On Sunday, June 30, the San Jose Earthquakes welcomed the Los Angeles Galaxy to Stanford Stadium in another California Clásico rivalry game. A year ago I was lucky enough to watch the same contest from the media box high above the field. The stadium looked packed, you could even hear the cheering throughout from the heavens, and the Quakes edged an eventful 4-3 contest to seal a home win. I had never seen Stanford Stadium that full or that loud; I was impressed.
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A little over a week ago, Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was caught on camera biting an opponent. While most agreed with the punishment handed out for this offense, those closest to him, his club and his manager did not. They are wrong, of course.