After sitting out D.C. United's first seven matches of the season while buried on the depth chart, Stephen King has seen action in 10 of the club's 15 contests since, including five starts, serving as a dependable role player for coach Ben Olsen's squad.
When Santino Quaranta woke up Sunday morning, he was as sore as could be — and he couldn't have felt better.
Dwayne De Rosario has wasted no time showing D.C. United why he is one of the most prolific attacking players in MLS history.
Bill Hamid could hardly contain his joy.
For anyone keeping tabs on D.C. United, attention always seems to gravitate in certain directions.
Minutes after D.C. United wrapped up a league-worst 6-20-4 campaign in October, then-interim coach Ben Olsen paused during his postgame press conference to seemingly brace himself for the impending skepticism and declared, "We're not that far away."
Soccer conforms to the demands of Darwinism. Particular positions demand particular traits.
Some fine play from the team's newest arrival and a sensational goal from the club's youngest player Saturday couldn't make up for D.C. United's bad habit of giving up late goals and dropping precious points at home.
A large contingent of media members swarmed the RFK Stadium practice fields Thursday as D.C. United tuned up for Saturday's pivotal home match against the Philadelphia Union. Yet reporters took little interest in assessments of the visiting Eastern Conference front-runners.