Author Archives: Thomas Floyd

D.C. United notes: Players react to NYC FC; DeLeon showcases versatility; and more

The reverberations of the New York City FC expansion announcement were felt in the nation’s capital, where D.C. United coach Ben Olsen and players reacted to the news. Continue reading »

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Opara doesn’t miss a beat stepping into Sporting KC defense

Ike Opara has started four consecutive games for Sporting Kansas City, helping maintain a stingy back line while Matt Besler and Aurelien Collin have missed time. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 12: A Look Ahead

The Los Angeles Galaxy and New York Red Bulls will meet for the only time in the 2013 regular season Sunday at Red Bull Arena. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Wallace emerges for Timbers with breakout campaign

Rodney Wallace has served as a consistent threat on the left flank for the Portland Timbers, emerging as perhaps the league’s most improved player in 2013. Continue reading »

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D.C. United Notes: Simek on trial; Thorrington back in training; and more

At training Tuesday, former U.S. national team defender Frank Simek was presented as one possible piece of D.C. United’s roster retooling puzzle. Continue reading »

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Watson winner powers FC Dallas over D.C. United

Je-Vaughn Watson’s 77th-minute strike Saturday gave FC Dallas a 2-1 win over D.C. United, who lost their seventh straight match. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 11: A Look Ahead

A playoff rematch between Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo highlights another full weekend slate of MLS action. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 11: A Mid-Week Look Ahead

All four teams tied for first in the Eastern Conference are in action Wednesday night, with two of them — the New York Red Bulls and Montreal Impact — going head to head. Continue reading »

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D.C. United Notes: Pontius, DeLeon near returns; set pieces a focus; and more

D.C. United are poised to get injured wingers Nick DeLeon and Chris Pontius back on the field as they prepare to face Houston on Wednesday and Dallas on Saturday. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 10: A Look Ahead

A rematch of the past two MLS Cup finals between the Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo caps this weekend’s MLS slate. Continue reading »

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Crew thrash D.C. United in match delayed by scoreboard fire

Riding first-half goals from Dominic Oduro, Josh Williams and Federico Higuain, the Columbus Crew rolled to a 3-0 win over D.C. United. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 9: A Look Ahead

This weekend’s MLS slate is highlighted by a Western Conference clash between the Los Angeles Galaxy and Real Salt Lake. Continue reading »

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