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Major Link Soccer: Sports betting is now legal

Well, federally legal. States will still have to decide on their own. Wayne Rooney should be coming soon, maybe you can bet on that.

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Should the value be pushed on quantity or quality? Should Seattle be on this list? Where Is America’s Craft Beer Capital? | Food & Wine

It was a really really good celebration. Megan Rapinoe busts out a ‘Dame Tu Cosita’ goal celebration |

Seattle isn’t done as a superclub, but feel free to read this. Is the Seattle Sounders' era as an MLS superclub coming to an end? | The Guardian


Not every provisional roster is out yet, but when an MLS player is called for World Cup duty, this list will have it. MLS players named to 2018 FIFA World Cup squads |

The Timbers did something awesome, which hurts to say, but for non-field results I’m good with it. Soccer loving Iraqi boy Mustafa Abed back in Portland for treatment, gets full PTFC experience | Portland Timbers

The Red Bulls are good and their press is the best in MLS, but why? What does Jesse Marsch do that no one else can? What Makes the Red Bulls' High Press Work? | American Soccer Analysis

The bar will be right next to MNUFC’s new stadium and will undoubtedly become a haven for Loon supporters. Midway bar scene evolves as Minnesota United fan buys popular dive, adding soccer theme | Twin Cities

Major hurdles cleared and the Englishman should be coming to MLS in a couple weeks. Wayne Rooney, D.C. United inching closer to a deal | Washington Post

You probably won’t like where the Sounders land in this. Armchair Analyst: All 23 MLS teams ranked by tier – revisited |


TFC II is moving their Saturday May 19 game on the road to give BMO Pitch adequate recovery time from losing. Toronto FC II home match moved to Charlotte | Toronto FC

Sports betting is legal, you may have heard, and some leagues plan to profit. Should and how will MLS is the next question. NBA and MLB are preparing to profit from Supreme Court ruling on New Jersey gambling case | ESPN

Next Gold Cup — you know the CONCACAF thing that is not the World Cup — will see the USMNT go to Minnesota. Allianz Field will host U.S. men’s national soccer team in Gold Cup | Twin Cities


Liverpool fans are having a bit of trouble getting to the Champions League final and are being gouged when they get there. Adding to that is that UEFA is making sure sponsors and friends get tickets before club supporters. Champions League final in Kiev 'needs explaining' - Liverpool fans chief | BBC Sport

The Spurs boss knows that waiting is the hardest part. Also he needs to know how much money to drop at Dele Alli and Harry Kane’s doors. Mauricio Pochettino wants quick decisions on Tottenham departures | The Guardian

Harry Kane finally reached 30 goals in a season and still didn’t win the Golden Boot, so he’s challenging Mo Salah to do it again next year. Can Salah break the new Premier League goals in a season total of 32 that he set? Kane issues challenge to Salah | ProSoccerTalk

Some random wrap-ups of the Premier League season for you. Top stats of the 2017/18 Premier League season | ProSoccerTalk

Barca’s quest for an unbeaten season failed when they lost to Levante. Was it because they have a friendly in South Africa? Barca's PR mess after defeat, praise for Allegri as Juve win Serie A | ESPN

PSG spends millions more than their Ligue 1 counterparts and is a UEFA threat, but that couldn’t save Unai Emery’s job. He’s being replaced with the man who followed Jurgen Klopp at Dortmund. Paris Saint-Germain appoint Thomas Tuchel as coach to replace Unai Emery |ESPN

If you get caught doping, you will miss the World Cup. FIFA does not care that you are the captain. Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss World Cup after doping ban extended | ESPN

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