Soccer to ya

Major League Soccer starts Saturday, and I’ve been asked to give MLS its props and hold the sarcasm. Well, New England visits Chicago in the opener, and bad news for the Revs: Mexican legend Cuauhtemoc Blanco is now a Fire -man. Five thousand fans greeted him Monday after none of them landed Cubs or White Sox tickets. Really, I tried.

Pope on the ropes

Don King enjoyed a general audience with Pope Benedict XVI last week, calling his Vatican visit a “spiritual experience.” Well, duh. King later learned that while his four-year prison term for manslaughter can be forgiven, charging $49.95 for any endeavor involving one of the Klitschko brothers is a mortal sin.

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