"Our songs are never political, racist or sexist; Kobe Bryant says worse things than we do. We are not soccer hooligans. There are more fights amongst the parents at the AYSO games than there are at a Quakes game."
-- Dan Margarit, founder of the 1906 Ultras, the San Jose Earthquakes' most ardent followers, deflecting criticism that hard-core fan groups are betraying the family-friendly nature of MLS games. (San Jose Mercury-News)