Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:
World Cup in doubt for Torres?
Seattle defender Roman Torres plays a key role in defense for World Cup-bound Panama. | USA TODAY Sports Images
Seattle boss Brian Schmetzer has revealed that the hamstring injury that forced Roman Torres out of their weekend lineup could endanger his World Cup shot with Panama this summer. "It’s not good," he relayed on Wednesday, without offering any return timetable. READ MORE
Lagerway: Look for summer splash
LAFC, Loons swing late-breaking deals
The Primary Transfer Window closed on Tuesday night, with a few late-breaking moves announced Wednesday. LAFC added to their Lee Nguyen coup, signing a new forward in Bob Bradley's former Stabaek charge Adama Diomande. READ MORE
Warshaw: Nguyen brings fun dilemma
Lee Nguyen, traded this week from New England to LAFC, brings interesting possibilities to the City of Angels. | USA TODAY Sports Images
Kljestan: We can play even better
Though they've won five in a row, Orlando City string puller Sacha Kljestan insists the team has not yet hit top form. The attacking midfielder believes the Lions can definitely make games easier on themselves. READ MORE
Big MLS offer for Araujo rejected?
According to local reports, La Liga side Las Palmas have knocked back a $12 million bid [in Spanish—ed.] for striker Sergio Araujo from a mystery MLS club. The 26-year-old is currently starring on loan to AEK Athens. READ MORE
POR vs. SEA history lesson
Seattle are showing early excitement for the first derby of the season with Portland on May 13, which will double as the 100th all-time clash between the franchises. The Sounders have put together an encyclopedic review of a series that dates back to the old NASL days, complete with a gallery of some of the best tifo displays from the rivalry. READ MORE