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Monday Freedom Kicks: Looks Like Somebody Threw Away A Perfectly Good Whitecap

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We look back at Saturday, reminisce about Boca, and become big fans of sweetbreads.

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Trying to figure out a witty play on words with "Vancouver Whitecaps" was surprisingly tough, hope I pulled it off.

Recaps of D.C. United's scoreless draw with the 'Caps from usMLSsoccer.comThe Washington PostCSN WashingtonDistrict Sports Page and Soccer Wire. The fine folks at Eighty Six Forever have the angle from the hosts' side.

Episode 78 - The AFTN Podcast - "There's Still Time" (DC Postgame Show) - AFTN - Articles - Articles - CSN: Instead of a quote sheet, how about audio from Ben Olsen and Kyle Porter afterwards? During the latter, he answers his thoughts about the Canadian National team's current standing with their new coach (27:00 in).

Why D.C. United should be thrilled with its 0-0 at Vancouver | ProSoccerTalk: Richard Farley discusses why coming out of BC Place with a point, even with that lineup, is a bloody big deal.

D.C. United signs Ghanaian national team defender/midfielder Samuel Inkoom - Black And Red United: File under ICYMI, the Black and Red may have made a smart signing? Can someone hide his passport just in case?

RICHMOND 0, ORLANDO 1 - Richmond Kickers: The Kickers drop their last regular season game to Orlando City on the road, finishing fourth on the year. They'll host Charleston Saturday in Richmond. Hey, D.C. isn't playing on Saturday, a road trip may be in order.

Fox Sports Develops Champions League Highlights Channel - NYTimes.com: A Red Zone for Champions League? Sounds good, looking forward to the MLS version next year, Fox.

Carlos Bocanegra career ends disappointingly, but his legacy will live on | SI.com: Brian Straus with a fond remembrance of Boca, who hopefully will not have his last match be one where he got a concussion playing for Chivas USA and couldn't come back.

Hannibal: Season Two Blu-ray: TV DVD & Blu-ray sets continue to be released, and Bryan Fuller (showrunner of Dead Like Me and Pushing Daisies) might have seen reluctance at extending the Hannibal Lecter/Red Dragon mythology for television, but has done so smartly and with on point casting and solid performances from Hugh Dancy as Will Graham and Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal. It is psychologically gruesome and visually & sonically searing, and worth taking a leap of faith for.

Go get a decaf today, see the coffee and the damage done later.