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U.S. Paralympic Flag Bearer Josh Brunais Named as Honorary Captain for Washington Spirit Semifinal

September 29, 2016 - BOYDS, Md- The Washington Spirit will present 2016 U.S. Paralympic 7-a-side soccer team member Josh Brunais as Honorary Captain for the NWSL Semifinal Playoff Friday night. The war hero from Stafford, Virginia saved the lives of 14 following a helicopter crash and was chosen to be the U.S. flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. As Honorary Captain, Brunais will join the Washington Spirit captain in the center circle for the coin toss in front of an expected se... Full Story

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United Defeat Crew SC, Stay Unbeaten at RFK in Last 8 Matches

September 29, 2016 - WASHINGTON- D.C. United 3 (9-9-13) v. Columbus Crew SC 0 (7-12-11) 2016 MLS Regular Season September 28, 2016 - RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C. Attendance: 12,094 * This was the 64th regular season meeting between United and Crew SC. United are now 27-26-11 against the Crew all-time. United now possess a 20-9-4 record against Columbus at RFK. * United are 177-91-61 at RFK Stadium all-time. * United are now 38-34-15 all-time in the month of September. * United scored 2+ goals for the sixth conse... Full Story

Mystics to Select Second in 2017 WNBA Draft

September 28, 2016 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - The WNBA announced that the Washington Mystics received the second overall pick in the 2017 WNBA Draft Lottery presented by State Farm. The lottery aired during halftime of the semifinal playoff game featuring the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx. Mystics GM and head coach Mike Thibault was the team's representative. "This is a terrific moment for our organization," said Thibault. "We will have the ability to add an excellent player to our roster and continue the prog... Full Story

Parking Lot Change | Childhood Cancer Awareness Match

September 28, 2016 - WASHINGTON- Media are advised to park in Lot 3 for the remainder of the regular season because of a closure in Lot 8A. More information on RFK parking lots and directions can be found here . Game notes for United's match this evening at 7:30 PM against Columbus Crew SC can be found here. D.C. United lead MLS with 25 goals and eight multi-goal games since Patrick Mullins' acquisition on July 20. They lead the league in goals per game since July 20 (2.27) in front of Toronto (2.18), New York... Full Story

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September 28 MLS Columbus 0 at D.C. 3 Final
September 24 MLS Orlando 1 at D.C. 4 Final
September 24 NWSL Washington 1 at Chicago 3 Final
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