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REPORTS: Robbie Rogers Returning To MLS

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2013 | Sports

Robbie Rogers is returning to MLS and is set to become the league's first active openly gay player, as first reported by USA Today Sports. The 26-...

Mike Francesa Does Not Care About Soccer

Posted 05.23.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing There was huge news in MLS this week as the league unveiled plans for the league's 20th team - a joint venture betw...

WATCH: Henry Scores Game-Winning Bicycle Kick Goal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

This is why they pay him the big bucks. Thierry Henry, who is set to earn the highest salary in the MLS this season, scored a game-winning goal wi...

Rogers Ready For Historic MLS Return

Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com Robbie Rogers winding up on the LA Galaxy in the foreseeable future certainly seems like a foregone conclusion. That w...

Robbie Rogers - Please Come Back and Play

Steve Clare | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

I know you can play our sport and deep down I suspect you still want to. If any player mouths off to you in the locker room about your personal life, let them retire.

U.S. Soccer Player Comes Out, Step Away From Game

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.01.2013 | Sports

In a poignant post entitled "The Next Chapter..." on his personal website, U.S. soccer player Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and also stepped away ...

Blatter vs. America -- Part 2: Why He Might Be a Little Bit Right but It's Still His Fault

Steve Clare | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

In the first part of this article, I wrote about FIFA Present Sepp Blatter's assertion that North America does not have what he called a strong league. This week, I examine the second key part of his observations, that we have no league "recognized by American society."

Does Anyone Want Freddy Adu?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com Freddy Adu's immediate future is not with the Philadelphia Union. The American playmaker's status was addressed by clu...

Soccer Will Only Become More Popular in America With Greater Exposure

Rodrigo Salazar | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Rodrigo Salazar

It is hard to emulate an AC Milan defensive play if you can't actually see it, maybe even harder to begin the hero worship of pro players if you can't see what makes them otherworldly.

Blatter vs. America -- Part 1 of a Serene and Mature Analysis

Steve Clare | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

Sadly we already know from the deliveries of World Cup Finals to Russia and Qatar that Sepp Blatter has effectively divorced football from the advancement of human rights. Rather than be a force for good, he simply wants FIFA to be a force.

Fans, Families and Banning the 'F-Bomb'

Steve Clare | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

Supporter culture may be the next marketing tool for the men charged with growing soccer. That however brings a problem for administrators still rooted to the core mission of attracting a family audience -- we're vulgar and we're potty-mouthed.

After Beckham, What Next for North American Soccer?

Steve Clare | Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

It's not that I necessarily think the New York Cosmos is a bad idea for MLS's 20th franchise. I just think expanding the league to the south east is a more important prerogative.

Soccer Is Booming But That Presents Unionized Writers With Choices and Dilemmas

Steve Clare | Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports
Steve Clare

As Soccer has evolved into an industry, its journalistic fraternity has tried to move with the times.

WATCH: Donovan Penalty Sends Galaxy To MLS Cup Win

Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

By Avi Creditor, Goal.com CARSON, Calif. -- In a flash, the Los Angeles Galaxy went from the cusp of falling off the top of the MLS mountain to for...

MLS Cup 2012: Galaxy vs. Dynamo

Posted 12.01.2012 | Sports

By Keith Hickey, Goal.com The Dynamo travel to the Home Depot Center in a rematch of last year's showpiece occasion against the Galaxy. PROBABLE...

David Beckham's Final Game Highlights Landmark Season for MLS & MLS Tickets

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 01.27.2013 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

Can we credit David Beckham for the recent growth and health of the MLS? Not completely. But his 2007 arrival symbolically legitimized the MLS at a crucial time for the league's growth.

2012 MLS Best XI

Posted 11.27.2012 | Sports

By Goal.com MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the 2012 Best XI during his annual State of the League teleconference call on Monday, recognizing...

Major League Soccer Gets Tough On Homophobia

Grantland | Caleb Hannan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last Thursday, in the waning moments of the Seattle Sounders' playoff victory over Real Salt Lake, left back Marc Burch was caught on camera calling a...

HIGHLIGHTS: D.C. Edge Red Bulls In Playoff Thriller

Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

By Keith Hickey, Goal.com D.C. United defeated the New York Red Bulls 1-0 at Red Bull Arena as a dramatic second half saw two red cards, a made pen...

Henry Suspended For Headbutt

Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

By Seth Vertelney, Goal.com The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced it has suspended New York Red Bulls captain Thierry Henry for one game and fin...

Baseball Commissioner Selig Gets Environmental Award

Allen Hershkowitz | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green
Allen Hershkowitz

In January 2006 I visited MLB headquarters in New York City for the first time. Our meeting went well and as a result the first sports league greening collaboration was born. At the time, in 2006, there was no sports greening movement in existence. Today, just six years later, things are very different.

Online Trading Should Go Beyond Wall Street

Craig Agranoff | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Craig Agranoff

One sector still struggling that has not entered the e-commerce era, however, is real estate. Although it's one of the largest markets in the country, it's still using an outdated paradigm of brokers and agents all of which often collect large fees for each transaction made.

San Jose Earthquakes: The Big Bite of the Underdog

Alan Black | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports
Alan Black

The San Jose Earthquakes are top of the MLS standings and are the first team to qualify for the playoffs with seven games to go in the regular season.

WATCH: Beckham Can Still Bend It

Posted 09.04.2012 | Sports

David Beckham proved once again on Saturday that he can make plays that will make people forget that he's 37 years old. In the 79th minute with th...

U.S. Soccer Star Ready To Retire?

Posted 08.15.2012 | Sports

By Alex Labidou, Goal.com What motivates Landon Donovan? Still arguably the face of American soccer, there isn't much that Donovan hasn't accomp...