from MLSNET.com: METROSTARS' CLINT MATHIS FINED BY MLS DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE Sanctioned with $500 Fine for Conduct Unbecoming a Professional Athlete NEW YORK (Wednesday, November 5, 2003) - Major League Soccer's Disciplinary Committee announced today that MetroStars forward Clint Mathis has been issued a fine of $500 for conduct unbecoming a professional athlete. Mathis approached a group of fans at the conclusion of the MetroStars' 2-0 home loss at Giants Stadium to the New England Revolution on November 1, engaging in an extended verbal altercation. Mathis' fine reflects his failure to leave the field expeditiously after the game and his verbal, but not physical, confrontation of hecklers proximate to the Giants Stadium tunnel. The 2003 MLS Cup Playoffs continue Saturday and Sunday with the four final legs in the home-and-home, total goals Conference Semifinal series. The Kansas City Wizards host the Colorado Rapids in Saturday's winner-take-all contest, which kicks off at 8:30 p.m. ET from Arrowhead Stadium, live on Fox Sports World, HDNet and Fox Sports en Espanol. On Sunday, three teams - D.C. United, MetroStars and San Jose Earthquakes - look to overcome two-goal deficits to extend their Playoff lives. At 1:00 p.m. ET live on ESPN2, the Chicago Fire host D.C. United in a Soldier Field contest which will determine who advances to the Eastern Conference Championship Game. At 4:00 p.m. ET, the New England Revolution host the MetroStars on Fox Sports World and Fox Sports en Espanol, while a 9:00 p.m. ET kickoff at Spartan Stadium in San Jose pits the Earthquakes against the Defending MLS Champion Los Angeles Galaxy. Teams which pull even on aggregate after 90 minutes on Sunday force a 30-minute golden-goal overtime period to determine the series winner. If teams remain tied after the overtime, kicks from the penalty mark decide which teams advance to the Conference Championship Games. Catch all the 2003 MLS Cup Playoff action on the MLS Shootout Package on DirecTV, Dish Net and iNDemand digital cable. MLS Cup 2003 will be televised live on ABC Sports at 3:30 p.m. ET from The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.