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}} {{dead link|date=June 2010}}</ref> becoming Major League Soccer's second commissioner, succeeding [[Doug Logan]]. One of his first moves as commissioner was to bring the league more in line with the international standard, eliminating the shootout and letting the referee keep the time on the field.<ref name="test">[http://http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1999-11-20/sports/9911200162_1_mls-cup-mls-commissioner-don-garber-fans], additional text.</ref> Overtime and a fourth keeper sub were the only surviving non-standard rules, and both would go after the 2003 season.
 
After the 2001 season, two teams, the [[Miami Fusion]] and the [[Tampa Bay Mutiny]] were contracted, which helped lead to the financial stabilization of the league.
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