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Union face stern test in opener against Timbers

10:40 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

9:54 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.

'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.

Puddles is Atlanta's sad clown with a golden voice

A 7-foot clown walks into a circus-themed corn dog restaurant and is mostly ignored. They don't know what's about to happen. I do. 

8:42 PM, Nov 26, 2013

Could using bug repellent be worse than getting bug bites?

With bug-biting season in full swing, there's good reason to be bugged by insect repellent.

8:41 AM, Aug 14, 2013

Donna Lowry

Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

10:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Ga.'s largest movie studio could open by summer

A development being built along Interstate 85 will soon be the fourth largest movie studio lot in the nation.

8:34 AM, Jan 10, 2014

Dumb and Dumber sequel rolls through Marietta

Hundreds of fans came out to Marietta Square Monday to stargaze, and they weren't disappointed. Dumb and Dumber's two stars shot scenes right in front of their fans.  

6:26 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Simple Summer Entertaining

Simple summer entertaining made delicious.

11:16 AM, Jul 25, 2013

Sinkhole swallows 8 classic cars at National Corvette Museum

A 40-foot sink hole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, swallowed eight of the sports cars on display inside the facility's iconic Sky Dome Wednesday morning, said executive director Wendell Strode.

5:40 PM, Feb 12, 2014

Paulding school officials investigate social media threats

Officials are investigating reports of threats involving East Paulding High School that were posted on social media Tuesday night.  The school system says it has idenfied four students involved. No weapons were found on campus and the school was never on lockdown.

11:33 PM, Mar 13, 2013

Brenda Wood

I was born and reared in Washington,D.C. My parents and close family members are all classical musicians, so music and the arts are part of my upbringing.

10:58 AM, Jun 12, 2013
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