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MLS, union can finally breathe easy

March 20, 2010
By Jeff Carlisle
The Philadelphia Union can now head to Seattle for the first game of the MLS season, and seven other MLS teams can make similar arrangements, as the league and its players' association have settled on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. In the process, what would have been the first work stoppage in the brief history of MLS -- one that would have been highly damaging to both the union and the league -- has been averted.

The union was set to go on strike in the wee hours of ...

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