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We look at the weekend in the MLS postseason, have some D.C. United news, and appreciate The Freshman and Goodfellas.

Well if you're not going to root for D.C. United, root against the conqueror, right? So...

Columbus Crew SC win 2-0 at MAPFRE against New York Red Bulls - Massive Report: Would have thought that Goalkeeper of the Year Luis Robles could have saved Kei Kamara or Justin Meram's goals, but here we are. The evening edition saw the Portland Timbers in very good shape after a Nat Borchers goal in stoppage time led them to a 3-1 win over FC Dallas.

Nu vill Halsti fotograferas med Obama | Hbl.fi: Markus Halsti shares his thoughts on Year One of his time with D.C. United.

Beyond the Sidelines: Voices from the D.C. United experience: This is a nice look at the D.C. United gameday experience, from tailgates to security to what have you. Is it March yet?

Evergreen Sportsplex Weekly Update: This says that Evergreen Sportsplex (which was this summer's home for D.C.'s U-23 team) will be fielding a PDL team of their own this summer. Whether this means D.C. will share the space or not remains to be seen as the decision of where to play next year has yet to be made, but something to keep on the radar.

Is Chris Pontius a club legend? - Black And Red United: I leave the Chris Pontius referendum here for discussion.

Volkswagen ‘considering ending Bundesliga club sponsorship’ | Football | The Guardian: Former DC sponsor VW continues to scale back on sponsorships in what hasn't been a good year for them.

MLS Cup conference finals: A look at four teams’ business off the pitch - SportsBusiness Daily | SportsBusiness Journal | SportsBusiness Daily Global: In the event you wanted to see how MLS' Final Four were faring financially, click forward.

Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, El Clásico 2015: Final score 4-0, Blaugrana at their best - SBNation.com: This was a fun watch for how clinical this demolition was, with goals from Barcelona's Neymar, Luis Suarez, and an Andres Iniesta performance that left Real Madrid fans applauding because how could you not, really?

Inter 4, Frosinone 0: To the top again (and with some style too) - The Offside Inter Milan: In partner club news, Inter Milan easily dispatched of Frosinone to move atop the Serie A table in sole possession. Fellow partner club Sunderland plays today.

‘The Freshman’ Turns 25, A Look Back At Marlon Brando’s Bizarre Antics | UPROXX: I just saw the Brando documentary over the weekend and it wasn't bad, and I'd forgotten how much Brando slagged this film that's actually a nice watch.

[WATCH] BREAKING BAD: ANALYZING THE LAST SEQUENCE OF MARTIN SCORSESE’S ‘GOODFELLAS’ | One. Perfect. Shot. | Honoring Cinema's Past - Frame by Frame: In substantially more well-received films, Scorsese's masterpiece gets looked at, particularly Henry's last day before his arrest. This sequence remains amazing for its visuals, storytelling and eclectic music choices. Watch the breakdown, then watch the scene again.

So have you started brining your turkey yet?