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Big D Daily: News for Monday, October 15, 2018

FC Dallas drops points in DC, while the Crew land a big victory off the field.

MLS: FC Dallas at D.C. United Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The weekend didn’t go so well for FC Dallas but with two games left on the schedule, they can still lock up a top spot soon enough. But first, let’s dive into some links.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas has old problem pop up in loss against D.C United - Big D Soccer
Dallas has year-old problems popping back up again in their loss to DCU.

POSTGAME: Oscar Pareja on FC Dallas' 0-1 loss against D.C. United | FC Dallas
Oscar wasn't too thrilled with how the result ended up in DC.

INTERNATIONAL: Maynor Figueroa and Carlos Gruezo Make International Appearances, Reggie Cannon Still Awaits First USMNT Cap | FC Dallas
Carlos and Maynor got minutes over the weekend in the Middle East while Reggie is still hoping to see the field on Tuesday.

// MLS //

Rooney: DC United "thriving on pressure" as playoff hunt nears fruition |
Again I will say, the schedule set DCU up very nicely this year to make a run just like they are doing.

Russell Canouse heads D.C. United past FC Dallas - Black And Red United
A scrappy goal lead the a DCU win on Saturday. That is just how those things happen sometimes.

Cleveland Browns owners emerge as potential buyers of Columbus Crew SC |
The big news of Friday came out of Ohio as the Crew will stay put.

Columbus Crew SC players react to learning the team is nearly saved - Massive Report
Players returned to training on Saturday morning following an action packed 24 hours.

Misson accomplished: Saved The Crew - Massive Report
I'm thrilled for my friends in Ohio that get to see their team saved and likely a new stadium come together in the process.

Columbus Crew SC poised for their biggest win of the year: staying in Ohio | ESPNFC
After a long battle, it looks like Columbus Crew SC are staying following news on Friday in which everyone involved, including MLS, seems to win.

Sacramento's Major League Soccer bid dealt another blow | Pro Soccer USA
Crazy thing to think that they've gone from a sure thing to pretty much 'not happening' over the span of a year.

Stejskal: Veljko Paunovic eyeing return to Chicago Fire in 2019 |
I can't tell if the Fire are being smart by keeping him for another year or if they are idiots for trying to let this drag out another year.