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  • The real winner in the D.C. United stadium deal

    WASHINGTON — It can be easy to forget, what with all the political posturing and deal-making that such projects require, who really benefits when a professional team gets a new stadium. Everyone always wants to declare a winner. The team won. The real estate developer won. When D.C. United’s new Buzzard Point stadium was finally…

  • Who is your team’s all-time player?

    See which players have played the most games for each of the Washington professional sports teams.

  • The future of D.C. sports under Mayor Bowser

    With issues ranging from the DC United stadium to the proposed Wizards practice facility, mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will have a major impact on the future of sports in D.C.

  • Red Bulls take first leg 2-0 over United

    The Red Bulls visit United for the second leg of the total-goals series next Saturday.

  • Seattle, LA favorites as MLS playoffs get going

    TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Seattle is trying to make MLS history. Los Angeles would love nothing more than to send Landon Donovan into retirement raising another trophy. New England is the hottest team in the league entering the playoffs after the addition of midfielder Jermaine Jones. And New York’s Bradley Wright-Phillips gets two more…

  • United with D.C.: Citizen Ben Olsen

    As a player, a coach and a citizen of D.C., no sports figure has meant more to his team than DC United head coach Ben Olsen.

  • Impact, DC United tie 1-1

    MONTREAL (AP) — Marco Di Vaio scored in the final game of his 20-year career, helping the Montreal Impact to a 1-1 tie with D.C. United on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. The score in the 26th minute was Di Vaio’s ninth goal of the season and the 34th in 76 games…

  • D.C. United clinches first place in Eastern Conference

    Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson scored and D.C. United beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night.

  • United clinch Eastern title with 2-1 win over Fire

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson scored and D.C. United beat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Saturday night. United (17-9-7) stretched its unbeaten streak to five games, clinching first place in the Eastern Conference — and the biggest single-season turnaround in MLS history, rebounding from last year’s 24-loss season. United opened the scoring…

  • United top scorer Silva out with hamstring injury

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United leading scorer Luis Silva has a hamstring injury that could put him out for the rest of the season, a blow to the top team in the Eastern Conference heading into the MLS playoffs. United said Tuesday that Silva was injured in Sunday’s win over the Houston Dynamo and will…

  • United eliminate Dynamo with 3-1 win

    D.C. United (16-9-7) extended their Eastern Conference lead to six points with two games remaining.

  • DC United clinches playoff spot; ties KC 0-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Hamid had his MLS-leading 10th shutout of the season to help D.C. United clinch a playoff spot with a 0-0 draw with Sporting Kansas City on a rainy Friday night. D.C. United (15-9-7) advanced to the playoffs a year after finishing with a MLS-worst record of 3-24-7. The tie snapped their…

  • United holds off Union 1-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Luis Silva scored early in the first half and goalkeeper Bill Hamid made it stand up in D.C. United’s 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. United (16-9-6) snapped a three-game winless streak and beat Philadelphia for the second time in two matches this season, keeping the Union in seventh place…

  • DC United advances in CONCACAF Champions League

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Pontius and Eddie Johnson helped D.C. United secure a spot in the second round of the CONCACAF Champions League, scoring in a 2-0 victory over Panama’s Tauro on Wednesday night. United is 3-0-0 in Group 4 play. It will finish group play at Tauro (0-3-0) on Oct. 21. Only the winner…

  • United coach Ben Olsen gets contract extension

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United have signed coach Ben Olsen to a multiyear contract extension. United rewarded Olsen with a new deal Monday as the club closes in on one of the biggest turnaround seasons in MLS history. United won only three games last year. This year they lead the Eastern Conference with a 14-9-6…