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Monday Freedom Kicks: You are Secretariat

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Recaps of the weekend for D.C. United, the Washington Spirit and the Richmond Kickers, and if you haven't started watching BoJack Horseman, please to do so.

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Recaps from D.C. United's loss to Toronto FC by us (with our first thoughts here), MLS (with more from them here) and the Washington PostWaking The Red covers things from T dot.

Washington Spirit miss their chance to jump into first, falling 1-0 at Sky Blue FC - Black And Red United: The Spirit burn a game in hand as Natasha Kai's Leah Galton's goal stuck for Sky Blue.

See Miguel Aguilar's goal for the Richmond Kickers last night. - Black And Red United: But at least the Kickers saved a part of the weekend.

Miguel Aguilar goal sparks dominant Richmond Kickers win over Toronto FC II - Black And Red United: And the above mentioned goal was part of the reason why, as the Kickers are in sixth, one point behind the Rochester Rhinos, and one in front of the Charlotte Independence.

Pipeline repair: Why Chris Durkin picked D.C. United over Europe — Soccer Wire: Charlie Boehm discusses the motivations of D.C. United's latest homegrown signing with said player. There's a couple of tidbits worth checking out in this.

D.C. United selects builder for new stadium at Buzzard Point - Black And Red United: This continues its stroll along the road.

Just as Nats Park transformed Navy Yard, D.C. United stadium bringing life to Buzzard Point: A look at the soon to be digs from a developer standpoint.

Jason Levien thrilled by deal to purchase 69 per cent of Swansea City | Football News | Sky Sports: Nice.

The culture of U.S. soccer is ready for an analytics revolution, but no one wants to pay for it: An interesting look at analytics staffs, or lack thereof, in MLS, and the challenges therein.

'BoJack Horseman' creator on animals vs. humans and that AMAZING underwater episode: For the uninitiated, BoJack Horseman is about a actor who was once on a '90s sitcom, and his reclamations for stardom. Oh, it's in an animated animal/human hybrid worse. But it captures deeper emotional things like melancholy, lost love and forgiveness better than most any show going. Season 3 hit Netflix Friday (I'm on episode 7 now), and this interview with the creator should illustrate why the show is worth checking out, and where the title of today's Kicks comes from.

In lieu of parting words, a note to keep an eye on: