Adam M Taylor

  • joined Feb 24, 2009
  • last login Jul 29, 2014
  • posts 765
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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

Where CM Catania gets the DCU stadium deal wrong

David Catania, At-Large Council Member and Independent candidate for mayor in the upcoming city elections, has said he'd prefer to nix the proposed deal and auction the Reeves Center and use the...

Freedom Kicks cover college through retirement


Too much Freedom to summarize in just one blurb.

What do we make of Olsen & Kasper now?

After the terrible 2013 season and massive rebuild last winter, nobody expected D.C. United to be within spitting distance of first place at this point in 2014. But that's right where they are, so...

USWNT & CONCACAF coming in force to RFK in October

The venerable old stadium will host two double-headers, one of which will include the United State's Women's National Team. The tournament will double as the qualifying tournament for next summer's...


#tbt - The last DCU friendly in a far flung city

This Saturday's trip to Jacksonville, Fla. to play Fulham is not the first time D.C. United has gone to some far-off corner of the United States to play a European club. Watch how the last one went...

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?

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