Charleston looking to make history

August 31, 2008
By Steve Davis
Wednesday's championship final in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup looks like a classic matchup of superior talent against superior motivation.

The Charleston Battery, from the USL's first division, travels up the coast to face D.C. United, with the odds tilting heavily toward the MLS team -- MLS teams have claimed Open Cup glory in all but one year since the league's 1996 introduction.

Charleston may belong to the second-tier sibling to MLS on domestic ...

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