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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…

  • MLS Re-Entry Stage 1 Draft Selections

    Friday 1. Montreal, G Eric Kronberg (Sporting Kansas City) 2. San Jose, G Andy Gruenebaum (Sporting Kansas City) 3. Colorado, pass. 4. Chicago, pass. 5. Houston, pass. 6. Toronto, F forward Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake) 7. Philadelphia, pass. 8. Portland, pass. 9. Sporting Kansas City, pass. 10. Vancouver, pass. 11. Columbus, pass. 12. FC…

  • Impact select KC goalkeeper Kronberg

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Montreal Impact selected Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Kronberg with the first pick Friday in Stage 1 of the MLS re-entry draft. Kronberg was 7-8-5 with a 1.55 goals-against average and seven shutouts last season. In the only other selections, the San Jose Earthquakes used the second overall pick to…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended minor league C Rodney Daal 100 games, without pay, following a third positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Acquired RHP Jason Garcia from Houston for a player to…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended minor league C Rodney Daal 100 games, without pay, following a third positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Acquired RHP Jason Garcia from Houston for a player to…

  • Thursday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Acquired RHP Jason Garcia from Houston for a player to be named or cash. BOSTON RED SOX — Acquired RHP Rick Porcello from Detroit for OF Yoenis Cespedes, RHP Alex Wilson, and LHP Gabe Speier. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Acquired LHP Dan Jennings from Miami for RHP Andre Rienzo.…

  • Red Bulls loan GK Meara to NYCFC for 2015 season

    HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have loaned goalkeeper Ryan Meara to New York City FC for the 2015 season for midfielder Sal Zizzo. The Red Bulls announced the deal Thursday. Meara spent the last three seasons with the Red Bulls. The Fordham product made 18 appearances in his first season in…

  • 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…