Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
For the second straight year, the Seattle Sounders’ season ended prematurely because a brief breakdown in the playoffs proved too much to overcome.
The lesson was supposed to have been learned a year ago, when one lapse during the MLS Cup playoffs and one extra goal did make all the difference for the Seattle Sounders. Clearly, it wasn’t.
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Seattle Sounders forward Eddie Johnson might miss the first leg of the MLS Western Conference semifinals against Real Salt Lake on Friday with a hamstring strain.
The Sounders (15-7-11, 56 points), who already have clinched their fourth straight MLS playoff berth, climbed into a second-place tie with Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. Both teams have one game remaining.
The Minnesota Lynx held off the Seattle Storm 73-72 Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals.
Tipoff is at 6:00pm on Sunday, September 30 at KeyArena! Come cheer your Seattle Storm as they battle the Minnesota Lynx during Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals. Plus, enjoy a very special halftime show!
Seattle controlled the majority of the action through the first 20-plus minutes of the second half, but it was FC Dallas’ Jackson who had the best opportunity to snap the 1-1 tie, in the 69th minute.
Back in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).