voice

UniMás Outperforms Telemundo On Sunday Night Among Total Viewers 2+ and Adults 18-49 - Univision

Referee injured in attack after game in midlands
FAI Chief Executive John Delaney is to meet the Irish Soccer Referees' Society to discuss an assault on a referee following a football match in the midlands yesterday.

Franck Ribery slaps French reporter thrice; Bayern Munich confirms altercation - Bavarian Football Works
Franck Ribery was involved in an altercation with his countryman, former player and now TV expert Patrick Guillou.

Why Are Some of America’s Top Soccer Players Opting to Play for Mexico? - The Ringer
High-profile young talents Jonathan González and Efrain Álvarez have recently chosen to play for the Mexican national team, despite being eligible for the USMNT. Behind those decisions is an L.A.-based Dutchman employed by Mexico.

Jennifer Sosa, the Angel of the Goal - FIFA.com
The American-born 14-year-old turned to soccer as an escape after her family's house burned to the ground when she was 9; she's now representing her family's native land of Uruguay in the U-17 Women's World Cup.