1. New England

Rec.: 10-4-3. Pv. 2. Note: The Revs give a consistent effort every night, that's why they've lost just once since May 3. Next: vs. Chicago, Aug. 9.

2. Houston

Rec.: 5-4-8. Pv. 3. Note: Despite so many ties, defending champs have still only lost four games all year. Next: vs. Columbus, Saturday.

3. D.C. United

Rec.: 7-8-1. Pv. 1. Note: After brutal SuperLiga showing, a busy August awaits D.C. United with seven matches. Next: vs. Kansas City, Saturday.

4. Real Salt Lake

Rec.: 7-6-6. Pv. 4. Note: RSL doesn't play again for two weeks, but it sits atop the Western Conference at least for now. Next: at Houston, Aug. 16.

5. Columbus

Rec.: 9-5-4. Pv. 5. Note: Reiterated what a complete team it is with 2-0 victory at Colorado over the weekend Next: at Houston, Saturday.

6. Chivas USA

Rec.: 6-6-4. Pv. 7. Note: Finally return to league play this weekend after bowing out of the SuperLiga in group play. Next: at Chicago, Saturday.

7. Chicago

Rec.: 7-5-5. Pv. 8. Note: With two straight scoreless ties, Brian McBride can't arrive soon enough. Next: vs. Chivas USA, Saturday.

8. Kansas City

Rec.: 5-5-7. Pv. 9. Note: Playing quality soccer right now having not lost since a 3-0 setback to Columbus on June 14. Next: at D.C. United, Saturday.

9. FC Dallas

Rec.: 5-6-7. Pv. 11. Note: Dallas is hoping its four-goal outburst last week is the turning point of the season. Next: at Toronto FC, Sunday.

10. L.A. Galaxy

Rec.: 6-7-5. Pv. 6. Note: Are once again a bad team with an 0-3-3 record in the past six games and a minus-8 goal differential. Next: at San Jose, Sunday.

11. Toronto FC

Rec.: 6-7-4. Pv. 10. Note: Have not won a league game since a 3-1 win over Colorado on June 14. Next: vs. FC Dallas, Sunday.

12. Colorado

Rec.: 6-9-3. Pv. 12. Note: Colin Clark had a chance to push Rapids into first place, instead he misfired all night. Next: vs. Toronto FC, Aug. 9.

13. New York

Rec.: 5-6-7. Pv. 13. Note: The reinforcements can't get here soon enough for the struggling Red Bulls. Next: vs. D.C. United, Aug. 10.

14. San Jose

Rec.: 3-9-6. Pv. 14. Note: The Quakes have earned three straight ties, proving they're moving in the right direction. Next: vs. L.A. Galaxy, Sunday.