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Even with Cascadia Cup approaching, Seattle Sounders would rather focus on MLS playoff race

The Sounders sit ahead of the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers in the standings for the Cascadia Cup, a title formally etched in a trophy in 2004.


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 10:23 p.m.

Borussia Dortmund defeats Sounders in international friendly

Borussia Dortmund of the German Bundesliga proved a bit too much for the Seattle Sounders in a 3-1 victory in an international friendly Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field.


UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:10 p.m.

Seattle Sounders beat Atlanta United 2-1 behind goals from Raul Ruidiaz and Harry Shipp

Raul Ruidiaz and Harry Shipp scored as the Seattle Sounders beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Sunday.


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019, 4:45 p.m.

Back to a full roster, the Sounders look to dethrone defending MLS Cup champion Atlanta United

In the past three seasons, the Sounders haven’t beaten Atlanta United.


Panthers owner David Tepper to meet with MLS about expansion

Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper and team president Tom Glick plan to travel to New York next week and meet with Major League Soccer officials in an effort to convince …


MLS roundup: Carlos Vela, LAFC rout Vancouver

Carlos Vela scored twice and Los Angeles FC rallied to a club-record six goals after giving up the opening score to beat Vancouver 6-1.


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 8:04 p.m.

Nicolas Lodeiro’s stoppage-time goal lifts Sounders over Crew 2-1

Nicolas Lodeiro scored his second goal in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time, lifting the Seattle Sounders over the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 11:40 p.m.

MLS roundup: Revolution overcome weather delays, Revolution in 2-1 win

Teal Bunbury scored his 50th MLS goal and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a match that included three weather delays Thursday night.


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 7:48 p.m.

NYCFC scores 3 second-half goals, beats Sounders 3-0

Maximiliano Moralez, Jesus Medina and Ebenezer Ofori scored second-half goals and New York City FC beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0. New York (7-1-8) stretched its club-record unbeaten streak to 12 …


UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 10:42 p.m.

Kelvin Leerdam’s late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps

Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 win over rival Vancouver Whitecaps in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of …


Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million

LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. He broke the previous mark of Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7.1 million in …


Around MLS: Los Angeles FC is clear front-runner at midway point

The break for the Gold Cup and other international tournaments represents a midway point for Major League Soccer’s new condensed schedule. The league might want to consider chiseling Los Angeles …


UPDATED: Sat., June 8, 2019, 8:14 p.m.

MLS roundup: Ilsinho has 2 goals, an assist as Union beat Red Bulls 3-2

Ilsinho had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019, 6:43 p.m.

Move to Spokane helped spark career in pro soccer for Real Salt Lake general manager Craig Waibel

For Craig Waibel, the general manager of Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake, relocating to the Lilac City helped pave his path to a career in professional soccer.


Sounders cough up two late road goals, lose 2-1 to the Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact midfelder Saphir Taider struck for a pair of goals just minutes apart to send the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 defeat and into the half-season break winless in …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019, 9:42 p.m.

FC Dallas beats Sounders 2-1 behind pair of Seattle own goals

Seattle’s Xavier Arreaga and Brad Smith scored own goals, helping FC Dallas end a six-game winless streak with a 2-1 victory over the Sounders on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 4:08 p.m.

How will the Sounders replace key midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro against FC Dallas?

The Uruguayan center midfielder has been on a tear in MLS play for the Sounders since being snubbed for his country’s World Cup roster last summer.


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 8:03 p.m.

MLS roundup: Josef Martinez scores twice, Atlanta beats Minnesota 3-0

Josef Martinez scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to help Atlanta United beat Minnesota United 3-0 on Wednesday night.


MLS and Mexico’s Liga MX launch competition

Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX are launching an annual competition called the Leagues Cup but are not including MLS champion Atlanta United. Eight teams will participate in the …


UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019, 9:54 p.m.

Russell’s hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid

Johnny Russell scored a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday, snapping a seven-game winless streak.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3 p.m.

Sounders defender Chad Marshall announces retirement due to injuries

Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall has announced his retirement due to injury, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the Columbus Crew and …


MLS roundup: Chris Wondolowski breaks Landon Donovan’s MLS goals record

Chris Wondolowski scored four times to pass Landon Donovan for most career MLS goals, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 4-1 Saturday.


Stefan Frei records 6 saves for Seattle Sounders in scoreless draw with Philadelphia Union

Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union.


MLS roundup: Brian Fernandez scores, Portland, Houston tie 1-1

Brian Fernandez scored 12 minutes after entering as a second-half substitute in his MLS debut, and the Portland Timbers tied the Houston Dynamo 1-1 on Wednesday night.


Raul Ruidiaz, Handwalla Bwana lead Sounders past Orlando City 2-1

Raul Ruidiaz and Handwalla Bwana scored to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Sounders stretched their unbeaten streak to five …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:02 p.m.

Revolution hire 5-time MLS Cup champ Bruce Arena as coach

The New England Revolution have hired five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach Bruce Arena as its coach and sports director. The 67-year-old Arena succeeds Brad Friedel, the …


Cristian Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0

Cristian Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:28 p.m.

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium

The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details …


Benny Feilhaber headed back to Sporting K.C. in trade with Rapids

Sporting Kansas City has acquired veteran midfielder Benny Feilhaber from the Colorado Rapids. In exchange, Colorado gets 22-year-old defender Abdul Rwatubyaye and an undisclosed draft pick. The 34-year-old Feilhaber joined …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

David Beckham’s MLS team plans to sign players this summer

The expansion MLS team owned in part by David Beckham plans to start signing players this summer and will select its first coach later this year. Inter Miami, which says …