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  • Digest: Loyola-UM men's lacrosse game to be on NBCSP

    Et cetera Loyola-UM men's lax game to be on NBCSP NBC Sports Network will televise the Feb. 23 men's lacrosse game between Loyola and Maryland, a rematch of the 2012 Division I championship game. Faceoff is set for 1:30 p.m. at Loyola's Ridley...
  • Digest: Capitals' Backstrom seeing specialist for neck injury

    Capitals Backstrom seeing specialist for neck injury Nicklas Backstrom is visiting a specialist in Michigan after suffering a neck injury while playing in the Kontinental Hockey League during the lockout, a Washington Capitals spokesman confirmed....
  • Digest: United's Pontius, ex-Terp Zusi make MLS Best XI

    Et cetera United's Pontius, ex-Terp Zusi make MLS Best XI D.C. United midfielder Chris Pontius was named to the MLS Best XI side. Pontius, United's longest-tenured player, set career highs in goals (12), games (31), games started (26), minutes (2,339)...
  • Soccer notebook: Juventus reneges on D.C. friendly

    Citing scheduling issues, Juventus, the Italian Serie A champion, has canceled a North American preseason tour that was to have included a July 28 friendly againstD.C. Unitedat RFK Stadium. In a statement, United said it is in discussions to bring...
  • Digest: Neto's goal lifts Blast over Syracuse in OT

    Major Indoor Soccer League Neto's goal lifts Blast over Syracuse in OT In the first of two games against the Syracuse Silver Knights in less than 24 hours, the visiting Blast needed overtime to earn a 10-8 win in the Major Indoor Soccer League on Friday...
  • United cuts ties with Curley alum Quaranta

    Santino Quaranta had a hunch D.C. United wouldn't exercise the option on his contract, but he did think the club for which he had played 10 of his 11 Major League Soccer seasons would try to retain him with a reduced salary. Instead, he said, he didn't...
  • Curley alum Quaranta retires after 11 MLS seasons

    Curley alum Quaranta retires after 11 MLS seasons
    Longtime D.C. United midfielder Santino Quaranta, an Archbishop Curley graduate, is retiring from MLS at age 27 to work full time with a youth soccer club he helped create and to assist a substance abuse program that helped turn around his life and career...
  • Va. Beach natives Barrett, Hucles nominated for National Soccer Hall of Fame

    Former William and Mary standout Wade Barrett and ex-Virginia star Angela Hucles, who both grew up in Virginia Beach, are among 22 candidates on the 2013 National Soccer Hall of Fame ballot. Barrett, who ranks sixth in W&M history with 102 points,...
  • Middletown's Ben Olsen to Coach MLS All-Star Team

    Middletown's Ben Olsen to Coach MLS All-Star Team
    He says it's a great honor and that the league has been a big part of his life, both as a player and now as a coach. His playing days behind him, Middletown's Ben Olsen is the Head Coach of the DC United and the MLS All-Stars. He's been in charge of DC...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Maybe These Maps And Legends Have Been Misunderstood.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With Pitt out of the Big Dance at the hands of those plucky kids from Butler, the attention of Pennsylvania's political classes turns this week to an event of nearly equal sporting interest. The Legislative......
  • Charlie Davies is signed on loan by Major League Soccer's D.C. United

     
    Charlie Davies, the former U.S. national team forward who was seriously injured in a fatal car accident in the fall of 2009, was signed on loan Wednesday by Major League Soccer's D.C. United from the French club FC Sochaux. Davies,......
  • Dauphin County Product Becomes an MLS Head Coach

    Dauphin County Product Becomes an MLS Head Coach
    AP WASHINGTON, D.C. -- With only three wins from 18 games, and the famed club on course to post its worst season ever, D.C. United fired head coach Curt Onalfo on Wednesday. Former player and assistant coach, Ben Olsen has been named the interim head...