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Friday, May 17, 2013
8:11 AMFormer LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham took his first step toward a MLS return -- as an executive -- when he declared his intent to retire at the end of the campaign.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
2:50 AMEvery club establishes its own priorities and pursues them in a certain manner. Only one of them appears to do so outside of the standard operating principles.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
8:27 AMFC Dallas retains its place atop the Rankings after securing a 2-1 victory over bottom side D.C. United on Saturday.
Monday, May 13, 2013
8:23 AMThe conclusion of the Dynamo's staggering 36-match home unbeaten run came at the hands of one of the club's most frequently tormented opponents.
Friday, May 10, 2013
3:12 AMExpect the heaviest slate of midweek matches to date to influence the proceedings this weekend.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
7:52 AMCoaches, general managers and technical directors constantly survey the domestic market for upgrades. Those entreaties usually fail. Sometimes, they result in unexpected trades.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
7:39 AMFC Dallas returns to the top of this week's salary-infused edition of the Rankings.
Monday, May 6, 2013
7:58 AMTwo particular problems usually flummox a strong Dynamo squad: a match away from BBVA Compass Stadium and a meeting with the two-time defending MLS Cup champions.
Friday, May 3, 2013
7:37 AMHouston and Los Angeles, the 2011 and 2012 MLS Cup finalists, meet once again in a marquee matchup to close out the Week 10 slate.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
7:31 AMInvited guests come and go in MLS camps as the season progresses. Few of them possess the cachet of the former U.S. international winger.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
9:03 AMLos Angeles ascends to the top of the Rankings after claiming a 2-0 victory at Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Monday, April 29, 2013
9:15 AMSome problems are easily overlooked. Fire emitting from the top of a scoreboard isn't one of them.
Friday, April 26, 2013
7:37 AMThe three Canadian sides must grapple with the fixture congestion caused by their domestic championship as they approach their MLS obligations this weekend.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
3:30 AMReports out of Brazil on Tuesday revived the persistent rumors about the potential inclusion of MLS teams in the South American tournament.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
9:33 AMFC Dallas retained its perch atop this week's Rankings with a 2-0 victory over Vancouver on Saturday.
Monday, April 22, 2013
12:31 PMMonday MLS Breakdown: Common bonds unite Boston and New York as Revolution, Red Bulls take the fieldInconceivable tragedy rocked the New England Revolution over the past two weeks. Their fans – with a little help from New York supporters – helped to pick them up.
Friday, April 19, 2013
1:23 PMSporting Kansas City will place its 519-minute shutout streak on the line when it travels to Los Angeles on Saturday night.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
8:33 AMMcCarthy's Musings: Recent revelations about the top Mexican earners obscure the financial differences between Liga MX and MLSThe Mexican edition of Forbes released a list of the highest-paid players in Mexico on Monday. It presented rather engaging reading for MLS followers north of the border.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
8:06 AMTragedy struck all of Boston - including its tight-knit soccer community - with the bombing of the 117th Boston Marathon.
2:48 AMFC Dallas climbs to the top of this week's Rankings after a 1-0 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday night.
Monday, April 15, 2013
8:12 AMHouston will receive richly deserved plaudits in the wake of its historic 2-1 victory over Chicago on Sunday.
Friday, April 12, 2013
3:14 AMHouston will attempt to etch its name into the record books with a result against Chicago on Sunday.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
3:15 AMMcCarthy's Musings: Seattle's elimination leaves MLS wanting more after CONCACAF Champions League setbackThe exit to Santos Laguna carried a heartening scene shortly before the final whistle: a desperate MLS side trying to secure the one goal required to book a place in the final.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
7:30 AMMontréal keeps its place atop this week's Rankings despite suffering its first defeat of the season at Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night.
Monday, April 8, 2013
7:51 AMMonday MLS Breakdown: Laws of the Game, mental breakdowns cost San Jose two points against VancouverMany, many factors can cause a team to drop points. An equipment malfunction and a suspect knowledge of the rulebook probably should not feature among them.
