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Santino Quaranta
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 hear anything from United officials until midday Tuesday when coach Ben Olsen called him from a scouting trip in Europe. Quaranta wouldn't return to the club, Olsen told him. "I figured all along we'd get it done, regardless of whether they picked up the option," said Quaranta, a 27-year-old Archbishop Curley alumnus who earned about $120,000 this season. "It's disappointing. Done deal, see you...

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