HARRISON, N.J. - English forward Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula of France scored to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 2-0 win over D.C. United 0 on Sunday in the first leg of their Major League Soccer Eastern Conference semifinal.Thierry Henry set up both goals with brilliant passes. The first was a no-look pass off his back heel to an unmarked Wright-Phillips, who pushed it past goalkeeper Bill Hamid in the 40th minute.Luyindula doubled the lead in the 73rd minute, gathering Henrys well-placed delivery from midfield and slotting the finish through Hamids legs.The Red Bulls visit United for the second leg of the total-goals series next Saturday.In the Western Conference, Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 54th minute to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas in the first leg of their semifinal.FC Dallas opened the scoring when Michel converted a penalty in the 34th minute. Goalkeeper Stefan Frei guessed the right way, but Michel kicked it into the right corner.Seattle midfielder Marco Pappa of Guatemala conceded the penalty with a careless challenge on Andres Escobar.Pappa redeemed himself with a free kick that set up Alonsos equalizer.The Sounders host the second leg of the series on Nov. 10. Air Force 1 Clearance Sale . The Vancouver coach and an announced sellout crowd of 18,910 watched in dismay as the Canucks lost 7-4 to the New York Islanders on Monday night by squandering a 3-0 lead in the third period. Nike Shox Canada Cheap . The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were coming off a 5-0 loss at home last Saturday to FC Dallas. Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back into a tie for both the Western Conference and overall top spot in MLS. Seattle, West co-leader Real Salt Lake and East leader Sporting Kansas City all have 42 points. http://www.airforce1canadasale.com/lunar-force-1-canada.html . 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Air Force 1-100 Canada . 8 Sergio Parisse for its penultimate Six Nations match against Ireland at Lansdowne Road.DETROIT - Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions are taking advantage of the softer portion of their schedule.Stafford threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns — including one off a fluky deflection late in the game — and the Detroit Lions kept the pressure on in the NFC North race with a 34-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.The Lions (9-4) trail first-place Green Bay by a half-game, with the Packers hosting Atlanta on Monday night. Detroit has won two in a row by the same 34-17 score.The Lions beat Chicago on Thanksgiving, and they end this three-game home stretch next weekend against Minnesota.Tampa Bay (2-11) was finally eliminated from playoff contention — the NFC Souths mediocrity could only keep the Bucs in it for so long. They turned the ball over three times in the second quarter against Detroit and never led.Calvin Johnson had eight catches for 158 yards and a touchdown for Detroit, which snapped a nine-game losing streak in December.Mike Evans caught two touchdown passes for the Bucs, but quarterback Josh McCown was under pressure all day, and Tampa Bay managed only 26 yards rushing against Detroits stout defensive front.Stafford went 26 of 34 without an interception, and he and Johnson seem to be clicking again at the right time. The Detroit quarterback was also a bit fortunate on his fourth-quarter scoring pass to Joique Bell.Stafford had a pass bounce off someone at the line of scrimmage — Tampa Bayys Gerald McCoy was in the area — and it bounced back toward Bell, who alertly grabbed it out of midair and ran into the end zone for the games final score.ddddddddddddDetroit opened the scoring on Staffords 6-yard touchdown pass to Johnson, and Patrick Murray answered with a 54-yard field goal for the Bucs.The Bucs first turnover came when McCowns pass deflected off Evans and was picked off by a sliding Glover Quin, who reached out with his left hand to secure the ball at the Tampa Bay 34. Bells 1-yard scoring run made it 14-3.A fumble on a snap gave the Lions the ball at the Tampa Bay 32 moments later, and Detroit managed a field goal off that turnover.Late in the half, the Bucs caught a break after McCowns pass was intercepted in the end zone by James Ihedigbo. The Detroit safety tried to run the ball out, but he ended up fumbling it back to Tampa Bay.The Bucs took over at the Detroit 10 and scored a touchdown with 5 seconds left on McCowns 5-yard pass to Evans.Stafford threw a 53-yard pass to Johnson to set up a third-quarter field goal, and his 10-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Fauria made it 27-10.Evans caught a 26-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth, using one arm to secure the ball in the back of the end zone.Bell broke free for a 57-yard run in the final minutes. That helped set up his 5-yard touchdown catch off the bizarre deflection.___AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL ' ' '