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  1. MLS notebook: Beckham latest, Xavi rumors and Edu's future

    Jeff Carlisle

    PHILADELPHIA -- There was more than just draft news to digest on Thursday as events at the Philadelphia Convention Center unfolded. We had information about pending transfers, as well as news about David Beckham's attempt to secure an expansion f...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  2. Picking Don Garber's brain on MLS expansion, salary cap and Beckh...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The skies are gray outside the hotel suite of MLS commissioner Don Garber. But the league's future is as bright as it has ever been. Eight years ago, the league embarked on an expansion initiative that saw it chasing investors and suitable markets. N...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  3. MLS' marquee teams back to the drawing board after poor postseaso...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Real Salt Lake manager Jason Kreis is fond of saying "The team is the star." After the conference semifinals, a playoff round that laid waste to the league's marquee sides, it's a mantra that the folks at MLS headquarters would be wise to adopt. ...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  4. MLS Playoffs: Five burning postseason questions

    Jeff Carlisle

    A strong case can be made that the just-concluded MLS regular season was the most compelling ever. Granted, there were times when grinding through the campaign was like being asked to make 34 trips to an all-you-can-eat buffet, whether you wanted...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  5. MLS Playoffs: Six under-the-radar players to watch

    Jeff Carlisle

    The MLS playoffs are usually the time for stars to shine. A look back through the history of MLS Cups reveals how players like Jaime Moreno, Tony Meola, Landon Donovan and Guillermo Barros Schelotto all stepped up when their teams needed them most. B...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  6. Seattle has golden chance to secure MLS Supporters Shield on Sund...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The top two teams in Major League Soccer will square off on Sunday when the New York Red Bulls travel to CenturyLink Field to face the Seattle Sounders. To the disappointment of many, both teams will be missing some key performers. It's all so ve...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  7. Young player retention an ongoing puzzle for MLS

    Jeff Carlisle

    The recent unveiling of's 24 Under 24 list highlighted what has been evident for some time, that MLS has become fertile ground for attracting and developing young players. Without question, the presence of budding stars like the Por...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  8. Wasn't meant to last -- Juninho and New York part ways

    Jeff Carlisle

    It was the kind of news that was met with a nod of the head, if it elicited much reaction at all. New York Red Bulls midfielder Juninho Pernambucano had decided MLS and the Red Bulls aren't for him, and so he's heading back to Brazil with his contrac...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  9. Red Bulls provide competition, comfort for Revolution

    Jeff Carlisle

    When word began filtering through Monday of the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, Mike Petke began having flashbacks. A native of the Long Island town of Bohemia, N.Y., Petke lived through the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. At the...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  10. MLS 2013 Team Preview: New York Red Bulls

    Jeff Carlisle

    strong>2012 record and finish: 16-9-9 (3rd place in Eastern Conference) Additions: M Juninho Pernambucano, D Jamison Olave, F Fabian Espindola, F Josue Martinez, G Santiago Castano, F Amando Moreno, M Eric Alexander, M Ruben Izquierdo, D Kosuke Ki...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  11. MLS: Kansas City, New York moving fast

    Jeff Carlisle

    The MLS offseason isn't even three weeks old, yet already there have been some notable shifts in momentum for several clubs. For teams that missed the playoffs, this isn't that much of a surprise. That kind of failure gives coaches and GMs a clear mo...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  12. Marquez departure a boost for Red Bulls

    Jeff Carlisle

    A month ago, New York Red Bulls fans were hoping new sporting director Andy Roxburgh would one day turn into a competent MLS executive. Thursday he surpassed their wildest hopes by turning into Santa Claus, as he somehow convinced Rafael Marquez to t...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  13. From infamy to fame for Nick DeLeon

    Jeff Carlisle

    Roughly two days after Nick DeLeon became a playoff legend, the D.C. United midfielder was still at a loss for words. His goal in the 88th minute in the second leg of United's Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against the New York Red Bulls proved...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  14. No more Red Bulls for another year

    Jeff Carlisle

    Thursday's second-leg encounter between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls wasn't the first time that Bizarro World met the MLS playoffs. In fact, such visits are practically an annual occurrence. But United's unfathomable 1-0 victory over the Re...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  15. Eastern Conference semifinals a real mixed bag

    Jeff Carlisle

    The Eastern Conference bracket of the MLS playoffs has a little bit of everything. There's the rising power in Sporting Kansas City, one that is keen to build off its regular-season success. Then there's a wily, veteran squad in the Houston Dynamo t...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  16. MLS Playoffs: Power Rankings

    Jeff Carlisle

    The MLS Cup playoffs have produced all manner of champions over the years. There have been teams like the 2008 Columbus Crew, whose regular-season dominance translated seamlessly into a championship. Then there was the 2005 Los Angeles Galaxy, who fr...

    Blog | October 31, 2012