Stories tagged: mls
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 5:40 P.M.
Thousands celebrate Sounders’ MLS Cup victory
Brian Schmetzer hopped off the trolley carrying the MLS champions along their celebration route, and joined fans carrying banners and following the procession.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 5 A.M.
MLS veteran Pablo Nagamura announces his retirement
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Paulo Nagamura is retiring from professional soccer and will join the club’s developmental team as an assistant coach for next season.
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 11:55 P.M.
Seattle wins MLS Cup, beating Toronto on penalty kicks
Roman Torres scored in the sixth round of penalty kicks to give the Seattle Sounders their first MLS Cup title, 5-4 over Toronto FC after 120 scoreless minutes Saturday night. …
FRIDAY, DEC. 9, 2016, 10 P.M.
Nicolas Lodeiro brings ‘garra’ to Seattle Sounders
Every athlete is a product of his or her upbringing. Few bare their roots quite as nakedly as Nicolas Lodeiro.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
Seattle’s Stefan Frei returns to where it started facing Toronto
Before the injuries that nearly derailed his career, before maturing and coming of age as a goalkeeper in Seattle, Stefan Frei was supposed to be part of the future for …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:24 P.M.
AP Interview: MLS commissioner has eyes on young star power
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber believes his league is in transition when it comes to star players. It’s a youth movement slowly taking hold as teams shift from older …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 10:04 P.M.
Toronto outlasts Montreal to reach MLS Cup final
Benoit Cheyrou and Tosaint Ricketts scored 2 minutes apart in extra time and Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup final, outlasting the Montreal Impact 5-2 in the rain Wednesday …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 4:30 A.M.
Sporting KC signs coach Peter Vermes to contract extension
Sporting Kansas City has signed coach Peter Vermes to a contract extension through the 2019 season.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 12:30 A.M.
Galaxy hires Peter Vagenas as GM, replacing Bruce Arena
Peter Vagenas replaced Bruce Arena as the LA Galaxy’s general manager on Monday.
SUNDAY, NOV. 27, 2016, 4:45 P.M.
Sounders beat Rapids 1-0 to advance to MLS Cup
Jordan Morris scored in the 56th minute and the Seattle Sounders advanced to their first MLS Cup, beating the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Sunday in the second leg of the …
SATURDAY, NOV. 26, 2016, 9:06 P.M.
Cristian Roldan has made big strides for Seattle Sounders in MLS Cup Playoffs
Cristian Roldan knows his role in his second season with the Sounders is much different than what it was when he was the 2013 Gatorade national boys soccer player of …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 11:41 P.M.
Nico Lodeiro gives Seattle 2-1 win over Colorado in West finals
Nicolas Lodeiro scored on a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in the first-leg of the MLS Western Conference finals. Seattle …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 6:30 P.M.
Gerrard leaves LA Galaxy, still considering next career move
Steven Gerrard is leaving the LA Galaxy after two seasons, and the former England midfielder is still considering what to do next.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 4:20 A.M.
Norman Chad: MLS shows its rinky-dink nature with travel restrictions
MLS is the only major U.S. professional sports league whose teams fly like the rest of us, stuffed into economy class and praying the guy in front of you doesn’t …
THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2016, 9:11 P.M.
Sounders forward Jordan Morris voted MLS Rookie of the Year
Seattle forward Jordan Morris has been voted Major League Soccer’s Rookie of the Year after scoring 12 goals in his first professional season. The 21-year-old made his national team debut …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 10:23 P.M.
Sounders lose game, but advance on aggregate
Dallas won the game 2-1. At times, it even rocked the visitors back on their heels, with momentary doubt creeping in. But the 3-0 lead the Sounders carried over from …
SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2016, 10:14 P.M.
MLS playoff roundup: Toronto advances
Sebastian Giovinco had the fourth hat trick in MLS playoff history and Toronto FC routed New York City FC 5-0 on Sunday night to reach the Eastern Conference finals.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2016, 9:14 P.M.
Sounders won’t ease up during final playoff game with FC Dallas
The Western Conference semifinal series between the Seattle Sounders and FC Dallas isn’t over, as much as it might seem that way.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 10:27 P.M.
In Brief: Russell Westbrook gets 35, leads unbeaten Thunder past Clips 85-83
Russell Westbrook hit a jumper with 18.7 seconds left and finished with 35 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder remained unbeaten with an 85-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 11 P.M.
Loderio leads Sounders’ 3-0 win over top-seeded FC Dallas
Nicolas Lodeiro scored twice and Nelson Valdez added a goal – all in an 8-minute span early in the second half – to help the Seattle Sounders roll past FC …
SATURDAY, OCT. 29, 2016, 8:44 P.M.
Sounders, Dallas meet in conference semifinals again
Maybe the rubber match will finally produce a decisive victor.
THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 10:56 P.M.
Nelson Valdez sends Seattle past Sporting Kansas City in MLS playoffs
Nelson Valdez scored his first MLS goal in nearly a calendar year on a header in the 88th minute to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over Sporting Kansas …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 10:01 P.M.
In Brief: Jose Fernandez, companions had strong odor of alcohol after fatal crash
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends who perished in a violent boat crash off of South Beach last month all had a strong odor of alcohol …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 7:50 P.M.
2 Portland Timbers players arrested on DUI charges
Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and defender Liam Ridgewell face charges of driving under the influence after an accident in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 9:51 P.M.
Roldan helps Sounders beat RSL 2-1, clinch playoff spot
Cristian Roldan broke a tie in the 31st minute and the Seattle Sounders wrapped up an MLS playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Sunday in …
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 6:53 P.M.
Sounders win, reach knockout game against Kansas City
The defending champions are heading home, FC Dallas claimed the Supporters’ Shield and the Seattle Sounders’ second-half revival continued on an eventful final day of the Major League Soccer regular …
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 5:05 P.M.
Atlanta, Minnesota get picks in MLS Expansion Priority Draft
MLS expansion teams Atlanta United and Minnesota United completed the Expansion Priority Draft on Sunday, with Atlanta getting the No. 1 pick in the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft and Minnesota …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016, 9:51 P.M.
Sounders battle to scoreless tie with Dynamo
Stefan Frei made five saves, deflecting one shot off the right post, and the Seattle Sounders played to a 0-0 tie with the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:23 P.M.
Sounders win 2-1, eliminate Whitecaps from playoff race
Brad Evans scored on a penalty kick in the 81st minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Sunday night in a game
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 10:25 P.M.
In Brief: Earnhardt returns to Dover to support Hendrick teammates
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was back at a NASCAR track, yet far removed from a NASCAR comeback.