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Puget Sound soccer

Ross Aloisi and Rudan emerge as coaching targets of Western Melbourne
Ross Aloisi and Mark Rudan are on the radar to become Western Melbourne Group's head coach, while John Hutchinson has been linked with the assistant's job.

Hutchinson a target for Western Melbourne
Western Melbourne Group is believed to be tagetting former Central Coast Mariners title winning captain John Hutchinson for an assistant coaching position.

culture & news

University of Washington building esports arena and lounge to tap into huge gaming movement – GeekWire
The University of Washington is adding another sport to its competitive landscape in Seattle with the addition of the new Esports Arena & Gaming Lounge in the school’s Husky Union Building (HUB). According to a news release on Tuesday, the state-of-the-art, 1,000 square-foot gaming center, set…

Smartsheet makes its 2nd acquisition, swooping up Seattle-based creative production platform Slope – GeekWire
Smartsheet didn’t have to go far to make its second acquisition. The Bellevue, Wash.-based publicly-traded work collaboration software company has swooped up Slope, a small Seattle startup founded in 2014.

Charlotte Rampling Joins Timothee Chalamet in 'Dune' (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter
Charlotte Rampling has joined the cast of 'Dune,' Legendary's adaptation of the Frank Herbert novel being directed by Denis Villeneuve.


Atlanta United sign Dion Pereira from Watford - Dirty South Soccer
Welcome to Atlanta Dion!

Report: Canadian Midfielder Richie Laryea in camp with Toronto FC - Waking The Red
The 24-year-old is looking for a new club.

Timbers unveil full 2019 preseason schedule - Stumptown Footy
PTFC will travel to Costa Rica before attending the Mobile Mini Sun Cup in Tucson

Minnesota United: Ligue 1 full-back directly addresses key need
Minnesota United appear to be closing on right-back, Romain Metanire. The defender addresses a key need for the Loons and would be an astute addition.

FC Cincinnati: Allan Cruz the player every great team requires
FC Cincinnati are reportedly close to a deal for Costa Rican international, Allan Cruz. He is the type of player that every great team requires.

TFC’s Vazquez set to leave for Qatar club |
The transfer, which would see TFC receive an undisclosed fee in return, still hinged on the 31-year-old Vazquez passing a physical.

Analysis: No Winners in the Lawsuit Involving Bridgeview and the Chicago Fire
Hopefully you've had the chance to check out my Athletic piece on the lawsuit that was filed by a Chicago Fire supporter against the Village of Bridgeview and Chicago Fire President/GM Nelson Rodriguez, among others. It's a wild ride to be sure. I had the chance to speak with James Vlahakis, the attorney who filed…

Chicago Fire fan sues chief executive Nelson Rodriguez, security personnel, and others – The Athletic
Sector Latino member Abraham Calderon was banned from the stadium for 12 months even though the battery charges against him were dismissed

DC United's Chris Odoi-Atsem opens up on fight with Hodgkin's lymphoma |

NWSL and other women’s pro leagues

The Equalizer Podcast Live from the 2019 USC Convention: Lesle Gallimore on women in coaching
The longtime head coach of the University of Washington women’s soccer program spoke about how United Soccer Coaches is increasing access to coaching development, as well as getting more women involved in coaching.

Sky Blue FC president Tony Novo promises club improvements, but still has no concrete answers -
In July, the public learned about the poor working conditions at Sky Blue FC. Novo says he’ll announce changes "within the next 30 days or so."

United States national teams

US Soccer signs endorsement deal with Volkswagen - Stars and Stripes FC
A commercial win for the USSF

Ten Coaches from MLS, USL and U.S. National Teams Set to Begin Fourth U.S. Soccer Pro License Course - U.S. Soccer
Ten coaches working across Major League Soccer, the United Soccer League Championship and U.S. Soccer kick off the fourth U.S. Soccer Pro License Course this week at the National Development Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

World soccer

Spurs confirm Harry Kane out until March with damaged ankle ligaments - Cartilage Free Captain
The 25-year-old striker will miss time due to an ankle injury once again.

Report: Salary Holding Up Balotelli's Marseille Switch
Salary negations holding up Mario Balotelli's move from OGC Nice to Olympique Marseille, according to reports in France

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