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10 April 4:27 pm

D.C. United's Head Coach Ben Olsen has been a DC resident for over a decade now. Last fall, Olsen got involved in the politics of DC residency for the first time when he put his support behind the DC Vote initiative.

Tomorrow, Olsen will be in attendance at the DC Budget Freedom Happy Hour, hosted by DC Vote. The fundraiser details are below:

WHAT: $5 at the door gets you an extended Happy Hour with a DC Vote specialty cocktail, and enters you in a raffle to win D.C. United Tickets for their April 13th game vs. the New York Red Bulls and signed D.C. United fan gear. 100% of proceeds from purchases of Three Stars beers will go directly to DC Vote.
WHEN: Thursday, April 11 5:00PM - 8:00PM
WHERE: Cause 1926 9th Street NW, Washington, DC

RSVP to the event now

Get behind D.C. United for Saturday's Atlantic Cup Match - tickets available online

08 April 3:50 pm

Tonight, the University of Louisville will face the University of Michigan in the NCAA National Championship match in Atlanta Georgia. One member of the Black-and-Red will be watching closely, as the Cardinals seek national recognition.

United's Nick DeLeon graduated in 2011 from the Louisville, where he spent two seasons. Although he does not have any friends who currently play for the team, his loyalty still lies in Kentucky, and the midfielder plans to watch the game tonight at home. 

DeLeon's message for his fellow Louisville students, "Good luck and represent."

College Night tickets are available for Saturday when D.C. United hosts the New York Red Bulls

03 April 1:55 pm

If you're flipping through the April issue of DC Magazine you might recognize a few familiar faces in the Men of Style section. That's right, Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius were both featured in the issue.

Check out the digital issue of DC Magazine

The piece, which was shot in February at Room & Board features other sports figures, including the Wizard’s John Wall, the Redskins’ Josh Morgan, the Caps’ Mike Green, the Annapolis Bayhawks’ Kyle Dixon, and ESPN’s Tony Reali.

D.C. United returns home Saturday, April 13 to host the New York Red Bulls

02 April 9:47 am

Right on cue for Major League Baseball's opening day, Mark Willis, a Boston-based web designer and soccer enthusiast released his take on thejersey designs for all 30 MLB teams. But there was something different about them...All of the jerseys were designed as soccer kits.

The project, which took Willis three months to complete, takes an in-depth look into the history of the MLB uniforms, and the teams who wear them. Enjoy.

NL East

AL East

NL Central

AL Central

NL West

AL West

D.C. United returns home Saturday, April 13 to host the New York Red Bulls

29 March 11:46 am

Former MLS and US Men's National Team star Cory Gibbs recently counted down his choice for top 5 all-time best defenders in MLS. Two D.C. United alum sat atop Gibbs' list. Jeff Agoos' versatile play and five MLS Cup Championships earn him the number two spot, while Eddie Pope's athleticism sets him apart at number one.

29 March 11:18 am

On Monday, three members of the Black-and-Red were guests at the Washington Wizards vs Memphis Grizzlies game at the Verizon Center in Washington DC. Bill Hamid, James Riley, and Marcelo Saragosa bonded with Brazilian-born center Nene. The Wizards star shares a passion for soccer, and the three spent some time talking about it post-match.

27 March 9:26 am

This week, Dwayne De Rosario and Chris Pontius joined other MLS stars in a day-long commercial shoot for Continental Tires. In between takes, the pair took to Twitter to share photos, videos and more.

Chris Pontius snaps an Instagram:

Dwayne De Rosario gets a lesson in acting:

Continental Tires goes some behind-the-scenes:

 
18 March 9:24 pm

On Monday, March 18, Jurgen Klinsmann named his 23-man roster for upcoming, all-important, World Cup qualifiers. The full roster, which was complete with a total of nine stars from Major League Soccer is below:

US ROSTER BY POSITION (World Cup qualifying Caps/Goals)

GOALKEEPERS (3): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England - 5/3 SO), *Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire - 0/0), *Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake - 0/0)


DEFENDERS (6): *Tony Beltran (Real Salt Lake - 0/0), *Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City - 0/0), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City/England - 6/0), *Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy - 1/0), Clarence Goodson (Brondby/Denmark - 5/0), *Justin Morrow (San Jose Earthquakes - 0/0)


MIDFIELDERS (9): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla/Mexico - 26/6), *Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake - 2/0), Michael Bradley (Roma/Italy - 20/5), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana/Mexico - 1/0), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor/Turkey - 10/0), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04/Germany - 6/0), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht/Belgium - 13/0), Brek Shea (Stoke City/England - 2/0), *Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City - 4/0)


FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar/Netherlands - 18/6), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna/Austria - 2/0), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham Hotspur/England - 27/11), Herculez Gomez (Santos Laguna/Mexico - 6/2), *Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC - 12/10)

* Denotes MLS player

What do you think of the selected list? Are there any players that you would have included?

18 March 5:29 pm

Last week, Bashir Hooper of the D.C. United Academy was recognized by the County of Gainsville, Virginia for his commitment to serving his community. Hooper is a regular volunteer with the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry, which strives to eliminate hunger by providing food to those in need.

The event, which was hosted by Gainesville County Supervisor Pete Candland, named the Food Pantry the Heroes of Gainsville, and the award was received by Pam Stutz, the Haymarket Food Pantry Executive and Founder and Bashir Hooper.

17 March 1:01 pm

Dwayne De Rosario returned from a two-game suspension just in time to play his former team:

Midfielder Perry Kitchen expressed his gratitude for the fans:

Brandon McDonald was happy with a point at New York:

Canadian defender Dejan Jakovic wished the fans safe travels:

After recording his second shutout in a row, Bill Hamid thanked his teammates: