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Conor Casey announces retirement

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After 17 seasons split between the Bundesliga and MLS, Conor Casey is calling it a career.

The 35-year-old forward announced his retirement on Thursday, ending a career that saw him seal a spot as one of the more productive Americans Abroad of all time.

Sounders to play in 2017 Carolina Challenge Cup

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The Sounders will join Charleston Battery, Columbus Crew and Atlanta United in the Carolina Challenge Cup.

We know the Seattle Sounders will spend at least some of their 2017 preseason in Tucson. We've now learned the team will also head East to take part in the 2017 Carolina Challenge Cup.

MLS Decision Day: East Rewind (Red Bulls win again, NYCFC grabs 2nd place, and more)

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The Eastern Conference playoff participants were pretty much decided before Sunday's Decision Day showdowns, but that didn't stop the New York Red Bulls from sending one more statement of intent as the conference's top team.

The Red Bulls ran their unbeaten streak to 16 matches after beating the Philadelphia Union, 2-0, to secure first place in the East.

Playing for next season with a game left in MLS

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Game 34 of the 2016 MLS season means different things for clubs already focusing on what they need to do for better results in 2017.

Red Bulls outlast Crew behind Wright-Phillips brace

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It came down to some scary moments at the end for the New York Red Bulls, but the reigning Supporters' Shield champions managed to hold on Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.

A trio ofsecond-half finishes from the hosts gave the Red Bulls a 3-2 win over the Columbus Crew, all but locking up the top spot in the Eastern Conference for Jesse Marsch's side.

Draw in Chicago, win for the Rapids

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The Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew drew at Toyota Park and the Colorado Rapids beat San Jose at home in MLS action.

Crew officially eliminated from playoff contention despite Jahn's brace

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Adam Jahn salvaged a late 2-2 draw for the Columbus Crew with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park on Thursday night, but it was not enough as the Crew are officially eliminated from playoff contention.

An own goal from Michael Parkhurst and Michael de Leeuw's winner in the 57th minute canceled out Adam Jahn's opener, but the Crew forward equalized on 80 minutes with a wonderful half-volley to recover a point.

MLS Week 32: A Midweek Look Ahead

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The international break is just ending, but MLS returns to action on Wednesday night to kickstart a midweek slate of three games.

All three matches have major playoff implications, starting with Wednesday's clash that pits the Seattle Sounders against the Houston Dynamo.

MLS Week 31: A Look Ahead

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With only three weeks left in the MLS regular season, the pressure is cranking up for a few teams on either side of the red line.

One of several marquee matcheson Saturday features FC Dallas hosting the LA Galaxy. These teams are separated by five points, but the Colorado Rapids have games in hand on both sides, adding more incentive to already heated matchup.

D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew ratings form

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Your votes on a Black-and-Red winning streak are now open.

D.C. United increased their chances of making the playoffs from 53% to 79% according to Inonit, and their 3-0 win may have started off rough but ended just sublimely.

And with that, I'll turn things over quickly to you fine folks for your votes.

Second-half goals hand D.C. advantage in East playoff race

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D.C. United used a flurry of second-half strikes to move four points clear of the New England Revolution on Wednesday night at RFK Stadium.

Lloyd Sam, Lamar Neagle and Alvaro Saborio scored in the 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew that essentially knocked the Crew out of the Eastern Conference playoff race.

MLS Week 31: A Midweek Look Ahead

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Week 31 in Major League Soccer begins early as eight teams are in action on Wednesday.

The match with the most playoff implications is at RFK Stadium where D.C. United hosts the Columbus Crew. If Columbus beats D.C., then the Crew would be two points adrift of the final postseason berth in the Eastern Conference.

Ola Kamara brace guides Crew past Revs to keep playoff hopes alive

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Thereare still signs of life in the Columbus Crew after they defeated the New England Revolution, 2-0, at MAPFRE Stadium on Sunday night.

Ola Kamara scored both goals in the 42nd and 83rd minute to clinch the victory for the hosts. The Crew have now won two straight matches and are justfive points away from a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a game in hand.

