March 8, 2014 MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game
The Chicago Fire got all the offense they could want from MLS MVP Mike Magee last season, but got too little production from the rest of their attack, and too often surrendered more goals than they scored.
March 8, 2014 MLS ROUNDUP
Champs KC and NY fall in openers
SEATTLE, Wash. - Chad Barrett scored the game winner in second-half stoppage time as Seattle Sounders FC beat defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City, 1-0, in the MLS regular season opener Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. Seattle's attendance of 39,240 marked the largest opening day crowd in club history.
March 8, 2014 LATE LETDOWN
Injury time equalizer leaves Union with a 1-1 tie
PORTLAND, Ore.---Two of the Philadelphia Union’s newest players combined to set up a Jack McInerney goal but an injury time equalizer from Gaston Fernandez left the final score 1-1 against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park Saturday night.
March 7, 2014 MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games
Seattle Sounders FC bring a seven-game unbeaten streak against defending MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City into Saturday’s season opener at CenturyLink Field.
March 7, 2014 IS IT PLAYOFFS OR BUST?
Union 2014 Preview
As the Philadelphia Union prepares for its MLS season-opener against the Timbers in Portland Saturday, it again faces one of the main questions it did going in to last season's opener: Where will the goals come from?
March 7, 2014 MLS TO OPEN WITH REPLACEMENT REFS
Lockout in place for opening weekend
NEW YORK – Following a rejection by referees of a no strike/no lockout agreement, the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) announced that it will commence a lockout of its match officials, effective at 11:00 am ET on Friday, March 7, until a new collective bargaining agreement is reached between PRO and the Professional Soccer Referees Associations (PSRA). PRO will use replacement officials for the Major League Soccer matches that will be played this weekend.
March 6, 2014 SEASON PREVIEW
Part II – MLS West
In Major League Soccer’s Western Conference, some teams aren’t changing that much (Portland, Real Salt Lake), some are changing a good bit (Seattle, San Jose) , and one team is in the beginning of personality transplant (Chivas USA).
But ready or not, the season starts for nearly everybody this weekend.
March 5, 2014 UNION ADD 2 FROM SUPERDRAFT
Ribeiro, Marquez ready for season opener
Chester, Pa. – The Philadelphia Union has signed midfielder Pedro Ribeiro and defender Richie Marquez and waived midfielder Matt Kassel. Ribeiro (15th overall) and Marquez (44th overall) were selected by the Union in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
March 5, 2014 A VICTORY FOR UKRAINE
2-0 win over U.S. for beleaguered country
LARNACA, Cyprus - The U.S. Men's National Team dropped a 2-0 decision against Ukraine at Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium as Andriy Yarmolenko and Marko Devic each scored a goal to hand the USA its first two-goal loss since falling 3-1 to Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 6, 2013.
March 5, 2014 SEASON PREVIEW
Part I – MLS East
Not that long ago, Major League Soccer’s western half was clearly the stronger of the two conferences. But with the New York Red Bulls winning the Supporters’ Shield, Sporting KC finishing only a point behind and winning MLS Cup plus perennial stalwarts the Houston Dynamo, joined by upgraded Philadelphia and Toronto and now resurgent New England, the Eastern Conference can stake its claim.
March 4, 2014 NEW BLUES
Union unveil 2014 primary kit
PHILADELPHIA--Philadelphia Union unveiled the club’s 2014 primary kit Tuesday night at Dave and Buster’s during a Meet the Team event attended by more than 1,000 fans.
March 3, 2014 NEW LOOK
Nike unveils U.S. National Team kit
The U.S. National will wear a new look jersey that features a polo shirt type collar. Nike unveiled the new uniforms on Monday that the U.S. will wear during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
March 1, 2014 WITHDRAWN
Three dropped from U.S. Roster
CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team midfielders Michael Bradley and Mix Diskerud and defender Tim Ream have been withdrawn from the U.S. roster ahead of the start of training camp for the friendly against Ukraine. No replacements will be added.