Hi there, it’s an evening and the robot vacuum is playing that fancy white noise song, so let me pull some things together:
D.C. United closing on deal to sign Gabriel Pirani from Santos: Sources (Athletic, $): This is…good? At the risk of twisting my own arm on the backpat, I was sorta in the ballpark? A Brazilian report has this being done as soon as today.
Harvard lectures and diversity training – it’s Wayne Rooney, but not as you know him (The Times): Interesting read, in that a) Wayne Rooney likes Football Manager and b) Jesse Lingard is (or was at one point) on D.C.’s Discovery List.
Official! Lionel Messi signs with Inter Miami (MLS): OK, let’s go nuts!
Trinity Rodman makes her own way (WaPo): Looking forward to her World Cup debut.
Santos is a steady force on Loudoun United’s back line (Loudoun Times): A quick look at the right wingback for Loudoun, whose team fell 3-1 to Orange County Saturday night.
Finally, for those unaware, Reservation Dogs tells the story of a quartet of miscreants living on a Native American reservation in Oklahoma, but it’s so much more than just that. Part comedy, part emotional regret, part search for life, you’ll laugh, cry, think and marvel at the work the cast is turning in. Their third and regrettably last season is about to turn out, and the trailer looks superb: