Does High Altitude Make for a Serious Home Field Advantage in the MLS?

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Every now and then when people talk about home games for Real Salt Lake and Colorado Rapids they talk about the effect of altitude on visiting teams. Michael Bradley mentioned it when he said"[Real Salt Lake] is a good team...Obviously, playing in altitude always presents certain things you'll have to deal with and, again, we'll go on the road to a difficult place to play … [Read more...]

Review of Borg’s Instant Replay Video

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So this is my review of Simon Borg's review from week two action. These aren't even all of the controversial calls, just most of them. 1. Impact's Felipe deserved a red. Being apologetic doesn't get you out of a card Felipe. 2. Yep, Impact's Bernadello should have gotten a red instead of a yellow for his cheap swipe from behind. 3. Borg is wrong. Impact's … [Read more...]

LA Galaxy Off-Season Summary

LA Galaxy Offseason Summary

If you were lost somewhere all offseason, and you just realized that you need to catch up on the LA Galaxy then this is your guide! A lot has happened. Fun side note, it was pointed out that LD is a World Cup goal scoring beast!┬áRead more... Players Subtracted Carlo Cudicini and Michael Stephens will not return for the 2014 season.┬áRead more... Jose Villarreal … [Read more...]

My Fantasy Team So Far

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This is my fantasy team so far. Fortunately we have unlimited transfers right now, because my lineup could really change before opening day. I think Sheanon Williams got hurt and came out of the game last night so that might have change. Irwin and Kennedy are relatively cheap, and they are known quantities that I think should only improve this year. I think E. Miller and … [Read more...]