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MLS Fantasy Rewind: Real Salt Lake take reins for Round 14
We’re back MLS Fantasy Managers! After taking a break for the Copa America Centenario, MLS play returned this weekend. Though some team rosters are still affected by summer call-ups for Copa America and for UEFA Euro 2016 as well as some lingering injuries, that allowed some for some lower-profile... Read more
Daddy day: These photos of Red Bulls and their kids will melt your heart
Dads, kids and their loved ones celebrated Father’s Day across North America on Sunday, and Major League Soccer was no exception.  For the New York Red Bulls, it was also another day at the office, which in this case was Red Bull Arena, where they defeated the Seattle Sounders... Read more
2016 Team of the Week (Wk 15): Villa, Lampard, Harrison deliver for NYCFC
We’re not even at the halfway point of the season, but New York City FC’s home game against the Philadelphia Union on Saturday seemed like a must-win. Luckily, the players on the field delivered for NYCFC as David Villa, Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo all scored in a 3-2... Read more
Reprise en mode rouillé, sauf à New York et Colorado
Après une courte trêve, le championnat a repris ce week-end avec, encore, des sourires à Colorado, vainqueur de Chicago pendant que ses poursuivants s’enlisaient. La pause ne semble pas non plus avoir coupé les jambes d’une équipe de New York toujours en forme. Read more
Anything is possible, Klinsmann tells US ahead of daunting Argentina clash
Anything is possible.  That was Jurgen Klinsmann’s message on Sunday morning, a little more than 12 hours after the US national team learned Argentina and Lionel Messi would be their semifinal opponent when the hosts’ Copa America Centenario journey moves to Houston on Tuesday (9 pm ET; FS1, Univision,... Read more
Armchair Analyst: Inside Mexico’s incredible 7-0 loss to Chile
CC: @MLSAnalyst #CopaAmerica #ElTri pic.twitter.com/DAGD50SbOe — Pablo Maurer (@MLSist) June 19, 2016 Mexico suffered the worst loss in an official competition in their footballing history on Saturday night, falling by a touchdown to Chile. I expected them to lose — they’ve been disjointed and vulnerable, and have shown no ability... Read more
Armchair Analyst: Love wins and more from MLS Week 15
Before I sat down to write this, I asked my colleague Charlie Boehm what he thought of Saturday’s games. “Scrappy, hectic at times.” I suppose that stands to reason after a two-week break designed to allow breathing room for the ongoing Copa America. Read more
Father’s Day: Sporting Kansas City dads prep for home game, life at home
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – While dads around the country are grilling out in the back yard on Father’s Day, Sporting Kansas City’s fathers—players and staff—will be getting ready for a home match vs. FC Dallas (5 pm ET; ESPN in the US, MLS LIVE in Canada). Read more
Timbers, Porter leave RSL “feeling like we deserved better” after 2-2 draw
A road win still eludes the Portland Timbers, but Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Real Salt Lake wasn’t for lack of trying, and, if you’re Caleb Porter, doing. “We leave this locker room feeling like we deserved better,” Porter said. “But it’s still a good point and I was pleased... Read more
Four goals, five cards, and the end of Real Salt Lake’s perfect home season
For the first time this season, Real Salt Lake failed to take all three points at home in their 2-2 draw against the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. Salt Lake led 1-0 and trailed 2-1 before a 70th minute penalty kick from Yura Movsisyan equalized. “It was an entertaining... Read more