D.C. overcomes spirited Charleston team

September 4, 2008
By Steve Davis
It's tough to rise above the clatter of world soccer this time of year, which is laden with World Cup qualifiers, global transfer talk, MLS playoff chases, Premiership clashes and Mexican matches.

Somehow, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, with precious little marketing umph from parent organization U.S. Soccer, gets squeezed into the mix. It's a great little competition but one that sometimes looks like the smallest kid on the block, waiting to be picked for neighborhood games, jumping ...

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