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The Hidden International PR Disaster That Could Derail MLS -- Part 1

Steve Clare | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

What will the world see when the cameras and the eyes of the world look into our house and see us in our own natural environment? It will be a reality TV show for the North American soccer community.

Clint Dempsey Sees Red, Rips Ref's Notebook To Pieces

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.17.2015 | Sports

Hey, ref, you're making Clint Dempsey mad. You won't like him when he's mad. DEMPSEY SMASH! The Seattle Sounders forward got a little frustrated...

D.C. United 1 - 2 Toronto F.C.

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

D.C. United entered this contest with Toronto F.C. knowing that by avoiding defeat they'd be equalizing a club record of 17 unbeaten home league games, and expand their club record of unbeaten home games in all competitions to 21.

D.C. United 2 - 1 Orlando City

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

May 13th marked the first visit of Orlando City to Washington D.C. The last, and first time ever, that these teams met, in Orlando in April, D.C. United came away with a 91st minute winner, would this game be as close?

D.C. United 1 - 1 Sporting Kansas City

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

A crowd of 16,221 people were at RFK on Saturday to watch D.C. United take on Sporting Kansas City. Should United win, they'd take sole possession of 1st place in the Eastern Conference, continuing their best ever start to a season.

D.C. United 2 - 0 Columbus Crew

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On May 2nd, D.C. United hosted Columbus Crew for the first time this season. With United holding a 15 game home unbeaten streak in all competitions, and the Crew on a 4 game unbeaten streak, something had to give.

D.C. United v Houston Dynamo, April 2015

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.20.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On Saturday D.C. United faced the Houston Dynamo for their only regular season meeting in 2015. Fresh off the disappointment of losing a 2 goal lead to the New York Red Bulls last weekend, United were out for a win to move them ahead of the Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference standings.

D.C. United v N.Y. Red Bulls, April 2015

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On April 11, 2015, D.C. United took on the New York Red Bulls in a regular season MLS game. D.C. were looking to avenge their March 22nd 2-0 loss to the Red Bulls, and came out strong with a brace of goals from midfielder Perry Kitchen.

When Sunday Comes... MLS Week 1

Steve Clare | Posted 05.11.2015 | 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.

Landon Donovan Goes Out On Top

Posted 12.08.2014 | Sports

By Thomas Floyd, CARSON, Calif. — For the past four months, the mortality of Landon Donovan’s career has become increasingly tangible....

L.A., Seattle, New England, New York; 4 Local Writers on Who'll Win MLS Cup

Steve Clare | Posted 01.21.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

This past week on, I asked four writers from LA, New York, Seattle and New England to postulate a case for their local side to emerge victorious on December 7 in the final.

Staying Gold: World Fights for Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

So it seems when the Empire State Building went silent instead of gold, they underestimated passionate advocates and supporters, who are raising awareness that has the potential to save lives.

David Beckham, Live In New York (Kinda)

Michael J. Agovino | Posted 11.19.2014 | Sports
Michael J. Agovino

Bruce Arena had said at one point that Beckham trained hard every day. He had never been a favorite of mine -- I thought he was another good-looking, overrated British brat -- but the older he got, the more he earned my respect.

Are the NFL's Woes Good for Soccer?

Michael J. Agovino | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Michael J. Agovino

It goes without saying that this has been a bad couple of weeks for the NFL, so much so that a tweet -- post-Ray Rice, pre-Adrian Peterson -- came my way that read, "Let's all start watching soccer instead!"

Athletes Everywhere Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports

It's no longer just friends and relatives blanketing your Facebook newsfeed with the Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media-based campaign intended to...

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...

Landon Donovan Announces Retirement

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Landon Donovan, the all-time leading scorer in U.S. men's soccer history, announced on Thursday that his 14th Major League Soccer season will be his l...

No Love Between USA Teammates?

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

Omar Gonzalez, DeAndre Yedlin, and Clint Dempsey might have been brothers in Brazil, but it seems like the good vibes from their World Cup stint have ...

Clint Dempsey And MLS Will Provide Your Post-World Cup Soccer Fix

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports

Don't worry, soccer fans. The goals aren't going to stop just because the World Cup has ended. Clint Dempsey and Major League Soccer are ready to prov...

What The NBA Can Learn From The MLS

The Cauldron | Posted 07.08.2014 | Sports
Read More: Mls, Nba, Sports News

It’s hard for most Americans to consider someone making $20 million a year underpaid, but there are circumstances where it’s true. We see it occas...

The Selfie Goal Celebration Was Bound To Happen

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.06.2014 | Sports

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer tried to get a little creative with his goal celebration on Sunday, but it ended up costing him. After scoring ...

'I Believe That We Will Win!'

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The changing American demographics favor soccer's emergence as a major sporting activity. But for professional men's soccer in America to succeed, it will have to overcome the current saturation of the public's sports attention span.

World Cup Star Kyle Beckerman And His Wife Might Be Soccer's Most Beautiful Couple

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.10.2014 | Weddings

Kyle Beckerman has been showing off his skills in the World Cup on the U.S. Men's National Team -- an incredible feat to say the least. Even more ...

Will the World Cup Boost US Soccer Popularity?

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 08.21.2014 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Will the excitement over the first round victory by the U.S. and its continued success be a game-changer for the future of the MLS?