CARSON CA - JULY 22: Sean Franklin #28 of the Los Angeles Galaxy paces the ball on the attack against Arturo Alvarez #10 of the San Jose Earthquakes in the second half during their MLS match at The Home Depot Center on July 22 2010 in Carson California. The Earthquakes and the Galaxy played to a 2-2 draw. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
As the Los Angeles Galalxy get ready to improve on their all time 24-15-7 record against the San Jose Earthquakes (although it's 11-9-4 in favor of San Jose in SJ), here's some reading material to get you through your morning:
- Over at SBN Los Angeles, I wrote game previews for the California Clasico, as well as the headlining Gold Cup Final.
- The Kansas City Star had a thing or two to say about the fines MLS handed down this afternoon.
- Check out the Corner of the Galaxy podcast, which may be featuring yours truly next week.
- Scott French at ESPNLA has a nice piece of Maurice Edu, a SoCal native on the national team, looking for his chance to play.
- Grahme L. Jones at the LA Times sets up the Women's World Cup, kicking off this Sunday. This Cal alumnus would like to wish Alex Morgan a hearty Go Bears!
Game Time: 3:30 pm PDT
TV: Fox Soccer Channel
This will be the open thread to discuss the California Clasico, as well as the USA v. Mexico match later today.