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March 2nd, 2013

MLS Kicks Off Season

Major League Soccer’s regular season opens this weekend. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl joins Bill Littlefield to discuss whether or not the defending champion L.A. Galaxy, or the league itself, will be any good without what’s-his-name.

Interview
November 24th, 2012

David Beckham Leaving Los Angeles

After five-and-a-half seasons, soccer superstar David Beckham will play his last game with the L.A. Galaxy on December 1st. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl talks with Bill Littlefield about Beckham’s impact of Major League Soccer — past, present, and future.

Interview
October 27th, 2012

Red Bulls In MLS Playoffs, Future Status Less Certain

The New York Red Bulls are preparing to play in the MLS playoffs, but face the dual challenges of declining attendance and a potential regional rival. Jim Edwards of ‘Business Insider’ talked with Bill about the state of soccer in New York and postseason hopes for the Red Bulls.

Interview
October 27th, 2012

Houston Dynamo Undefeated At Home

The Houston Dynamo, coached by Dominic Kinnear, are undefeated at home this season, and prepare for postseason play. Jesus Ortiz of the ‘Houston Chronicle’ spoke with Bill about the team’s dominance and Kinnear’s coaching success.

Interview
October 27th, 2012

Vancouver Whitecaps Make MLS Playoffs

The Vancouver Whitecaps became the first Canadian soccer team to qualify for MLS postseason. Bill talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Iain MacIntyre about the team’s success and potential performance in their first match-up.

Interview
October 6th, 2012

Seattle Sounders Fans Head To The Polls

Some of Europe’s most accomplished soccer teams offer fans the opportunity to vote on club management. Now, the Seattle Sounders, a MLS team partially owned by comedian Drew Carey, is following suit. Bill speaks with Adrian Hanauer, the general manager whose job is on the line.

April 7th, 2012

Henry Shines, Beckham Falters At Start Of MLS Season

Two former European stars have had very different starts to this MLS season. New York forward Thierry Henry leads the league with five goals, while David Beckham and the LA Galaxy have lost two of their first three games. Bill Littlefield discusses to beginning of the MLS season.

March 10th, 2012

MLS Season 17 Begins

Major League Soccer will begin its 17th season this weekend. The Los Angeles Galaxy came out on top last season, winning the MLS cup over the Houston Dynamo. Bill Littlefield says their title defense is looking strong.

January 28th, 2012

MLS Prospects Try Their Feet At Art

Some people claim that soccer is the most artistic sport. Recently, six MLS prospects took that idea to a whole new level. KCUR’s Laura Spencer reports from Kansas City.

January 4th, 2012

David Beckham Will Stay With L.A. Galaxy

David Beckham, the star of Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy, will be staying stateside, not jumping back across the pond to Europe. Bill Littlefield wonders if Beckham’s new line of underwear is a factor.

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