Commentary & Opinion

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The Last Word on the (Continued) Hex in Houston

We attempt to make sense of the past and look to the future.

The Last Word on the (Continued) Hex in Houston

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We attempt to make sense of the past and look to the future.

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The Last Word on D.C. past win and their future.

We look back one last time at what D.C. United endured last night, how they handled it, and what lay ahead of them lo these coming weeks.

The Last Word on D.C. past win and their future.

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We look back one last time at what D.C. United endured last night, how they handled it, and what lay ahead of them lo these coming weeks.

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D.C. United Stadium News

Where CM Catania gets the DCU stadium deal wrong

David Catania, At-Large Council Member and Independent candidate for mayor in the upcoming city elections, has said he'd prefer to nix the proposed deal and auction the Reeves Center and use the...

Where CM Catania gets the DCU stadium deal wrong

David Catania, At-Large Council Member and Independent candidate for mayor in the upcoming city elections, has said he'd prefer to nix the proposed deal and auction the Reeves Center and use the...

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DCU vs. Fulham: Why I hate summer friendlies

Please, summer friendlies, go away and don't come back.

DCU vs. Fulham: Why I hate summer friendlies

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Please, summer friendlies, go away and don't come back.

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Assessing the value of D.C. United's defense.

We try to look at what has changed about the D.C. United defense from an analytics standpoint and what about it has made the keeper's life easier.

Assessing the value of D.C. United's defense.

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We try to look at what has changed about the D.C. United defense from an analytics standpoint and what about it has made the keeper's life easier.

4 things DC media needs to do better w/ soccer

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In which we specifically do NOT support soccer snobs' frustration with conversations in D.C. about soccer, but we understand it. Or something.

USMNT has no back-up for Jozy Altidore

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Jurgen Klinsmann has named his 23-man final World Cup roster, and there is only one true target forward on the list after Eddie Johnson and Terrence Boyd have been left out.

Is Erick Thohir a billionaire?

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With so much confusion about Erick Thohir and his portfolio of teams, we decided to wade into waters of corporate ownership and holding companies to see what we could find.

Too Much Expansion Too Soon?

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Is MLS moving too fast in expanding the league towards its goal of 24 teams? From the capo stand, it looks like expansion could be too much and too soon.

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FanPost: End the Madness in Qatar

In light of increasing evidence of gross human rights violations related to World Cup preparation in Qatar, eader ThreeFourThree has started a petition calling for the Obama Administration to push...

A pumping of the brakes (of sorts) on DC's new DP.

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Eddie Johnson: worst player ever before he plays a game? Get a grip.

Five things I'm demanding from the new TV deal

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Word leaked last week that MLS would be nearly tripling its US TV rights with a new deal with old friends ESPN and Fox, cutting new BFF NBC out of the picture. What should we as fans be looking for...

With Bradley Back, Who's Left on MLS's Wishlist?

If Major League Soccer could sign any player in the world, who would it be? Let's project ourselves inside MLS headquarters and come up with a list of the Top 5 players the league would most like...

What's Each MLS Expansion Team Known For? (Part 2)

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It's time for the expansion-team edition of our series on what each MLS franchise is known for. With NYCFC and Orlando City SC set to enter the league in 2015, let's review the identities of their...

What's Each MLS Team Known For? (Part 1)

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Expansion is coming back to MLS in 2015. As New York City FC and Orlando City SC get ready to enter MLS, what will they become known for? Because, fair or not, every MLS team becomes known for...

Schedule MLS Cup for Black Friday. Every Year.

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A couple years back, B&RU founder Martin Shatzer wrote that MLS should own Black Friday by scheduling the league's biggest event on this day each year. Today we take the occasion to re-publish his...

Top 5 Rule Changes MLS Should Adopt Now

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Ok, Ok. Soccer has laws, not rules. But whatever you call them, occasionally they should be updated to improve the game. And maybe even make life easier for the referees who really do have a...

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