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Dwayne DeRosario scored the only goal for United (1-8-1), which lost a franchise-record seventh straight contest by a combined margin of 18-4.
Once Dwayne De Rosario watched his header settle in the back of the net, he strutted through his trademarked "shake-and-bake" celebration, like he has so many times before. After stashing the historic ball on the bench, he shared a moment with coach Ben Olsen, acknowledged the fans chanting his name and pointed his hands skyward.
Major League Soccer is looking to take the lead with the best protocol for handling concussions.
Former New England Revolution star Taylor Twellman said Friday that the Major League Soccer team ignored his symptoms of multiple concussions, even sending him back on the field after he said "I have a concussion" following the hit that eventually forced him to retire.
Chicago Fire midfielder Logan Pause will have some odd-looking headgear when he returns to Major League Soccer play on Saturday at Chivas USA.
Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz has returned to Major League Soccer, signing with the Philadelphia Union on a free transfer from the Greek club Aris.
The concussion that brought a premature end to Taylor Twellman's career came while he did what he did best.
Twellman noted that he was injured during a home game in Foxborough, just down the road from where Cantu is researching brain trauma.
"If the star player in MLS is 18.5 miles away from the top concussion doctor and doesn't see him for 19 months, there's a problem," Twellman said. "Imagine if there's a kid in Billings, Montana."