MLS kicks off its 25th season on Saturday following an unprecedented increase in spending in the offseason. Read the whole story
Saturday, February 29
D.C. United vs. Colorado 1 pm.
Montreal vs. New England 3 pm.
Houston vs. LA Galaxy 3:30 pm.
San Jose vs. Toronto FC 5:30 pm.
FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia 6 pm.
Orlando City vs. Real Salt Lake 6 pm.
Nashville SC vs. Atlanta United 8 pm.
Vancouver vs. Sporting KC 10:30 pm.
Sunday, March 1
Columbus vs. NYCFC 12:30 pm.
NY Red Bulls vs. Cincinnati 1 pm.
Seattle vs. Chicago 3 pm.
LAFC vs. Inter Miami 5:30 pm.
Portland vs. Minnesota United 7:30 pm.
Note: All times ET.
"If I don’t try to see if we can do this. I’m gonna regret it. I didn’t want to regret it.”
-- Nashville SC majority owner John Ingram, recalling what he said at a commencement address at his high school, Montgomery Bell Academy, a decade ago, and how it resonates now. He secured an MLS franchise when few had previously even given Nashville a mention, and he agreed to a new stadium deal with Nashville mayor John Cooper when Cooper's revised terms threatened to kill Nashville's MLS agreement. Nashville SC's opener against Atlanta United on Saturday will draw more than 50,000 fans. (Tennessean)
There was lots of turnover in the offseason as many teams significantly upgraded their squads. Read the whole story
George Campbell (Atlanta United). Already an option at center back.
Bryce Duke (LAFC). Debuted at Leon in Concacaf Champions League.
Kevin Paredes (D.C. United). Impressed late in preseason.
Mauricio Pineda (Chicago). Older brother Victor also played briefly for Fire.
Tanner Tessman (FC Dallas). Turned down chance to play football at Clemson.
Four MLS teams -- all founding members of 1996 -- changed their monikers. Can you recall the original nicknames? Read the whole story