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Portland Timbers beat Chicago Fire 3-2: Highlights, live updates recap -
The Portland Timbers (11-9-4, 37 points) beat the Chicago Fire (7-11-9, 30 points) 3-2 in an MLS regular season game at Providence Park Wednesday. Watch highlights and see a recap of live updates from the game here.

Tyler Lussi on her path to soccer, senior history thesis and more in latest Breaking Lines | Portland Timbers

Bogert: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Portland Timbers and more MLS takeaways |

Major League Soccer

St. Louis wins a Major League Soccer expansion team | Soccer |
(Updated) Formal announcement set for Tuesday in St. Louis. Local ownership group spearheaded by Carolyn Kindle Betz of Enterprise Holdings Foundation and Jim Kavanaugh of World Wide Technology has been

Ibra: Pavon too good for MLS, won't be here long
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said new signing Cristian Pavon is "too good" for MLS and that he will not stay in the U.S. for long.

Campeones Cup: Atlanta United raises bar with win vs. Club America | Pro Soccer USA
Atlanta United defeated Liga MX power Club America 2-0 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium Wednesday night. It was a result that grows Atlanta's reputation.

Mason Toye spitting was this week’s one weird (and disgusting) thing in MLS – The Athletic ($)
The Minnesota United forward is a promising young talent, but his latest red card could impact his international standing

Official: Montreal Impact defender Zakaria Diallo transferring to Lens |

In career marked by big decisions, Emerson Hyndman at home with Atlanta |

New ownership group opens new chapter for Adrian Hanauer, Sounders - Sounder At Heart
After bringing 11 new families into the ownership group, Hanauer has an even bigger majority.

MLS Players Association wants league to revoke ban on political signage at games -
The Major League Soccer Players Association is asking the league to overturn a policy that prevents fans from bringing political signs and banners to games.

Houston's Cabrera 5th MLS boss fired this season
The Houston Dynamo fired manager Wilmer Cabrera on Tuesday, becoming the fifth MLS boss to lose his job this season.

Chicago Fire and Soldier Field: A look at the team's history with the stadium | Pro Soccer USA
The Chicago Fire are planning to return to Soldier Field, but the team's history shows that it is an imperfect solution to the team's stadium problem.

With three MLS coach openings, here are the top domestic candidates – The Athletic ($)
The MLS coaching carousel has gotten an early start in 2019, which means these domestic candidates could be in line for a new gig

Mesut Ozil on D.C. United’s radar - The Washington Post
It's a long shot, but Arsenal's German midfield star could become Wayne Rooney's replacement next summer.

MLS teams navigate new 'no political display' policy
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Major League Soccer's new policy that bans political displays at matches is stirring controversy in the Pacific Northwest, where supporters' culture is often intertwined with...

Orlando among best cities in nation for soccer fans, study says
The city of Orlando, home to the Orlando City Lions and Orlando Pride, is the second-best soccer city in the United States, a new study says.

Kim Kee-hee ‘in talks’ with Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr - Sounder At Heart
Hard to imagine the Sounders allowing Kim to leave before the end of the season.