Per multiple reports, Major League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
D.C. United has the opportunity to do what no American soccer team has done.
The goal for DC United against Costa Rican side Alajuelense on Wednesday at RFK Stadium is to win, but an important consolation prize regardless of the result for the Black and Red would be to show improvement on defense.
D.C. United's Steven Birnbaum stopped by the CSN studios on Monday to join SportsTalk Live as the guest for Open Mic.
DC United lost Thursday in Costa Rica to Alajuelense 5-2 in the away game of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series.