Frequent flyer Jakovic eyes starting spot at DC

Canadian int'l hoping to impress United ahead of Gold Cup
Jakovic not road-weary

D.C. United central defender Dejan Jakovic is finally with the rest of his teammates out in California after spending much of February up in the air.

On Feb. 6, Jakovic started and played 90 minutes for the Canadian national team in a 1-0 friendly loss against Greece in Europe. It was a tight window and required crossing the Atlantic in a short time period.

Despite the distance he had to cover, the overall experience was positive.

Five rookies to keep an eye on in 2011

This coming season promises another bounty of freshman talent
Top 5 rookies in '11?

Will these rookies have standout years in 2011?

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With the regular season just under a month away, rookies across MLS are getting adjusted to the rigors of their first preseason as professionals.

More MLS legends added to Hall of Fame ballot

Additions of five new MLS greats makes player vote unpredictable
Soccer HoF voting begins

NEW YORK – Voting for the 2011 class of the National Soccer
Hall of Fame has kicked off and there is a strong chance it could wind up being
an all-MLS class based on the names that are up for election in three different
categories: Player, Veteran and Builder.

Portero Pat Onstad regresa a las canchas con DC

Veterano guardameta sale del retiro para ayudar a D.C. United
Onstad sale del retiro

El asistente técnico
de D.C. United Pat Onstad ha realizado un sorpresivo movimiento del banquillo
al campo de juego.

La lesión del
portero de DC Steve Cronin junto con la recuperación del portero Bill Hamid ha
forzado al experimentado guardameta a regresar a una posición entre los tres
palos. A pesar de tener disponibles al portero Chase Harrison y al jugador de
primer año Joe Willis, quienes se han venido desarrollando bien en el
campamento del equipo, el club consideró que es muy importante tener en la
escuadra a un jugador de alta experiencia.

AUDIO: Charlie Davies on the Lavar Arrington Show

United's new forward called in to talk with Lavar Arrington and Chad Dukes
Davies and Lavar Arrington

Charlie Davies Press Conference

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Listen to the LaVar Arrington Show with Chad Dukes weekdays from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM on 106.7 the FAN

AUDIO: Charlie Davies on DC101 with Roche

United's new forward called in to talk with DC-101's Roche
Davies on DC101 w/ Roche

Charlie Davies Press Conference

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Listen to Roche weekdays 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM on DC-101 (101 FM)

VIDEO: Ben Olsen on Charlie Davies

United's head coach discusses why he thinks Charlie Davies can help the Black-and-Red
Olsen on adding Davies

VIDEO: Charlie Davies on Comcast SportsNet

United's new forward goes 1-on-1 with Ivan Carter
CD9 on Comcast SportsNet

National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2011 Nominees Announced

Voting Begins Today for Players, Veteran Players and Builders
Soccer HOF 2011 Nominees

CHICAGO – Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2011 and voting will begin immediately for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories. Voting will continue through March 11, and the election results will be announced in early Spring.

Three for Thursday: Great moments in Charlie Davies' career

Why the US soccer scene is buzzing about the United striker
3 for Thu: Davies moments

So Charlie Davies has signed with D.C. United on a 12-month loan. Let the speculation begin.

It seems as if everyone is the US soccer scene—including Davies himself—is hoping to see the onetime US international return to full health in the same town where his career—and his life—nearly came to an end a year-and-a-half ago.

If he can do it, he’ll be back to producing those highlight-reel moments we all remember. For today’s Three for Thursday, here are a trio of his best.

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