Seattle Sounders defender Marc Burch said Tuesday the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh and was deserved.
Daniel Woolard isn't exactly the most attention-grabbing individual.
D.C. United bolstered their beleaguered defensive corps Tuesday, acquiring veteran right back Robbie Russell from Real Salt Lake for a third-round pick in the 2013 SuperDraft.
Despite a brave effort late in the game to try and pull out a win, D.C. United had to settle for a 1-1 tie with the visiting Portland Timbers on Wednesday, and with it, see the club's playoff hopes dashed.
For the past two seasons, D.C. United defender Marc Burch's career has been stuck in neutral.
Questions abound for D.C. United in 2011. How quickly will the club rebound from its worst season ever? Who will score after the club notched a miserly 21 goals in 30 games in 2010? Who will be United's starting goalie? Some of these questions will be answered when United hosts the Columbus Crew in its season opener Saturday night at RFK Stadium.
After three intense games in just eight days in the inaugural SuperLiga tournament, D.C. United returns to MLS business today at the New England Revolution.