Some intriguing Major League Soccer storylines to watch this weekend:
Will Jermaine Jones make his MLS debut at Toronto?
New England Revolution coach Jay Heaps hasn't said one way or the other if new signing Jermaine Jones will make his debut in Toronto on Saturday, but it's hard to imagine the U.S. national team enforcer not playing some part.
After all, the historically frugal Revs just dropped $4.7 million on Jones through 2015, and with his team just one point behind New York for the Eastern...
As the 2014 MLS season trudges into the final quarter, a distinct group of tiers is forming among its teams.
The deeper Western Conference can count four squads -- the Seattle Sounders, Real Salt Lake, FC Dallas and Los Angeles Galaxy -- in the top group. In the East, Sporting Kansas City and D.C. United look down on the rest of the conference.
Logic dictates that one of those six teams will lift the MLS Cup come December; but this is Major League Soccer, which means anything can, and likely wi...
FC Dallas not only beat an elite Real Salt Lake team, but did so playing half the match with 10 men. The 2-1 win, thanks in part to the continued stellar play of forward Fabian Castillo, is enough to give FCD the top spot in this week's ESPN FC's Power Rankings.
1. FC Dallas (+2)
Playing a man down for half the match, FCD dug deep to beat Real Salt Lake 2-1. Fabian Castillo continued his rampant ways, scoring the eventual game winner, and Michel proved dangerous from set pieces again. This team...