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MLS can't afford to have these kind of strikers
MLS can't afford to have these kind of strikers

If there's one thing Major League Soccer absolutely, positively cannot afford this season, it's a strike by players. So guess what the league is looking at only days before Friday's scheduled season opener between the Galaxy and Chicago Fire at StubHub Center. The collective bargaining agreement between MLS and the players union expired Jan. 31 and both sides have been locked in a staring contest ever since, hoping the other blinks first. Representatives of the union and the league recently met in New York and are scheduled to resume last-ditch talks with federal mediators Sunday in Washington, with free agency and higher pay remaining as the major sticking points. The...

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