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Sounders acquire defender Waylon Francis from Columbus

SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Sounders have bolstered their defense by acquiring defender Waylon Francis from Columbus in exchange for $50,000 in general allocation money.Seattle made its first significant move of the offseason on Thursday by adding depth...

US star Jozy Altidore happy with MLS champ Toronto

TORONTO (AP) -- Jozy Altidore may never have to buy a drink again in Toronto.It's a theory that may already have been tested, judging from his woozy performance at Toronto FC's victory parade Monday.''I just want to let...

Timbers send Nagbe to Atlanta for allocation money

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Timbers have traded midfielder Darlington Nagbe to Atlanta United in exchange for as much as $1.65 million in allocation money.Portland is also sending defender Gbenga Arokoyo to Atlanta and receiving a 2018...

Sounders get salary help, sign Dempsey to new deal for 2018

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Sounders will have Clint Dempsey when they try to make it to a third straight MLS Cup final.Seattle general manger Garth Lagerwey confirmed Tuesday that the club has signed Dempsey to a...

Stanford beats Indiana in double OT for 3rd straight title

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Sam Werner ripped off his shirt, raced the length of the field and was smothered by a swarm of Stanford teammates.Even for a budding dynasty, that championship feeling isn't getting old.Werner scored in the...

Toronto beats Seattle 2-0 to win first MLS Cup title

TORONTO (AP) -- This wasn't the kind of MLS Cup performance the Seattle Sounders were hoping for.Far from it.Jozy Altidore opened the scoring in the 67th minute and Toronto FC beat Seattle 2-0 on Saturday to become the...

Toronto FC wins MLS Cup on Jozy Altidore goal

For over 12 months, Toronto FC had been the best team in Major League Soccer. But for over 12 months – and particularly for the last 364 days – it had been made to wait for its moment....

Garber talks MLS expansion, relocation in annual address

TORONTO (AP) -- Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber said Friday it's ''conceivable'' a yet-to-be-named expansion team could join the league before a long-approved Miami team finally hits the field.Speaking at his annual state of the league address...

Toronto hosts Seattle in MLS Cup rematch

TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto FC needs to beat the defending champion Seattle Sounders to cap their record-breaking regular season with an MLS Cup crown.In a rematch, Toronto will host the Sounders in Saturday's MLS Cup. Seattle won last...

What you may have missed from TFC’s record-breaking season

If you ask Toronto FC players when they began to focus on returning to the MLS Cup final after last season’s crushing defeat to the Seattle Sounders on penalties, you’ll likely hear the same answer: The day afterwards.So...

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