With no MLS games over the weekend, there is not a lot of league news today, so enjoy some more national team news and an update from the NASL.
The Designated Player: Behind the Lines With Nelson Rodriguez
Nelson Rodriguez, the MLS executive vice president of competition, technical, and game operations, discusses the disciplinary committee, goal line technology, and Major League Soccer's goal to be one of the top leagues in the world by 2022.
U.S. Beats A&B: Twelve Quick Takes
12 soccer writers address the line-up choices, the condition of the pitch, and the inability of the U.S. to manage a convincing win.
Michael Bradley: most indispensable U.S. national team figure
With apologies to Dempsey, Donovan, and Howard, Bradley is the new Most Valuable Player in a U.S. Jersey.
Who should the USMNT start vs. Guatemala?
Soccer by Ives looks at what line-up changes the USMNT may see vs. Guatemala tomorrow.
NASL Playoff Rewind: Stars shock Scorpions, Rowdies edge RailHawks
Meanwhile, in the NASL...