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Schaerlaeckens: United still in search of new stadium deal

Leander Schaerlaeckens | April, 9 2010

Still stuck in ancient RFK Stadium, D.C. United are still searching for a new stadium deal. Would the team look to Baltimore as a possibility?

Schaerlaeckens: Players didn't win free agency

Leander Schaerlaeckens | March, 22 2010

The MLS season will start on time, but the players didn't win their ultimate goal in the labor negotiations: More freedom of movement.

Schaerlaeckens: Aging Euro stars will cost MLS

Leander Schaerlaeckens | March, 18 2010

Thierry Henry and other recognizable Euro stars can give MLS a boost in the PR department, but they're an awful investment strategy for a league that's supposedly in dire financial straits.

Schaerlaeckens: Inclement weather halts MLS labor negotiations

Leander Schaerlaeckens | February, 11 2010

The weather outside is frightful -- especially for the MLS and its players union, whose labor negotiations in Washington were delayed due to the paralyzing East Coast blizzard.

Schaerlaeckens: D.C. content without a DP for now

Leander Schaerlaeckens | February, 2 2010

Coming off two subpar seasons, D.C. United has overhauled its roster. However, for now at least, D.C. is content to do without a Designated Player, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

Schaerlaeckens: Mwanga expected to lead the Union's offense

Leander Schaerlaeckens | January, 14 2010

After persuading Danny Mwanga to turn down offers from Europe, the Philadelphia brass expect Mwanga to make an instant splash in MLS, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

Schaerlaeckens: Yearning for Jermaine: the key to U.S. success

Leander Schaerlaeckens | October, 9 2009

The U.S. lineup has one glaring hole that needs to be filled. The team lacks a world-class holding midfielder, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

Schaerlaeckens: For U.S., first place isn't good enough

Leander Schaerlaeckens | September, 27 2009

The U.S. might be sitting first in CONCACAF qualifying, but its performances have been far from satisfactory, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

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