MLS Rivalry Week 2011: More Harm, Than Good?

Don Garber's at it again, making American soccer fans infuriated once again. 

No, not with talk about conferences and a single-table format, but with the MLS Commissioner's rather gung-ho plan to create "Rivalry Week" during the MLS regular season. 

This tentatively called "rivalry week" would consist of the Seattle Sounders, Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps playing against one another in the span of the week, and having all of MLS solely focus on the Pacific Northwest.

In a nutshell, it's Garber's latest scheme in hopes of garnering television audiences that are complimented with unprecedented crowds out in the Cascades.

Just the idea alone is very unsurprising, almost to the same degree of receiving a backlash of comments on MLS's website.

However, what may shock you is where the core disapproval was coming from: Sounders, Whitecaps and Timbers fans.

Most of it was ...

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