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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

MLS does the right thing with Ale Bedoya.

MLS: FC Dallas at Orlando City SC Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports

The week rolls on here as we get more into seeing FC Dallas prepare for Minnesota this weekend. Let’s get into some links first.

// FC Dallas //

Vote: Who was FC Dallas’ top player against Orlando City? - Big D Soccer
Well, the goal drought continues, but Tesho can still score. Who will you vote for this week?

Let’s rant about FC Dallas’ loss at Orlando City - Big D Soccer
Remember that Tesho guy that played with us a few years back? Yeah, he seems to be doing alright these days.

// MLS //

Alejandro Bedoya lauded for statement against gun violence, won't be fined |
Technically he didn't violate any FIFA rules with this outburst on the field. No t-shirt with a political statement. No inciting the crowd to get rowdy (the couldn't hear it in the stands).

Warshaw: Players (and management) on all 24 teams who have to step up |
I do love Warshaw's honesty here with FCD (and a few other teams for that matter). But he's spot on, as usual, with his assessment of FCD.

Rumors swirl around Wayne Rooney’s future at D.C. United - Black And Red United
Well, that isn't a good look for DCU here after coming off a pretty ugly loss to Philly at home over the weekend. I never did think Rooney would 'finish things out' in MLS though. So this doesn't shock me.

Bogert: Rossi's honesty, Minnesota's plan and more Week 22 Highs and Lows |
My favorite quote in this entire piece deals with what a penalty kick is...or isn't these days.

Peñarol claims Brian Rodriguez to LAFC transfer is back on - Angels on Parade
LAFC also looks to close out the transfer window with a massive signing.

Emanuel Cecchini reportedly coming to Seattle today - Sounder At Heart
Seattle looks to close out the transfer window with another late addition.

New coach Ron Jans hopes to lay groundwork for FC Cincinnati's success |
He's got a fairly long way to go here to get this club heading in the right direction.

ASN article: Week 22 leaves everything up for grabs in chaotic MLS action
Week 22 in MLS felt like Peak MLS at times. Wild games. Crazy calls. Plenty of drama.

Twellman: MLS needs to take training wheels off in next CBA - ESPNFC
Taylor Twellman explains why MLS' single-entity system needs to change in the next CBA. This winter is going to be an interesting one. Let's just say that.