Here come the Cosmos
Can the NASL contain the iconic franchise's grand, global ideas?
The second coming of the New York Cosmos is having its own second coming. That iconic team of Pele, Franz Beckenbauer and Giorgio Chinaglia, exhumed in 2010 with a volley of empty hype, t-shirts and vanity staffing appointments despite never building an official squad, announced last week it will return to action in 2013. "We're back said with none of the posturing; just a sound business plan," said new chairman Seamus O'Brien. "From now on, I want our deeds to match our words."
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