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Home > Soccer America Daily > Friday, April 29, 2016
If U.S. women's national team players want to show off their clout to make their case for increased pay from U.S. Soccer, they need to go no farther than an experiment held on Saturday. Alex Morgan's Facebook page (with 2.7 million likes) was used to stream her first NWSL game ... Read the whole story
A surprise pitchman at Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis' Thursday meeting with Las Vegas government officials to discuss a proposed Las Vegas dome stadium was David Beckham. Does that mean he's abandoning plans for a Miami soccer stadium? Not so fast. Read the whole story
The hound who ran onto the field during a Copa Libertadores game seemed especially happy to meet the Deportivo Tachira goalkeeper Jose Contreras and planted kisses on the face of UNAM Pumas' Gerardo Alcoba, who carried off the dog. Read the whole story
FC Dallas, which plays at the New York Red Bulls in a battle of 2015 conference runners-up on Friday, opens the weekend with the best record in MLS at 5-2-2 and 17 points. But it is coming off a 3-0 loss at Vancouver and will look to avoid a repeat ... Read the whole story
One of five Saturday afternoon matches features the Montreal Impact, first in the Eastern Conference, against the Colorado Rapids, second in the Eastern Conference. Two early-season surprises, Philadelphia and San Jose, also meet in afternoon play. Read the whole story
Jess Fishlock, an NWSL Best XI pick in each of her three seasons with the Seattle Reign, will be sidelined with a fractured tibia suffered in the Reign's 3-0 win at Boston last Saturday. The only good news is that the Welsh international will miss just 4-6 weeks. The Reign ... Read the whole story
The Brad Friedel-coached U.S. U-19 men's national team, having already clinched a spot in the Slovakia Cup final against Russia, fell, 3-1, in its final group game of the tourney to the host. Read the whole story


What They're Saying: Seattle Sounders sports scientist Dave Tenney

"One of the biggest red flags we have is guys that have kids. Almost across the board, guys would have their first child and then end up having some sort of soft-tissue issue not soon after, because they go from getting 8-9 hours sleep a night to all of a sudden getting 4-6 hours of sleep a night. -- Dave Tenney, manager of performance and sports science for the Seattle Sounders, who track their players' sleep patterns with high-tech wristwatches. (MLSSoccer.com) ...More

What They're Saying: Tweet from Argentine club Tigre

"Carrying the club inside you won't just be a metaphor." -- Tweet from Argentine club Tigre on its plan to offer fans implantable microchips that will open the stadium turnstiles on match days, no ticket or ID required. ("I carry you inside me!" is a famous Argentine soccer chant.) (AFP) ...More


What's going on with Pep's Bayern lineup decisions?

Pep Guardiola will leave Bayern Munich, having won three straight Bundesliga titles, but Bayern is in danger of again exiting the Champions League before the final. And the German media won't make the Spanish coach forget it if Bayern doesn't overcome the 1-0 deficit against Atletico Madrid after Wednesday's first leg. ...More


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