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More leagues resuming play, aliens interfering with training.

SV Werder Bremen v FC Bayern Muenchen - Bundesliga Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images


“You’re literally taking a bunch of virile athletes and saying, ‘You will be celibate for six weeks’.” The biggest threat to MLS, NBA quarantine bubbles might be players own indulgences | Yahoo Sports

No more waiting to see when he’ll be able to join, he’s here. Franco Jara officially joins FC Dallas training; Eligible for Orlando tournament - Big D Soccer

Canada Soccer gives 2020 Canadian Championship update: CPL & MLS clubs only, Atlético Ottawa added – Canadian Premier League

A former MLS player is hoping to follow in the footsteps of George Weah and Cuauhtemoc Blanco with an upstart run for office. Why former MLS player Amir Lowery is running for Congress |

The “super powers” unleashed by WSC Sports’ software. Behind the scenes of the process helping USL create instant highlights - Indomitable City Soccer

While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on sports leagues that return to play has yet to be charted, Univision said it plans to televise more than 1600 live games over its various platforms. Univision Says Sports, Scripted Series to Return – Variety

US soccer

Repealing the anthem policy is merely step one of many more that are needed to regain trust in the organization. U.S. Soccer repealed the anthem policy, but regaining trust will be much more difficult – Equalizer Soccer

Watching sports in person may never be the same after the coronavirus pandemic. How are stadiums and arenas likely to change now and long-term? Future of Stadiums: How will coronavirus change America’s sports venues?

World soccer

Pro sports are slowly starting to come back after a months-long shutdown due to COVID-19. Here’s every pro sports league’s current plan to return from coronavirus lockdown

Who among us hasn’t tried this excuse at least once? ‘They analysed his soul’ - Alien abduction blamed for ex-Boca star missing training |

Smaller squads, lower wages and shorter deals, plus more free agents on the market than ever before - has there been a worse time to be an out-of-contract footballer? Is this the worst time to be out of contract? - BBC Sport

Bayern Munich celebrate behind closed doors after beating Werder Bremen to seal an eighth successive Bundesliga title. Bayern Munich win eighth successive Bundesliga title after beating Werder Bremen - BBC Sport

The Manchester City forward believes ‘now is the time we have to act’ on racism. Raheem Sterling says black people are ‘tired’ in powerful video message | The Guardian

Guardiola frets his players have been “on the sofa” too long. Pep Guardiola says Manchester City players not prepared for hectic schedule | The Guardian

The manager says he wouldn’t want to be interviewed for a job just because a team had to check off a requirement. Northampton manager Keith Curle not in favour of “Rooney rule” | The Guardian

The World Trade Organisation has ruled that Saudi Arabia was behind a pirate satellite TV and streaming service that illegally broadcast sporting events. Saudi TV piracy ruling puts Newcastle takeover under renewed scrutiny | The Guardian

The Arsenal manager is hopeful, but knows he needs to sell the captain on the club’s future plans. Mikel Arteta optimistic Aubameyang will sign new Arsenal contract | The Guardian

The RB Leipzig striker will not play in the rescheduled Champions League matches this August ahead of his expected move to Chelsea. Timo Werner will not play in Champions League ahead of expected Chelsea move | Sky Sports

The Scottish club are taking legal action after being relegated to League One. Partick Thistle are the biggest victims of Scottish football’s vote farce | The Guardian

The Australian season will resume with 27 games over 28 days. FFA confirms 16 July restart date for A-League | The Guardian

Building the 2022 World Cup has cost thousands of lives. As Fifa urges action against inequality, how is Qatar 2022 looking these days? | The Guardian

What’s on TV?

9:30 AM: Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Schalke 04 (Bundesliga) — FS2

10:00 AM: Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United (Premier League) — NBCSN

11:00 AM: København vs. AaB (Danish SuperLiga) — ESPN+

11:30 AM: Borussia Dortmund vs. Mainz 05 (Bundesliga) — FS2

12:00 PM: Napoli vs. Juventus (Coppa Italia final) — ESPN

12:15 PM: Manchester City vs. Arsenal (Premier League) — NBCSN

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