read the whole marc connolly aritcle in 9/11's usa today online. (don't know how to create a link). what i really like about this article is that it closes with a rather encouraging statement from a nonmls source. "Such efforts are the latest signs the league is maturing in its pursuit to leapfrog the break-even point and become a sustainable major sports league, says Dean Bonham of the Denver-based sports marketing firm The Bonham Group. "The reality," he says, "is that we have a sleeping giant that's going to awake in the next decade in this country — that's Major League Soccer."