MLS outlines new plan to fight racism and increase Black representation in soccer

Major League Soccer has heard the nationwide calls for an end to systemic racism and social injustice as much as any sports organization this side of the NBA. On Monday, MLS outlined... Read more »

Philadelphia Union, Sporting Kansas City enter as top seeds

Following the events of Major League Soccer’s Decision Day — the final Sunday of the regular season — the 18-team 2020 MLS Cup playoff field is set. The playoffs kick off on... Read more »

Players, not owners or fans, at risk as sports return

Slowly but surely, sports are returning. Korean baseball and Germany’s Bundesliga are already back, early beneficiaries of their countries’ lauded handling of the global coronavirus pandemic. The United States still leads the... Read more »

Colorado Rapids postpone fourth straight MLS game

Make it four postponed games in a row for the coronavirus-hit Colorado Rapids. Major League Soccer announced Friday evening that it had called off Saturday’s match between the Rapids and the Los... Read more »

Real Salt Lake’s Sam Johnson suspended after alleged shooting at his party

Real Salt Lake forward Sam Johnson was suspended from the team and prohibited from all activities after a shooting took place at a party at his home earlier this month, according to... Read more »

FC Cincinnati uses picture of coach who is not Jaap Stam

FC Cincinnati’s unveiling of former Netherlands player and longtime coach Jaap Stam as its new manager did not go smoothly. The MLS team announced Stam as its manager on Thursday afternoon with... Read more »

MLS, players union finalize 2020 return plans

The Major League Soccer Players Association announced Wednesday that it has finalized plans to resume the coronavirus-ravaged 2020 MLS season following a vote by its membership. The agreement clears the way for... Read more »

MLS summer tournament in Orlando rife with questions

As sports leagues in the United States race to see which one can schedule a return date first, Major League Soccer has an opportunity. With competitors like the NBA and NHL looking... Read more »

Galaxy release Aleksandar Katai after wife’s offensive posts

The Los Angeles Galaxy released midfielder Aleksandar Katai on Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported, a day after discussing with him offensive social media posts made by his wife. Katai, 29, signed... Read more »

D.C. United paints ‘I Can’t Breathe’ and ‘BLM’ on Audi Field

Washington, D.C. has seen some of the biggest crowds of protesters anywhere in the world in the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minnesota police last month. Now the... Read more »