I've unofficially dubbed today Home Opener Monday. Join me in spreading the word if you'd like.Since the season is now just over 5 days away and the CBA situation was resolved this weekend, lots of people have been cranking out season previews. Here are a few of them (and some other links):
-Bleacher Report (more of a first crack at power rankings).
-Charles Gooch and the KC Star's The Full 90 has an afternoon rundown of links. I'd send you to many of them, but he already has, so let's not duplicate efforts.
If you haven't already, start reading Sam Pierron's Big Soccer blog. He takes you through the live of an original Wizards and MLS fan. This year, Sam will travel to every away match, and blog about the whole experience. The entire thing can be accessed from www.SamPierron.com/BigSoccer. Otherwise, here are his last two posts:Food, Glorious Food + I LUV SWA and Preseason. Preseason breaks down Sam's thoughts on the upcoming year, tying them back to the level of excitement and surprise of 1996, the first MLS season.
Wanting to scout D.C. United, our opponent Saturday? Check out some of Steve Goff's notes on the team, led by former Wizards coach Curt Onalfo.
For those who haven't seen, we'll be giving away a T-shirt to the first 5,000 fans into the stadium Saturday night, courtesy of Time Warner Cable. A picture of the shirt is below. If you don't yet have your tickets, buy them here.