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  • D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid reacts at the end of an MLS soccer game against Portland Timbers, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, in Washington. The game ended in a 1-1 tie. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

    D.C. United again proving to be tough on their turf

    Once revered as perhaps the toughest place to play in Major League Soccer, RFK Stadium in recent years has been all too welcoming to visiting teams. Last season, D.C. United's tendency to let points slip away at home was the fatal flaw that kept it out of the playoffs for the fourth straight year.

  • **FILE** Former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    D.C. charity paid out $400,000 to rent a tent

    The mission of the D.C. Children & Youth Investment Trust Corp., the nonprofit group at the center of former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas' theft scandal, is to expand and improve services for local children, especially when they are out of school.

  • Wide receiver Eric Page has 112 catches for 1,123 yards and 10 touchdowns this season in leading Toledo to the Military Bowl at RFK Stadium. (Associated Press)

    Sure-handed Page launches Rockets' offense

    Chances are, just about everyone watching Wednesday's Military Bowl will have their eyes on Toledo wide receiver Eric Page. That includes the players on the field with him, too.

  • A D.C. United fan makes his way through emptying seats following the D.C. United's victory over the New York Red Bulls at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C., Saturday, June 14, 2008. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington  Times)

    Search for stadium could lead D.C. United to Baltimore

    Since Major League Soccer kicked off 16 years ago, the D.C. United franchise has provided four championships to its title-starved town while carving an inimitable niche in the Washington community - all from its colorful but crumbling home at RFK Stadium.

  • D.C. United will play the San Jose Earthquakes on the road Saturday. The team has a 3-3-3 record on the road and a 2-3-5 one at home. (Associated Press)

    D.C. United heads west with road-warrior mindset

    There's no place like home, and make no mistake about it: D.C. United's players do love playing in front of their frenzied faithful.

  • D.C. fit to be tied after 2-2 standoff

    Charlie Davies' 25th birthday Saturday ended up being bittersweet.

D.C. United midfielder Chris Pontius, seen here battling Seattle's Patrick Ianni in a May 4 contest, scored United's lone goal Saturday during a 1-1 tie against the Colorado Rapids.
Pontius has notched three goals this season after scoring two during his injury-plagued 2010 campaign.

    Healthy Pontius back on track for United

    The confidence is back, and he no longer is hurting. D.C. United attacking midfielder Chris Pontius finally is where he wants to be, running at opposing players and stamping his mark on games.

  • D.C. United's Andy Najar scored one of the goals in the 2-2 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. (Associated Press)

    Najar a catalyst in United's victory

    For the moment, D.C. United has stopped the bleeding. The club also may have found its creative spark.

  • Charlie Davies will try to resurrect his career with D.C. United after suffering life-threatening injuries in a car accident two years ago. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

    D.C. United has questions to answer as 2011 season opens

    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.

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