The MLS has long faced accusations of forcing journalists to tow the line.
A bit of research on Google will show you lots of stories about journalists being stopped from reporting negative information about the league – there are numerous examples of them losing their access to players, clubs and officials if they do.
Santos Goal – Santos Laguna scored from their own half last night in Mexico’s Copa MX
Halloween Costumes – PSG players are fully involved with the spirit of the holidays
Halloween Gone Wrong – USA and Bolton player foils a prank!
Last night marked the start of the MLS playoffs, and in a show of disgusting complicity with the league, at least three supposedly respected journalists all sent exactly the same tweet. There were reportedly several more instances.
See for yourselves below.
— Kyle McCarthy (@kylejmccarthy) October 29, 2014
— keith costigan (@KeithCostigan) October 29, 2014
— Max Bretos (@mbretosESPN) October 29, 2014