1. Chicago Fire (1998, 2000, 2003, 2006) 4
1. Seattle Sounders (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014) 4
1. Sporting KC (2004, 2012, 2015, 2017) 4
4. D.C. United (1996, 2008, 2013) 3
5. Houston Dynamo (2018, 2023) 2
5. LA Galaxy (2001, 2015) 2
5. FC Dallas (1997, 2016) 2
FC Cincinnati can clinch MLS's Supporters' Shield on Saturday. Playoff races heat up in the NWSL and USL Championship. Read the whole story
Two games on Wednesday -- the Open Cup final and Campeones Cup -- highlighted the consequences of a crowded MLS schedule. Read the whole story
• Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup final between Inter Miami (without Lionel Messi) and the Houston Dynamo posted a Total Audience Delivery of 1.2 million viewers for Spanish-language coverage across Telemundo, Universo and Peacock, making it the most-watched program in the time slot regardless of language in Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Houston, Dallas, Orlando, and Philadelphia.
The 2024 women's pro expansion team put at the helm a Bay Area coach well known at several levels. Read the whole story
Coach Gonzalo Segares named a 20-player squad with six newcomers for two friendlies in Brazil. Read the whole story
• USL League One's North Carolina FC signed 17-year-old defender Adrian Pelayo from the Portland Timbers academy to a pro contract. He had attended a U.S. U-17 national team camp in April but has been called up for next week's Mexican U-17 national camp ahead of the U-17 World Cup in Indonesia. One of the Mexican stars is the Charleston Battery's Fidel Barajas, who, like Pelayo, started out with the U.S. U-17s and in an MLS academy before switching to Mexico's U-17s and a USL pro team. Two other U.S.-based players -- Javen Romero (LAFC academy) and Fernando Delgado (Real Monarchs) -- are competing for berths on the Mexico U-17 team.
Jack Lynn (Orlando City B) is the only repeat selection on the Best XI. Read the whole story
The squad includes three players from Solar SC and two each from the San Diego Surf, Legends FC and Michigan Hawks. Read the whole story
• Joe Dickerson, who will serve as a VAR, is the lone U.S. official assigned to the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesia (Nov. 10-Dec 2) for which 18 referees, 36 assistant referees and 18 video game officials have been appointed. He is the only Concacaf official assigned from a participant nation. The other eight from the Concacaf region hail from Honduras, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.
• Complete list of 72 officials assigned HERE.
A hound from Oaxaca provided the most impressive game interruption by a pooch on record. Read the whole story