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Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark goes from howler to hero vs FC Cincinnati |
Goalkeeper Steve Clark had a nightmare moment in the late stages of the Round of 16 match between Portland and Cincinnati. But he made up for it in a big way during the penalty kick shootout that ensued as a result of his mistake.

Portland Timbers vs. FC Cincinnati - Football Match Report - July 28, 2020 - ESPN
Get a report of the Portland Timbers vs. FC Cincinnati 2020 Major League Soccer, MLS is Back - Round of 16 football match.

How Portland Timbers’ Jeremy Ebobisse grew into one of MLS’s leading activists: ‘I never realized how powerful voices could be’ -
Jeremy Ebobisse was one of the founding members of Black Players for Change.

Major League Soccer

MLS Is Back Power Rankings: How quarterfinal field stacks up - Sports Illustrated
LAFC is the favorite to win MLS Is Back and the Concacaf Champions League berth that comes along with it.

Minnesota United FC keep chip on their shoulder: "Don't count out the Loons" |
Minnesota United FC keep chip on their shoulder: "Don't count out the Loons"

Charlotte FC will sign "building blocks" of roster in summer transfer window |
Charlotte FC's inaugural MLS season has been pushed from 2021 to 2022, but their roster-building process isn't slowing down. The club still have big plans for the summer transfer window, which opens on August 12th.

Luis Suarez Reportedly Has An MLS Offer To Leave FC Barcelona
FC Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has an offer to leave the club for the MLS.

Report: Erick “Cubo” Torres weighing transfer to Atlanta United - Dirty South Soccer
Could Atlanta United and Club Tijuana do yet another transfer deal?

LAFC beat Seattle to reach MLS is Back quarterfinals
LAFC: Diego Rossi scored early in the first half and provided the clinching goal in the 82nd minute, as LAFC thumped reigning MLS Cup champion Seattle.

Report: One-time Inter Miami CF target Agustin Almendra drawing interest from two other MLS clubs |
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report Agustin Almendra is again linked with a move to MLS, with TUDN’s Nico Cantor reporting that the Boca Juniors midfielder is generating interest from two unnamed clubs.

New York City FC: Self-imposed stadium dilemma continues
COVID-19 has impacted New York City FC's search for a permanent home. The stadium dilemma persists, but it is one of their own making.

Chris Armas, the MLS is Back Tournament, and the problem with the old-fashioned will to win - Once A Metro
Conventional approach to unconventional Orlando tournament is ultimately what cost the Red Bulls

American at home: MLS is BACK vol. 2 - this time with defenders - Stars and Stripes FC
Not only is MLS back, but James Sands is here

US youth international Ian Hoffmann details why he swapped Germany for the Houston Dynamo |
It hasn't taken long for the youth revolution to kick off in Houston under new Dynamo head coach Tab Ramos. The former United States U-20 national team coach, and founder of a soccer academy in New Jersey back in 2004, was expected to inject his new club with a fresh emphasis on young players.

MLS academies and more top youth clubs flock to Copa Rayados Internacional - SoccerWire
A growing number of MLS academy teams and others from top U.S. youth clubs are aiming to compete in the 2020 Copa Rayados Internacional.

Five things we learned from the NWSL Challenge Cup - Sounder At Heart
People want to watch knockout soccer.

Philadelphia Union's Warren Creavalle explains inspiration for his design of Black Lives Matter shirts |
A prevailing theme during the MLS is Back Tournament has been the players' show of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Inter Miami CF: What comes next? - South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Inter Miami are preparing to resume their inaugural MLS season, which could start back up in less than a month.

Gregg Berhalter on Pulisic, Reyna, Akinola, World Cup qualifying - Sports Illustrated
The U.S. men's national team manager weighed in on a number of individuals and the potential start of World Cup qualifying from the MLS bubble.

MLS to join other leagues in allowing private equity financing
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber told CNBC's "Closing Bell" the league is close to finalizing a plan that would allow private equity financing that "could come into investing with our local teams."

African football fans to watch favourite MLS stars on DSTV
African football fans will be able to watch their favourite MLS stars after MultiChoice and The Walt Disney Company Africa partnered to add ESPN to DSTV.