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When Sunday Comes... MLS Week 1

Steve Clare | Posted 03.11.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

However, for a league desperately hoping we'd forget its intransigence towards the players and making us wait till the last moment to secure any soccer whatsoever, the start was a little disappointing. Worst of all, it initially lacked anything new.

Future of Soccer in the U.S. May Rest at the Feet of Young Players

Daniel Cox | Posted 03.29.2015 | Sports
Daniel Cox

Forty percent of the public says football is their favorite sport to watch, making it roughly four times more popular than any other sport. Even so, the dominance of football in American culture should not be taken for granted.

WATCH: Clint Dempsey Makes Fan's Day

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

One young Seattle Sounders fan will definitely not regret the trade he made over the weekend. After the Sounders shut out the Houston Dynamo, 2-0, Sea...

Soccer's Teamwork: Something That Works (When So Much Doesn't)

Carla Seaquist | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

So much in American life these days doesn't work. But soccer does work -- magnificently. I am not looking forward to returning to dysfunction and snafu.

It's Time To Start Calling Soccer One Of The Five Major Sports In America

Larry Atkins | Posted 08.31.2014 | Sports
Larry Atkins

Soccer haters should get a red card. Clearly, the sport is emerging in this country.

LGBT Athletes Speak Up by Coming Out | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY NGUYEN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Cyd Ziegler, co-founder of OutSports, talks with me about the societal impact of athletes speaking up about their sexual orientation, and what can be done to improve LGBT acceptance in sports.

WATCH: MLS Reporter Gets Nailed By Ball During Broadcast

Awful Announcing | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Kelli Tennant is tough – she’s a soccer reporter. The TWC LA sideline reporter was filing this piece during t...

SXSW Shingerview: Howard Handler, MLS

David Shing | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
David Shing

With the World Cup taking place this summer, I was excited to talk with Howard Handler, CMO of Major League Soccer at SXSW Interactive this year. Howard is a sharp dude with a unique background.

Major League Soccer vs. English Premier League: How Do the Records Stack Up?

Stuart Claxton | Posted 05.24.2014 | Sports
Stuart Claxton

How does an 18-year-old emerging league compare to a 126-year national institution? Let's cherry pick a few superlatives and find out.

Amanda Terkel

Major League Soccer Steps Up Efforts To Protect Gay Players | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.13.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) announced Wednesday that Major League Soccer was launching an effort to protect current ...

What MLS Learned From The NFL

Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

Before becoming the commissioner of Major League Soccer, Don Garber spent 16 years with the National Football League. Garber visited with HuffPost Liv...

Is Soccer Destined to Become America's National Pastime?

Daniel Cox | Posted 04.08.2014 | Sports
Daniel Cox

With more than 111 million viewers tuning in to watch the Super Bowl this year, the idea that soccer could compete for the honor of America's most popular sport seems preposterous on its face. But, before ruling out the possibility, let's take a closer look at the facts.

Don Garber Keeps on Truckin'

Eight by Eight | Posted 02.06.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

Nearly a decade and a half later, the 56-year-old who no one would have confused with a soccer guy has achieved something few thought possible: he stabilized MLS and set it on a path toward a successful future.

LeBron 'Working On' MLS In Miami

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James spoke out again Wednesday about his involvement with David Beckham and the retired soccer superstar's plan to brin...

Rick Scott Seriously Booed By A Crowd Of Angry Soccer Fans

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) was seriously booed by a crowd of soccer fans at a Tuesday event celebrating Florida's new Major League Soccer franchise. ...

LeBron, Beckham Teaming Up?

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James says he has had "preliminary talks" with David Beckham about possibly bringing an MLS team to Miami. The Miami Heat star ...

Becoming LampStrong

Matt Lampson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Lampson

The experience of being on the brink of death and fighting for one's own life truly changed me. It made me realized what was most important in life. My values, goals, desire, passion, priorities and drive had all changed. If I was capable of beating cancer, there was not a thing in the world that I could not do. Cancer has made me the person I am today.

WATCH: Soccer Fans Sing National Anthem After Technical Difficulties

Posted 10.01.2013 | Sports

Thousands of Sporting Kansas City fans at their game against Philadelphia last Friday filled in to sing the U.S. National Anthem when the microphone s...

Source: Miami MLS Team 'Spoken For' -- But Will Miami Go?

Sun Sentinel | Dave Brousseau | Posted 11.14.2013 | Miami

A possible Major League Soccer expansion team in Miami appears to be closer to reality. reported earlier this week MLS commissioner Don Garber...

Donovan Re-Ups

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

CARSON, Calif. — Just a few months after Landon Donovan thought he might be finished with soccer, he re-signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy on We...

Real 'Football' Scores With NBC and Barclay's Premier League U.S. Attack

Brian Ross | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Brian Ross

You will laugh at this prognostication now, but pull this article up in ten years, and I will be the Amazing Creskin and Nostradamus, on his better days: The NFL will be the No. 2 league in American sports. World football will rule.

Klinsmann Talks Dempsey's MLS Return | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, The U.S. boss made his first public comments since Clint Dempsey's return to MLS, saying it is exciting for everyone in t...

Designed for Democracy: When Public Goes Private a Park Loses Its Heart

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

Nationally, in the wake of urban growth and renewal, there is considerable debate about whether public parks and open space should be given away or sold to for-profit enterprises. Are they valuable civic resources or just places to put stuff?

MLS Adds New Team

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Hoping their baseball success will translate to titles in another sport, the Yankees are combining with English power Manchester City...

MLS Better After Beckham

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

-- Ask someone in Asia or Europe a decade ago what they knew about the Galaxy, and odds are the answer would have been limited to planets or stars. N...