"To be honest, I don't mind being here for the first time in five years at RFK on a Saturday night in the playoffs. Obviously you want the second game at home, but there's nothing can do. You're praying for the people in New Jersey and New York. It's bigger than soccer."
-- D.C. United defender Brandon McDonald on hosting the first game of the two-leg playoff series instead of the second because of Hurricane Sandy's effect on Red Bull Arena home Harrison, N.J. D.C. United is making its first playoff appearance since 2007. (MLSSoccer.com)