05-Mar-2018 03:05:00 | ESPNFC
Columbus Crew SC got the better of Toronto FC in the first MLS match of 2018, handing the reigning champions a surprising home defeat. Major League Soccer and Columbus Crew SC owners Precourt Sports Ventures are being sued by the Ohio attorney general and the city of Columbus in an effort to keep the club from relocating to Austin, Texas.
The suit, filed on Monday, cites untested 1996 legislation known as the "Modell Law," which was passed in response to Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell moving the NFL team to Baltimore.
The law says a team receiving government funding must give six months notice as well as an opportunity for...