Toronto Will Make Sebastian Giovinco World's Highest-Paid Italian Player

Once you've tried to wrap your head around the nebulous machinations that resulted in Toronto FC's new star-studded roster, you're left wondering how exactly the team convinced certain players to join the league. In the case of Sebastian Giovinco, the pitch was simple: "How would you like to be the highest-paid… » 1/20/15 11:49am 1/20/15 11:49am

MLS Is Putting The Fix In For Toronto FC, Right Before Our Eyes

Not that this is any real secret, but it deserves to be said as often as possible: MLS is rigged. The league jointly owns each individual team, centrally controls all major decisions, and has a rule book as regularly erased and written over as a chalk board. With yesterday's reported news that Juventus forward… » 1/19/15 2:08pm 1/19/15 2:08pm

Jozy Altidore, The Striker Who Never Was, Is Coming Back Home

Yesterday, news broke that perennial Premier League bottom feeders Sunderland had reached a swap deal with Major League Soccer. American striker Jozy Altidore is leaving Sunderland for MLS's Toronto FC. English striker Jermain Defoe, who just joined Toronto FC from Tottenham last summer, is going to Sunderland. The… » 1/14/15 5:58pm 1/14/15 5:58pm

MLS Players Scores His Own Shoe (It Did Not Count)

Toronto FC's Bright Dike gave this a decent effort but MLS still requires that a valid goal must be scored with the game ball, not one's cleat. Bummer. » 8/17/14 2:53pm 8/17/14 2:53pm

New Maple Leafs Boss Has Already Planned A Stanley Cup Parade

You don't touch the Cup. You don't plan the parade route. Conventional wisdom that simply hasn't worked for 46 years, so maybe it's worth tempting the jinx to try something wholly new and inconceivable in Toronto: a little optimism. » 7/16/13 8:55am 7/16/13 8:55am

Three Toronto FC Players Arrested In Nightclub Brawl

In Houston ahead of Wednesday's match against the Dynamo, three Toronto FC players found themselves spending a night in jail. According to the Toronto Sun, Luis Silva, Miguel Aceval and Nick Soolsma were arrested for public intoxication after being involved with a fight at the Escobar club in Midtown. (Being soccer… » 6/18/12 2:15pm 6/18/12 2:15pm

Eric Hassli's Stoppage Time Volley Proved The Existence Of A Canadian…

While the Voyageurs Cup may be one of soccer's less-prestigious trophies, claiming it in the Canadian Championship does have its rewards: specifically, an invite to the CONCACAF Champions League. Last night's first leg between Whitecaps and Toronto FC in Vancouver looked like an upset 1-0 win by the road team until… » 5/17/12 12:25pm 5/17/12 12:25pm

David Beckham Has Beer Thrown At Him, Freaks Out, Sets Up Late…

L.A. Galaxy star and future action hero David Beckham found himself perturbed late in last night's CONCACAF Champions League tie at Rogers Centre when Toronto fans greeted him for a late corner kick with streamers and, eventually, a can of Heineken Alexander Keith's. » 3/08/12 8:20pm 3/08/12 8:20pm

Kansas City's MLS Team Compiled Laughable, Stereotype-Filled Video To…

This introduction video, via KCKRS, is perhaps the greatest semi-official compilation of cheap Canadian stereotypes known to man. » 7/24/11 4:30pm 7/24/11 4:30pm