Archive: D.C. United

DCU Fans Not Going Green Any Time Soon

While it seems like a pipe dream at this point anyway, the plan to build a new stadium for D.C. United at Poplar Point just became a lot more complicated. Five green groups -- The Earth Conservation Corps, the Anacostia and Potomac Riverkeepers, the Sierra Club, D.C. ACORN and the...

By Lindsay Applebaum | June 24, 2008; 02:12 PM ET | Comments (22)

Roundup: Best of the Week

Looking back on a week of top-notch comments in sports. . . -- On the nearly severed ties between the Miami Dolphins and defensive end Jason Taylor, who just finished up a stint on Dancing With the Stars: bs2004: If you had a choice to spend the next six months...

By Lindsay Applebaum | May 23, 2008; 11:48 AM ET | Comments (0)

DCU Fans Don't Like Secrets

"Ten players and a goalie." That's all United Coach Tom Soehn would say about his plans for Wednesday's game at Toronto FC. For some folks, "ten players and a goalie" is enough. I know it answered all three of my questions about soccer. For fans who just want to know...

By Lindsay Applebaum | May 20, 2008; 02:20 PM ET | Comments (15)

Caption Contest: Marcelo Gallardo

What is putting that (hungry? dreamy? mildly concussed?) look on the face of D.C. United's Marcelo Gallardo? Is it the ice cream truck? David Beckham? A brand new VW Bug? You decide. (By Nick Wass -- AP)...

By Lindsay Applebaum | May 7, 2008; 09:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Two Birds, One Column: Wise Alienates United Fans, Irritates Caps Fans

Everyone is so darn sensitive these days. Can't Mike Wise write a nice column praising Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals without being attacked from all sides? It turns out that no; no he can't, if he's going to say this: "Ovechkin is about to become the first Washington star in...

By Lindsay Applebaum | April 3, 2008; 10:47 AM ET | Comments (52)

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