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Archives: Don Garber

Don Garber Complains There’s Too Much Soccer On TV; Wants NFL Model

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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MLS Commissioner Don Garber has lost his marbles. In an interview yesterday with AP Sports Editors, Garber said: ”There’s more soccer on [US] television than any other sport by far. You’ve got European soccer. You’ve got Mexican soccer. You’ve got … Continue reading

Quick Friday Thoughts

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Houston and Seattle played a classic match last night on national television. The unsporting Freddy Montero was unable to hand the physical pounding Dom Kinnear and the Houston defenders had in store for the much hyped, but little regarded (at … Continue reading

The 2010 MLS Season: Fair To The World Cup & Balanced

Posted on by Brian Zygo

A common complaint about Major League Soccer is its failure or unwillingness to observe FIFA International breaks. As recently as this month we have seen MLS matches played at the same time as crucial World Cup Qualifiers involving the United … Continue reading

MLS Needs to Refocus on the Domestic Game

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Two weeks ago Commissioner Don Garber made some very disturbing remarks to the Associated Press. He indicated that MLS has to sign more foreign players and resemble European football more than it does currently to win over masses of football … Continue reading

Keep United in D.C. Day – May 9, 2009: A Grassroots Effort in Support of an MLS Team

Posted on by Brian Zygo

Whether you love or hate DC United, there is no denying that the Capital City’s club is an important part of Major League Soccer’s short history. Despite being one of the original MLS clubs, and despite winning 4 MLS Cups, … Continue reading

A Bridge Too Far?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Don Garber’s comments this week in a meeting with journalists indicated that the league will be aggressively working to improve the quality of its product. But at what cost to the development of the American player will this be achieved? … Continue reading

Not so Fantastic: Advice to the MLS from The Special One

Posted on by Brian Zygo

Love him or hate him, you cannot ignore Jose Mourinho, because he is the proverbial moth drawn to the media spotlight. This recent FIFA International Break found the Special One in the United States as he prepared for the World … Continue reading

If I Ran the MLS

Posted on by Brian Zygo

A couple weeks ago I was a guest on Mad About Futbol and the hosts asked me what I would do if I were the commissioner of the MLS. I kept my answer short and only touched on a couple … Continue reading

You’ve Got to be Kidding Me, Mr. Commissioner

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Commissioner Don Garber should know better. As the man most personally responsible for growing MLS into a palatable product in the United States, he should understand something very basic. As we discussed on today’s Daily 2Gs show on CSRN, the … Continue reading