Because it has more twists than an episode of Scandal. And as is the case with that show, the twists in the MLS Playoff race have me confused.
Seattle Sounders slumped to their third straight loss, going down 1-0 to Portland Timbers. With the win over their archrivals, The Timbers are first in the West and challenging for the Supporters Shield.
Also, while I wasn’t paying attention, Chicago Fire decided to mount a playoff challenge. And New England Revolution still have a chance to get into the playoffs.
On a reassuring note, Toronto, DC and Chivas are still terrible. Whew!