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2014 MLS All-Star Game: A Look Back

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Henry leaves to standing ovation after showing brilliance in possibly his final MLS All-Star Game

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The 2014 MLS All-Star Game may have beenLandon Donovan's last one, but the sense most observers had was that it was another player who was possibly playing in one of the final matches of his career.

5 Thoughts On The 2014 MLS All-Star Game

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After the MLS All-Star Game Wednesday night in Portland, some misconceptions have been exposed. Keeping in mind that this was just a friendly where the result mattered little and playing to win wasn't at the very fore of the conversation and thinking surrounding the game,here are my 5 thoughts regarding the 2014 MLS All-Star Game:

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Guardiola, Porter downplay postgame incident

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The scene that immediately followed the MLS All-Star Game's conclusion was not one that you would typically see after a glorified friendly: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola wagging his finger to say no to MLS All-Star head coach Caleb Porter, who had outstretched his armfor the routine postgame handshake.

MLS All-Stars ride second-half rally to top Bayern Munich

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By MIKE DONOVAN

PORTLAND, Ore. In an entertaining and well-played match in front of a raucous crowd, the Major League Soccer All-Stars defeated Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich, 2-1, behind second-half goals from Bradley Wright-Phillips and Landon Donovan. Robert Lewandowski had an early strike for Bayern, but the MLS All-Stars came out on top after a sublime second half performance.

SBI MLS All Stars Man of the Match: Landon Donovan

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. Twenty-three minutes is all that Landon Donovan played in the MLS All-Star Game, and he still made quite the impact.

Donovan came off the bench in the 48th minute and scored the game-winning goal in the MLS All Stars' 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.

2014 MLS All-Star Game: SBI Live Commentary

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The 2014 MLS All-Star Game kicks off in Portland tonight, with the MLS All-Stars facing Bayern Munich (10pm, ESPN2).

The German champions will look to stop an MLS side featuring Thierry Henry and Clint Dempsey, as well as Michael Bradley and Tim Cahill, among others.

SBI will be providing live commentary on tonight's action so please feel free to follow along here.

MLS All-Stars aim to get back to winning ways vs. top-notch Bayern Munich

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The festivities in the Rose City have been going on all week, but the real funwill get underway on Wednesday night.

The 2014 MLS All-Stars will host Bayern Munich and their cast of quality players at Providence Park in a match that will feature several members of the U.

Who should Caleb Porter start vs. Bayern Munich?

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PORTLAND Caleb Porter is likely going to use all of the players he has available for tonight's MLS All-Star Game against Bayern Munich, but settling on a starting lineup will definitely not be easy.

With a plethora of midfield and forward options at his disposal, Porter will have to consider just what group will give the MLS All-Stars the best chance of getting today's match off to a good start.

The SBI Show: Episode 155 (Talking MLS mid-season awards, All-Star Week and more)

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By IVES GALARCEP

PORTLAND With the 2014 MLS All-Star Game upon us, it means the current season has passed the mid-way point, giving us all a chance to look back at the first half, and what lies ahead.

Episode 155 of The SBI Show takes a look at the players who enjoyed the best first half of the season, as we give our selections for MLS mid-season awards.

MLS All-Star Notes: Injured Beckerman replaced by Ridgewell, Cahill to play despite injury and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The MLS All-Star Team has had a number of players drop in recent days due to niggling injuries, and you can add another one to the list.

Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman has been forced to withdraw from Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game against Bayern Munich because of a knock sustained in RSL's 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids this past weekend.

MLS youngsters enjoy inaugural Homegrown game, but open to changes

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. The consensus on Monday was that the inaugural MLS Homegrown Game was a bit of a snoozer, but the young players that took part in it fully enjoyed the experience and like the league's initiative to provide them with an opportunity to showcase their skills.

Tony Meola Discusses USMNT, World Cup and MLS All-Star Game

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In April, World Soccer Talk interviewed U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer Tony Meola about his career and some of his thoughts on the U.S. Men's National Team's chances heading into the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

This week we spoke with Tony again, and he reflected on the USMNT's performances, as well as what it means for MLS and the MLS All-Star Game.

After turning down Generation Adidas contract, Roldan believes he is now ready for MLS

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By MIKEDONOVAN

PORTLAND, Ore.- After his freshman season at the University of Washington, Cristian Roldan was offereda Generation Adidas contract by MLS anda chance to turn pro immediately.But Monday's MLS Homegrown game gave Roldan a chance to see what he could have been facing on a regular basis.

