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Talks to avert MLS strike continue between players, league
Talks to avert MLS strike continue between players, league

Negotiations between Major League Soccer and its players union over a new collective bargaining agreement have gone to extra time. But there were signs Wednesday that a deal might be reached in time to prevent a walkout that would cancel this weekend’s season opener. The sides reportedly remain divided over the two most contentious issues – pay and free agency – after three days of marathon talks with federal arbitrators in Washington, D.C. But rather than leave the negotiating table Tuesday night as scheduled, league and union officials continued to meet into the early hours of Wednesday. A few hours later, players with the Chicago Fire passed through security at...

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