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  1. L.A. BLUES: Jean-Baptiste arrives on loan

    Scott French

    Bright Dike has returned to Portland after energizing the L.A. Blues attack with six goals over a seven-game span, but the Fullerton-based USL Pro club picked up something good from the Timbers. Center back Andrew Jean-Baptiste, a first-round pick...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  2. GALAXY: Jimenez attacks from the back

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Leonardo got a full half and Brian Perk played for the first time since preseason, substantial developments both, as the Galaxy and San Jose Earthquakes traded penalty kicks in an MLS Reserve League game Tuesday. More significant, perhap...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. BLUES: Timbers' Dike adds to attack

    Scott French

    FULLERTON -- The L.A. Blues battled from behind again Sunday -- twice, this time -- and picked up another point, but a bigger addition arrives Monday. Blues head coach/general manager Charlie Naimo said after his team's 2-2 USL Pro draw with the Wil...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  4. GALAXY: D better, but K.C. dominates

    Scott French

    Could it possibly just be that the Galaxy isn't very good? It's something worthy of consideration following their latest defeat, a 1-0 decision Saturday afternoon to a vastly superior Sporting Kansas City side, in which L.A.'s vaunted attack -- mi...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  5. GALAXY: No 'charisma,' Barrett admits

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chad Barrett's sharpness in front of the net was the biggest plus for the Galaxy in their loss to Chivas USA in Monday's MLS Reserve League opener, and it opens the door to changes that might ignite L.A.'s attack in the real games. Barre...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  6. GALAXY 2012: Key men on the field

    Scott French

    MOST IMPORTANT FIGURE There are two who stand out among many: David Beckham and Landon Donovan. Beckham is the engine, the deep-lying playmaker whose ability to serve a ball, any length, on a dime makes the attack go. That's hardly all he brings: Hi...

    Blog | March 09, 2012
  7. GALAXY: Keane can't make happy home

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane will depart his short-term loan with Aston Villa in two weeks without something he dearly wanted: a victory in front of the home fans. Villa offered little in attack in Sunday's 1-0 English Premier League loss to first-place Manchester ...

    Blog | February 12, 2012
  8. MLS DRAFT: Chivas goes on the attack

    Scott French

    Chivas USA has some clear needs and this year's draft class has some real depth, so when the fifth pick arrived in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft, Robin Fraser and his staff had some tantalizing options to consider. Maryland striker Casey Townsend, per...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  9. GALAXY: McLeish admits Keane push

    Scott French

    Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish on Thursday finally confirmed what everybody already knew, that he's trying to sign Galaxy forward Robbie Keane on a two-month loan deal. McLeish is looking to bolster a Villa attack that has scored just 22 goals in ...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  10. Chivas USA gets Sporting Kansas City's Ryan Smith for two supplem...

    Scott French

    Chivas USA gets Sporting Kansas City's Ryan Smith for two supplemental draft picks.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  11. CHIVAS USA: Goats trade for K.C.'s Smith

    Scott French

    Chivas USA bolstered its midfield attack during Major League Soccer's four-hour trade window Monday, sending a pair of supplemental draft picks to Sporting Kansas City for Englishman Ryan Smith. Read the full story here....

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  12. MLS CUP: Two big keys to the title

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Expect a tight, physical, tactical battle in Sunday evening's MLS Cup final at Home Depot Center, with both teams looking to implement a direct attack -- and the Galaxy, in their home stadium, likely the aggressors, at least to start. Wh...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  13. MLS CUP: Beckham's bend just the start

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy's attack relies so much on David Beckham's service, quite understandable given the quality of that service. The English star has been renowned primarily for his golden right foot, which can deliver balls over distance to speci...

    Blog | November 20, 2011
  14. GALAXY: Barrett out of MLS Cup

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's attack just got weaker for next week's MLS Cup final against Houston. Forward Chad Barrett is out after dislocating his right ankle in the team's training session Thursday at Home Depot Center. For the full story, click this link....

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  15. Los Angeles Galaxy's Chad Barrett (ankle) to miss MLS Cup final

    Scott French

    Galaxy forward Chad Barrett will miss the MLS Cup after dislocating his right ankle in the team's training session Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  16. UCLA off to Stanford with a tie

    Scott French

    UCLA's showdown at Stanford is still on, but the glamor quotient has been dialed down. The third-ranked Bruins posted their fourth straight shutout but struggled to create an attack and settled for a 0-0 draw Friday at Cal, the first blemish on th...

    Blog | October 08, 2011