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Ben Baer @BenBaer89 Upper East Side, Manhattan

Senior Editor, MLS Media. The views expressed by me are mine alone and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of MLS/SUM.

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#SEAvSJ xG. There were definitely some shots. Lot of energy to start, not much to finish. https://t.co/mzXzCFcSqM#MTLvNE xG. Bou! https://t.co/aBdmHXsa3K
7/11
2020
The distraction is because almost no one has said "Those comments were anti-semitic and there's no place for them".… https://t.co/t2IDqqM0kx
Retweeted by Ben BaerWow 🙌🏼 @GilletteStadium @RevsPrez @NERevolution https://t.co/zpaMGWqN4H
Retweeted by Ben BaerGustavo Bou looks likes he’s in the best shape of his life. And his play in this game was already great before that. #MTLvNEIf I would have picked one MLS player who could only play one position before tonight, it would have been Samuel Pi… https://t.co/KMTHXDFDrc
7/10
2020
The details of this are what #SpittinFirePod is made for. https://t.co/kfcdQmKnWzPerhaps you should have asked Gorsuch about that at his confirmation hearing instead of what you actually asked him… https://t.co/BG4q0hExyu
Retweeted by Ben Baer#NYCvPHI xG. Difference was the goalkeepers in this one. https://t.co/nIzLs8dBlA“Away means out"Brenden Aaronson’s close control in this match has been something to behold. #NYCvPHI#ORLvMIA xG. We're back! This looks about right to me. https://t.co/wNt8prtDUeOur players stand together. One name too many. https://t.co/tPoR8DWveN
Retweeted by Ben Baer.@PhilaUnion #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/f1M5VSC4JQMan. The demonstration tonight by our black players was one of the most significant moments I have been apart of in… https://t.co/NewMk1dkrQ
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7/9
2020
@ChadP_EDM No idea, never heard of him.All three of these kids have the potential to be stars in this league. Big day for LAFC. https://t.co/36xkhPpiISThis wasn’t what I was talking about. https://t.co/v5eQHGCQ20Seriously? This is where we’re at? Also, any players denounce him yet? https://t.co/5Kdm1iECgK @MLSist @andrew_wiebe Same here in NY on the first part. Not sure how long results are taking these days but a couple days max.Exclusive: Key impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is retiring from the US Army. His lawyer cites a “cam… https://t.co/MTP7aWaUPl
Retweeted by Ben BaerAre you, and I mean this, fucking kidding me with this anti-Semitic bullshit https://t.co/XD7BKXva48
Retweeted by Ben Baer @NotAlexis @NYCFC @chrispolanco @SoccerCooligans 🙌🙌🙌 Congrats guys!Fascinating debate happening right now between Tucker Carlson of Fox News, and Tucker Carlson of Fox News From Thre… https://t.co/8VqZUzbesE
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7/8
2020
#MLSIsBlack https://t.co/KMDANpkgPu
Retweeted by Ben BaerSilence is becoming deafening from NFL players on DeSean Jackson..@Eagles WR DeSean Jackson posts a quote that says white Jews will “blackmail” and “extort” America. Then says, “I… https://t.co/MSJSKzgsGk
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7/7
2020
@jspsam @Shapalicious The website comes straight from the player dept documents. @Shapalicious https://t.co/42Tdsoh1XtGrover Norquist's organization, Americans for Tax Reform which has a long record of railing against federal governm… https://t.co/tqjgiHxVHg
Retweeted by Ben BaerA small note but for those that are so inclined: Nick Hagglund (@Nickismyname) has a great Insta takeover going thi… https://t.co/euhzc1iSZg
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7/6
2020
