The people of Columbus and Anthony Precourt may both be getting their way. New buyers are in place to keep the Crew put, while their current owner is still on course to bring an MLS franchise to Austin.
Instead of wasting away on a bench in the Premier League, where playing time for young talent is hard to come by, Jadon Sancho, 18, sought opportunity in Germany, and his success at Dortmund is a shining example for his peers.
In six iconic, jaw-dropping minutes, France showed what it's capable of when it loosened the shackles, something that it didn't do–or have to do–en route to capturing a deserved second World Cup title.
Until its unlikely run, scrappy Chapecoense was an afterthought in Brazilian soccer. But what should have been its magical moment turned into a national tragedy, and now the survivors are struggling to carry on.
Lizandro Claros Saravia was just keeping ICE apprised of his college soccer scholarship. Days later, he and his brother were deported to El Salvador and have continued picking up the pieces of their lives in Nicaragua.