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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, September 9, 2015

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The September international window is over and now it is time to get back to business.

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Last night's USMNT game was a bit of a stinker to say the least.

// FC Dallas //

Scarf of the month honors Bobby Rhine | FCDallas.com

I really wish and hope they don't do a limited number of these things, because I really think every FCD fan should and would want one.

Academy players train with Mexico team | FCDallas.com

This has hit the news a little bit over the last few days but how cool is it that the FCD academy squads are getting some big time training with the likes of the Mexican national team? Really cool to see that happen.

Three FCD players headline MLS team of the Week | MLSSoccer.com

No Michael Barrios? That is probably the most surprising take away from this.

Castillo comes off the bench for Colombia | MLSSoccer.com

The big news of the night for FCD fans wasn't the USMNT game and how bad it was, no, it was Fabian Castillo earning his first cap with Colombia.

// MLS //

Sounders still dealing with Schmid's health issue | Sounder at Heart

Something that went very unnoticed in probably every circle around MLS last weekend except in Washington. Sigi Schmid has been out from the team for a couple days now due to health-related matters. This could definitely be something to keep an eye on.

Olsen: We need a result | Black and Red United

DCU have been in a bit of a bad way as of late, losing several games in a row now. They face Colorado this week in search of a must-win game.

Bedoya had a move to the Union fall through | SI.com

That would have been a nice 'get' for the Philadelphia Union this summer but instead they will be left trying to figure out how their season ends, likely without a playoff trip.

Who was the best mid-season signing in MLS | ESPNFC.com

Interestingly enough the discussion is all centered around what LA did.

Garber still believes MLS will become one of the top leagues | Sky Sports

As much as I am with Don Garber on this, sometimes I wish he didn't come across as such a homer every time he spoke.

// USMNT //

More experiments but no answers for USMNT | MLSSoccer.com

Yep. I still don't know why I sat through that game last night.

USA must turn it around for Mexico game | SI.com

Right now, I don't have a ton of optimism for next month's game against Mexico.

Brazil teaches the US a lesson | Fox Soccer

I just hope Jurgen Klinsmann can take this lesson and do something positive with it.