MLS owners and players hit impasse over plans to return this summer

The Players Association agreed to concessions for this season on Sunday, but sticking points include TV revenue share and a "national crisis" clause that could affect future salaries.

MLS owners and players hit impasse over plans to return this summer

The Players Association agreed to concessions for this season on Sunday, but sticking points include TV revenue share and a "national crisis" clause that could affect future salaries.

Union's Alejandro Bedoya, U.S. men's and women's stars protest for justice for George Floyd

American soccer players and their counterparts in Germany’s Bundesliga joined protests across the world this weekend over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.

Union's Alejandro Bedoya, U.S. men's and women's stars protest for justice for George Floyd

American soccer players and their counterparts in Germany’s Bundesliga joined protests across the world this weekend over the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.

Union’s Kacper Przybylko ready to play again after overcoming coronavirus, but he doesn’t like MLS’s Orlando plan

Przybylko is one of many MLS players who don't want to be separated from their families for up to two months this summer.

Union’s Kacper Przybylko ready to play again after overcoming coronavirus, but he doesn’t like MLS’s Orlando plan

Przybylko is one of many MLS players who don't want to be separated from their families for up to two months this summer.
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England’s Premier League plans June 17 restart after 100-day shutdown

The league's official broadcasters in Britain — Sky Sports and the BBC — said Thursday that English football will return with a doubleheader featuring Manchester City playing Arsenal and Aston Villa hosting Sheffield United.

Italy’s Serie A given green light to resume on June 20

Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora gave the league the all-clear to resume on Thursday, although it will have to wait a week longer than it had initially hoped.

Bundesliga TV schedule: Bayern Munich’s title charge, Weston McKennie’s Schalke vs. Josh Sargent’s Werder Bremen

After a full round of midweek Bundesliga action, we now get games spread from Friday through Wednesday. Here’s your viewer’s guide to what's coming.

NWSL plans June 27 return, set to be first major U.S. sports league to resume during coronavirus pandemic

After quietly planning over the last few weeks, the NWSL made a very loud move Wednesday by announcing a plan to be the first major American sports league to resume a season halted by the virus.

MLS, NWSL get exemption from U.S. government’s coronavirus immigration restrictions

The exemption helps MLS and NWSL teams - including the Union - bring players back from overseas, and boost the odds of potential summer signings.

Bundesliga TV schedule: Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich in battle of top two teams

The Bundesliga plays a midweek round of games this week, highlighted by second-place Dortmund hosting first-place Bayern. Here’s your viewer’s guide to how to watch the action.

U.S. Soccer Federation chief legal officer Lydia Wahlke quits

Wahlke was put on leave after USSF president Carlos Cordeiro resigned March 12 and was replaced by former national team player Cindy Parlow Cone, who had been vice president.

How to watch the Bundesliga this weekend: Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Schalke and more

Germany’s Bundesliga continues this weekend as the only major European soccer league playing games right now. Here’s a viewer’s guide to what's on TV and online.

The 24 hours that changed sports, and society

An Inquirer sports oral history of March 11 to March 12, when so much changed, starting with Rudy Gobert testing positive for the coronavirus.

MLS, Mexican league cancel Leagues Cup, which Union would have played in, and All-Star Game

The Union were to host at least one home game in this year's Leagues Cup, a second-tier competition between MLS and Mexican teams. The coronavirus forced its cancellation.

NWSL is close to finalizing tournament this summer in Salt Lake City

The NWSL would become the first established U.S. professional team sport to announce a return to competition since the coronavirus pandemic forced sports to shut down in March.

Union start individual player workouts as wait to resume MLS season continues

To get around Chester's code red coronavirus status, the team is using the outdoor soccer field at the Sixers’ multisport facility in Wilmington.

Dortmund beats Schalke to kick off German soccer's reboot in coronavirus era

Borussia Dortmund defeated Schalke 4-0 in the first Ruhr derby to be played in an empty stadium. Erling Haaland scored the opening goal, and celebrated with a restrained dance while his teammates stayed well away.

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