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  1. CHIVAS: Sounders end Open Cup dream

    Scott French

    Chivas USA's quest for a trophy ended the same place its last real quest met its end, where every quest, at least for this trophy, seems to come to a close. The Goats ran into the Seattle Sounders in Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup semifinals, and if th...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  2. July 7/8: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, JULY 7 TELEVISION MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City MLS Direct Kick, 5 p.m. The Dynamo have played only three road games since their stadium opened two months ago, and didn't win any of them. K.C. is a tou...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  3. CHIVAS: Open Cup final would be away

    Scott French

    The scenarios for the U.S. Open Cup final have been unveiled, and everybody has a shot at a home game except Chivas USA. The Goats would play at Sporting Kansas City or Philadelphia Union if they topple three-time defending champion Seattle Sounde...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  4. MLS Power Rankings: Open window

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer's second transfer window opens Wednesday, so big-name players -- some from Euro 2012 -- could soon be enthralling North American audiences. Well, at least in theory. Some big names have been bandied about as potential acquisiti...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  5. OPEN CUP: Sounders next for Goats

    Scott French

    Chivas USA has reached the U.S. Open Cup semifinals for the second time in club history. A familiar foe awaits. The Goats will meet three-time defending champion Seattle Sounders, who won the meeting in the semis two years ago, on July 10 in Tukw...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  6. MLS Power Rankings: Technology time

    Scott French

    In just a matter of days, the argument over goal-line technology has been settled. They'll still argue, but after Ukraine was denied a legitimate goal in Tuesday's 1-0 loss to England at Euro 2012, the discussion is moot. "After last night's match...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  7. MLS Power Rankings: Ch-ch-ch-changes

    Scott French

    The first coaching changes of the Major League Soccer have come down, neither all that surprising, although one of them is disappointing. Philadelphia on Wednesday cut ties with Peter Nowak, who took the Union to the playoffs in year two, then dis...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  8. MLS Power Rankings: No upset here

    Scott French

    Upsets are good for the U.S. Open Cup, so Major League Soccer's difficulties this year parsing through the competition has made for a more exciting and substantial tournament. More steps toward that should be taken. Soccer by its nature often rewa...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  9. OPEN CUP: 3 USL Pro clubs advance

    Scott French

    The U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals are set after a wild fourth round that provided four overtime games and just one major upset, and the biggest story of the round concerns the USL Pro's unexpected success. All three third-division teams in action Tu...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  10. MLS Power Rankings: A little break

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer is taking a couple of weeks off, for the most part. Yes, there are more U.S. Open Cup matches next week, one league game this weekend and another next weekend, plus the usual amount of MLS Reserve League action, but this is the le...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  11. MLS Power Rankings: 1 vs. 2, again

    Scott French

    Sporting Kansas City beat Real Salt Lake a few weeks ago in a battle between No. 1 and No. 2, according to most of the Major League Soccer "Power Rankings" scattered around the blogosphere. Now we're at it again. This time it's the Seattle Soun...

    Blog | May 09, 2012
  12. MLS Power Rankings: Cali's other club

    Scott French

    The best team in Major League Soccer at the moment that isn't Sporting Kansas City -- and maybe you can include it, too -- could be considered local, sort of, for neutrals at this end of the state. The San Jose Earthquakes are off to a 6-1-1 start...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  13. MLS Power Rankings: Embrace the future

    Scott French

    The soccer world appears, more or less, determined to accept goal-line technology, slowly accepting that justice -- being fair and accurate about whether goals count -- trumps a century and a half of tradition. It's coming soon, perhaps to Major L...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  14. MLS Power Rankings: Who's really No. 1?

    Scott French

    Sporting Kansas City won the big showdown last weekend, beating Real Salt Lake in a battle of conference leaders to improve to 6-0-0 -- just the third Major League Soccer team ever to win its first six -- and vault back into the top spot in the Suppo...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  15. MLS Power Rankings: Game of the year?

    Scott French

    It's barely a month into a long season, but Major League Soccer's "Game Of The Year" -- regular-season edition -- is already upon us. Perhaps. Real Salt Lake (5-1-0) and Sporting Kansas City (5-0-0), the two best teams in the league after five wee...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  16. 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