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Major Link Soccer: Sigi Schmid inducted into Columbus Crew Circle of Honor

A week 17 ceremony honored the late legend. Bruce Arena predicts Revs will be “fighting off talent” with new stadium. Megan Rapinoe is making her voice heard worldwide.

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Puget Sound

Columbus Crew SC induct late Sigi Schmid in club's Circle of Honor | MLSsoccer.com
"The guy is a legend. Everyone knows his championships, his wins and winning percentage. But I think the biggest thing is what he did for the growth of the game -- the little stuff: mentoring coaches like myself," Porter explained.

Stephanie Cox isn’t Done Yet, and Reign FC are Winning Again – Equalizer Soccer

Major League Soccer

Bruce Arena: Revs will be “fighting off” talent once Boston stadium is built - The Bent Musket
Coach promises influx of talent within the next five years when the team has a stadium built in downtown Boston.

MLS to debut new skills challenge during 2019 all-star week in Orlando | Pro Soccer USA

Securing the Houston Dynamo Soccer Stadium | 2019-07-01 | Security Magazine
BBVA Stadium, home to the Houston Dynamo soccer team, is an epicenter of security technology and MLS soccer pride.

Window or aisle, Zlatan? Why MLS teams still fly commercial | Football | The Guardian
MLS players have complained about flying cross country with little legroom and plenty of layovers. Others says the league has more pressing problems.

Women’s World Cup

Lesbian soccer players Megan Rapinoe and Ali Kreiger spar with Trump - Outsports
Lesbian soccer players Megan Rapinoe and Ali Krieger blasted Trump for continuing racist and misogynist behavior.

As the financial stakes get bigger, more questions about how to grow women’s soccer - All For XI
Luna’s investment in the USWNT PA should make you think about the future of corporate investment in woso.

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too - The New York Times
The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to be themselves.

Megan Rapinoe says ‘go gays’ after 2-goal World Cup performance in USA vs. France - SBNation.com
An icon, honestly.

World Cup star Megan Rapinoe is the definition of patriotism — Trump should take notes
USA vs France 2019: World Cup star Megan Rapinoe is the definition of patriotism — Trump should take notes

Why I Love Watching Megan Rapinoe

In soccer small kindnesses matter just as much as the biggest event - SBNation.com
For fans, it’s a thrill just to be at the World Cup. But that experience is made even richer when they realize the type of community they’re being welcomed into.

'I admire Megan Rapinoe' - England coach Phil Neville supports USWNT star
England women’s World Cup team coach Phil Neville says he admires U.S. star Megan Rapinoe - whom he'll face in Tuesday's semifinal in Lyon - "for standing up for what she believes in."

Why have Americans traveled so well for the Women’s World Cup? - SBNation.com
Despite language barriers and ticketing issues, Americans are loving France — likely because their passion for soccer has created a sense of instant camaraderie.

United States

USMNT striker Tim Weah leaves Paris Saint-Germain for Lille
Tim Weah has left French champs Paris Saint-Germain for Ligue 1 runner-up Lille, which signed the 19-year-old United States national team prospect to a new five year contract.

2019 Gold Cup Recap - USA 1-0 Curaçao: The A? Team gets a laborious win - Stars and Stripes FC
I for one am exhausted from watching it

A more diverse USWNT — and a long way to go – Equalizer Soccer

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Cricket World Cup 2019: Bees invade South Africa vs Sri Lanka | Amazing photos
Wicker Man not the bees dot gif.

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC
After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Javi Poves and was renamed Flat Earth FC.

In disastrous week for Canadian soccer’s national teams, big mistakes laid bare – The Athletic
Within five days, the Canadian men's and women's national teams crashed out of their respective tournaments. What should come next?

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