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Interview
August 10th, 2013

Clint Dempsey Comes Home To MLS

Clint Dempsey’s decision to leave the English Premier League and sign with the Seattle Sounders shocked many. Bill calls on Alexi Lalas to help make sense of the move.

Commentary
July 27th, 2013

Commentary: Chivas USA Can’t Afford A Discrimination Suit

Los Angeles’ second MLS team is last in the Western Conference, but Chivas USA has bigger issues than its on-field performance. Bill Littlefield looks at the racial discrimination lawsuit filed by two former coaches and its potential impact on the league’s image.

In The News
May 21st, 2013

MLS To Add Second New York Team

New York has never been much of a one-team town. And soccer fans in the Big Apple will soon have two choices when it comes to MLS. The league announced Tuesday that an expansion team is coming to New York for the 2015 season.

Commentary
May 18th, 2013

Beckham’s Contributions Impossible To Ignore

As soon as David Beckham announced his retirement, some soccer commentators started saying he was never much of a player. Bill Littlefield disagrees.

In Depth
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.

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