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Will Johnson Responds To Alleged Gay Slur With Gorgeous Free Kick Goal

It was a feisty match tonight at Jeld-Wen as the Timbers pulled out a 1-0 win over San Jose thanks to a blistering Will Johnson free kick that's as good as any we've seen in MLS this season. It was Portland's best revenge after Earthquakes forward Alan Gordon appeared to deliver a gay slur in Johnson's direction… » 4/15/13 12:53am 4/15/13 12:53am

The "Icing The Kicker" Menace Has Spread To MLS

On Sunday, the Red Bulls found a new way to lose a game. (I don't know if MLS keeps that record, but New York surely owns it.) In the 90th minute of a 1-1 match at San Jose, Red Bulls defender Roy Miller was whistled for a handball, and 2012 leading scorer Chris Wondolowski lined up for a penalty kick. Miller, who… » 3/14/13 10:34am 3/14/13 10:34am

Here's Gus Johnson Calling The San Jose Earthquakes' Exciting…

We heard last week from our friends at Awful Announcing that excitable announcer Gus Johnson had picked up the strange gig of calling MLS games on radio for the San Jose Earthquakes. We tuned in tonight, and were not disappointed. While our emeritus editor Will Leitch has concluded that Johnson's become a terrible… » 4/28/12 10:00pm 4/28/12 10:00pm

MLS Proves Soccer Superiority Over EPL With Fluke Goalkeeper Goal

When a mid-table American side takes on a mid-table English side in a friendly, you throw out the record books. San Jose faced off against West Brom last night, and both sides rested most of their starters because, c'mon, it's San Jose vs. West Brom. But that meant that Earthquakes keeper David Bingham made his… » 7/13/11 11:05am 7/13/11 11:05am