"I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. … So, early in my life, I had learned that if you want something, you had better make some noise. … To me, the thing that is worse than death is betrayal."
-- Three quotes attributed to Malcolm X that recently appeared on the Instagram page of Seattle Sounders striker Eddie Johnson, who was seen angrily leaving Sounders practice on Tuesday and was absent Wednesday. Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said, "Eddie’s absence today at training was basically my decision." (The News Tribune)