1. Former FC Cincinnati player Tommy Heinemann won his arbitration case against the 2018 USL regular-season champion.
upheld the decision by the USL through its Dispute Resolution process that FC Cincinnati was in breach when it terminated the USL standard contract he signed for the 2018 season. Heinemann was on the
FC Cincinnati roster at the start of training but later released after it said he had a failed physical. Heinemann, 31, played for the 2017 NASL champion San Francisco Deltas. He spent the 2018 USL
season with Penn FC. He was represented by Steve Gans, who ran for U.S. Soccer president in 2018, and Bill Worth of the Boston law firm Prince Lobel Tye. 2. NBC Sports and the Premier League will hold their second “Premier League Mornings Live” event in downtown Manhattan on Dec. 8
, the same day as MLS
Cup, which will be hosted by the New York Red Bulls if they beat Atlanta United in the Eastern Conference final. The Premier League Mornings studio team will broadcast live from the event at South
Street Seaport, beginning at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The first event in September drew more than 2,000 fans on a rooftop overlooking the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. 3. New England Revolution defender Chris Tierney has retired after 11 years in MLS
. He was the longest-tenured outfield player in Revolution history
and played 246 games. The Wellesley, Mass. native started for the Revs in MLS Cup 2014 and was selected to the 2015 MLS all-star team.