It has been a longstanding joke that the US does not care about soccer, but recent television ratings are starting to show otherwise.
D.C. United forward Fabián Espíndola is expected to miss six weeks with a strained medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
Before there was Brazil, there was College Park.
A year ago at this time the U.S. Open Cup was it for D.C. United. With only two wins in league play through mid-June a good Cup run was all United could hope for.
D.C. United's bid for a new stadium at Buzzards Point in Southeast D.C. is still working its way through the approval stage.