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A rivalry of champions once again has Sounders and Toronto FC on a collision course

One of the oft-forgotten elements to what’s been a run of excellence for the Sounders going on three-plus years is how they’ve managed it without a one-season reboot. The same …


Weather forces postponement of Sounders vs. Rapids

The Denver area is under a blizzard warning from the National Weather Service until noon on Thursday. The game has been rescheduled for Sept. 7.


Stefan Frei, Nico Lodeiro boost Sounders past Real Salt Lake 1-0

Nicolas Lodeiro scored in the 18th minute, and the Seattle Sounders extended their club-record start with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 10:42 p.m.

Sounders remain undefeated with 0-0 tie with Whitecaps

A video replay decision in extra time cost the Vancouver Whitecaps a chance for penalty kick in a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders. At first, referee Robert Sibiga ruled …


UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 6:19 p.m.

Seattle Sounders win 3rd straight to open season, 4-2 over Chicago Fire

Victor Rodriguez and Jordan Morris each had first-half goals and Seattle scored the opening three goals before holding off the Chicago Fire 4-2, the Sounders’ third straight victory to open …


UPDATED: Sat., March 9, 2019, 11:10 p.m.

Sounders ride early goals to 2-0 victory over Colorado

Kelvin Leerdam and Raul Ruidiaz scored in the first eight minutes in the Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.


MLS roundup: Reto Ziegler, Bryan Acosta score to help FC Dallas beat LA Galaxy 2-0

Reto Ziegler and Bryan Acosta scored second-half goals and FC Dallas beat the LA Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019, 8:34 p.m.

Commentary: First season-opening win for Sounders since 2015 could be harbinger

Not only do they have the talent to have the best record in the MLS, the Sounders have the talent to have their best record ever.


MLS roundup: Rapids, Timbers tie 3-3 in coldest match in MLS history

Andre Shinyashiki scored on a putback in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time in his MLS debut and the 10-man Colorado Rapids tied the Portland Timbers 3-3 on Saturday …


UPDATED: Sat., March 2, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Jordan Morris scores twice as Sounders topple FC Cincinnati 4-1

The debut of the newest MLS franchise was overshadowed by Morris’ return after missing the entire 2018 season due to a torn ACL in his right knee suffered while playing …


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

Jordan Morris ready to restart career sidetracked by injury as Sounders open season against Cincinnati

Twelve months after suffering a torn ACL in his right knee, nearly 18 months since he last played a full 90 minutes for either club or country, Jordan Morris has …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Slimmer, quicker Nouhou puts European rumors aside and focuses on improving for Sounders

Nouhou arrived in Sounders camp Tuesday after an offseason in Cameroon shedding 6 pounds and slimming his notably bulky physique to add speed to his game. He hopes to be …


Sounders open camp with notable absences

Osvaldo Alonso wasn’t on the roster for the first time in franchise history as the Seattle Sounders opened preseason camp. Clint Dempsey wasn’t there either. The process of saying farewell …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 1:47 p.m.

Tim Howard says this MLS season will be his last

Colorado Rapids and former U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says this season will be his last in Major League Soccer. Howard made the announcement Tuesday on social media, a …


Sounders land new jersey sponsor in online retailer Zulily

The Seattle Sounders have a new jersey sponsor after signing a multiyear deal with online retailer Zulily. The partnership was announced Thursday, along with Zulily’s deal to be the jersey …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 3:13 p.m.

MLS formally announces Austin expansion team for 2021

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber formally announced Austin will be an expansion franchise for the 2021 season. The move has been expected as Austin became the target for efforts …


MLS names Coach of the Year honor in memory of Sigi Schmid

Major League Soccer is renaming its annual Coach of the Year award to honor the late Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in league history.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 4:48 p.m.

Sigi Schmid, winningest MLS coach, dies at 65

Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in MLS history, has died. He was 65.


Dutch player, coach Frank de Boer takes over Atlanta United

Frank de Boer, who appeared in two World Cups for the Netherlands during an illustrious playing career and went on to capture four straight league titles as the coach at …


MLS expansion team in Cincinnati to open March 2 at Seattle

Expansion Cincinnati will play its first Major League Soccer match on March 2 at Seattle, then faces Portland for its home opener at Nippert Stadium on March 17.


FC Cincinnati roster takes shape in MLS expansion draft

Cincinnati acquired striker Kei Kamara from the Vancouver Whitecaps in the MLS expansion draft and then immediately dealt him to the Colorado Rapids for a 2019 international slot.


Columbus Crew’s Zach Steffen to join Manchester City next summer

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen will transfer to Manchester City from the Columbus Crew in July.


United captures MLS Cup for Atlanta’s 1st title since ‘95

Finally, Atlanta has another team it can call champion. Josef Martinez and Franco Escobar scored goals, Brad Guzan came up with a couple of clutch saves and Atlanta United gave …


Atlanta goes for a rare sports title in MLS Cup final

A city that has known plenty of sporting heartbreak is one win away from a championship. Atlanta hasn’t won a major professional championship since the Braves captured the 1995 World …


Timbers beat Sporting KC 3-2 to earn MLS Cup trip

Diego Valeri scored a pair of goals, including one in stoppage time, and Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 on Thursday night to advance to MLS Cup for the second …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

Atlanta reaches MLS final in 2nd year, knocks out Red Bulls

Atlanta United advanced to Major League Soccer’s championship match in just its second season, losing to the New York Red Bulls 1-0 but winning the two-match Eastern Conference final by …


One for the ages: Sounders’ season ends on penalty kicks in wild loss to Timbers

Two second-half goals Thursday night by Raul Ruidiaz to twice avoid playoff elimination at the hands of the visiting Portland Timbers, then another overtime marker by Nicolas Lodeiro to keep …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 10:01 p.m.

Snubs and injuries aside, Sounders playing for their playoff lives in must-win game

The Sounders have some injuries and aren’t thrilled about snubs to Stefan Frei and Chad Marshall in individual league award results heading into Thursday’s second leg of the Western Conference …


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 7:03 p.m.

Miami voters OK path for Beckham soccer complex

Miami voters have approved a pathway for the creation of a Major League Soccer complex run by retired star David Beckham. Voters on Tuesday agreed to allow Beckham and his …


Zlatan’s future: Ibrahimovic hopeful of return to LA in 2019

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first season in Major League Soccer with the LA Galaxy was largely a success. The charismatic forward is under contract with the club for next season, but a …