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Big D Daily: News for Monday, June 15, 2015

The long road trip is nearly over.

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It is time for a new week and hopefully a new lease on some positives from FC Dallas.

// FC Dallas //

FCD rue trend of missed opportunities |

Isn't the old quote 'you miss a 100% of the shots you don't take'...or something like that. Well right now FCD is missing any shot that they take. Either way, it hasn't been pretty to watch.

// MLS //

Thoughts from MLS Week 15 |

Matt Doyle checks in with some thoughts on Kaka in Orlando, how New England won their game and a quick note on how Obafemi Martins handled FC Dallas on Saturday night.

Kaka and Orlando down DCU | The Mane Land

Last night's Sunday game was a pretty good one that saw Orlando pull the big upset.

Jones to miss two months with surgery | The Bent Musket

That is a fairly big loss for New England but he should return in time for a good late summer run towards the playoffs.

Bradley's success is built on his emotions | Fusion

Good ol' Bobby Warshaw checks in with this piece on the general for TFC and the USMNT.

// Women's World Cup //

Turf is costing the US goals according to Wambach | ESPNFC

In a small way I agree with her but I kind of see this like the old video game problem we had growing up, 'its the damn controller".

Costa Rica is playing role of spoiler |

Funny how the Costa Rican men did the same thing last year in Brazil and now the women are playing in their first World Cup and are doing rather well for themselves.

// FIFA //

Blatter reconsidering his resignation |

Why do I get the sense he will pull a Brett Favre several times here before actually resigning?

The man who led the IOC probe says it may be too late for FIFA | AP News

I'm pretty sure some folks said the same thing about the IOC before it was busted up.

// Copa America //

Venezuela pulls big upset over Colombia |

That's no bueno for the Colombians.

Mattocks impresses but Jamaica drops first game |

No Je-Vaughn Watson in this one for Jamaica as he arrived late in Chile for the tournament.