Bill Hamid made eight saves for D.C. United (1-1-1), including a diving save on Brandon Barklage's shot off a corner kick in stoppage time, which came close to crossing the goal line.
A raucous RFK Stadium crowd may have witnessed the theatrics of postseason soccer for the first time in five years Saturday, but neither D.C. United nor the New York Red Bulls seemed well cast as playoff contenders. When all was said and done, United and the Red Bulls found themselves deadlocked 1-1 after the first leg of their two-game, total-goals Eastern Conference semifinal.
A Harvard-educated biologist was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted of going on a shooting rampage during a faculty meeting at an Alabama university, killing three colleagues and wounding three others in 2010.
Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano didn't break any NFL kneel-down rules and still isn't apologizing for his aggressive tactics of going after the New York Giants when they were lined up in victory formation.
Most people are aware that the greatest loss of liberty occurs when one's own government centralizes power, not when a foreign force invades. This loss happens most frequently during war. After the war, the centralized power is reduced but it never gets back to the original level. This same phenomenon is now occurring with respect to disaster preparedness.
Earlier this week, I attended yet another meeting here in Phoenix that featured a panel of experts on the subject of allocating Arizona's water supply. Each panelist reflected that tired notion that we just need to do better planning, which means having smart people tell other presumably dumber people what to do or not do.
After investing first- and second-round picks on defensive linemen in each of the last two drafts, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are counting heavily on Frank Okam and Michael Bennett, 25-year-old linemen who were cast off by other teams.
Dwayne De Rosario had a memorable return to Red Bull Arena. De Rosario, playing against his former team for the first time since beaing traded on June 27, scored in the 61st minute to lift D.C. United to a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.
Dwayne De Rosario had a memorable return to Red Bull Arena.