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MLS, players reach CBA deal, avoid lockout

The MLS Players Association approved a proposal from MLS related to economics in 2020, as well as a modified collective bargaining agreement.

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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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