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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The CBA talks continue to heat up.

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday was a wild day in the CBA discussion battle in Washington. Plenty of information came out but it appears the two sides could be close. We'll dive into that later but first here are your morning links.

// FC Dallas //

Barrios could make start in season opener | Dallas Morning News

Newly acquired midfielder Michael Barrios hasn't played much with his new team this preseason but he could still be in line for a starting spot come Saturday.

Cocktails and Cleats postponed |

With more winter weather in the forecast for tomorrow, the club has decided to cancel their annual event. No word on how the team will reveal their new away jerseys just yet but I'm sure they'll do something online with it.

Oscar Pareja's digital day chat |

Yesterday was a fun one with FC Dallas holding a digital day for the fans. Oscar Pareja spent a good hour chatting it up with all the fans out there.

Season previews from Chicago to Dallas | The Guardian

Ignore the other previews if you want, just scroll down to see FC Dallas' preview here. Good stuff.

// MLS //

Impact do the impossible |

While the CBA war is raging, Montreal has done what only one MLS side had done before, beat a Mexican team in a two-legged series in the CCL. Wow. I mean a 94th minute goal to advance. Yeah, wow.

The pain, progress and passion of MLS supporters groups |

Be warned, this one is rather long. I will say though it is a solid read if you make it through. The supporter culture really has changed everything in MLS over the last decade or so.

Labor impasse is beginning to look like a real crisis | World Soccer Talk

I believe this one came out earlier in the day yesterday, but still, there were moments in the day that things looked awfully bleak in terms of a season actually starting this weekend.

MLS owners offer some sort of free agency |

It went from a wild stance on the fact that they'd never offer it to a crazy stance on 10 years of service with a club and being 32 years old. Now it appears we're inching closer to an agreement.

All the important CBA questions | Sounder at Heart

There are a lot of questions here but it really does help break down this entire thing when you read it all out like this.

Labor deal goes into the final hours |

The big thing to note is that D.C. United will play in their CCL game tonight. There had been reports that they wouldn't step out on the field.

Labor talks move closer to an agreement |

The is probably the last CBA post of last night but it doesn't sheds the most positive light on the entire subject.

Alright, that is all that we have for now. We may do our own take at the CBA stuff later this morning. What do you all think will happen?