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100 Percent Soccer blog on temporary hiatus

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While we switch over to WordPress, which could take 48 hours or so when the process begins Tuesday morning. We are switching almost 200 blogs on various Los Angeles News Group properties, so bear with us. I was whisked to Las Vegas over the weekend for a surprise celebration (so

Seattle-Real Salt Lake Result Tonight Gives LA Galaxy MLS Playoff Hope

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I'm terrible at math, but here's what tonight's scoreless draw between Real Salt Lake and the Seattle Sounders means for the Galaxy in the MLS standings by my calculation: if the fourth-place Galaxy win their final two games they will finish no lower than third in the Western Conference with

Does U.S. Make Statement in Tuesday's World Cup Qualifying Win?

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Mission accomplished: Back from the wilderness striker Eddie Johnson and U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann congratulate each other on a job well done after the win over Guatemala (AP Photo). And no, I don't think the statement was "we have a crap defense." Associated Press Sports Writer Dave Skretta has more:

U.S. Heads to Final Round of World Cup Qualifying With Win in Kansas City

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United States 3 Guatemala 1 Clint Dempsey watches his second goal enter the Guatemala net tonight in Kansas City, clinching a U.S. spot in the final round of World Cup qualifying (AP Photo). What us, worry? BTW, Dempsey now has 30 international goals, tying him with Brian McBride for third

Los Angeles Galaxy Playmaker Landon Donovan Questionable for Sunday's Game in San Jose

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Which likely means he will play. Donovan officially has a bone bruise on his left knee. On the bright side, defender Todd Dunivant, who missed the last Galaxy game with a hip pointer, is not on the injury list released today by Major League Soccer. The Galaxy play at 4

And the top-rated World Cup qualifier on TV in Los Angeles Friday was...

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Telemundo's game between Guyana and Mexico, which was the highest-rated game that evening in the market among men 18-49 in any language, according to the Nielsen Company. The game was watched by 2.1 million viewers nationwide. A total of 51 percent of all Spanish-language viewers in Los Angeles watched the

Weekly Column: Four more reason to worry about tonight's U.S. World Cup Qualifying game

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EJ Returns: Eddie Johnson, once so prolific in a U.S. jersey returned against Antigua & Barbuda Friday-- and promptly scored two goals (AP Photo). Worried about the chances of the U.S. joining Mexico and four other teams in the Hexagonal tonight? We give you four more areas of concern --

Monday Kicks: No Timetable for LA Galaxy's Landon Donovan to Resume Full Training & More

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*That's mainly because Galaxy coach and GM Bruce Arena is being typically cagey about Landon Donovan's unspecified injury that kept him out of the final two U.S. World Cup qualifying games -- at least until the MLS injury report is released Tuesday -- and declined to say anything speciifc about

World Cup Qualifying Video Highlights: U.S.-Antigua

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Now that was close: game story.

Depleted U.S. Needs World Cup Qualifying Win Today Against Regional Minnows

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Jurgen goes for the jugular: U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann will exhort his troops this afternoon against a tiny foe the U.S. can not afford to take lightly (AP Photo). The pressure is on a U.S. team without playmaker Landon Donovan. Associated Press Sports Writer Tim Reynolds has more on the

LA Galaxy Thursday Update: Striker Robbie Keane Injured & more

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*Doesn't sound like a problem for the Galaxy, but of course this playoff-bound club already has injury concerns over Landon Donovan, who is out of the U.S. World Cup qualifiers: DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland captain Robbie Keane has been ruled out of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Germany because of

Former LA Galaxy, Chivas forward Alan Gordon gets belated U.S. Men's National Team Shot

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Gonzo Gordo: The unlikely MLS career of Alan Gordon has taken an unusual turn with the U.S. National Team (Associated Press File Photo). A player who was never respected by fans (or frankly the media) when he played in Southern California now has a chance at World Cup qualifying glory.

LA. Galaxy's Landon Donovan undergoes precautionary MRI after all

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Is there more to this Landon Donovan injury after all? AP Sports Writer Tim Reynolds has more: MIAMI (AP) -- Landon Donovan missed a workout Tuesday to have an MRI on his left knee while the U.S. national team began getting ready for two World Cup qualifying matches. There was

Weekly Column: Does Chivas USA Have a Future in Major League Soccer?

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In 2012 Chivas USA appears to have come full circle, meaning they are no further ahead today in securing a decent fan base and a club identity than they were in 2005, the year they began play in MLS. Not surprisingly then, the discussion has shifted from how can the

San Pedro honors Torrance's Shannon Boxx, Steve Garvey

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Torrance's Shannon Boxx was inducted into the San Pedro Sportswalk Hall of Fame Monday along with seven other new members including baseball great Steve Garvey. Also inducted are: USC and UCI baseball coach Mike Gillespie, Pat Tillman Award winner Joe Bleymaier, football player Jerry Rodich, golfer Gerald Zar, coach Jim