Charlie Davies Ignites Revolution & Authors Sad End(?) to Thierry Henry’s Career

In New York, they know all too well that the greatest players do not always get blessed with the greatest endings.

Just recently, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's career ended in uncharacteristically quiet fashion. Jeter's Yankees, so often a fixture in the Major League Baseball playoffs, did not qualify in his last season. Where superstars are concerned, fans want the ending to The Natural, but more often than not they get the ending to Friday Night Lights.

Charlie Davies' brace powered the New England Revolution into the MLS Cup final. Given the circumstances, Davies' performance in this match and in these playoffs should have been the main story. After scoring only three goals for the Revs in 18 regular-season appearances, Davies has hit for four in the playoffs, including the two goals that put the Revs into the final.

But Davies did not only turn the brightest lights on for New England, who now await an opponent (either the Los Angeles Galaxy or ...

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