Sounders’ CONCACAF title pay off long-term vision

SEATTLE — Nothing about what happened Wednesday at Lumen Field was a coincidence. The Seattle Sounders becoming the first Major League Soccer team to win the CONCACAF Champions League was a yearslong... Read more »

MLS-Liga MX All-Star format back on for 2022

It ain’t broke, so Major League Soccer isn’t fixing it. After last year’s MLS All-Star Game vs. the best of Liga MX in Mexico, the league announced Thursday they will be running... Read more »

Galaxy still have El Trafico bragging rights on LAFC

The anticipation for this installment of El Trafico was just different. It was finally going to be Carlos Vela and Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez going against each other for the first time in... Read more »

Charlotte FC attendance record draws eyes from Duke-UNC

CHARLOTTE — Even the most ambitious dreams years ago would’ve had trouble envisioning this type of night for Major League Soccer. But as kickoff got closer, Charlotte FC knew what could be... Read more »

MLS Week 1 observations, from Carlos Vela to Chicarito

Every single thing Carlos Vela does or says this MLS season will be picked apart. (As if that wasn’t already the case.) LAFC’s star and first-ever signing is at a crossroads as... Read more »

Timbers’ Andy Polo suspended amid domestic violence allegations

Major League Soccer suspended Portland Timbers midfielder Andy Polo from all team activities after he was accused of domestic violence by his former girlfriend on Peruvian television, the league announced on Wednesday.... Read more »

NYCFC beats Portland Timbers on PK to win title

PORTLAND, Ore. — No David Villa, no Andrea Pirlo, no Frank Lampard. Gone Saturday were the headliners from New York City FC’s past, decorated with just about every trophy imaginable. In their... Read more »

MLS expanding DEI hiring initiative entering 2022

Major League Soccer announced a series of updates to its Diversity Hiring Policy on Tuesday.  A group consisting of coaches, club personnel, league executives, and current and former players worked on strengthening... Read more »

LAFC’s future after Bob Bradley can still be bright

After every LAFC home game, a familiar song plays over the Banc of California Stadium speakers — Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds.” A subtle reminder that every little thing is gonna be... Read more »

Predictions plus notes on Revolution, Rapids

The Major League Soccer regular season is in the rearview. How will the long break through the international window affect teams as the playoffs kick off? We’ll soon find out. Philadelphia Union... Read more »