1. Previewing the 1st Leg of the MLS Conference Semifinals

    The conference semifinal stage of the MLS Cup Playoffs begins on Sunday with four first-leg contests between the eight remaining sides in the competition...

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  2. MLS Player Rankings: Golden Boot Winner BWP Ends Regular Season on Top

    In a league in which parity and competition reign supreme, one player has been able to dominate the headlines since the middle of the summer...

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  3. MLS Team of the Week: Kaka, Molino, Giovinco Impress on Decision Day

    The final day of the Major League Soccer regular season was supposed to hand us 90 minutes of drama-filled action with playoff berths on the line...

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  4. USMNT Watch: Pulisic Rescues Point for Dortmund, Yedlin Back in Starting XI

    Two of the prized young players in the United States men's national team system played significant roles for their respective clubs in Europe on Saturday...

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  5. D.C. United Emerging as Dark-Horse MLS Cup Contender as Regular Season Ends

    When you start compiling a shortlist of MLS Cup contenders, the teams that easily come to mind are FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls , who lead the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively...

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  6. MLS Player Rankings: BWP Remains on Top, Piatti, Mullins Surge Up List

    As the best teams in Major League Soccer jockey for position in the standings, the league's best players are all trying to knock Bradley Wright-Phillips from the top spot in the Bleacher Report MLS Player Rankings...

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  7. MLS Team of the Week: Piatti, BWP, Accam Impress in Week 33

    The penultimate weekend of the Major League Soccer regular season didn't produce too much in terms of drama, but it did set the stage for what should be a thrilling Decision Day on Sunday...

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  8. USMNT Watch: Bradley Makes Swansea Debut, Chandler Impresses Against Bayern

    The majority of the American attention in foreign leagues over the last week was focused on Swansea City as Bob Bradley prepared for his first game as a manager in the Premier League...

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  9. Real Betis vs. Real Madrid: Live Score, Highlights from La Liga Game

    La Liga--Estadio Benito Villamarin Real Betis 1-6 Real Madrid Goals: Raphael Varane (RM) 4'; Karim Benzema (RM) 31'; Marcelo (RM) 39'; Isco (RM) 45', 62'; Alvaro Cejudo ...

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  10. Resurgent Seattle Sounders Benefiting from New Mentality Under Interim Boss

    Rock bottom for the Seattle Sounders came at the end of July. Two days after their miserable performance against Sporting Kansas City on July 24 resulted in a 3-0 loss, the ...

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  11. Colorado Rapids on Accelerated Path Toward Winning Trophies in 2016

    The path to achieve a string of advantageous goals was set out during the preseason by the Colorado Rapids . They just didn't think they'd travel down that path so fast in only one season...

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  12. Julian Green Continues to Make Case to Start the Hex on USMNT Roster

    Few concrete conclusions can be made after the United States men's national team's pair of friendlies against Cuba and New Zealand, but the one we can make may turn out to be significant in a month's time...

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  13. Quiet Leader Bradley Wright-Phillips Pushing Red Bulls to the Top of MLS East

    Bradley Wright-Phillips isn't your typical striker. The New York Red Bulls forward is stellar in front of the net, but he doesn't possess the flash and flair of many of the big personalities who play his position across the globe...

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  14. MLS Player Rankings: BWP, Villa in Direct Battle for Top Spot After Week 30

    The competition between the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC runs deeper than the fight for the No. 1 playoff position in the Eastern Conference...

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  15. MLS Team of the Week: Villa, Kamara, McCarty Stand out in Wild Week 30

    Week 30 was a massive week for a few clubs looking to secure the best possible position in the Major League Soccer postseason. The Montreal Impact and D.C...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 months ago 2,331 reads 1 comments

  16. Burnley vs. Arsenal: Live Score, Highlights from Premier League Game

    Premier League--Turf Moor, Burnley, England Burnley 0-1 Arsenal Goal: Laurent Koscielny (ARS) 90+3' Burnley: Heaton, Ward, Mee, Keane, Lowton, Gudmundsson, Marney, ...

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  17. USMNT Watch: Ream Scores in Rare Start and Altidore Stays Hot

    A member of the United States men's national team experienced two rarities on Saturday, one of which is an unfortunate sign for his prospects of making the next 23-man roster...

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  18. Ambitious Atlanta United Make Bold Statement with Hire of Gerardo Martino

    Before the business end of the 2016 Major League Soccer regular season begins, the hype for the 2017 campaign has started thanks to ambitious expansion side Atlanta United...

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  19. Monchengladbach vs. Barcelona: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League Game

    UEFA Champions Group C, Borussia Park, Monchengladbach, Germany Borussia Monchengladbach 1-2 Barcelona Goals: Thorgan Hazard (BMG) 34'; Arda Turan (FCB) 65'; Gerard Pique ...

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  20. MLS Player Rankings: Morris, Kamara, Villa Make Big Moves After Week 29

    The season may have flipped from summer to fall last week, but the heat is being felt all over Major League Soccer by teams jockeying for playoff positions...

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  21. MLS Team of the Week: Morris, Manotas, Shelton Stand out in Attack-Heavy Week 29

    Week 29 in Major League Soccer belonged to strikers and attack-minded midfielders beginning at Yankee Stadium on Friday night and ending in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday...

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  22. USMNT Watch: Yedlin Starts for Newcastle, Bedoya Scores 1st Goal in MLS

    A few long-awaited milestones were achieved by United States men's national team starters this weekend. DeAndre Yedlin made an impact on both sides of the ball in his first league ...

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  23. Making Sense of the Mangled MLS Eastern Conference Playoff Race

    If the last weekend of play in Major League Soccer taught us anything, it's that we don't know a thing when it comes to predicting the playoff races, especially in the Eastern Conference...

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  24. MLS Player Rankings: BWP Reclaims Top Spot, Altidore Moves Close to Top

    Given the plethora of impressive in-form attackers in Major League Soccer at the moment, it takes something special each week to remain atop the Bleacher Report MLS Player Rankings...

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  25. MLS Team of the Week: Altidore, BWP, Rowe Stand Out with Week 28 Braces

    It's becoming a weekly routine at this point in the Major League Soccer regular season to put Jozy Altidore and Bradley Wright-Phillips in our Bleacher Report Team of the Week...

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