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Controversial penalty leads D.C. United to road win over Whitecaps

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It wasn't quite peak Benny-ball, but it got the job done, albeit controversially.

A controversial penalty call proved just enough for D.C. United, who escaped Vancouver with a 1-0 win over the Whitecaps. The win was D.C. United's first in four games while the Whitecaps settled for their second loss in three matches.

Le Toux still 'disappointed' over Union exit

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At a club where little success has been had, there is one legendary player who made a mark with the Philadelphia Union.

Unfortunately, Sebastien Le Toux was not treated with the same respect by the organization itself last year, as he was shipped off to the Colorado Rapids in August for allocation money.

MLS Ticker: Dzemaili joins Impact, Revs bring back Koffie and more

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The final day of the transfer window produced a light amount of news, but there was one significant signing announced, one that came from the Montreal Impact.

The Impact officially announced the loan of Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili from Bologna. The 31-year-old will take up a Designated Player spot on the Impactroster.

D.C. United, Revs, share points in four-goal draw

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In a four-goal thriller at Gillette Stadium on Saturday evening, the New England Revolution fought back for a point in a 2-2 draw against D.C. United.

The Revolution were coming off a midweek home draw against the San Jose Earthquakes, while D.

MLS Ticker: Adi suspended, Hamid negotiating new contract and more

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The first Cascadia Cup showdown of the season on Saturday will be without a star forward due to a suspension from a Week 7 incident.

Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi was handed a one-game ban and an undisclosed fine by the MLS Disciplinary Committee on Wednesday for violent conduct in the 26th minute of the loss to Sporting Kansas City.

Red Bulls get back on track with win over D.C. United

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It took the presence of the club's fiercest rival to get the New York Red Bulls back on track.

Previously on a four game winless run, the Red Bulls bounced back in a big way on Saturday via a 2-0 win over rivals D.C. United. The win is just the Red Bulls' third of the season, while the loss sees D.

D.C. United controls NYCFC en route to home victory

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A breakaway goal at RFK Stadium disrupted the otherwise solid New York City FC defense and NYCFC's early surge as a top Eastern Conference team.

A lightning-quick sprint and shot after a NYCFC back line miscue from DC United's Lloyd Sam provided the breakthrough while Luciano Acosta added another as D.

Second-half stops from Hamid hand D.C. first victory

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Sometimes it's better to have a little luck, and a tremendous goalkeeper, on your side to stop a slump.

D.C. United used a deflected shot and a penalty to score twice before Bill Hamid made a few key saves to preserve a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night.

Crew drop D.C. United to earn first win of 2017

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The Columbus Crew recorded their first win of the MLS season, beating D.C. United 2-0 on Saturday at RFK Stadium.

The scoring began when Columbus was awarded a penalty following Steve Birnbaum's foul on Ola Kamara in the 38th minute. Federico Higuain stepped up to take the penalty, and though Bill Hamid dove the right way, the Argentine still managed to score his first goal of the season.

First half onslaught leads NYCFC to lopsided win over D.C. United

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NEW YORK New York City FC was held relatively quiet in their season opener, but there was little D.C. United could do to prevent an attacking onslaught on Sunday afternoon.

A trio of first half goals proved more than enough for NYCFC, who cruised past D.

Sporting KC earns road tie with D.C. United

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Sporting KC secured a road point for its first match of the 2017 MLS season, a physical battle against D.C. United that produced a match full of attacking chances.

Instead of a shootout,though, both defenses had strong showings in what turned out to be a 0-0 draw, one featuring plenty of action on both ends.

SBI MLS Season Preview: D.C. United

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The last time we saw D.C. United on a Major League Soccer pitch, the Black and Red were shellacked by the Montreal Impact in the knockout round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Sure, there was disappointment across the board for United, but all they can do now is learn from the mistakes and shortcomings and find more success during the 2017 MLS season, which begins for D.

MLS Ticker: Kljestan named Red Bulls captain, Davis to retire with Dynamo, and more

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The New York Red Bulls needed a replacement for Dax McCarty in the captain position, and it has been filled by one of his former midfield running mates.Sacha Kljestan was given the armband for the 2017 season on Wednesday.

Kljestan helped guide the Red Bulls to the Eastern Conference finals for the second consecutive season in 2016.

MLS Ticker: Hamid to return for opener, Revolution make signing, and more

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Even though Bill Hamid's U.S. Men's National Team camp was cut short due to another knee injury, he is confident that he will be back for D.C. United's regular-season opener on March 4.

