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Recent articles by Steven:

Julian Gressel and D.C. United both think their fortunes are looking up

The German-born midfielder stands to earn a hefty raise, and D.C. has elevated hopes for its revamped attack, after a breakdown in contract talks with Atlanta spurred a trade. → Read More

After a flurry of moves, here’s how D.C. United’s roster shapes up

The club is about to begin its preseason after a pair of pricey acquisitions, but slots remain empty and questions unanswered about how Coach Ben Olsen will make it work. → Read More

In landing midfielder, D.C. United makes a trade and a statement: ‘We are going to go for it’

D.C. continued spending big to bolster a depleted attack, acquiring Atlanta standout Julian Gressel, who recorded 15 goals and 35 assists in his first three MLS seasons. → Read More

As MLS labor talks continue, D.C. United opens training camp

Collective bargaining agreement expires Jan. 31. → Read More

D.C. United adding safe-standing areas to Audi Field

Without seats in the way, fans not only are able to stand freely throughout the 90 minutes, they have the flexibility to move in unison, shoulder to shoulder. → Read More

Americans abroad: Giovanni Reyna, 17, makes Bundesliga debut

Goal scorers: Lynden Gooch, Charlie Kelman, Timmy Chandler, Richard Ledezma (2), Mael Corboz. → Read More

U.S. women’s soccer has named its Olympic qualifying roster. Here are the main takeaways.

Vlatko Andonovski’s first big decision as coach of the best women’s soccer team on the planet underscored a jarring setback for Mallory Pugh as well as the rise of another young player, Andi Sullivan. → Read More

USWNT player Mallory Pugh is traded by Washington Spirit for four NWSL draft picks

The Spirit seemed to see greater upside with its two other young national team players, Rose Lavelle and Andi Sullivan. → Read More

George Mason basketball suffers big blow with loss of senior Justin Kier

The Patriots' top returning player from last season will undergo surgery for a foot injury that already caused him to miss the season's first six games. → Read More

D.C. United finalizes record transfer deal for Peruvian World Cup midfielder

United acquired Edison Flores from Mexican club Morelia for a $5 million transfer fee, the largest in the MLS club’s history. → Read More

George Mason hires Elmar Bolowich as men’s soccer coach

Former North Carolina and Creighton boss has earned 21 NCAA tournament appearances. → Read More

Americans abroad: Duane Holmes, Sebastian Saucedo score sensational goals

Christian Pulisic and DeAndre Yedlin were sidelined with injuries in England's Premier League. → Read More

Qatar World Cup faces its latest cause for concern: Safety in midst of Persian Gulf turmoil

U.S. men's national team called off training camp this month in Doha and a U.S. player left his club's camp. → Read More

D.C. United adds 6-foot-9 goalkeeper in MLS draft as it nears high-profile signing

The pick of prospect Simon Lefebvre came the same day Peruvian midfielder Edison Flores was in Washington for a physical and final paperwork involving a $5 million transfer to United. → Read More

Georgetown and Maryland, the past two NCAA men’s soccer champs, set up match in D.C.

Hoyas will host the nonconference match Aug. 30 at Shaw Field. → Read More

D.C. United finalizes deal for Estonian forward Erik Sorga

Sorga, who averaged almost a goal per game last year in his low-level domestic league, will initially join second-division Loudoun United but is expected to be called up as soon as possible. → Read More

Virginia’s Daryl Dike declares for MLS draft

The sophomore forward, who helped the Cavaliers advance to the College Cup final last month, is expected to be a top pick. → Read More

D.C. United close to signing prolific Estonian scorer

Erik Sorga, 20, would provide front-line depth after Wayne Rooney's departure. → Read More

Edison Flores expected in Washington this week to complete move to D.C. United

D.C. United continues pursuing other players as training camp nears. → Read More

D.C. United reaches deal with Edison Flores to help replace departed stars

United is prepared to pay a transfer fee of more than $5 million for the Peruvian World Cup midfielder. → Read More