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Life, on and off the field: The decisions that led Jorge Moreira to Portland | Portland Timbers

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Report: Manchester United send scout to watch DC United's Luciano Acosta |

New Indy Eleven stadium prospects improve as lawmakers scrap Major League Soccer franchise requirement
The MLS franchise was seen as a large obstacle for Indy's pro soccer team to build a new stadium.

Did Nani headbutt Kellyn Acosta in Orlando? | Instant Replay |

Warshaw: Cabrera's dilemma in Houston and 23 more thoughts on MLS |

Brew Hall to bluegrass: 10 Things About Minnesota United's Allianz Field |

LA Galaxy: How can they go from good to great?
The LA Galaxy are a good team with some real potential. But how can they become a great team? Well, here are two shortcomings that they need to address.

What will D.C. United do without Wayne Rooney? - The Washington Post
Quincy Amarikwa, Ulises Segura and Luciano Acosta are Ben Olsen's options.

Why is Beckham’s MLS stadium deal taking so long in Miami? | Miami Herald
David Beckham and partners needed just nine weeks to get the go-ahead from Fort Lauderdale to start work on a soccer stadium. They’ve spent five years trying to get a Miami-Dade deal.

NYCFC’s awful field conditions are this week’s one weird thing in MLS – The Athletic ($)
MLS has seen its fair share of subpar playing surfaces, but NYCFC's in Week 6 might be the worst of all

Seattle Sounders introduce mascot Sammy the Sounder |

Sporting KC Opting Not to Sign Striker - The Blue Testament
Salloi and Hurtado ahead of schedule for return.

Sacramento up MLS expansion stakes with $252m stadium plan - SportsPro Media
City and investor Ron Burkle agree various packages to attract new franchise.

Don't stop believing: Sporting KC say they have a chance in CCL series |

An Open Letter to MLS Commissioner Don Garber - Indomitable City Soccer

From GA Cup to MLS, La Liga and more: Notable alumni from years past |

NYCFC training sessions getting chippy as team searches for first MLS win – The Athletic ($)
Captain Alexander Ring doesn't mind the physicality of practices; in fact, he's leading the charge in them.

Anatomy of a Goal: Josh Williams heads home a controversial winner - Massive Report
This week we look at Josh Williams’s 42nd minute goal that gave Columbus a win over New England.

Wayne Rooney Caught by Video Review - RED CARD - YouTube

How a hotel pen sparked a friendship between Ben Olsen and a D.C. police officer - The Washington Post
This is a story about a pen, a police officer and a mad dash for the MLS playoffs.

Orlando City winger Nani draws ire of Colorado Rapids' coach, midfielder Kellyn Acosta | Pro Soccer USA
Orlando City winger Nani had a brief confrontation with Colorado Rapids midfielder Kellyn Acosta, and both Acosta and Colorado coach Anthony Hudson took issue with the fact referee Jair Marrufo didn't send Nani off for a head-butt.

Unbroken: The Story of Sebastian Lletget - YouTube

Beyond The Box Score: Gianluca Busio becomes the youngest ever to score in back-to-back regular season matches | Sporting Kansas City