Robbie Keane's goal in the 111th minute gave the LA Galaxy a 2-1 lead over the New England Revolution en route to their fifth MLS Cup, and third in four years. Keane's cartwheel/somersault/finger gun celebration was impeccable.
It was 90-plus degrees and humid in Chicago yesterday, and even more unpleasant down on the pitch where the Fire drew the visiting Galaxy 1-1. After the match, L.A. captain Robbie Keane blasted the decision to play in the middle of the afternoon.
Robbie Rogers, on in the 77th minute, makes American sports history as the first openly gay male athlete in a major U.S. sport.
Nine months later, the Kings finally get their due as Stanley Cup champions. But they won't be alone. Obama's a busy man, and it's not like Washington's a hockey town. The Kings will share the stage with the MLS Cup champion Galaxy.
L.A. Galaxy are on a dominant streak at the moment, unbeaten in the last eight matches and out to a 3-1 lead over Toronto halfway through tonight's bout at Home Depot Center. Juninho's spectacular goals have made him a new threat in an already-packed lineup, and he made his presence known with two massive…
Look, Becks, we get that you're frustrated at Great Britain leaving you off the London Olympics squad. We get that. But it's no cause to grow an Austrian mustache and start trolling the world, as amusing as it may be to all of us.
Your morning roundup for May 10, the day the gays were good enough for the Navy but not good enough for Uptown Sports Athlete Representation.
The MLS Commissioner said Donovan won't be transferred for the 3-plus years remaining on his Galaxy contract. Some people aren't happy, but to that MLS says, who cares what you want?
Becks was "often behind the play and seemed winded" in his return to the L.A. Galaxy last night, in front of 22,000 Giants Stadium fans. The last time L.A. played at New York, it was 40,000. [AP]
And so the debate rages: Beating up the paparazzi ... crime, or public service? David Beckham seems to believe it's the latter.
Oh, to have been at the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer tryouts on Saturday; what a glorious display of talent that must have been. They're calling it the Beckham Effect, in which 800 hopefuls from as far away as Japan and Australia showed up for a "chance" to play alongside David Beckham this coming MLS season. The results…
Despite our lack of Spice Girls and refusal to call anything "the loo," soccer bon vivant and World Cup slacker David Beckham has rejected Real Madrid's contract offer and is headed to our shores. Didn't we fight a war to prevent this kind of thing?