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  1. Dunivant makes All-Star list this time

    Scott French

    Fan balloting for the July 25 MLS All-Star Game begins Friday morning, and a name missing from last year's list of candidates has found its way onto the ballot: Galaxy defender Todd Dunivant's. He's one of six L.A. players eligible to make the All...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  2. 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
  3. CHIVAS USA: Goats showing true grit

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chivas USA last weekend heroically gutted out a victory over Major League Soccer's early Supporters' Shield leader. Now they'll try to do so again, and it will require the same kind of grit. That's what the Goats are counting on when the...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  4. CHIVAS USA: Minda's choice? His heart

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Oswaldo Minda grew into a commanding central midfielder while with Deportivo Quito, where he won three Ecuadoran titles in four years before signing with Chivas USA in December. His new club, of course, is strongly affiliated with the orig...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  5. Eastern supremacy: Houston or Sporting?

    Scott French

    A few hours before the Galaxy and Real Salt Lake kick off at Home Depot Center, the Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City battle for the Eastern Conference title and the other berth in the Nov. 20 MLS Cup in Carson. You've got questions? We've got...

    Blog | November 05, 2011
  6. CHIVAS USA: Goats understand what works

    Scott French

    Chivas USA's decision last week to test some tactical alternatives -- and then discard them before trying them out in a game -- could prove to be a masterstroke by rookie head coach Robin Fraser. His Goats, he says, are "starting to form an identi...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  7. MLS All-Star ballot missing Angel

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer's All-Star Game fan ballot was released Wednesday, and the name of its best striker over the last five years is nowhere to be found. Galaxy forward Juan Pablo Angel, who frankly hasn't played to an all-star standard in the seas...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  8. GALAXY: Becks targets victory in return

    Scott French

    David Beckham watched his Galaxy teammates give up a late equalizer Wednesday at Philadelphia from the comfort of his home, left behind to rest as L.A. delves more deeply into a congested schedule that will surely test its depth. Doesn't mean he lik...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  9. CHIVAS USA: Zarek Valentin gets physical

    Scott French

    When was rookie defender Zarek Valentin's welcome-to-the-MLS moment? Was it in the 10th minute, when Kei Kamara dodged his challenge and raced by, leaving him sprawled on his face before firing across the goalmouth. Or in the 33rd, when Kamara's h...

    Blog | March 21, 2011
  10. CHIVAS USA: It's personal, sort of, for Jimmy Conrad

    Scott French

    Jimmy Conrad expects his first few minutes wearing a Chivas USA jersey in a real game will be a bit emotional, but that has nothing to do with the red and white stripes. His tenure with the Goats begins Saturday night at Home Depot Center, and he ...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  11. MLS schedule: No rest for Gold Cup

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer unveiled its 2011 schedule Thursday, and if a big step forward has been taken with the decision to sit quiet on three FIFA International Fixture Dates -- Aug. 10, Sept. 3-4 and Oct. 8-9 -- then perhaps we should be questioning why...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  12. AROUND MLS: D.C. checks out Davies

    Scott French

    Charlie Davies, the U.S. national team forward whose World Cup hopes ended in a deadly car accident 16 months ago, has joined D.C. United to recharge his career. He joined D.C.'s camp in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Wednesday for a one-week trial. If D...

    Blog | February 07, 2011
  13. Kei Kamara might say sorry to Sierra Leone

    Scott French

    Lawndale's Kei Kamara is considering an apology for publicly criticizing Sierra Leone's soccer officials, hoping that will pave his road back to the national team. Kamara (Leuzinger HS/Cal State Dominguez Hills), a wing-forward with Sporting Kansas ...

    Blog | December 18, 2010
  14. Blue Star, Seahorses receive USL '10+' honors

    Scott French

    Two local Premier Development League clubs -- Orange County Blue Star and the Southern California Seahorses -- are being recognized for their longevity by the United Soccer Leagues. They're among six USL clubs, and three from the PDL, receiving "10+...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  15. Happy homecoming for Kei Kamara

    Scott French

    Tim Umphrey/Getty Images Kei Kamara sprints off to celebrate a goal last month against New England. Kei Kamara watched footage of a splendid Roger Milla goal from the 1990 World Cup last week and decided to emulate it. And then he did. The Kansa...

    Blog | September 20, 2010
  16. MLS WEEK 8: Kamara gets a 'do-over' for Wizards

    Scott French

    Lawndale's Kei Kamara became something of an Internet sensation after his spectacular miss in Kansas City's scoreless draw last month against the Galaxy, but he made no mistake when presented another chance. The veteran striker took his time, made s...

    Blog | May 17, 2010