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US Open Cup Round of 16 pairings unveiled after draw |

Interview: Brian Schmetzer post-match vs Portland Timbers - YouTube

Sounders vs Timbers, updates: Rodriguez sends Seattle into half tied - Sounder At Heart

Major League Soccer

MLS salaries: Ibra earning record $7.2m in '19
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season.

Atlanta's Gressel open to USMNT switch: How could he become eligible? |

FC Dallas star Paxton Pomykal reflects after impressive Under-20 World Cup |

Tenorio: Putting together the 2019 MLS All-Budget Team – The Athletic ($)
The MLS salary figures are out, which means its time to see which players are offering the most value at relatively low cap hits

Josef Martinez is Atlanta United’s highest-paid player
The MLS Players Association released its 2019 salary guide; Wednesday and there are a few s...

MLS expansion: Sacramento Republic FC and the quiet before the storm
It is a little quiet on the MLS expansion front for Sacramento Republic FC. But make no mistake, this is just the quiet before the storm.

Under new ownership, Crew SC salary leaps to No. 11 in MLS - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH
With new ownership and a club president who was partly responsible for constructing the largest player payroll in Major League Soccer, Crew SC had the most dramatic increase in player compensation in the league from 2018 to 2019.

Las Vegas has the 'ingredients necessary to support an MLS team' - Las Vegas Sun Newspaper
Las Vegas has become a landing spot for professional sports development in the past two years with unprecedented investment in new teams and facilities ...

Is the five-attacker lineup viable for NYCFC moving forward? - Hudson River Blue
The Pigeons deployed an attack-heavy squad on Thursday. Is it worth trying again?

Alex Morgan’s Husband Servando Carrasco Plays in MLS |
Who is Alex Morgan's husband? Learn more about Morgan's husband Servando Carrasco who plays in the MLS as the two continue a long-distance marriage.

Last-gasp Wayne Rooney penalty sends D.C. United through in US Open Cup - Black And Red United
Wayne Rooney’s 120th minute goal sent United through

Five Takeaways from the 2019 MLS Salary Release - The Mane Land
A closer look at the latest figures and what they mean for Orlando City

World Football

Blame FIFA for the USWNT’s blowout World Cup win -
More concerning than celebrations are the broader circumstances that made a 13-0 score possible. That blame goes all the way up to FIFA.

Miami Bar Offered Free Shots for Every Alex Morgan, Team USA Goal in World Cup | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
As the shots were raining down on Thailand's goal at the FIFA Women's World Cup in France on Tuesday, so too were they going down at American Social Brickell in Miami...

LaLiga’s app listened in on fans to catch bars illegally streaming soccer - The Verge
Spain’s data protection agency, the AEPD, has fined the country’s soccer league, LaLiga, €250,000 (about $280,000) for allegedly violating EU data privacy and transparency laws.