United’s Olsen signs long-term contract

A year after the franchise hit rock bottom, Ben Olsen signed a five-year agreement with the MLS Eastern Conference leaders.

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U.S. Soccer stands by decision to allow Hope Solo to play despite domestic violence charges

U.S. Soccer stands by decision to allow Hope Solo to play despite domestic violence charges

President says organization will consider any new information that becomes available.

United’s Olsen signs long-term contract

United’s Olsen signs long-term contract

A year after the franchise hit rock bottom, Ben Olsen signed a five-year agreement with the MLS Eastern Conference leaders.

British MP thinks FIFA report into World Cup bids in Qatar and Russia could lead to criminal charges

British MP thinks FIFA report into World Cup bids in Qatar and Russia could lead to criminal charges

To bring charges, however, first FIFA will have to release the report, completed by U.S. attorney Michael Garcia.

Manchester United lost to Leicester City

Manchester United lost to Leicester City

This defeat was caused, in no small part, by a major tactical change from Van Gaal.

NCAA soccer in D.C. region: who’s hot and who’s not

NCAA soccer in D.C. region: who’s hot and who’s not

The Virginia Tech and Virginia women remain perfect, while the George Mason men are unbeaten.

U.S. soccer players abroad, weekend roundup

U.S. soccer players abroad, weekend roundup

Brad Guzan, Tim Howard, Jozy Altidore, Fabian Johnson, Mix Diskerud and the other national team members were in action.

Video, match report: D.C. United 3, Chicago Fire 3

Video, match report: D.C. United 3, Chicago Fire 3

Luis Silva scores twice and road-weary DCU overcomes a two-goal deficit to earn a point at Toyota Park.

Silva leads D.C. United out of hole, into a 3-3 tie with Fire

Silva leads D.C. United out of hole, into a 3-3 tie with Fire

With Fabian Espindola serving a red-card ban, Luis Silva stepped up to pull United out of a two-goal deficit.

MLS matchday: D.C. United at Chicago Fire

MLS matchday: D.C. United at Chicago Fire

First-place DCU is without suspended star Fabian Espindola for tonight’s match against the 9th-place Fire at Toyota Park.

Ghanaian ties bind new D.C. United teammates

Ghanaian ties bind new D.C. United teammates

Defenders Kofi Opare and Samuel Inkoom forge an immediate bond upon arriving separately.

Sepp Blatter blasted on Twitter after declaring ‘FIFA has taken the lead’ in ethics reform

Sepp Blatter blasted on Twitter after declaring ‘FIFA has taken the lead’ in ethics reform

The president of FIFA’s declaration seems a bit premature, as the organization continues to navigate through its own ethics scandals.

Andy Murray vows to play for Britain in the Davis Cup, but does Britain want him after he supported Scottish independence?

Andy Murray vows to play for Britain in the Davis Cup, but does Britain want him after he supported Scottish independence?

The U.K. will stay unified after Scotland votes ‘no’ on independence, but its tennis fans are divided.

Video: U.S. women rout Mexico in qualifying tuneup

Video: U.S. women rout Mexico in qualifying tuneup

Amy Rodriguez, Megan Rapinoe and Tobin Heath scored in the first half and Alex Morgan added a goal in the 4-0 victory in Rochester.

Hope Solo’s overlooked domestic violence case

Hope Solo’s overlooked domestic violence case

U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo has a November trial date for domestic assualt, yet continues to play for the U.S. national soccer team.

Tim Howard is still saving everything in sight

Tim Howard is still saving everything in sight

The Everton goalkeeper sets a record for saves in Europa League competition.

Photos

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Raiders hand the Bulldogs their first loss in a Prince George’s 4A showdown.

Raiders blaze past Bowie

Raiders blaze past Bowie

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Sophomore Sheyenne Bonnick uses her speed to score four goals and lead Eleanor Roosevelt to a key early-season win over the rival Bulldogs.

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United news and notes

Eddie Johnson is available for duty at Chicago this weekend after missing three matches with a concussion.

Thursday kickaround

Thursday kickaround

MLS new logo. U.S. vs. Mexico women’s friendly. Women’s World Cup qualifying. FIFA rankings. CONCACAF Champions League. NCAA soccer.

In Mexico, American Herculez Gomez scores for Tigres

In Mexico, American Herculez Gomez scores for Tigres

Updating the performances of American soccer players abroad.

Schenk gives Seahawks a weapon

Schenk gives Seahawks a weapon

GIRLS’ SOCCER | South River discovered a new offensive option by moving junior Bella Schenk from midfield to forward; Good Counsel, O’Connell lose in California.

To The Heights, they all matter

To The Heights, they all matter

BOYS’ SOCCER | Because The Heights is independent, there’s no postseason for the team. That makes the regular season count more.

Wednesday kickaround

Wednesday kickaround

Ben Olsen’s new contract? Americans abroad results & schedule. UEFA and CONCACAF Champions League on TV. GW upsets Navy.

Garber fines Arena for comments about Kljestan case

Garber fines Arena for comments about Kljestan case

The MLS commissioner and Los Angeles Galaxy head coach at odds again.

Espindola scores twice in D.C. United’s Champions League win

Espindola scores twice in D.C. United’s Champions League win

United moves to the verge of the CONCACAF quarterfinals by defeating Waterhouse, 2-1, in Kingston, Jamaica.

Photos

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

Michael Heitzmann pushed across the winning goal with a penalty kick in extra time for the Hawks.

Hawks win on timely penalty kick

Hawks win on timely penalty kick

BOYS’ SOCCER | River Hill’s Michael Heitzmann avenges his penalty kick miss from last season’s game against Howard with an overtime winner.

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A veteran works through the grind

With more than 1,100 games under Ryan Zimmerman’s big league belt, how does the Nationals star prepare for 162 games in 182 days?

First and 17

Inside the season with the nation’s top-rated football prospect, Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand.