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DC United Receives Final Approval To Build Audi Field, Set To Open By June '18

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 17 / 17

DC United on Thursday "received final approval" to build Audi Field , ending "more than a dozen years of frustration to replace RFK Stadium as its home and creating an economic pathway to help the team catch up" to the rest of MLS, according to Steven Goff of the WASHINGTON POST. The five-member DC...

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