Sign outside the Chicago Bagel Authority on Belmont Avenue: https://t.co/rUE49UGd2P
Retweeted by Ben BaerSeriously can not get over this. @RichScheer https://t.co/lFiRY5ajtY
7/4
2020
@DCUTV @MLS @MLSFantasy @Extratime @empiregass @andrew_wiebe https://t.co/KDJ00ymeM3 https://t.co/8VrCx8cxRF
7/3
2020
Everyone should take the time to read this piece. Heartbreaking and enraging and incredible reporting about these m… https://t.co/FwdkwJAmC6
Retweeted by Ben BaerI've followed @21stClub's work for a few years, so it's cool to be a part of the team now. A first blog post feels… https://t.co/gHdmzD4DoQ
Retweeted by Ben BaerWATCH: @MiguelMarquez and team inside San Antonio Methodist Hospital with patients and doctors. "I don't think I've… https://t.co/AH8vmRC4bA
Retweeted by Ben BaerTo sum up the past week in MAGA Nazi d̶o̶g̶w̶h̶i̶s̶t̶l̶e̶s̶ bullhorns: • Team Trump posted the Nazi political pris… https://t.co/EQLOJGsimv
Retweeted by Ben BaerNew stuff. What are the odds ... #MLS https://t.co/xvmXrgDh4w
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7/2
2020
GOP Sen Daines of Montana (w/population that’s 89% white, .6% black) opposes statehood for the District of Columbia… https://t.co/qgqgQgKVx3
Retweeted by Ben Baer🙌🙌🙌🙌 https://t.co/GfdXqIRB5ZFolks, some states have lags in reporting negative tests. They'll report positive tests fairly quickly, and then ne… https://t.co/iJFwN2mg7Y
Retweeted by Ben Baer @Edeberhart @J_SamJones @ronalgringo Get ready for some more of that...Again, @ronalgringo is the best. Damm should be interesting in Atlanta. Can he be as good as Villalba? https://t.co/7xL24lY8mn
7/1
2020
McConnell supported filibuster abuse (in the minority) and then was against it (in the majority); praised gridlock;… https://t.co/iRmQIJ5uAP
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6/30
2020
Starting on July 20, State Farm Arena will become Georgia's largest-ever voting precinct. We are proud to partner… https://t.co/jwsiUWk7Ot
Retweeted by Ben Baer @jimgeraghty @benshapiro This is just blatantly false. NY reported 13 deaths from Friday. Also 103 total deaths from last week.#MLSFantasy update https://t.co/SGeg5jCbsR @ThatGuy3002 @chrislhayes It’s the weekend, when numbers can get wonky. Many states have done this (reporting only… https://t.co/X3D2nxYnmd
6/29
2020
Maybe it would have happened eventually but no way the flag changes this fast without bold stance by Kylin Hill, lo… https://t.co/qszc1cEltK
Retweeted by Ben BaerSeems bad. https://t.co/UKrxQw2YwL
6/28
2020
The U.S. government stood up a $2 trillion economic rescue bill in a matter of weeks. 0.05% of that spending was… https://t.co/nnGk49K8LN
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6/25
2020
@BrettChilds @Mimirocah1 At least she’s better than the other guy.With Mondaire and Bowman doing well, we should keep in mind that Jeanine Pirro was the DA in Westchester when I was… https://t.co/oXqf3W3By5LETS GOOOOOOOOOO https://t.co/Ar3h6Tfx7b
6/24
2020
The scandal of our times is the US President using his bully Twitter pulpit to spread disinformation that undermine… https://t.co/rITLKcs7No
Retweeted by Ben BaerJust an incredible story in The Times. Poverty *fell* in April and May, per one study, bc of the massive federal we… https://t.co/T4Sg64bchC
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6/22
2020
This Trump controversy with Tom Petty was an exact joke from Veep, albeit from a more qualified candidate. https://t.co/P5bYUjq9vm
Retweeted by Ben BaerShow the rest of the arena!!! LeBron had more fans at his HIGH SCHOOL games. https://t.co/zqyHxdEBmh
Retweeted by Ben BaerTrump: "Did you ever notice Biden gets the state wrong?" A few minutes later, he refers to Minneapolis as "Mindianapolis."
