Category Archives: MLS Cup

MLS Cup: Who will win?

The 2011 MLS Cup Final is being considered in most circles as a mis-match between the strongest team in the league and a team that road a hot streak into the post season. The Los Angeles Galaxy are the heavy … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Gonzalez focused on cup, not caps, as Galaxy’s defensive leader

By JOSE M. ROMERO The big man in the middle has quietly become a star for the Los Angeles Galaxy, but there's one more thing for standout centerback Omar Gonzalez to achieve this season to go with his Defender of … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Cristman ready to step in for Barrett

                   Photo by ISIPhotos.com By ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. – The Los Angeles Galaxy may boast a star-studded lineup, but it's who is not going to be on the field that may prove … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Galaxy wary of Ching threat

By ADAM SERRANO CARSON,Calif.–The Houston Dynamo may be without their MVP candidate, but the Los Angeles Galaxy are keenly aware that the Dynamo will still have another key weapon in their attack. Dynamo captain Brian Ching has enjoyed a stellar … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup arrives in LA

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SBI’s MLS Cup Bash in Los Angeles

   MLS Cup is right around the corner, which means not only a chance for the league to crown a new champion, but a chance for readers and fans to party with SBI. Soccer By Ives will be hosting an … Continue reading »

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Real Salt Lake dismantles Seattle at Rio Tinto

By JOSÉ M. ROMERO Much was made of Real Salt Lake's regular season-ending six-match winless streak and how it might be a sign that RSL is in trouble heading into the playoffs. On Saturday night, Real Salt Lake put that … Continue reading »

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SBI staff’s MLS playoff predictions

Photo by David Bernal/ISIphotos.com When it comes to MLS playoff predictions, there's one thing that the SBI staff can agree on — the 2011 MLS Cup winner will come from the Western Conference. Which team ends up getting the job … Continue reading »

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Home Depot Center to host MLS Cup

  Major League Soccer's not-so-secret announcement of this year's MLS Cup venue has officially been made public. The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., will be the site of the 2011 MLS Cup final, marking the fourth time the event … Continue reading »

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A look back at the 2010 MLS Cup Weekend

  The 2010 MLS Cup Final will be remembered for a hard-fought game, disappearing fans and some frigid weather conditions, but the weekend itself should be remembered for being entertaining and Toronto should be remembered for throwing one heck of … Continue reading »

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Traveling fans bring spirit, flavor to MLS Cup

  By TRAVIS CLARK TORONTO – Traveling a few thousands miles on short notice can be a bit of a drag. But when it's to support your respective home team in the MLS Cup final in a city you've never … Continue reading »

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Missed chances, misfortune doom FC Dallas in Cup final

By JOSE M. ROMERO TORONTO — George John could only sit at his locker and stare into space, trying to forget every defender's nightmare that he'd just experienced moments earlier. In a sullen and quiet, almost puzzled FC Dallas locker … Continue reading »

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