Leander Schaerlaeckens writes Sporting Kansas City is a legit MLS Cup contender, plus about the unlikely success of Titi and Kenny, the late-game stumbles of the Portland Timbers and the CCL hangover that defined Week 5 in MLS.
Is Juan Agudelo's development in jeopardy at the New York Red Bulls? Leander Schaerlaeckens examines his potential fight for playing time in 2012.
2011 was nothing but disappointment for the high-priced Red Bulls, but will a shaky back line and inexperienced goalkeeper doom them in 2012?
The scrappy style of Portland Timbers' vocal coach John Spencer has inspired the expansion MLS side to punch above its weight through hard, honest work, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
With 10 weeks in the books, the 2011 Major League Soccer season is shaping up to be a memorable one. So we thought we'd stop resisting premature most valuable player speculation and get in on the fun.
After Portland's Kenny Cooper had a perfectly good header disallowed, we can reach only one conclusion: MLS refereeing is officially a problem, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.