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Spotlight Stories Presented By AEP Energy: December 23, 2015

Major League Soccer has announced the dates of each home opener for all 20 MLS clubs for the 2016 MLS season. Crew SC will open its season on the road in a 2015 MLS Cup rematch against the Portland Timbers on March 6. The Black & Gold open their home slate on March 12 against the Philadelphia Union at MAPFRE Stadium. For a breakdown of all announced matches across the League, head over to

Darren Heitner of Forbes writes about the growth of MLS in "How Major League Soccer Is Closing The Gap With The Big Four."

In Soccer America's MLS positional rankings, Ethan Finlay tops the list of right midfielders, while Justin Meram comes in at fifth among left midfielders.

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