Hello again everyone, welcome to This Week in The Pyramid! Euro 2016 starts this afternoon! Trying to get all my work done in the morning so I can watch France vs Romania uninterrupted.
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Hartford City Is Back?: In case you forgot or just didn't know, Hartford City FC was supposed to be an NASL team. But the guy who was putting it on was running a scam, cost the city thousands and a few people in city government their jobs. But now it looks like another Hartford citizen is attempting to revive the team to start playing in 2017.
Xavi On Passing: Learn from the master. Seriously. This entire article is Xavi talking about how to pass, move, and plan.
Deconstructing American Soccer: A podcast from These Football Times, it gives an honest look at the challenges facing MLS as they try to become one of the world's top leagues by 2020.
Greg Popovich On Character: Greg Popovich is one of my favorite coaches, and the Spurs one of my favorite teams, ever. He's the American, NBA version of Sir Alex Ferguson. This is one of the best long form interviews I've found, done by someone who know's Popovich. Since he's a notoriously tight lipped coach, its really fascinating to see him open up around someone he's comfortable with.
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