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In Depth
March 15th, 2014

Chivas USA Hopes To Turn The Page In 2014

Last year was one Chivas USA finished at the bottom of its MLS conference and was sued by two former employees. With the 2014 season just under way, Bill Littlefield spoke with Chivas USA President Nelson Rodriguez about the team’s future.

Only a blog
March 12th, 2014

MLS Starts Season Without Seasoned Officials

MLS has locked out its referees, who have formed a new union, over a contract dispute. Bill Littlefield looks at the situation and compares it to recent labor issues in other sports leagues.

In Depth
March 8th, 2014

Sporting KC Hopes For MLS Repeat

The MLS season kicks off this weekend. Bill Littlefield chats with Sam McDowell of the Kansas City Star about defending champions Sporting Kansas City and their prospects this season.

In The News
December 7th, 2013
By Phil Latzman

Beckham, LeBron Consider Teaming Up For MLS Franchise

What happens when you combine David Beckham’s soccer expertise and LeBron James’s knowledge of the Miami market? Only A Game’s Phil Latzman reports on the superstars’ possible collaboration to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Miami.

Feature
November 9th, 2013
By Conrad Wilson

Portland Teams Support Same-Sex Marriage

The Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns were the first professional sports teams to come out in support of same-sex marriage. The Portland Trailblazers quickly followed suit. Conrad Wilson brings us the story from Portland, Ore.

In the news
November 2nd, 2013

New York Red Bulls End The Curse Of Caricola

The Curse of Caricola has been vanquished, and the New York Red Bulls have advanced to the playoffs. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl joins Bill Littlefield to discuss New York’s success and other news around the MLS.

Interview
August 10th, 2013

Clint Dempsey Comes Home To MLS

Clint Dempsey’s decision to leave the English Premier League and sign with the Seattle Sounders shocked many. Bill calls on Alexi Lalas to help make sense of the move.

Commentary
July 27th, 2013

Commentary: Chivas USA Can’t Afford A Discrimination Suit

Los Angeles’ second MLS team is last in the Western Conference, but Chivas USA has bigger issues than its on-field performance. Bill Littlefield looks at the racial discrimination lawsuit filed by two former coaches and its potential impact on the league’s image.

In The News
May 21st, 2013

MLS To Add Second New York Team

New York has never been much of a one-team town. And soccer fans in the Big Apple will soon have two choices when it comes to MLS. The league announced Tuesday that an expansion team is coming to New York for the 2015 season.

Commentary
May 18th, 2013

Beckham’s Contributions Impossible To Ignore

As soon as David Beckham announced his retirement, some soccer commentators started saying he was never much of a player. Bill Littlefield disagrees.

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