- Devo has a nice article about the Rhinos' mindset ahead of their playoff opener tomorrow night versus Puerto Rico.

- The scoring distribution throughout the rosters of the Rhinos and Islanders are eerily similiar this year.

- SBI.net has their USSF D-2 Pro League Quarterfinal preview up and they have the Rhinos defeating Puerto Rico 4-2 on aggregate.

- Kevin Burns' 1st half goal for Columbus wasn't enough as Seattle repeated as the USOC champs thanks to two goals from Sanna Nyassi.

- It looks like Liverpool will be getting new American owners as New England Sports Ventures , who own the Boston Red Sox, have an agreement to take over the debt ridden club.

- This Is American Soccer.com has a new Diary Project entry from one of the makers of the soccer documentary Pelada.

- Jermaine Jones may pull on a USMNT jersey for the first time soon. 

- I wish Andy Najar wanted to play for the USMNT......

- Steve Nash is going to produce a Pele documentary. I wonder if he'll be rocking some of that nice new Cosmos gear?

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