Kevin Baxter

Kevin Baxter writes about baseball, soccer and anything else he can get a press pass for at the Los Angeles Times. He has covered three Summer Olympics, two Pan American Games, three World Cups, a Women's World Cup, a Super Bowl and seven World Series. An essay he wrote in the fifth grade was voted best in the class. He has a cool dog.
Galaxy welcome back Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Juninho

On the same day the Galaxy officially confirmed Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be returning for 2019, they also announced midfielder Juninho, a starter on the team’s last three MLS Cup champions, would be back as well.

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Soccer! New MLS playoff format has its flaws

MLS announced Monday that it has adopted a new playoff format for 2019, one that both expands the number of teams but reduces the number of postseason games.