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  1. U.S. aims to close gap on Mexico, the world

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- The United States hopes its historic victory at Estadio Azteca is a precursor of sorts, but nobody is mistaking it as a shift in the balance within the region's primary rivalry. The gap separating the Americans from Mexico remains inta...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. Struggles secondary in historic U.S. win

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- It was an historic victory, the first by the United States at Estadio Azteca in a series that dates to the 1930s, and those responsible couldn't have been more pleased with what they achieved. The Americans got a superb performance ...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  3. Odds against U.S., but Azteca win is the aim

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- El Tri has never lost to the United States in 20 meetings at Estadio Azteca, they're soaring following their under-23 team's gold-medal triumph at the London Olympics, the last competitive meeting between CONCACAF's powers was a full-o...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  4. Donovan: Mexico is a 'well-oiled machine'

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- Landon Donovan is a veteran of the soccer clashes with Mexico, one of the chief figures behind the United States' dominance in the rivalry from 2000 through early 2009 -- and one of the most hated U.S. players, at least on this side of...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  5. CLASICO: Joseph changes the landscape

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy and Chivas USA face off in one of the most meaningful of SuperClasico showdowns, surely the biggest since the 2009 playoffs, and a rivalry first-timer will be playing the wild-card role. The measure of Shalrie Joseph's impact ...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  6. SUPERCLASICO: Big guns lead explosive Galaxy

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy are deep into their transition from woeful underachievers to Major League Soccer title contenders, and although the cast of contributors is steadily growing -- just like last year -- it's the three Designated Players who have mad...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  7. Galaxy, Chivas on a roll heading into SuperClasico

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy and Chivas USA meet up in the second SuperClasico of the season on something of a roll, and Saturday night's showdown at Home Depot Center is clearly the most important meeting in the rivalry since L. A. captured the 2009 playoff...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  8. 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
  9. CHIVAS: Seattle provides stiff test in semis

    Scott French

    Chivas USA sits just 90 minutes -- perhaps 120; perhaps penalty kicks, too -- from playing for its first trophy, but it's not just the Seattle Sounders that stand in its way. History, too, has some say and plenty of sway, and it all favors the Sou...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  10. Beckham, Donovan make All-Star list

    Scott French

    David Beckham and Landon Donovan won the fans' vote for Major League Soccer's All-Star First XI, the first step in selecting the team that will take on European champion Chelsea later this month in Chester, Pa. MLS on Sunday announced the first 11...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  11. CHIVAS USA: 0-0 draw is an apt result

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chivas USA on Saturday night offered more of the same thing it's been offering all season long: solid defense, not enough chances -- not nearly enough goals. None, in fact. The scoreless draw with Vancouver, a most reasonable result, was...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  12. CHIVAS USA: Goats need goals, wins

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The steps Chivas USA has taken this season are apparent in the results the past two months: just one loss in 10 games of every stripe -- and that to Real Salt Lake -- with a march into the U.S. Open Cup's final four. How much further the...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  13. 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
  14. CHIVAS: Goats acquire Burling's rights

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chivas USA made a move toward alleviating its depth problem in central defense Friday, acquiring the rights to Bobby Burling while waiving fellow defender Scott Gordon. Burling, a 2007 Galaxy draft pick who spent all or part of three sea...

    Blog | July 06, 2012
  15. 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
  16. MLS Power Rankings: Midpoint assessment

    Scott French

    It's another busy Fourth of July in Major League Soccer history, with five games around the league, including this evening's Galaxy-Philadelphia clash -- with the requisite fireworks to follow -- out at Home Depot Center. The Galaxy have been home...

    Blog | July 04, 2012