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WASHINGTON -- Fabian Espindola scored twice and added an assist to lead D.C. United to a 4-1 victory over short-handed FC Dallas on Saturday night. Bobby Boswell and Sean Franklin also scored for the Washington club, which extended its unbeaten run to five matches and scored all four of its goals after the first-half ejection of Dallas defender Zach Loyd. Dallas Michel also was sent off late by referee Fotis Bazakos. D.C. forward and U.S. World Cup hopeful Eddie Johnson assisted on Espindolas first goal just before halftime, but left in the 51st minute with an apparent leg injury. Mauro Diaz put the visitors ahead early to extend Dallas streak of scoring at least one goal to seven matches. United improved to 3-2-2, and Dallas dropped to 5-2-1. But Dallas has conceded eight goals in its last three matches after allowing only six over its first five. United rarely looked like scoring, however, until Bazakos issued a second yellow card for Loyds slide tackle on Uniteds Davy Arnaud in the 39th minute. D.C. immediately seized momentum and pulled even deep into first-half stoppage time when Espindola headed in Johnsons outswinging cross. United then sealed things over a 10-minute span midway through the second half. Boswell put United ahead in the 60th minute when he hammered in a rebound after Chris Seitz saved Conor Doyles initial close-range shot. It was 3-1 three minutes later when Espindola split a pair of Dallas defenders on the left and chipped a cross toward Franklin, who side-footed his finish inside the right post. In the 69th, Espindola scored his second -- and his fourth of the season -- when he took Chris Rolfes feed on a counter attack and drove another low finish beyond Seitz. After snapping a 15-match streak without a victory that stretched back to August of 2013, United is now on its longest unbeaten run since it went seven unbeaten to close the 2012 regular season. Cristian Pavon Argentina Jersey . -- Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, shot a 2-under 69 on Tuesday to finish first in stroke-play qualifying at the Womens U. Lionel Messi Jersey . American Lindsey Jacobellis was third, while Japans Yuka Fujimori finished just off the podium. Maltais, from Petite-Riviere-St-Francois, Que., earned bronze at the 2006 Olympic Games and is set to return to the Games this February in Sochi, Russia. . Tyrell appeared in seven games with the Lightning this year, he had no points in those appearances. The 24-year-old has seven goals and 17 assists in 132 career NHL games, all coming with the Lightning. He was selected in the second round, 47th overall, of the 2007 draft. Sergio Aguero Jersey . -- Detroit shortstop Jose Iglesias says he has stress fractures in both legs and isnt sure when hell be able to play again, leaving the Tigers two weeks to fill his spot for opening day and perhaps a lot longer. Argentina World Cup Jerseys . 1 overall pick in the draft by the Houston Texans, is recovering from sports hernia surgery.ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called the best negotiation of my entire career by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations.With Hart taking the newly created title on Thursday, the Braves arent looking for a general manager. The 66-year-old Hart agreed to a three-year contract that will continue through the teams first season at its new stadium in Cobb County.Hart became interim general manager Sept. 22. The team had sought a full-time replacement for Frank Wren, who was fired last month after a 79-83 finish this season.Hart, Schuerholz and former Braves manager Bobby Cox formed the GM search committee. Hart said last month his only interest was in the interim job, but Schuerholz, the team president, wouldnt accept that as a final answer.We met as transition team quite a number of times and when we were at the meetings invariably Id pull out my list and Id say OK, are we going to talk about the GMs? Hart said. At some point John would get up, hed take a phone call, hed go to the bathroom. ... I think all along I did feel and know that John clearly wanted me to take this job.Hart, the former GM for the Rangers and Indians, joined the Braves last year as a senior adviser.Schuerholz described Hart as a man who has demonstrated great ability in constructing winning baseball organizations, winning baseball teams, creating staffs of very capable people empowered to doo great jobs in each of the organizations he has run.ddddddddddddHart said he has turned down similar opportunities with other teams that lacked the personal component he has with Schuerholz.Schuerholz, who was the Royals GM before taking over as the Braves GM in 1990, returned to Kansas City for Game 1 of the World Series this week. He said he was asked by owners and executives why he hadnt convinced Hart to take the full-time role in Atlanta.Schuerholz said he was told it would be great to have Hart back in baseball.So I was motivated by that and came back and had my last and final conversation with my dear friend, Schuerholz said. I was able to persuade him this was the place to be and this was the organization he could have so much of an impact on in a very positive and energetic way and get us to where we want to be, and thats at the very top, the gold standard baseball organization that we have always been regarded as.Schuerholz said assistant GM John Coppolella will be Harts right-hand man.Coppy was a big part of the reason I took this job, Hart said. I think you will see Coppy is a young man who is going to develop and grow.Schuerholz sat with Kansas City GM Dayton Moore at the World Series. Moore was a former assistant under Schuerholz with the Braves, but Schuerholz said he never approached Moore about the Braves position.It would be disrespectful for me to even talk to him about that, Schuerholz said. ' ' '
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