With the bids in, the independent reviews are piling up. OK, maybe not piling. There are only about two active writers that provide even the semblance of (inter)national coverage.
And, one has weighed in on his opinion of the expansion bids.
The Coles notes? Montreal is strong. Vancouver is likely up against it and Ottawa is, well, still a surprising addition to the list.
Although the league hasn't put a hard time line on the announcement, look for more news around the MLS Cup.