MLS Look Ahead: Week 30

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With only five weeks left in the MLS regular season, the race to the playoffs is heating up.

A battle between first and second place in the Eastern Conference highlights the action this weekend, with Toronto FC hosting the New York Red Bulls on Sunday.

MLS Look Ahead: Week 29

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There is a full slate of games this weekend in MLS following the international break,and an American soccer legendcould return to the pitch on Sunday.

Landon Donovan is back with the LA Galaxy after announcing that he is coming out of retirement to finish the 2016 season in light of the injury problems at the club.

MLS Week 28: A Look Ahead

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This weekend may be dominated by the international break, but there are still plenty of games in MLS as the regular season begins to wind down.

A key showdown in the Western Conference between the Portland Timbers and FC Dallas highlights Week 28.

MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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Rivalries dominate Week 25 in MLS,and there a few salivating matchupson tap this weekend.

The most notable is the Cascadia Cup as the resurgent Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Both sides met last week withthe Sounders cruised to a 3-1 win.

MLS teams try to reverse course with time running out in 2016

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Seattle, Columbus, and the Philadelphia Union still have time to make 2016 count with a late season run to the MLS playoffs.

Chicago Fire

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Either the glass is ¼ full or ¾ empty. The Chicago Fire tied longtime rival Columbus Crew on Thursday evening 2-2 at Toyota Park. The penultimate home match for Chicago was a heated affair on what was otherwise a frigid and windy October night.

Fire v Crew re-match preview

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It appears as if adaptability, knowledge, confidence, and resourcefulness are not always useful in acquiring three points. Sometimes you need grit, determination, the will to win, and to put it quite bluntly, ability. The Chicago Fire were lacking in all of the latter in their encounter with longtime rivals Columbus before the international break.

Crew thump Fire to remain in playoff chase

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The Columbus Crew aren't dead yet.

Following a backbreaking midweek loss to D.C. United, the Crew kept their dwindling playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 win on Saturday against the Chicago Fire. The win gives the Crew their third victory in four matches, keeping them in the hunt for a longshot run at the sixth and final playoff position.

Fire v Crew match preview

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It is now mathematically official. With the Chicago Fire's midweek loss to Seattle and DC United's win over Columbus, the Fire cannot possibly make the playoffs. With four matches to spare the feat comes later in the season than last year but that is not much of a consolation.

The Crew tries to avoid what’s already happened to Chicago

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The Columbus Crew still have an outside shot at making the playoffs, but they'll need to take six against Chicago in the soccer news.

D.C. United

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D.C. United was coming into a RFK Stadium clash with Columbus Crew with a game that they should have won beforehand; the team was, is, buzzing, the Crew were without several players, including Federico Higuain, and the Crew were dealing on slightly shorter rest.

Second half onslaught for United in 3-0 win over Crew

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Lloyd Sam opened the scoring in the second half, before Lamar Neagle and Alvaro Saborio confirmed win late

D.C. United won the back to back games for the first time this season, beating Columbus Crew SC 3-0 on Wednesday night at RFK Stadium. Four days after a season altering win over Orlando City, United finally broke through in the second half, as Lloyd Sam scored the eventual game winner in the 71st minute.

D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew MLS TV/streaming, previews, prediction, lineup and gamethread

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United faces a desperate Crew side that has two straight wins

Over the weekend, D.C. United logged a huge win at home, but they're in no position to put their feet up. Tonight against Columbus Crew SC, the Black-and-Red will have to carry on with their good form at RFK Stadium or risk undoing all the good that 4-1 thrashing of Orlando did.

D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew 2016: Game time, TV schedule and live stream for MLS

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United could finally get a winning streak going tonight against the Crew

Fans were justifiably delighted with D.C. United brushing Orlando aside over the weekend, but tonight against the Columbus Crew, they'll be looking to start their first winning streak of 2016. More importantly, there's the playoff positioning angle: United could jump into 5th place with some help, while the Crew more or less cannot afford to lose this game if they want to maintain any illusions of a postseason berth.