Hamid was initially ruled out for five to six weeks, but after undergoing successful surgery, he is optimistic to return in time for the 2017 season.

MLS Ticker: Herculez Gomez retires to join ESPN, and more

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Herculez Gomez just won an MLS Cup crown, and he is riding off into the sunset withit.

ESPN announced on Tuesday afternoon that Gomez has joined its team as a soccer analyst and has retired from professional soccer. The 34-year-old forward's decision to hang up his cleats in order to be in the studio for English and Spanish-language programscomes after he helped the Seattle Sounders win their first MLS Cup last month.

Report: D.C. United expect to sign Harkes to Homegrown deal

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One of college soccer's most talented players wasn't selected in Friday's MLS Draft as his signing with the league remained uncertain. However, it now appears that D.C. United is set to snap up one of the top rookies available ahead of the 2017 season.

The Washington Post is reporting that D.

Bill Hamid withdraws from USMNT camp due to injury

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Bill Hamid has waited several years for his chance with the U.S. Men's National Team, but now the D.C. United goalkeeper will have to wait a little longer.

U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday that Hamid has withdrawn from January camp for the second straight year due to a knee issue.

Report: D.C. United, Birnbaum agree on four-year extension

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Despite rumors linking him with a move abroad, Steve Birnbaum is reportedly set to remain with D.C. United.

ESPN reported Wednesday that D.C. Unitedhas agreed to a new four year-deal with the U.S. Men's National Team defender. The 25-year old centerback has proven to be a key component of D.

SBI College Spotlight: Harkes forging own path towards pros with Wake Forest

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Ian Harkes, understandably, only remembers bits and pieces. He remembers a match against Tottenham, several with the Columbus Crew. He's seen highlights, read stories and certainly heard countless tales, but Harkeswas just a bit too young to fully grasp what he was watching as his father forged his legacy as a captain for both club and country.

Mancosu, Impact cruise past D.C. United

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No Drogba, no problem.

The Montreal Impact cruised past D.C. United at RFK Stadium on Thursday, winning, 4-1, to seal a spot in the conference semifinals. The win sees the Impact book a date with the New York Red Bulls, who will visit Stade Saputo on Sunday.

MLS Playoff Preview: D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact

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A pair of fully-rested squads will take to the pitch at RFK Stadium on Thursday for the second Eastern Conference knockout round match.

Fourth-seeded D.C. United, who rested 10 starters on Decision Day, host No. 5 seed Montreal, with a chance to the play the No.

D.C. United stays hot with win over NYCFC

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D.C. United is looking like MLS' most dangerous team.

A trio of first half goal saw D.C. cruise past NYCFC, 3-1, at RFK Stadium. The win seals a playoff berth for D.C. via their fourth-straight win while NYCFC's push towards the top of the East takes a major dent with the loss.

Report: D.C. United stadium could face delays over design disagreement

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Just a week after being granted land by Washington D.C. for their new stadium, D.C. United are already facing issues that may cause significant delays.

The Washington Post has reportedthat an escalating feud over the design of the stadium between the team anddevelopers with land south of the stadium site on Buzzard Point, led by D.

D.C. United extends win streak to three with victory over TFC

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D.C. United continues to peak at the right time.

After going down a goal on a Jozy Altidore finish, D.C. United battled back to score two straight in a 2-1 win over Toronto FC on Saturday night. The win moves D.C. United into fourth place following the Philadelphia Union's loss to the Red Bulls.

Second-half goals hand D.C. advantage in East playoff race

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D.C. United used a flurry of second-half strikes to move four points clear of the New England Revolution on Wednesday night at RFK Stadium.

Lloyd Sam, Lamar Neagle and Alvaro Saborio scored in the 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew that essentially knocked the Crew out of the Eastern Conference playoff race.

Mullins shines yet again to lead D.C. United to vital win over Orlando City

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Both D.C. United and Orlando City entered the weekend in the thick of the Eastern Conference race, but only one of the postseason contenders looked like a playoff team on Saturday night.

A pair of Patrick Mullins goals sandwiched a finish from Lloyd Sam, as D.

D.C. United pull off late rally to tie New York Red Bulls

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HARRISON, N.J. The New York Red Bulls were on the brink of securing a comfortable win, but D.C. United mounted an impressive comeback in the dying moments to share the spoils.

D.C. United scored two late goals en route to picking up a road point in a 2-2 draw with the Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon.

