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Past articles by Drake:

Why U.S. Soccer says Gregg Berhalter remains a candidate for USMNT job after investigation

U.S. Soccer is working to fill the USMNT head coach position, and former coach Gregg Berhalter is still in the hunt. Here's why. → Read More

Nashville SC cruises to 2-0 win over CF Montréal for best start in its MLS history

Nashville SC glides past CF Montréal, 2-0, to cement its best start in its brief MLS history. Here's how Nashville did it. → Read More

Nashville SC defender Nick DePuy out for 2023. Why coach Gary Smith has concerns about his trade

Nashville SC acquired Nick DePuy in January from LA Galaxy. Achilles surgery will sideline him for 2023, and coach Gary Smith isn't happy about it. → Read More

Nashville SC unveils 2023 Leagues Cup schedule for games vs. Colorado Rapids, Toluca

Nashville SC will play its first Leagues Cup games against U.S. and Mexican opponents this summer. Here's where and when you can watch the action. → Read More

Nashville SC score vs. New York Red Bulls: Live updates

Nashville SC aims for its first 2-0 start to an MLS season but will need a win at the New York Red Bulls on Saturday. Follow here for live updates. → Read More

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg join Nashville SC ownership group

Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg and the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo headline list of new Nashville SC minority owners. → Read More

Three X-factors for Nashville SC shine in 2023 season opener. Here's why that's important

Nashville SC handled New York City FC on Saturday largely without 2022 MLS MVP Hany Mukhtar. Here are three X-factors key to Nashville's 2023 success. → Read More

Hany Mukhtar on the bench for Nashville SC 2023 opener against NYCFC. Here's why

Nashville SC forward and reigning MLS MVP Hany Mukhtar is not in the starting lineup for Nashville's season opener against New York City. Here's why. → Read More

Nashville SC score vs. New York City FC: Live updates

Nashville SC dons its new "Man in Black" Johnny Cash jersey on Saturday against New York City FC in its 2023 season opener. Follow the game here. → Read More

MLS Advance pipeline program brings underrepresented coaches to the forefront. Here's how

MLS launches the "MLS Advance" pipeline program for underrepresented coaches and front office sporting roles. Here's why's that paramount. → Read More

NWSL franchise in Nashville? USWNT's Vlatko Andonovski, Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan say yes

The National Women's Soccer League has 12 teams with three on the way. Will Nashville be the fourth? The U.S. women's national team says yes. → Read More

2023 SheBelieves Cup: Everything to know about U.S. Women's National Team at Geodis Park

The SheBelieves Cup began Thursday in Orlando, Florida. But the U.S. women's national soccer team, Brazil, Canada, Japan come to Nashville on Sunday. → Read More

How do music icon Johnny Cash and Nashville SC align? John Carter Cash has the answer

Nashville SC unveiled its new "Man in Black" uniform, dedicated to Johnny Cash. But how do Nashville and Cash align? John Carter Cash explains. → Read More

A first look at Nashville SC's 'Man in Black' Johnny Cash uniform

Nashville SC released its 'Man In Black" jersey, designed by the Estate of Johnny Cash, Sandbox Succession and Wasserman Music. Here's a look. → Read More

Nashville SC: 10 stocks I'd buy, sell as 2023 preseason concludes

Nashville SC finishes its 2023 preseason with a game against FC Cincinnati on Friday in Tampa, Florida. Here's what has caught my attention so far. → Read More

MLS, Apple reveal show program titles, broadcast pairings for Season Pass

The five-hour. whip-around show on MLS Season Pass has name, and so do its pregame and post-game programs. Broadcasters for MLS announced. → Read More

MLS defender Jalil Anibaba retires from soccer, returns to Nashville SC. Here's why

The 34-year-old is one of the first former Nashville players to return to the club in an off-the-field role. Here's why that's important for him, and the club → Read More

Unpacking U.S. Soccer's 'clean canvas' and what it means moving forward

U.S. Soccer sporting director, USMNT general manager exits add to USMNT coaching vacancy. What's the plan for 2023, beyond? → Read More

Three key position battles to watch for Nashville SC in 2023 preseason

Nashville traded away and acquired starting-caliber players in defense and attack during the 2022 offseason. Here's who to watch during preseason. → Read More

Who will Nashville SC play in the 2023 Leagues Cup? Groups revealed for MLS, Liga MX teams

The Leagues Cup will feature teams from MLS and Mexico's Liga MX this summer. → Read More