New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill (right) pushes D.C. United midfielder Branko Boskovic during the first half of an MLS Eastern Conference semifinal playoff soccer match on Nov. 8, 2012, in Harrison, N.J. (Associated Press)

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New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill (right) pushes D.C. United midfielder Branko Boskovic during the first half of an MLS Eastern Conference semifinal playoff soccer match on Nov. 8, 2012, in Harrison, N.J. (Associated Press)