While it's still early in the season, ESPN recently released their "Money Issue" where they list team payrolls from across the world for many sports, including MLS. I've always been interested in teams that do the most with the least, and also whether teams who are spending more ultimately achieve greater results.
Although it's still early in the season, here's a look at how MLS teams' Points Per Match compare to their total and average salary data.
The data pretty much speaks for itself, but here's three views of the chart.
By Average PPM:
By Average Salary:
By AveragePPM per Average Salary (poor, poor Toronto):