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MLS Playoff Final Four shows the best of the league
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MLS Playoff Final Four shows the best of the league

Earl Reed explains there are plenty of compelling storylines ahead of the start of the MLS conference finals.

Playoffs a welcome respite for The Soccer Don
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Playoffs a welcome respite for The Soccer Don

The last thing a Union fan wants to hear about right now is the MLS Cup Playoffs, but for Don Garber and Major League Soccer, they’re coming at just the right time.

The new MLS logo: American soccer’s latest lightning rod
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The new MLS logo: American soccer’s latest lightning rod

Earl Reed considers the new MLS logo.

Burgeoning MLS, social stances, and the labor situation
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Burgeoning MLS, social stances, and the labor situation

Earl Reed looks at how MLS can rise above the problems other major US sport leagues are facing.

Did MLS need to draw a line in the pro/rel sand?
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Did MLS need to draw a line in the pro/rel sand?

MLS says they will never participate in promotion and relegation. Earl Reed looks at how this admission might alienate fans who might give the league another chance.

Taking a backseat: MLS continues play while stars are away
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Taking a backseat: MLS continues play while stars are away

MLS loses many of its stars during the World Cup. Here’s why the break should be even longer.

New MLS media deal – free access for more people
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New MLS media deal – free access for more people

Earl Reed looks at MLS’s new broadcasting deal. While there are real concerns about some aspects of the deal, overall it will mean more people will be able to more easily see more games.

Hopeless Chivas USA a blight for league
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Hopeless Chivas USA a blight for league

It’s a tough time to be a Union fan. But at least we don’t have Chivas USA’s problems. Earl Reed explores.