A weekly collection of links to satiate your Red Bull (team, not the drink) cravings. And some other links of interest.
The Red Bulls will kick off the 2012 season against FC Dallas in Dallas. The Wild Card round re-match will be the first MLS game broadcast on the NBC Sports Network (nee Versus). [MLSsoccer.com]
West Brom's Roy Hodgson is unsure if his club will make a play for Tim Ream. [Setanta]
The last MetroStar Carlos Mendes was picked up in the first stage of the Re-Entry Draft by Columbus Crew. [New York Red Bulls]
We covered MLSers abroad last week, but it's worth revisiting again if only to see a poorly photoshopped version of the National Lampoon's European Vacation movie poster with Brek Shea cuddling up on Juan Agudelo. [Free Beer Movement]
MLS is going with the adidas PRIME as the game ball next season. The PRIME, as many have already pointed out, looks like its wearing a thong. [MLSsoccer.com]
Former Red Bull - for a year anyway - Santino Quaranta hangs 'em up at 27. [Twitter]
Terry Boss, who played with the Red Bulls for 2008 and 2009 retires, too, though his retirement was brought on due to concussions. [Sounders FC]