With MLS labor talks continuing to stagnate, the MLS Players Union has given the strongest indication yet that it is prepared to go on strike, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With MLS management and the players union seemingly at an impasse, the hope is that a federal mediator can help resolve the labor dispute, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With the departure of Cuauhtemoc Blanco, the Chicago Fire will look to young stars like Marco Pappa to provide offensive punch, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With free agency still a major point of contention, the onus is clearly on the MLS Players Union to invoke a work stoppage if it comes to that. But the question is: Will it?
With MLS officials continuing to take a hard line in the labor talks, a work stoppage appears increasingly likely, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The signing of designated player Luis Landin was supposed to invigorate the Houston Dynamo's offense. However, so far, Landin has been nothing short of a disappointment, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The loss of a pair of a quality midfielder like Stuart Holden and Ricardo Clark would hit most teams hard. However, the Dynamo will fill the holes from within, writes Jeff Carlisle.