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Thursday cannon fodder: un-retire hooliganism

River Plate v Boca Juniors - Copa CONMEBOL Libertadores 2018 Photo by Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images

The Premier League is on pace for the fewest draws in a season since 2005-06
Apparently late winners are to blame; there have been 13 goals scored in the 90th minute or later this season.

Berhalter trims roster down to 23, Acosta among those cut
New coach Gregg Berhalter had called in an entirely MLS-based roster of 27 ahead of the upcoming friendlies against Panama and Costa Rica.

Frenkie De Jong to join Barcelona in the summer
The young Dutchman has some big shoes to fill. Other players from the Netherlands to feature for Barca — Patrick Kluivert and some guy named Johan Cruyff. The move could be worth as much as €86M.

What will Gonzalo Higuain add to Chelsea’s roster?
The Argentine striker enjoyed his best season under current Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, breaking the Serie A single-season goal record.

Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement. For the third time.
He will join the San Diego Sockers (yes, that’s actually their name) of the Major Arena Soccer League.

Jeff Attinella dishes on links to Pachuca from earlier this winter
“I talked about moving to Mexico with the family for about 30 minutes and then you kind of knew it wasn’t going to happen.”

This guy wants to import hooliganism to US Soccer. Yikes.
I don’t like the idea, but I’m not going to be the one to tell him no.

People want the NFL to replay the NFC Title game
Yeah, ain’t happening. But go ahead, file your lawsuits.

Francis Tiafoe is the next great hope for American men’s tennis
The 21-year old was dispatched by Rafa Nadal in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. His finish will take him inside the top 30 players in the world.

Miller Park will be renamed in 2021
American Family Insurance bought the naming rights for the next 15 years. It seems weird that the Brewers will soon play in a ballpark without a beer-related name.