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Former MLS players dominate MLS coaching ranks 
The first 19 MLS titles have been won by 12 coaches. Six of the 20 current MLS head coaches have ...
D.C. United wins second leg but loses CCL series 
Needing a three-goal victory to advance in the Concacaf Champions League, D.C. United came up short against Alajuelense Wednesday night ...
Soccer on TV 
The U.S. U-17s go for their third straight victory in the Concacaf qualifiers on Thursday.
MLS CBA deal: who got what? what gave up what? 
An agreement in principle was reached between MLS and the MLS Players Union early Wednesday evening on a five-year collective ...
What They're Saying: NBA player Luol Deng 
"We played with balls made of socks, or put a towel over a balloon and wrapped duct tape around it. ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
MLS CBA deal: who got what? what gave up what?
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, Mar 5, 2015 2:23 AM EST
Photo An agreement in principle was reached between MLS and the MLS Players Union early Wednesday evening on a five-year collective bargaining agreement, ending the threat of the league's first work stoppage. The historic agreement includes restricted free agency for the first time, "more movement," MLS Commissioner Don Garber noted on Sports Center, "than we probably thought we would provide when the league was launched." That does not mean all players were happy. Far from it.  
What They're Saying: MLS fan Jon Fish 
"It's just a little nudge from the fans to the league and the players' union, 'Hey guys, do what you ...
Three takeaways from USA-Norway 
Carli Lloyd once again flashed her goalscoring prowess to rally the USA from a 1-0 deficit as it beat Norway, ...
Video Pick: How Messi and Neymar warm up  
Lionel Messi and Neymar entertain even before the game. Here's a 30-second glimpse of them warming up before Barcelona beat ...
Road to Vancouver: Sweden stuns Germany at Algarve Cup 
The USA survived a scare from Norway, but Germany and Japan weren't so lucky, falling on the opening day of ...
MLS: 2015 Eastern Conference Preview 
The departures of Houston and Sporting Kansas City to the Western Conference gives MLS two expansion teams, in this case ...
MLS Trade Central: Philly adds pair of youngsters 
The Philadelphia Union agreed to terms with Saint Louis University defender Raymond Lee and 18-year-old midfielder Eric Ayuk Mbu from ...
Real Monarchs ink deal on new stadium site 
A week after a deal for a stadium at the Utah State Fairgrounds fell apart, Real Salt Lake owner Dell ...
MLS and union headed deep into overtime 
Talks between representatives of MLS and the MLS Players Union continued Wednesday as they attempted to conclude a new collective ...
Frank Klopas on Montreal miracle: 'God never sleeps' 
The Montreal Impact made history when it became the first Canadian team (and just third MLS club) to beat a ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

U.S. U-17s open Nike Friendlies with 3-1 win over England
The U.S. under-17 national team got two goals from Christian Pulisic, his 15th and 16th of the season, and one ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


MLS: 2015 Eastern Conference Preview
The departures of Houston and Sporting Kansas City to the Western Conference gives MLS two expansion teams, in this case ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


'Clubs are the building blocks' (Kevin Payne Q&A, Part 1)
Longtime MLS executive Kevin Payne served as D.C. United president during its golden years of the 1990s and has also ...
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IFAB nearly gets one right, UEFA gets it all wrong
Well, well -- how about this? Had to happen some time, I suppose, so here we are: I find myself in agreement with an IFAB decision. At least, partially so.

"We played with balls made of socks, or put a towel over a balloon and wrapped duct tape around it. We used a tennis ball a lot, too. Only in big games did we actually use a soccer ball."

-- Miami Heat NBA player Luol Deng describes growing up playing soccer in South Sudan in the Huffington Post article "Is African Soccer the NBA's New Breeding Ground?"