Articles tagged: MLS


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DC United Falls 1-0 At Home To Orlando City SC

On May 16th DC United (2-0-4, 10th, Eastern Conference) fell 1-0 to Orlando City SC (2-3-0, 2nd, Eastern Conference). The game’s only goal came in the seventh minute, thanks to... Read more

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DC United Snaps Three-Game Losing Streak Against Chicago

DC United (2-0-3, 5th, Eastern Conference) saw their three-game losing streak come to an end Thursday night with their 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire (0-1-4, 13th, Eastern Conference). The... Read more

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The Buzz at Buzzard Point

For the first time in a while, there is a legitimate buzz around D.C. sports. The Capitals are coming off a Stanley Cup championship and the Redskins occupy the top... Read more

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MLS Playoff Preview

Well, it’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, Thanksgiving plans are being made, and Toronto FC are poised to make a run at their first-ever MLS Cup.... Read more

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The Pros and Cons of MLS Expansion

Atlanta United recently broke the all-time attendance record for a standalone MLS game, drawing 70,425 fans to its game against Orlando City SC. To put the situation in context, yes,... Read more

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Andre Blake can’t stop saving

It’s the 77th minute and the New York Red Bulls can sense a breakthrough. They’ve been dominating the Philadelphia Union all game but haven’t been able to find the back... Read more

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Josef Martínez can’t stop scoring

28 games into the MLS season, to have your starting striker providing 17 goals is a solid tally. He would be tied for fourth on the goal scoring charts, with... Read more

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MLS is making a mistake

The biggest story of the MLS offseason was the addition of two expansion teams, Atlanta United and Minnesota United. The two clubs have had differing success, with Minnesota leaking goals... Read more

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Check the Booth: An Argument for Extended Instant Replay in Pro Sports

There’s nothing more frustrating than your favorite team getting screwed out of an important win because of an officiating error. It happens fairly often. No matter the sport, there’s always... Read more

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The Rise of the Chinese Super League

Fredy Montero joined Chinese Super League club Tianjin Teda on February 6 for €5 million. Montero, the all-time leading goal scorer for Seattle Sounders FC, left Sporting CP, boyhood club... Read more

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Jurgen Klinsmann’s Conundrum

On October 15, 2015, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber claimed that Jurgen Klinsmann, the United States men’s national team manager, made comments detrimental to the league when the former German... Read more

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MLS: Professional Soccer’s Retirement Home

Today, Major League Soccer is well infused with better known players who played for most of their soccer careers in Europe before deciding to make the move to the USA.... Read more

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The Inevitable Rise of the MLS

Things are changing for professional soccer in the United States. Earlier this year, Orlando City SC and NYCFC squared off in front of a crowd of 62,538 screaming fans. Both... Read more

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Henry at RFK: The Changing MLS

Last Saturday night, I found myself sitting in the concrete husk of an arena called RFK Stadium.  I was there to watch DC United take on the New York Red... Read more