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ProSoccerTalk’s daily soccer re-set

May 25, 2012, 7:00 AM EST

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Birthdays of Note: Carlos Bocanegra turns 33 today. Captain America.

What’s his horoscope, you ask? Well: “You are a witty, humorous, talkative person. Under the chatty or sociable surface, you are a lot more serious than you appear. In fact, you never take anything at face value. You consider yourself unusual, and most people agree! You are highly imaginative with fantastical dreams and ideas.”

Yeah, that sounds about right.

Ahead on the blog today*: THE WEEKEND! (Portland vs. Vancouver; San Jose vs. Kansas City; USMNT vs. Scotland); some news bites from the US camp down in Florida; a detailed critique of “The Old Man in the Sea”

What we should all be watching on TV: Costa Rica vs. Guatemala. A little scouting for World Cup qualifying.

RASNoD (Random American Soccer Name of the Day): Mia Hamm

Twitter daps: Bobby Boswell (@BobbyBoswell) for tweaking his boy: do they sell them for adult sized heads?

@GeoffCameron: Thanks to@AllenAHopkins and @houseofmarley for these dope headphones!”

PST background noise while blogging today: “World of Noise,” Everclear

We’ll leave you with this: Stay classy, Internet.

*Always subject to change; you know how it is

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