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Big D Daily: News for Friday, May 26, 2017

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Welp. Another loss.

There is no time to dwell in last night’s result as FC Dallas quickly returns home to face Houston on Sunday.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas drops second straight game, 2-1 to Chicago Fire | Big D Soccer
A wild ten minutes sees FC Dallas lose their first road game of 2017. In a way we shouldn't be overly shocked by this result, we played a massively different roster and came close to getting a result.

WHAT WE LEARNED: Three Takeaways from FC Dallas' Loss to Chicago | FC Dallas
Seeing Roland Lamah and Cristian Colman both get their name on the scoresheet was a positive part of the loss. The goal wasn't pretty but they count all the same.

Defender Walker Hume Overcomes Opening Jitters in MLS Debut Against Chicago | FC Dallas
Hume certainly had some issues early on but as the game settled in, he looked fine.

Bobby Warshaw: Rivalries are a different experience in Texas |
Our old pal give us his take on what made the Texas Derby fun to play in and watch.

Dynamo's A.J. DeLaGarza says he stands by FC Dallas burn | Houston Chronicle
I found this little Twitter exchange a while back funny. Now we'll get to see how DeLaGarza really feels about this rivalry on Sunday.

// MLS //

Stejskal: Dempsey decision looms | Year of the Newcomer | Nikolic's hot run |
Would people here still take Clint Dempsey if he were a viable option at the right price?

From A(gudelo) to Z(ardes): The 7 best Homegrown Players in MLS history | FourFourTwo
So no Kellyn Acosta on this list? For shame. For shame.

Head start, fewer limits keep Mexican academies ahead of MLS development | FourFourTwo
Money continues to be the driving force behind why MLS is behind Liga MX in almost all categories.

Media Microscope: Ex-athletes navigate a tricky transition to become TV analysts -
"You get paid for your opinion," is an interesting thought from Taylor Twellman as he reflected on how he went into TV.

Does David Beckham deserve to be in the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame? | ESPN FC
You put him in without any question. Even inducting him draws good attention to the HOF.

Javier Hernandez salary demands too high for MLS club LAFC | ESPN FC
More than $10m is kind of crazy for anyone to come to MLS right now but I still think it makes sense for Chicharito.