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NBA halts playoffs after Milwaukee Bucks lead unprecedented boycott in protest against shooting of Jacob Blake
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NBA halts playoffs after Milwaukee Bucks lead unprecedented boycott in protest against shooting of Jacob Blake

The Women's NBA also postponed its scheduled fixtures for Wednesday while at least two Major League Soccer fixtures were also reportedly scrapped.

Major League Soccer: Ethan Zubak, Sebastian Lletget score in Los Angeles Galaxy's win over LAFC
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Major League Soccer: Ethan Zubak, Sebastian Lletget score in Los Angeles Galaxy's win over LAFC

The result in the LA rivalry dubbed "El Trafico" was a reversal of LAFC's 6-2 thumping of the Galaxy at the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando, Florida, last month.

Major League Soccer backs players booed for kneeling during pre-game national anthem
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Major League Soccer backs players booed for kneeling during pre-game national anthem

Major League Soccer condemned the jeers FC Dallas and Nashville SC players received when they knelt in protest of racial injustice during the pre-game national anthem.

Frank de Boer sacked as Atlanta United coach after three straight defeats in MLS tournament
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Frank de Boer sacked as Atlanta United coach after three straight defeats in MLS tournament

It was another short managerial stint for Frank de Boer, who previously was let go by Inter Milan in 2016 and Crystal Palace in 2017

MLS is Back: Diego Rossi scores four goals to propel Los Angeles FC to 6-2 win over Galaxy
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MLS is Back: Diego Rossi scores four goals to propel Los Angeles FC to 6-2 win over Galaxy

LA Galaxy, who were missing star forward Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez due to a calf injury, have likely been eliminated from advancing after losing their first two games and with a minus-five goals differential.

Major League Soccer returns to action after poignant 8 minutes 46 seconds of silence to protest racial injustice
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Major League Soccer returns to action after poignant 8 minutes 46 seconds of silence to protest racial injustice

Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black facemasks emblazoned with Black Lives Matter in Major League Soccer return. The shirts had varying slogans that included Black And Proud, Silence Is Violence and Black All The Time.

MLS: Black footballers form coalition to fight systemic racism in communities, bring change in league
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MLS: Black footballers form coalition to fight systemic racism in communities, bring change in league

A group of black Major League Soccer players has formed a coalition to address systematic racism in their communities and bring about change within the league.

United States' Major League Soccer reiterates support for protests during national anthem
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United States' Major League Soccer reiterates support for protests during national anthem

Major League Soccer said on Tuesday it would make no changes to its longstanding policy of supporting peaceful protests by players or staff during the pre-game playing of the US national anthem.

MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy drop Aleksandar Katai after wife's racist, violent social media posts
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MLS club Los Angeles Galaxy drop Aleksandar Katai after wife's racist, violent social media posts

Galaxy fans immediately reacted with wide online calls for Katai's dismissal. On Thursday, a handful of fans gathered by the David Beckham statue outside the club's stadium holding a banner reading "No Racists in Our Club"

Major League Soccer, players reach new labour deal, to resume with tournament
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Major League Soccer, players reach new labour deal, to resume with tournament

Major League Soccer and its players' union agreed to a six-year labour contract through 2025 that paves the way for a tournament in Florida after the season was suspended by the coronavirus pandemic.

Real Salt Lake defender Nedum Onuoha says he never feels 100% safe in US, fears police
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Real Salt Lake defender Nedum Onuoha says he never feels 100% safe in US, fears police

Speaking following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis last week, Nigerian-born Onuoha said he was 'always wary of how I behave and how it could be viewed by people who have power'.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MLS players agree to salary cuts, set to play summer tournament in Orlando
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MLS players agree to salary cuts, set to play summer tournament in Orlando

MLS Players Association voted to approve economic concessions for this season, including across-the-board salary cuts, while also agreeing to play in a proposed summer tournament in Orlando, Florida.

Uh-oh! FC Cincinnati tweet wrong photo of new coach in former Manchester United, Netherlands defender Jaap Stam
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Uh-oh! FC Cincinnati tweet wrong photo of new coach in former Manchester United, Netherlands defender Jaap Stam

Stam told the team's website that he's thankful for the attention the mistake brought to his hiring. He said he's accustomed to such mistaken identity.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Atlanta United players Anton Walkes, Fernando Meza open to resuming MLS in Florida
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Atlanta United players Anton Walkes, Fernando Meza open to resuming MLS in Florida

Details of the plan are still under consideration, but the 26 teams that make up Major League Soccer and limited staff would likely be sheltered in a resort with games played without fans at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World

Thierry Henry observes positive changes in MLS, says 'league is evolving' on his return as coach
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Thierry Henry observes positive changes in MLS, says 'league is evolving' on his return as coach

Henry said, 'I don’t know how far the league can go. It’s up to us obviously, now I’m back in, to make sure that we can elevate the league as much as we can.'

MLS must remove salary cap to compete with European leagues, says former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney
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MLS must remove salary cap to compete with European leagues, says former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney

Major League Soccer (MLS) must remove caps on salaries if it is to fulfil its potential and compete with Europe’s top leagues, former England captain Wayne Rooney has said.

Sunil Chhetri reveals Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon’s coach found him ‘not good enough for first team’
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Sunil Chhetri reveals Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon’s coach found him ‘not good enough for first team’

"You are not good enough for first team, get lost to B team," was what talismanic India football captain Sunil Chhetri had to listen to from Sporting Lisbon head coach when he joined them in 2012.

Coronavirus Outbreak: US President Donald Trump wants 'fans back in arenas', hopes sports will soon resume
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US President Donald Trump wants 'fans back in arenas', hopes sports will soon resume

At a later White House briefing, Trump said commissioners from the NFL, NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer were among those on the call

Coronavirus Outbreak: Major League Soccer intent on playing full 34-game schedule despite delayed start
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Major League Soccer intent on playing full 34-game schedule despite delayed start

Eales says Major League Soccer is more fortunate than other leagues around the world that play the traditional fall-to-spring schedule and may have trouble completing their seasons in such a compressed time frame

Major League Soccer targets 10 May return to season, considers extending into December
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Major League Soccer targets 10 May return to season, considers extending into December

Major League Soccer is targeting a 10 May return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December.