Gabriel Heinze left Atlanta United after winning just two games in 12. (Image: Twitter/atlutd)

Atlanta United Sack Manager Gabriel Heinze After Just 13 Games

43-year-old Gabriel Heinze won just two of his 13 matches before leaving Atlanta in 10th position in the MLS Eastern Conference. “This was certainly not a decision we wanted to make at this point in our season, but it was the right one for the club,” Atlanta president Darren Eales […]

AEG founder Philip F. Anschutz poses with the team and the Stanley Cup after defeating the New Jersey Devils in Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Devils 6-1 to win the series 4 games to 2.  (Image: Christian Petersen/Getty)

AEG Founder Selling LA Lakers Stake to Dodgers, Sparks Owners

Philip F. Anschutz is set to sell his stake in the NBA’s LA Lakers to LA Dodgers owners Mark Walter and Todd Boehly. Anschutz, founder of the entertainment and sports conglomerate AEG, owns 27% of the Lakers. The proposed sale still needs approval by the NBA’s Board of Governors. Assuming […]

The Columbus Crew enter the season as the co-favorites alongside LAFC to defend their MLS Cup title. (Image: Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch)
Columbus Crew New York Red Bulls Mls Cup Playoffs

MLS Cup Odds: LAFC, Columbus Crew Favored to Make Title Runs in 2021

The defending champion Columbus Crew will come into the new season as a favorite to win the MLS Cup in 2021, but will be joined by a hungry LAFC side looking to capture its first title. Heading into Opening Day, FanDuel Sportsbook lists both Columbus and Los Angeles FC as […]

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

TikTok expands reach into professional sports with UFC, soccer deals

Short-form video platform TikTok is rapidly building a foothold in the sports world, with two more deals linking the app to the UFC and professional soccer teams in the United States. On Friday, TikTok announced a multi-year deal with the UFC that will see the mixed martial arts promotion place […]

The Seattle Sounders will face off against Minnesota United and former captain Osvaldo Alonso in Monday’s Western Conference final. (Image: Brace Hemmelgam/USA Today Sports)

Seattle Sounders Face Minnesota United with MLS Cup Final Berth on the Line

The Seattle Sounders are one game away from the chance to defend their MLS Cup title, with only Minnesota United standing between the defending champions and a date with the Columbus Crew. Seattle will host Monday’s Western Conference final, and comes in as a -165 favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. […]

The New England Revolution will host the Montreal Impact in a play-in game as the MLS Cup Playoffs begin on Friday. (Image: Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports)

MLS Cup Playoffs: New England, Nashville Favored at Home for Play-In Round

The single-elimination MLS Cup Playoffs will kick off on Friday as the bottom-four qualifiers in the Eastern Conference will face off in a play-in round to get into the main knockout bracket. The New England Revolution will play host to the Montreal Impact, while Nashville SC will take on expansion […]

LAFC defeated the Seattle Sounders in the round of 16 to advance to the MLS is Back Tournament quarterfinals. (Image: Getty)

MLS is Back Tournament: LAFC Leads Contenders Heading into Quarterfinals

Eight teams remain in contention in the MLS is Back Tournament at Walt Disney World, with LAFC emerging as the favorite to take home the title and the guaranteed CONCACAF Champions League berth. The MLS is Back Tournament began with 26 teams, though FC Dallas and Nashville SC withdrew from […]

Nashville SC withdrew from the MLS is Back Tournament due to a reported nine players testing positive for COVID-19. (Image: Getty)

Nashville SC Becomes Second Team to Drop Out of MLS is Back Tournament

Nashville SC withdrew from the MLS is Back Tournament on Thursday, reducing the event’s field to 24 teams. Nashville SC followed FC Dallas in leaving the tournament, with both clubs dropping out due to a high number of positive COVID-19 tests among players and staff members. Nashville Reports Nine Positive […]

The MLS is Back Tournament will begin on July 8 at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. (Image MLS)

Major League Soccer Returning Next Month with Tournament in Orlando

Major League Soccer announced that it will return to play on July 8 with a special tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The MLS is Back Tournament will feature multiple games each day, with a pool-play format followed by a […]