Liga MX All-Stars defeat MLS in 2021 All-Star Skills Challenge
In the second iteration of the MLS All-Star Skills Challenge, the Liga MX All-Stars were the ones celebrating after the crossbar shook with a 40-yard ping to take the competition 26-25.
MLS expansion to Las Vegas would be interesting – Don Garber
A recent report from Sportico stated that Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Wesley Edens is among those trying to bring an MLS expansion team to Las Vegas. Edens, along with his Aston Villa co-owner Nassef Sawiris, recently filed a trademark application for the name Las Vegas Villains.
Tajon Buchanan bound for Belgium
On Tuesday it was announced that Club Brugge had acquired Buchanan in a move that will keep the 22-year-old with New England for the rest of the season.
MLS Power Rankings: Red-hot Colorado Rapids continue ascension after Weeks 20 and 21
The Union move up one spot to ninth in this week’s edition of the MLS Power Rankings.
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Weston McKennie’s days at Juventus are reportedly numbered as transfer rumors fly
McKennie has already been linked to multiple English Premier League clubs, as well as Bayern Munich, though the Bayern link is already being shot down by German media.
Predicting Gregg Berhalter’s first USMNT World Cup Qualifying roster
Next week the US men’s national team will play their first World Cup Qualifiers since the disaster in Couva four years ago. They start by traveling to El Salvador (Sept. 2), then back to the US for a match against Canada (Sept. 5). They’ll finish up the ultra-compact international date with a match against Honduras in San Pedro Sula (Sept. 8).
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Harry Kane commits immediate future to Tottenham despite Man City interest
Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane has said he will be staying at the club “this summer” and that he is “100% focused” on making the team successful.
Real Madrid see €160m Kylian Mbappe offer rejected by PSG
Sources close to Real Madrid admit to ESPN that the negotiations will be difficult, but they still hope to convince PSG to agree a deal before the transfer window ends on Aug. 31.