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Tim Cahill makes return ahead of World Cup

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Tim Cahill has handed Australia a fitness boost ahead of the World Cup after making his first appearance for New York Red Bulls following three weeks out with a hamstring injury. • Ultimate XI: Brazil 2014 • Macintosh: How to pick Ca...

Atlanta introduced as 22nd franchise in MLS Video

Jeff Carlisle | April, 16 2014

With the number of slots for MLS expansion teams dwindling, Arthur Blank and the city of Atlanta have made official their commitment to become the league's 22nd team. Blank, the team's owner, and MLS commissioner Don Garber made the announcement ...

Fulham's Damien Duff tempted by MLS move

Kevin Palmer | April, 16 2014

Former Republic of Ireland winger Damien Duff has confirmed to the Irish Times he will leave Premier League club Fulham when his contract expires next summer and will consider a move to America’s MLS. The success of Duff’...

MLS fines Crew defender Gonzalez following flop

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The MLS disciplinary committee has fined Columbus Crew defender Giancarlo Gonzalez an undisclosed amount for embellishment intended to deceive the referee. The infraction took place in the 92nd minute of the game against the San ...

Report: NYC FC to play at Yankee Stadium

ESPN staff | April, 15 2014

New York City FC, the Major League Soccer club set to debut in 2015, will play its first three seasons at Yankee Stadium, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources. •Vote: Should MLS play at Yankee Stadium? •Group op...

TOR, SEA global leaders in pay hikes Video

ESPN staff | April, 14 2014

Major League Soccer teams Toronto and Seattle are among the top three global sports teams with the biggest pay increase year-on-year in percentage terms, according to a new Nick Harris global salary survey released on Monday by ESPN The Magazine. ...

Beckham's waterfront stadium plans opposed Video

ESPN Staff | April, 15 2014

David Beckham's plans for a waterfront stadium to house his new MLS franchise in PortMiami are facing opposition. An alliance opposed to the stadium -- including John Fox, a retired employee of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and billionaire c...

Defoe out, Bradley doubtful for TFC vs. Rapids Video

ESPN staff | April, 11 2014

A hamstring injury will force Jermain Defoe to miss a second straight game for Toronto FC as they host the Colorado Rapids on Saturday, and Michael Bradley is doubtful to make the squad. Defoe also sat out Toronto's win over Columbus last week and...

Dempsey gets more than 15 MLS team payrolls Video

ESPN staff | April, 10 2014

Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey is the the highest-paid player in MLS at $6.695 million in guaranteed compensation this season, more money than the total player payrolls of 15 of the 19 MLS clubs. •Beckham: MLS salary cap must go ...

Sporting KC's Ike Opara likely out for season

Associated Press | April, 10 2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Sporting Kansas City defender Ike Opara will have surgery on his injured right ankle and is likely to miss the rest of the MLS season. The club says Thursday that the April 16 surgery will repair cartilage damage. Opara had...

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