Devo has an article on Doug Miller's motivation (including a video interview) at the D&C's website.
Now let's get into the MLS news:
- Pat Onstad enjoyed his first season as a coach.
- Bad news for Houston: it looks like Brad Davis is out of the final.
- Bad news for LA: it looks like Chad Barrett is out of the final.
- The Original Winger looks at whether Beckham is still looking at owning an MLS team when his player career is over.
- Uncle Phil is going to take home the Uncle Phil Trophy.
- Could Montreal be bringing in Nicolas Anelka?
- The Third Kit looks at 5 better replacements for Steve Nicol.
- The Original Winger has a link to a short documentary on the Portland Timbers.
- KC's CJ Sapong was named the 2011 MLS Rookie of the Year.
- LA will face Toronto FC in CCL quarters.
- Sebastien Le Toux and the Portland Timbers won the 2011 MLS Fair Play awards.
- John Spencer isn't leaving Portland to replace Gary Smith in Colorado it would appear.
- Omar Gonzalez was named 2011 MLS Defender of the Year.
- The Houston Dynamo's stadium is taking shape.
- Zak Boggs was named the 2011 MLS Humanitarian of the Year.
- Sunil Gulati is out as New England Revolution president.
- Tim Ream could be leaving MLS and Lee Nguyen could be on his way to MLS.
- Don Garber unveiled the 2011 MLS Best XI.
- Don Garber is also worried about the stadium situation that DC United is dealing with.
- Scheduling and expansion were two topics in Don Garber's state of MLS speech this year.
- Don Garber hopes that Beckham will be back in MLS in 2012.
News & Notes:
- WNY Flash F Alex Morgan is the latest player to be a part of Nike's Perfect Strike series.
- Nike has coverage of Megan Rapinoe's style.
- Lionel Messi is big time now. He has his own logo.
- Former US U-17 MNT captain Marc Pelosi has signed with Liverpool.
- Alex Pineda Chacon is the new Atlanta Silverbacks head coach.
- Jeff Kassouf talks to Mike Lyons about leaving magicJack.
- The US Open Cup looks like it will get a makeover in 2012, especially if the NASL is a part of the competition.
- Arsene Wenger talks about Brek Shea's training stint with Arsenal.
- Former Montreal Impact player David Testo has made a big announcement.
- Klinsmann isn't worried about the result of the US-France match.
- MLS Soccer.com's Greg Lalas has a sit down with Klinsmann.
- Since Herculez Gomez won't be playing against France, he's going to watch the match with some US fans instead.
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