"Jesse and I have the utmost respect for each other, and I think it starts there," said Hamlett.
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MLS technical director confirmed that talks are still ongoing for the much-touted tournament between Liga MX and MLS despite scheduling difficulties.
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New NYCFC DP Maxi Moralez shares his thoughts on having Pirlo and Villa as teammates and his plans to bolster NYCFC's attack.
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez assess whether a first playoff berth is in the cards for new-look Orlando City.