NFC East

NFL Draft Grades: NFC East

The NFC East gets the most TV time of any division in football, and it could be one of the tighter division races this upcoming season. The Cowboys won the East a year ago, and will be competing with the evil genius led Eagles, and the up and coming Giants and Redskins. Big Blue is hoping Eli can muster one more season of magic, and Washington is trying to get…

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NFC South

NFL Draft Grades: NFC South

The NFC South has been one of the more intriguing divisions in the NFL the past decade or so, as there has been a remarkable amount of parity. Other than the Buccaneers, all three teams have won the division in the past 4 seasons. The Panthers have won the South the past two seasons, but this division is still up for grabs. Atlanta Falcons: 6-10 in 2015, 8th Overall Round…

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NFC-North

NFL Draft Grades: NFC North

I wanted to give myself adequate time after the draft to let these selections resonate with me before I gave grades. Then I graduated college and I apologize for the delay, so here are my Draft grades, which I’ll be doing by Division. Here’s the NFC North: Chicago Bears: 5-11 Record in 2015, 7th Overall Round 1 Pick 7                   Kevin White                       WR         West Virginia The Bears had a lot of…

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Alex Ovechkin

Annual Playoff Busts

Every year you can expect three things – in no specific order – death, taxes and superstar athletes who can’t lead their respective teams to a championship or who always seem to come up short in the postseason. Not every team can win a championship in a given year, as there is only one. With that said, some teams and superstar players can’t reach the pinnacle of success or even…

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Union get much needed win over the Black-and-Red

The Philadelphia Union got a much needed win against DC United tonight at home in Chester, PA. The lone goal of the game was scored in the 92nd minute by Zach Pfeffer off a cross from Fabinho.  It snapped a four game losing streak for the Union and gave the Black-and-Red their first loss since the 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls early in the season. The Union…

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Farfan returns to Philly as United looks for the streak to run to nine

It’s been a rough couple of days for DC sports, the Capitals and Wizards both lost in the second round of the playoffs. It hasn’t been all bad as the Nationals remain on a tear and the Black-and-Red now have sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. This is the best start in franchise history for DC United, they have now gone eight games without tasting defeat. Their…

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Opare: ‘It was just a great feeling to definitely score and get the team back in it’

The Black-and-Red pulled off an impressive rally to get the 2-1 result against the Orlando City FC, United Head Coach Ben Olsen addressed the media after the game. Kofi Opare tied up the game with his first goal of the season and kept up his strong play, he shared his thoughts on the team’s performance as well. Miguel Aguilar and Michael Farfan answered questions about their impact on the game…

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DC shows killer instinct in rally against Orlando

The Black-and-Red were in familiar territory last night, they found themselves down 1-0 to the visiting team just 11 minutes in courtesy of Cyle Larin. Orlando looked to be well on their way to avenging that early season loss to DC, but United wouldn’t go away. They got some help from a few super subs and never looked back, not only did they get the equalizer, but they put the…

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Ovi Should Have Taken the Marshawn Route

Alex Ovechkin and Marshawn Lynch are almost polar opposites, but Ovi sure could have learned from “Beast Mode” going into the Washington Capitals’ Game 7 against the New York Rangers. The superstar left winger, who is favored to win his fourth Hart Trophy as league MVP next month, guaranteed a win over New York in the series-deciding game. His Caps were unable to back it up, losing in overtime to…

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Orlando looks to avenge loss against the Black-and-Red

The last time these two teams met, the Black-and-Red scored late in the match, in stoppage time to escape Orlando with a win. It was Luis Silva’s first game back and he came through for his team by scoring on a set piece from about 30 yards out with a curling right footer that would find the net. While DC would get the result, Orlando dominated that game from start…

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Birnbaum: ‘Feeling good and ready to go’

DC United has continued to get healthier as the season has gone on, they could be getting one of their starters back soon in Steven Birnbaum. The centre back went down about six weeks ago at the start of United’s game against the LA Galaxy, DC went on to win the game and Birnbaum has been out since. Kofi Opare has stepped up and done a good job in his…

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Olsen discusses Orlando and more

The Black-and-Red’s head coach sat down with the media earlier today, with the match with the visiting Orlando City Football Club less than 24 hours away. He discussed what challenges his team will face from the visitors and the ever changing health of his roster. On health of Fabian Espindola and Markus Halsti for game against Orlando Fabi’s out, inching along. Markus is good to go, Markus will part of…

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