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The ideal MLS playoff format, 2015 edition

“Get rid of the away-goal tiebreaker!” “Have a minigame after the second game!” “I miss shootouts!” Yes, it’s that time of year. Even the commissioner, Don Garber, has fretted about the away-goal tiebreaker. ...

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The annual request to change the MLS playoff format

This is how the MLS playoffs should be. Home teams listed first. ROUND 1 East #1 D.C. United – #2 New England #3 Columbus – #4 New York, loser eliminated West #1 Seattle – #2 Los Angeles #3 Salt Lake – #4 … Continue r...

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MLS playoffs: Left brain and right brain battle

SCENE: A BRAIN Did you see last night’s games? That was AWESOME! Joe Willis coming on and saving a PK in D.C. United’s win, Rafa Marquez melting down, and then that Mario Martinez goal for Seattle? Are you KIDDING me?! … Continue r...

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The annual MLS playoff fretting

Every year, MLS has exciting playoff action, and every year, people complain. Then people complain about the complainers. But the argument changes a little each year. Especially this year, with the first 10-team playoff in league history. The tournam...

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