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June 22, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Rivalry extends beyond the field (Friday links)

Take a look at this tweet from Portland Mayor Sam Adams.

It appears the wager with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is back on. You might remember Adams and his staff were forced to wear Sounders scarves last year after Seattle won the two-game series.

In other rivalry-related material, there’s another Timber with local connections and Portland coach John Spencer was on with ExtraTime Radio.

Let’s get to some links:

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Here’s a look at Patrick Ianni‘s amazing goal Wednesday from multiple angles.

— Love transfer gossip? Well here’s the latest on Kaka, Michael Ballack and Owen Hargreaves.

SI.com catches up with German forward Mario Gomez, a leading candidate for the Player of the Tournament at Euro 2012.

— With Germany playing Greece today, The Washington Post dug up a relevant Monty Python video in this post.

— Elsewhere, Montreal forward Bernardo Corradi tore his ACL, Brian Ching is looking forward to checking out Saputo Stadium, and Mia Hamm was named the top female athlete in this ESPN countdown for a Title IX celebration.

— Lastly, did you see Federal Way’s own Lamar Neagle and former NASL Sounder Jeff Stock did a commercial?

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