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WNBA Finals Recap: Storm take 2-0 series lead over the Mystics - Swish Appeal
The Seattle Storm and Washington Mystics put on a show in a thriller of a Sunday matinee, with the Storm getting the 75-73 victory and a 2-0 series lead.

Huskies Down No. 14 Akron, 2-0 - Washington Huskies | University of Washington Athletics
The men’s squad took down perennial powerhouse Akron.

Late Goals By Hussen, Yates Carry Huskies To 2-1 Win - Washington Huskies | University of Washington Athletics
Meanwhile, the women were busy with their own victory.

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING: Allie Long named a technical advisor to Barca Academy Pro NY - Front Row Soccer
A first for Long and for the academy project.

Out of the Darkness Walks
Here you can help support a fundraising effort for suicide prevention to honor the memory of a recently-passed Sounders fan.

Match Recap: Sacramento Republic FC 3 Seattle Sounders 2 0 - Indomitable City Soccer

West Seattle Blog… | Happy half-century! West Seattle Soccer Club celebrates 50th anniversary on Saturday

Major League Soccer

MLS news: Griezmann wants to finish career playing for Beckham's Inter Miami | Metro News
Antoine Griezmann revealed he wants to end his career playing in America and would love to join Inter Miami.

Inside the MLS's strategy to become the 'sport of the new North America' | The Drum
The Drum finds out how America's premier soccer league is embracing marketing and technological innovation to compete with titans like the NBA and NFL and win over a new generation of sports fans.

Front-office staffers cope with Crew SC relocation saga - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH
Months before the fatigue and frustration that came with a “will they or won’t they” relocation process, there was shock, fear and anger among Crew SC front-office staff members who did not see it coming. Those emotions linger still.

Re-branded Whitecaps Residency features South Delta ’keeper
The Vancouver Whitecaps F.C.’s rebranded residency program will include a goalkeeper from Tsawwassen for the 2018-19 season which kicked off this weekend in Portland.

D.C. United give away lead, but take point with 1-1 draw against NYCFC - Black And Red United
Steven Birnbaum and David Villa traded goals as United gave away the lead late.

MATCH RECAP: Far From Home: Sporting KC shuts out Orlando 1-0 - The Blue Testament
Dom Dwyer was silenced as SKC get another shutout win to move within one point of first place in the West.

Portland Timbers take care of business in 2-0 win over Colorado Rapids - Stumptown Footy
The Portland Timbers extended their new unbeaten run to three games after Saturday night’s 2-0 win over the Colorado Rapids. Sebastian Blanco made things happen for the Timbers in their win.


Sam Kerr: Still Good at Soccer, Wins 2018 NWSL Golden Boot - Hot Time In Old Town
Sam Kerr wins NWSL Golden Boot For Second Consecutive Season.

Thorns clinch home playoff with 3-1 win against the Seattle Reign - Stumptown Footy
The win sets up a rematch at Providence on September 15th.

Sky Blue FC Earns First Win of 2018 in Season Finale - Once A Metro
New Jersey side defeats Orlando, 1-0, off a Carli Lloyd finish

Utah Royals FC close out 2018 season with a win at the RioT - RSL Soapbox
Amy Rodriguez and Katie Stengel score to help the Royals close the season on high note.

North Carolina Courage defeat Houston Dash 5-0 - Dynamo Theory
Dash end season with a loss to Courage.

Taking Attendance 9/9/2018: NWSL Cracks 6k (Thanks, Addition By Subtraction) – blog
No matter the reasons, it’s a good sign for the NWSL.

Paul Riley on ECNL vs. DA, the need for No. 10s, and the North Carolina Courage's stellar season 09/07/2018

USL and other leagues

Louisville, Cincinnati to Resume on Tuesday Night
The game was suspended earlier due to a lightning storm.

Taking Attendance 9/3/2018: The NPSL, Or What Little I Have On It – blog
More attendance info, this time with less certainty.

United States

Sebastian Soto's Brace Boosts USA to 3-1 Win vs. Jamaica at U-20 Men's Invitational - U.S. Soccer
Two goals from Hannover 96 forward Sebastian Soto and a third strike from 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup goal-scorer Ayo Akinola, gave the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team a 3-1 win against Concacaf counterpart Jamaica to open the 2018 U.S. Soccer U-20 Men's Invitational. With the win, the U-20 MNT moved to the top of the tournament standings, with two games remaining against the U.S. U-19 MNT and Venezuela.

Who should be USWNT general manager? - Stars and Stripes FC
We’ve got a list of responsibilities and a general timeline. Now USSF needs candidates.

Juan Carlos Osorio named manager for Paraguay won’t be coming to the USMNT - Stars and Stripes FC
Take one name off the USMNT's list.

It's time for the USMNT to play Tyler Adams in his best position |
The New York Red Bulls midfielder Tyler Adams has seen little time at his best position since breaking into the USMNT squad. It's time for that to change.

US U-20, U-19 national teams call in 12 MLSers for international tournament |
Three Seattle Sounders players called up to U.S. U-19 and U-20 sides.

Ex-United States midfielder Jermaine Jones retires from soccer after 18 years
Former United States international midfielder Jermaine Jones has retired from professional soccer after an 18-year career.

Stejskal: Howard Webb, Jeff Agoos reflect on Video Review after one year |

North America

Five Thoughts on a historic victory for the Canadian men’s national team - Waking The Red
Regardless of the opponent, it was an impressive performance.

Marcel De Jong: CONCACAF Nations League could be big for growth of the national team - Waking The Red
More competitive games could benefit the team in a big way.

Diego Maradona: Argentine appointed manager of Mexican second-tier side - BBC Sport
Argentine legend Diego Maradona is appointed manager of Mexican second division team Dorados de Sinaloa.

Mexico national team friendlies: A young squad, but who is going to coach them? -
Ricardo “Tuca” Ferretti has the interim job, and may be the man for the future. If he wants it.


Saddam Hussein chants force Iraqi Air Force club to halt match against USM Alger - Al Arabiya English
The Iraqi Air Force football club were forced to withdraw mid-match against hosts USM Alger on Sunday when local Algerian fans began to chant the name.

Beautiful and good: Guardiola challenges the Italians for the new star made in the USA Primapagina |

Zidane 'Will Coach Again Before Long' Amid Manchester United Links
Zinedine Zidane, who has reportedly emerged as a target for Manchester United should Jose Mourinho leave, is eyeing a return to coaching.

Exclusive: Premier League clubs in rush to sign young talent before Brexit
Leading English clubs are preparing a scramble for the best teenage talent in Europe as the Premier League fears that the January transfer window will be the final time players under the age of 18 will be able to be signed from the continent.

'At least one dead and 37 injured' in Madagascar football stadium stampede | The Independent
At least one person has died and 37 others left injured during a stampede at a football stadium in Madagascar. Hospital workers told the AFP news agency fans had been injured in a crush at Mahamasina Municipal Stadium in the Malagasy capital Antananarivo ahead of the national team's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal.


Insomniac’s Spider-Man has ‘the best saddest Easter egg ever’ - Polygon
Jilted boyfriend thanks studio after a proposal plans go wrong.

Fox Sports Detroit: Rod Allen, Mario Impemba done for season
Fox Sports Detroit announced the suspensions in a statement to the Free Press on Friday.

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist for D&D 5e Review - Tribality
An ‘urban heist’ adventure searching for half a million D&D dollars? Sounds like a good time.

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