David Beckham's knee injury will likely force him to miss the rest of the regular season, which rules him out of away games against Chivas USA, Houston, Columbus, Kansas City and Real Salt Lake. The final game of the season, an Oct. 21 date at Chicago, is the only match that doesn't fall within the six-week time frame set for Beckham's recovery, but it seems doubtful that he would play in that game.
Jaime Cardenas and Grahame Jones of the LA Times explore some of the ramifications of the Galaxy's suddenly less-than-stellar road show.
Already, Galaxy games have lost a lot of their luster. My wife's boss, a proper Englishman from Bolton, told her on Thursday that he's going to try and get rid of his Galaxy-Dynamo tickets and I suspect he's nowhere near alone in that regard.