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Monday “Meh” list: quick recap of the slightly overrated

Chelsea's manager Rafa Benitez reacts to his team's performance against Manchester City during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge stadium in London

Chelsea’s manager Rafa Benitez reacts to his team’s performance against Manchester City during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, November 25, 2012. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) NO USE WITH UNAUTHORIZED AUDIO, VIDEO, DATA, FIXTURE LISTS, CLUB/LEAGUE LOGOS OR “LIVE” SERVICES. ONLINE IN-MATCH USE LIMITED TO 45 IMAGES, NO VIDEO EMULATION. NO USE IN BETTING, GAMES OR SINGLE CLUB/LEAGUE/PLAYER PUBLICATIONS. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS

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Quick-hit list of people, places and things we noticed over the weekend that land on the over-done or overly praised side. Not necessarily awful but, you know, just “meh.


  • All talk of a new MLS franchise destinations before solid ownership groups are identified
  • All talk of a new MLS franchise before solid stadium plan is identified
  • Cyber Monday
  • Rafa Benitez’s chances of staying at Chelsea more than a few months
  • Mashed potatoes
  • James Milner
  • Any “news” on a new stadium for D.C. United
  • Any “news” on a new stadium for New England