Kindly Old St. Garber Claus Gives Crew an Early Christmas

According to Shawn Mitchell of The Columbus Dispatch Major League Soccer has ordered Seattle to hand over cash and a league allocation to Columbus as punishment for Sigi Schmid-related Shenanigans.

This is starting to remind me of Washington DC, where they doo the Friday afternoon news dump. More big stuff coming down after 4 PM on Friday than in the entire preceeding week.

An official league announcement is expected shortly.