Well, that took a bit longer than expected. But here we are! This week, Dave and Carol talk about playoffs! But you knew we would talk about that. What you didn’t know we’d talk about is that CALEB PORTER IS OUT IN PORTLAND!!!! Also, there’s so other coaching news in the league. Anyway, this show’s kind of a fun little mess. Hope you have as much fun listening as we did recording.

First off, here’s Grant Wahl’s fix of the MLS playoffs:

https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/10/31/mls-playoff-format-fix-solution

Next, we have one of the worst goalkeeping howlers I’ve ever seen:

Then, there’s the video of TFC and the Red Bulls getting into it in the tunnel:

http://www.espnfc.com/major-league-soccer/story/3261118/jozy-altidore-ambushed-in-tunnel-by-ny-red-bulls-players-greg-vanney

The heartbreakingly beautiful statement from Robbie Rogers on his retirement:

https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2017/11/07/la-galaxy-s-robbie-rogers-brings-groundbreaking-pro-career-close

And finally, here’s the Recurrently Regenerated Football League from Cartilage Free Caption:

https://cartilagefreecaptain.sbnation.com/2017/11/8/16212302/recurrently-generated-football-league-machine-learning-computer-english-club-names