DC United reaches stadium deal

July 25, 2013
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- DC United and city officials signed an agreement Thursday that would keep the Major League Soccer franchise in the District of Columbia with a new, $300 million soccer-only stadium.

The city and the team would split the cost of the stadium, which is tentatively scheduled to open in 2016 in an industrial section of southwest Washington known as Buzzard Point.

DC United, which has played in aging RFK Stadium since MLS' launch in 1996, had considered relocating to ...

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