Daily news roundups

Union game time moved

The Union’s match Saturday with Real Salt Lake has been moved to 4 p.m. eastern time, and it will be televised locally on ABC.

MLS Futbolito, a 4-on-4 tournament open to anyone, will be in Chester on Aug. 21.

Jack McInerney’s goal Saturday against the Los Angeles Galaxy made him one of only eight players to score in Major League Soccer before the age of 18, Soccer America notes.

Anyone who’s not happy with MLS television coverage should take a look at this great rant by Sports Illustrated’s Steve Davis.   It’s on his personal blog, so the gloves come off.

Edson Buddle is MLS player of the week for the second time this year.  On behalf of Philadelphia Union, we’d like to say: You’re welcome.

Soccer vs. hockey: Check out this cool article about the cultural war now going on in Canada.

Things are so bad for Liverpool co-owner Tom Hicks that Major League Baseball is about to seize another professional sports club he owns, baseball’s Texas Rangers.

U.S. Soccer’s top ref breaks down the weekend’s five ejections in MLS in a pretty good feature for MLSSoccer.com.

Japan has dropped its bid for the 2018 World Cup and will bid only for the 2022 World Cup.  Didn’t they just host one of these with South Korea?

Have you seen David Letterman’s interview with David Beckham? Letterman gives him a hard time about AC Milan, among other things.

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