MLS playoffs http://www.kplu.org en Sounders' Season Over after 2nd Loss to Portland in Semifinals http://www.kplu.org/post/sounders-season-over-after-2nd-loss-portland-semifinals <p></p><p>The Seattle Sounders’ season has come to an end after a second playoff loss to Portland Thursday night. The Timbers beat the Sounders 3-2 in Portland to win the two-game, aggregate-goal semifinal series 5-3.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU&nbsp;sports commentator Art&nbsp;Thiel&nbsp;says the game was an embarrassing end to the Sounders’ rocky season.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 10892 at http://www.kplu.org Sounders' Season Over after 2nd Loss to Portland in Semifinals Can Sounders Stop Slide and Make the Playoffs? http://www.kplu.org/post/can-sounders-stop-slide-and-make-playoffs <p></p><p>The Seattle Sounders play FC Dallas in Texas on Saturday. It’s yet another chance for the team to clinch a playoff berth. They’re running out of chances.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU&nbsp;sports commentator Art&nbsp;Thiel&nbsp;says a lot has been going wrong for the Sounders recently.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 10529 at http://www.kplu.org Can Sounders Stop Slide and Make the Playoffs? Can Sounders get past Real Salt Lake in first round of playoffs? http://www.kplu.org/post/can-sounders-get-past-real-salt-lake-first-round-playoffs <p>The Sounders play their final game of the regular season this Sunday against the LA Galaxy in California.</p><p>Next weekend, they face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference semifinals - in a rematch from last year.</p><p>The Sounders have made it to the Major League Soccer playoffs all four years of their existence, but have yet to make it to round two. KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says it's tough to say if this will be their year. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 6840 at http://www.kplu.org Can Sounders get past Real Salt Lake in first round of playoffs?