Adam M Taylor

  • joined Feb 24, 2009
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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Attorney by day, obsessive sports fan/D.C. hype/transit advocate/pet owner in my off hours.

Managing Editor for SBN's D.C. United blog, Black & Red United, and Host/Producer for Filibuster - the Black & Red United Podcast.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Washington Nationals
  • NBA Washington Wizards
  • NFL Indianapolis Colts
  • NCAAF Purdue Boilermakers
  • NCAAB Purdue Boilermakers
  • NHL Washington Capitals
  • FIFA U.S.A.
  • EPL Arsenal
  • MLS D.C. United
User Blog

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Who's house?


The best part of waking up... is Freedom. You shut your mouth, Folgers.

Road tripping to Indy to watch the Eleven

One of two NASL expansion teams for the 2014 spring season, the Indianapolis Eleven have sold out every game they've played. An Indiana native myself, I had to go back home again to see it first-hand.

Jordan Johansen: DCU Legend

The Black-and-Red's newest addition had himself a day to remember on Sunday.


#tbt: Davies & Pontius rip Chivas USA to shreds

This game was traumatic for fans of both teams, as Chivas USA supporters watched their team get embarrassed, and United supporters watched Chris Pontius go down injured for the season. Luckily,...

Vote for Bill Hamid's game-saver for SOTW!

Without their homegrown 'keeper, D.C. United would not have won in San Jose. And be honest, his stop really is the best of the bunch here.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Deal with it.


Infographics, weekly honors, dubious winning streaks and World Cup look-backs and look-aheads. For freedom.

DCU @ Quakes TV info + gamethread

Hope you had your coffee this afternoon, because tonight will be a late start on national TV as D.C. United will try to keep their hold on first place in the Eastern Conference on the road against...

World Cup Final predictions thread


The Black and Red United staff weighs in with our predictions for the Biggest Game of Them All. Share your take in the comments!

Will Yedlin go to Inter & be loaned to DCU?? Pffft

As fun as it is to think about the possibility, and as fun as it is to troll Sounders fans, no. The answer is no. But let's refresh our understanding of how MLS allocation works, anyway.

DCU @ Quakes prediction thread

Is it a trap game coming up late this evening, or will the teams' play on the field match their respective records so far?


#tbt: Watch the 2012 8-goal shootout at Buck Shaw

In May 2012, D.C. United and the San Jose Earthquakes were the two hottest, highest-scoring teams in MLS. Things have changed: In July 2014, both teams are built on lock-down defense, but only...

Vote Bill Hamid for Save of the Week!

D.C. United's homegrown 'keeper saved the game with his big right paw last weekend, and now that save is up for league honors. Go vote!

Vote Nick DeLeon for Goal of the Week

Nicky is up against some strong competition (especially Cubo Torres' strike), so get your votes in!

The Prem's dirty little secret + World Cup semis!!


Glory for D.C. United players! Fretting over commentators! Fretting over Neymar! Fretting because England! Yellow cards for having fun! Your Tuesday morning Freedom Kicks are here for you.

DCU @ Toronto TV info + Gamethread

The Black-and-Red hit the road to take on the Reds, holders of the best points-per-game mark in the Eastern Conference.

How will United score goals without Fabi?

In which we look at the various ways D.C. United could (but won't) change up their system in the wake of Fabian Espindola's suspension and Christian's departure.

USA-Belgium prediction thread


What good is having a blog if you can't go on the record with predictions in what has been an utterly unpredictable World Cup?

FK: The world has disappeared, except for Kaka.


The rest of the world disappears for one day, and we know is the game.

DCU vs. Sounders TV info & gamethread

MLS is back you guys! And how, with the first matchup between two first place teams at RFK Stadium in... well, it's been a while.

A very CONMEBOL day in the World Cup knockout rd.


It's all South America all the time as we find our first two quarterfinalists.

Freedom Kicks: Elimination begins in earnest


How was the first day of simultaneous kickoffs for you? Did you somehow get even less done at work than you did last week? Um... yeah, me neither.

Read the stadium hearing testimony I'll give Thurs

Tuesday afternoon is the deadline to sign up to testify at Thursday's hearing. Will you join me?

On role reversal and gut checks: Soccer is cruelty

The United States' first two games at this World Cup could not have had different roles for the Stars & Stripes. Being on the side of things the USMNT were on Sunday is a lot less fun.

USA-Portugal TV info & gamethread

The Yanks can go marching into first place in Group G with a win over Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal deep in the Amazon. Simple, right?

Group H is chaos! Hooray chaos! Day 11 open thread


We wrap up the second round of group stage games today as Group H takes the field.

#tbt: USA 3-2 Portugal at the 2002 World Cup

It was basically the Costa Rica beating Uruguay of the early aughts.

Open Thread-Is today the day Luis Suarez loses it?


The 2014 World Cup officially enters its second week with some intriguing and important matchups. Uruguay vs. England headlines with the middle game of three, sandwiched by Colombia vs. Ivory Coast...

World Cup Day 6 partythread


It's the final first day of this World Cup as Group H finally gets underway, and the first match of the second go-round. We've got Belgium and Algeria, Russia and South Korea, and hosts Brazil take...

Advancing from Group H, it's Belgium and...


The final group of the 2014 World Cup kicks off Tuesday, and it's tougher to predict who might advance than it would seem at first blush.

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