Friday, April 5, 2013
2:43 AMSan Jose striker Steven Lenhart will reportedly return to the Earthquakes in time for Saturday's visit from Vancouver.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
7:35 AMSounders FC boss Sigi Schmid demanded more from his sputtering team in the wake of a 2-1 defeat at Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
1:36 AMMontréal retains the top spot in this week's Rankings despite suffering its first defeat of the season at Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night.
Monday, April 1, 2013
7:50 AMLandon Donovan concluded his much discussed sabbatical and stepped onto the playing surface at BMO Field on Saturday afternoon.
Friday, March 29, 2013
7:32 AMMontreal places its unbeaten run on the line at Sporting Kansas City, as MLS welcomes its international stars back into the fold this weekend.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
3:05 AMMcCarthy's Musings: Mexico wins tactical battle out wide early, but U.S. strength through the middle earns a pointThe outcome of the 0-0 draw at Estadio Azteca hinged on one fundamental question: could Mexico's supremacy in the wide areas overcome the Americans' desire to pack the center?
Monday, March 25, 2013
7:45 AMFor better or for worse, the top side in the Eastern Conference over the past two seasons remains something of a work in progress in the early stages of this campaign.
Friday, March 22, 2013
2:26 AMSeveral teams must adjust for missing fixtures as they prepare to take the field this weekend.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
5:19 AMAs his teammates battled their way back in Panama City last month, Jairo Arrieta watched carefully from the bench.
Monday, March 18, 2013
8:45 AMThe second-year side entered this season with a new and unfamiliar coach and a starting XI stocked with seasoned veterans.
Friday, March 15, 2013
4:18 AMPacific Northwest rivals Seattle and Portland will square off at CenturyLink Field in the marquee affair of Rivalry Week.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
2:48 AMMcCarthy's Musings: Seattle's second half revival seals a historic CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal triumph over TigresThe passage of time will lend a rather undeserved gloss to Sounders FC's 3-2 aggregate victory over the Liga MX leaders.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
9:34 AMLos Angeles remains atop the Rankings for another week, but a pair of Canadian sides ramped up their pursuit over the weekend.
Monday, March 11, 2013
9:00 AMOnly Red Bulls coach Mike Petke can answer that question after the Costa Rican left back played a critical role in his side's collapse at San Jose on Sunday night.
Friday, March 8, 2013
2:08 PMColorado will host Philadelphia and a half a foot of snow to usher in its home slate in Commerce City.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
12:38 AMMcCarthy's Musings: Solid home display hands Houston narrow edge over Santos Laguna in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinalsBrad Davis scored a minute from time to give the Dynamo a precious goal to take to Torreón, but the home side may wonder if it let this series slip away at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
3:45 AMMLS Cup holder Los Angeles starts the season atop the Rankings after a 4-0 victory over Chicago on Sunday.
Monday, March 4, 2013
12:35 PMThe most important match during the opening weekend of the season took place on Sunday night in a location usually outside the league's purview.
Friday, March 1, 2013
3:33 AMAs the new campaign dawns, a familiar chase resumes for the 18 teams seeking to topple the reigning champions.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
6:10 AMLos Angeles will once again offer a formidable MLS Cup defense, but the Galaxy must ward off several threats to remain at the top of the heap.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:01 AMHouston and Sporting Kansas City stand out as the top sides in a muddled conference with little to separate the other contenders.
Monday, February 25, 2013
7:39 AMBalance represents a critical component in the parity-fueled world of MLS and the league faces critical decisions about how to tip the scales.
Friday, February 22, 2013
5:45 AMLeague executives and federation officials from the U.S. and Canada turned to one man to create the foundation for current and future success.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
11:30 AMIn its quest to mold the fare on the field and stamp out physical play, MLS relies on its enforcement body to guide players along the proper path.