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ASN Morning Read: Brad Davis for President

The recent United States national team winger finds the back of the net in the late stages of a vital match against a Mexican rival; the USWNT takes the field; the injury bug keeps biting.
BY Noah Davis Posted
March 06, 2013
7:33 AM
  • The United States women open play in the Algarve Cup with a match against Iceland. The tournament is the first real test for the Tom Sermanni era, and he'll do it without Hope Solo. The rest of the squad, however, is ready and willing.

  • The Houston Dynamo earned a 1-0 victory over Santos Laguna in the CONCACAF Champions League. Brad Davis was the hero, scoring in the 89th minute to give the MLS club a lead going into the second league on March 13 at Estadio Corona in Torreon, Mexico. Your highlights are here.

  • In other CCL news, the Los Angeles Galaxy take on C.S. Herediano on Wednesday night in Costa Rica. Omar Gonzalez is ready. Elsewhere, Seattle battles UANL Tigres.

  • Fox Soccer Channel is going away but Fox Sports 1 will carry plenty of soccer (Also: American football.) The network plans to play games Tuesday-Thursday and occasionally at other times as well. An interesting development, for sure.

  • Ale Bedoya hurt his thumb.

  • Finally, Juan Pablo Ocegueda, a member of the U-20 squad that went to the final of the CONCACAF Championship over the weekend, went on a fascinating tweeting spree to discuss his decision to play for the United States and not Mexico.

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