DC Sports Bog: United


Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/30/2014

MLS teams honor late D.C. United player Shawn Kuykendall

DCU held a moment of silence at RFK Stadium before Saturday’s game.

By Scott Allen  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Worst D.C. sports moments of 2013

Before we get to more best stuff, here’s a chance to review all the worst stuff you’d rather forget.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, D.C. United, Hoyas, Nats, Redskins, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Obama with Jordan, Acta and United jerseys

Barack Obama went to a local watering hole, whose wall of memorabilia featured some of the best of D.C. sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Nats, Obama, Wizards

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/12/2013

D.C. United’s treadmill trophy celebration

In the midst of a dismal campaign, D.C. United was determined to celebrate its U.S. Open Cup win -- even if they had to do it in a hotel exercise room.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Ian Desmond wants D.C. United fans at Nats games

Nats shortstop asks for help bringing rowdy United supporters into Nats Park. Will it work?

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:14 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barra Brava, D.C. United, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Screaming Eagles

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/25/2013

For D.C. United fans, it's about time

Being a United fan has been depressing lately, but the news of a tentative stadium deal offers a glimmer of hope.

By Clinton Yates  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buzzard Point, D.C. United, DCU, United

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 05/15/2013

DC United getting a team beer from DC Brau

DCU is off to a horrendous start. Perhaps some beer news will give fans something to cheer about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:25 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, D.C. United, United

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Digital 'statues' of Alex Ovechkin and John Wall coming to Ballston

Visitors to the Caps practice facility will soon see digital video likenesses of some of D.C.'s biggest stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 04/04/2013

John Wall does a fashion spread for Modern Luxury

The Wizards guard is looking dapper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, Dwayne DeRosario, John Wall, Josh Morgan, Mike Green, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Nene meets United players, wants to play soccer in the offseason

The Brazilian big man says soccer makes him feel close to home.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcelo Saragosa, Nene, United, Wizards

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Vincent Gray says the Redskins 'belong in the city'

D.C. mayor also tells LaVar and Dukes that he thinks the Wizards should not revert to their prior nickname.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:28 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Vincent Gray, Wizards

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 03/09/2013

D.C. United fans create D.C. flag display

Home opener at RFK Stadium brings an epic representation of the District of Columbia's flag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:22 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, District Ultras, Screaming Eagles

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 01/25/2013

D.C. bus ad salutes Nats, United and Kastles

Events DC takes out bus ad proclaiming 'Politics isn't the ONLY sport in town."

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Kastles, Metro, Nats

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Morning Pixels: Giants receiver says Redskins aren't in legitimate talks for playoffs'

While not an unfair statement, it could come back to haunt Victor Cruz

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Pontius, D.C. United, Kevin Seraphin, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Morning Pixels: Happy Thanksgiving

Nick Sunberg's early Thanksgiving spread had all of the staples.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, Morning pixels, Nick Sundberg, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, United, Wizards

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 11/18/2012

D.C. United Eastern Conference final tifo

The results aren't going so swell for the black and red, but the fans brought it with their pre-game displays.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:10 PM ET, 11/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, D.C. United

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 11/15/2012

Ben Olsen explains his honesty about officials

D.C. United coach explains why he's been remarkably blunt about officials in recent weeks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:50 PM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Olsen, D.C. United

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Morning Pixels: Which Wizard would you put in a boxing ring?

An amusing exchange in Wizards the locker room poses the question of which Wizard could hold his own in a fight.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, D.C. United, Jordan Crawford, Morning pixels, Nats, Randy Wittman, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Morning Pixels: Why do we love to root for Jason Campbell?

