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The True Constant | What Sam Younie means to the Timbers, on the brink of game no. 300 | Portland Timbers

Inside PTFC | Sorting through the (way too) early returns from the Thorns' World Cup absences | Portland Timbers

Dynamo defend home field vs. road-tested Timbers |
The Houston Dynamo and Portland Timbers will try to shake off hard-luck shutout losses last weekend when they meet on Wednesday night in Houston.

Major League Soccer

MLS Disciplinary Committee fines Altidore, Aranguiz and Etienne Jr. |

Pity Martinez flourishing in team confidence following first MLS goal | Atlanta United FC

Eastern Conference leading Union ranked third in MLS Power Rankings | Philadelphia Union

2019 U.S. Open Cup Third Round Pairings and Host Scenarios Set - U.S. Soccer
U.S. Soccer has determined the potential pairings and host scenarios for the Third Round of the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, U.S. Soccer's National Championship. Set to take place May 29, the Third Round will match the 22 winners that advance from this week's Second Round action. All U.S. Open Cup games can be seen live on ESPN+.

Variety and Versatility: How Joevin Jones makes the Sounders elite - Sounder At Heart
The left-footed assist machine provides insurance for the team if they lose defenders in the summer transfer window while simultaneously adding a new dimension to their midfield.

ESPN profiles Inbeom Hwang as he becomes a Korean icon in Vancouver |

MLS: 3 biggest losers from transfer deadline day
Another primary transfer window has come and gone. After some late moves, here are three MLS clubs that failed to address their most pressing needs.

MLS Launching New Channel On Streaming Service Pluto TV

Rumor: Joao Plata linked with Mexico move - RSL Soapbox
Reports from Ecuador have the player nearing a transfer deal.

MLS comissioner Don Garber: 'You'll see more charter travels' in new CBA | Pro Soccer USA
Don Garber spoke about CBA negotiations in Montreal on Monday. He hinted at an increase in charter flights and an earlier opening day going forward.

Power Rankings: There's seemingly no stopping LAFC at this stage |

Paxton Pomykal, lighting it up in Dallas, shows the promise of #playyourkids – The Athletic ($)
The youngster is one of several benefitting from FC Dallas' decision to promote their academy chief to head coach

5 Managers Who Could Take Over an MLS Side by the End of the Season | 12up
5 managers who could take over an MLS side by the end of the season.

Does MLS know that it’s a league in transition? | US Soccer Players
It's becoming difficult to know what good really means in Major League Soccer this season, with continued expansion adding to problems MLS already had.

Sporting Kansas City's Gianluca Busio dealing with bittersweet conundrum |

Colorado Rapids coaching search: 12 best candidates to fix the club – The Denver Post
The Rapids are beginning to search for a replacement to Anthony Hudson. And while the team clearly wants to find a successful coach this time, it isn’t entirely clear what exactly that might mean.

Ciara McCormack, whistle-blower on a toxic Whitecaps culture, is still waiting for a satisfactory response – The Athletic ($)
McCormack brought allegations of inappropriate behavior by a youth coach that were corroborated by other players

LA Galaxy still a work in progress - LAG Confidential
Last week the Galaxy floated back down to Earth. With the blue white & gold in a favorable position to jump their cross-town rivals in the standings, LA squandered the opportunity, dropping three...

Rumor: FC Dallas linked to Romanian midfielder Ianis Hagi - Big D Soccer
FC Dallas has been linked to the young Romanian National Teamer.

World Football

Antoine Griezmann to leave Atletico Madrid after five seasons
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has said he will leave after five seasons with the club.

Should Chelsea be in a rush to sell Eden Hazard to Real Madrid? | Premier League - YouTube

How the ground lies at Barcelona for Denis Suarez and Rafinha
How the ground lies at Barcelona for Denis Suarez and Rafinha