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Bob Bradley wants to rename “El Traffico” and how was FCC’s MLS debut

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MLS: LA Galaxy Unveil David Beckham Statue Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

Listen to Jordan Morris, Sounders forward, discusses scoring two goals in his first match back after an injury over the weekend | Softy & Dick Interviews | Podcasts | iHeartRadio
Stream the Softy & Dick Interviews episode, Jordan Morris, Sounders forward, discusses scoring two goals in his first match back after an injury over the weekend, free & on demand on iHeartRadio.

Seattle Sounders Talk - Moneyball, Sounders Style: How to Predict Wins, Buy Million Dollar Players & Win Fantasy League Bets - SouthSoundTalk

Washington State Legends of Soccer: A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends, March 19
Just wait til 2nd half. After Alan Hinton has his say, seizing the microphone will be Brian Schmetzer, Bernie James, Jeff Stock & Marcus Hahnemann. All for a good cause: A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends, March 19, Kirkland Performance Center. Tickets at http://wasoccerlegends.org/#events

MLS

Team of the Week presented by Audi: Saphir Taider is tidy in Week 1 | MLSsoccer.com

Breakdown: Axel Sjoberg’s red card - Burgundy Wave
Should Axel have gotten a red card along with the PK?

Official: Alejandro Pozuelo joining Toronto FC from Genk - Waking The Red
He'll join the club on March 18.

Experiencing FC Cincinnati's inaugural match on the road: 'Welcome to MLS' - Cincinnati Soccer Talk
FC Cincinnati's first MLS game was Saturday in Seattle and it was everything we wished for as soccer fans. But was this a case of “Be careful what you wish for?”

Why many LA Galaxy fans don't believe David Beckham deserves a statue | Football | The Guardian
The former England captain has been honoured for his time in LA. But players like Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan were far more crucial to the team

Bob Bradley wants to rename “El Trafico” - LAG Confidential
"Throw that ‘El Trafico’ thing out the f***ing window, ok?"

Don Garber is a Disgrace and MLS Fans Deserve Better | ONE AND DUNN | 12up
Don Garber's comments to Jonathan Tannenwald about reports of nazis, fascists, white supremacists in NYCFC and MLS supporter culture are inexcusable and wrong.

MLS Statues: Who else deserves the David Beckham treatment?
David Beckham's statue was unveiled on MLS opening weekend outside the LA Galaxy's stadium, which got us thinking: Who else is worthy?

NWSL

Washington Spirit announce training camp roster, sign 2019 draft picks - Black And Red United
Today marks the beginning of the NWSL preseason

Video review for Women's World Cup backed by FIFA panel
ZURICH (AP) — The FIFA panel overseeing Women's World Cup preparations recommended on Monday using video review to help referees, clearing the path for final confirmation next week.

Thorns Preseason Roster Announced! - Stumptown Footy
The Portland Thorns opened preseason camp today, and with that have announced their official roster for preseason, with the usual mix of signed players, draftees and some invitees.

A Dummy's Guide to the 2019 Copa Libertadores: Favorites, Dark Horses and Players to Watch
We assess the leading candidates for glory and the potential stars ahead of the start of the 2019 Copa Libertadores.

Improvements are coming at Sky Blue FC, but is it enough? | Pro Soccer USA
Sky Blue FC is getting long-needed improvements in living and training arrangements, but the team has still faced issues during the offseason.

The 22 USWNT federation players for the 2019 NWSL season are… – Equalizer Soccer

These are the 22 allocated USWNT players for 2019 - Stars and Stripes FC
Who’s in and who’s out for the 2019 NWSL season

USL

RGV FC Announces Roster Ahead of 2019 Preseason Friendly

World

A Dummy's Guide to the 2019 Copa Libertadores: Favorites, Dark Horses and Players to Watch
We assess the leading candidates for glory and the potential stars ahead of the start of the 2019 Copa Libertadores.

Gareth Bale's Agent Slams Real Madrid Fans and Spanish Press
The treatment Gareth Bale has received from Real Madrid "is nothing short of a disgrace," said the Welshman's agent, Jonathan Barnett.

It Might Finally Be Someone Else’s Turn In The Champions League | FiveThirtyEight
Someone not named Barcelona, Real Madrid or Bayern Munich.

Culture

Howard Schultz’s Biggest Haters | The New Yorker
Charles Bethea on the potential Presidential candidate and former owner of the Seattle Sonics’ attempts to appease fans bitter over his sale of the N.B.A. team. [profanity related to losing the Supersonics]

Picard Series Beams Up Cast Additions
Santiago Cabrera and Michelle Hurd have been cast as series regulars alongside Sir Patrick Stewart on the upcoming untitled Star Trek series which will explore the next chapter of Jean-Luc Picard. The news was announced today by CBS All Access.

Critical Role fans finance Dungeons & Dragons Kickstarter in an hour
Within an hour of the Kickstarter campaign going live, "Critical Role" secured more than $1 million in funding. As of this posting the campaign had earned more than $2.1 million from more than 16,000 backers.