MLS Commissioner Has Some Dumb Shit To Say About Jürgen Klinsmann

USMNT coach Jürgen Klinsmann has taken up one of his favorite pastimes recently: criticizing the U.S.'s subpar domestic soccer. Last week, Klinsmann made waves by coming out in support of a promotion-relegation system. On Tuesday, he took time to lament the return to MLS of America's best players, namely Michael… »10/16/14 12:41pm10/16/14 12:41pm

How New York's New MLS Stadium Heralds The Return Of The Cosmos

Top-level soccer hasn't been played within New York's city limits since 1976, when the Cosmos packed up for Giants Stadium and took the country's brief love affair with domestic pro soccer with them. The drought might be close to over, as MLS and local politicians seem intent on returning a team to New York, with a… »8/14/12 10:40am8/14/12 10:40am

MLS Salaries Make No Secret Of MLS Plan To Create NY-LA Rivalry

In MLS Commissioner Don Garber's perfect world, the two biggest markets in the country would have the two best teams. These teams would, of course, be the New York Red Bulls and the LA Galaxy. They would be better than the other teams but not so much better that fans in smaller markets would give up hope. Ideally,… »5/09/11 2:55pm5/09/11 2:55pm

Dude, I Think Stryper Won A Trophy or Something

Michael Bertin writes regularly about soccer for Deadspin. »11/24/08 12:45pm11/24/08 12:45pm Frankie Hejduk has been in MLS for nine years. He's done five seasons in Europe four of which were with Bayern Levekusen, including the infamous 1999-2000 campaign when the side needed only a draw against tiny Unterhaching on the last day of the season to win…