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SBD/July 30, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
David Beckham Key To Future MLS Expansion, With Miami The Clear Front-Runner
Published July 30, 2013
STATE OF THE LEAGUE: Garber said that that the U.S. men's national team's CONCACAF Gold Cup victory is "further evidence that MLS is succeeding in producing the next line of stars." Garber: "When I look at their recent success in the Gold Cup, with a core of MLS players, it just proves the point that we're right on track." Meanwhile, Garber said that discussions for MLS' future TV contracts will "begin early this fall," as the league's deals with ESPN, NBC and Univision are set to expire after the '14 season (AP, 7/29).