Galaxy needs to drive a hard bargain for Beckham

February 6, 2009
By Steve Davis
The temptation will be overwhelming in the coming days to beat up on MLS, to toss it around like a little ragamuffin of a league.

But as l'affair Beckham plays out, the truth and consequence deserve a bit deeper contemplation.

This much does seem certain: Major League Soccer's dalliance with David Beckham, sometimes turbulent, flush with razzle-dazzle, unmatched in financial value and invariably entertaining for any number of reasons, seems to be nearing its end.
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