Author Archives: Randy Capps

Weekend review – April 1-3

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It was a reduced schedule, but here are the results from the second week of MLS action: Thursday, April 1 Houston 2, Real Salt Lake 1 Los Angeles 2, Chivas USA 0 Saturday, April 3 Colorado 2, Chicago 2 New … Continue reading

MLS Changes Designated Player Rule

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According to the MLS Web site, the league has decided to add to its designated player rule. Effective immediately, teams will now have two designated player slots, and an option to buy a third. The third slot, it seems, would … Continue reading

MLS Master TV Schedule

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Here’s a look at the rest of the currently announced MLS TV schedule, starting on April 1. I feel like this would be a good time to mention that times and game selection are subject to change without notice…

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MLS Weekend Review – March 25-27

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Before we get into the weekend’s games, there is a bit of news today. Jon Busch, waived last week by the Fire, has reportedly signed with the San Jose Earthquakes. He’s a quality keeper, but the Earthquakes’ issues, I think, … Continue reading

2010 MLS Season Preview

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With weeks of labor talk dominating the MLS headlines, the start of the season has been sneaking up on me. Seems like a good time for a preview. Eastern Conference 1. Columbus Crew– It’s hard to bet against them winning … Continue reading

MLS, Players Union Reach Deal On New Collective Bargaining Agreement

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It’s game on for Major League Soccer in 2010. In a teleconference at around 1 p.m., MLS and its players’ union announced the agreement on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement. Details haven’t really been released yet, but it appears … Continue reading

MLS Labor Dispute – Players Up The Ante

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If you thought that MLS and its players union had until March 25 to avert a work stoppage and get a new collective bargaining agreement done, the timetable has moved up a bit. Multiple reports, quoting sources close to the … Continue reading

MLS Labor Dispute – An Owner Strikes Back

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For the last couple of weeks, we’ve read with interest as players have sounded off about the ongoing labor dispute between owners and players. Today, the owners strike back. AEG chief executive Tim Leiweke spoke at length with the Los … Continue reading

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MLS, Players Union Staring at March 25 Deadline

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Landon Donovan took a plane from London to Los Angeles on Sunday, wrapping up his 10-week loan spell with Everton. After hitting an In-N-Out, he’ll be getting set to start the MLS season with the Galaxy. Maybe. As I’m sure … Continue reading

MLS, Players Union Still Talking…For Now

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After a couple of days worth of meetings in Washington D.C. with federal mediator George H. Cohen, Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union agree on only one thing: There isn’t a work stoppage. Right now. Here’s the net … Continue reading