Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:
Toronto FC celebrate with the city
While TFC won't lock down a design for months, they can be sure to draw inspiration and distinction from every MLS Cup championship ring, rounded up in our visual history through the efforts of staffers Rudy Calderon, Arielle Castillo, and JoLynne Holloman. VIEW GALLERY
It's Expansion Draft day for LAFC!
To get you ready for the Expansion Draft, Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle has come up with a list of suggested picks (and/or trade chips) for Bob Bradley's inaugural Banc of California Stadium bunch. READ MORE
LAFC closing on captures
Atlanta hot on Nagbe trail?
Three different sources report that Portland midfield ace Darlington Nagbe is being offered around the league, and could soon head to Atlanta in exchange for a barrel of allocation money. Our Sam Stejskal says the US international became available after his request for a large pay bump was rejected by the Timbers. READ MORE
Meanwhile, the Venezuelan edition of AS claims that young Caracas left back Jose Hernandez is set to join [in Spanish—ed.] the Five Stripes. He was a standout at this year's Under-20 World Cup for the runners-up. READ MORE
Rumor mill running in Portland
Meanwhile, Portland are busy searching for their next head coach, and soccer scribe Kartik Krishnaiyer reports that two of their top targets are Columbus boss Gregg Berhalter and New York Cosmos counterpart Giovanni Savarese. READ MORE
Kei acquisition in Vancouver
Report: Figueroa re-signs with FCD
Transfer tribune: Tinnerholm, Ujah
Swedish daily Expressen reports that New York City FC have sealed a deal for Malmo right back Anton Tinnerholm. The 26-year-old, who recently claimed the Allsvenskan Defender of the Year award, is available on a free transfer wit his contract due to expire at year's end. READ MORE