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Brad Pitt has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its quest to bring the World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022. Published 4:14 p.m. June 2, 2010 - Comments
After an exhibition game with Glasgow Rangers fell through, D.C. United will now play an international friendly against English side Portsmouth FC on July 24 at RFK Stadium at 7:30 p.m. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two clubs. Published 2:26 p.m. June 2, 2010 - Comments
D.C. United ended a three-game scoreless losing streak with a 3-2 dramatic win over Chivas USA at RFK Stadium on Saturday night before 13,043. It was only United’s second win of the season in ten games. Published 11:11 p.m. May 29, 2010 - Comments
United midfielder Brandon Barklage suffered a torn ACL in his left leg in the game against AC Milan at RFK Stadium on Wednesday and will miss the rest of the United season. Published 6:28 p.m. May 28, 2010 - Comments
The first game after the World Cup for the U.S. national team will be a date with Brazil in an exhibition on Aug. 10 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Published 5:13 p.m. May 28, 2010 - Comments
United, which is having a nightmare of a season, needed a diversion from its misery. A 3-2 win over AC Milan might be what the doctor ordered. In fact, if a Martian had landed, he might have thought the club in the black shirts was a pretty good team. Published 12:32 p.m. May 27, 2010 - Comments
U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley named his 23-man World Cup roster on Wednesday, cutting veteran target man Brian Chingand deciding to take Robbie Findley instead for his speed. Published 3:49 p.m. May 26, 2010 - Comments
U.S. team coach Bob Bradley will trim down his training camp group of 30 players and reveal his 23-man roster that will compete in the World Cup, live on ESPN SportsCenter during the 1 p.m. hour of the show. Published 5:25 p.m. May 25, 2010 - Comments
The ESPN networks, which will broadcast all 64 World Cup games, announces the commentator assignments for the first 10 days of the tournament (through each team’s first two matches of pool play). Legendary play-by-play commentator Martin Tyler leads the team. Published 4:11 p.m. May 25, 2010 - Comments
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