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The USL side fire their manager, the former USMNT player. They do have a great jerseys.

Las Vegas Lights v New Mexico United Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images

Hull City is without their captain and former USMNTer, Eric Lichaj, as the leagues come -back. Alphonso Davies really is the fastest player in the Bundesliga. NWSL might add an LA side finally. And Crystal Dunn talks about being scared to kneel.

MLS/USL

In the latest edition of Audi 1v1, Charles Boehm looks at how residency programs are transforming the look of MLS academies. Audi 1v1: Residency programs broaden the scope, depth of MLS academies | MLSsoccer.com

I’ve been stuck in a time warp with video games for most of my life Pong, Baseball Stars, hard to play soccer games and the passage of time - Brotherly Game

Former MLS Rookie of the Year returns after long stint in Belgium. LAFC sign defender Andy Najar - Angels on Parade

USL Championship side Las Vegas Lights fired manager and former United States international Eric Wynalda late on Wednesday. Las Vegas Lights and Eric Wynalda part ways after one season in charge

The Canadian roadrunner broke Bayern’s target Achraf Hakimi speed record during the last match. Alphonso Davies breaks Bundesliga speed record during last match - Bavarian Football Works

Because MLB can’t get its act together, MLS is staring at weeks with no other major men’s American sports league playing games. That could be significant for its growth. MLB labor strife is a big chance for MLS

Now that we know the format and the groups have been drawn, it’s time to go ahead and actually start wondering about who might win the MLS is Back Tournament. (insert other things here) and then “the Sounders should be on everybody’s shortlist of favorites.” Top 6 teams best equipped to win MLS is Back Tournament | Greg Seltzer | MLSsoccer.com

It launches as Juneteenth approaches. Staff will have a paid, floating day off to volunteer and serve towards a cause of their choice. United Soccer League Announces ‘Impact Day’ Initiative

NWSL

Contrary to expectations, the potential new ownership group is not affiliated with an MLS club. NWSL in talks with ownership group to add Los Angeles expansion team – The Athletic

The Washington Spirit name was a shoo-in from the start of the process as the NWSL took shape in 2012. The final logo? That’s a different story. NWSL Beginnings: Creating ‘Spirit’ and rethinking the look – Equalizer Soccer ($)

USA

Hull loses their captain for the season re-start. Eric Lichaj says goodbye to Hull City - Stars and Stripes FC

Crystal Dunn said she was “scared” to kneel alongside Megan Rapinoe when her teammate protested racism and police brutality back in 2016. USWNT's Crystal Dunn feared being dropped if she joined Megan Rapinoe's kneeling protest

A great header to bring Schalke within one. Watch: Weston McKennie heads home goal for Schalke - Stars and Stripes FC

World

EIGHT. CONSECUTIVE. MEISTERSCHALES! BREAKING: Bayern Munich clinches 8th consecutive Bundesliga title with 1-0 win over Werder Bremen - Bavarian Football Works

Aston Villa and Sheffield United restarted the Premier League with a strong statement of support against racism by kneeling after the whistle. Aston Villa, Sheffield Utd players take a knee to support Black Lives Matter in EPL return

The mini-tournament will run from Aug. 12-23, with the round-of-16 matches completed Aug. 7-8. Lisbon to host Champions League mini tournament, final in August