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Major League Soccer

CONCACAF Wrap: Montréal Impact take lead on Alajuelense

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 10:43 AM
It took all of nine minutes for the Montréal Impact to get on the board against Alajuelense in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal. Just five minutes, the roar from the crowd of 33,675 at Olympic Stadium grew even louder, as Victor Cabrera doubled the Impact's lead. But... Read more

MLS Wrap: David Villa leads NYCFC to triumph at Yankee Stadium

Sunday, March 15, 2015, 11:56 PM
NEW YORK - Stop there for a moment. Yes, you've seen the dateline on here and on every other soccer websites many times before. Even within the narrower context of MLS, it has made regular appearances in stories on television events and interviews at MLS' Manhattan headquarters. But until Sunday... Read more

Games to Watch: NYCFC set to take Yankee Stadium stage

Friday, March 13, 2015, 7:11 AM
Orlando City at Houston Dynamo 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás, Univision Deportes) After getting a raucous reception from over 62,000 fans at the Citrus Bowl last weekend, Orlando hits the road for the first time. Kaká is the big star - and Amobi Okugo is well known to Union fans, of course... Read more

MLS Wrap: Kaká, Diskerud, Altidore score on opening weekend

Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:24 PM
Three of Major League Soccer's big off-season acquisitions opened their accounts on the first weekend of action. Jozy Altidore struck twice in Toronto's 3-1 win at Vancouver on Saturday, and Mix Diskerud traded goals with Kaká in Orlando's 1-1 draw with New York City on Sunday. A capacity crowd... Read more

Games to Watch: Major League Soccer's 20th season kicks off in style

Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:20 AM
United States women vs. Switzerland 12:00 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) On Wednesday, Carli Lloyd and the U.S. women had to come from behind to beat Norway, 2-1. Switzerland won't pose nearly as tough a challenge, but it sends enough of a message that the Americans struggled against a Norwegian team... Read more

Brian Carroll, Danny Cruz reflect on MLS CBA negotiations

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 5:47 PM
Brian Carroll and Danny Cruz were the Philadelphia Union's two player reps for the dramatic collective bargaining negotiations between Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union. Now that the deal is done, the two midfielders took some time on Thursday to talk with reporters about the process.... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: D.C. United out, Club América advances

Thursday, March 5, 2015, 10:48 AM
Most MLS fans paying attention to events in Washington on Wednesday had their eye on the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service’s K Street headquarters. But across town at 23rd and East Capitol, there was an actual game taking place. Unfortunately, it did not go as well as the CBA negotiations... Read more

CONCACAF Wrap: Princeton product Porter sends Montréal to semifinals

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 11:15 AM
When the Montréal Impact picked Princeton forward Cameron Porter in the third round of this year's draft, no one thought much of it. Sure, he was the Ivy League's offensive player of the year as a senior in 2014, and his 15 goals scored on the season tied the best mark in the NCAA's Division... Read more

CBA negotiations resonate across Major League Soccer

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:45 PM
On Tuesday night, I hosted a roundtable discussion on Backheel.com about the collective bargaining negotiations between Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union. The very real threat of a player strike looms large over the countdown to the start of MLS' 20th season. I had four guests on the... Read more

MLS CBA uncertainty leaves Union's season opener in doubt

Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 10:04 PM
After two preseason training stints in Florida, the Union are back in town and are preparing for Saturday’s season opener against the Colorado Rapids at PPL Park (4 p.m., 6ABC). There’s just one small problem: the game might not happen. Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union are... Read more
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