Do or die for the Chicago Fire against D.C. United

Do or die for the Chicago Fire against D.C. United originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago Fire desperately need a win against D.C. United as the season is quickly slipping... Read more »

Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets, Luis Suárez not traveling to Vancouver; Whitecaps offer fans food discounts

Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Luis Suárez are expected to play when Inter Miami returns home for two matches next week ahead of the international break. (Photo by Peter Joneleit/Icon Sportswire via... Read more »

MLS power rankings: Christian Benteke has Zlatan-ified DC United

Christian Benteke is tied for the golden boot this season with 11 goals. Photograph: Mady Mertens/USA Today Sports Welcome back to the Guardian’s MLS Power Rankings, where I have a beef with... Read more »

New USL League One team in Antelope Valley builds on buzz with crest, name reveal party

Seven and a half months ago, John Smelzer — a longtime sports and media executive who began his career on the 1994 World Cup organizing committee — announced he was bringing professional... Read more »

Inter Miami’s Lionel Messi set to make an MLS-record $20.45 million this season

Lionel Messi, shaking hands with MLS Commissioner Don Garber after a match last season, has a base salary of $12 million this season. (Tim Nwachukwu / Getty Images) Lionel Messi will make... Read more »

MLS suspends Toronto FC coach, players after chaotic brawl breaks out in loss to NYCFC

Toronto alleged that NYCFC’s head coach cornered and punched one of their players at the last match between the two clubs on Saturday night, too. (Mert Alper Dervis/Anadolu via Getty Images) Things... Read more »

Philadelphia Union-NYCFC match interrupted by raccoon field invader

Just a little guy taking in the sights. (Photo by Terence Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The most agile athlete on the field of Wednesday’s game between the Philadelphia Union and New... Read more »

MLS has a revolutionary rule to curb time-wasting. Lionel Messi exposed its main flaw

Lionel Messi has been kicked and clobbered, twisted and tackled, bruised and battered thousands of times throughout his career, and nearly every time, after wincing and writhing, then walking off a field,... Read more »

Chaotic brawl breaks out, punching allegations surface after NYCFC’s 3-2 win over Toronto FC

Toronto alleged that NYCFC’s head coach cornered and punched one of their players at the last match between the two clubs on Saturday night, too. (Mert Alper Dervis/Anadolu via Getty Images) Things... Read more »

LAFC defeats Las Vegas to advance in U.S. Open Cup

LAFC head coach Steve Cherundolo, shown here earlier this season, received a red card during Wednesday’s match. (Michael Wyke / Associated Press) LAFC advanced to the Round of 16 in the U.S.... Read more »