Schmid savors his MLS Cup triumph

November 24, 2008
By Steve Davis
CARSON, Calif. -- Any MLS Cup title comes with its own unique package of memories, of course.

But for Columbus Crew coach Sigi Schmid, Sunday's title at the Home Depot Center was jam-packed with emotion -- for all manner of reasons.

His wife, Valerie, had a health scare before Sunday's match. So that added unexpected drama to the day.

And there's the question of Schmid's future, which remains in the balance. Even as the champagne poured in Columbus' plastic-covered ...

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