Kevin Hartman got the last laugh over the Wizards, and FC Dallas jumped in the polls.
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Power Rankings: Week 14

Landon Donovan and Edson Buddle are back, and the Galaxy responded by tightening their grip on the rankings. RSL swapped with the Crew and the Red Bulls held their own, but the headlines belong to FC Dallas, who are suddenly in the mix after a third straight win.

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11

Can LA's defense survive a game without Omar Gonzalez? We think so.

Last: Beat SEA, 3-1  [WATCH] Next: Saturday at NE

23

Championship teams know how to beat the downtrodden. Case in point at Rio Tinto.

Last: Beat NE, 5-0 [WATCH] Next: Thursday at CHI

32

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is doing the little things for the Crew, and the wins keep piling up.

Last: Beat CHI, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at HOU

44

Dane Richards' return bodes well for RBNY, who did just enough in Colorado.

Last: Tied COL, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. D.C.

55

A defensive lapse cost the Rapids on July 4, but they're still unbeaten in their last six.

Last: Tied NY, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at TFC

69

The verdict is in. "No" on Brek Shea's new 'do, but "Yes" on FCD's new 'tude.

Last: Beat KC, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Sunday at SEA

77

Mista Clutch, or Mista Opportunity? TFC's new signing has us curious.

Last: Tied HOU, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. COL

88

John Thorrington is inching closer to a return, which is good news in Bridgeview.

Last: Lost to CLB, 2-1 [WATCH] Next: Thursday vs. RSL

96

Bobby Convey's health concerns sour a solid return for the World Cup veteran.

Last: Tied DCU, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at PHI
1010

Plugging holes where they can, and a draw in Toronto without Brad Davis is priceless.

Last: Tied TFC, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. CLB

1112

Another rookie boosting his club: Danny Mwanga. Ride him while he's hot.

Last: Tied CHV, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. SJ

1211

The Sounders need some help in the midfield, evidenced by another loss to LA.

Last: Lost to LA, 3-1 [WATCH] Next: Sunday vs. FCD

1315

Fortunate to have the best young player in all of MLS: Andy Najar scores a beauty.

Last: Tied SJ, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at NY

1413

The scenario of losing at the hands of Kevin Hartman materialized for Peter Vermes.

Last: Lost to FCD, 1-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. CHV

1516

Small steps, but this new group needs a string of results for its confidence.

Last: Tied PHI, 1-1 [WATCH] Next: Saturday at KC

1614

Is this a franchise low for one of MLS' proudest sides?

Last: Lost to RSL, 5-0 [WATCH] Next: Saturday vs. LA