8:50 PM EST, Thu December 08, 2016

AP Interview: MLS commissioner has eyes on young star power

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber believes his league is in transition when it comes to star players. Garber spoke with The Associated Press by phone this week leading to Saturday's MLS Cup final between Seattle and Toronto, discussing the hiring of national coach Bruce Arena and league expansion to Atlanta and Minnesota in 2017. Garber expects a strong relationship between Arena and the league, but did not address whether Arena's appointment will lead to more MLS players being considered for the national team. Garber also remained confident of the U.S. qualifying for the 2018...
Seattle Times 7 hours ago
Fans scramble to secondary market for tickets to Sounders’ MLS Cup game in Toronto

Fans scramble to secondary market for tickets to Sounders’ MLS Cup game in Toronto

MLS controls ticket distribution for Saturday's game, to be played at an expanded 36,000-seat BMO Field in Toronto. Chris Leyden, a spokesperson for SeatGeek, the league’s official resale partner, said ticket demand far exceeds that of any previous MLS event.
Seattle Times 7 hours ago
Watch: Live stream of Sounders’ Brian Schmetzer, Jordan Morris, Osvaldo Alonso MLS Cup news conference

Watch: Live stream of Sounders’ Brian Schmetzer, Jordan Morris, Osvaldo Alonso MLS Cup news conference

Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer will take the stage with players Jordan Morris and Osvaldo Alonso at 10:30 a.m. for their MLS Cup news conference. Watch a live stream here.

RSL's already-eventful offseason now has more intrigue

freeform Eventful, right? Real Salt Lake’s offseason has already been filled with its share of twists and turns. » bJavier Morales/b held his own press conference in a hotel in downtown Salt Lake City to say goodbye to the fans, the end to a messy split with the club after a decade in Utah. » Head coach bJeff Cassar/b was re-signed to a one-year deal featuring multiple options. » Veteran center back bJamison Olave/b announced he’s ...
The Chronicle 9 hours ago
How Sunderland's Jermain Defoe has helped Toronto FC to the brink of glory

How Sunderland's Jermain Defoe has helped Toronto FC to the brink of glory

A Jozy Altidore-inspired Toronto could be crowned MLS champions on Saturday, thanks inadvertently to Defoe
Seattle Times 9 hours ago
A year in the life of Sounders’ Jordan Morris

A year in the life of Sounders’ Jordan Morris

In the last year, Jordan Morris has led the Cardinal to the program’s first men’s soccer national title and netted the goal that sent his hometown Sounders to their first MLS Cup final. Here's a look at his whirlwind year.
Seattle Times 9 hours ago
Unexpected title run by Sounders? It’s happened before

Unexpected title run by Sounders? It’s happened before

Follow sports long enough, and you’re bound to see history repeat itself. And more than a few former Sounders see themselves in the remarkable, ongoing revival that has swept Seattle into the MLS Cup.
CSN New England 10 hours ago

Brandon Pettigrew could be a TE option for Patriots

FOXBORO - The Lions are moving on from tight end Brandon Pettigrew. Could the Patriots be interested in moving him in?New England’s tight end landscape
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Khalida Popal's fight for Afghanistan WNT comes to Houston

Six years ago Popal was the captain of the Afghanistan Women's National Team. She looked around her country and refused to ignore the fact that women were treated like second class citizens.
Oregonian 11 hours ago
Seattle Sounders at Toronto FC in MLS Cup: Time, TV Channel, how to watch live online

Seattle Sounders at Toronto FC in MLS Cup: Time, TV Channel, how to watch live online

The Seattle Sounders will travel to face Toronto FC in the MLS Cup final on Saturday, December 10 at 5 p.m. Pacific Time at BMO Field in Toronto, Canada.
Oregonian 17 hours ago
Sports on TV, radio for Thursday, December 8: NFL, Trail Blazers, NBA, PGA, more

Sports on TV, radio for Thursday, December 8: NFL, Trail Blazers, NBA, PGA, more

Local games and sports on the air on December 8
CSN New England 21 hours ago

SportsNet Central Update: Busy night in Boston

Chris Sale addresses the Boston media for the first time, the Celtics blow out the Magic, and the Bruins work hard to earn a point against the Caps.
Denver Post 21 hours ago
Rapids’ Jared Watts thinks Pablo Mastroeni will be back with Colorado next season

Rapids’ Jared Watts thinks Pablo Mastroeni will be back with Colorado next season

Rapids center back Jared Watts on Wednesday gave a glowing review of coach Pablo Mastroeni's work in leading Colorado to the Western Conference finals this season and says he thinks Mastroeni will be back at the helm next year.
CSN New England 21 hours ago

Capitals lose 3-goal lead, recover to beat Bruins in OT

WASHINGTON - Nicklas Backstrom scored 1:36 into overtime, helping the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 after blowing a three-goal lead Wednesday night.Justin Williams scored twice
CSN New England 21 hours ago

Highlights: Bruins lose to Capitals 4-3 in OT

Highlights from the Bruins overtime loss against the Capitals Wednesday night.

MLS Player News

  • 1 Will Johnson

    Will Johnson

    A year later, former Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson is fighting for another MLS Cup

  • 1 Pablo Mastroeni

    Pablo Mastroeni

    Rapids’ Jared Watts thinks Pablo Mastroeni will be back with Colorado next season

  • 1 Osvaldo Alonso

    Osvaldo Alonso

    Watch: Live stream of Sounders’ Brian Schmetzer, Jordan Morris, Osvaldo Alonso MLS Cup news conference

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