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Grant Wahl
How fast is Seattle's (and soon Tottenham's) DeAndre Yedlin? This is incredible mediacru.sh/Od4R13ngtp_- (via @Unsilent)
Bruce Arena vs. Don Garber, who ya got? Commish levies fine, Arena turns to attorney wapo.st/1o3cJM5 #mls
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Biggest news to me in this piece: Only 1 in 15 or 20 hotel guests tips the person who cleans their room nymag.com/daily/intellig…
Told Garber I was bummed out about fining Arena because his rants are highly entertaining. Then again, doubt this will stop Arena in future.
"Major fine" coming to LA's Bruce Arena for criticizing MLS over Kljestan deal, commissioner Don Garber tells SI si.com/soccer/planet-…
Terracotta Suarez-biting-Chiellini statues, from the streets of Naples, care of @mattrodbard. Amazing. pic.twitter.com/VD1HKUiF8i
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Saw firsthand last year how hard Gus Johnson worked on soccer. Admired that.
Gus Johnson steps down as Fox Sports' top soccer announcer. Reporting by @richarddeitsch si.com/planet-futbol/…
Blatter & fellow Fifa bosses will now be forced to hand $25k watches back after The Sunday Times uncovered secret gift they got in Brazil
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BUT times are a-changing. Three cheers for the principled exec committee members from Jordan, Aus & US who handed watch back & reported it
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@Trodonaspike @owen_g D'Hooghe of Belgium said he gave his to a relative because "I can't wear 25 watches"
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So, how did Fifa respond when we confronted them over $25k watches pocketed by their execs against the rules?
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USWNT in action tonight vs Mexico, 9:30 pm ET on US Soccer website.
For AM readers, Abby Wambach's lead anecdote about Sepp Blatter is a doozy in my story on sexism & FIFA si.com/soccer/planet-…
Welcome back, Premier League. (And welcome back, @kylemartino.)
Terrific game for neutrals tonight in Seattle 3, Salt Lake 2. Anyone back for Arsenal-Man City in 6.5 hours?
Often wonder if they should add a degree-of-difficulty multiplier for MLS West games, points-wise, given how much higher-level they are.
Aside from Alan Gordon (eternal), Joao Plata might be my favorite player in Major League Soccer.
Starting to wonder if my pick of New England to win MLS Cup was ... Revolutionary.
Oba Martins and Clint Dempsey like an upgrade of the old Chicago Damani Ralph-Ante Razov combo (and a lot more expensive).
Lamar Neagle, fantastic, sir. Holding off going to bed.
Idea for a short story: Solid-but-down-at-heels US soccer broadcaster adopts British accent, turns a lot more popular with TV execs.
Watching JP Della Camera & @OriginalWinger on the call of SEA-RSL is a pleasure. Two of the best, US-made.
Almost done with season 2 of The Killing. Can't escape that Det. Holder is @jeffpearlman (in a good way).
SI's @BrianStraus with the scoop: Chivas USA may sit out 2015, MLS may go with 20 teams next year si.com/soccer/planet-…
On vacation for the next week. Limited tweets.
If you don't want to watch the NFL right now, there's Seattle-Salt Lake MLS at 10:30 pm ET & Arsenal-Man City at 7:30 am, both NBCSN.
The @Arsenal men & @ArsenalLadies 1st teams took a combined squad photo. It's the only cool sports thing of the week. pic.twitter.com/Ka7x29GgHR
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Leiweke at Ryerson on Jermain Defoe: "I personally don't think he will come back. If he doesn't want to be here you get rid of him."
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The lead anecdote from Abby Wambach on Sepp Blatter in this story on sexism in FIFA will blow your mind si.com/soccer/planet-…
Context on WWC turf war: Sexism still a big part of FIFA. Let @AbbyWambach @JulieFoudy @AlexandraWrage tell you si.com/soccer/planet-…
Absolutely majestic. RT @PhilHecken: The new 1860 Munich Oktoberfest Shirt, inspired by traditional Bavarian dress: pic.twitter.com/Pz5NoAzdg3
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And so it begins? Four star wide receiver with offers from Alabama, FSU & more chooses soccer instead of football on.si.com/1qKv596
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Maybe Van Gaal can experiment with a 2-man back line now that Phil Jones is out for a month?
Good story on Spurs-bound Seattleite DeAndre Yedlin seattletimes.com/html/localnews… (via @nrarmour)
Trying to imagine Ben Olsen huddling with referee Mark Geiger next to a video monitor after challenging the Espíndola red card on Wednesday.
SI: MLS tells FIFA it wants to be 1st pro soccer league to experiment with video-replay challenges of referee calls si.com/soccer/planet-…
Terrific from @donaldgmcrae: Cruyff on Van Gaal at Manchester United gu.com/p/4xgbk/tw
MLS's Don Garber: NFL scandal brings domestic violence issue to the forefront for sports leagues, society si.com/soccer/planet-…
Riding a @CitibikeNYC down Broadway from 42nd to the Flatiron around sunset=an underrated NYC pleasure.
See the view from the top of 1 World Trade Center, 13 years after 9/11 time.com/wtc pic.twitter.com/28GGrjZNRl
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SI.com: Don Garber signs new 5-year deal, will be MLS commissioner thru end of 2018. Now cancer-free. si.com/soccer/planet-…
Spent some time talking to the @BeyondthePitch guys about a number of topics beyondthepitch.net/podcasts/editi…
So I wrote about the development of soccer statistics, and why it's not the same as analytics: gran.tl/1CW0dYy
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“The worst and most audacious terror attack in American history.” NYT article from That Day. nyti.ms/1paKvyd pic.twitter.com/qnW0m92Sop
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Brek Shea retains the honor of best Sky car-window interview on transfer-deadline day by an American.
Brek Shea joins Birmingham City on 3-month "emergency loan." Hoping he's dropped off by an ambulance with sirens blaring.
Pleased to see that Arsenal-Man City brings the Premier League back with a bang on Saturday.
FIFA VP @AliBinAlHussein wants term limits, "real" leaders post-Blatter. This is promising stuff bigstory.ap.org/article/prince… (via @RobHarris)
Catch #TheFootballShow with Neil Barnett + Charlie Stillitano tomorrow, 7-9am ET. Guests: @GrantWahl at 7:30 and @dermotmcorrigan at 8:00!
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