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MLS Newsstand - October 22, 2012

on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 18:10
(This sampling of coverage is a service provided to members of the media by MLS Communications)
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·       Portland Timbers win the Cascadia Cup Title; Vancouver Whitecaps FC clinch playoffs despite loss; Seattle Sounders FC eliminate FC Dallas from playoff contention (NBC Sports Network)
·       Despite losing to Seattle Sounders FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC become the first Canadian team to clinch an MLS Playoff berth (Sportsnet Connected)
·       Over 6,000 fans participate in the groundbreaking for San Jose's new stadium; Chris Wondolowski scores his 26th goal as the San Jose Earthquakes draw the LA Galaxy, 2-2 (CSNBA-Comcast Sportnet Bay Area, San Francisco)
·       Seattle Sounders FC clinch MLS Playoffs with a 3-1 win over FC Dallas, will face Real Salt Lake in the first round of MLS Playoffs (KOMO-ABC, Seattle)
·       Portland Timbers claim the Cascadia Cup Title with a win at Vancouver Whitecaps FC (KATU-ABC, Portland)
·       Columbus Crew fall, 3-2, to D.C. United, are eliminated from MLS Playoff contention (WCMH-NBC, Columbus)
·       Houston Dynamo clinch playoffs with a 3-1 win over Philadelphia Union, finish unbeaten at home (KITV-ABC, Honolulu)
·       Chicago Fire fall, 1-0, to New England Revolution (WMAQ-NBC, Chicago)
·       Colorado Rapids defeat Chivas USA, 2-0 (KMGH-ABC, Denver)
·       New York Red Bulls honor fallen youth soccer coach, draw Sporting Kansas City, 0-0 (WABC-ABC, New York)
MLS Newsstand – October 22, 2012
6. Crew Review (Columbus Dispatch)
Vancouver Whitecaps 0, Portland Timbers 1
San Jose Earthquakes 2, LA Galaxy 2
19. Galaxy can't hold on, tie(The Associated Press)
Seattle Sounders FC 3, FC Dallas 1
22. Win match, lose Cup (Tacoma News Tribune)
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