MLS Cup

Nashville SC defender Walker Zimmerman, third from right, celebrates his goal against Atlanta United during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Nashville, Tenn., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Mark Zaleski/The Tennessean via AP)
February 29, 2020 - 10:33 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Emerson Hyndman scored in the 37th minute in Atlanta United's 2-1 victory over Nashville, spoiling the expansion team's MLS debut Saturday night. Ezequiel Barco also scored in the ninth minute for Atlanta, the 2018 MLS Cup winners who won both the U.S. Open Cup and Campeones...
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Seattle Sounders' Victor Rodriguez, who scored a goal in the match, drinks from the cup Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, after defeating Toronto FC in the MLS Cup championship soccer match in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 10, 2019 - 8:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — They waited a decade to enjoy a celebration like this. As the Seattle Sounders paraded the championship trophy around their home stadium, only those clad in red headed for the exits. Ten years after helping change the scope of Major League Soccer, Seattle finally got to see its home...
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Fans wearing Seattle Sounders gear pose for a photo with a giant replica of the MLS Cup trophy, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Pike Place Market in Seattle. Toronto FC is scheduled to face the Seattle Sounders on Sunday in the MLS Cup soccer match in Seattle, the third time the two teams will have met for the MLS championship. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 09, 2019 - 4:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — When Jordan Morris takes the field in his hometown Sunday it will be a scene he could only imagine as a kid when the Sounders were in their infancy. The team that helped changed the scope of Major League Soccer when it arrived a decade ago will host the MLS Cup final for the first...
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Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley talks to reporters Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, during a news conference in Seattle. Toronto FC will face the Seattle Sounders on Sunday in the MLS Cup soccer match in Seattle, the third time the two teams will have met for the MLS championship. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 08, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — When Michael Bradley left Italy and returned to Major League Soccer to join Toronto FC, he was the secondary attraction. Most of the attention was on Toronto's simultaneous acquisition of striker Jermain Defoe. Six seasons later, Defoe is long gone and Bradley is secondary to no one...
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In this Nov. 5, 2019, photo, the MLS Cup trophy is displayed on the roof of the Space Needle with the downtown Seattle in the background. Seattle will host the MLS Cup soccer match Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, as the Seattle Sounders face Toronto FC at CenturyLink Field. Ten years ago, the arrival of the Sounders changed expectations for what an MLS soccer expansion team should look like, and now the soccer-mad city gets a chance to shine hosting the league's championship game for the second time, but the first with the home team playing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
November 07, 2019 - 2:20 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — As much as his lingering doubts want to convince him otherwise, Adrian Hanauer knows what's about to take place Sunday and the numbers aren't lies. Hanauer is the majority owner of the popular Seattle Sounders but sometimes can't let go of his early struggles with the club. That was...
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Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Fernando Valenzuela, left, poses with Major League Soccer's Los Angeles FC player Carlos Vela and the Most Valuable Player trophy after Vela was presented with the award Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Vela became the first Mexican player to win the MLS award. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 04, 2019 - 4:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela won Major League Soccer's most valuable player award by shredding scoring records and captaining Los Angeles FC to the best regular season in league history. Vela plans to stick around because he wants to do even more for LAFC next year. Vela accepted the Landon...
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Seattle Sounders midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro, right, celebrates his goal with teammates during the first half of the MLS soccer Western Conference final against Los Angeles FC, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
October 30, 2019 - 1:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Los Angeles FC had the best regular season in Major League Soccer history, the 2-year-old club had never been this deep in the playoffs. The tough, tested Seattle Sounders go deep almost every year, and they'll get to play for another championship after a vintage display...
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September 30, 2019 - 12:54 am
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Corey Baird scored and Real Salt Lake beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Sunday to clinch a playoff berth. Real Salt Lake (15-13-5) snapped a three-game winless streak and, heading into next Sunday's regular-season finale, can finish as high as the No. 2 seed...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:56 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — During Minnesota United's first two years in MLS, the signs of progress were not exactly plentiful. This breakout season for the Loons has brought many measures of success, none more marked than a pair of performances against league-leading Los Angeles FC. Michael Boxall...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:19 pm
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jack Price scored his first goal of the season, Tim Howard earned his fifth shutout in his last game and the Colorado Rapids kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday. Colorado (12-15-6) remained three points behind Dallas (12-12-9...
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