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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, December 8, 2016

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MLS Cup is almost here.

The final game of 2016 is just a matter of days away now.

// FC Dallas //

Additional TAM and what it means for FCD | Big D Soccer

New TAM is being released to all the clubs according to a report. While it may not seem like a big deal, it kind of is.

FCD Goals of the Year: Round 1 | Big D Soccer

Our annual goals of the year bracket is out. The first poll sees a long range blast against a lovely route one goal. Vote. Vote. Vote.

Upgrades happening around Toyota Stadium | FCDallas.com

New audio and video upgrades are underway at the stadium. Really exciting stuff to go on the north side of the stadium while the HOF construction continues on the south end.

Clavijo looking to find replacement for Diaz | FCDallas.com

Fernando Clavijo is saying what most of us were thinking the club should do this winter, find a replacement for Mauro Diaz.

// MLS //

Rejuvenated Moor excited to anchor TFC’s Cup run | MLSSoccer.com

If there is one guy to root for from a Dallas perspective on Saturday, it is Drew Moor. I know I’ll be pulling for him.

Who will win MLS Cup? | ESPNFC

My gut tells me this one could go to extra time.

MLS players have brought out the best in Michael Bradley | Waking the Red

He certainly seems a bit happier here than I thought he would be but winning and advancing to a Cup final would do that for about anyone.

One and done for Donovan | SI.com

Yes, we all figured Landon Donovan was only a rental for a couple months but the big news in this piece is LA is going to promote Curt Onaflo to manager from Los Dos. Such a bad hire.

Atlanta close to acquiring Parkhurst | Goal.com

Some folks have been vocal about the lack of defensive signings for Atlanta thus far, but this one is a good start. A veteran center back that can have the defense built around him.

Atlanta also looking at three Argentine players | Dirty South Soccer

No surprise to see Atlanta looking at their coach’s old club down in Argentina for additional players.

Time for Nagbe to make the jump to Europe | Goal.com

You know, in a way I can’t disagree with this.

DCU’s stadium design is much improved | Black and Red United

No new renderings to glance at here (at least I don’t think so), but just an overview on what really is changing.

The 10 worst DPs in MLS history | Fox Soccer

Yep, number one will likely remain number one for a long time.