Retweeted by Ben BaerIs the savage and near-universal mockery of Trump’s crowd issues a little bit petty and ultimately meaningless? Pro… https://t.co/Z5q6NKuguc
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6/21
2020
What a difference a day makes. Well done @parscale. https://t.co/I42agbNmIK
Retweeted by Ben BaerBarr lied. Again. https://t.co/4qPcjsuGhE
Retweeted by Ben Baerto assuage his ego and create super spreader event at the site of the country’s worst race riot of a virus that dis… https://t.co/WxLpiDVOQt
Retweeted by Ben BaerKentucky cutting number of polling places for Tuesday’s primary from 3700 to 200 There will be one polling place f… https://t.co/9hm5OkhaYf
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6/20
2020
Here’s the problem: when you’re posting 3200 news cases a day *and rising* as in AZ, you can’t do contact tracing o… https://t.co/aGOR4Nv1YL
Retweeted by Ben BaerFirst time I had heard of it was when “Atlanta” did an episode revolving around it. https://t.co/FJfDd5BeYaFlorida and Arizona both had bad days. Florida now sitting at 132 and Arizona at 307. Both rising. Wear masks!TFW the billionaire class and the military-industrial complex are fighting and you just want to give everyone healt… https://t.co/MGN7vsoVyw
Retweeted by Ben Baer @davewatkinsjr You would think but I’m not a doctor or epidemiologist. @danielwc117 Pretty much. There's obvious reasons to be concerned and there should be warnings/steps taken. But get… https://t.co/IrnSntkNowAll three are rising so we don’t know where they will end up but I find it difficult to imagine they’ll get to NY.… https://t.co/P1uds5uNax @BPCMLS is about giving BLACK PLAYERS in MLS a VOICE and making SYSTEMIC CHANGE both in & outside of our league.… https://t.co/Dv3o1R2d0X
Retweeted by Ben BaerNY (as a state) had 668 cases per 100k at the peak, and it was likely much more than that considering the positivit… https://t.co/2SPgnQi4EI
6/19
2020
If you add back the 45k tests Washington dropped today, the national positivity rate would be 5.27% not 5.79%. Stil… https://t.co/uiCXTREZGaIn light of the ruling today on DACA, reposting a relevant story I wrote earlier this year @BleacherReport. I profi… https://t.co/3lyHnI24Ou
Retweeted by Ben BaerDACA Survives!! Our fight continues. We must demand the Trump admin open DACA applications to new recipients. So… https://t.co/sxMSvNQpUa
Retweeted by Ben BaerAs Trump said Biden's campaign had left him in his basement "and at some point he is going to have to come out for… https://t.co/tyVv2ssDXx
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6/18
2020
Fox News admitting no one should take Tucker Carlson seriously as a source of information or news of the day. Someo… https://t.co/Myyyylcl60
Retweeted by Ben Baer @fprosk @daveweigel @DataProgress Thanks. Just got an email from him.Osceola County still has a very low incidence number. 107 cases over the last 6 days.If you're wondering about Florida...7.5% positivity rate (incl. today) and rising. Number of people per 100k who cu… https://t.co/uD1NSG6F0P @daveweigel @DataProgress They got anything on NY 17?
6/17
2020
Fired. Michael Henkel, 61, of Philadelphia, who was a family court supervisor, was fired after this video surfaced… https://t.co/TBr8z5UTw3
Retweeted by Ben BaerHe’s right. This is still the first wave. https://t.co/YR8ELCbIKWA far-right white supremacist terrorist used the BLM protests to shoot and kill two police officers in Oakland in t… https://t.co/TTQlqiZrTM
Retweeted by Ben BaerThis isn't due to an increase testing as the positivity rate over the last 7 days is now pushing into the 20s. They… https://t.co/YOEAc9B6WR
6/16
2020
So Russia and China want Trump as President 🤔 https://t.co/daycYkKTAO
6/15
2020
This site is free. https://t.co/0TOMuBz0TA
Retweeted by Ben BaerHe is admitting, what we already know, that his followers are "white men in 'rage'" that are afraid of "losing powe… https://t.co/lXrEhWCv4p
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6/14
2020
@tutulismyname @nytimes yea man. Here is daily positivity %, rolling positivity % and number of people per 100k who… https://t.co/IqIrwMvRRbThis. And if you're in AZ/UT or the South, I would be extra vigilant at this point. Some numbers are getting pretty… https://t.co/frfSD1Li2bEmigrating from Jamaica to the US in the middle of 6th (!) grade and witnessing a huge fight between Blacks and whi… https://t.co/pTNVzV8UCU
Retweeted by Ben BaerFor the umpteenth time: There’s a huge difference between honoring historical figures in spite of their sins (Washi… https://t.co/tlhuchzmde
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6/12
2020
Shoutout to everyone on reddit/r/MLS that thinks we convinced @CharlieDavies9, club GMs, coaches, and a *fan* to co… https://t.co/GTk10qXeGx
Retweeted by Ben Baer @FPL_JackN But they have Cincinnati.Group D is probably the best group in the tourney. https://t.co/qKl4cWtrsrThis really shows how Trump has distorted the values of the Party of Lincoln. I mean, could you imagine Ronald Reag… https://t.co/jXmGe8UAdE
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6/11
2020

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