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Sam Mewis played a major role as Manchester City picked up some silverware.

Everton v Manchester City - Vitality Women’s FA Cup: Final Photo by Matt McNulty - Manchester City/Manchester City FC via Getty Images

Unsurprisingly, the ongoing pandemic continues to wreak havoc as MLS games are postponed and canceled, and the USL Championship Final is canceled. A couple of Seattle athletes discuss why this year they’re voting for the first time, and a few Americans had productive weekends in Europe.

Seattle/Tacoma

Cascadian Gamers is a collective of soccer supporters and video game players across Cascadia united in the common cause of raising money for local Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. Cascadian Gamers Extra Life SuperMegaAUCTION(tm) | 32auctions

Seattle’s Stefan Frei and Quandre Diggs are both featured. Election 2020: What is leading these 4 athletes to vote for first time

MLS/USL

A move to Las Vegas just doesn’t really seem to make sense. Five reasons RSL (hopefully) won’t move to Las Vegas - RSL Soapbox

It turns out doing your homework and getting your assignments in early yields pretty good grades. Grading all 26 MLS teams after the Secondary Transfer Window | Tom Bogert | MLSsoccer.com

The former Whitecaps academy product has made his case in the CPL. Kah: Bustos Can Make Impact At MLS Level - Northern Tribune

Another final is canceled due to COVID-19. Things are going great, this was all definitely a good idea. USL final between Tampa Bay and Phoenix canceled after COVID-19 positives

Coronavirus outbreak means the game will not go on Sunday. LAFC’s game against San Jose Earthquakes postponed - Angels on Parade

With no available dates for both teams, the game won’t be made up. Sporting Kansas City Versus Minnesota United Cancelled - The Blue Testament

This is about as far from an ideal end to a team’s relationship with a DP signing as you can get. RSL mutually terminates Sam Johnson contract - RSL Soapbox

Schelotto’s time with the Galaxy was pretty bad. Writing was on the wall for Guillermo Barros Schelotto at LA Galaxy - LAG Confidential

More unfortunate news in an unfortunate time. Three LAFC players have tested positive for coronavirus this week - Angels on Parade

LAG missed the playoffs the last time Kinnear was in as interim head coach, let’s see if he can make it a repeat performance. The LA Galaxy turn to Dominic Kinnear, again - LAG Confidential

D.C. United: they’re not dead yet. D.C. United is even more in the MLS playoff hunt than before! - Black And Red United

NWSL/WoSo

With just five weeks left in the regular season, here’s a look at every team in the league and where they stand. 2020 Liga MX Femenil season recap (so far) - FMF State Of Mind

The last year has been tumultuous for Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley. Pressley: I still can't believe I came back so quickly - FIFA.com

Tough times in the second tier for Liverpool Women. Liverpool Women Settle For 2-2 Draw With Lewes FC - The Liverpool Offside

Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis both got the start, and Mewis scored the opener as Manchester City claimed the title. Match Recap- Manchester City Women are FA Cup Champions Again - Bitter and Blue

USA

Proving he belongs at a club like Juventus is just part of the U.S. men’s national team star’s mission. Weston McKennie's fight for something bigger, social justice - Sports Illustrated

The US World Cup winner played for Manchester City in Sunday’s FA Cup final - and she owes it all to an Englishman. Rose Lavelle, the fleet-footed artist who ‘f****** works her balls off’ – The Athletic

World

Hakim Ziyech is healthy and already showing what made Chelsea go and get him from Ajax. Ziyech playing with confidence and feeling right at home already at Chelsea - We Ain't Got No History

Honestly, just enjoy that headline. No treats on Halloween as Barcelona miss a trick at Alaves - Barca Blaugranes

Talking takeovers and the incredible strangeness of becoming the owner of a soccer team. How to buy a football club – The Athletic

Looking at how the 19 year-old on loan from Real Madrid is doing, now that’s gotten a few starts. Analyzing Kubo’s Performance Against Cadiz, Qarabag - Villarreal USA

Renato Sanches appears to finally be thriving with Lille. Renato Sanches: “Honestly, I feel better than I did a few years ago when I signed for Bayern” - Bavarian Football Works

There’s absolutely no disputing that something has to change to protect and empower people to be themselves. Gay footballer calls for 'collaborative effort' to help players come out - BBC News

Culture

Next year’s jerseys honor the landscape and tribes. Uniforms | Portland Trail Blazers

What’s on TV today?

9:30 AM - Fulham vs West Bromwich Albion (EPL) - NBCSports.com

11:30 AM - Hoffenheim vs Union Berlin (Bundesliga) - ESPN+

11:45 AM - Hellas Verona vs Benevento (Serie A) - ESPN+

12:00 PM - Leeds United vs Leicester City (EPL) - NBCSN

7:00 PM - Leon vs Santos Laguna (Liga MX) - TUDN USA