In Thursday's edition, Tony asks about multiyear contracts, why the Revolution have a flag on the front and back of their jerseys, weather in Toronto, and a new executive in Colorado.
When you鈥檙e watching La Liga, it is identified as 鈥楲a Liga BBVA.鈥?What exactly is BBVA?
Now we know, it鈥檚 a multinational bank (technically BBVA Compass) and the naming partner of the Dynamo鈥檚 new stadium. If you're not familiar with them in the US, they have branches in California, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Alabama, Florida, and Texas. Yes, that includes Houston.
Where鈥檚 Mauro Rosales playing next season and the season after that?
Seattle. Terrific player, lots of assists, but the former River Plate player is already 30 and was given a multi-year contract this week.
What鈥檚 that flag on the back of the Revolution鈥檚 jerseys?
The Flag of New England. John Trumbull, a Revolutionary War artist, pained the Battle of Bunker Hill, and included a red flag with a green pine tree in his painting, which came to be known as the flag of the New England colonies.
Why is there already debate about the Toronto-Galaxy CONCACAF Champions League game to be played in Toronto on March?
Will the game be played outdoors, at BMO Field, or indoors at the Rogers Centre, forever known as the SkyDome? Home field advantage or temperate conditions? More room for ticket sales or increased rent? One, was the possibility even explored of switching home dates? I know the second game is only a week afterwards, but it might make a difference. Two, that there needs to be a debate pretty much puts the kibosh on FIFA Present Sepp Blatter鈥檚 comments that MLS should move to a Fall-to-Spring season.
What鈥檚 the latest in Denver?
New coach? Not so fast Rapids fans. But there is a new president, Tim Hinchey, who was formerly the Rapids chief marketing officer. I don鈥檛 claim to know what kind of job Hinchey has done, but his background is Derby County, Charlotte Bobcats, New Orleans Hornets, and the organization that runs the Sacramento Kings. Is he the guy who can put into place and execute a plan that will raise the Rapids鈥?attendance and profile?
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