Sporting Kansas City announced Thursday that the club has signed Hungarian striker Krisztian Nemeth. Nemeth will occupy an international roster spot on the team's roster for the 2015 season pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate and P-1 Visa.
The Chicago Fire has completed the signing of defender Eric Gehrig, who joins the club after having his rights acquired from Orlando City in exchange for the Fire's natural selection in the second round of the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.
Orlando City SC selected Portland Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts with its top choice in Wednesday's MLS expansion draft, while New York City FC claimed midfielder Ned Grabavoy with its first selection.
The Philadelphia Union made a pair of moves during Monday's half-day trade window, sending midfielder Amobi Okugo to expansion side Orlando City and acquiring striker C.J. Sapong from Sporting Kansas City.
Sacramento’s push for a Major League Soccer team comes as the league is experiencing rapid growth but is still grappling with financial losses. The league still trails other major league sports in popularity.
Major League Soccer owners spent hours discussing the possibility of awarding an expansion team to Sacramento or some other city Saturday, but concluded that they still have unanswered questions about each candidate.
Robbie Keane scored the winner late in the second period of extra time on Sunday, lifting the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution at the StubHub Center, handing the club its fifth MLS Cup title.