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2014 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Sunday, November 30, 2014, 1:11 AM
Here's the full schedule for this year's Major League Soccer playoffs. For the first time in the current postseason format, both legs of the conference semifinals are being contested on weekends. This is something that fans have wanted for a long time, and the league finally has built enough space... Read more

MLS roundup: New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips nears goal record

Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:46 AM
Major League Soccer is renowned for its relentless focus on the present and future instead of the past. But as the league's 19th season builds towards its climax, the spotlight is taking a rare turn towards the history books. One of MLS' signature records, the single-season scoring record, has stood... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Kansas City impresses in win over Saprissa

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:34 PM
If you tuned in to Fox Sports 1 on Thursday evening, you saw a pretty impressive performance by Sporting Kansas City in the CONCACAF Champions League. Their 3-1 win over Deportivo Saprissa secured three big points, and provided a goal difference cushion ahead of the group stage-ending rematch in Costa... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, EPL giants clash

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:24 PM
Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake 10:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) The latest chapter of one of Major League Soccer’s most underrated rivalries is a must-win game for Dillon Powers and the Rapids, who are fading in the Western Conference playoff race. But Real Salt Lake is nearly unbeatable at their... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Montréal Impact beat New York Red Bulls

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:10 PM
Montréal's season in MLS has long since been left for dead, but the Impact are alive and well in the CONCACAF Champions League. And if you haven't yet watched Designated Player midfielder Ignacio Piatti, you might want to start paying attention. The Argentine playmaker had another fine performance... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League roundup: D.C., Portland keep rolling

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:42 AM
While Philadelphia and Seattle were focusing on the U.S. Open Cup last night, D.C. and Portland were watching their teams in the CONCACAF Champions League. Both teams recorded important victories, with United taking a big step toward clinching a spot in the knockout rounds. Here are the video highlights... Read more

Seattle's stars, savvy shine in Open Cup final

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:25 AM
For much of the night, the 101st U.S. Open Cup final was about the Union: their hustle, their determination, their incredible fans that had PPL Park literally shaking. But when the final whistle blew, the Sounders deservedly stood in the spotlight. Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins proved why they... Read more

Live video: Soccer Morning with NASN and Soccerly.com, September 16

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 7:18 AM
Jason Davis is out for another day, so I have been invited back for a return engagement in the Soccer Morning host's chair. You can watch the show via YouTube - I'll mbed the video when it goes live. I'll be joined by two guests today. First up will be Alicia Rodriguez, author of The Goat Parade,... Read more

Live chat: Union vs. Sounders U.S. Open Cup preview

Monday, September 15, 2014, 11:29 PM
Throughout this week, Philly.com and the Seattle Times are collaborating on some projects to bring you enhanced coverage of the U.S. Open Cup final between the Union and the Sounders. You have already seen the video preview that I hosted Monday with Matt Pentz, the Times' Sounders beat writer, previewing... Read more

Video: Previewing the 101st Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final

Monday, September 15, 2014, 5:48 PM
The stage is set for the Philadelphia Union to contend for their first ever trophy, and for the Seattle Sounders to try to claim American soccer's oldest prize for the fourth time. Ahead of the 101st Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, I got together with Matt Pentz of the Seattle Times for a preview of what we'll... Read more
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