Major League Soccer

Blockchain-backed digital collectibles, having taken global sports industry by storm, now look to show they are not just the latest technological flash-in-the-pan. US Editor Eric Fisher reports

Federation set to bring commercial rights in-house after next year

Limited-edition release to be joined auction-style issues

In this week's episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Mark Abbott, Major League Soccer president and deputy commissioner. Eric and Chris also discuss National Football League’s recent trio of official sports betting partnerships, the developing effort of former Major League Baseball superstar Alex Rodriguez to buy the National Basketball Association’s Minnesota Timberwolves, TrillerNet’s acquisition of combat sports-focused media company FITE, and rising tension between US media networks and Nielsen Media Research.

Players remain strongly united in push for meaningful societal change

MLS team owner likens player protests of racial injustice to being stabbed

Landmark day for US sports sees historic wave of athlete-led protests

Major League Soccer's FC Dallas will allow a limited number of fans to attend their regular-season game against Nashville SC at Toyota Stadium on August 12, a match which will herald the return of the…

MLS also reports zero positives after its initial issues in Florida

Player positive rate compares favorably to NBA

Two-hour primetime special to outline leagues' efforts to restart play

US President follows up on conference call with leading sports commissioners earlier this month

SportBusiness' US editor Eric Fisher looks at when the US major leagues expect to get back to normality in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Major League Soccer expansion team Nashville SC will face Atlanta United in its inaugural MLS game at Nissan Stadium on February 29, 2020, in what is likely be the start of a new regional rivalry between…

Sounders continue their run as one of MLS' most popular fan draws

The issue of solidarity payments for academies developing US soccer talent remains decidedly unsettled following a Fifa ruling in June