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Major Link Soccer: Josef Martinez ties the MLS goal-scoring record

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Looks like he will end up destroying it. DeAndre Yedlin’s got good news about his injury. Miami team trademarks names, logos.

MLS: Columbus Crew at Atlanta United FC Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR PUGET SOUND REGION DUE TO WILDFIRE SMOKE

Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog: A Smokestorm is Imminent for Western Washington

Stadium Oversight Board: We Really Don't Want to Wade into This Fight About Mariners Money - Slog - The Stranger

Wild Night Ends in Draw Saturday - Seattle University
No. 22 Seattle University men's soccer settled for a 4-4 draw with Portland in an exhibition Saturday night. SU scored three goals in the first 17 minutes of the match at Championship Field.

Warshaw: Pondering the hows and whys of Sounders' late-summer hot streak | MLSsoccer.com
Bobby Warshaw tries to figure out what got the Sounders going again.

DeAndre Yedlin Injury ‘Not Serious’ - Coming Home Newcastle
Yedlin avoided any major damage in his recent non-contact knee injury.

Major League Soccer

Atlanta United’s Martinez ties MLS goal-scoring record
Josef Martinez scored a goal worthy of tying the record, with a great individual effort.

Maximum points for D.C. United in a week still leaves plenty of work - Black And Red United
Acosta and Stieber helped United beat the Revs, but they are still six points from a playoff spot.

'Listen to the Kids': How Atlanta Became the Black Soccer Capital of America | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

Mark Wahlberg’s interest in Columbus Crew SC may in fact be genuine - Massive Report
What seemed like a one-off question could actually have some legs.

RSL won’t send TV commentators on the road anymore — and Utah Royals matches won’t be broadcast live - The Salt Lake Tribune
Some very unfortunate cost-saving measures, particularly for Royals fans.

Logos Trademarked for Miami Internacional Club de Fútbol —Possibly the Name for Miami’s MLS Club
Several logos were posted to the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office on Wednesday morning for “Miami Internacional Club de Fútbol MMXX,” by MIPH, LLC.

NWSL

Utah Royals FC come back late to tie Sky Blue 2-2 - RSL Soapbox
A late tying goal from Amy Rodriguez secured a point on the road.

Portland Thorns 2, Chicago Fire 2: Quick & Dirty Recap - Hot Time In Old Town
A thrilling contest ends all square

Thorns fight back to earn 2-2 draw with Chicago Red Stars - Stumptown Footy
Sam Kerr nets her third brace in four games at Providence, with Christine Sinclair drawing the Thorns level.

Pride vs. Courage: Turnovers And Poor Defending Sink Pride, 3-0 - The Mane Land
After failing to get a result, the Pride have an uphill climb for a playoff spot.

United States

USMNT Weekly Youth Update: Jonathan Amon hitting his form - Stars and Stripes FC
The 19-year-old winger had a big week.

Former Manchester United manager linked to open USA job - Stars and Stripes FC
Could the next USA head coach come from the UK?

Numbers: TNT's UEFA Ratings, NASCAR, MLB - Sports Media Watch
UEFA ratings sank in TNT's debut; NASCAR's Truck Series hit a high on primetime broadcast TV; Red Sox-Phillies was no match for last year's Subway Series.

How is the US Women’s National Team is Presented Matters
There is massive room for improvement in marketing the USWNT.

USL

Royal Flush-Rising FC Stomps Las Vegas - Sports360AZ

Brian Brown Hits Double-Digits as Reno Draws With Swope Park Rangers

From the Pitch - Letter to My Older Self
“You were right - the working world could wait. I hope you enjoyed the wild ride.”

World

Why Barcelona must not become obsessed with winning the Champions League - Barca Blaugranes
At the Joan Gamper trophy Lionel Messi promised to do "anything possible" to win the trophy, which rubbed this writer the wrong way.

Sampdoria-Fiorentina postponed due bridge collapse - Viola Nation
Every fixture except the ones involving the Genovese clubs will be played as scheduled, which is pretty crappy.

Hard-core Lazio fans want to ban women from 'sacred place'
A flyer being attributed to Lazio ultras was circulated before the team's opening Serie A game -- a 2-1 loss to Napoli -- at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Saturday. "The Curva Nord for us represents a sacred place. An environment with an unwritten code to be respected."

Liga MX: Jonathan Rodriguez, Santos Laguna pushing on despite key departures | Goal.com
Several players left the reigning champion in the offseason and the manager resigned this month, but the club showed in a 3-1 win over Tigres that it can still compete

Bayern Munich fans protest the DFB at their Pokal clash with Drochtersen/Assel - Bavarian Football Works
Bayern Munich’s Ultras threw rolls of receipt paper and beach balls to protest the DFB. They also hate those mint-green away jerseys. We’ll give them that.

Could UEFA’s FFP Spell Trouble for Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo? - Managing Madrid
The Ronaldo deal is obviously still a no-brainer. But hopefully for Juve fans their board has done some hard thinking about how to make the numbers add up in the long term.

Sergio Aguero Hits Hat-Trick As Manchester City Hang Six On Huddersfield Town
Sergio Aguero got three of Manchester City's six goals, as Gabriel Jesus and David Silva also scored and Terence Kongolo netted an own goal in a 6-1 win.

Manchester United is ready to admit the Sir Alex Ferguson model is done - SBNation.com
By hiring a director of football over Jose Mourinho, Manchester United says goodbye to the manager as god-king.

Other

8 Quidditch moments in Harry Potter that made us fall in love with the fictional sport Eight Quidditch moments in Harry Potter that made us fall in love with the fictional sport | SYFY WIRE
These are the scenes that made us add Quidditch to the list of things in the Harry Potter world we wish were real!

A Sense Of Community: Gender Diversity In Games Mixer at Bungie | GeekGirlCon

This Font Is the Comic Sans of the 1970s – Magenta
Font hate feels like a relatively new phenomenon, the kind of hobby that only really became popular in the 21st century. But Souvenir was the overused and ridiculed font of times past.