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Big D Daily: News for Monday, September 1, 2014

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A special Labor Day edition of the news.

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Today is Labor Day in America, which usually means the last day of summer for most. We'll get more into the latest FC Dallas game but first some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Injuries and suspensions finally take their toll | MLSSoccer.com

The team didn't look that bad but they also didn't look great on Saturday. But this is a good result to learn from in the long run.

FCD community mourns Fino | FCDallas.com

Such a tragic loss for the soccer community late last week as one of FCD's budding stars in the academy passed away.

// MLS //

Seven MLS players that are worthy of a one-name status | MLSSoccer.com

Can you guess which FCD player is on this list?

Hunt for Red November | MLSSoccer.com

Plenty of good comments on this past weekend in MLS in this piece.

Toronto dumps Nelsen and the rest of his coaching staff | Waking The Red

Nothing like Toronto deciding with 10 games left on the year to do a whole sale coaching change. Never change TFC, never change.

Could Toronto sell Defoe? | Waking The Red

Lots of Toronto news today, but this one is big if it comes true. Rumors and reports are swirling around that Jermain Defoe could be sold back to a club in the EPL for $11 million.

Galaxy quest continues as LA hammers Chivas | MLSSoccer.com

Here is yet another big win for LA.

MLS Roundup, Week 25 | Fox Soccer

A lot of wild results this past weekend when you look back on it.