UNLEASH THE HOUNDS

The Pittsburgh Riverhounds of the Division II USL Championship are off to a 2-0 start and have outscored foes 9-1. Their latest effort was a 6-0 victory at Philadelphia Saturday. Highlights are below. (It’s great to rout Philadelphia in any sport.)

Wednesday’s home opener vs. the Indy Eleven at Station Square’s Highmark Stadium would likely draw a crowd if one was permitted. Can I sneak in if I wear a mask?

In other U.S. soccer news, Major League Soccer has established and solidified its bubble in Orlando.

Early difficulties made two teams drop out. But the entirety of MLS got tested for COVID-19 at the bubble’s hotel Thursday and Friday. Out of 1,114 players and staff, there were zero positives. If MLS maintains, the league should be able to complete its “MLS is Back” tournament.

Perhaps MLS should supervise the NHL and NBA bubbles. Perhaps MLS should supervise how the U.S. government handles the pandemic.

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