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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, March 19, 2015

FC Dallas gets set to leave for the city of Brotherly Love today.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

One more day of training before FC Dallas sets off on their first road trip of the season. We have plenty on the game with Philadelphia coming up but first here are your morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Scouting the enemy | Dallas Beer Guardians

Our favorite beer drinkers are getting into the blogging game. Here is their preview of tomorrow's match with a look at the Union.

Pareja: Diaz reminds me of myself |

Hearing Oscar Pareja say things like this about Mauro Diaz really makes me want to go back to some old Burn highlights and watch Oscar play again.

// MLS //

High Five from around MLS |

Steve Davis checks in with his weekly post, which does talk a good deal about FCD's quick 2-0-0 start.

Impact win opening leg of CCL semis |

A 2-0 win at home is one thing but going to Costa Rica next time out will be a different story. Still, like I asked yesterday, is anyone going to even notice Montreal if they make it all the way to the CCL finals? And will we even root the same for them as we did for RSL a few years back?

MLS suspends Sporting fitness coach | The Blue Testament

At least MLS is getting consistent with this stuff. Does this mean FCD can say they invented fitness coaches getting suspended or was that a Seattle thing first?

Is there a generation gap in Orlando's crowd? | The Mane Lane

I feel like this is pretty evident in most MLS crowds and a lot of it depends on where you sit in the stadium.

Rapids get new jersey sponsor | Colorado Rapids

You know that tall pointy building in San Francisco? Well, now it is on the Rapids' jerseys. Fun.

Burns and Lalas, 20 years later | New England Revolution

A little throwback to the 90s here to get the morning started. Plus, Burns and Lalas sounds like a great crime fighting duo.

Alright, that's all I have. You're up.