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2015 MLS season preview: LA Galaxy

  • Three MLS Cup championships in last four years (2011, 2012, 2014)
  • Defeated New England Revolution, 2-1 (ET), in 2014 MLS Cup final
  • Qualified for MLS Cup Playoffs every year since 2009…
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Introducing The First Annual MLS/USMNT Player Value Rankings! (Part I)

Now that we know it’s actually happening, it’s no secret that 2015 is the most important MLS season ever for USMNT fans. For the first time in a decade a majority of the Yanks’ best 23 players are playing at home, or up north in Canada, for MLS clubs. 2,088 more words

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Off-Season Reads, Pre-Season Reviews: A Selection of Recent Soccer Books, Part I

Major League Soccer has a lot of problems.

Understatement is fun, huh. But I’m not going to go on about its byzantine rules that are somehow at once protean and inflexible. 1,423 more words

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THE SUNDAY REVIEW: Coming Out to Play by Robbie Rogers

So, let me just say this up front: I don’t usually like autobiographies. Maybe it’s because I spend most of my days in the hospital listening to people talk about themselves, or maybe I’m just emotionally stunted and only like YA/NA. 273 more words

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Klinsmann ready to talk with Rogers, says back came close to January call-up

Jurgen Klinsmann has responded to Robbie Rogers, better late than never.

The United States men’s national team head coach claims he didn’t realize Rogers’ communications to him after coming out as gay two years ago required a reply, and has no problem chatting with the left back. 240 more words

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Robbie Rogers unsure where he stands with USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann after coming out two years ago

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers would, perhaps one day, like to play for the US national team again. For that to happen, though, as Rogers puts it, he’ll first need to have a serious “life conversation” with USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann. 634 more words

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Robbie Rogers on FIFA's stance on gay athletes: 'Our lives don't matter'

Robbie Rogers, L.A. Galaxy player and the first active openly gay player in Major League Soccer, is not happy with FIFA’s decision to hold the 2018 and 2022 World Cups in Russia and Qatar, respectively. 278 more words

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