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MLS Grab Bag, Week 2: No dimples for Golden Balls, slow starts, and cooking the books
16:00 Friday 9th March 2018

Welcome to the second week of coverage at MLS Grab Bag. Each week we’ll review interesting developments from the week, preview key weekend matches, and, you know, stuff. Let them play golf After two years of battling various litigants,…

Usa
Only room for one team in MLS Western Conference
19:36 Friday 1st December 2017

If you ever played Cowboys and Indians as a kid, you probably uttered the line, “This town ain’t big enough for the two of us!” Most times the town was in Texas because it was fun to feel big and strong, and everything is…

Usa
MLS Conference Finals: Only one team with no 1st leg to stand on
16:46 Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Major League Soccer’s conference final first legs took place on Tuesday evening because that’s how MLS rolls. Apparently, the league would rather piggyback the UEFA Champions League, which most of its audience must save on DVR to…

America
MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Pull your second leg out
15:27 Wednesday 8th November 2017

With one game oddly scheduled for last Thursday, the other three played out Sunday, MLS goes into the international break with its semifinal matchups set. Thursday, November 2nd Western Conference #2 Seattle Sounders  2 (2-0) 0  #3…

America
MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Put your first leg in
16:00 Wednesday 1st November 2017

Sunday through Tuesday, the first legs in the four MLS conference semifinals took place. Here's a quick review for each seeded fixture. SundayWestern Conference#3 Vancouver Whitecaps 0-0 #2 Seattle SoundersTo be fair, only two franchises averaged…

America
MLS wildcards once again prove playoffs wholly different than regular season
12:00 Sunday 29th October 2017

Four midweek MLS matches produced opponents for the top two sides in each conference's semifinals while re-emphasising the gap between season and playoffs. While the North American sports media likes to promote any competition's regular season…

Opinion
MLS ruining its own product by playing crucial matches during international window
15:30 Friday 6th October 2017

MLS' refusal to respect FIFA's calendar by playing through international breaks may be rude, arrogant, and greedy. More importantly, it's suicidal. Major League Soccer is doing the same thing they did long before Donald Trump was elected: ignoring…

Football
MLS Cup Final - A Brief Look Ahead
02:20 Friday 18th November 2011

This coming Sunday, the 2011 MLS Season will be capped off with the Cup Final held at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles between the David Beckham led LA Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo.What might turn out to be an interesting match is going…