MLS: Lack Of Big Names, Wild Parity Cause League Not to be Taken Seriously

Last week I watched the Major League Soccer SuperDraft on ESPN2. Like with any draft in its respective sport, it copied the same format—a table full of front-office executives. (although theirs was significantly smaller with no "war rooms").

There was the draft "ticker" at the bottom of the screen telling viewers the draft order and the team needs. 

Of course thee was the, (token it seemed at times), commentary from a couple of analysts who really could have benefited from more playing-off of one another instead of just talking to the camera.

I did like a few things.

The venue, the Baltimore Convention Center, was small and intimate enough to make the hundreds of fans that were there really a part of the action and excitement. Apparently, its customary to have this draft annually at this venue.

Perhaps a future just-get-it-over-already expansion to the city?

Next, whereas in the NFL draft the prospect r...

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