[OLYMPIC COUNTDOWN] U.S. under-23 national team head coach Caleb Porter named an initial roster of 19 players who will assemble for training camp Tuesday ... Read the whole story
[WEEK 1] The pouring rain sweeping down the West Coast did not dampen the Portland Timbers in their home opener against the Philadelphia Union. ... Read the whole story
"It could go in that direction."
-- Former German national team captain Michael Ballack on whether he's headed to the New York Red Bulls when the 35-year-old's contract with Bayer Leverkusen expires this summer. (SID)
[TELEVISION WATCH] Much of the buildup to the debut of MLS on NBC had focused on a decision to utilize former Fox Soccer analyst ... Read the whole story
[TELEVISION WATCH] Saturday's Vancouver-Montreal game was the most-watched MLS game ever in Canada, drawing an average audience of 541,000 viewers for the Impact's debut ... Read the whole story
[MLS ATTENDANCE] Five of eight games in the opening week of the 2012 MLS season sold out. For MLS team attendance rankings ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] Defending champion Monterrey will take a two-goal lead into the second leg of their Concacaf Champions League quarterfinal series against visiting Morelia Tuesday ... Read the whole story