Eddie Gaven, The Oddest Goalkeeper In MLS History, Retires

Eddie Gaven retired today, and the math doesn't seem right. He's only 27 years old, but already an 11-year veteran of MLS. That's what happens when you get drafted at age 16, as Gaven was by the MetroStars in 2003. The wunderkind never quite lived up to the hype, but he proved to be a versatile, workmanlike presence… » 10/31/13 5:57pm 10/31/13 5:57pm

MLS Couldn't Dig Itself Out Of The Snow Or Its Own Ass [UPDATE]

The weather had already shafted DC United. The higher seed, they lost homefield advantage when MLS switched the legs of their home-and-home with the Red Bulls because the New York area was still cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. It wasn't fair, and United fans were pissed, but it's hard to see that there was any… » 11/08/12 4:35pm 11/08/12 4:35pm

Who Wants To See Charlie Davies (Mostly) Naked?

I've been dispatched by the other 90 percent of the Deadspin staff to share with you these photos of Charlie Davies, the starting striker for D.C. United who suffered bleeding in the brain, a ruptured bladder, a broken tibia, femur, and elbow, and multiple facial fractures in a car accident in October 2009. He's… » 6/30/11 6:15pm 6/30/11 6:15pm

Charlie Davies Attempts To Save His Failed Goal Celebration By Doing…

Since he returned to professional soccer in late March, Charlie Davies appears to be having a great time. The 24-year-old has scored four goals in three games for D.C. United, which has him on loan from the French club FC Sochaux; the latest tally was this late-game penalty kick against the Galaxy on Saturday. The… » 4/11/11 2:45pm 4/11/11 2:45pm