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Seattle's Dempsey, Toronto's Bradley pick MLS over Europe
The United States' Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey battle Argentina's Lionel Messi during the first half of a friendly soccer match on March 26, 2011, at New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Bradley and Dempsey were in similar circumstances in Europe.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Hanauer delivers state of the Sounders
Clint Dempsey, left, captain of the United States Men's National Soccer Team, shakes hands with Sounders majority owner Joe Roth, center as general manager Adrian Hanauer looks on at right, after Dempsey was introduced as the newest member of the MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in ... (more)
Why MLS Fans Should Be Excited for the 2014 Season
You know who you are. I used to be one of you - but not anymore. orphan. Growing up in Michigan, I had no hometown team - the closest semblance being trips to Chicago to see the Fire.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Toronto's new star midfielder making debut in Seattle
When you get as many shiny new toys as Toronto FC did over the offseason, you want to play with them.
USMNT: A Statistical Analysis of the Jurgen Klinsmann Era
While he has led the U.S. to a first-place finish in World Cup qualifying, the 2013 Gold Cup and impressive friendly wins over Italy, Mexico, Germany and Bosnia, questions still remain.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Michelle Kaufman: MLS proves naysayers wrong as it begins 19th season
So much for the naysayers back in the late 1990s who thought Major League Soccer didn't have staying power.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
MLS Team of the Week: Rimando, Bruin and Edu Star in Week 1
The first week of the Major League Soccer season saw plenty of players step up and surprise us with their talents.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Fri Mar 07, 2014
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United States' Landon Donovan gestures after scoring on a penalty kick during the first half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer game against Cuba on Saturday, July 13, 2013, in Sandy, Utah.
The Globe and Mail
Good news for MLS: Europe isn't always the clear choice
Math has never been my strong suit, but there is one logic progression that has been spouted so often by so many people in soccer that it became hard not to believe.
The Columbus Dispatch
Soccer | Crew: Constructing a winner
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - If there's a lesson to be learned about first-year Crew coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter, it's that the man hates to lose.
Dempsey will play in Soundersa Saturday opener
The Seattle Sounders continue preparing their roster for MLS opening day with new signings and word that designated player Clint Dempsey "will play a role" Saturday in the opener against Sporting Kansas City.
20 Storylines to Watch Out for in New MLS Season
The 2014 Major League Soccer season begins on Saturday and with it comes a new list of storylines to follow.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New England Soccer Today
USA Succumbs to Inspired Ukraine
Before a sparse crowd, 18th ranked Ukraine played an inspired brand of football to stake a 2-0 victory over a lackluster United States side at Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus.
Predicting USA's World Cup Squad Following Latest Internationals
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is just three months away, but the deadline to name the United States squad comes on May 13. On that date, manager Jurgen Klinsmann can name up to 30 players for a preliminary roster before cutting the final squad down to 23 on or before June 2. We already have a general idea of how the starting lineup will look, but there ... (more)
Biggest Blunders from This Week's International Friendlies as World Cup Beckons
As a Manchester City featured columnist for this site, my reaction to international friendlies is always the same: Who cares who wins as long as nobody gets hurt? Injuries are the greatest fear for the fan.
New MLS Marketing campain: For club and country
With MLS bringing home United States stars Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley ahead of the 2014 World Cup, the marketing message for the 2014 season is clear: watch the march to Brazil as "It All Starts Here" With MLS bringing home United States stars Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley ahead of the 2014 World Cup , the marketing message for the 2014 ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
USMNT's Loss to Ukraine Was Exactly What Klinsmann Needed for World Cup Prep
Most of the time in the world of sports, losing is a bad thing, unless you're Jurgen Klinsmann and a major roster decision is two months away.
USA vs. Ukraine: Score, Grades and Post-Match Reaction
After a poor showing in a 2-0 loss, perhaps the United States wishes the match hadn't been played after all.
Ukraine beats US 2-0 in soccer exhibition
Andriy Yarmolenko scored in the 12th minute and Marco Devic in the 68th as Ukraine exposed the shaky American central defense of Oguchi Onyewu and Anthony Brooks.