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Womens 7s Captains

Women's 7s in Japan - This weekend marks the fourth stop on the HSBC Women's Sevens circuit when 12-teams match up in Kitakyushu. 

The USA schedule for Saturday April 20th:

v. England at 10:52 a.m.

v. Fiji at 13:36 p.m.

v. Ireland at 16.20 p.m.

The Eagles stand second in the rankings:

1. New Zealand - 60 points

2. USA - 48

3. Canada - 46

4. Australia - 46

5. France - 32

The Black Ferns have won the first three events. 

The top four nations will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

After Japan, the next tournament will be in Langford, Canada. The series ends in Biarritz, France.

Matches streamed live at www.worldrugby.org.

Major League Rugby - The eleventh week of play features four matches. Schedule follows with television stations and times:

April 20 - Glendale at San Diego - 5 p.m. ET * ESPN+. Fox 5 San Diego

April 20 - Utah at RUNY 7:30 p.m.- ET * CBSSN

April 21 - Houston at Toronto - 2 p.m. ET * ESPN+, Game TV, KUBE

April 21 - NOLA at Seattle - 10 p.m. ET * CBSSN

Standings to-date:

NOLA = 43 points

Seattle = 37

San Diego = 36

Glendale = 33

RUNY = 32

Toronto = 24

Houston = 11

Utah = 10

Austin = 4

Major League Soccer Expansion- The successful MLS announced today that the league would expand eventually to 30 teams. Currently, MLS has 24 teams playing in an East and West division. Sacramento and St. Louis have been asked to submit bids for future franchises. On tap already are Nashville and Miami in 2020, and Austin joining in 2021. Fee for joining is $200 million.