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Major League Soccer attendances climbed to record levels for a third straight year this season, putting the US top flight above Italy's Serie A and France's Ligue 1 in average gates, figures showed Monday. The 340 games of the 2016 regular season drew a total of 7,375,144 fans, an average of 21,692, figures released by MLS showed. It was the third consecutive year that MLS crowd numbers have risen, up slightly from the 2015 total of 7,326,899, or 21,574 per game.
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — During more than 50 years in the public eye, Tom Hayden went from firebrand college liberal to mainstream politician to elder political statesman. Through it all he remained the person he said he always wanted to be: someone dedicated to changing the world.