Soccer and Society: kids vs. cancer

Tyler Smith, a 12-year-old soccer player in Northern Virginia, wanted to honor his grandmother, who lost her battle with breast cancer. He hatched an idea: pink uniforms.

Thursday kickaround

D.C. United's Lionard Pajoy sidelined for six weeks. Oguchi Onyewu in Portugal. Terrence Boyd scores. Americans abroad. Washington Spirit loses again. Soccer man as IRS commissioner.

Soccer and society: Pentagon games

In our latest installment of Soccer and Society, a periodic feature chronicling the intersection of the beautiful game and American life, we share a touching and inspiring video about the Pentagon Soccer Club.