Third Time's the Charm
Some things never change. Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo are at it again in November, while the New York Red Bulls are left to wonder what went wrong...again.
Sporting midfielder Benny Feilhaber joins the guys to discuss his first-ever MLS Cup Playoff appearance, as well as the assist that gave Kansas City the aggregate win against his old team. And now that the Red Bulls are done, Feilhaber acknowledges the club face a special opportunity: MLS Cup in front of their home fans on Dec. 7. It's a definite possibility.
ESPN broadcaster and friend of the show Taylor Twellman also dishes on a wide range of MLS and USMNT topics, including why he thinks Tottenham's handling of the Hugo Lloris case was the best thing that could have happened for concussion awareness.
Readers also pile on Simon's appreciation for Creed, and ask what has to happen to improve the playoff television experience. Plus, can David Beckham actually inspire MLS affinity in Miami?
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|Nick Firchau is the host and producer of ExtraTime Radio and a senior editor at MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered the Chicago Fire for the Chicago Sun-Times. He often wonders why more professional athletes don't demand an "orange slices at halftime" clause in their contracts.||
Simon Borg is a senior editor and on-air analyst for MLSsoccer.com, and the original creator of the "Kick Off" on MLSsoccer.com. He loves organic strawberry jam and once pushed a big kid into a puddle while playing soccer in Malta. And he would do it again right now.
Andrew Wiebe is a new media editor for MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered Sporting KC, once scored an unintentional goal from midfield and tries to bring an analytical mind to the beautiful game. Weekend center back, history junkie and Jayhawk.
David "The Gasman" Gass is an assistant producer and sound engineer for ExtraTime Radio. Originally from New York City, he attended Northeastern University in Boston and is currently questioning his choice of part-time employment.