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Big D Daily: News for Thursday, June 4, 2020

Just as things looked like they were going up, another thing brings them back down.

MLS: Los Angeles Galaxy at FC Dallas Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

The week moves closer to the weekend now and hopefully closer to knowing a little more about when and how the league will resume play now that the owners and players are on the same page again.

// FC Dallas //

An unnamed FC Dallas player tests positive for COVID-19 - Big D Soccer
So about that return to play...this certainly adds a new wrinkle in the process.

FC Dallas player tests positive for COVID-19 |
The team has suspended its voluntary individual player workouts until further notice.

FC Dallas Statement on Return to Play | FC Dallas
Several FC Dallas players reacted to the new CBA and plans in place to return to play yesterday.

MLS is Nearing a Return to Play, but Training Protocol Comes First | FC Dallas
Here is a solid breakdown from the club about the different phases of returning to play for MLS and where they’re at right now.

// MLS //

Major League Soccer Players Association approves ratified CBA - Big D Soccer
Yesterday got started with a pretty good note with the players agreeing to a new CBA.

LA Galaxy issue statement on racist posts by Tea Katai, wife of Aleksandar Katai |
The LA Galaxy condemned the "series of racist and violent social media posts" by Tea Katai, wife of LA Galaxy midfielder Aleksandar Katai. The club has set up a Thursday meeting to determine next steps.

MLS set to lose $1 billion in revenue due to coronavirus pandemic - ESPNFC
MLS commissioner Don Garber said that he expects the league to take a $1 billion revenue hit due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Yeah, just a billion.