At the Baltimore Arena, Blast player Max Ferdinand reacts after scoring a goal. (Algerina Perna, Baltimore Sun /March 16, 2014)
Major League Soccer's D.C. United is no longer exploring the possibility of moving to Baltimore, according to The Washington Post.
The franchise had flirted with the city as it attempted to convince some government entity to give it a favorable deal on a new stadium. But the team's managing partner, Jason Levien, told The Post that "the stars are aligning in a good way for us" in D.C. and that the team would focus on financing a project there with city assistance on infrastructure costs.
Baltimore, spurred on by high television ratings for the World Cup and a series of successful international matches in the city, commissioned a study of two stadium proposals in 2010. But neither project has gained financial backing.
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