Rose City Roundup: Sarajevo Edition

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The USMNT takes on Bosnia-Herzegovina today in Sarajevo. This preview from a Bosnian soccer soccer site talks about why this "just a friendly" is still pretty important to both teams.

Although Iceland tried to change his mind, Aron Johannsson will be eligible to play for the U.S. today, as his one-time switch as been approved by FIFA.

In his profile on Michael Bradley, Luke O'Brien has this flattering description of the American midfielder: "At six feet two, Bradley has long legs, short arms, and a truculent, upright running style not unlike that of a large rooster." Check it out for more interesting descriptions of Bradley and a look at how Italy has changed his game.

One particular move completely overshadowed other transfer window headlines this summer. If you're having trouble remembering anything else, Soccer by Ives has got you covered with a recap of every team's roster moves, while Soccer Yanks talks about all the other great end of season story lines.

A lot of people are calling for a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, citing the government's harsh anti-gay policies. Robbie Rogers has a different take.

Last week was kind of a weird week in the NWSL. Take a look at what happened and what is left to be decided in the inaugural season's final weekend.

Do you love to speculate about MLS Expansion? Then Mike Donovan has just the thing for you: the MLS Expansion Bracket

Merritt Paulson was active on Twitter yesterday (surprise!) and had this to say about jerseys:

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