Late goals from Villa, Lampard seal dramatic NYCFC win over D.C. United

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With just several minutes remaining in what had been a sleepwalk of a performance, New York City FC was en route to a disappointing home loss. Then, in a span of moments, the club's Designated Players turned the game on its head.

Four goals poured in after the 79th minute, with David Villa and Frank Lampard accounting for three of them as NYCFC erased a 2-0 deficit to earn a 3-2 win over D.

Mullins hat-trick pushes D.C. United to win over Fire

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Patrick Mullins has proven a legitimate threat since joining D.C. United midseason, but the third-year forward provided his best performance yet on Saturday night.

Mullins fireda hat-trick in Saturday night's goalfest, leading D.C. to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago Fire at RFK Stadium.

Bill Hamid heroics earn D.C. United tie with Impact

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It isn't often that a team comes from behind to salvage a point and leaves a match disappointed, but that's surely how the Montreal Impact will be feeling after drawing D.C. United, 1-1.

The Impact statistically dominated the match, but found themselves trailing early when Patrick Nyarko earned D.

Pair of quick goals push D.C. United to comeback tie with Red Bulls

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Up 2-0 in the 64th minute, the New York Red Bulls appeared to be cruising to a rivalry win over D.C. United. However, a three-minute breakdownsaw the Red Bulls shut off defensively as two precious points slipped away at RFK Stadium.

Goals from Marcelo Sarvas and Patrick Mullins saw the hosts erase a two-goal deficit between the 70th and 73rd minutes, earning D.

Birnbaum, Acosta fire D.C. United past Timbers

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The new-look D.C. United continues to improve, with their latest stepcoming at the expense of the defending MLS Cup champions.

Steve Birnbaum scored early before Luciano Acosta added D.C. United's second of the night, leading the way in a 2-0 defeat of the Portland Timbers on Saturday at RFK Stadium.

Birnbaum's late equalizer earns D.C. United tie with Union

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After countless minutes worth of pushing for an equalizer, D.C. United found the back of the net in second half stoppage time to secure a 2-2 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.

With the seconds ticking down in stoppage time, Steve Birnbaum nodded home a cross from open space at the left post to earn a point at home for the Black and Red.

Report: Maccabi Tel Aviv increases offer for USMNT defender Birnbaum

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Numerous U.S. players have made their way overseas over recent years, and Steve Birnbaum's name is again being linked with a move abroad.

The D.C United centerback is reportedly being targeted again by Israeli side Maccabi Tel Aviv, who previously contacted the MLS side over acquiring Birnbaum in the spring.

Late Bernardiello finish gives 10-man Impact tie against D.C. United

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D.C. United did just about everything right on Sunday night, but a late goal allowed prevented the home team from securing all three points.bbsssr

Hernan Bernardiello's second-half finishhelped give the Montreal Impact a 1-1 tie against D.C. United, after managing the Impact's first shot on target in the 86th minute.

D.C. United adds Igboananike in trade with Fire

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D.C. United has struggled to find consistency in the attack this season, but Ben Olsen and the team's front office are doing everything in their power to change that.

After recently acquiringattacking players Patrick Mullins and Lloyd Sam from New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls, respectively, D.

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D.C. United roast Red Bulls on valentine's response

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With valentine's day right around the corner, a pair of MLS rivals decided to show each other some love, with a little good-natured ribbing included.

It all began with D.C. United tweeting out a lovely valentine's day card they "received" from long-time rivals, the New York Red Bulls, ahead of Tuesday's holiday.

MLS Ticker: Spector nearing Orlando move; Minnesota signs Taylor, Anor; and more

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Jonathan Spector appears bound for Orlando City.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Spector is set to join Orlando City if his current club, Birmingham City, signs off on an early release. Spector is reportedly in Orlando on Tuesday and could prove an answer at both fullback and centerback for a Lions team that struggled in defense throughout 2016.

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Union trample D.C. United for second straight win

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WASHINGTON D.C. This is the Philadelphia Union team manyexpected to see at the start of the season.

The Union continued to put their early-season struggles behind them with a 4-0 win over D.C. United at RFK Stadium in Saturday that handed them a two-game winning streak and four-game unbeaten run.

CCL Preview: Red Bulls host Antigua, Whitecaps face Central and more

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The 2016/17 CONCACAF Champions League kicks off on Tuesday, while four of MLS' five teams participating in the competition will be in action this week.

The Vancouver Whitecaps get things going in this year's tournament as Carl Robinson's side hits the road to take on Central FC from Trinidad & Tobago.