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Merritt Paulson: Portland Timbers unlikely to make new signing during transfer window -
The Portland Timbers are unlikely to make a new signing prior to the close of the Secondary Transfer Window.

Quotes & Notes | Minnesota United FC 1, Portland Timbers 0 | Aug. 4, 2019 | Portland Timbers

What We'll Remember | Timbers-Loons truly defined by a single moment | Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers suffer brutal 1-0 road loss to Minnesota United -
Minnesota United midfielder Ethan Finlay scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to hand Portland (9-9-4, 31 points) a brutal 1-0 loss in an MLS regular season game at Allianz Field in Saint Paul, Minnesota Sunday.

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Armchair Analyst: All 24 MLS teams in review | Week 22 analysis |

Agitators showed up to March of the Match, Sounders fans remain calm - Sounder At Heart
Good job, everyone.

David Beckham's Inter Miami: Update on first players, links to Falcao and other star signings
Inter Miami CF has made its first signings and is starting to build momentum both on and off the field. What's happening in South Florida?

Roman Torres suspension unlikely to be overturned or reduced, players union says - Sounder At Heart
Centerback had expressed hope.

No matter where he plays in MLS, Kei Kamara scores |

Don Garber on M.L.S.’s Past, Present and Future - The New York Times
Major League Soccer almost folded after his first full season as commissioner. On Sunday, Garber will celebrate 20 years in the job, and his league and his vision for it continue to expand.

Atlanta United sets MLS single-game attendance record in regular season |

Report: Chacon on his way from Uruguay to MNUFC? |

Ola Kamara, D.C. United close to transfer deal and contract - The Washington Post
Ola Kamara, a former Columbus Crew and LA Galaxy scorer playing in China, would provide help for Wayne Rooney and boost an inconsistent D.C. attack.

Report: Florentin Pogba could leave Atlanta United on a free transfer - Dirty South Soccer
Spanish outlet AS reports the Atlanta United center back could move by August 7

Nashville fairgrounds: Council to weigh halt on demolition for MLS stadium
Council member Steve Glover wants to place a moratorium on any demolition at the Nashville Fairgrounds until a lawsuit by the Save Our Fairgrounds coalition plays out.

New York Red Bulls sign defender Rece Buckmaster to MLS deal from NYRB II |

Gutman's MLS Homegrown rights acquired | FC Cincinnati

MLS: 5 records on pace to be broken in 2019
What MLS records have been put on notice by 2019's rising (and not so rising) stars? Here are five records that are on pace to be broken so far this season.

D.C. United’s Joseph Mora gets his green card - Black And Red United
Now considered a permanent resident, Mora no longer counts as an international in MLS

Bedoya calls out Congress on shootings after goal
Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya used goal celebration in Sunday's MLS game at D.C. United to call on Congress to act on gun violence.

New York Red Bulls' Aaron Long: 'I've removed myself' from transfer talks | Pro Soccer USA
After helping lead the Red Bulls to their sixth clean sheet, defender Aaron Long said he's 'removed himself' from the transfer talks surrounding him.

Soccer: What would an all-Homegrown FC Dallas XI look like? | SportsDay
The question was asked on 3rd Degree the podcast this week, How long before we see an all Homegrown FC Dallas starting XI? And I answered, Three...

Ron Jans named Head Coach | FC Cincinnati