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Rapids give up Badji for the midfielder, Seattle doesn’t have A/C, and Mourinho still doesn’t get along with Paul Pogba.

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Seattle

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Seattle is least air-conditioned metro area in the U.S. So how do locals keep cool? | The Seattle Times
Just 33.7 percent of Seattle-area households are air-conditioned. Here's who has A/C, who doesn't, and how readers say they cope when it sizzles.

MLS

Alfredo Ortuño, RSL agree to contract termination - RSL Soapbox
RSL and the striker mutually part ways, finally.

United at Last: D.C. United Reaches Agreement With Protesting Supporter Groups
The accord comes after La Barra Brava and the District Ultras protested during Audi Field's opener.

McIntyre: Whitecaps star Davies sits down with Yahoo Sports as Bayern transfer looms
Three days before the Athletic reported that Alphonso Davies, the 17-year old Vancouver Whitecaps sensation, is the subject of an MLS-record $12 million transfer offer by mighty Bayern Munich, Davies sat down with Yahoo Sports for a story scheduled to run this week. The news of Davies’ potential departure

Four reasons why FC Dallas is trading Kellyn Acosta to Colorado - Big D Soccer
Trades like this are never easy.

Warshaw: Acosta-for-Badji trade could be a win-win for FCD, Rapids | MLSsoccer.com

USA

Union to host Fire, Dynamo hosting LAFC in 2018 US Open Cup semifinal | MLSsoccer.com

The US should not expect success from emulating the French model - Stars and Stripes FC
Two immigrant nations, one men’s World Cup champion

PHOTOS: Pulisic takes selfie, helps out pitch invader – ProSoccerTalk

Christian Pulisic scores twice for Borussia Dortmund in friendly against Liverpool - Stars and Stripes FC
The kid is in form, and he took charge.

World

Why German soccer's response to Mesut Ozil's racism allegations misses the mark

Joao Moutinho: Wolves to sign Portugal midfielder from Monaco - BBC Sport
Premier League side Wolves are to sign experienced Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho from Monaco for £5m.

Heart of Midlothian docked two League Cup points & fined after fielding ineligible player - BBC Sport
Heart of Midlothian are docked two League Cup points and fined by the Scottish Professional Football League for fielding an ineligible player.

Jose Mourinho - World Cup suits Paul Pogba better than Manchester United
Jose Mourinho has said that the World Cup was the "perfect habitat" for Paul Pogba to flourish after a difficult season with Manchester United.

Loris Karius - Liverpool didn't warn me before Alisson signing
Loris Karius says nobody at Liverpool spoke to him before the club paid £65 million for goalkeeper Alisson and said his Anfield future is uncertain.

Culture

Research upends theory that Vikings taught Inuit how to spin yarn - The Globe and Mail
The techniques researchers have developed to show that ancient Dorset and Thule people knew how to spin yarn centuries before the Norse were thought to have taught them could change the way archaeologists think about Arctic history