D.C. United coach Ben Olsen watches goalkeeper Bill Hamid dive for a ball during practice at RFK Stadium. United's season kicks off Saturday night at home against Sporting Kansas City. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
Chris Pontius scored three goals Sunday night to lead D.C. United to a 4-1 win over the New York Red Bulls. (The Washington Times)
D.C. United's Josh Wolff came in as a substitute and scored in the 73rd minute to give D.C. United a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire. (Associated Press)
Charlie Davies, shown after scoring against the Columbus Crew in March, scored three goals against Chivas USA in D.C. United's 3-0 win Saturday night. (Associated Press)
D.C. United coach Ben Olsen quite often is in a joking mood, but he was all business with his team at its first training session since dropping a 4-1 decision at Houston on Friday.
D.C. United midfielder Santino Quaranta played Aug. 6 for the first time in nearly three months after recovering from a concussion. (Getty Images)