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Bend It Like a Century 21 Agent

The Brit is coming, the Brit is coming: As anyone with a passing interest in popular culture already knows, David Beckham has agreed to a five-year deal worth a rumored $250 million to join the L.A. Galaxy team. It's a huge amount of money for a player clearly past his prime, but this is a wager that Major League Soccer is willing to make. They hope it will be a turning point for the sport in the U.S., and will significantly raise the profile of the MLS. Before that happens, though, and for a much smaller investment, I'd strongly recommend that the league get its hands on a simple URL that has apparently eluded them. (Oh, wait, right—soccer. No hands.) Come on, even the dormant women's league controls its own initials.

Posted by Jack Silbert on 01/14/2007 | Permalink

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I think you are underestimating the investment required to pry the url from the epicenter of the real estate industry. If that URL changed legions of mustard-jacketed brokers would riot.

Posted by: Charles Star | Jan 15, 2007 10:33:01 AM

Real estate, real estate, real estate! That's all you Hoboken boys ever think about.

Posted by: Hoboken Girl | Jan 16, 2007 12:05:16 AM

That's not true! In the spring my fancy lightly turns to thoughts of fresh mozzarella.

Posted by: Jack Silbert | Jan 16, 2007 12:55:31 AM

Mmmm...mutz.

Posted by: Hoboken Girl | Jan 16, 2007 10:20:46 AM

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