Morning Links: 5/22/14

Laurence Griffiths

Your daily edition of the Morning Links.

New York Red Bulls

Yesterday was a slow news day for the Red Bulls, but Mike Petke provided some talking points by saying the Cosmos aren't a rival.

MLS

The Brotherly Game has a good visual guide to the Homegrown Player Rule.

If you've noticed Rio Tinto's poor field conditions this year, there's a reason for that.

Other

Luis Suárez is hurt, and his World Cup status for Uruguay is in doubt.

Juan Carlos Medina doesn't have to face any doubt, he's off the Mexico World Cup roster.

Kosovo, in their first year officially allowed to play in friendlies by FIFA, have scored their first goal.

In that same match, one of Turkey's players made the miss by Bradley Wright-Phillips look like nothing.

After a (relatively) bad year for Barcelona, they've decided to their famous blaugrana stripe kits.

Italy is taking a unique approach to preparing for Brazil, by training in a sauna.

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