El Paso Locomotive fans honor victims of mass shooting (1:38)
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66dJeff 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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157dJeff 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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171dJeff 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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212dJonathan 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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235dAssociated 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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304dJeff 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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324dAssociated 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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1yJeff 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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1yRene 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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1yJeff 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 Ladder

Eastern ConferenceGPWDLGDP
Pittsburgh Riverhounds3318114+2765
Nashville SC331977+3064
Indy Eleven341969+1963
Tampa Bay Rowdies3316107+2958
New York Red Bulls II3317610+2757
Louisville City FC331698+1657
North Carolina FC3315810+1953
Ottawa Fury FC3314109+952
Birmingham Legion FC3312714-1543
Charleston Battery33101310-443
Saint Louis FC3311913042
Loudoun United FC3310617-1036
Atlanta United 2339816-2935
Charlotte Independence3381114-1335
Memphis 901 FC339717-1434
Bethlehem Steel FC338718-2531
Hartford Athletic337521-3226
Swope Park Rangers346820-3426
Western ConferenceGPWDLGDP
Phoenix Rising FC332364+5175
Reno 1868 FC3317610+1857
Fresno FC331698+1657
Real Monarchs SLC3315810+1553
Orange County SC3314910+951
El Paso Locomotive FC3313119+850
Sacramento Republic FC3314613+1048
Austin Bold FC3313911+348
LA Galaxy II33111210-545
San Antonio FC3312813+544
New Mexico United33101310043
Las Vegas Lights FC3311814-841
Portland Timbers 23310815-538
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros3310815-938
Oklahoma City Energy FC3391113-1138
Tulsa Roughnecks FC3381015-2134
Tacoma Defiance337719-4228
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC337521-3426