Misfiring teams play to scoreless draw in inaugural MLS Homegrown Game

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. There were chances aplenty, butthe final bit of quality needed to put them away was nowhere to be found.

The MLS Homegrown team and Portland Timbers Under-23 squadmisfired their ways to a goal-lessdraw in the inaugural MLS Homegrown Game at Providence Park on Monday night.

Porter planning to field two different lineups during MLS All-Star Game

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. Caleb Porter already has a plan in place to manage the amount of minutes many, if not all, of the MLS All-Stars will play on Wednesday.

With a full slate of league matches on tap for this weekend, Porter wants to limit how fatigued MLS players get during the upcoming All-Star Game.

MLS Homegrown Game gives fans chance to see stars of tomorrow

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By DAN KARELL

The future stars of Major League Soccer will be on display on Monday evening in the first annual MLS Homegrown Player game.

The 20-man MLS Homegrown squad will take on the Portland Timbers Under-23s on Monday night at Providence Park, kicking off the MLS All-Star Game festivities, and featuring some rising stars that could be suiting up for the U.

Dwyer replaces Defoe on All-Star game roster

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By TATE STEINLAGE

Major League Soccer's second-leading scorer has finally found himself named to the 2014 All-Star game.

The league announced Sunday that Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer will replace Toronto FC forward Jermain Defoe in Wednesday's clash against Bayern Munich in Portland.

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Edu, Boswell, and Franklin selected as MLS All-Star replacements

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By TATE STEINLAGE

Maurice Edu, Bobby Bowswell, and Sean Franklin are MLS All-Stars after all.

The league announced Saturday that the Philadelphia Union midfielder and D.C. United defenders will joinmanager Caleb Porter's squadas replacements for Seattle Sounders defender Chad Marshall and LA Galaxy teammates Omar Gonzalez and Robbie Keane.

Who is this year’s biggest MLS All-Star Game snub?

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By FRANCO PANIZO

It happens every year: A deserving candidate for the MLS All-Star Game is left off the squad due toroster limitations.

This season is no different. In fact, there might be more playersin 2014than there has been in recent years that have legitimate cases for inclusion.

Hamid enjoying breakout season for surging D.C. United

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BY MITCHELL NORTHAM

WASHINGTON D.C. United'swin vs.Chivas USA lastSunday marked the club's third consecutive victory and put D.C.within arm's reach of first place in MLS's Eastern Conference, trailing Sporting Kansas City by a single point.

As important as the victory was, its significance went well beyond the three points earned, particularly for Bill Hamid.

MLS Ticker: Yedlin, two others replaced on HomeGrown roster; Robinho situation nearing resolution, and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

DeAndre Yedlin's participation in the MLS All-Star Game will prevent him from partaking in the inaugural MLS Homegrown Game.

Yedlin was removed from the original 20-man Homegrown Game roster on Tuesday due to his selection in the Aug.

Wright-Phillips, Defoe among those added to MLS All-Star roster

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Following the results of the MLS All-Star Fan XI,MLS team manager Caleb Porter and MLS Commissioner Don Garber were tasked with filling out the rest of the 23-man-roster.

Golden Boot leader Bradley Wright-Phillips, Toronto FC star Jermain Defoe and Chivas USA goalscorer Erick "Cubo" Torres were among those added to the squad by Porter and Garber Wednesday to join the eleven players voted in by the league's fans.

USMNT starters headline MLS Fan XI for 2014 All Star Game

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By DAN KARELL

The U.S. Men's National Team will be well represented in the 2014 All-Star Game against Bayern Munich in Portland, Ore.

Major League Soccer announced the results of the Fan XI on Wednesday evening, and the side features no less than eight members of the USMNT at the World Cup.

MLS announces roster for inaugural Homegrown Game

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By DAN KARELL

The next big stars in Major League Soccer will be on display in Portland next month.

MLS announced that they've selected 20 Homegrown players to take part in the inaugural Homegrown Game, which will take place on Aug.

MLS All-Star Ballots go live

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By DAN KARELL

Starting Wednesday, fans can determine who will make up the MLS All-Star squad that will face Bayern Munich on August 6 in Portland.

