Mile-high champions

Updated: November 22, 2010, 1:29 AM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

TORONTO -- There are plenty of ingredients that go into a championship formula. Talent, guts and luck usually top the list, and in Sunday's MLS final, Colorado had enough of all three to subdue FC Dallas 2-1 in extra time.

The last of those elements was especially abundant in the 107th minute, when substitute Macoumba Kandji's shot deflected off George John for an own goal. But while it was a brutally cruel moment for Dallas, it would also be an injustice to say that Colorado owed ...

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