The long-anticipated debut of U.S. Soccer's new crest has finally arrived. There isn't much of a surprise; it's the same crest that was leaked months ago. It's certainly an upgrade over the old clip-art badge, but the revamp feels a bit bland. As for the new kits, details on the home strip are scarce, but it appears the away version will be a train wreck.
Manchester City blew a 1-0 lead late, but after falling behind in the first round of the penalty shootout, backup keeper Willy Caballero didn't let another ball into the net. For Liverpool, fans hope it's simply a delay on Jurgen Klopp's first trophy.
The rest of England participated in League action over the weekend. Chelsea and Leicester City won with late goals on Saturday, and Manchester United pulled the upset over Arsenal on Sunday. The Premier League table now has Leicester on top with 56 points, and Tottenham Hotspur are just two points behind.
There was danger for a little while, but Barcelona's unbeaten streak has reached an astonishing 34 games. That breaks Real Madrid's old Spanish record.
The reported transfer fee paid to Everton is between $600K and $700K.
Reyna, the former USMNT captain, expects MLS to be "one of the main leagues in the world in a decade."
Fabian Johnson continues to make his impact on the Bundesliga.
What's happening in The A?
The Hawks picked up some much-needed momentum before hitting the road for a West Coast trip. Before Sunday's win over Charlotte, Atlanta defeated the Chicago Bulls Friday night. And it looks like Mike Budenholzer has bolstered his depth at center with the signing of Kris Humphries.