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10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 2

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Here are the 10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 2:

1. A Little Joy For NYCFC

NYCFC's rollout was rough. It ranged from brutally mismanaged to the deliberately misleadingin the signing of Frank Lampard. The team still doesn't have a stadium plan, the New York Yankees are moaning about their use of Yankee Stadium, and what became painfully obvious over the last year was that MLS saw Manchester City's money, saw the New York City location, and rushed a franchise to debut before it was ready.

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 2

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Here are the 10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 2:

1. A Little Joy For NYCFC

NYCFC's rollout was rough. It ranged from brutally mismanaged to the deliberately misleadingin the signing of Frank Lampard. The team still doesn't have a stadium plan, the New York Yankees are moaning about their use of Yankee Stadium, and what became painfully obvious over the last year was that MLS saw Manchester City's money, saw the New York City location, and rushed a franchise to debut before it was ready.

Everything You Need to Know about the 2015 MLS Season…The Round Table Edition

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The Complete Handbook on MLS Culture and History: Part One – The Original (and Remaining) 9

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2015 Portland Timbers Season Preview - Part 3: Eastern Conference Rivals

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In part 3 of our 2015 MLS Season Preview, we look at the 10 sides that will be fighting for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. While D.C. United won the East in 2014, they will have plenty of competition from Columbus, Toronto FC, New England and Chicago

Ranking MLS’ most popular teams; New research reveals fascinating results

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Thanks to a handful of thriving teams, Major League Soccer enters a 20thseason few thought it would reach back when the San Jose Clash and D.C. United kicked things off on April 6th, 1996. We know which clubs have enjoyed the most on-field success, but can we accurately say which teams are the most popular?

Ranking MLS’ most popular teams; New research reveals fascinating results

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Thanks to a handful of thriving teams, Major League Soccer enters a 20thseason few thought it would reach back when the San Jose Clash and D.C. United kicked things off on April 6th, 1996. We know which clubs have enjoyed the most on-field success, but can we accurately say which teams are the most popular?

Rating each MLS club’s signings during the off-season

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The MLS offseason is still churning as teams finalize their last transactions and continue to shape the excess of their rosters in advance of opening day, but training camp has opened and the major business has been done.

There's no question that MLS improved in the last two months. Even with the loss of stars like Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry, Jermain Defoe, DeAndre Yedlin, and perhaps the MLS 3.

Rating each MLS club’s signings during the off-season

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The MLS offseason is still churning as teams finalize their last transactions and continue to shape the excess of their rosters in advance of opening day, but training camp has opened and the major business has been done.

There's no question that MLS improved in the last two months. Even with the loss of stars like Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry, Jermain Defoe, DeAndre Yedlin, and perhaps the MLS 3.

Portland Timbers release full 2015 MLS match schedule

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It's one of the best days within the Major League Soccer calendar - the schedule release date! The Portland Timbers announced their full 34 match slate for 2015, while MLS confirmed national broadcast plans and a revamped playoff schedule that will include six teams from each conference.

MLS Announce 2015 Opening Fixtures

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Just in time for Christmas, Major League Soccer has released the home openers for 2015 season.

The new season kicks off on March 6 when MLS Cup winners the LA Galaxy will entertain the Chicago Fire at the StubHub Center.

The opening weekend sees MLS's two expansion franchises play each other as Orlando City SC will host New York City FC at the Citrus Bowl on Sunday, March 8.

Lee Nguyen, Landon Donovan And Thierry Henry Named To MLS Best X

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Retiring stars Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry were named to Major League Soccer's annual Best XI squad on Tuesday, as was New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen.

This is the seventh time in his career that Donovan has been named to the Best XI, breaking a tie with MLS veteran Dwayne De Rosario for the most of any player in league history.

Lee Nguyen, Landon Donovan And Thierry Henry Named To MLS Best X

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Retiring stars Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry were named to Major League Soccer's annual Best XI squad on Tuesday, as was New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen.

This is the seventh time in his career that Donovan has been named to the Best XI, breaking a tie with MLS veteran Dwayne De Rosario for the most of any player in league history.

Attendance Boom

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Revolution fans traveled to New Jersey in record numbers on Sunday.

While 2014 started off with nothing too out of the ordinary attendance-wise, despite a solid start to the season from the New England Revolution, the regular season finished off in impressive fashion and it has carried over into the playoffs.

