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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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Semi-Finals of 2012 US Open Cup

There are two remaining games in the US Open Cup before the final. That means another round of predictions, albeit a truncated version. With all four teams remaining being MLS clubs, I’m thinking it’ll be an all-out slugfest with top … Continue reading

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Formatting MLS, Part 1: Introduction

There’s been a lot of talk lately about what sort of format is the most ideal for MLS. Whether it’s the single-table crowd versus the conference crowd; or the promotion/relegation proponents versus the traditional American major/minor league favorites; there are … 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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Crisis in Carson; Or, How I Came to Love the LA Galaxy

Coming off of some disturbing comments from Landon Donovan, it seems natural to me to arrive at the question of “What would a post-Donovan LA Galaxy look like?”.

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