Marc Connolly previews the conference final matchups and reveals his picks that will advance to MLS Cup 2004.
A move to the Columbus Crew has re-energized midfielder Simon Elliott and he has quickly become a team leader both on and off the field.
2003 Hermann Trophy winner Chris Wingert slipped to the second round where he was picked by the Columbus Crew.
Kyle Martino is primed to have big season with Columbus after being handed the keys to drive the Crew's offense.
The L.A. Galaxy and Columbus Crew will likely fight it out for the MLS Cup championship, but look for the Galaxy to finish on top again.
A return to MLS with the Crew has given Frankie Hejduk another chance to showcase his incredible stamina and blistering speed.
The Crew and Galaxy delivered an entertaining and dramatic 2002 final.
Columbus and New England will have to try and find the net if either want to advance in the MLS playoffs.
Columbus Crew striker Jeff Cunningham will once again cause nightmares for MLS defenders, writes ABC's Marc Connolly.
Since joining Columbus in August, Tony Sanneh has fit in perfectly with the Crew and may be the key player that pushes the squad deep into the playoffs and toward its first league title.