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ASN Morning Read: Oh Hey, It's MLS Draft Day

What are you doing today at 12pm? Watching the MLS SuperDraft? Oh yeah, us too. Half a world away, the United States national team plays a friendly behind closed doors and details are scarce.
BY Noah Davis Posted
January 16, 2014
8:54 AM
  • Major League Soccer squads start picking at 12pm today. Watch it on ESPN News to see who your favorite team ends up with. Has anyone done a mock draft? Oh yeah they have.

  • Our own profiled likely No. 1 pick Steve Birnbaum: "DC would be a great place to be. It’s a great organization. They’ve made some huge offseason moves getting a bunch of attackers like Eddie Johnson. If I fall there, it’d be awesome. I’d be excited to be the No. 1 pick. Who wouldn’t be? I’ll just be happy wherever I end up and hopefully be ready to contribute right from the beginning."

  • The United States will play FC Sao Paulo in a close door friendly today. According to Globo Esporte, "the U.S. has asked Sao Paulo FC not to divulge the score or details of the scrimmage." Hahaha. That's the best.

  • Road trip?

  • Opta takes a look at what Michael Bradley and Jermain Defoe bring to Toronto FC. Your takeaway: Both are good. Bradley is very good.

  • Mark Geiger will serve as a referee during the 2014 World Cup. America!

  • Terrence Boyd tallied two goals for SK Rapid in an 8-0 preseason win. Shooting fish in a barrel, folks.

  • And finally:
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