Tomorrow night, the Rochester Lancers open their second season in Syracuse against the Silver Knights and there is a lot of news out there this week. has a Lancers season preview  and a story about Mauricio Salles leading the Lancers' attack in 2012-13. 

Leo Roth had a nice column this week about Soccer Sam. Sam was also a guest on The John DiTullio Show talking about the potential of the Lancers moving to the Dome Arena in the future.

Devo has updates on player signings including Rey "Boom Boom" Martinez is back, Rhinos D/MF Danny Earls is expected to be signed [UPDATE: it's official], six newcomers to the Lancers have been signed and Kristian Nicht looks headed to the Silver Knights. 

Other MISL News: 

- All MISL matches will be streamed live on in 2012-13. 

- Former Lancers Will Kletzien and Carlos "Chile" Farias have been signed by the Chicago Soul. 

Baltimore signed a handful of newcomers, including a pair of goalkeepers as they try and replace Sagu. 

Indoor Soccer News  has a peek at a Syracuse training session. 

Syracuse opens their season tonight when they host Chicago. 

The USWNT has a new head coach

Former Australian WNT coach Tom Sermanni  is the new USWNT coach. 

Grant Wahl  had a one on one phone interview with new USWNT head coach Tom Sermanni. 

Jeff Kassouf at Equalizer Soccer believes that player management will be Sermanni's greatest challenge. 

Soccer America talks about how Sermanni is ready to mix things up. 

Ray Curren at All White Kit wonders where this hire takes the USWNT next. talks about how Sermanni wants the team to play an even better brand of soccer. 

ProSoccerTalk has some more on Sermanni's background. 

Other News & Notes:

Check out the trailer of the documentary about Bob Bradley and the Egytian MNT. 

Here is a video about Chris Wondolowski chasing the MLS goal scoring record which he was able to tie in the last regular season game of the year.

- The Tampa Bay Rowdies came back to win the 2012 NASL title.

- NBC Universal has locked down the broadcast rights to the EPL starting in 2013-14. 

- The next NASL expansion team will be located in Loudon County Virginia.  

The LA Galaxy came back last night to advance past the Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS playoffs. 

- Will Bruin's brace helped Houston knock Chicago out of the MLS playoffs the night before. 

- With Landon Donovan talking about a potential retirement, should he still be in the mix to be captain of the USMNT?  

- Although, Landon says he still loves playing soccer....  

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