If MLS Comes Knocking, Detroit City FC Should Answer the Door

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On Thursday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber spoke about the eventual growth of MLS at Sacramento’s MLS Block Party. With the league slated to grow to 24 teams in the next two years and many more cities interested in hosting a franchise, Garber officially announced that the league will grow to 28 members. ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle had […] READ MORE


Minnesota United Supporters Should Be Furious

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Minnesota United, currently plying its trade in the NASL, is expected to make the jump to MLS for the 2017 season. Joining along with them will be Atlanta United, owned by Atlanta Falcons and Home Depot mogul Arthur Blank. This would mean a pair of “United” clubs would join the league at the same time, […] READ MORE


USL Rising: Evolution of the MLS-USL Affiliation

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(Editorial) – The USL announced this week that Rio Grande Valley FC will be its 25th franchise and will begin play in 2016. The club will be owned and operated on the business side by Alonzo Cantu and his ownership group. Cantu owns the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, the NBA Developmental League affiliate of the […] READ MORE


MLS 3.0: Making MLS Work in Indianapolis

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With so much hype around expansion in MLS, what does Making MLS Work in Indianapolis look like? An AP story in the Indy Star last week touted Indianapolis as one of several cities that have been linked to MLS expansion. In addition to Indianapolis, other cities showing an interest in joining the first division league in […] READ MORE





New Kids on the Block: Debating OCSC and NYCFC

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MLS is entering its 20th year this March and will be replacing failed experiment Chivas USA with its 19th and 20th teams, Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) and the New York City Football Club (NYCFC). The two arrived in very different ways. New Kids on the Block: Debating OCSC and NYCFC OCSC has its origins […] READ MORE


MLS Expansion Frenzy – Who's Next?

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Major League Soccer announced this week that they will be meeting with representatives from Las Vegas, Minneapolis, and Sacramento on Thursday, November 20. Representatives from each city will make presentations in an attempt to convince MLS that they should be given an expansion franchise as the league looks to expand to 24 teams by 2020. […] READ MORE


Beckham's Return to LA Would Have Been Everything

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Timing is everything in business and it would have been everything in LA. Los Angeles’ second MLS team went through a drastic change this week, while their first team, the LA Galaxy, prepared for their 16th playoff run as crosstown rivals Chivas USA prepared to enter the history books. On Monday, October 27th the league […] READ MORE