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  1. MLS Cup preview: Real Salt Lake meets Sporting Kansas City to decide Major League Soccer’s 18th championship

    Dec 7, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    SKC fans 3

    Two well-regarded American coaches, two super defenses and record cold temperatures are the dominant sub-plots:

  2. MLS playoff preview: Real Salt Lake at Portland Timbers, with the Western Conference title on the line

    Nov 24, 2013, 3:54 PM EDT

    Emulating the match day experience on display at JELD-WEN Field is something high on Orlando's to-o list.

    RSL take a two-goal lead into JELD-WEN Field on Sunday, with the winner moving on to the MLS Cup final.

  3. MLS playoff preview: Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City, a place in MLS Cup at stake

    Nov 23, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

    Graham Zusi, Mike Chabala

    It’s hard to escape the history factor in this series, so recent and so meaningful:

  4. MLS Playoff Preview: Sporting Kansas City meets Houston in first leg of MLS conference final

    Nov 8, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT

    BBVA Compass 2

    The two-game, aggregate goals series begins Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium and can be seen on NBC:

  5. MLS Playoff Preview: Timbers look to finish off rival Sounders

    Nov 7, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT

    Sporting Kansas City v Portland Timbers

    Portland’s never been at this stage before, part of the reason we may be overlooking how much they should be favored on Thursday.

  6. MLS playoff preview: LA Galaxy take slim lead into Thursday’s Western Conference semifinal second leg

    Nov 7, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

    Rio Tinto-RSL

    The Galaxy may rue scoring just one goal in Los Angeles, now taking the total-goals series to Rio Tinto Stadium outside of Salt Lake:

  7. MLS Playoff Preview: New England Revolution at Sporting Kansas City

    Nov 6, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Union v Sporting Kansas City

    New England finally broke through against KC on Saturday. Can the make history repeat itself Wednesday at Sporting Park?

  8. New York Red Bulls and Houston set to decide their Eastern Conference semifinal

    Nov 6, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT

    Dax McCarty

    Houston has not played well at Red Bull Arena, where the teams meet on Wednesday with the total goals series tied at 2-2:

  9. MLS Playoff Preview: Real Salt Lake at LA Galaxy

    Nov 2, 2013, 9:13 PM EDT

    Major League Soccer's all-time leading playoff scorer Landon Donovan.

    The defending champions continue their title defense Sunday in Carson.

  10. MLS Playoff Preview: New York Red Bulls at Houston Dynamo

    Nov 2, 2013, 6:04 PM EDT

    New York Red Bulls v Portland Timbers

    The Eastern Conference semifinals continue Sunday afternoon in Texas; this one is on NBC:

  11. MLS Playoff Preview: Sporting KC at New England Revolution

    Nov 1, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Union v Sporting Kansas City

    The Eastern Conference semifinals begin in New England:

  12. MLS Playoff Preview: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers, first leg

    Oct 31, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT

    Eddie Johnson, Jack Jewsbury

    The league gets its dream matchup when Cascadia rivals clash for the fourth time this season.

  13. MLS Playoff Preview: Montreal Impact at Houston Dynamo

    Oct 30, 2013, 5:32 PM EDT

    MLS: D.C. United at Houston Dynamo

    Thursday’s winner from BBVA Compass Stadium meets the New York Red Bulls in the conference semifinals:

  14. MLS Playoff Preview: Colorado Rapids at Seattle Sounders

    Oct 30, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT

    Clint Dempsey

    Seven games without a win, Seattle must reverse their fortunes against Colorado to extend their season.

  15. MLS Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Sporting Kansas City

    Oct 24, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Kleberson 2

    Watch both teams’ final regular-season games of the season on Saturday, 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

  16. MLS Preview: DC United at Sporting Kansas City

    Oct 17, 2013, 10:58 PM EDT

    New England Revolution v Sporting Kansas City

    DC, winless in 10, will try to derail Sporting’s Shield hopes Friday on NBCSN.

  17. MLS Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps at Seattle Sounders

    Oct 8, 2013, 10:24 PM EDT

    Osvaldo Alonso

    Sigi Schmid and Martin Rennie face new questions ahead of Wednesday’s derby in Seattle.

  18. MLS Preview: Colorado Rapids at San Jose Earthquakes

    Oct 8, 2013, 9:31 PM EDT

    Deshorn Brown, Dillon Powers

    Fifth versus sixth in the West means playoff stakes in Santa Clara.

  19. MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City at Houston Dynamo

    Oct 8, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT

    Will Bruin 3

    Houston’s climbed back to third, while Sporting hold on to Supporters’ Shield ambitions.

  20. MLS Preview: D.C. United vs. Chicago Fire

    Oct 3, 2013, 3:55 PM EDT

    Precious few TV viewers watched D.C. United lift its third Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup trophy Tuesday night in Sandy, Utah.

    Coming off their U.S. Open Cup win on Tuesday, D.C. United hosts the Chicago Fire on Friday on NBCSN.

  21. MLS Preview: LA Galaxy at Portland Timbers

    Sep 28, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT

    San Jose Earthquakes v Portland Timbers - Portland Timbers Tournament

    Sunday’s big Western Conference clash in on NBC:

  22. MLS Preview: Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia Union

    Sep 26, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT

    C.J. Sapong; Mark Bloom

    Watch the first of two NBC broadcasts this weekend on Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

  23. MLS Preview: Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids

    Sep 19, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT

    Edson Buddle, Nat Borchers

    NBC’s MLS Game of the Week airs on Friday at 10 p.m. PT on NBCSN.

  24. MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake

    Sep 12, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

    Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders - Western Conference Semifinals

    The winner of this game takes control of first place in the MLS Supporters’ Shield race.

  25. MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Chicago Fire

    Sep 5, 2013, 8:30 PM EDT

    MLS FC Dallas Sounders Soccer

    Watch on Saturday at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

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