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MLS playoffs: Atlanta United set up Conference final with New York Red Bulls

More than 70,000 fans see United beat New York City FCSporting KC will play Portland in Western Conference finalThe fans showed their love for the coach before the game. Then Atlanta United’s players made sure Tata Martino has to stick around for at le…

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Red Bulls storm into final four of MLS playoffs

Daniel Royer scored twice in the second half as the regular-season champs overcame a loss to Columbus in the first leg and reached the MLS Cup semifinals.

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How to fix MLS’s broken playoff format

Why doesn’t the higher seed have any advantage in the first round and, if anything, may be at a disadvantage? Here’s a way to rectify that major flaw.

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Miami voters give Beckham approval to negotiate stadium deal for MLS club

Inter Miami looking to build complex on public golf courseBeckham’s group will now negotiate deal with cityDavid Beckham’s long-planned stadium deal is closer to reality. Miami voters gave city officials permission on Tuesday to negotiate a n…

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MLS playoffs: Red Bulls in trouble again

New York may be headed for another postseason disappointment after losing at Columbus in the first leg of the conference semifinals.

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Josef Martinez: ‘I have a responsibility for all Latinos, given what’s going on’

The Atlanta United striker discusses breaking MLS’s scoring record, his hopes for this season’s playoffs and the political problems in his native Venezuela“I like to live peacefully and enjoy life, not just in soccer,” says Josef Martinez reflecting on…

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Rooney, D.C. United knocked out of playoffs

Wayne Rooney and red-hot D.C. United were stopped cold by the Columbus Crew and eliminated from the MLS Cup playoffs.

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23 Thoughts: Arena bound for Galaxy reunion?

The United States’ most recent men’s team coach could be headed back to the club he helped lift to the pinnacles of MLS.

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Diego Valeri’s double lifts Timbers as NYCFC fracture Union in MLS playoffs

Timbers win 2-1 over FC Dallas to advance to two-leg semi-finalMaximiliano Moralez powers NYCFC in easy victory over UnionDiego Valeri scored two goals, the second with Portland a man down, and the Timbers beat FC Dallas 2-1 in an MLS knockout game Wed…

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MLS playoff predictions: will Rooney lead DC United to glory?

The former England captain has helped his team to a well-timed run of form. But Sporting KC and New York Red Bulls will be tough to haltShout out to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s continued instinct for the memorable, and his former Manchester United colleague, …

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Wild MLS Decision Day: Zlatan not in playoffs

Sunday’s regular season finale was one to forget for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy. The Red Bulls can’t say the same.

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McIntyre’s 23 Thoughts: Columbus Crew, Gregg Berhalter, Steve Cherundolo and more

In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre talks to Columbus Crew head coach Gregg Berhalter and former U.S. national team great Steve Cherundolo

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Real Salt Lake eases past Revolution 4-1

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Nick Besler, Sebastian Saucedo and Corey Baird scored in the first 30 minutes and Real Salt Lake eased past the New England Revolution 4-1 on Thursday night.

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Lamar Hunt’s legacy looms large over Garber’s induction

Back in 1999, NFL team owners Lamar Hunt and Robert Kraft approached Don Garber and asked if he might be interested in serving as commissioner of Major League Soccer. The domestic soccer league was in trouble in just its fourth year, and at the time G…

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Wayne Rooney’s stunning free-kick continues DC United’s remarkable revival

Team were bottom of Eastern Conference when Rooney arrivedEnglishman has scored 10 goals in 18 apperancesWayne Rooney rolled back the years as his stunning 30-yard free-kick earned DC United a 1-0 home win over Toronto. The former England cap…

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Vancouver Whitecaps’ playoff dreams faint after 4-1 loss to Sporting KC

Russell Teibert didn’t have an explanation for the Vancouver Whitecaps’ meltdown Wednesday night, but he did have an apology. The loss further dims Vancouver’s hopes of a spot in the post-season. The ‘Caps (12-13-7) were up 1-0 going into halftime, thanks to a goal by Felipe Martins

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