Sports Briefing | Soccer
M.L.S. Cup in Toronto
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: March 30, 2010
Major League Soccer’s title game will be played in Toronto for the first time, on Nov. 21 at BMO Field. The field was converted to grass this season, and the stadium, which hosted the league’s 2008 All-Star Game, is undergoing renovations that will increase its capacity to 21,800.
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