More than one out of nine soccer writers don't like Cobi Jones

Hm, an all African-American Hall of Fame class. (Except for the Veteran and the Builder.) It probably doesn't mean anything in the long run, except as another example of how admirably apolitical American soccer is, that even this milestone has apparently gone totally unnoticed. I'm probably racist for noticing, even. Anyway, my initial reaction was […]

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A Vote For Bob Bradley is a Vote for Apartheid

Time for Paul Gardner to step aside: Disgusting. Repellent. Hateful. Odious. There is simply no earthly parallel between the US national team and ********ing apartheid. There are probably lots of good reasons to fire Bob Bradley and his entire staff, but this kind of smug, self-righteous garbage cheapens and poisons the debate. I'd call for […]

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Garber on the CBA, & Why The Players Should Just Shut Up

MLS Commissioner Don "Cohiba" Garber, in Manchester for the annual SOCCEREX world football business forum, where a "1-to-1" event featuring his own self was a scheduled attraction, had some conciliatory things to say regarding the state of the union. ​ I can't tell from press reports whether his comments were made in the course of […]

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