VIDEO: Black-and-Red Report

Comcast SportsNet's Russ Thaler and Sebastian Salazar discuss D.C. United
Black-and-Red Report

VIDEO: Dax McCarty on Washington Post Live

The Black-and-Red's captain discusses D.C. United with Ivan Carter
Dax McCarty on WPL

POLL: Which Akron product will shine in MLS?

Seven players taken in SuperDraft -- who will be the best in '11?
POLL: Best Akron product?

Akron won its first-ever NCAA title

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Courtesy of Univ. of Akron

The past three MLS drafts have all seen a handful of Akron Zips successfully make the jump from Caleb Porter’s now-storied program to the professional level.

McCarty to wear the armband for D.C. United

Rebuilt team looking for leadership from 23-year-old midfielder
McCarty new DCU captain

WASHINGTON – When D.C. United take the field Saturday evening against the Columbus Crew, one of their new offseason acquisitions will don the captain’s armband.

Head coach Ben Olsen revealed during Wednesday’s Kickoff Luncheon that midfielder Dax McCarty is going to captain D.C. throughout the 2011 campaign. The announcement was made while introducing the 2011 United roster to those in attendance.

VIDEO: McCarty, Wolff, Davies, Quaranta on United's revamped attack

Players discuss the offseason changes to United's attack
United's revamped attack

Join Olsen's Army! Buy tickets to Saturday's (3/19) home opener versus the Columbus Crew.

D.C. United signs goalkeeper Joe Willis

2011 third round MLS SuperDraft Draft selection joins squad for regular season
Joe Willis signed

Washington, D.C. – D.C. United announced today that the club has signed goalkeeper Joe Willis. The 22-year-old joined United after being selected 50th overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft from the University of Denver.

“We are pleased that Joe is officially part of our club,” said General Manager Dave Kasper. “He has all the tools to be a successful goalkeeper in our League, and we are excited about his future.”

Five Home Grown players to watch in 2011

As the league's academy initiative blossoms, who will break out?
5 Home Growns for 2011

The Home Grown rule continues to shape and change the landscape of MLS, and with another new season comes a chance for these signings to make an impact on the league.

Real Salt Lake’s signing of Donny Toia on Monday raised the number of Home Grown players in MLS to 31. Several of those are a long way off from making an impact at the highest level in American soccer, while others like Andy Najar have already shown tremendous ability on a consistent basis.

D.C. United y Comcast SportsNet Anuncian el Calendario de Transmisiones Televisivas

CSN transmitirá 17 partidos, incluyendo el debut de la temporada este sábado frente a Columbus
D.C. United y Comcast Sports

Washington, D.C. – Continuando con la sociedad a largo plazo con el líder local de transmisiones deportivas, Comcast SportsNet, D.C. United anunció hoy su calendario de trasmisiones televisivas a nivel regional para la temporada del 2011 de la Major League Soccer. Como parte del nuevo acuerdo con United, Comcast SportsNet televisará 17 partidos esta temporada, proveyendo a los aficionados de United una impresionante cobertura del conjunto rojinegro. United también anunció un cambio en el horario del partido de local contra Houston Dynamo el 25 de junio.

D.C. United, Comcast SportsNet Extend Partnership

Network to air 17 games during 2011 regular season; Coverage begins with Saturday night’s seaso
TV Schedule

Washington, D.C. – In conjunction with Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, the region’s premier source for television and online sports coverage, D.C. United today announced the extension of their longstanding partnership with the network, as well as the regional television schedule for the 2011 Major League Soccer campaign.

VIDEO: Andy Najar's surprise birthday present

Volkswagen presented the 2010 MLS Rookie of the Year with a new Jetta
Najar's birthday surprise
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