El Paso Locomotive fans honor victims of mass shooting (1:38)
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39dJeff 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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130dJeff 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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143dJeff 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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185dJonathan 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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208dAssociated 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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277dJeff 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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296dAssociated 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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360dJeff 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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426dRene 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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427dJeff 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 II291757+3256
Indy Eleven271755+2156
Nashville SC291667+2554
Tampa Bay Rowdies291586+2653
Pittsburgh Riverhounds271494+2151
North Carolina FC291388+1847
Louisville City FC281387+947
Ottawa Fury FC281198+642
Saint Louis FC281189+441
Birmingham Legion FC2810612-1136
Charleston Battery288119-635
Bethlehem Steel FC288614-1130
Memphis 901 FC277713-1328
Atlanta United 2297616-3327
Charlotte Independence2951113-1626
Loudoun United FC276615-1424
Hartford Athletic296419-2922
Swope Park Rangers274716-2919
Western ConferenceGPWDLGDP
Phoenix Rising FC292252+5171
Fresno FC281585+2053
Reno 1868 FC291559+1550
Sacramento Republic FC2813411+1143
Real Monarchs SLC281279+1343
Orange County SC281198+942
Austin Bold FC2911711-140
New Mexico United2810108+340
LA Galaxy II281099-739
San Antonio FC2810711+637
Oklahoma City Energy FC2991010-337
El Paso Locomotive FC27999+136
Portland Timbers 2289811-135
Las Vegas Lights FC299812-735
Rio Grande Valley FC Toros297715-1528
Tulsa Roughnecks FC286913-2127
Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC296518-3023
Tacoma Defiance285518-4420