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1. MLS reinstated FC Cincinnati forward Fanendo Adi following his guilty plea of reckless operation of a vehicle. He was stopped by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on March 31 and charged with traveling 102 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone and having a .124 blood alcohol count (twice the legal limit). The Nigerian Designated Player was fined $250 and given a suspended jail sentence of 30 days that will be waived after one year of good behavior. His license was suspended 180 days but allowed occupational and family driving privileges. His reinstatement follows as assessment by Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health program doctors and review by MLS of the incident.

2. The LA Galaxy's Efrain Alvarez was named to Mexico's roster for the Concacaf U-17 Championship, which begins May 1 in Bradenton, Florida. The 20-player roster includes one other American: El Paso product Santiago Munoz, who moved to Mexico's Santos after being discovered at the 2017 Alianza de Futbol showcase, where he received offers from three MLS clubs (Houston, Seattle and the Galaxy) in addition to six Mexican clubs. FC Dallas academy midfielder Diego Letayf was not named to the Mexican team.

3. Julian de Guzman has joined Canada's technical staff for the Concacaf U-17 Championship, where it opens against the USA on May 2. De Guzman, who played in MLS and the NASL in addition to stints in Germany, Spain and Greece, is the general manager of the USL's Ottawa Fury. All but two players on Canada's 20-player roster play for its three MLS teams. Goalkeeper Marc Kouadio attends Montverde Academy in Florida, and American-born Jamie Dunning is at Dutch club Feyenoord.
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