D.C. United's 2014 campaign picked up where last year's left off: with a one-sided home loss to Columbus.
After winning just three matches last year, D.C. United opens the 2014 MLS season against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium.
Major League Soccer will utilize replacement referees after the officiating union and management failed to settle a labor dispute on the eve of the season openers.
Sweden defeats the U.S. women's national team, 1-0, at Algarve Cup.
Eddie Johnson becomes D.C. United's highest-paid player after signing a DP contract worth up to $650,000 annually.
D.C. United is about to make U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson an MLS designated player.
The U.S. women's national team began the Algarve Cup with a 1-1 draw with Japan, while the men's squad lost to Ukraine, 2-0, in a friendly.
Three days and counting until D.C. United opens the 2014 MLS season against the Columbus Crew at RFK Stadium.
Major League Soccer and the referees' union remain far apart in efforts to reach a collective bargaining agreement before the season openers this weekend.
On last FIFA fixture date before World Cup, several friendlies available for viewing, including USA-Ukraine, France-Netherlands, Mexico-Nigeria.