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Newsstand - February 1, 2013

A sampling of D.C. United-related media

Washington Post: D.C. United exercises option on Olsen Contract

Washington Times: D.C. United exercise option on Ben Olsen’s contract

Washington Examiner: MLS buying low, selling high with young talent

The Patriot News: Middletown’s Ben Olsen has coaching contact extended by D.C. United

Associated Press: D.C. United pick up Olsen’s contract option for 2014

Sporting News: D.C. United rewards Ben Olsen with contract extension

NBC Sports ProSoccerTalk: Rounding up transfer day from our side of the Atlantic

Soccer By Ives: MLS Ticker—Dawkins joins Aston Villa on loan, Olsen given D.C. United extension, and more

Goal.com: McCarthy’s Musings—Competition for places awaits Kei Kamara, Andy Najar, and Brek Shea after European Move

SB Nation: Andy Najar’s transfer to Anderlecht highlights MLS’s status as feeder league

DCist: D.C. United’s Andy Najar Sold to Belgian Squad

Potomac Soccer Wire: D.C. United and Head Coach Ben Olsen extend contract

Black and Red United: Former D.C. United player Emiliano Dudar has signed with FC Chaisso of Switzerland

Black and Red United: MLS First Kick 2013 Countdown—30 Days—it’s European transfer Deadline Day

Black and Red United: Is D.C. United’s Hamdi Salihi going to Chinese team FC Tianjin Teda?

MLSSocccer.com: Three for Thursday—Homegrown players make their mark

MLSsoccer.com: MLS fantasy – top five players in each position

DCUnited.com: D.C. United and Head Coach Ben Olsen extend contract

DCUnited.com: Thursday training notes

DCUnited.com: Q&A – Casey Townsend