All posts by Ryan Brister

  • Preview: MLS Conference Finals

    The Major League Soccer playoffs — remember them? — are back after a long break with the first leg of the conference finals on Tuesday night....

  • Recap: MLS Conference Semifinals

    Major League Soccer‘s conference semifinals may not have produced the most thrilling soccer, but each series provided an element of drama. Mirroring the historical trends...

  • Preview: MLS Conference Semifinals, Leg 1

    The Major League Soccer‘s conference semifinals start Sunday and then spill over to the Monday and Tuesday. The two-leg, total-goals series conclude on Sunday, Nov....

  • Recap: MLS Knockout Round

    Eight teams took part in Major League Soccer‘s knockout round– only three scored.  Not everyone brought their best performance, but Atlanta and Columbus put on a...

  • Preview: MLS Knockout Round

    Major League Soccer is considering shifting its playoffs to a single-elimination games throughout, according to some reports. That’s already the situation facing the eight teams involved in the knockout...

  • MLS: It’s on to the Playoffs

    Decision day in Major League Soccer lived up to its advance hype. Forty-six goals were scored across 11 games, including six by Philadelphia in a meaningless match...

  • Preview: MLS Regular-Season Finale

    Sunday is the final day of Major League Soccer‘s regular season, its so-called Decision Day. All 11 games across both conferences will kick off at the...

  • MLS Week 31 Recap: What We Learned

    The next-to-last weekend of Major League Soccer‘s regular season has set up a dramatic final day in both conferences. Much is left to be determined, including...

  • MLS Week 31: What to Watch For

    With two weeks remaining in the Major League Soccer regular season, all eyes are on the Western Conference. The four teams chasing the last two playoff...

  • MLS Playoff Possibilities

    Two weeks remain in Major League Soccer‘s regular season, and while the playoff participants are settled in the East Conference, they are anything but in the West Conference....

  • MLS Week 30: What We Learned

    After a busy week in Major League Soccer, some of the late-season races were wrapped up. The Supporters’ Shield has been won, and the Eastern Conference...

  • Review: EA Scores With FIFA 18

    In the early part of this decade, EA Sports’ FIFA games were regularly criticized for putting too much emphasis on speed and dribbling, and games...

  • MLS Week 30: What to Watch For

    The clock is ticking on the regular season in Major League Soccer, which includes a weekend off for the next international break as the United...