clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Women's World Cup is under way for the US.

USA TODAY Sports Images

While the US Women got off to a hot start in Canada yesterday, the US men are getting ready for a battle with Germany.

// FC Dallas //

Trio of FCD players join national teams this week |

Losing Tesho and Mo hurts quite a bit here. As much as I hate seeing them go for a week or so, it is awfully exciting to see them get national team call ups here.

FCD academy splits matches with Dynamo |

Yesterday afternoon saw the U-18 and U-16 get their final games of the regular season in against Houston. Up next is a visit to the playoffs.

// MLS //

Instant replay for Week 14 |

Simon Borg had no issue with any of the red cards on Sunday. And to be fair, the most I look at Je-Vaughn Watson's, the more I tend to lean on the fact that it was the right call. The whole 'endangerment of opponent's safety' thing is pretty clear in that one to me.

DCU and DC government agree on final stadium deal |

Just get the shovels in the dirt already.

Chesters' woes fall to the feet of the Union and others | Brotherly Game

While the Union have done what they can in Chester, there is still a lot to be done to get that community going again.

Atlanta club's name and look coming soon |

Come on Atlanta, lets not pick a silly or stupid name for your MLS club.

// FIFA //

John Oliver makes good on Bud Light Lime |

He wore the ugly shoes, took a bite out of every thing on the dollar menu at McDonalds (that may be worse to me than the Bud Light Lime), and lastly he drank a whole Bud Light Lime and said it was delicious. The best was seeing he's reaction to how he didn't think it through enough because he truly didn't believe it would happen.

// Women's WC //

Rapinoe carries US team to 3-1 victory |

For the most of the first half, the Australian women were the better side but the US found a way to make it their game and control the second half in a manner that you'd expect them to.

The most iconic photo in women's soccer was almost never taken | Deadspin

This is a long read but a good one for those that are into the Women's World Cup at the moment.

Hope Solo legal trouble pops up again |

We all expected some Hope Solo drama at this World Cup, but she handled it all like a pro on the field yesterday.

Why isn't Texas producing any USWNT players? | Dallas Morning News

Zero players from Texas on this year's roster. That is kind of hard to believe given the talent in this state with soccer.