David Beckham Can't Find Anywhere To Build His Soccer Stadium In Miami

In February, Major League Soccer announced David Beckham would buy an expansion franchise to play in Miami for only $25 million, a perk from the contract Beckham signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2007. The same day, Beckham revealed that he planned to build a new stadium for the team, funding the $400 million… » 7/22/14 2:37pm 7/22/14 2:37pm

Jürgen Klinsmann: For The USMNT To Improve, MLS Must Improve

It's a promising sign that even after the plaudits the USMNT rightfully received for their unexpected run in Brazil, Jürgen Klinsmann still has both eyes fixed on the real reason he was brought in: To make the U.S. a true contender. In a recent Facebook post, Klinsmann says for that to happen, MLS has to get better. » 7/06/14 1:07pm 7/06/14 1:07pm

Teammates Fight Over Free Kick; Winner Blasts It In

Jermain Defoe and his Toronto F.C. teammate Gilberto got into an ugly little fight while deciding who was going to take the free kick in the 72nd minute against the Red Bulls. As Gilberto was holding the ball, readying himself, Defoe confronted him and tried to slap it out of his hands. Undeterred, Gilberto picked it… » 6/28/14 6:09pm 6/28/14 6:09pm

MLS Expands To Atlanta, Because The Quality Of Play Was Just Too High

Major League Soccer boosters are always going on (and on) about how much the league is growing, and whether or not there's anything to the more outrageous claims about the league's popularity, they have a point in at least one sense: the league is definitely getting larger. Last week, for instance, MLS announced that… » 4/21/14 4:12pm 4/21/14 4:12pm

That ESPN Poll Claiming MLS Is As Popular With Kids As MLB Is Bullshit

The other day, ESPN published a story, citing data from the ESPN Sports Poll Annual Report, claiming that Major League Soccer now "equals MLB in popularity with kids." The story was quickly picked up by MLS, CBS, The Big Lead, the Orlando Sentinel, the Seattle Times, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, brandished as… » 3/10/14 1:52pm 3/10/14 1:52pm

Getting Ready For MLS? Allow Us To Convince You Otherwise

It's about that time of the year again! Timber Joey is gassing up his chainsaw, Thierry Henry is stretching those creaking joints, and Michael Bradley is getting ready to lace up his boots, the prodigal son back on (well, North) American soil after so many years away. Yep, Major League Soccer, the land of has-beens… » 3/06/14 3:37pm 3/06/14 3:37pm