Major League Soccer
'Quakes hope to end winless run against Chicago
San Jose Earthquakes
The winless streak has dropped San Jose to the bottom of the Western Conference.
Santa Clara, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The San Jose Earthquakes will be aiming to halt a five-match winless run on Wednesday when the club welcomes the Chicago Fire to Buck Shaw Stadium.

San Jose is coming off of a 1-1 draw at Red Bull New York, its first point since it claimed a 2-1 win at FC Dallas on May 31.

But a poor run of form, specifically on home soil, followed as the 'Quakes suffered three straight road defeats after a narrow loss at Toronto FC.

The winless streak has dropped San Jose (17 points) to the bottom of the Western Conference where it sits five points back of Chivas USA.  Full Story

Besler and Zusi are examples of MLS progress
By Tim Keeble, Soccer Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Besler and Graham Zusi were both drafted by Kansas City in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft. Both players have gone on to become MLS All- Stars and members of the United States national team. And now both are examples of the progress being made by MLS.

Over the weekend, Besler and Zusi signed Designated Player contracts to remain with Sporting Kansas City through the 2018 World Cup. Those moves are obviously important for a Sporting franchise that won the 2013 MLS Cup and should remain in the title picture for the foreseeable future after locking down two of its most important pieces.  Full Story>>

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