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Freedom Kicks: D.C. United links for May 27, 2013

Daily D.C. United links, today on the Portland Timbers game, the Crew-Red Bulls penalty and Robbie Rogers.

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Happy Memorial Day, ladies and gentlemen. Just one week after D.C. United did something encouraging, they were up to their old tricks on Saturday. Ben Olsen got really mad. It was awesome.

Recap: D.C. United 0 - Portland Timbers 2 | D.C. United

Obviously, most outlets took Sunday off, so the first of five recaps.

D.C. United shut out, De Rosario benched | Washington Examiner

Two.

United tripped up by Timbers | CSN Washington

Three.

United vs Portland: "Soft" goals contribute to 2-0 loss to Timbers | United Mania

Four.

D.C. United winless streak reaches 10 with loss to Portland Timbers | Washington Post

Five. Benny really put the team on blast.

Jupp Heynckes throwing his hat into the ring for Real Madrid job? | Pro Soccer Talk

Hey, why not?

New York Red Bulls coach Mike Petke irate about PK call vs. Columbus: "It's not good enough" | Major League Soccer

He admitted there was contact and then said it was a bad call! Unbelievable.

Robbie Rogers becomes first openly gay man to play in American professional team sports | SB Nation

Late on Sunday, probably after you went to bed, this super cool thing happened.