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Formatting MLS, Part 4: Global Tradition, American Appeal

The debate between the so-dubiously-called “Euro-snobs” and the more “nationalistic” American soccer fans has created a clash of philosophies about the sport. Should we become more like Europe and adopt the Old World system of the game completely, or should … Continue reading

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Formatting MLS, Part 2: Logistics

To kick things off (pun not intended), I think we first need to look at the tangible; the physical world. Material challenges pose one of the biggest obstacles that American sports, especially soccer, need to navigate around. So let us … Continue reading

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USOC Fourth Round Wrap-Up

Eight games were on the docket last night in the fourth round of the US Open Cup. Despite not nearly as many upsets as the third round, it proved to be an exciting night of soccer in America. Here are … Continue reading

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Round Four… Fight!

US Open Cup Round Four is set to kick off tonight, and there are quite a few marque match-ups taking place. (Click the picture to see the whole bracket with all the 4th round games as well as results from … Continue reading

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MLS Falling

Now, how is it that so many proven MLS squads can go into matches against lower division teams and wind up getting shown a clinic, many on their home turf? We can claim the sorry old excuse of “congested schedules”, … Continue reading

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