More plaudits for Landon Donovan
Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Landon Donovan continues to add to his mystique and legacy.
Just recently, SBNation Los Angeles named the Galaxy's 3-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on July 4 the Game of the Year. Donovan managed an assist in the game, while team Golden Boot winner Edson Buddle added one of his 17 goals and Juninho added a brace.
Other games highlighted include the Sep. 11 victory over the Columbus Crew (3-1), the Oct. 24 Shield-clinching victory over FC Dallas (2-1) and the 2-2 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Jul. 22.
USA vs. Algeria remembered on ESPN
On ESPN Los Angeles, Donovan's 91st minute winner for the USA in a 2010 FIFA World Cup game against Algeria has made him a candidate for L.A. Athlete of the Year.
Others up for contention include Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jared Weaver, Los Angeles Sparks forward Tina Thompson, USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley and Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin.
David Beckham to the Spurs?
There are six Premier League teams looking to get midfielder David Beckham's services on loan, and Tottenham is one of them.
The Galaxy released a statement earlier this month saying there were no plans to release Beckham following growing speculation that he would be allowed to return to Europe. However, Beckham is in talks with the club to allow him leave on a two-month loan during the offseason.
Others in the hunt include Blackburn Rovers, West Ham United, Sunderland, Everton and Newcastle United, as well as clubs from Italy and Spain.