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— It was Kasey Keller Day today in our coverage, as the Sounders FC captain and U.S. soccer legend has said he’ll retire after this season. You’ve surely seen a lot of Keller stories around the past few days, but feel free to take in my offering. Also, another soccer guy in our office, sports producer Bob Wickwire, will have a weekly Q&A feature with the veteran goalkeeper called “Kickin’ it with Kasey Keller.” Be sure to check out the first edition.
— That Qwest Field continues to be recognized as the best venue in MLS should be no surprise to us. Recently the league’s players voted Seattle the toughest place to play.