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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.

November 19th, 2011

2011 MLS Cup: L.A. Takes On Houston

Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl speaks with Bill Littlefield to preview Sunday’s MLS championship game, which will feature the L.A. Galaxy against the Houston Dynamo.

October 25th, 2011

New England Revolution And Nicol Part Ways

The New England Revolution have fired Steve Nicol after a decade as the MLS franchise’s head coach. Bill Littlefield reflects on Nicol’s tenure.

July 30th, 2011

MLS All-Stars: Winning Isn’t Everything

Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the MLS All-Stars’ performance.

April 30th, 2011

Talking Soccer With Grant Wahl

Real Salt Lake lost to Mexican club Monterrey in a game that could have put an MLS team in the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time. The loss was disappointing, but it could also be an image changer for American soccer. Meanwhile, across the pond, Barcelona is one step away from the Champions League title game. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl checks in with Bill to discuss the world of soccer.

March 19th, 2011

The 16th MLS Season Kicks Off

Tuesday night’s game between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders marked the start of the 16th season of Major League Soccer. Bill analyzes some of the moves MLS has made to gain more recognition among sports fans.

October 7th, 2010

Still Bending it Like Beckham

While most sports fans are watching the baseball playoffs, NFL’s Week 5, or the NHL’s Opening Day, Bill Littlefield still has his eyes on Major League Soccer.

September 25th, 2010

Saturday, September 25, 2010

This week on Only A Game, will Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid’s decision to start Michael Vick at quarterback pay off? Plus, we figure out how Buck Showalter turned around the last-place Baltimore Orioles, and Jon Wertheim discusses changing attitudes to mental illness in sports.

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