Friday morning: What's in the news ...

1. U.S. national team defender Reggie Cannon has signed a four-year contract extension with FC Dallas. The 21-year-old Cannon is a Homegrown product and signed with FC Dallas in 2017 after one season at UCLA. He is starting at right back for his third MLS season. Yahoo Sports reported that the new contract includes a release clause for Cannon, who has 11 U.S. caps. His previous deal was set to expire at the end of the 2020 season. According to the MLS Players Association 2019 players salary survey, Cannon earned $80,250 in guaranteed compensation.

2. The Chattanooga Red Wolves granted naming rights to CHI Memorial Hospital for the 5,500-seat stadium they are building as the anchor of a $125 million development in nearby East Ridge. The Red Wolves will open their second season in USL League One at Greenville on March 27. No date has been confirmed for their first game at their new stadium. The first home game is scheduled for April 25 against Richmond.

3. The Chicago Fire has reached an agreement with Forward Madison FC to be its USL affiliate for the 2020 season. The agreement allows the Fire to send first-team pros and academy players to Madison, which is entering its second season in USL League One. The Flamingos had an affiliation agreement with Minnesota United in 2019. The Fire worked with Indy Eleven last season.
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