MLS Scoreboard Watcher, Conference Finals Edition: New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution and LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders

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Even with D.C. United out of the playoffs, we still gather together to watch the games go on.

After what seemed like an eternity, the MLS Conference Finals are upon us. Both games are today, and both series look to be good ones. Join your Black and Red United friends and watch the games with us!

The Bunbury Effect

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The New England Revolution cruised into the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Red Bulls thanks to a shock-and-awe approach that resulted in a 7-3 aggregate win over the Columbus Crew during the Conference Semifinals.

While the offense is flourishing in many different areas, one player that continues to bring the Revolution offense to a new level is none other than the striker-turned-winger himself, Teal Bunbury.

Red Bulls Await Revs in EC Final

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After defeating the Columbus Crew 7-3 on aggregate in the Eastern Conference Semifinal, the New England Revolution have advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2007.

Similar to the Conference Semifinals, the winner will be determined by the aggregate score between these two matches, with road goals acting as a tiebreaker.

Offensive Approach Gives Revs Comfortable Win

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Lee Nguyen kept his offensive hot streak going, Teal Bunbury scored his first goal since September 3rd and even captain and center back Jose Goncalves joined the attack and tallied a rare goal as the New England Revolution defeated the Columbus Crew 3-1 (7-3 on aggregate) on Sunday night in Foxboro.

Talking Points: #NEvCLB

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The Revolution wrapped up their Conference Semifinal series against the Crew with a flourish following Sunday's 3-1 second leg win at Gillette Stadium. Here's a look at some of the talking points surrounding Sunday's win.

Offense shines again

For the Columbus Crew defense, they are going to be seeing the Revolution offense in their nightmares.

Scoreboard watcher: MLS conference semifinal viewing guide and open thread for D.C. United fans

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If the only way to drown your sorrows is to watch more soccer, we are right there with you.

Now that D.C. United's season is over, many will take a step back from watching MLS, preferring to focus on United's offseason (of which there will be plenty of coverage here). However, if you simply can't help yourself from watching whatever soccer is on at any given moment, we will still be here for you as well.

The Warmup: #NEvCLB

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Foxborough, Mass. The Revolution carry a 4-2 aggregate goallead goinginto the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Columbus Crewon Sunday.

Location: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass.

Scheduled kick-off: 5:00 pm

TV/Radio: ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes; 98.

Weapons Aplenty

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The New England Revolution shocked all of Major League Soccer last Saturday with their 4-2 victory over the Columbus Crew. Winning in Columbus is hard enough, as evidenced by the hosts' recently-deceased six-game home winning streak. But by scoring four goals in fantastic fashion on the road, New England didn't just take a commanding lead in the series; they put the rest of theplayoff fieldon notice.

MLS Quarterfinals Leg 1: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

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The first legs of the MLS Cup Quarterfinals are in the books and we finally got to see what teams really have to offer with their seasons on the line. Some stepped up while others crumbled. As is usually the case, the difference between a win and a loss is one or two moments of brilliance from a single player.

Monday Freedom Kicks: MLS playoffs shaping up, Chuck Blazer's out there doing his thing

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Relive MLS playoff action from this weekend, learn a lot about Chris Rolfe's arm, and dive deep into the Chuck Blazer story.

Still bummed after the loss? Yeah, me too. In case you want to relive it, though, have some recaps of D.C. United's 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls from us, MLS, Goff, and Ives.

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Monday Freedom Kicks: Nice Having You Back Kei

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We look at staged goal celebrations, national supporters' groups behavior, and The Jinx.

So we have it right, the Eastern leaders are two expansion teams, one of whom has not scored any goals yet, and in the West, the leader is a team whose two wins came on a fluke deflection in extra time and on a backline missing three of four starters.

D.C. United vs. Austin Aztex live stream: Time and how to watch online

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United is in Texas for the fourth game of the 2015 preseason. Tonight, they'll play the Austin Aztex of the USL as the nightcap of the ATX Pro Challenge's semifinal round.

While D.C. United fans in the DMV add on another layer to combat what is hopefully the coldest week of winter, the Black-and-Red (as well as a good number of smart fans) have hit the road for better conditions.

Countdown to Soccer: 19 days - How will Jairo Arrieta fit into D.C. United

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With just under three weeks until D.C. United kicks off their 2015 season in Costa Rica, we look at the Black-and-Red's new #19, Costa Rican striker Jairo Arrieta.

