Five Major League Soccer games called off as players call for racial justice in aftermath of Jacob Blake shooting
Players from games between Atlanta United and Inter Miami, FC Dallas and Colorado, Portland and San Jose, Real Salt Lake and LAFC, and the LA Galaxy and Seattle all decided not to play in solidarity.
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 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.
Major League Soccer is targeting a 10 May return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December.
The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all nonessential personnel, including media, in response to the coronavirus crisis
LAFC striker Carlos Vela earns 70 percent of the votes to be named Major League Soccer's MVP after record 34-goal season
Carlos Vela accepted the Landon Donovan MVP Award on Monday at Banc of California Stadium after winning nearly 70% of the total vote over LA Galaxy superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya makes a statement following mass shootings after scoring a goal against DC United
Wayne Rooney scored from within his half for DC United against Orland City in Major League Soccer. He has previously scored long range goals for Everton and Manchester United against West Ham in the Premier League.
David Beckham's four-year wait to own an MLS franchise finally came to an end on Monday.