Brek Shea and Geoff Cameron speak about playing at TST, retirement and their new project

Brek Shea and Geoff Cameron announced the end of their professional careers at the beginning of May, but soccer is still part of their lives and will continue to be. In fact, both will be playing for Blade & Grass FC, one of the 32 teams at TST, the fascinating 7v7 soccer tournament that kicks off the summer.

New USL Super League will rival NWSL and announces eight cities that will get teams in 2024

The National Women’s Soccer League could no longer be the sole top tier women’s league in the U.S. starting in August 2024. That’s because the new USL Super League announced on Tuesday its plans to become a Division 1 league on par with NWSL.

Eight cities will get teams for the inaugural season which spans from August 2024 through June 2025 (with a winter break in the middle). If all goes to plan, then five more cities will get teams for the following season.

Here are the cities receiving teams.

USL Super League teams

2024 Season:

San Diego group pays record MLS expansion fee of half a billion dollars

Major League Soccer received a record $500 million expansion fee to field an expansion team in San Diego for the 2025 season, according to multiple reports Tuesday.

Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Mansour and the local Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation are the owners of the new San Diego franchise, which will be the league's third club in Southern California after the Los Angeles Galaxy and Los Angeles FC.

Pulisic's new signature PUMA boots pay homage to his own tattoos

After paying homage to the Stars and Stripes with his first signature PUMA collection last year, Christian Pulisic is back at it again with another "CP" pack themed around Captain America's second greatest love — his own tattoos.

The pièce de résistance of Pulisic's second PUMA collection is the latest signature version of the ULTRA ULTIMATE boots. 

Ivan Toney won't like this: Gambling sponsorships banned by English Premier League

The English Premier League and its clubs have announced they will not allow gambling sponsorships on the front of matchday kits following the culmination of the 2025-26 season. This decision comes as the UK aims to tighten its laws on betting and attempts to promote the use of gambling in a safer, more responsible way. 

Rumors of slow subscription growth for MLS Season Pass make sense, but Apple won't care (yet)

If the most sensational rumors are to be believed, Apple is looking for a quick exit from its 10-year, $2.5 billion deal with MLS while the league prepares for an NASL kind of collapse into oblivion. 

The Athletic previously detailed an opt-out clause in the contract predicated on Apple obtaining a certain number of subscribers within a set timeframe, but it's impossible to speculate from the outside since Apple hasn't released any viewership statistics through six matchweeks.  

¿Qué significa el nuevo acuerdo de patrocinio exclusivo de Nike con la Liga MX Femenil?

Como una "alianza histórica". Así definió la Liga MX Femenil su acuerdo de patrocinio exclusivo con Nike, el cual será válido a partir del próximo torneo Apertura 2023.

El vínculo no es el primero que Nike firma con una liga femenina y en ese contexto pone a la Liga MX Femenil a la par con la NWSL de Estados Unidos y la WSL de Inglaterra.

¿Qué implica el acuerdo Nike Liga MX Femenil?

El patrocinio de la marca estadounidense es un compromiso para apoyar el desarrollo de una competencia que cumple seis años en 2023.

Qatar's Al Thani submits new $6 billion bid for Manchester United

Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani has submitted a new bid to buy Manchester United which is believed to be worth around $6.12 billion, Sky Sports News reported on Saturday.

Sheikh Jassim, a son of Qatar’s former prime minister, launched the bid in February. A spokesperson representing Sheikh Jassim said at the time that the bid was completely debt free, via Sheikh Jassim's Nine Two Foundation.

Manchester United did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.

LAFC and Bayern Munich announce player development partnership

Despite only beginning the club's sixth season in Major League Soccer, LAFC have already begun tapping into the hot bed of talent in Southern California with exciting homegrown players like Erik Dueñas, Christian Torres, Nathan Ordaz and Tony Leone all on the roster.

Utah Royals FC will return to NWSL in 2024 after getting new group of investors

The Utah Royals are returning to the National Women's Soccer League in 2024 with a group of new investors.

The Royals were in the NWSL from 2018-20 before folding and relocating to Kansas City in December 2020 after former owner Dell Loy Hansen was ousted following reports of racist behavior and a toxic culture with the Royals and MLS club Real Salt Lake.