Growing the game

March 31, 2006
By Jeff Carlisle
If you believe the talk coming from numerous followers of MLS, the league's future is so bright it has to wear industrial-strength shades. Expansion is proceeding at a consistent pace. Three soccer-specific stadiums have been built, a fourth will be completed in midseason and several more are in the works. The league is also poised to garner its first-ever rights fee for a television contract. And as MLS heads into its 11th season, these positive developments are beginning to be noticed in the wider ...

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