File this one under awesome. By now, you've likely heard about Chris Seitz's heroic bone marrow donation story, but last night NBC 5 aired the first-ever interview with Seitz's bone marrow recipient, a man from Pennsylvania named Phillip Recuso. Watch the amazing story:
SEGMENT 1: Stein and Steve launch into a highly challenging Mother's Day episode in which they look ahead to Jurgen Klinsmann's long-awaited roster announcement Monday while the final day of the Premiership plays out.
SEGMENT 2: Sports Illustrated's Brian Straus joins Steve to run through the various issues Klinsmann and Co. will be working through during the camp at Stanford leading up to the World Cup in 30-odd days.
SEGMENT 3: In a real treat, Brian Sciaretta of the New York Times and American Soccer Now unveils his Yanks Abroad Best XI, choosing his top 11 players from the 2013-14 season who plied their trade abroad.
SEGMENT 4: In the last installment of Soccer Today's U.S. men's national team roster breakdown, Stein and Steve examine the tough choices Klinsmann faces when it comes to picking the three or four strikers who will accompany Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan to Brazil.
Michel scored his team-leading fifth goal of the season in FCD's 2-1 loss at San Jose this weekend and it was a spectacular one. The Brazilian rifled in a free kick from just outside the box that San Jose goalkeeper Jon Busch had no chance of stopping. Michel's blast has been nominated for AT&T MLS Goal of the Week, so give him your vote!
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FC Dallas digital is on the ground this weekend in San Jose with Oscar Pareja's men and on Friday afternoon, the team participated in a light training session ahead of Saturday's game. If you can't tell from the pictures, this is a group that really enjoys being around each other:
Here's your match highlights from FCD's 2-1 loss at Seattle Sounders FC:
SEGMENT 1: Steve and Marc talk about Copa America coming to the United States in 2016.
SEGMENT 2: Steve and Marc visit with ESPN's Adrian Healey on MLS and U.S. national team matters.
SEGMENT 3: Steve and Marc visit with European journalist Dan Thomas on the all-Spanish Champions League final ahead.
SEGMENT 4: Steve and Marc break down the U.S. midfield in the ongoing look at the decisions forthcoming on the national team's 23-man roster for Brazil.
Hear from Danny Garcia, Walker Zimerman and Oscar Pareja on Wednesday's game in Seattle: