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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, December 15, 2015

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Halfway through the month, only 10 more days until Christmas!

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We're moving quickly along here in the MLS offseason.

// FC Dallas //

Vote Mo and Vic for the MLS social media awards | FCDallas.com

Your favorite FCD bros are up for some new award. I think I'm getting too old to even understand what it is for.

// MLS //

Mapp signs with Sporting KC | The Blue Testament

Who had Justin Mapp as the first free agent to sign? My money was on Drew Moor to be that first one. Still, Mapp is a quality player when healthy that will make Sporting a tough team to deal with next year.

Looking at how Mapp became the first free agent to sign | MLSSoccer.com

There is some good bits in this on how wild the offseason has already been in MLS. This also looks at whether or not FCD will get their man this offseason.

Is dos Santos a bad fit for LA? | LAG Confidential

Funny how everyone was signing the praises of this move a few months ago are now questioning if it is still a good thing. I think an offseason program with LA and preseason camps will help change things in LA for guys like Gio and Steven Gerrard. Then again, maybe they'll both be DP busts.

Jordon Morris sure looks ready to turn pro | Sounder at Heart

I'd argue that no one has dominated the college soccer scene as much as Morris did in some time. He needs to turn pro this winter and figure out his next steps.

Toronto in the mix for Will Johnson | Waking the Red

Two teams appear in the running for Johnson, who fell way out of favor in Portland this fall. Toronto and Chicago both seem like good fits for him, I'd lean more towards him doing better in Toronto than Chicago though.

MLS Wrap: Morris, HGPs and Omar | Goal.com

There is a ton in this piece on the likes of Morris, some HGPs in other markets that may be signed this offseason and looking at how LA is trying to figure out how to keeper Omar Gonzalez.