PLUS THREE FROM PATRICK

• Buzz Lagos formed the Minnesota Thunder as an amateur team in 1990. The Thunder turned professional in 1995 and had these gestations:

•United States International Soccer League, pro division [1995-96]. Buzz had a hard time remembering the official name when I asked.

•A-League [1997-2004]. Merger of the USISL's pro division and American Professional Soccer League.

•First Division, United Soccer Leagues [2005-09]. The Thunder folded in 2009.