MLS released the MLS All-Star Game ballots and opened polling for fans to vote in their favorite players to the 2014 MLS All-Star Game.

MLS announces 2014 All-Stars to play Bayern Munich

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The reigning UEFA Champions League winners will soon be coming stateside to take on MLS's very best.

MLS announced on Thursday that Bayern Munich will be the opponent for the MLS All-Stars in the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game. The annual match will be played on Aug.

Bayern Boss confirms MLS All-Star Game

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By DAN KARELL

Next year's Major League Soccer All-Star Game is looking likely to have more of a German flavor.

Bayern Munich Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed to German publication SportBild that Bayern Munich would be heading across the Atlantic Ocean next summer to face the MLS All-Stars, becoming the first German team in the annual exhibition match.

Report: Bayern Munich to face MLS All Stars in Portland next year

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By DAN KARELL

If the latest reports are correct, next summer's Major League Soccer All-Star Game opponent will be one of the biggest in league history.

According to a report in the Munich Evening News, German giants Bayern Munich will travel to the United States to face the MLS All-Stars in 2014, becoming the first ever German side to play in the annual summer friendly match.

The SBI Show: Episode 59 (Looking back at MLS All-Star Week, talking Dempsey rumors, and more)

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By IVES GALARCEP

With the 2013 MLS All-Star Game Week in the books, and transfer rumors spreading like wildfire about U.S. Men's National Team captain Clint Dempsey, there is no shortage of things to talk about in the latest episode of The SBI Show.

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and I look back at the memorable week in Kansas City, as Sporting KC put on an All-Star Week for the ages.

Video: MLS All-Stars 1 – AS Roma 3 (2013 MLS All-Star Game Highlights)

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MLS All-Stars fall to AS Roma

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By DAN KARELL

On a night that was supposed to be the highlight of a tremendous week for Major League Soccer, it was the visitors that stole the spotlight.

In clinical fashion, AS Roma dominated the MLS All Stars in nearly every aspect of the match, winning their first ever All-Star Game, 3-1, on Wednesday evening at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

2013 MLS All-Star Game: SBI Live Match Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

KANSAS CITY, Kansas The MLS All-Stars take on AS Roma tonight at Sporting Park in the marquee event of what has been a memorable All-Star Week in the home of Sporting Kansas City.

Thierry Henry, Landon Donovan and Graham Zusi are among the stars who will look to beat an AS Roma side featuring the likes of Francesco Totti and Michael Bradley.

The Give and Go: Episode 1

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In the debut episode of "The Give and Go," New England Soccer Today's Brian O'Connell chats with fellow NEST colleague and Boston.com writer Julian Cardillo to discuss the Revolution's upcoming game against Toronto FC, a key position battle and Wednesday's MLS All-Star Game.

Inactive MLS All-Stars announced

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By DAN KARELL

For the third season in his Major League Soccer career, Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales is an All-Star.

Morales was named as one of 10 players on the inactive MLS All-Star squad. Also included were a trio of Portland Timbers players including Donovan Ricketts, Diego Valeri, and Rodney Wallace.

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Green glad to be back in first match since his World Cup goal

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By MIKE DONOVAN

PORTLAND, Ore. Three blocks from Providence Parkstands a 4o-foot-tall billboard with Julian Green's likeness on it. That same ad has been on the side of numerous Portland city buses that drove around the city throughout the week.

Despite having lived the majority of his life in Germany, the 19-year-oldU.

Dempsey eager to participate in 2016 Copa America with USMNT

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By FRANCO PANIZO

PORTLAND, Ore. If Clint Dempsey has his way, he has not yet finished suiting up for the U.S. Men's National Team.

Fresh off a World Cup performance that saw him help lead the Americans to a Round of 16 finish n Brazil, Dempsey said Monday he has no plans on calling it quits on the international stage any time soon.

On The Fire Soccer Radio #1: We’re Doin’ It Live!

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Radio Cuju: Episode 58

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We're back again for another voyage around the world of football. On this week's show we talk about the death of Christian "Chucho" Benitez and some of the media's attempt to hijack the story to use as anti-Qatar World Cup propaganda. We discuss Richard Scudamore's reaction to a possible winter World Cup, Human Rights Watch connecting Manchester City to UAE's issues and, reluctantly, the MLS All-Star Game.