Morning Links: 6/4/14

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How can you make the most of hump day? By reading some Morning Links.

New York Red Bulls

The big news from yesterday was Dax McCarty going under the knife for knee surgery.

The Red Bulls found out that if they beat the Cosmos in the US Open Cup, they'll face either the Philadelphia Union or the Harrisburg City Islanders of USL Pro.

MLS

NBC's Sports Pro Soccer Talk is making the case for why MLS is making the US Men's Team better.

US Soccer

When teams go off to events like the World Cup, players are usually forbidden (implicitly) from having sex. Not the 2014 USMNT though.

Klinsmann apparently has a soccer mandate.

Other

FIFA has released more tickets for this year's World Cup.

If you are in need of a team to root for in Brazil, SB Nation has you covered.

Not that warm-ups predict future success, but Mexico lost to Bosnia and Herzegovina in Chicago last night.

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