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MLSsoccer.Com Explains Tuesday's MLS Expansion Draft

December 8, 2016 - After Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders FC battle it out Saturday to conclude the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs, attention league-wide will transition immediately to player movement within MLS. That could begin as early as Sunday morning (Dec. 11) with a brief three-hour trade window (8 a.m. CT-11 a.m. CT) in the wake of MLS Cup.From there, eyes will shift to Tuesday's MLS Expansion Draft. Here's a quick guide of what to expect: What is it? Similar to other North American professional leagues, MLS holds a draft for expansio... Full Story

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Season Update: Silver Knights Ready for the Road

December 8, 2016 - The Silver Knights opened the season with three straight matches on the friendly turf of Dave and Buster's Field. While the season started strong with a second-half comeback win against the Harrisburg Heat, the Silver Knights then fell by a single goal in consecutive home losses to Florida and Cedar Rapids. The team is hungry to get back on track as it starts a three-game road trip Saturday at 7:30 p.m. versus Harrisburg. Syracuse will then travel to the Midwest, taking on the Milwaukee Wave and Chicago Mustangs on Dec. 1... Full Story

St. Louis Seeks $40 Million in State Tax Credits for MLS Stadium

December 8, 2016 - ST. LOUIS-An application for $40 million in state tax credits for building a Major League Soccer stadium downtown also reveals more details about an ownership group's plan to bring a team to St. Louis. The city's application is in addition to the $80 million for stadium construction that city voters may be asked to decide in April. The tax credit request will be presented to the state Development Finance Board at a special meeting in Jefferson City Thursday morning. A vote by the board is expected Dec. 20. Read the ... Full Story

RGV Vipers and Whataburger Team up for Holiday Toy Drive

December 6, 2016 - MCALLEN, Texas - The NBA Development League Rio Grande Valley Vipers and Whataburger will once again team up to spread holiday cheer to children across the Rio Grande Valley with a Toy Drive that will benefit Easter Seals-Rio Grande Valley. Leading to the Dec. 11 game against Reno Bighorns, fans can donate unwrapped toys at the Vipers Pro Shop in Uptown Plaza or on game days at the State Farm Arena box office. All who donate a toy will receive one free ticket to the Dec.11 game and one coupon for a free Whataburger, while... Full Story

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