Michael Parkhurst is the Columbus Crew SC captain and a U.S. international defender. In this guest blog, he writes about preparing for the new MLS season.
LAKEWOOD, Fla. -- A new year and a new season beckon. It's the beginning of a long and arduous journey that will contain highs and lows throughout an 11-month run that will culminate with a heroic performance in MLS Cup and the hoisting of a trophy as confetti fills the sky.
So says every team at the start of preseason.
It was a short offseason...