There's only one former mediocre Redskins quarterback who consistently gets love from D.C. fans.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  08:54 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, D.C. United, Morning pixels, Redskins, United, Wizards

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Maryland offers ACC tournament discount for D.C. Uniteds snowed-out fans

Terps offer reduced prices for hundreds of soccer fans who went to New Jersey and back without seeing a game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Maryland

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 11/09/2012

Ben Olsen joins elite group of D.C. player/coaches

Near as I can tell, only three men have ever won a professional playoff round as both a player and a coach in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Olsen, Bucky Harris, Caps, D.C. United, Dale Hunter, Nats

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Bill Hamid, screaming and pounding his chest

After his teammates bailed him out in a playoff win, the D.C. United goalie had a guttural, screaming celebration.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, D.C. United

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 11/08/2012

D.C. United players chant with fans (Video)

If this doesn't make you proud of D.C. fans, I don't know what will.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:16 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon McDonald, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, Dejan Jakovic, Dwayne De Rosario, Ethan White, Michael Chabala, Perry Kitchen, United

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012

D.C. United snow delay photos

It was a winter wonderland at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 11/08/2012

Morning Pixels: A fitting Sean Taylor tribute

Some tributes to the late Redskins are more appropriate than others.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:48 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Ben Olsen, D.C. United, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Sean Taylor, Wizards

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 11/07/2012

Morning Pixels: Dress warmly, D.C. United fans

Mother nature sure isn't making it easy for United and their fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Hamid, Bradley Beal, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, Gio Gonzalez, Kedric Golston, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Athletes, election night and Twitter

We curate the political Twitter musings of various D.C. athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:09 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Athletes, Caps, D.C. United, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 11/02/2012

D.C. Uniteds home date change forces team and fans to make adjustments

With three days to prepare for a home playoff game, it's all hands on deck for the team's front office, and inconvenience for the fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:36 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Pontius, D.C. United, United

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 11/02/2012

D.C. United calling for fan Blackout for Saturdays playoff match

If you're headed to RFK to cheer for United on Saturday, make sure you're rocking all black gear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:48 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Morning Pixels: Redskins players love the throwback unis

The faux leather helmets are a favorite in the locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Bill Hamid, Chris Pointius, D.C. United, Darrel Young, Maryland, Morning pixels, Redskins, Stephen Bowen, Terps, Virginia Tech, Wizards

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Morning Pixels: It’s Movember

A few local athletes are pledging to grow a mustache to raise awareness for men's health issues.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:51 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Chris Wilson, Collin Balester, D.C. United, DeAngelo Hall, Karl Alzner, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Morning Pixels: Top young D.C. athletes

The list of the best D.C. athletes under 25 is definitely hot for debate.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Najar, Bryce Harper, Caps, Cartier Martin, Crystal Langhorne, John Wall, Michael Morse, Morning pixels, Mystics, Nationals, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Stephen Strasburg, United, Wizards

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 10/24/2012

D.C. United win leads to epic beer shower

Lewis Neal's late goal on Saturday led to lots of rejoicing, some of which involved beer flying high in the air.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 05/30/2012

D.C. United, Texas A&M and the 12th Man

For the second time in five years, the Aggies are apparently interested in a banner that hangs in RFK Stadium.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  D.C. United, RFK Stadium, 12th Man

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Kevin Payne, Greg Roche in D.C. United dunk booth

To raise money, the DC101 host trolled fans while United President and CEO took the shirtless angle.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:37 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  United, Kevin Payne, Greg Roche

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Morning pixels: Mascots, Michael Morse and remembering a legend

Wizards mascot G-Wiz ranked as one of NBA’s best.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Nationals, United

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Chris Pontius gives John Wall his own United jersey

If we see the Wizards star in another Red Bulls jersey, we’ll now know it was by choice.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:49 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Wizards, D.C. United, John Wall, Chris Pontius

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/18/2012

RFK Stadium honored at Cherry Blossom Parade

It was an honorable RFK tribute, but perhaps not entirely accurate as it made it through the parade without anything falling apart.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  RFK Stadium, DC United

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Morning pixels: A tale of two teams

A win, a loss, and some Busta Rhymes wordplay.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Wizards, Capitals, DC United