The Wilf family has a minority stake in Nashville SC and bid for the MLS expansion team began play in Minnesota in 2017. Read the whole story
1. FC Dallas (*Hunt family, 1996)
2. New England Revolution (Robert Kraft, 1996)
3. Colorado Rapids (Stan Kroenke, 2003)
4. Atlanta United (Arthur Blank, 2017)
5. Columbus SC (Jimmy and Dee Haslam, 2019)
6. Orlando City (Wilf family, 2021, to be finalized)
7. Charlotte FC (David Tepper, 2022)
*Originally owned the Columbus Crew and Kansas City Wizards.
Note: In parentheses is first season in which the owner had or will have a team in MLS.
After starting out with four straight losses, Minnesota United badly needed a victory. The Loons got one, but it was not easy. Read the whole story
Wednesday, May 12
Toronto FC 2 Columbus 0. (Goals: Bradley 13, Altidore 87.)
Philadelphia 1 New England 1. (Goals: Przybylko 88; Bunbury 85. Att.: 5,000.)
Inter Miami 0 CF Montreal 2. (Goals: Johnsen 14, 25. Att.: 8,220.)
Houston 1 Sporting KC 0. (Goal: Urruti 56. Att.: 7,054.)
Minnesota United 1 Vancouver 0. (Goal: Abila 72. Att.: 4,100.)
San Jose 0 Seattle 1. (Goal: C.Roldan 18. Att.: 5,000.)
The average of 356,000 per game is boosted by increases of more than 40 percent on ABC, FS1 and ESPN and their Spanish-language networks. Read the whole story
For three semifinalists, the season began eight months ago. For the fourth, the season seemed like it would never get started. Read the whole story
Gloire Amanda (Oregon State). Canadian leads nation with 15 goals and 37 points.
Victor Bezerra (Indiana). Chicagoan was named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year.
Valentin Noel (Pittsburgh). French sophomore is top ACC scorer with 11 goals.
Malia Berkely (Florida State). *Back-to-back ACC Defensive Player of the Year.
Jaelin Howell (Florida State). Earned first U.S. cap in November.
Brianna Pinto (North Carolina). First-team All-ACC pick for third season.
*Signed with French club Bordeaux in January and didn't play in spring.
Chelsea (Christian Pulisic) had its position in the Premier League top four comprised. Galatasaray (DeAndre Yedlin) now shares the Super Lig lead. Read the whole story
1. Jordan Siebatcheu, Young Boys (Swiss Super League), 32 games
2. Henry Wingo, Ferencvaros (Hungarian NB1), 12 games
3. *Chris Richards, Bayern Munich (German Bundesliga), 3 games
4. Zack Steffen, Manchester City (English Premier League), 1 game
5. Brenden Aaronson, Red Bull Salzburg (Austrian Bundesliga), 18 games
*Moved on loan to Hoffenheim in January.
The 22-year-old American Christian Pulisic served as club spokesman to explain Chelsea's 1-0 loss to Arsenal. Here's how handled it. Read the whole story
1. Crew brass was told beforehand that rebranding would not go over well with hardcore fans By Jacob Myers (Columbus
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3. Atiba Harris' unconventional post-playing plan to boost St. Kitts & Nevis By Jon Arnold (Get Concacafed)
Fixed link: ESPN expected to announce LaLiga rights acquisition this week, say sources By Christopher Harris (World Soccer Talk)