Explaining the new era of player movement
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 30, 2:44 a.m.
A flurry of player moves has followed in the wake of MLS Cup, with the Expansion Draft and numerous trades indicating another busy offseason is underway.
Expansion Draft kicks off 2012 season a bit early
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 22, 3:05 p.m.
The season is barely over, and Galaxy Nation is still recovering from its victory and lavish Staples Center celebration, yet preparations for the 2012 campaign have already begun.
Beckham stays on message, trophy to go surfing?
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 21, 3:53 a.m.
In his post-MLS Cup comments, David Beckham showed the same consistency that marked his best, and possibly, last season in MLS: he revealed nothing about his future other than to reiterate, "We'll see."
No substitute for taking to the road
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 18, 6:49 p.m.
MLS Cup 2011 may be a harbinger of the future: the highest-seeded team to reach the final, the Los Angeles Galaxy, will host it Sunday against Houston.
Best playoff game ever? Galaxy-Real Salt Lake rates accolades but not top spot
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 7, 11:17 p.m.
I know a lot of fans and journalists and other observers have jumped aboard the Good Ship MLS somewhat recently, and to them I say, "Welcome aboard!"
RSL out to spoil Galaxy's lawn party
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 5, 3:54 p.m.
The MLS Western Conference final Sunday (TV: ESPN2/Deportes, 9 p.m. ET) matches Los Angeles and Real Salt Lake nearly two years after RSL beat the Galaxy on penalty kicks in MLS Cup 2009.
Top pair in East shares similarities
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Nov. 5, 2:50 a.m.
Two teams that missed out on the playoffs last year vie for aspot in MLS Cup Sunday when Sporting Kansas City hosts Houston Dynamo (TV: 5:30 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer) in the Eastern Conference final.