"There are two good people that for different reasons aren't part of this organization today, and that's a shame. The fact is, the players have to look deep inside themselves and understand they
have to be responsible for some of this. Am I angry we find ourselves in the situation we find ourselves in? Yes. This is not a fun week. The Galaxy hasn't made the playoffs for a couple years.
Punting on this season is not acceptable. It starts Thursday."
-- Tim Leiweke,
president of Los Angeles Galaxy owner AEG, after the announcement
that General Manager Alexi Lalas
was fired and Coach Ruud Gullit
resigned on Monday. (AP