It's been well-known that Toronto FC's looking to make dramatic changes this offseason following a 5-21-8 MLS campaign, the worst in the league this year by points and the worst in their history by wins, and they may have made their first major move. Well-connected Washington Post soccer writer Steven Goff broke the news Tuesday morning that long-time D.C. United executive Kevin Payne, a man who helped put together the initial investors for that club and has been with the team since its 1996 formation in a variety of roles including president, general manager and CEO, is leaving that club and headed to Toronto. As of 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, there had been no official confirmation from Toronto F.C., but this would certainly fit with Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber's comments Monday that the team was planning "bold moves"; a guy like Payne has a tremendous MLS background, and would be a very splashy hire. The question is if he'll be able to turn the team around.Read More »from Is Kevin Payne the man to fix Toronto FC?
Neate Sager is a blogger for Yahoo! Sports.