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In recent weeks, top MLS officials have presented a detailed proposal to local politicians,...

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In recent weeks, top MLS officials have presented a detailed proposal to local politicians, outlining a plan for a 20,000- to 25,000-seat stadium on roughly eight acres near the northern end of the park. The plan, still in its nascent stages, would create a home for a brand-new league team, as yet unnamed. The league believes construction could be completed one to two years after the project receives the necessary approvals, according to officials briefed on the plans.

Pro Soccer Nearing Net in Flushing - WSJ.com NY2, possibly named the Cosmos, just took a huge step towards becoming reality. One could say it is now as likely as the Sonics coming back to Seattle.