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  1. Americans' constant self-loathing obscures gains in MLS, U.S. soc...

    Roger Bennett

    American soccer fans are a self-critical bunch with a remarkable willingness to wallow. Though the sport is one of the fastest-growing in the nation, the domestic MLS is often stigmatized and tarnished as declasse; a shiny aura still cloaks any playe...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  2. Ambitious Garber ready for next challenge

    Roger Bennett

    Don Garber is in a celebratory mood. The job of MLS commissioner can occasionally appear to be a thankless one, but not on this day. Through the $100 million deal which birthed New York City FC as the league's 20th team, Garber has allied MLS with tw...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  3. Claudio Reyna at home in new NYC FC gig

    Roger Bennett

    Twenty-four hours in, and New York City FC has its employee number one. Enter Claudio Reyna, the club's freshly minted Director of Football, who was introduced this morning on stage at P.S. 72 in East Harlem. Reyna was perched pensively at the end...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  4. Manchester City's Soriano envisions 'beautiful football' in NYC

    Roger Bennett

    Things are hectic at MLS headquarters off New York's Fifth Avenue. David Beckham hectic. A giant step and repeat banner branded with images of MLS, Manchester City and New York Yankees logos, U.S. Soccer's latest brand bedfellows, is being shuttled a...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  5. Man City, N.Y. Yankees team up to own 20th MLS club

    Roger Bennett

    In ground-breaking news that fuses two global sports brands and continues the ongoing growth of soccer in the United States, a $100M deal was announced this morning that partners Manchester City, the English Premier League's 2011-12 Champions, with t...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  6. Manchester City, New York Yankees partner up to buy MLS club

    Roger Bennett

    In ground-breaking news that fuses two global sports brands and continues the ongoing growth of soccer in the United States, a $100M deal was announced this morning that partners Manchester City, the English Premier League's 2011-12 Champions, with t...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  7. Soccer: Football's fight for the hearts and minds of fans in the ...

    Roger Bennett

    Top European clubs aren't just playing meaningless exhibitions here in the U.S. this summer. They're locked in a battle for the hearts and minds of American fans, writes Roger Bennett.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011