Runaway Eastern Conference leader D.C. United extended its unbeaten streak to eight games with a 1-0 win over Chicago on Clyde Simms' long-range strike in the 17th minute. United extended its lead in the Eastern Conference over second-place Kansas City to nine points.
-- New England was four minutes away from its first win six games when rookie
Kai Kamara's goal gave Columbus a 1-1 tie at Crew Stadium.
-- Colorado remained in third place, one point ahead of Chivas USA in the Western Conference,
when they played to a 1-1 tie before only 6,692 fans in Denver.