MLS Wants Player's Teammate Violence Suit Kicked

By Zachary Zagger (September 8, 2017, 7:56 PM EDT) -- Major League Soccer and D.C. United on Thursday asked a federal judge in Washington, D.C., to toss a suit attempting to hold the league and the team responsible for an ex-player's career-ending injury allegedly caused by a teammate who was known to have violent tendencies.

Former D.C. United goalkeeper Charlie Horton said he sustained a concussion that eventually forced him out of the game after being elbowed in the left temple by his former teammate, Argentine forward Fabian Espindola, during a fight allegedly started by Espindola after a meeting at the team's training facility. The suit alleges that Espindola had a...

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