I don’t write about the MLS much, given how this is a youth soccer blog, but I love a good conspiracy theory. I think Mike at My Soccer Blog is on to something.

You have to admit it makes some sense and it wouldn’t surprise me if it was partially true. Perhaps it wasn’t the plan from the start – but the whole ability to buy write-in votes when you buy a season ticket seems a unique angle. It’s either marketing genius after the fact, or a real conspiracy.

I think it’s funny that MLS is so concerned about a team name given how silly some of the current ones are.