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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, August 5, 2015

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The heat continues to turn up here in Dallas.

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Seeing how the weather forecast for the next week is 104+, it may be a good thing that FC Dallas is off this weekend.

// FC Dallas //

Why the bye week comes at the right time for FCD | Dallas Morning News

There aren't a ton of injuries or anything of that nature that FCD is dealing with this time around but just getting a break from the action is a good thing for this group.

Vote for Hedges as MLS POTM | FCDallas.com

Matt Hedges is one of the five players nominated for MLS Player of the Month for July. Go vote!

// MLS //

RSL is off an running in the CCL with road win | MLSSoccer.com

Nice to see a MLS side get off to the right foot in the CCL here as RSL picked up a big road win in Guatemala last night.

What a Najar transfer would mean for DCU | Black and Red United

It looks as though former DCU HGP Andy Najar could be on the move, which means his original club could stand to pick up some money in the process.

Seattle signs Austrian midfielder | Sounder at Heart

Seattle picks up Andrea Ivanschitz yesterday...which immediately sparked a great Twitter debate.

Timbers down Seattle in Twitter beed | Sounder at Heart

Yes, it was some poop jokes that got it going but in the end it appears that Portland may have gotten the best of their northern rivals.

Columbus trade second round pick for McInerney | Massive Report

A second round pick for Jack Mac? Seriously? I'm fairly certain FCD could have used him over someone like David Texeira but man good pick up for the Crew as they try to reach the post season here.

Vancouver and Seattle weigh CCL priority | Fox Soccer

Crazy that these two are in the same CCL group this year but that was the way the cookie crumbled. Hopefully it wears both of them out over the next month or so.

Dos Santos to debut in CCL | ESPNFC.com

Sadly, Toyota Stadium won't be the place where Gio dos Santos makes his debut with the Galaxy. Still, I hope the place it packed to capacity next week to help prove to the Hunts how important a big named Mexican player can be for a club.