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Big D Daily: News for Wednesday, June 3, 2020

So there won’t be a lockout after all. Whew.

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

After a few days of worry over whether or not MLS would go on a lockdown instead of working to get back on the field this summer, those doubts have been put to rest.

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National Soccer Hall of Fame to be Featured on JEOPARDY! | FC Dallas
What is the National Soccer Hall of Fame? Yeah, you would have heard that as an answer last night on Jeopardy.

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MLS, players near CBA deal to avoid lockout - ESPNFC
MLS and its players appear to be near a deal that will help avoid a lockout and offer economic relief from damage done by the coronavirus stoppage.

MLS revises return-to-play plan as players ready vote – The Athletic ($)
The league’s new plan drops a controversial CBA clause and makes adjustments to revenue sharing.

Montreal Impact head coach Thierry Henry shares thoughts on police brutality, worldwide protests | MLSsoccer.com
A call for change is what we all need here and I appreciate Henry's comments about it.

US men's national team goalkeeper Zack Steffen: "I need to know that my country supports Black lives" | MLSsoccer.com
The US national team keeper has been seeing how things are going from Germany these days.

USMNT defender DeAndre Yedlin: "All we're asking is we're seen as equal" | MLSsoccer.com
Yedlin's grandfather is happy he isn't living in the US right now, says a lot to me.

Columbus Crew SC's Derrick Etienne Jr. calls for end of "hateful stereotypes" after being pulled over by Columbus police | MLSsoccer.com
Being pulled over not once, but two times in a single day has to be scary for anyone let alone for a man of color. Man.

'I never feel 100% safe in the US' – former Man City defender Onuoha backs protesters following George Floyd death | Goal.com
Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onuoha admits that he never feels “100 percent safe” going out in the USA and has thrown his full backing behind the ongoing protests against police brutality in the country.