Vancouver and Montreal candidates for expansion

July 25, 2008
By Doug McIntyre
TORONTO -- Fans and the media alike have come to expect a major announcement every time MLS commissioner Don Garber grabs the mic to deliver his biannual state-of-the-league address.

Who can blame them? At the 2006 all-star game in Chicago, Garber revealed that ESPN and MLS had entered into a landmark multimillion-dollar television rights deal. Later that year at the MLS Cup, Garber spread word that the league's owners finally had given the go-ahead for the designated-player rule, which ...

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