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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Seattle had a friendly last night, will it matter come Saturday?

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The FIFA international game day for March is here as the United States is getting set to take on Denmark this afternoon. But before that kicks off, lets get into some morning links.

// FC Dallas //

The 'FC' now actually stands for Football Club | 3rd Degree

You have to love it when new merchandise comes out and makes you question what it means. Well, now we know.

Pareja ready for the challenge this weekend | Dallas Morning News

With a few international callups, Oscar Pareja is looking to figure out where to play folks. Our lineup selection series will be out today, so you can play the role of Papi later on.

If it is March, then FCD is the hot team in MLS | Soccer Gods

This one is a couple days old now but it is still worth the read on how FCD continues to open up their seasons with a lot of wins. Just ignore that last paragraph.

// MLS //

The team nobody wanted | Northern Pitch

Need more details on why MLS is going to Minnesota, here is a nice back story on the journey their fans have taken to get to this point.

Dynamo to partner with NBA D-League team for USL squad |

That is kind of a new approach to getting a USL team, but hey, I applaud Houston for getting it to happen here.

Dempsey's injury may not be so bad after all | Sounder at Heart

True, but he still won't be in Frisco this weekend.

Sounders draw Tijuana | Sounder at Heart

Not a ton to take away from this game for our purposes. Seattle did use a couple of their main guys for 45-60 minutes in this one but other than that it was a typical friendly.

Cameron Porter out 6-9 months | Mount Royal Soccer

Man that is rough. For a guy to be such a big hero in one game, to suffering a massive setback in his young career is just terrible to see. Stupid turf.

Jose Villareal passes on U23 call to remain with LA |

Interesting move by the young guy but I can't blame him considering how well he is playing so far this season with LA and given their amount of folks being called up this week as well.

Beckham set to have important news by the summer | Miami Herald

This is starting to be one of those "believe it when you see it" things but right now MLS looks super focused on getting Miami on track here.

Can the Cosmos really kill the NASL twice? |

I don't normally link to stuff on BS but this is one of those rare cases that it made sense. A lot of truth was made in this piece and it is something I am starting to firmly believe. The writing is on the wall here.

We're waiting on the USMNT to do anything encouraging here |

Co-signed. Seriously, I don't want to see flat play out of the US today or this weekend against Switzerland.

Alright, that appears to be it for now. What do you have to say today?