Steve Clark

Opposition 11: Who will the Columbus Crew start against D.C. United?

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Columbus probably won't rotate their squad despite having played on Sunday

Normally, the Columbus Crew would have to make some major changes to their lineup to face D.C. United. They played Sunday night, leaving less than 72 hours between the end of one game and the start of another. They'll also have to take a flight in that timeframe.

Galaxy drop Crew to hand Arena his 200th win

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CARSON, Calif. The LA Galaxy left it late, but finally unlocked the offense that had been missing for most of August, pulling away from the Columbus Crew, 2-1, on a pair of gorgeous goals by Baggio Husidic and Giovani Dos Santos.

Husidic's wonder strikecame fourteen minutes after being subbed on for an ineffective Mike Magee.

Seattle Sounders

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After seeing their crosstown rivals drop points on Saturday, Atletico Madrid will look to leap back into the La Liga race on Sunday morning.

The Spanish powerhouse headlines Sunday's action in a clash with Deportivo La Coruna. Entering Sunday's match, Atletico sits on nine points, five back of league-leaders Real Madrid with a game in hand.

MLS Cup will air on FOX, UniMás

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Yes, over-the-air FOX will carry the MLS Cup and not compete with the NFL. Full playoff schedule also announced.

The last time the MLS Cup was on over-the-air English language network was back in 2008. Sigi Schmid's Columbus Crew. In 2016 FOX will air the Saturday December 10th match (time and venue to be determined).

Philadelphia Union

Match Report: Columbus Crew 1-2 Philadelphia Union

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Keegan Rosenberry scored in the 74th minute to give the Union a 2-1 road win in Columbus.

Rookies power Union to road win over Crew

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The Philadelphia Union's rookies stepped up in a major way on Wednesday night.

Two of the three rookies selected in the 2016 MLS Draft by the Union contributed a goal each in a 2-1 win over the Columbus Crew on Wednesday.Fabian Herbers opened the scoring for the visitors at Mapfre Stadium, while Keegan Rosenberry netted a vital winner in the 74th minute.

Union vs Crew quick reference

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Match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more from the series history between the Union and Crew.

The Rest

Once again, the USMNT calls on Columbus

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The USMNT plays Mexico at Columbus with a legacy of 2-0 wins when it counts most in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

Basement Door About to Close on Fire

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The Fire ended their three-game swing away from Toyota Park on Saturday in desultory fashion, a 3:0 defeat to the Columbus Crew in a match that felt as though the deficit was much bigger. Last place in the Eastern Conference is almost assured, as the Fire trail both Columbus and Orlando by eight points with three games left on the schedule.

Revolution hope Kelyn Rowe will play against Sporting KC

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Rowe returns to practice after being hospitalized last week.

When the New England Revolution took the field against Columbus Crew SC this past weekend, there was a noticeable absence from the starting lineup. That's because Kelyn Rowe had to miss the game after being hospitalized due to an infection and inflammation in his small intestine.

Crew thump Orlando City to remain in playoff chase

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Just several weeks ago, the Columbus Crew appeared all but dead, but Saturday's lopsided win over a fellow playoff hopeful kept the team's hopes alive for the time being.

Ola Kamara and Ethan Finlay combined to lead the way on Saturday night as the Crew cruised past Orlando City with a 4-1 win.

Pair of second half goals fire Whitecaps past Crew

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After nearly two months, the Vancouver Whitecaps are finally back in the win column.

Led by second half goals from Andrew Jacobson and Eric Hurtado, the Whitecaps toppled the Columbus Crew, 3-1, in a game delayed by inclement weather. The win is the Whitecaps first since July 13, snapping an eight-game winless run.

Trapp, Bingham leave with injuries as Crew surge past Quakes

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A U.S. Men's National Team wingershined, but injuries to two members of the USMNT pool headlined Saturday's clash between the Columbus Crew and San Jose Earthquakes.

Ethan Finlay continued his recent hot streak while Justin Meram added a second from the spot, leading the Columbus Crew to a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday.