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Sounders-Impact pushed to Sunday due to snow

Associated Press | March, 21 2014

MONTREAL -- The Seattle Sounders game scheduled for Saturday against the Impact has been postponed until Sunday because of expected snow in Montreal. The Impact's home-opener is being delayed by a day because of the fear of snow accumulation on t...

Dempsey gets 2-match ban for Toronto 'hit' Video

ESPN staff | March, 21 2014

Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey was dealt a two-match ban Friday by Major League Soccer's disciplinary committee and fined an undisclosed amount for an off-the-ball incident during the Sounders' 2-1 loss to Toronto FC this past weekend in Seattle...

MLS, referees union pass CBA, end lockout Video

Jeff Carlisle | March, 20 2014

The lockout of Major League Soccer's referees has ended following an agreement on a five-year labor contract. The Professional Referee Organization, which manages game officials for the U.S. Soccer Federation and MLS, and the Professional So...

Keane happy to retire in MLS Video

Kevin Palmer | March, 20 2014

LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane has told Sky Sports that he has no desire to return to the Premier League and that he expects to finish his career in Major League Soccer. Keane, 33, recently put pen to paper on a new ‘multi-year contract&...

Sources: MLS, refs near deal to end lockout Video

Jeff Carlisle | March, 19 2014

MLS and the union representing the league's referees have reached a tentative deal on a collective bargaining agreement, and the league is now on the cusp of ending a nearly two-week long lockout, sources told ESPN FC. The CBA, the first between ...

MLS: Defoe lifts Toronto FC, Quakes tie it late Video

ESPN staff | March, 15 2014

Former Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe scored twice in the first half of his Major League Soccer debut, and new-look Toronto FC held off the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Saturday. Defoe's first MLS goal was a quick counter in the 17th minute when he w...

Red Bulls give coach Petke contract extension

Associated Press | March, 13 2014

HARRISON, N.J. -- Sporting director Andy Roxburgh never had a doubt about reaching a new deal with Mike Petke after the rookie coach led the New York Red Bulls to 17 wins and the Supporters' Shield as the top club in the 2013 MLS regular season. Th...

MLS agrees to gay player protection measures

Associated Press | March, 13 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Major League Soccer has agreed to new measures to protect gay players from discrimination and harassment as a result of meetings with New York's attorney general. The efforts are aimed at reinforcing the league's poli...

Ex-DC United player Kuykendall, 32, dies of cancer

ESPN staff | March, 12 2014

Former DC United and Red Bulls midfielder Shawn Kuykendall died Wednesday morning after a yearlong battle with thymic cancer. He was 32 years old. He was the son of Kurt Kuykendall, a former professional goalkeeper in the old North American Socce...

MLS, referees resume negotiations in lockout Video

Jeff Carlisle | ESPNFC | March, 12 2014

Major League Soccer and the league’s referees were back to the bargaining table on Wednesday, accompanied by a federal mediator, a source told ESPNFC.com. The two sides resumed discussions Wednesday in Iselin, N.J., and are scheduled to continue ...

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