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Should MLS's All-Star match go back to the East vs. West competition?

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- Earlier this week, in the days leading up to this year's MLS All-Star game, which the home team won 2-1 Wednesday night against English Premier League mainstay Tottenham Hotspur, much of the talk centered on the format of the league's annual Midsummer Classic.

It's been 10 years since MLS began its streak of inviting international clubs to take on the domestic circuit's best players. And besides a couple of lopsided losses to mighty Manchester United in 2010 (5-2) and 2011...

 By Jason Davis

Selecting Major League Soccer's All-Star team on merit, not reputation

MLS All-Stars Nick Rimando, Matt Besler and Kei Kamara stress the importance of the MLS All-Star Game and cannot say enough of the honour it is to be selected to represent Major League Soccer.

There's no doubt that the Major League Soccer All-Star Game is as much about selling the league with big names as about rewarding the best first-half performances with selections to the team. One needs not look further than commissioner Don Garber's picks -- Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard (the latter replaced by Dax McCarty due to injury) -- to understand that reality. When named to the All-Star team, neither had played a minute for his new MLS team.

The weight given to the fan vote is another...