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Big D Daily: News for Monday, October 14, 2015

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It is game day again folks!

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Time for another game day edition of your morning links as FC Dallas is getting set to host Vancouver tonight.

// FC Dallas //

Top MLS record is still the goal | Dallas Morning News

Like it was said in this piece, there are still nine points on the table for FCD right now. Get all of those points and anything is truly possible for this club.

Watch the HoF announcement live | FCDallas.com

Today is also a big day as the club and US Soccer unveil the plans for Toyota Stadium and the new Hall of Fame center that will be built there. If you're going to be stuck at work like me, here is where you need to go to watch it.

// MLS //

Pedro Morales likely done for the season | Eighty Six Forever

The Vancouver captain likely won't play tonight in Frisco but it is also possible he won't play again this season for the Caps. From the sounds of things, there are quite a few players on the Vancouver injury report for tonight.

Playoff forecaster shows odds for MLS teams | ESPNFC (Insider)

I know this is a paid link for some of you but I'll do my best to sum it up. Basically, the Shield is New York's to lose, something I've been saying for a few weeks now. In the West, FCD has a 82% chance right now at a top two seed with that likely to increase with a win tonight. I'm also laughing at Houston's 2% chance to even make the playoffs.

Beckham wants to emulate Man United | Goal.com

Of course he does but dude, you have to get that stadium deal worked out there in Miami first.

// USMNT //

More problems, less solutions for the US right now | MLSSoccer.com

Yet another black mark on the year last night for the US as they lost at home to Costa Rica in a friendly match. Yeah, I don't have too many words to describe that result.

I love America and soccer but not US soccer | Sounder at Heart

Just the headline sums up how I feel these days about the national team. I mean, I just don't get excited for US game anymore.

US survive qualifying but now face difficult playoff match | MLSSoccer.com

The US looked better last night in Salt Lake as they downed Canada 2-0 in the third place game of Olympic qualifying but now they'll have to deal with Colombia in a two-game series next March to move on to Rio in the summer.