Seattle Sounders defender Marc Burch says the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh.
The Seattle Sounders have acquired seven-time MLS all-star Shalrie Joseph in a trade with Chivas USA.
The Cascadia Cup, created in 2004 by soccer supporters to celebrate the rich rivalry between clubs in Seattle, Portland and Vancouver, is now the unexpected center of a conflict between those groups and Major League Soccer.
When the Seattle Sounders FC opened training camp on Monday morning, the most prolific goal scorer in the short history of the club was in Colombia - where he'll be for at least a year.
The Seattle Sounders have completed an agreement to loan forward Fredy Montero to Colombia's Millonarios for the 2013 season.
Eight of the nine matches in Week 3, March 16-17, are between regional foes. That includes the league champion Los Angeles Galaxy against Chivas USA, Houston at FC Dallas, and Portland at Seattle.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says the league is at "the finish line" in negotiations with New York City to acquire land to build a stadium in Queens that would become home for the league's 20th team.
Adrian Hanauer will keep his job as general manager of the Seattle Sounders FC after season-ticket holders and fan alliance members overwhelmingly voted to retain him.
For the second straight year, the Seattle Sounders' season ended prematurely because a brief breakdown in the playoffs proved too much to overcome.
Eddie Johnson and Zach Scott scored to give Seattle a 2-0 lead, but Robbie Keane was awarded and converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute on Sunday night that clinched the Los Angeles Galaxy's 4-2 aggregate victory over the Sounders in the Western Conference finals.
The lesson was supposed to have been learned a year ago, when one lapse during the MLS Cup playoffs and one extra goal did make all the difference for the Seattle Sounders. Clearly, it wasn't.
Robbie Keane scored twice, Mike Magee added his latest clutch playoff goal and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Sunday night to take a commanding lead in the first leg of the MLS Western Conference finals.
Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando made five saves and Seattle's Michael Gspurning had four and the teams finished in a scoreless draw in the first leg of their MLS Western Conference semifinal playoff series on Friday night.
As part of the bylaws the club instituted when the franchise started was a stipulation that every four years the performance of the general manager would be put to a vote of season ticket holders and members of the Sounders fan alliance.