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Big D Daily: News for Monday, November 27, 2017

Roster Decision Day is here.

MLS: Houston Dynamo at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

After a nice Thanksgiving holiday, we are back with our regular links in the morning as we begin a busy couple of weeks to wrap up the calendar year.

// FC Dallas //

Atiba Harris is likely not returning to FC Dallas - Big D Soccer
We learn of the team's roster moves today but we already have an idea of one player's plans for 2018.

ACADEMY: FC Dallas Academy Does Not Have Barriers | FC Dallas
It is good seeing the FCD academy having talent from all over.

// MLS //

Flip or flop? These are the 5 biggest renovation projects of the MLS offseason | FourFourTwo
Some might be shocked to not see FCD on this list.

The LA Galaxy scouting network needs a reset - LAG Confidential
LA has some work cut out for them this offseason.

MLS Offseason Crash Course 2: Proper and Improper Uses of Allocation Money - Dirty South Soccer
This is a rather long and interesting read but if you want to dive in more on roster building in this league, this is a good place to start.

Quakes GM Jesse Fioranelli "struck" by new head coach Mikael Stahre |
San Jose went outside the box for their latest coach. I like the move but I wonder if he can truly transform a team that was awful in the back.

Can the Dynamo come back in conference finals? - Dynamo Theory
The simple answer is no. But crazier things have happened in this league.

Toronto FC: Three reasons Greg Vanney should be named Coach of the Year - Waking The Red
Full disclosure, he had my vote.

Maybe the emotional plea isn't such a good thing for Columbus' MLS Cup hopes | FourFourTwo
Columbus is no London, but Crew SC might be America's Arsenal. Allow FourFourTwo to explain...

Let the “Robert Lewandowski to LAFC” speculation begin - Angels on Parade
Gotta love the big named Euros that still dream of coming to LA.

Stejskal: Zack Steffen, Alex Bono climbing USMNT depth chart |
The final two teams in the East have two of my most underrated keepers in the league.