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Sunday Morning Union Freekicks: MLS Combine Notes, Becks Transfer Off

Michael Boxall in action for UCSB.  How does he play into the MLS SuperDraft picture. (Photo by Miranda Christlock/UCSB Media Relations)
Michael Boxall in action for UCSB. How does he play into the MLS SuperDraft picture. (Photo by Miranda Christlock/UCSB Media Relations)

It's Sunday, a day of rest...or a day to work at home rather than in the office.

We have the MLS SuperDraft this week, but until we think about that, there's a huge American Football (aka Throwball) game to think about today...Eagles against the Packers. And I'd be lying if I said I wasn't nervous.

Read on, and join the discussion.

MLS Combine: Rising and Falling Stocks After Day One [MLSSoccer.com] - Michael Boxall, CJ Sapong, and Greg King all get positive marks after the first day.

With the 18th Overall Pick..Michael Boxall [UZ, Burgundy Wave] - Read on about Boxall, who could very well be picked by Colorado in the SuperDraft. Or he could be picked by someone else.

MLS to MIami - Oshan Got it Right [Dave Clark, Sounder at Heart] - One sentence sums things up the best: "If Miami is currently ripe for MLS it would have been a great idea to have more fans show up to meet the Commissioner than players who played in today's Combine games."

Chicago Riot Have an Elvis Night [Ryan Sealock, Hot Time in Old Town] - Read on - this is one of the more interesting fan promotions.

Who is Denis Hamlett, Vancouver's New Assistant Coach? [Benjamin Massey, 86 Forever] - The former Colorado Rapids defender and indoor soccer legend joins the Whitecaps' coaching staff.

Beckham Loan Deal Off, Will Train With Spurs [Greg Lalas, MLSSoccer.com] - The dinosaur will train with the North London club until February 10th, at which point he'll return for the Galaxy's preseason.

Packers at Eagles Today at 4:30 PM [Bleeding Green Nation] -The Eagles take on the Packers today at the Linc in this Wild Card matchup. Fly Eagles Fly, On the Road to Victory...