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Seismologists measure shake from fans at MLS championship

Nov. 11, 2019 1:43 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Seismologists in Washington state have used Major League Soccer's championship as an opportunity to study information collected while fans shook the stadium. KING-TV reported the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network installed seismic monitors at CenturyLink Field Sunday for the championship...

Sounders claim 2nd title in 4 years, beating Toronto FC 3-1

Nov. 10, 2019 8:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — They waited a decade to enjoy a celebration like this. As the Seattle Sounders paraded the championship trophy around their home stadium, only those clad in red headed for the exits. Ten years after helping change the scope of Major League Soccer, Seattle finally got to see its home team...

Part III: Seattle and Toronto meet for MLS title

Nov. 9, 2019 4:15 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Jordan Morris takes the field in his hometown Sunday it will be a scene he could only imagine as a kid when the Sounders were in their infancy. The team that helped changed the scope of Major League Soccer when it arrived a decade ago will host the MLS Cup final for the first time,...

Bradley's finale? Maybe not if Toronto FC wins MLS Cup

Nov. 8, 2019 4:59 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Michael Bradley left Italy and returned to Major League Soccer to join Toronto FC, he was the secondary attraction. Most of the attention was on Toronto's simultaneous acquisition of striker Jermain Defoe. Six seasons later, Defoe is long gone and Bradley is secondary to no one in...

Seattle set new standards for MLS, now gets to host final

Nov. 7, 2019 2:21 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — As much as his lingering doubts want to convince him otherwise, Adrian Hanauer knows what's about to take place Sunday and the numbers aren't lies. Hanauer is the majority owner of the popular Seattle Sounders but sometimes can't let go of his early struggles with the club. That was back in...

Sounders sell out MLS Cup final, more than 69,000 expected

Nov. 1, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The MLS Cup final will be played before one of the largest crowds in league history. The Seattle Sounders announced Friday that the Nov. 10 final at CenturyLink Field against Toronto FC is sold out with more than 69,000 fans expected. The team had sold more than 50,000 tickets to...

Toronto FC gets hot at the right time in run to MLS final

Oct. 31, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC's season has been a slow boil. Now Greg Vanney's team is starting to sizzle. And in reaching the MLS Cup for the third time in four years, Toronto is renewing acquaintances with an old foe in the Seattle Sounders. But to claim the championship again, it will have to do it the hard...

Road Warriors: Toronto heads to MLS Cup, wins 2-1 at Atlanta

Oct. 30, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Toronto FC has turned into the Road Warriors in the MLS playoffs. One more victory in a tough environment will bring home the championship. Nick DeLeon scored the tiebreaking goal in the 78th minute, Quentin Westberg swatted away a penalty kick and Toronto advanced to the MLS Cup title game...

De Boer makes a most satisfying comeback with Atlanta United

Oct. 30, 2019 4:23 AM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Frank de Boer never seems to get flustered. The stoic Dutchman can switch from one language to another with ease. He speaks bluntly and rarely betrays any sense of doubt in his coaching abilities. Yet, this has been a year when he's had to show some flexibility. Maybe he didn't have...

Gressel, Josef Martinez push Atlanta United past Union, 2-0

Oct. 25, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Gressel scored early, Josef Martinez added a late goal and defending champion Atlanta United played keep away in between to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Thursday night to advance to the MLS Eastern Conference final. United will host Toronto FC on Wednesday night. Toronto beat...