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Morning Links: 4/17/14

As New York picks it itself off of the floor, we look at coverage of RBNY, MLS and US Soccer.

Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

New York Red Bulls

It took the Red Bulls until game #7, but they finally have a win in 2014!

Our own Matt Coyne gives his three thoughts on the game.

It is to be expected, but the Red Bulls are feeling relived after getting their first win of the year.

In case you missed it, our first ever RBNY Power Rankings were released yesterday.

MLS

Tim Newcomb of Sports Illustrated talked to a former D.C. United groundskeeper about transitioning from baseball to soccer in light of NYC FC playing at Yankee Stadium for three years.

Yesterday, Atlanta was announced as the next MLS Expansion City, and Simon Borg talks about Arthur Blank's role.

Given the Atlanta announcement, MLSSoccer.com takes a look at the logos of previous Atlanta teams.

The Columbus Crew's Giancarlo Gonzalez has been fined by MLS for his ridiculous flop against San Jose, but not for his hit on Chris Wondolowski.

Liga MX took at shot at MLS on Twitter over the CONCACAF Champions League final.

US Soccer

The New Yorker asks an interesting question, Can the Cosmos and NASL coexist?

SBNation's Jeremiah Oshan says that MLS has treated USMNT players well.

The U-20 Men's Team defeated River Plate U-19 in the first match of the 2014 Dallas Cup.

Nashville FC is the first team in the US wholly owned by supporters, but now Grand Rapids FC is looking to be the second.

Miscellaneous

KickTV continues it's World Cup preview with it's second episode covering Group G member Germany.