Ulises Segura - Costa Rica - Takes a shot vs. Panama - 2017 Gold Cup
USA Today Sports Images

Kick Off: 2018 Home Openers revealed! | Catch the Nashville announcement

Here is everything you need to know about MLS and North American soccer this morning:

Every 2018 Home Opener revealed!

The league has released the dates and matchups for the 2018 regular-season home openers of each MLS club. Defending champs Toronto FC will kick off the new term by "welcoming" Trillium Cup rivals Columbus on March 3. READ MORE

Tune in for a major soccer announcement in Nashville

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will be in Nashville for a major announcement on Wednesday. The event will be live streamed here at MLSsoccer.com starting at 5 p.m. ET. READ MORE

TFC's Vanney claims major CONCACAF prize

The winning carried on for Toronto FC boss Greg Vanney, who picked up the CONCACAF Men's Coach of the Year award on Tuesday. By taking the prize, he became the first MLS coach honored. READ MORE

Topping the treble? Toronto chasing fourth title

Speaking of the Reds, they are aiming for low roster turnover because they feel that gives them the best shot at adding a CONCACAF crown in next year's Champions League. READ MORE

Fun with Free Kicks

We've been rolling through the season's Best of MLS packages, and these filthy free kicks feature – of course – both free-wheeling feet of the Atomic Ant, Sebastian Giovinco. WATCH VIDEO

CCL: New format = new plans

While MLS coaches are feeling sunny about the changes enacted for the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League, Arielle Castillo warns that the new format also means they need to get the squad squared away earlier this offseason. READ MORE

Transfer talk: Ticos pair to MLS?

The league's Ticos pipeline reportedly remains open, with MARCA.com scribe Arch Bell on to a pair of fresh catches from Saprissa. He's saying that Costa Rica international midfielder Ulises Segura is almost set for D.C. United, while defender Julio Cascante heads to Portland. READ MORE

Exports: Froese inks first-team deal with Dusseldorf

Young Canada midfielder Kianz Froese seems closer than ever to a 2.Bundesliga debut after signing a first-team contract with table-toppers Fortuna Duesseldorf. The Vancouver Whitecaps product has played all across attacking midfield for the reserves, and even wore the armband in an October match. READ MORE

MLSsoccer.com Must-Watch

Best of MLS: Re-live 2017's longest-distance launches