Jason Davis

Major League Soccer

Playing MLS games in NFL stadiums

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How much thought should MLS give to allowing expansion teams to play in stadiums built primarily for the NFL rather than soccer? Read More

Will MLS follow its own rules on holding?

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MLS seems to be taking holding seriously, pointing to the penalty spot in two games in week 4. Read More

Jumping on an MLS Bandwagon

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It's not too late to find a seat on an MLS bandwagon for 2014. Pick well, and you'll only need the edge. Read More

Believe in FC Dallas

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Jason Davis explains why this might be the season FC Dallas returns to prominence in the MLS Western Conference. Read More

Will MLS ever win the CONCACAF Champions League?

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Is this the year for MLS to focus on the obvious problem their teams face in the CONCACAF Champions League? Read More

MLS Week 2: Why aren’t Mike Magee and Jose Goncalves playing?

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Two MLS stars are out of the lineup for the Chciago Fire and New England Revolution and both have issues with their contracts. Read More

MLS needs more from their CONCACAF Champions League teams

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MLS has two wins and a draw in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal first-legs. None of those results happened in Mexico. Read More

Goals in MLS

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A lot of goals hit the back of the net in the opening weekend of the 2014 MLS season, but is this a trend? Read More

Which MLS player will have a breakout season in 2014?

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Picking four MLS players set for breakout seasons in 2014. The 2014 MLS season starts on Saturday. Read More

The stories to watch in MLS

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Toronto FC's marquee players, Vancouver after Camilo, and Western Conference coaches are some of the major stories for MLS in 2014. Read More

DC United avoids the blank shirt

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DC United has a new presenting sponsor. What does having a company logo on the front of the shirt mean for MLS fans? Read More

MLS and the soccer stadium of the future

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What do the renderings of proposed soccer stadiums tell us about how MLS teams see themselves in the current era of American soccer? Read More

Julio Cesar is Toronto FC’s latest big deal

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Julio Cesar is set to start the 2014 MLS season on loan to Toronto FC. Jason Davis explains the importance. Read More

David Beckham starts the MLS expansion process in Miami

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David Beckham and MLS put the focus on expansion to Miami, but what will it take to move the public process forward? Read More

How MLS is like the NFL

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Is MLS a copycat league like the NFL? Jason Davis talks to Alexi Lalas to explain how MLS borrows from what works. Read More

Why MLS keeps expanding

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With MLS targeting 24 teams by 2020, it's easy to link several American cities with a Major League soccer expansion team. Read More

MLS, the Cosmos, and Andre Lewis

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Jason Davis explains how Vancouver selecting Andre Lewis in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft created issues for two leagues. Read More

Jason Davis: The 2014 SuperDraft turns into a State of MLS

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MLS commissioner Don Garber addressed contract issues, expansion, stadiums, an the league's financial situation. Read More

Bradley and Defoe choose Toronto and MLS

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Jason Davis looks at the responses in England to Jermain Defoe's choice to move to MLS and asks a simple question. Is it fair? Read More

Camilo’s Option

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Jason Davis explains the importance of Camilo Sanvezzo's decision to challenge the option on his MLS contract. Read More

The Future for domestic cups

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Jason Davis asks a timely question about the FA Cup and wonders what the answer might mean for the U.S. Open Cup. Read More

Finding a hook for Major League Soccer’s regular season

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Jason Davis asks if there's a way for Major League Soccer to add a major event to the regular season. Read More

The State of Soccer

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Jason Davis looks at another way to show the rise in interest in American soccer, with media large and small committing to the sport. Read More

Branding a soccer club

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Using examples from England and Mexico, Jason Davis explains how there are several ways to rebrand a soccer club. Read More

Overlooking the Whitecaps

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Jason Davies explains why part of the focus for Vancouver in 2014 should be avoiding another season of MLS anonymity. Read More

Real Salt Lake or Toronto in 2014?

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Jason Davis asks a simple question for MLS in 2014, would you rather be in Real Salt Lake's situation or Toronto's? Read More

Bob Bradley challenges Europe’s glass ceiling for American coaches

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With Bob Bradley looking to coach a European club, Jason Davis explains one of the last hurdles for American Soccer. Read More

Saying goodbye to familiar MLS faces

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Jason Davis looks at the notable Major League Soccer players calling it a career after the 2013 season. Read More

Will the Kreis era continue at Real Salt Lake?

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While Real Salt Lake waits to see if they're the latest MLS club in the market for a new coach, Jason Davis looks at the Kreis era at RSL. Read More

Stories and Angles and MLS Cup Week

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Jason Davis explains why a rumor about a coach's future can overtake events in the week leading up to the 2013 MLS Cup. Read More

Kansas City’s Plan

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Jason Davis looks at what it took to turn Kansas City from a troubled MLS team into one of the top soccer cities in the United States. Read More

East and West in MLS

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Jason Davis profiles the second legs of the Eastern and Western Conference finals as we learn who will play for the 2013 MLS Cup. Read More

United States Men's National Team

Landon Donovan and Julian Green in the 59th minute

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Landon Donovan and Julian Green subbed on in the 59th minute against Mexico, perhaps symbolizing the next stage for the USMNT. Read More

What is USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann really saying?

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What does Jurgen Klinsmann mean when he talks about American players believing in themselves? Jason Davis thinks he has an idea. Read More

Americans Abroad

Following foreign clubs with American players

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What happens when an American player leaves a European club? Normally a drop in interest from American fans. Read More

Sunderland’s Capital One Cup run

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Sunderland will play for the Capital One Cup, but is their push for a trophy any different from when Wigan won the FA Cup? Read More

The Rest

How many Americans care about soccer?

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A survey might tell us more about the status of soccer in America than it might seem. Jason Davis looks at the numbers. Read More

The Champions League needs Atletico Madrid

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With the Champions League normally about the big clubs spending freely, Atletico Madrid's run to the semifinals changes things. Read More

What is the best soccer league in the world?

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With the Premier League underachieving in the Champions League, is it time to name a new best soccer league in the world? Read More

Is Fox Sports relegating the Europa League?

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Fox Sports 2 is the home of the 2013-14 Europa League, a network with nowhere near the availability of Fox Sports 1. Read More