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Union face stern test in opener against Timbers

10:26 PM, Mar 7, 2014

The re-tooled Philadelphia Union will open their 2014 season on Saturday with a stern test as the club travels to Providence Park to battle the Portland Timbers.

New-look D.C. United ready to face Crew

9:44 PM, Mar 7, 2014

After an offseason of major overhaul, D.C. United will open its 2014 campaign on Saturday against Eastern Conference rivals Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium.

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'14 Season Preview: Impact hoping to catch lightning in a bottle

3:18 PM, Mar 5, 2014

The Montreal Impact enter their third season in Major League Soccer battling against a sophomore slump as well as the inevitable father time.

'14 Season Preview: Cassar ushers in new era for RSL

3:09 PM, Mar 5, 2014

For the first time since 2008, Real Salt Lake will begin the season with someone other than Jason Kreis at the helm.

U.S. held to draw by Japan in Algarve Cup opener

12:48 PM, Mar 5, 2014

Aya Miyama scored on a free kick in the 83rd minute to help Japan claim a 1-1 draw with the United States women's national team in the opening match of the Algarve Cup for both sides on Wednesday.

'14 Season Preview: Questions linger for Whitecaps FC

6:14 PM, Mar 4, 2014

Vancouver Whitecaps FC will begin their fourth season in Major League Soccer with some uncertainty, as a major hole on the front lines had to be unexpectedly patched.

'14 Season Preview: Revs hope to take next step

6:13 PM, Mar 4, 2014

This time last year head coach Jay Heaps was entering his second season in charge of the New England Revolution with the team coming off of a nine-win campaign.

'14 Season Preview: SKC aims to collect more silverware

2:58 PM, Mar 4, 2014

The troubling scenario for reigning champions of a professional sports league is that there is no room for improvement, and in a league with so much parity, the likelihood of reaching the same pinnacle of success in successive seasons is quite slim.

'Quakes sign German defender Gorlitz

2:46 PM, Mar 4, 2014

The San Jose Earthquakes announced Tuesday that the club has signed German defender Andreas Gorlitz, pending the receipt of his P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate. Per league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

'14 Season Preview: Berhalter's reign begins in Columbus

6:20 PM, Mar 3, 2014

There is no doubt that the high point in the history of the Columbus Crew was the team's 2008 campaign, which saw Sigi Schmid's side capture the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup.

'14 Season Preview: Watson puts his stamp on San Jose

6:18 PM, Mar 3, 2014

After spending eight-plus seasons in charge of the San Jose Earthquakes, Frank Yallop was unable to survive a poor start to last season, paving the way for a new face to lead the franchise.

Chivas USA inks Moore

6:27 PM, Feb 24, 2014

Chivas USA announced on Monday the club has signed former Aston Villa forward Luke Moore.

MLS purchases Chivas USA

5:30 PM, Feb 20, 2014

Major League Soccer announced Thursday that it has purchased Chivas USA from Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes. Effective immediately, MLS will assume responsibility for operating the club.

Revs acquire Bunbury from Sporting KC

12:49 PM, Feb 19, 2014

The New England Revolution bolstered their attacking options on Wednesday by acquiring forward Teal Bunbury from Sporting Kansas City.

FCD adds Escobar on loan from Dynamo Kiev

3:47 PM, Feb 14, 2014

FC Dallas confirmed on Friday that the club has acquired forward Andres Escobar on loan from Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev.

TFC lands GK Julio Cesar on loan

3:28 PM, Feb 14, 2014

Toronto FC continued its impressive offseason overhaul on Friday by acquiring goalkeeper Julio Cesar on loan from English Championship side Queens Park Rangers.

Sporting KC signs Medranda on permanent basis

6:53 PM, Feb 13, 2014

Sporting Kansas City announced Thursday th

Simms announces retirement

6:37 PM, Feb 13, 2014

Former D.C. United and New England Revoluti

Colorado sends Thomas to FCD

6:44 PM, Feb 12, 2014

The Colorado Rapids sent midfielder Hendry Thomas to FC Dallas on Wednesday in exchange for allocation money.

Fire add Joya on loan

7:59 PM, Feb 5, 2014

The Chicago Fire has acquired midfielder Benji Joya in a weighted lottery with the United States Youth international joining the Fire on a one-year loan from Mexican side Santos.

Beckham chooses Miami for new MLS club

3:26 PM, Feb 5, 2014

Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday that David Beckham has exercised his option for an MLS expansion team and has chosen Miami as the home of the new club.

Leroux lifts U.S. women over Canada in friendly

6:09 AM, Feb 1, 2014

Sydney Leroux netted the only goal of the match on Friday as the U.S. women's national team opened its 2014 schedule with a 1-0 win over Canada in an international friendly at Toyota Stadium.

Ohio pizza man sets world record by making 206 pies in one hour

FINDLAY, Ohio (NBC) -- On a regular day, Brian Edler doesn't work as fast as he did Thursday morning.

12:31 PM, Dec 10, 2010

David Turin's Grilling Recipe

11:16 AM, Jun 13, 2013

Athletic trainer from Maine gets ready for the Olympics

GORHAM, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- It's not just the athletes that are getting ready for the Olympics in Sochi next year. An athletic trainer from Maine is making the trip with the U.S. team, too.

6:36 PM, Dec 19, 2013

Teen survives shark attack

ORMOND BEACH, Florida (WESH) - A 17-year-old bitten on the shoulder by a shark in Ormond Beach, Florida  is recovering after receiving 30 stitches.

3:17 PM, Sep 4, 2013

Revenge porn: When ex-lovers seek revenge online

(NEWS CENTER) -- Social media has made us a society of sharers.

7:54 AM, Nov 8, 2013

Kathleen Shannon, Anchor

Kathleen Shannon anchors "207", WCSH 6's 7:00p.m. magazine show, and NEWS CENTER at 11 p.m.

7:49 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Maine law prevents large retailers from opening on Thanksgiving

BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Stores nation wide have been running Black Friday adds in magazines and on television. A few larger retailers have decided to open their doors Thanksgiving night, but here in Maine shoppers will have to wait until Midnight to get their Black Friday fix.

5:57 PM, Nov 15, 2012

Sharon Rose Vaznis, Anchor

"We take our work seriously. But we don't take ourselves seriously ." That's how Sharon Rose Vaznis describes her role as part of the highly rated NEWS CENTER Morning Report team

7:47 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Fort Kent Lions bare it all for their town

FORT KENT, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Fort Kent Lions Club is the largest Lions Club in the state. They give thousands of dollars to charities annually. This year, their major fundraiser is a souvenir calendar in which club members posed almost nude.

9:14 PM, Mar 17, 2014
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