"Our motto has always been ... you just deal with what you’re dealt. You don’t talk a lot about it. I've been reading a lot about the Galaxy having nine games in 31 days. I think we have eight games in 25. We just don’t make as big a thing about it. The less you think about it, the more positive your mindset is going into the situation."
-- Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid, whose team is second place in the Western Conference, four points behind the Los Angeles Galaxy, and is also competing in the Concacaf Champions League and has reached the U.S. Open Cup final. (MLSSoccer.com)