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'Change in the air' for USL

A new but not necessarily improved USL appears in store for next season. And the under-new-management first division met in Beaverton this week to map out its future.

Owners representing Austin, Cleveland, New York, Puerto Rico, Portland, Rochester and Tampa Bay were in there, as well as representatives from expansion cities Baltimore, Detroit, Edmonton and Ottawa. Charleston didn't attend, but is apparently on board. No mention of Vancouver.

Here's a report from the league office.