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Sources: MLSPA votes to send restart proposal

The MLS Players Association membership voted late Friday night to send a comprehensive proposal to MLS regarding returning to action, sources say.

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Sources: MLS to shorten time frame for tourney

MLS is in the process of altering plans for its proposed return-to-play tournament in Orlando to fit in a shorter time frame, sources told ESPN.

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FC Cincy coach thought wrong photo was prank

FC Cincinnati boss Jaap Stam has told ESPN that he thought the picture used for the announcement of his hiring was a prank.

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MLS proposes 10% pay cut as talks continue

Negotiations between MLS and the MLSPA surrounding player compensation continue, with salary cuts and revenue sharing among the sticking points.

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9dJeff Carlisle

Sources: MLS Orlando tourney taking shape

MLS would split the 26 teams into four groups, with the top two teams in each group advancing to a knockout round, sources have confirmed ESPN.

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RSL's Nedum Onuoha against MLS Orlando tournament (1:36)

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