Ten things to note from MLS Week 16

July 14, 2008
By Steve Davis
Sweeping up after the MLS weekend party, here are a few things I found lying around:

1. Sad sod stories. Just before World Cup '94, FIFA spin doctors attempted to assuage concerns over playing indoors at Detroit's Silverdome (where the field was ultimately adjudged tip-top).

A FIFA press officer observed that "Americans could grow grass on my hand if I paid them enough money." Probably true.

They just can't grow it at the Home Depot Center, apparently. And in Houston. ...

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