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FC Cincinnati wins for 1st time in MLS, beating Timbers

Mar. 17, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne scored two minutes apart in the second half and expansion FC Cincinnati won for the first time in MLS, topping the 10-man Portland Timbers 3-0 on Sunday in its home debut. Kendall Waston scored FC Cincy's first home goal in the MLS in the 15th minute by...

Galaxy unveil statue of Beckham before 2-1 win over Chicago

Mar. 2, 2019 11:50 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Major League Soccer's past, present and future all converged at Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday night. One of the highlights of the opening day of the league's 24th season was the LA Galaxy unveiling a statue of David Beckham before their 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire....

Growth is still the name of the game in MLS

Feb. 28, 2019 6:58 PM EST

Major League Soccer embarks this weekend on its 24th season with, appropriately enough, 24 teams. FC Cincinnati joins the league this season, with Nashville and Miami teed up to start next year and Austin coming aboard in 2021. MLS has added 11 teams in the past decade. So it's no wonder Commissioner Don Garber...

Nashville SC releases colors, new logo for team starting '20

Feb. 20, 2019 8:03 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Playing in Nashville means tapping into Music City, and the Major League Soccer team debuting in 2020 unveiled its name as the Nashville Soccer Club along with a logo and colors Wednesday before approximately 1,500 fans. Nashville SC's logo features a blue "N'' surrounded by lines...

MLS extends commissioner Garber's contract through 2023

Feb. 14, 2019 1:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber's contract has been extended by league owners for five years through 2023. Garber's previous contract expired at the end of 2018. He was hired in August 1999 to succeed Doug Logan, MLS's first commissioner. Garber, 61, spent 15 years with the NFL....

Former US defender Fernando Clavijo dies at 63

Feb. 9, 2019 6:27 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Fernando Clavijo, a surprise starter for the 1994 U.S. World Cup team who went on to a long coaching and management career in Major League Soccer, has died. He was 63. FC Dallas said he died Friday at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from multiple myeloma. Clavijo was the team's...

High-profile moves _ and near moves _ mark a shift in MLS

Feb. 1, 2019 9:32 PM EST

Recent high-profile moves — and near moves — for Major League Soccer players are signaling a shift in how the league is perceived on the world stage. The old stereotype that MLS is a final destination for players on the downside of their careers is fading as more of the league's stars are getting...