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MLS 2011: GALAXY QUEST
Grant Wahl
March 14, 2011
In the league's 16th season, the hottest action will be in the soccer-mad Pacific Northwest, where expansion Portland and Vancouver join wildly popular Seattle; in the end, though, it should be L.A. making the biggest news. Here's SI's take on how the standings will break down.
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March 14, 2011

Mls 2011: Galaxy Quest

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In the league's 16th season, the hottest action will be in the soccer-mad Pacific Northwest, where expansion Portland and Vancouver join wildly popular Seattle; in the end, though, it should be L.A. making the biggest news. Here's SI's take on how the standings will break down.

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. NEW YORK

F Thierry Henry is ready to improve on his injury-plagued '10 season, and F Juan Agudelo, an 18-year-old rising star, will shine as well.

2. KANSAS CITY

F Teal Bunbury and F Omar Bravo are two of the league's most exciting players, and newly dubbed Sporting K.C. is on the upswing.

3. HOUSTON

The Dynamo should rebound from a poor '10 with the return to health of F Brian Ching and M Geoff Cameron.

4. D.C. UNITED

It can only get better for United, which made positive additions in F Charlie Davies, M Dax McCarty and D Perry Kitchen.

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