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Articles by Steve Davis
4 December 2017
All that money can buy: MLS Cup rematch underscores league’s evolution toward wealth, ambition
Seattle-Toronto Part 2 is another telling sign of Major League Soccer's evolution. Spend or be left behind.
28 November 2017
MLS expansion: Ranking the top contenders for the next two slots
Major League Soccer's next two expansion teams will be in either Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville or Sacramento. Then what?
21 November 2017
Who’s the boss? Indecision only compounds U.S. Soccer’s current quandary
Sunil Gulati won't say if he'll seek reelection. There may not be a USMNT coach until summer 2018. How detrimental is this state of limbo?
15 November 2017
Over-30 club: 4 USMNT veterans who still have value in the next World Cup cycle
It's been said by all, including us: the USMNT needs a youth overhaul. But in the interim, these veterans can help ease the transition.
14 November 2017
Feeling failure: How USMNT youngsters can put World Cup qualifying shame to use
Is there a silver lining to the crushing U.S. failure to reach Russia 2018? We'll see if Christian Pulisic and his generation carry this feeling into future tests.
9 November 2017
Did the Red Bulls provide MLS with the blueprint for derailing Toronto?
TFC looked unstoppable for most of 2017. But overheated reactions to New York's provocations have us thinking twice.
3 November 2017
The time is now: 10 rising young stars the USMNT must call in vs. Portugal
After the U.S. men’s national team’s failure to reach Russia 2018, it's time to rebuild, starting with a visit to the defending European champion on Nov. 14.
2 November 2017
RANKED! The 10 greatest free-kick masters in Major League Soccer history
Many a set-piece guru has plied their trade in MLS, but only the best of the best are honored here.
31 October 2017
Pitch battle: Why suboptimal surfaces are such a persistent MLS bugaboo
For many observers, that sloppy field in Houston represented much more than just wear and tear and too many divots.
24 October 2017
Killing the buzz: Why MLS’ playoffs need some breathing room
There's no time for hype when the playoffs start three days after the regular season's done.