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  1. David Beckham's legacy positions MLS for big things

    Scott French

    The search for David Beckham's true legacy in America is that he has positioned Major League Soccer for something really big.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  2. 2010: End of a dream ... and the Boss' finest hour

    Scott French

    Our countdown of 2010's top 10 soccer stories and newsmakers -- from a Southern California slant -- continues. Stories/No. 4: Dead dreams of 2022 The best-attended, most lucrative World Cup occurred 16.5 years ago in a country that didn't kno...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  3. GALAXY: Tim Leiweke 12th on 'influence' list

    Scott French

    Sports Business Journal released its annual "50 most influential people in sports business" list Monday, and just outside the top 10 is Tim Leiweke, whose sphere includes, prominently, the L.A. Galaxy. Leiweke, the president and CEO of Anschutz Ente...

    Blog | December 13, 2010
  4. NFL stadiums with World Cup in mind? Wise

    Scott French

    It's official. The group planning to build an NFL stadium in Industry is tweaking its design with an eye toward the World Cup, which the U.S. has bid to host in 2018 or 2022. It's the smart move. Southern California has staged three World Cup finals...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  5. MEXICO: Pachucas a winner, without Herculez Gomez

    Scott French

    Pachuca didn't fare so well in the brutal stretch to start its season -- America, Toluca, Santos, Cruz Azul and Monterrey in the first five weeks -- but the Tuzos are finally finding some success, with three successive wins taking them from 17th over...

    Blog | October 11, 2010
  6. World Cup inspectors wrap up U.S. visit

    Scott French

    The inspection tour of potential 2018 and 2022 World Cup sites wrapped up a brisk three-day, five-city look at the U.S., and Los Angeles wasn't on the itinerary. No surprise. A FIFA delegation headed by Chilean federation president Harold Mayne-Nich...

    Blog | September 10, 2010
  7. Beckham tops Forbes list; Galaxy owner in top 10

    Scott French

    Beckham Forbes has issued its annual report on soccer, and the Galaxy plays a prominent role, sort of, in its findings. Midfielder David Beckham, who might miss all of this season with a ruptured Achilles' tendon, is the sport's "highest earner,...

    Blog | Conversation | April 23, 2010