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In the summer of 2016, I spent a month in Rio de Janeiro covering the Summer Olympics. Here are my daily blogs from that amazing trip.

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No need to worry about Cristian Colmán … yet

Cristian Colmán came to FC Dallas on a $2 million transfer fee and scored 30 minutes into his competitive debut. But he has yet to score MLS play. Still, there’s no need to worry about the Paraguayan striker yet.

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MLS Thoughts: Portland Timbers a real contenders this year

Portland struggled last season, failing to win a single road match in their MLS Cup title defense. But this season has been very different. The Timbers sit atop MLS with nine points and ten goals. And they look ready to make another MLS Cup run.

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FC Dallas offense humming right along with 4-4-2, no Mauro Diaz

FC Dallas struggled without Mauro Diaz in the past, but with a formation change and the emergence of Kellyn Acosta, the team hasn’t missed a beat this season.

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A few thoughts on the first weekend of 2017 MLS season

The 2017 MLS season kicked off this weekend. While the play was definitely in early season form, it’s great to have the league back again. Here are a few of my thoughts over the first weekend of matches.

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CONCACAF Champions League rout gives great hope for FC Dallas’ 2017 season

FC Dallas entered this season with a number of question marks. A lot of those changed to great optimism after the 4–0 rout of Arabe Unido in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals last Thursday. Now the hype train has no brakes.

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FC Dallas celebrate their U.S. Open Cup title

FC Dallas roster looks strong going into 2017

My apologies for the Cowboys losing, but FC Dallas’ 2017 campaign begins in just under two months. The team faces Árabe Unido in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals in 37 days and starts its MLS season in 46 days. Oh, and it might just be the best roster the team has had in recent years.

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FC Dallas will go as far as Maximilano Urruti takes them this postseason

FC Dallas has almost all of the pieces to finally bring home the MLS Cup for the first time in franchise history; however, they still lack a consistent striker. But if the last two matches are a guide, Maximilano Urruti might just be turning into the striker FC Dallas needs.

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FC Dallas celebrate their U.S. Open Cup title

U.S. Open Cup win opens many doors for FC Dallas

It was a moment that has been seen in 19 years — FC Dallas lifting a major trophy after a win in a cup final. The celebration the ensued was incredible, but what’s even better is what this could do for this team, both on and off the field, as it moves towards a potential American treble.

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If Jurgen Klinsmann leaves, USMNT needs to bring in Oscar Pareja

Jurgen Klinsmann may or may not be the next manager for England, but in the event that he does leave FC Dallas manager Oscar Pareja needs to be the first and only choice to be Klinsmann’s replacement.

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FC Dallas celebrate their U.S. Open Cup title

Defense needs to get back to form if FC Dallas wants to remain a contender

FC Dallas got its first win since mid-April with a 2–1 win over Portland on Wednesday night. But a goal given up in the third minute represents a big concern about the defense so far this season.

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