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Logo-therapy: D.C. United & Sundry Soccer Links for 11 December 2015

Badgers? Badgers?! We don't need no stinking badgers! Oh, wait. You said, badges? Okay. Badges are fine.

The Twitters, the Facebooks, the Youtubes -- all was aflutter with last night's big D.C. United badge party.

Here is the official badge video, Evolve, courtesy of the club.

Here is footage from the official unveiling, including a rousing speech to introduce the Evolve video, courtesy of Fox 5's Tom Lokay.

Here is a tweet of the badge/branding explanation, courtesy of Washington Times Thomas Floyd.

Here is the party atmosphere, courtesy of MLS Radio.

Here is the epic thread on the badge design, courtesy of The Commentariat.

And there's a jersey coming next.

DC United unveils a new logo - Washington Post: Goff's piece points out that our redesign comes from the same guy who redesigned Liverpool's shield.

DC United officially unveils new crest | Chris Creamer's SportsLogos.Net: Here's the sportslogo blog's official writeup of the badge.

Get to know Lamar Neagle - Youtube: United's Lindsay Simpson snags an interview with our newest addition, former Sounder Lamar Neagle. He's very happy to be here. And we are happy have him and Mrs. Lamar. He's going to wear #13. He's going to hit the museums. He's got an after-school foundation. I'm looking forward to seeing him around town. We're the better Washington, Lamar. We have more sun. And with more sun, more power. And with more power, MORE POWER. Never enough power. Get hungry. Welcome to DC.

Armchair Analyst: Jordan Morris, the College Cup & offseason moves | The College Cup with Akron, Syracuse, Stanford, and Clemson starts today and finishes Sunday. I know the Commentariat includes an Orangeman, so go Syracuse.

We Talked to Hope Solo About Why the US Women's Soccer Team Skipped a Game in Protest | Mother Jones: Here's a really informative interview with Hope Solo about why the USWNT was so pissed about the playing conditions in Hawaii.

U.S. Soccer named in lawsuit after cancelled Hawaii match - ESPN FC: Everybody is already getting a refund...of their tickets.  These fans want a refund of their flights.

Player for Honduras National Soccer Team Shot Dead at Mall - ABC News: He helped take Honduras to Brazil last year.  Yesterday, Arnold Peralta was shot and killed outside a mall.

Spain’s LaLiga Raises $3.25 Billion With Soccer TV Rights | Variety: Nothing to sneeze at.

Soccer goalie decides 'f*** it all,' scores a glorious empty-net goal by himself - What the title says.

And your Friday Freedom Kicks treat is Darth Trump. It's not what you think. Okay, it's a little bit what you think. Just watch it. Regardless of your political stripes, it's funny. Alternatively, guitar solo faces make more sense when guitars are replaced with giant slugs.

Commentariat, badger!