Dealing without Darlington

There's no question the pain of losing Darlington Nagbe, for us supporters, is nowhere near the physical pain Nagbe experienced as a result of that brutal tackle by Nigel de Jong! I get it and the discipline handed out by MLS will come nowhere near what it should be - however long Darlington is out... Continue Reading →


FIFA World Rankings – Redux – Time for a Change?

FIFA is embroiled in a huge scandal and the time couldn't be better to review and consider new ways to rank National teams across the World. There are two parts to this for your consideration. Details on how the FIFA World Cup Power Rankings occur and my own thoughts on how they are calculated, and... Continue Reading →

MLS Power Rankings through Week 4/5 – Rapid(s) Advance

Beginning this year not many expected the Colorado Rapids to be a team to beat; I think that viewpoint needs to change; at least for now. In offering that, there's another view here as well; it's simply too early and there are too many unknowns to put any stock in any team performance statistics. That's a... Continue Reading →

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