Shortly after the 2014 MLS Cup, the league's two newest teams got their pick of the unprotected portions of every other teams' rosters.

Filibuster podcast episode 106: The end of D.C. United's playoff run

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On tap tonight: Delirium Nocturnum, Old Fashioned, Sam Adams Winter Lager

Sadly it is the end of D.C. United's 2014 season, and the Filibuster crew is here to talk you through it. We start, of course, with the game itself. We ask if there was more that D.C. United could have done in this game, we debate the strategy of the opening 30 minutes, we pine for Luis Silva, we talk about the away goals rule and whether or not in penalizes the higher seed, and we talk about novel playoff formats that might make things more interesting.

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Generation Next: Wil Trapp – America’s next great homegrown star?

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Houston Dynamo host Columbus Crew SC on March 7th in 2015 season opener

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Houston Dynamo Press Release:

HOUSTON (Friday, March 6, 2015) – The Houston Dynamo open their tenth season on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. as they host Columbus Crew SC in the 2015 season opener at BBVA Compass Stadium in a match presented by Visa. Limited tickets are available at www.HoustonDynamo.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: It's almost time for MLS! Maybe!

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CBA stuff, Boca goes to the ATL, checking in with the USWNT, original MLS logos, and more. Plus: two appearances by Alexi Lalas.

Got a full one for you today, so let's get to it just as soon as we look at some new MLS secondary jerseys and a couple other quick things.

The LA Galaxy have this blue number that you might notice is the same our new secondary jerseys, except, you know, blue.

Columbus Crew SC 2015 adidas Home and Away Jerseys

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Columbus Crew Soccer Club revealed their adidas home and away jerseys for their 2015 Major [...]

What are the biggest moves in MLS?

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The big moves in MLS this January get the soccer headlines, but there's more to crafting a winning team in this league. Read More

Stadium Announcement is a Time of Celebration And Reflection For DC United Fans

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The way to tell if someone was a knowledgeable DC United fan has always been to check their opinion on a new stadium. The most diehard, knowledgeable fans always answered with a variation of this phase: "I'll believe it when I see the shovel hit the ground".

Since the Columbus Crew opened the first MLS soccer-specific stadium, DC United has been searching for a new home.

Stadium Announcement is a Time of Celebration And Reflection For DC United Fans

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The way to tell if someone was a knowledgeable DC United fan has always been to check their opinion on a new stadium. The most diehard, knowledgeable fans always answered with a variation of this phase: "I'll believe it when I see the shovel hit the ground".

Since the Columbus Crew opened the first MLS soccer-specific stadium, DC United has been searching for a new home.

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Soccer News: Coaching in MLS

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In Friday's soccer news, two profiles of MLS coaches show a divide in thinking over qualifications for coaching in the league. Read More

How to watch: Philadelphia Union vs. Jacksonville Armada

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Finally - it's match day!

It's been 103 days since the Philadelphia Union saw their season go out on a whimper. After a disastrous start that led to the termination of manager John Hackworth, the club came within inches of winning the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup trophy and within only a few points of making the playoffs.

Fire add another local product in Eric Gehrig

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Not long after being selected in the 10th round of the Expansion Draft by Orlando City SC, former Columbus Crew defender Eric Gehrig found himself in a familiar place. The Crown Point , Indiana native and Loyola University alum was traded by Orlando to his hometown club in Chicago. The Fire acquired the Right of First Refusal on his contract in exchange for a second round pick in the 2016 MLS Superdraft.

Nguyen: Parking Bus ‘Not in Our DNA’

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – While the stakes are certainly higher than they were during the Conference Semifinal, don't expect the Revolution to alter their approach to Saturday's deciding leg of the Conference Final at Gillette Stadium.

Three weeks after dispatching the Columbus Crew with a 3-1 series clinchingwin in the second leg of the Conference Semifinals, the Revolution won't be reaching for the keys to a nearby bus with a one-goal advantage and 90 minutes separating them from a trip to the MLS Cup final.

Gameday: #NEvCLB

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Greetings from Gillette Stadium, where the Revolution will take on the Columbus Crew for the 2nd leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal at 5:00pm ET. The Revolution own a 4-2 lead on aggregate goals, and appear to be in firm control of their destiny heading into the match.

What's at stake: A trip to the Eastern Conference Final, which will kick off on Nov.