Blaise Nkufo

Sports with Art Thiel
3:56 pm
Fri March 18, 2011

Sounders start season with crowd, controversy

Los Angeles Galaxy's David Beckham defends as Seattle Sounders' O'Brian White looks for a shot and Galaxy goalkeeper Josh Saunders looks on during the 2011 season opener Tuesday, March 15, in Seattle.

The Seattle Sounders FC started the 2011 season this week with a record crowd and some unwelcome controversy.

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