Tag Archives: bad ideas

Dave Checketts Has A Secret Plan

What is the “very aggressive and very different” plan the MLS owners have in store if the players go on strike on Monday? DOUBLE SECRET PROBATION? Now, maybe Dave Checketts is just talking to talk again. But, just in case he’s not, what could something “very aggressive and very different” mean? Replacement players? That’s surely […]

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USL To Orlando In 2011

United Soccer Leagues announced today they’ll put an expansion team in Orlando, Florida for the 2011 season. USL (then the USISL) last had a team in the Central Florida city in 1997, the first year of the merged A-League, but the Orlando SunDogs went 12-16 and averaged 1,514 fans per game in the cavernous Citrus […]

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Wednesday Night’s A Great Night For Football…

No, not really. But if you’re so inclined, the United Football League (with or without Michael Vick) will be bringing it to you this fall. This four-team (cough cough) league will play a total of 12 games in seven weeks (hey, bye weeks! Good planning!) with teams in Orlando, New York, Las Vegas and San […]

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“It’s A Pefectly Legitimate Business!”

“It’s not legitimate!” “It’s a business.” Leave it to Dan, who’s better at this than I could ever be, to get right to the heart of the matter concerning the San Jose Earthquakes’ new jersey sponsorship.

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