12:52 PM EDT, Wed May 25, 2016
Mount Royal Soccer May 19, 2016

Ranking all Designated Players in MLS this season

With nearly a third of the season completed, lets look at the MLS teams that made great choices recruiting or rewarding players with DP contracts. One of the key moments in the growth of MLS was the introduction of the Designated Player rule. From David Beckham to Kaka, many illustrious players with impressive pedigrees have made the move to ply their trade in North America. But how is the current crop of DPs doing this season? I've ranked them in five (well, six really ... see below) categories. The FIVE STARS  ... the elite of the elite ... Only two players qualify so far in 2016: ...
Black And Red United Apr 28, 2016

David Beckham, Chris Rolfe, and Patrick Nyarko: Freedom Kicks for 28 April 2016

Beckham's road to a Miami team keeps hilariously fumbling. It is a rainy morning here in Richmond, but just like the post office, Black & Red United are here for you despite the weather. On to the links! Chris Rolfe leading the charge for D.C. United against Chicago | WJLA: D.C. United's new media partner has been producing some nice videos; this time they take a look at Chris Rolfe. D.C. United's Nyarko returns to face Chicago Fire: From the Chicago side there is a look at the other Fire alumnus in the starting lineup. Of note: Nyarko almost went to the LA Galaxy before Olsen swooped in...

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