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Philadelphia Union News

Union 2, Atlanta 2: Ten observations from another deflating draw
In a display of magic that would gobsmack Jon Dorenbos, the Philadelphia Union again made three points disappear on a Saturday night.

Union teammates continue to back Josh Yaro after nightmarish week
Josh Yaro made another costly mistake in Saturday's draw — his second blunder in as many games — but the team remains confident in the youngster.

MLS News

MLS Team of the Week (Wk. 25)
Dominating wins lead to three spots for RSL.

Sounders’ situation with Joevin Jones shows soccer is different animal than other sports in this country
While leagues such as NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball are essentially monopolies, soccer players in this country have other, more lucrative, options.

What Minnesota's modest budget means for future MLS newcomers
MNUFC has elected to postpone its splashy spending. Here's why future MLS expansion sides may have to follow suit.

Toronto FC: From 'worst team in the world' to model MLS franchise
From the worst team in the world to being on the cusp of recording the greatest regular season in Major League Soccer history, Toronto FC has come a very long way in five short years.

US Soccer News

Why U.S. Soccer Is Forfeiting Revenue To Face Costa Rica At Red Bull Arena
Traditionally, U.S. Soccer has chosen to stage important World Cup qualifiers in smaller, remote sites likely to provide pro-American audiences, missing out on some revenue that could be wrung from mega-stadiums in urban settings.