"It's good to get your ass kicked at this time of the year, just to remind you that this is the real thing."
-- Seattle coach Sigi Schmid sees the silver lining on his
team's 5-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. The Sounders gave up the second-fastest goal in MLS history, were down 2-0 by the 10th minute and went into halftime trailing 4-0. (MLSSoccer.com)