In an effort to stop the corruption that has plagued FIFA and led to a winter World Cup in Qatar, CONCACAF has released a series of reform proposals to clean up the North and Central American governing body. The proposals will be voted on later this month in Zurch, according to SI's Grant Wahl. If they don't pass, as Wahl puts it, "CONCACAF will continue to be viewed as a laughingstock.
Didier Drogba will return for a second season with Montreal Impact, putting off retirement and a coaching gig with Chelsea. But considering the forward's age, Impact owner Joey Saputo says "it's important for us to start planning the post-Didier era in Montreal."
The No. 1 pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft is already going through an injury issue. "We were aware he had a problem, but having monitored and assessed the injury further since he joined us, we've found that it will take him longer to return to full fitness than we first anticipated," NYCFC manager Patrick Vieira said.
Apparently no one though to ask this question until a German manager came in and complained about the packed winter schedule.
Leroux and teammate Amy Rodriguez will have their children within months of each other.
What's happening in The A?
The Hawks ended their Western road trip with a 119-105 win over the Denver Nuggets Monday night. Paul Millsap filled up the stat sheet with 22 points, nine rebounds, three assists, two steals, and one block. Jeff Teague was only 5-of-11 shooting, but he scored 12 points and added 10 assists and three steals.
The Falcons have made a couple of coaching moves, hiring Jerome Henderson from the Dallas Cowboys to take over as defensive backs coach. Henderson replaces Raheem Morris, who is staying with the team as wide receivers coach.
For anyone living under a rock the past 24 hours, it's time for Atlanta United fans to think up of a song for Greek goalkeeper Alexander Tambakis.