Hi. I'm still catching up from the weekend, but as a cinema PSA, allow me to heartily endorse Hunt for the Wilderpeople. A New Zealand kid flees to the countryside with his Uncle, played by Sam Neill (from Jurassic Park). I see a crapton of movies, and this may be the one I've enjoyed myself at most this year.
Recaps from D.C. United's 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact from us (with more from us here), the Washington Post, Goal.com and MLS. Mount Royal Soccer has things from the Impact side.
Mauro Biello on red-carded Didier Drogba: 'He doesn't get enough calls - Goal.com: I mean, if you're gonna troll, troll all the way?
Fabian Espindola meets Club Necaxa, discusses Liga MX & MLS. - Black And Red United: Vancouver Whitecaps legend Fabian Espindola talks about his last few weeks.
Lost in a supermarket: A soccer player’s daily struggles after concussion: There's no other way around it; Goff's piece on Chris Rolfe is a must-read, if you haven't.
Charlie Davies had cancer, but it will be OK - Black And Red United: A last call for this catharsis.
Dominant Washington Spirit see off Sky Blue FC, winning 3-1 - Black And Red United: Going to sing "Payback" for the rest of the day, as the Spirit keep pace with the Portland Thorns FC for first.
D.C. United acquires Kennedy Igboananike from the Chicago Fire - Black And Red United: Just in case this was missed. Hot Time In Old Town weighs in also.
Tally Hall retires, reportedly to move into law enforcement - Black And Red United: In case this was missed, part deux.
D.C. United's Andrew Dykstra will join Kickers for three-match stint - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Soccer: Someone needs some playing time temporarily!
Summer is formidable obstacle for Kickers' mascot, who sweated off 9 pounds last Saturday - Richmond Times-Dispatch: Richmond-kickers: This was a nice writeup on the work these folks do in this weather.
DC United link-up is a big thing, says Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins | South Wales Evening Post: Baited. Breath.
BBVA Compass Found To Have Violated The Kingpin Act - Dynamo Theory: Filing under news of the weird.
Jersey Auction LIVE NOW through Thurs, Aug 4th at 11 am — City Islanders: Christmas sweater soccer jerseys? Christmas sweater soccer jerseys.
Finally, the last season of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" seemed to float the idea, a little more than usual, about one of the members of 'The Gang' being some sort of serial killer. And this is elaborated on in fascinating ways in this piece:
Now go forth and be five-star people.