Don't look now, but the MLS regular season is coming to a close. There are three weeks of games left, some teams with more games than others, as the final push to the playoffs hits fifth gear. Here's everything you need to know from the weekend in MLS and what's ahead. EASTERN CONFERENCE WESTERN CONFERENCE From May 14 to from July 31, Seattle played 12 games and won just two of them. And since August 7, the Sounders have been rolling, winning five of eight games, drawing two and losing just one to get right back into the playoff hunt. As it stands, the team in seventh in the Western Conference, one spot behind the final playoff spot, which is currently occupied by the Portland Timbers. Now, Seattle
In some respects, the pressure is off MLS teams in the CONCACAF Champiosn League this time around. Sure, the league is desperate for one of its teams to lift the trophy and send a MLS team to the Club World Cup for the first time. The Vancouver Whitecaps are already through, seeing off fellow MLS side Sporting Kansas City and Central FC from Trinidad and Tobago, but the other three teams still haven't secured passage to the quarterfinals.
The Dallas Marathon announced Tuesday that HOKA ONE ONE will be the official footwear partner for the Dec. 11 BMW Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay. Hoka's elite athletes will participate on race day in the Pro Relay Challenge, which pits North Texas' pro sports franchises against one another in a friendly competition to raise money for charity. The Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, Texas Rangers will each field a five-person relay team, which will include one Hoka elite athlete. The running shoe company will showcase its products at the Dec. 9-10 BMW Dallas Marathon Health and Fitness Expo. In addition, Hoka shoes will be donated to the Dallas Marathon's