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  1. MLS Power Rankings -- Week 14: Sounding the Alarm

    Jeff Carlisle


    Blog | June 02, 2014
  2. MLS 2014 Preview: Timbers look to pick up from last season

    Jeff Carlisle

    2013 recap: Manager Caleb Porter engineered an impressive turnaround, one that saw the Timbers finish atop the Western Conference. Portland did so in style, with Diego Valeri and Darlington Nagbe leading a dynamic, possession-based attack. Real Salt ...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  3. MLS 2014 Preview: Galaxy aim to return to contention

    Jeff Carlisle

    2013 recap: The Galaxy's bid for a three-peat fell short, as L.A. couldn't find a way past Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference semis. The May trade of Mike Magee for what proved to be an ineffective Robbie Rogers came back to haunt the Galaxy, a...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Salt Lake's edge to be tested by Portland's home advantage

    Jeff Carlisle

    The second leg of the Western Conference finals (9 p.m. ET Sunday, ESPN and WatchESPN) looks to be a case study in reverse psychology. Real Salt Lake, winners of the first leg 4-2, is riding a wave of confidence. The return of Chris Schuler has d...

    Blog | November 23, 2013
  5. Remembering the greatest game in MLS history

    Jeff Carlisle

    Ten years later, it's still the greatest game in MLS history. On Nov. 9, 2003, the San Jose Earthquakes and the Los Angeles Galaxy met in the second leg of their Western Conference semifinal series. And on that chilly evening at Spartan Stadium, t...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  6. MLS 2013 Team Preview: LA Galaxy

    Jeff Carlisle

    2012 record and finish: 16-12-6 (4th place in Western Conference; MLS Cup champions) Additions: G Carlo Cudicini, M Colin Clark, F Gyasi Zardes, D Oscar Sorto, D Greg Cochrane, M Rafael Garcia, D Kofi Opare, F Charlie Rugg Losses: M David Beckh...

    Blog | March 01, 2013
  7. MLS 2013 Team Preview: Seattle Sounders

    Jeff Carlisle

    2012 record and finish: 15-8-11 (3rd place in Western Conference) Additions: M Shalrie Joseph, D Djimi Traore, M Lamar Neagle, D DeAndre Yedlin, F Eriq Zavaleta, D Dylan Remick Losses: F Fredy Montero, D Jeff Parke, M Christian Tiffer...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  8. MLS 2013 Team Preview: San Jose Earthquakes

    Jeff Carlisle

    2012 record and finish: 19-6-9 (1st place in Western Conference, Supporters Shield winners) Additions: D Nana Attakora, D Dan Gargan, D Ty Harden, F Mike Fucito, D Tommy Muller, D Peter McGlynn Losses: M/F Simon Dawkins, D Ike Opara, M Khari St...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  9. L.A. slips away from Seattle

    Jeff Carlisle

    CARSON, Calif. -- With his team trailing 1-0 to the L.A. Galaxy in the first leg of the Western Conference finals, the halftime message from Seattle Sounders manager Sigi Schmid was simple: "We said 1-0 is OK. If we walk away 1-0, we're alright." ...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  10. Galaxy's stars pick right time to shine

    Jeff Carlisle

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- After shooting blanks in the first leg of its Western Conference semifinal series against the San Jose Earthquakes, the Los Angeles Galaxy's big guns delivered when it mattered. And it was enough -- barely -- to subdue a game S...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  11. MLS 2012 Preview -- Seattle Sounders

    Jeff Carlisle

    Seattle's status as a title contender seems secure, but it probably hasn't strengthened enough to break up L.A.'s grip on the league, Jeff Carlisle writes.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  12. MLS 2012 preview -- Vancouver -- Jeff Carlisle

    Jeff Carlisle

    Given the wretched season the Whitecaps endured last year, improvement shouldn't be too difficult in 2012, writes Jeff Carlisle, who previews Vancouver's season.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2012
  13. MLS 2012 Preview -- San Jose Earthquakes

    Jeff Carlisle

    The Earthquakes have a retooled offense, but could struggle unless Steven Lenhart is back to his early-season form of 2011, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  14. MLS 2012 Preview -- Los Angeles Galaxy

    Jeff Carlisle

    With an embarassment of riches, the Galaxy should win MLS Cup again, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  15. MLS 2012 Preview -- Portland Timbers

    Jeff Carlisle

    The expansion grace period is over, and after a largely successful inaugural campaign, the hard work of meeting raised expectations beckons for Portland, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  16. MLS playoffs -- Los Angeles Galaxy defeat RSL to reach MLS Cup

    Jeff Carlisle

    The Los Angeles Galaxy defeat RSL 3-1 to reach MLS Cup. Here's what we learned from the match, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2011