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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. LOCALS: Rodrigo Lopez joins Orlando City

    Scott French

    Rodrigo Lopez tormented the L.A. Blues while leading Ventura County Fusion to a U.S. Open Cup upset a month and a half ago. Now he has the chance to do it all over again. The former Chivas USA and Portland Timbers midfielder, one of the foundations ...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. CHIVAS: New-look reserves share points

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Neither of Chivas USA's center backs Monday morning was under contract, and one of them hadn't played competitively in months -- focused more on his UCLA degree and keeping up with two young sons. One winger played on the indoor Anaheim Sp...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  4. GALAXY: Portland win breeds belief

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy had spent nearly a month in the Western Conference cellar before Sunday afternoon's victory over the Portland Timbers, but the weight of their performance -- and the circumstances in which it was achieved -- has them thinking the...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  5. GALAXY: Saunders' shutout lifts L.A.

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy was missing more than a third of its roster, with 11 players out with injuries or suspensions or off playing in Euro 2012, but Josh Saunders was back in the nets Sunday afternoon -- and he seemed to bring the spirit of last year ...

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  6. GALAXY: Is Saunders' return a sign?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The last time Josh Saunders touched a ball in a Major League Soccer game, he was making a stoppage-time save on a penalty kick to deliver for the Galaxy a victory at Colorado. Within a week, the goalkeeper was off in the league's Substan...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  7. OPEN CUP: Cal FC eyes another upset

    Scott French

    Since last week's stunning overtime upset of the Portland Timbers, Thousand Oaks' Cal FC has become a cause celebre, drawing worldwide attention and comparisons to "Hoosiers" and "Rocky" while opening doors to professional careers for its best player...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  8. GALAXY: Saunders plays, Leonardo hurt

    Scott French

    Josh Saunders made his return to action, Leonardo departed with an injury and the Galaxy finally held onto a lead, winning for the first time since late April in a most noteworthy MLS Reserve League clash. Two first-half free kicks were put away b...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  9. OPEN CUP: Cal FC tuned in for Sounders

    Scott French

    The stunning U.S. Open Cup run by Thousand Oaks' Cal FC has caught attention around the globe, and when Eric Wynalda's sort-of amateurs take on their second Major League Soccer foe next week, the cameras will be there. Fox Soccer announced on its ...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  10. OPEN CUP: Cal FC stuns Timbers

    Scott French

    Cal FC's stirring run through the U.S. Open Cup hadn't been all that unexpected -- this is a team filled with pros, remember, even if they're amateurs here, or at least close to it. But what the Thousand Oaks club pulled off Wednesday night defied...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  11. Winning just a start for Cal FC

    Scott French

    Eric Wynalda, one of the finest strikers America ever produced, has built a team somewhat in his own image, and it's taking on America's soccer establishment with impressive results. Thousand Oaks' Cal FC, a collection of misfit players with unden...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  12. L.A. BLUES: Tying champs a step forward

    Scott French

    Everything the L.A. Blues lacked in Tuesday's U.S. Open Cup defeat was present Thursday night, when they took the game to the USL Pro's top club and opened a two-game, three-day East Coast trek with a point. Portland Timbers loaner Bright Dike sco...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  13. OPEN CUP: Wynalda's club pulls an upset

    Scott French

    Eric Wynalda put together a team with a simple, perhaps unachievable goal: win the U.S. Open Cup. Thousand Oaks' Cal FC took another step toward that Tuesday night, routing USL Pro side Wilmington Hammerheads, 4-0, in North Carolina to advance to t...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  14. May 15/16: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, MAY 15 TELEVISION MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Portland Timbers at Houston Dynamo MLS Direct Kick, 5:30 p.m. The Dynamo opened new BBVA Compass Stadium on the weekend, with Brad Davis' marvelous goal beating D.C. United. The first night g...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  15. May 14/15: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, MAY 14 No events scheduled TUESDAY, MAY 15 TELEVISION MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Portland Timbers at Houston Dynamo MLS Direct Kick, 5:30 p.m. The Dynamo opened new BBVA Compass Stadium on the weekend, with Brad Davis' marvelous goal b...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  16. 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