Here are some other links:
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— Midfielder Brad Evans earned his fifth cap with the U.S. men’s national team, entering Saturday’s dramatic 1-0 win against Venezuela in the 88th minute. Defender Jeff Parke didn’t see any action, but could earn his first cap Wednesday in Panama.
— The U.S. women puts up another lopsided score in Olympic qualifying, beating Guatemala 13-0 on Sunday to earn a semifinal berth. A tie against Mexico on Tuesday would clinch a group win.
— Here’s a report that says Jamaican midfielder Andrew Vanzie, who has national-team experience, will join the Sounders for a four-week trial. Based on pictures I’ve seen of him online, it appears he’s one of the mystery players in camp.
— Lastly, here’s a link to the Showboat clip I like to feature here.