PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Long after all the fans had gone and the turf was being vacuumed of confetti, Real Salt Lake was still celebrating its Western Conference championship.
Aided by a boom box, RSL players sang and danced as they headed for their bus following Sunday night's 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers. The win gave Salt Lake a 5-2 aggregate advantage in the two-leg conference final.
It also gave the team a spot in the MLS Cup against Sporting Kansas City on Dec. 7. (MORE)