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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone!

MLS: Philadelphia Union at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Cinco de Mayo to you all out there as we continue on here in this weird time of being indoors nearly all day. Things are slowly opening back up but I don’t know about any of you, but I am in no rush to really be out and about right now.

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FC Dallas' Reggie Cannon keeps looking forward, even as soccer and life stand still | MLSsoccer.com
The coronavirus crisis may have shut down MLS and much of human life across the planet, but Reggie Cannon remains a man in a hurry to get things done.

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Introducing "goals added," the new soccer analytics metric that values every touch of the ball | MLSsoccer.com
"Goals added" takes data from every single on-the-ball action during a game, and measures how each action by each player changes the team's probability of scoring or conceding a goal.

LA Galaxy's Dennis te Kloese: MLS restart will be complicated | ESPNFC
LA Galaxy general manager Dennis te Kloese has warned MLS has a more complicated conundrum due to how much travel is involved in the league.

The short history of Chivas USA | US Soccer Players
Chivas USA went from struggling expansion team, to Western Conference contender, to out of Major League Soccer in a decade of existence. It was certainly an interesting ride for that club.

Atlanta makes logical sense for an MLS neutral site restart - Dirty South Soccer
Atlanta is giving their reasons for why they could be a good neutral site location for MLS.