Portland scores two goals in the first seven minutes and holds off Columbus, 2-1.
An illogical playoff schedule, with a condensed start and interminable stops, has further marginalized MLS.
David Beckham makes his MLS farewell with the Los Angeles Galaxy in the championship match against the Houston Dynamo at Home Depot Center.
D.C. United has agreed to a new sponsorship deal with Volkswagen. Chris Wondolowski was named MLS MVP. David Beckham met the media. Patrick Ianni won goal of the year, Nick Rimando save of the year.