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Big D Daily: News for Friday, May 20, 2016

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FC Dallas is heading to New England this weekend.

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The weekend is finally here as FC Dallas is about to go to New England to battle the Revolution.

// FC Dallas //

Who is making what in 2016 | Big D Soccer

Salaries were revealed yesterday and we finally got to see what some players were making this year. Not a ton of surprises in this either but we now know how well Fernando Clavijo and Oscar Pareja are bargain bin shopping here.

Gruezo ready for difficult Copa America | FCDallas.com

He's likely going to be the lone FCD player in next month's tournament but I wouldn't be shocked to see Carlos Gruezo do well in it.

// MLS //

2016 salary dump and you | 91st Minute

Plenty of words were written yesterday about the salary reveal but this one may have been my favorite as it quickly discussed how well FC Dallas is doing at building a young and cheap roster that wins.

Average salary on the rise in MLS | ESPNFC.com

One of the big take aways as usual is seeing how the average salary in MLS is each season. And as expected it is on the rise.

Is NY red or blue, the fans decide | MLSSoccer.com

The league's website seems to be going all out for the NY derby this weekend. Being that it is in its second year, I guess building up the hype doesn't hurt to do.

Union-DCU is nothing more than a friendly rivalry | Black and Red United

On the other hand, a rivalry series that should be a little more intense is really anything but. A lot of Union fans got started with MLS as DCU fans. Basically this 'rivalry' needs a bit of a kick to it on the field.

Which rivalry is most important in MLS | ESPNFC.com

Between the Cascadia fun, the Canadian fun, Atlantic Cup, Texas Derby, California Clasico, and any other made up derby, there is a lot to pick from in the rivalry department. It is a shame FCD and Houston aren't playing this weekend though.

Fire off to their worst start in club history | Hot Time In Old Town

I said it yesterday and I'll say it again today, I kind of feel for the Chicago fans with the way things are going there.

Zlatan may be MLS bound thanks to his wife | Goal.com

The ladies in our lives typically have the final say on a lot of things.