David Beckham, apparently too chicken to chat with Stephen Colbert, shows up at 4 p.m. on KNBC on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Expect plenty of fawning from the host. Promo clip here.
In completely unrelated news, the Galaxy have relaunched their Kids Club. The $15 membership fee includes, well, not very much: a free poster, a password for the club Web site, a club card, a “special” Galaxy gift and a discounted ticket to a game. Sign up at the Galaxy Web site.
Meanwhile, the, um, hype begins for Saturday’s Galaxy-Chivas USA derby with a Thursday press conference with the Galaxy’s Chris Klein and Ruud Gullit and Chivas USA’s Maykel Galindo and Preki.
Whether anyone will say anything remotely interesting is quite another thing. Bet they won’t top Chivas USA midfielder Sacha Kljestan at any rate who recently said:
“I always think about the Galaxy because I always feel that I have my good games when I play against the Galaxy. I don’t enjoy beating anybody else better than I enjoy beating the Galaxy.”
Read the whole thing here.