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.
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.
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.
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.
Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on the MLS All-Stars’ performance.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The MLS is still having trouble catching on in the USA, but in Toronto the team’s pro soccer squad sells out almost every match thanks to its boisterous, flag waiving supporters that call themselves the Red Patch Boys. Check out Sean Cole’s photos here and listen to his story about the Red Patch Boys Saturday on Only A Game.