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June 10, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
Edson Buddle scored his third goal in as many games Tuesday night to lead the Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Club Sport Herediano of Costa Rica in an international soccer friendly at the Home Depot Center. Coach Bruce Arena fielded a mix of starters and reserves in the exhibition. Buddle's goal came in the 12th minute off a pass from Leo Griffin as the teams took nine shots apiece.
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May 18, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
Sometimes, experience means nothing at all. Just ask Galaxy defender Tony Sanneh, whose calamitous mistake in the 70th minute gave the Columbus Crew's Guillermo Barros Schelotto a gift goal in Carson on Sunday afternoon. Sometimes, experience means everything. Just ask Galaxy defender Eddie Lewis, whose superb shot in the 91st minute flew low and true and into the back of the Columbus net to earn Los Angeles a 1-1 tie. Both players were starters on Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena's U.S.
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May 6, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
AT SALT LAKE Time: 6. On the air: TV: KWHY Channel 22 (Spanish); Radio: 1330 (Spanish). Where: Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah. Records: Galaxy 1-1-4, Real Salt Lake 3-3-0. Vs. Real (2008): 0-0-2. Update: Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena has used six starting lineups but tonight could keep intact the lineup that earned a 1-0 victory over New York on Saturday. In that game, Landon Donovan scored his team-high fourth goal and the Galaxy extended its unbeaten streak to four games.
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April 5, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
The Colorado Rapids stunned the Galaxy with the second-fastest goal in Major League Soccer history Saturday night, scoring after a mere 16 seconds en route to a 3-2 victory. The loss, in front of a sparse crowd at the Home Depot Center -- it was announced as 16,709 -- left the Galaxy (0-1-1) still seeking its first win of the season after having leaked five goals in two matches. For Colorado (2-1-0), it was a lively beginning.
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March 23, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
Landon Donovan, who led Major League Soccer with 20 goals last season, scored twice in the final 10 minutes Sunday afternoon as the Galaxy salvaged a 2-2 tie with D.C. United in a curiously unsatisfying game at the Home Depot Center. It was the MLS season opener for both teams, and the players showed that there are still plenty of kinks to be worked out.
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February 16, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
Now that AC Milan's chance of winning the Italian championship has all but vanished, one question remains: How much is David Beckham worth to the Serie A club now? The Times has learned that AC Milan's initial offer, made 10 days ago, reputedly was for no more than $3 million, whereas AEG, which owns the Galaxy, and Major League Soccer, which holds Beckham's contract, have been seeking between $10 million and $15 million for the English midfielder.
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February 7, 2009 | Grahame L. Jones
David Beckham will return to the Galaxy in March unless AC Milan makes an offer for the English midfielder that is substantially higher than the one currently on the table. Showing a sudden ability to play hardball when needed, AEG, which owns the Galaxy, said Friday that the Italian club, a three-time world champion and seven-time European champion, had little time left to make up its mind.
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November 7, 2008 | Grahame L. Jones, Jones is a Times staff writer.
Alexi Lalas, surfacing in public for the first time since being fired in August as the Galaxy's president and general manager, took a few shots of his own on Thursday night. Appearing as an ESPN co-host during coverage of the Chicago Fire's 3-0 playoff victory over the New England Revolution, Lalas said David Beckham's connections had shown "disrespect" to the Galaxy by not letting the club know in advance of their talks with AC Milan.
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