El Paso Locomotive fans honor victims of mass shooting (1:38)
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41dJeff Carlisle

Adieu, Adu! Jacobs youngest to sign U.S. deal

USL Championship side Orange County SC has signed 14-year-old Francis Jacobs to a multiyear professional contract, both parties have told ESPN FC.

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132dJeff Carlisle

Has the USL solved soccer's concussion problem?

Two years in the making, the United Soccer League has proposed a rule that will change the way that world football deals with head injuries midgame.

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146dJeff Carlisle

Tulsa owner: 'Zero tolerance' for hate speech

Tulsa Roughnecks president has cited the USL's "zero-tolerance policy" against hate speech as the reason for terminating Fabian Bastidas' contract.

Dairon Asprilla scores with unsaveable bicycle kick (1:06)
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187dJonathan Smith

England U17 world champ joins Charlotte of USL

England Under-17 World Cup winner Curtis Anderson has joined United Soccer League side Charlotte Independence from Manchester City.

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210dAssociated Press

Del Piero reveals ownership in small L.A. club

Juventus and Italy legend Alessandro Del Piero decided to go public after the team went undefeated this season, won its division and was promoted.

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279dJeff Carlisle

Ex-U.S. boss Sarachan joins North Carolina FC

"We are thrilled to welcome Dave Sarachan as the new North Carolina FC head coach," said North Carolina FC president and GM Curt Johnson.

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299dAssociated Press

Second-tier USL players announce plans for union

The United Soccer League said Tuesday its USL Championship clubs have recognized the USL Players Association as their bargaining representative.

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362dJeff Carlisle

USL confirms new branding, league structure

The United Soccer League has unveiled a new structure as well as a revamped branding of its three leagues, the organization announced on Tuesday.

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428dRene Tovar, ESPN Deportes

Lights boss would use Bolt as a winger

Las Vegas Lights coach Jose Luis "Chelis" Sanchez Sola said he'd play Usain Bolt as a winger if the USL side was to acquire the world's fastest man.

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429dJeff Carlisle, U.S. Correspondent

Las Vegas: 'Why wouldn't we' want Usain Bolt?

USL side Las Vegas Lights has confirmed it has an interest in signing eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt, but his wage demands are prohibitive.

USL Standings

Eastern ConferenceGPWDLGDP
New York Red Bulls II301758+3056
Indy Eleven281756+2056
Tampa Bay Rowdies301686+3156
Nashville SC301677+2555
Pittsburgh Riverhounds2814104+2152
Louisville City FC291487+1150
North Carolina FC291388+1847
Ottawa Fury FC281198+642
Saint Louis FC2911810+341
Birmingham Legion FC2911612-1039
Charleston Battery288119-635
Memphis 901 FC288713-1231
Bethlehem Steel FC298615-1630
Atlanta United 2297616-3327
Charlotte Independence3051114-1926
Loudoun United FC276615-1424
Hartford Athletic296419-2922
Swope Park Rangers285716-2622
Western ConferenceGPWDLGDP
Phoenix Rising FC302253+5071
Fresno FC291685+2156
Reno 1868 FC301659+1753
Orange County SC291298+1045
Sacramento Republic FC2813411+1143
Real Monarchs SLC2912710+1143
Austin Bold FC2911711-140
New Mexico United2910109+140
LA Galaxy II2910109-740
El Paso Locomotive FC281099+339
San Antonio FC2910811+638
Portland Timbers 22910811+238
Oklahoma City Energy FC2991010-337
Las Vegas Lights FC299812-735
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros308715-1331
Tulsa Roughnecks FC296914-2227
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC306519-3223
Tacoma Defiance295519-4720