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ASN Morning Read: A Trip to the Burger Store

Alejandro Bedoya goes on a culinary search and tweets the experience. You have questions? We have answers, probably. Also, a bunch of United States men's national team players get married, and talk about it.
BY Noah Davis Posted
January 23, 2017
8:00 AM
  • Three questions to answer:  Will Bruce settle on a formation? Is Matt Hedges ready? The Jozy we've always wanted. (That's not a question.)

  • A lengthy season also provides limited time to squeeze in major life events, and even less when you get called to U.S. Men’s National Team January Camp. Such was the case for Taylor Kemp, Dax McCarty, Wil Trapp, and Walker Zimmerman, all of whom had to fit in another important moment before heading to camp—saying 'I do.' "The offseason is wedding season for M.L.S. guys," Kemp, who got married on Dec. 17, told ussoccer.com. "Everyone is fighting for the same weekend, so we had to get ours in early and get the word out so none of my friends would schedule on the same day."

  • "In many ways, Bruce Arena's version of the United States men's national team will look similar to the squad that took the field during 2016. Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Fabian Johnson, Christian Pulisic and a few others are surefire starters, while another handful of players are locks to make the game-day roster. But that doesn't mean there's not room for new faces or changes to the depth chart.Here are 10 players who could dramatically improve their national team standing in 2017."

  • A story in three parts:
  • "To be honest with you, I enjoyed playing right back quite a bit. It's something that I'm embracing for sure."

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