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MLS Notes: Sustaining Success in the Current Economy

Published by on May 29, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

If you listen closely, you'll hear a very surprising sound.

It's the sound of MLS standing strong and making a commitment to expansion while other American sports leagues are scaling back on payroll and laying off employees.

America's "other" sports league will expand to 18 teams by 2011 after it adds a Philadelphia team in 2010, and clubs in Portland and Vancouver for the 2011 season.

When you consider the magnitude of the global economic meltdown, it's pretty amazing that a sport that most Americans consider to be inferior is faring so well in the States.

About two weeks ago, fellow US football enthusiast Kwame Manu asked me to do an article on how the MLS has been able to continue expansion...

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