A quick note, thanks to those that came by the meetup Saturday. You guys are some great (and pretty looking) folks. An don't read too much into the title, speaking for myself it wasn't a game that a shared result would have been just. Moving along then.
Recaps of D.C. United's 2-1 loss to Columbus Crew SC from us, MLS (with more here), the Washington Post, CSN Mid-Atlantic and SI.com (bah gawd, that's Brian Straus' music!). Massive Report handles things from the yellow and black side.
Playing for Pride - Western News - JamaicaObserver.com: Ahead of the last CONCACAF Champions League game for D.C. United, a look at where the collective head of Montego Bay is at before the team goes to Jamaica Monday morning.
Miguel Aguilar, The Mexican who went from the from dirt fields of Juárez to DC United: A nice look at Miguel Aguilar, who should get a jillion goals playing in MoBay this week if there is a right and just God.
Comparing the MLS Eastern Conference Teams' Games Lost to Injury - The Mane Land: Missed this last week in Colorado, but kudos to TML for putting together this list of man-games lost, even if D.C.'s list looks a little incomplete.
Bournemouth 2-0 Sunderland: Things Just Keep Getting Worse For The Black Cats - Roker Report: In partner club news, Sunderland gave up two early goals to Bournemouth and played at 10 men for the last almost half hour in a 2-0 loss. Newcastle scored a goal against Watford to put the Black Cats back in 20th in the Premier League, in case you thought not winning a game in your last 5 regular season matches was the end of the universe.
Chievo Verona 0-1 Internazionale - ESPN FC: In more partner club news, Mauro Icardi gets a first half goal which proves to be enough as Inter Milan defeat Chievo Verona, remaining atop the Serie A table.
FIFA 16 - All Leagues & Teams: FIFA 16 from EA Sports comes out Tuesday, and here are the teams...in the game.
How Did This Get Made? Maximum Overdrive Oral History: If you don't listen to the "How Did This Get Made?" podcast, you should remedy that, as Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas discuss films with that question in mind, and their latest is on the Stephen King film "Maximum Overdrive." Spoiler alert: A lot of cocaine was involved. A. Lot.
Finally, here are the animals in Wes Anderson's "Fantastic Mr. Fox" doing the Blackalicious song "The Blowup," so go run into a brick wall OK?