Bill Hamid completes his challenge mid-drill.
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It has been a long, tough road since hamstring surgery in April, but Chris Pontius has managed to focus on the positives. With sights set on joining his teammates on the field soon as he methodically ramps up his training, the D.C. United midfielder has used the team’s success so far this season as motivation.
D.C. United has announced that defender Jeff Parke has undergone outpatient surgery on his left inner ear to address a peri lymphatic fistula. Surgery was performed by neuro-otologist Dr. Jeffrey Kim at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C. The timetable for Parke’s return is still uncertain.
Welcome, how do you like it so far?
David Estrada: Love it. Everyone has been so welcoming since I went to Salt Lake. The guys have been great. Ben Olsen has been great to be around and so positive, which is something that I sometimes need as a player. It was very welcoming more than anything.
Chris Rolfe talks his 50+ goals in MLS, his most memorable games and the most important steps along his journey.
D.C. United has announced that it will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of its 2004 MLS Cup championship as part of the team’s Aug. 31 match against the New York Red Bulls. In addition to a video tribute, players and staff from the 2004 team will be on hand at RFK Stadium to meet D.C. United Season Ticket Holders and participate in a special presentation and ceremony prior to the match.