New England sinks rain-soaked United in home return

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Photo by Cory Royster/The Sports Pulse WASHINGTON – D.C. United last played in their home stadium Audi Field 172 days ago, in which they defeated … Read More

MLS releases regular season restart plan

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor Courtesy photo WASHINGTON – D.C. United returns to regular-season action on the road against FC Cincinnati on Aug. 21 as Major League Soccer returns … Read More

Washington, D.C. launches bid for 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor  WASHINGTON – Before a ball is kicked in the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2022 in Qatar, Washington, D.C. formally announced its bid to host matches … Read More

The Bad Hombres FC – Episode 12: MLS is Back Tournament begins

Featuring  José Umaña and Mario Amaya Tune in for The Bad Hombres Podcast every week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. as soccer journalists José Umaña and Mario Amaya talk on … Read More

Set-piece magic helps Spirit post draw against Thorns

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor Photo by ISI Photos WASHINGTON – A simple corner kick turned into a magical moment for the Washington Spirit against the Portland Thorns in … Read More

Spirit wins opening match of Challenge Cup, 2-1

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor  Photo by Rob Gray/ISI Photos WASHINGTON – Goals by midfielder Rose Lavelle and striker Ashley Hatch led the Washington Spirit to a 2-1 victory … Read More

The Bad Hombres FC – Episode 10: D.C. United and Washington Spirit Tournament Previews

Featuring  José Umaña and Mario Amaya Tune in for The Bad Hombres Podcast every week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. as soccer journalists José Umaña and Mario Amaya talk on … Read More

D.C. United to face Eastern Conference foes in MLS is Back Tournament

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – D.C. United will restart its season as part of a World Cup-style competition, titled the MLS is Back Tournament, as the sport … Read More

The Bad Hombres FC Podcast – USWNT Case, COVID-19 and more soccer headlines!

Featuring  José Umaña and Mario Amaya Tune in for The Bad Hombres Podcast every week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. as soccer journalists José Umaña and Mario Amaya talk on … Read More

Episode Two: eMLS Tournament, rule changes and Adu’s Legacy

Featuring  José Umaña and Mario Amaya Tune in for The Bad Hombres Podcast every week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. as soccer journalists José Umaña and Mario Amaya talk on … Read More

D.C. United partners up with PGCMLS with online content for families

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributor WASHINGTON – Local Major League Soccer club D.C. United has joined forces with Prince George’s County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) to provide “engaging online … Read More

The Bad Hombres FC Podcast – Episode 1: Rooney’s comments, Durkin deal, Arce’s goal

Featuring  José Umaña and Mario Amaya Tune in for The Bad Hombres Podcast every week on Thursdays at 8 p.m. as soccer journalists José Umaña and Mario Amaya talk on … Read More

Washington Spirit, DMV United team up in response to COVID-19

By The Sports Pulse Staff BOYDS – The Washington Spirit have joined DMV United, an organization comprised of area soccer clubs and organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  DMV … Read More

United’s season remains on hold as MLS continues coronavirus stoppage

Spirit extends training moratorium By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer HYATTSVILLE – D.C. United’s return to the pitch has been delayed longer after Major League Soccer (MLS) announced that … Read More

Washington Spirit leadership answers questions during Coronavirus Pandemic

By The Sports Pulse Staff BOYDS – First and foremost, we want to wish you and your loved ones the best. We ask you to join us in following all … Read More

Washington Spirit announce 31-Player Preseason Roster

By The Sports Pulse Staff Boyds, Md.– The Washington Spirit announced an initial 31-player roster as the 2020 NWSL Preseason officially begins today. Included on the 31-player roster are six … Read More

Rapids strike late as United loses in season opener

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – A 92nd-minute goal left 16,932 spectators at Audi Field on Saturday afternoon speechless as the Colorado Rapids pulled away with a … Read More

D.C. United falls to Colorado Rapids in season opener (Photos)

WASHINGTON – D.C. United fell to the Colorado Rapids 2-1 in a competitive contest at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 29, 2020 in the season opener. The Rapids … Read More

United looks for ‘team effort’ to score goals as new MLS season begins

By José Umaña/The Sports Pulse Contributing Writer WASHINGTON – When asked how D.C. United planned to replace its top four goal scorers from last year for season, head coach Ben … Read More

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