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Big D Daily: News for Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Another day down, and another day closer to the return of soccer.

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Happy Tuesday everyone. I hope you are all doing well and are still staying safe here. We’re at another day of waiting for soccer to return here in MLS but we’re getting closer and closer though. Hopefully today we’ll get a better sense of the dates and times for FC Dallas in the MLS is Back tournament.

// FC Dallas //

FC Dallas to get a new sleeve sponsor in 2021 - Big D Soccer
AdvoCare will move from the front of the jersey, to the sleeve in 2021.

FIFA 2020: FC Dallas goes for the Treble - Big D Soccer
Our FIFA 20 play through returns here as FC Dallas wraps things up in the English Championship division with some hardware.

// MLS //

Armchair Analyst: How to win a tournament? Take lessons from the World Cup |
There is going to be several strategies to employ in this tournament, like going all out for the group stage to just being happy to have soccer back.

Why NBA star Kevin Durant invested in MLS team Philadelphia Union: 'It just made sense' | ESPNFC
Monday saw the official announcement of Durant's purchase of a 5% stake in the Philadelphia Union, a connection that excited the NBA star.

NBA star Kevin Durant announced as new Philadelphia Union minority owner/community partner - Brotherly Game
Durant purchased a 5 percent stake with an option to purchase an additional 5 percent.

Sounders sign two Academy products to First Team - Sounder At Heart
Seattle signed a pair of HGPs yesterday ahead of the Orlando tournament.

Always look down the side streets: Soccer’s influence on Bob Ley’s life and work – The Athletic ($)
I've always been a huge fan of Ley's work and seeing how he loves the game we all support, makes that fandom even bigger.