Diversions & Fun

Not everything on B&RU needs to be serious. So let's kick back and have a little fun.
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Road tripping to Indy to watch the Eleven

One of two NASL expansion teams for the 2014 spring season, the Indianapolis Eleven have sold out every game they've played. An Indiana native myself, I had to go back home again to see it first-hand.

Road tripping to Indy to watch the Eleven

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One of two NASL expansion teams for the 2014 spring season, the Indianapolis Eleven have sold out every game they've played. An Indiana native myself, I had to go back home again to see it first-hand.

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Serve the community, win championships

Serve the community, win championships

Serve the community, win championships

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Serve the community, win championships

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Play SBN's & B&RU's World Cup Bracket Challenge!

Admit it, you like to gloat. Who doesn't like lording meaningless talents, like successfully predicting soccer matches, over their friends? I know everybody at B&RU certainly does. So join us as we...

Play SBN's & B&RU's World Cup Bracket Challenge!

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Admit it, you like to gloat. Who doesn't like lording meaningless talents, like successfully predicting soccer matches, over their friends? I know everybody at B&RU certainly does. So join us as we...

Visiting One of the Jewels in the Cascadia Crown.

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Where the Black and Red meets the Green and Gold, on and off the field.

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Get in on our Predictions game - Week 7

Reader DCUniverse is running our predictions league this year. Even if you missed Wednesday night's game, there's time to get your predictions in for the rest of this week's action. Come play!

Hey look, there's a pump-up video!

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It took them until the third home game of the young season, but D.C. United finally released their in-stadium pump-up video into the wild. This is the video the team filmed at RFK late in the offseason, inviting several fans to get in front of the cameras - so see if you can spot yourself or some of your friends from Lot 8 in the video.

Come to the B&RU tailgate meetup April 12!

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Join readers and staff for pregame merriment before the Black-and-Red take on that energy drink team from Jersey.

Richmond Kickers release Kick It Hunny

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The Richmond Kickers and Wild Wolf Brewing Company have released a Kickers-specific beer: Kick It Hunny.

RFK Stadium gets destroyed in new X-Men Trailer

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In a case of getting kicked when you're down, the newest trailer for the new X-Men movie features the typical explosions and dramatic music that is par for the course of any action movie. What is not typical, however, is your local soccer team's dilapidated stadium being destroyed (or starting to be destroyed) in said trailer. Honestly, I'm actually kind of suprised they think that RFK Stadium would make it that far into the future.

RFK on Gameday: 5 Things To Do For First-Timers

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A lot of people have asked us about things to do at a DC United match if they're going for the first time. Here are some items to cross off your to-do list.

A Charleston travelogue/recollection

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A brief respite from the boredom of the bye week by looking at the home of the last preseason game of the 2014 D.C. United campaign.

Bye Week: Top Things To Do To Pass The Time

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With this weekend's bye week, supporters have an unexpected weekend off very early in the season. What are we to do to pass the time? We take a look at some top things to do to keep you entertained...

History Friday: Remembering the Washington Whips

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While the Washington Diplomats, affectionately known as the Dips, get all of the fame, the first member of the old NASL from the District of Columbia were the Washington Whips. In 1967, the year before the NASL was founded, the Whips were the imported version of Aberdeen FC and played in the United Soccer Association. That season, the entire 12 team league were foreign teams playing under American names. After playing the inaugural season of the NASL, the Whips folded, but their fun name (and even better logo) live on. Watch the video to see some more pictures from their brief history.

Fair Play Hero Hunt Rejects Penalty - YouTube

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I really want every player in MLS to watch this video several times before their next game. Especially after the disgraceful display across the league trying to con or otherwise pressure replacement referees in Week 1, a little conditioning toward sportsmanship wouldn't go amiss. Hell, it would be nice to have once the real referees come back, too.

The Tradition Comes Home

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The Tradition is set to be released in cans this weekend, and we take a look at what you can expect from DC Brau's The Tradition this season in can form.

MLS Jersey Week--Reviewing All the Leaked Kits

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Jersey Week isn't until next week, but it's shaping up to be anti-climatic with all but one of the new kits now leaked on the interwebs. Let's take a look at them all, and rate them using our...

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