Austin FC, Matthew McConaughey dreaming big

A visit to SXSW about 10 years ago, and a meeting, changed the trajectory of Major League Soccer’s makeup. The visitor? MLS commissioner Don Garber. Who was he meeting? The Mayor of... Read more »

Players, teams, storylines to watch

Major League Soccer’s 26th season is about to kick off, with the opening match between the Houston Dynamo and San Jose Earthquakes on Friday evening. The Columbus Crew are the defending champions,... Read more »

Chicharito scores twice as Galaxy beat Inter Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — All it took was 73 minutes. Trying to change last season’s narrative, Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez kicked off his 2021 MLS campaign with a pair of second-half goals to... Read more »

LAFC-Sounders becomes one of MLS’ best rivalries

LOS ANGELES — The Seattle Sounders set the tone by winning the U.S. Open Cup their first three years as a member of Major League Soccer. In 2014, they won the Supporters’... Read more »

‘Clown’ David Ochoa creates post-match fracas

Real Salt Lake’s season-opening victory culminated in a post-match flaring of tempers when goalkeeper David Ochoa, in an opposing defender’s words, acted like “a bit of a clown.” When the final whistle... Read more »

Galaxy’s strong start not just Chicharito but Greg Vanney

CARSON, Calif. — “New era, same culture.” That was the message Los Angeles Galaxy supporters unveiled in the stands ahead of the home-opening 3-2 win against New York Red Bulls. Four words... Read more »

Sounders still best, Revs legit, Cade Cowell promising

Three weeks into the Major League Soccer season, and some things have been a bit surprising while others are just as expected. Here are the latest headlines following another full weekend of... Read more »

Galaxy still dominant at home vs. LAFC in El Trafico

CARSON, Calif. — If you really want to understand the madness around El Tráfico matchups between the Los Angeles Galaxy and LAFC, look no further than Saturday. An earthquake hit Southern California... Read more »

Inter Miami a mess, new territory for LAFC

Seven weeks into the Major League Soccer season and we have reached the international break. This time off figures to benefit most teams around the league and also help build anticipation for... Read more »

Austin FC’s home debut about more than the result

AUSTIN, Texas — The result never really mattered. Austin FC’s inaugural match Saturday at Q2 Stadium, a scoreless draw against the San Jose Earthquakes, was about more than just soccer. Sure, a... Read more »