Major League Soccer's creation of targeted allocation money allowed teams to buy in the summer transfer market like never before. Here are the best signings of that busy summer.
Friday, August 14, 2015
The 2010 World Cup veteran has earned a long-overdue U.S. national team recall, writes Thomas Floyd.
After missing out on a fourth World Cup appearance last year, Kaka was thrilled to break back into Brazil's squad ahead of Russia 2018.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A second-half blitz saw New York City earn their first win in three games - beating Eastern Conference leaders DC United.
The Utah club has landed the South American forward to boost its attacking ranks after trading Alvaro Saborio.
The Barcelona star is suspended for the Selecao's first two World Cup qualifiers but has been added as a 24th member of the squad for September's friendlies.
The U.S. striker could make his Bundesliga debut this weekend against Schalke, but team captain Clemens Fitz says there will be an adjustment period for the 24-year-old.
The trio are joined by newcomers Alisson, Douglas Santos and Lucas Lima for the Chevrolet Brasil Global Tour clashes with Costa Rica and the United States.
New York CIty FC stars, including designated player Frank Lampard, linked up with Komen Greater NYC to help fight breast cancer.
The U.S. national team's Gold Cup failure is going to make it tougher for the Americans to qualify for the Olympics. Here is a look at the players who will face that task.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
The U.S. Open Cup final is set for Sept. 30 at PPL Park after the Philadelphia Union ousted the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City defeated Real Salt Lake.
The new-look LA Galaxy will face their first stiff test, with FC Dallas looking to climb back up the Western Conference table.
The Impact fought from two goals down to level the match, but the Whitecaps still hold the away goals tiebreaker heading into the second leg.
BBVA Compass Stadium and Toyota Stadium will host matches Feb. 10-21 to decide CONCACAF's two representatives at the 2015 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Brazilian forward, who has won both Liga MX and MLS Golden Boot awards, is again set to miss significant time for Queretaro.
The physical center back continues a recent roster overhaul for the struggling Sounders, who have lost five straight games in MLS play.
U.S. international Joe Corona bested his old club Tuesday and, despite leaving his hometown, is on the path to success, writes Jon Arnold.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The first leg of the Canadian Championship final gets underway in Montreal on Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.
Not for the first time, the American has turned the needle away from his much-inked body to prove himself a safe pair of hands elsewhere other than on a soccer field.
The U.S. and Mexico both will want to earn a ticket to the Confederations Cup but will enter in unusual situations, writes Jon Arnold.