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Ex-Sounders in the news around MLS

I should have some Sounders information this afternoon, when coach Sigi Schmid is scheduled for a conference call with Puget Sound media. (And some updates from that in closer to real time through

For now, a few looks elsewhere around the league:

* Nasty little parting from Philadelphia for Sebastien Le Toux. Here's his version ... and that of Philly coach Peter Nowak. In any case, while Le Toux is unhappy about leaving Philly -- and the way he left -- he's promising to give his all to his new club, the Whitecaps.

And while speaking of former Sounders, here's a look at Peter Vagenas beginning his 13th MLS season at Chivas USA.

Meanwhile, while Brad Evans told KJR radio last night that the club is heading to Cancun after it's mid-month training in Florida (no club confirmation, other than being on record that they're seeking a friendly against a Mexican side in advance of facing Santos in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals), FC Dallas is already there.

Elsewhere in the Western Conference, Edson Buddle has returned to the LA Galaxy.