D.C. United


In a trade to boost the team's offense D.C. United has acquired forward Álvaro Saborío from Real Salt Lake in exchange for forward Luis Silva, the team announced Thursday.


D.C. United will be without starting goalkeeper Bill Hamid for four to six weeks and will have to turn to Andrew Dykstra to keep them atop the Eastern Conference Standings.


Goalkeeper Bill Hamid will miss four to six weeks after undergoing separate surgeries on his left hand and right knee, the team has announced.


Over the years there have been advances in air travel, but Seattle has not moved closer to the east coast.