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Big D Daily: News for Monday, October 26, 2015

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The season is over and the playoffs are here.

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Well, we didn't win any silverware this week but there is still hope for a big prize at the end of the playoffs.

// FC Dallas //

Not all good came from the win | Dallas Morning News

They got the win over San Jose (their first season finale win sine 2003), but the Shield did not come to Frisco.

Pareja: In my eyes, we won it | FCDallas.com

Even though NY won on some tiebreakers, FCD easily had the tougher road to 60 points this season.

Comeback win has FCD set for playoffs | MLSSoccer.com

Hey, a 4-0-1 month in October was pretty fun to watch. Not to mention some big wins down the stretch in the final months of the season.

FCD content with win | Goal.com

Interestingly enough, had FCD won the Shield, Pareja was prepared to be pretty mum on celebrating it. Still, a win is a win, am I right?

// MLS //

NY holds off Chicago's late rally for Shield clinching win | Once a Metro

Congrats to NY though. They did earn the points this season to get them to this place. I do take some solace in knowing that Shield winners rarely win the MLS Cup.

Decision Day a wild success | SI.com

The first go of this type of season finale was indeed fun. My ADD was running wild with so many games going on at once.

Decision Day lives up to the billing | ESPNFC.com

Yep, another one praising it.

Giovinco wins Golden Boot | MLSSoccer.com

He not only lead the league in goals but also in assists. That has never happened before.

Crew dominate DCU in Decision Day win | Massive Report

Holy moly. 5-0 to cap the season? Impressive Columbus, impressive.

SI: Rodriguez does Chicago no favors | Hot Time In Old Town

Things just don't look good for the Fire these days, no matter how you look at it.

MLS MVP voting a petty popularity contest | Waking the Red

A very interesting look at MVP voting, which has always been known as who scored the most goals or who is the most popular player in the league.

Minnesota announces their intention to build in St. Paul | Minnesota United

This news came down on Friday but it is important as the new MLS side in Minnesota will be in St. Paul in their own new digs.