Stories tagged: mls
UPDATED: Fri., July 10, 2020
Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei made eight saves, including a diving stop on a deflected shot in the 70th minute, and the Sounders and San Jose played to a 0-0 draw …
UPDATED: Fri., July 3, 2020
SEATTLE – Multiple reports across Major League Soccer state teams are delaying travel plans and are suspecting a schedule change for the “MLS is Back Tournament” because of positive cases …
UPDATED: Wed., June 24, 2020
In their first meaningful game since a 1-1 draw with Columbus on March 1, the Sounders will face San Jose on July 10 as part of the “MLS is Back” …
UPDATED: Sat., June 13, 2020
Matt Calkins: With earlier return from coronavirus shutdown, Sounders and MLS can capture casual fans’ interest
SEATTLE – I have a feeling a lot of football, baseball and basketball fans are about to say something they haven’t said: “I can’t wait for Major League Soccer.”
Fri., June 5, 2020
Major League Soccer players are harboring bitter feelings about the strategies used by the league to reach a collective-bargaining agreement that allows play to resume this summer with a tournament …
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2020
Major League Soccer and its players’ union have reached an agreement that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Fri., May 8, 2020
Matt Calkins: Just like us, Sounders’ Stefan Frei, Cristian Roldan play waiting game during coronavirus pandemic
Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan lives on a hill and sprints up it regularly. Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei goes with the treadmill in his house.
UPDATED: Sat., April 4, 2020
President Donald Trump has met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED: Wed., April 1, 2020
Major League Soccer plans to cut the pay of some executives and front office personnel while the season is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sat., March 21, 2020
Major League Soccer is targeting a May 10 return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December.
UPDATED: Sun., March 15, 2020
Sounders fans are still trying to maintain sense of community, with MLS season on hold due to coronavirus
MLS announced Thursday the suspension of its season for 30 days, in joining a nationwide effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Last …
UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020
The Seattle Mariners are seeking alternative options for their season-opening series after Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced a ban on all large gatherings in the three counties of the Seattle …
UPDATED: Mon., March 9, 2020
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis
UPDATED: Sat., March 7, 2020
Gyasi Zardes scored in the first half to give Columbus the lead, but Seattle’s Raul Ruidiaz scored on a second penalty-kick attempt midway through the second half as the Crew …
UPDATED: Sun., March 1, 2020
Jordan Morris scored two second-half goals, the second in the third minute of stoppage time, and the Seattle Sounders opened their MLS Cup defense with a 2-1 victory over the …
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
Used to bending free kicks for goals, David Beckham was not prepared for seven years of twists en route to his team’s Major League Soccer debut this weekend.
Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
Los Angeles FC lead owner Larry Berg predicts Major League Soccer will surpass Major League Baseball in popularity during the next 10 years.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
Jordan Morris, Joao Paulo help Seattle Sounders earn 2-2 draw against Olimpia in CONCACAF Champions League opener
In a flash, Joao Paulo set the tone for his new Sounders squad.
Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
DC United midfielder Paul Arriola has an injury to his right ACL that he says “will take months to recover from.”
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Cincinnati coach Ron Jans has been forced out following an investigation by Major League Soccer over his use of a racial slur in the locker room.
Thu., Feb. 6, 2020
Major League Soccer players expect to take off in their new collective bargaining agreement.
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
The Sounders announced the signing of Colombian defender Yeimar Gomez Andrade on Wednesday to help fill a hole in their lineup.
Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
The Sounders announced a big signing Friday, finalizing a deal to bring Brazilian midfielder Joao Paulo to Seattle as the third designated player on the roster.
Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Inter Miami acquired longtime Columbus captain Wil Trapp from the Crew for $100,000 and an international roster spot.
Wed., Jan. 29, 2020
Toward the end of last season there was mounting concern that Diego Valeri might not return to the Portland Timbers.
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
Javier Hernandez has been to the top of the soccer world. He spent the last 10 years in Europe’s top leagues, winning trophies and representing some of the biggest clubs.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 14, 2020
In their transition back to MLS from a two-month offseason, Sounders co-captains Nico Lodeiro and Stefan Frei went from sandy beaches to a snowy soccer pitch.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 5, 2019
Major League Soccer will try to reach an agreement for its 30th team to be Charlotte, North Carolina, which could start play as soon as 2021.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
Major League Soccer players will meet top Mexican league counterparts at Banc of California Stadium on July 29, ending a 15-year streak of MLS All-Star Games involving European clubs.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
If the newest MLS Cup was a living, conscious being, it would have felt neglected Tuesday. The trophy had just found a new home with the Sounders after they beat …