Drama of 'Survival Sunday' won't work in MLS
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 14, 2:02 a.m.
A dramatic rally earned Manchester City the Premier League title, and fluctuating scorelines played out a tense relegation battle for American viewers, yet such are incompatible with pro sports in America.
Doug Hamilton paved the way in Houston
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 11, 1:19 p.m.
When you watch a sellout crowd witness the Houston Dynamo's first game at the newest facility built specifically for an MLS team, pause a moment to remember the late Doug Hamilton.
MLS Power Rankings: San Jose takes over the top
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 8, 2:27 a.m.
A second straight loss by Sporting Kansas City dropped it out of the top spot and all the way to fourth, behind three Western Conference teams.
Dynamo is about to get very busy
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 7, 1:11 a.m.
No team has played fewer games than the half-dozen for Houston so far this season, and no team will be busier when it opens up a new stadium this weekend.
Perkins and Nyassi were just doing their jobs
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on May. 4, 1:37 a.m.
Attackers going for goals and goalies determined to prevent them will occasionally produce incidents like the one last weekend when Montreal's Sanna Nysassi accidentally kicked Portland keeper Troy Perkins in the face. Yet in this case, both men were within their rights.