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Recent articles by Steven:

MLS-leading Revolution deals D.C. United a costly loss in a cloudy playoff race

The Revs are rolling behind erstwhile D.C. United coach Bruce Arena and he dealt his old team a painful loss, 3-2, hurting D.C.'s playoff hopes. → Read More

D.C. United, desperate for points in tight MLS playoff race, settles for draw with Nashville

D.C. United's unbeaten run at Audi Field continues, but the hosts couldn't capitalize on their chances in a scoreless draw. → Read More

U.S. survives early stumble, gathers itself for 2-1 win over Costa Rica in Cup qualifying

The Americans went down early but got an impressive equalizer from Sergiño Dest before intermision and went on to earn a crucial three points. → Read More

With less room for error after Panama loss, USMNT hosts pivotal match with Costa Rica

Whole again after Sunday's ugly loss at Panama, the U.S. men prepare for a "massive" matchup with Costa Rica on Wednesday night in Columbus, Ohio. → Read More

Gregg Berhalter believed the U.S. men’s national team could stay on track. He was wrong.

The U.S. men’s national team departed Panama saddled with a defeat that looked worse than the 1-0 scoreline, and faced growing questions and pressure ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Costa Rica. → Read More

USMNT hits a pothole in Panama City, suffering a deflating 1-0 loss

In their second of three games over seven days, the U.S. men couldn't get anything going during a 1-0 loss to Panama. → Read More

For USMNT, World Cup qualifying and pandemic precautions make for some tough decisions

The trials of qualifying for a World Cup during a pandemic for Gregg Berhalter and the U.S. into some tough calls -- and a light roster for Sunday's game at Panama. → Read More

Ricardo Pepi, the USMNT’s dazzling young striker, is on the fast track

There is so much excitement about Pepi, a 6-foot-1 target who carries an innate sense of where to be as an attack transpires. → Read More

Ricardo Pepi scores twice as USMNT handles Jamaica in Austin, 2-0

Ricardo Pepi, 18, helps fuel a young American team to its second straight win in World Cup qualifying, getting the three-game window off to a strong start. → Read More

USMNT’s young roster gets its next test as World Cup qualifying continues against Jamaica

Americans aim to learn from slow start last month, apply lessons to three matches over next seven days. → Read More

John Brooks withdraws from USMNT roster, will miss three World Cup qualifiers

German-based defender John Brooks will miss this round of qualifying with what team officials said are back issues. → Read More

Daryl Dike’s late strike dooms D.C. United to a costly defeat in Orlando

D.C. United dropped a 2-1 decision to Orlando City, which leapfrogged the visitors in the congested Eastern Conference standings. → Read More

D.C. United finds unexpected ways to extend its Audi Field winning streak

Ola Kamara missed a penalty kick but also converted one and set up Julian Gressel’s go-ahead goal in D.C. United's 3-1 victory over Minnesota United. → Read More

Christian Pulisic unavailable for USMNT World Cup qualifiers, but Weston McKennie is back

Gregg Berhalter calls in 27 players for matches against Jamaica, Panama and Costa Rica. → Read More

Hip-hop artist Yo Gotti among four new D.C. United investors

Local fuel executive Joe Mamo also joins a group that will hold about a 6 percent stake in the MLS organization. → Read More

Amid turmoil that won’t fade, the Washington Spirit returns 28 days later with a win

Back in action but with its supporters demanding change, the Spirit posted a 2-1 victory over Kansas City. → Read More

D.C. United opens a pivotal home stretch with a 4-2 win over FC Cincinnati

D.C. United surged to a 3-0 halftime lead and led by four in the second half to win at home for the seventh time in its past eight tries. → Read More

Ola Kamara has rocketed up MLS’s scoring list. Here’s how he got there.

Kamara will enter Saturday’s home game against FC Cincinnati two goals ahead of Seattle’s Raúl Ruidíaz for MLS’s Golden Boot, awarded to the highest scorer and last won by a D.C. player 10 years ago. → Read More

MLS, Liga MX set to expand annual Leagues Cup tournament to include all 47 clubs

The two leagues will pause their schedules each summer and grow their participation in the tournament to include every team. → Read More

D.C. makes its 2026 World Cup pitch to FIFA officials: ‘Washington is where you want to be’

Washington has hosted games at three World Cups and is a hopeful for the North American bid in 2026. → Read More