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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, November 5, 2015

Is it Sunday yet?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

We're nearly there to the weekend as FC Dallas is getting ready to host Seattle.

// FC Dallas //

Ulloa working through grueling workload | Dallas Morning News

Victor Ulloa has easily been the clubs workhorse this year (yes, I would vote for him to be our season's Workhorse on here at the point we have that post). That kind of workload does add up over time and the playoffs don't make it any easier.

FCD likes their chances heading into the second leg | Dallas Soccer News

Down 2-1, going back home where they had the best home record in 2015 in MLS. Yeah, I would like my chances too.

FCD looking to silence the doubters |

Call them underdogs if you will, as long as this team plays with a chip on their shoulder, they will continue to advance in this playoff.

El Tri prospect shining in MLS |

Don't look now but people are beginning to take notice of Jesse Gonzalez's play in MLS cross the border.

// MLS //

Spurs and the city of San Antonio acquire Toyota Field | My San Antonio

Big expansion related news yesterday in Texas as the NASL's Scorpions have likely been sold here to the NBA's Spurs and the city of San Antonio. The goal is still MLS and seeing this group take charge really makes me like their chances. We may dive into what a Texas triangle for the Texas Derby might look like later on.

Scorpions owner strikes deal | Biz Journals

Now the question is what happens to the Scorpions? My gut tells me they move down to the USL before moving up to MLS.

Tactical tweaks shaping MLS Cup playoffs |

Here is a good look at some moves that were made last weekend that paid off for a couple clubs.

Dynamo squash rumors that they are shopping Torres |

Ah the denial of a rumor. Always fun to watch this process go on. I still think they are going to trade him as they look to trim some of their cap-heavy players from that roster.

Lazio scouting Perry Kitchen | Black and Red United

A young American midfielder potentially going to Italy, where have we seen this before?

DCU to unveil a new badge on December 10 | Black and Red United

Another United piece today, this one on their logo change.