A reported meeting between the USSF and FC Dallas manager Oscar Pareja did not take place, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Atlanta United remain top, but it's FC Dallas and LAFC who are making the right moves at the business end of the MLS season.
Jay Simpson scored his first two goals of the season as the Philadelphia Union beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a goal and an assist as the LA Galaxy snapped a seven-match winless streak with a 3-0 victory against the Seattle Sounders.
FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Sunday to climb into first place in Major League Soccer's Western Conference.
Minnesota United jumped out to a 3-0 lead and held on despite losing a man to a red card in defeating the visiting Portland Timbers 3-2 Saturday.
NYCFC and the Montreal Impact each took a step closer to clinching a playoff spot on Saturday when the teams battled to a 1-1 tie at Stade Saputo.
Julian Gressel had a goal and an assist as Atlanta United FC defeated visiting Real Salt Lake 2-0 Saturday.
Alejandro Romero "Kaku" Gamarra and Derrick Etienne scored in the second half as the host New York Red Bulls defeated Toronto FC 2-0 Saturday.
Defender Walker Zimmerman scored a pair of goals and the Los Angeles Football Club took down the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic admitted his future is uncertain and declined Friday to commit to another season with the LA Galaxy.
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