The road-heavy span is over. Seattle gets four of its next six matches at CenturyLink Field, starting Saturday against New England. And, of course, the MLS Cup rematch with Toronto FC looms a week later in Seattle.
Run through practice with Seattle Sounders veteran forward Clint Dempsey as the Major League Soccer champions open the 2017 season with preseason training camp at the Starfire Sports complex in Tukwila.
Several hundred jubilant Sounders FC fans feel the thrill of hoisting the Sounders FC MLS Cup trophy. Governor Jay Inslee, Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer and former players Kasey Keller and Roger Levesque raise the team flag on the Capitol campus.