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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The US picked up a big win last night in Chicago.

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A win last night seems to put the United States back on track in Copa America.

// FC Dallas //

FCD welcomes break before resuming MLS play | Dallas Morning News

FCD is one of the few teams in the league that has played nearly half of their schedule so far. So to have this break right now is probably a very welcome thing for both the health side of things and just to get a little mental break as well.

Hunts welcome HOF card exhibit to Canton |

From the look and sound of things, the Hunts are just super passionate people about everything Hall of Fame these days.

Was the draw against Houston a positive or a negative? | Dallas Soccer News

There are definitely a couple ways to look at it but my gut continues to point to the negative side of things even with all things considered regarding the weather last week.

// MLS //

Wade Barrett named interim coach | Dynamo Theory

I honestly did not realize that Barrett wasn't the official interim coach last week when Houston was in town. Now the gig is his until the end of the year.

// Copa America //

Gamble pays off big for USMNT |

A 4-0 route was pretty solid to see last night out of the US. Not only was it against a pretty quality team in Costa Rica but it proved that this team can indeed do it.

US shows itself in rout |

If last night's team is the true US team that we all think we know, then I want more of it.

Jones turned the clock back as the best player for the US | Fox Soccer

There really is something about a midfield with Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones. When it works, it works so damn well. Jones really is having a special year right now though between his play in Colorado and looking like a big time leader with this US squad.

Soccer is better when James Rodriguez is at his best |

I can't say I disagree with this at all. Colombia is more fun to watch when he is out on the field and last night proved it as he helped guide them to a 2-1 win.

// Euros //

Full Euro 2016 preview |

We don't talk a ton of European soccer in this daily link thread but our parent site put out this amazing preview for this summer's Euros. Which begs me to ask, who are you rooting for? Who are you expecting to win?