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Galactic Clippings, Stardate August 19th

Remember on the Jetsons, when pop stars would have Galactic names like Suzie Neptune? Good times.
Remember on the Jetsons, when pop stars would have Galactic names like Suzie Neptune? Good times.

Let's see what's come in on the teletype machine, Keane Press Conference edition. 

 

L.A. the team to beat after landing Robbie Keane; more Mailbag - Grant Wahl - SI.com
The 'Bag (soccer version) is back, and we'll start this week with a question from @WillEhrenfeld: "Will Robbie Keane be an effective scorer for L.A.? And does his addition make the Galaxy clear favorites going forward?"

LA Galaxy And Seattle Sounders Win In CONCACAF Champions League Games | Major League Soccer Talk

After trying to top what Real Salt Lake did in the last edition of the CONCACAF Champions League, the opening night of the 2011-12 edition for two MLS Sides

Ángel's goals, professionalism exactly what Chivas sought | Chivas USA

"Just because he hasn’t scored goals this year that doesn’t mean that he can’t score goals," Domene told MLSsoccer.com. 

Emergence of CONCACAF Champions League could mean shifting priorities for MLS teams - Goal.com 

Many have credited MLS' hot start in Champions League to the "purse strings being loosened". Notably with Robbie Kenae, he's not only been pitched as help for the back half of the MLS schedule, but for the opening Champions League as well.