Barrett Batters Chicago With Brilliant Brace
Barrett Batters Chicago With Brilliant Brace

Chad Barrett unleashed a force which is a sportsblogger’s (writer’s) dream today.  Not only did he produce 2 goals against the Chicago Fire, he produced instant corny material to be used in titles for articles. On a more serious note, the performance put on by Toronto FC today was a […]

All Is Not Right in Toronto
All Is Not Right in Toronto

Toronto is not known for its successful sports teams these days.  The Maple Leafs, the Raptors, the Blue Jays, the Argonauts and of course, Toronto FC, all failed to make playoffs in their respective leagues last year.  Three (Leafs, Raptors and TFC) of the five teams are owned by MLSE.  […]

Landon Donovan: Stay Over There
Landon Donovan: Stay Over There

I was going to write something on MLS markets, but I read some articles today on why Donovan probably won’t stay in England…I think he should.  This is why. Landon Donovan is a marquee player.  I wouldn’t say he is world class, but he is certainly a good player in […]

NASL Stepping Up to Fill Important Gap
NASL Stepping Up to Fill Important Gap

Professional Soccer has often been a spottingly available product across North America, and MLS, as a Premier Division, cannot fill the gaps by itself.  This is where USL has often filled in, in the past, although USL has often been perceived as small market, for good reason in many cases. […]

MLS Facing Unmitigated Disaster
MLS Facing Unmitigated Disaster

Major League Soccer is a niche league, perhaps the largest niche league in North America (depending on your view of hockey and the NHL).  It lacks a lot of the tradition, and strength that can be found in older leagues such as the National Football League, or Major League Baseball.  […]