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John Haydon

John Haydon has covered soccer for The Washington Times for two decades. He has reported on international soccer events in Germany, South Korea and Spain. John hails from Birmingham, England and has lived in the Washington D.C. region for over twenty years.
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Leonard Cohen releases “Can’t Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour”

In his 80th year, one of the greatest poets /songwriters of the 20th and 21st Centuries releases a new album "Can’t Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour" Here is a list of his top ten singles
Photo: Simon Heseltine, Wikipedia

D.C. United settle for 1-1 tie with Houston; unbeaten in four games

With yesterday's draw, United remained tied for the lead of the Eastern Conference with the New York Red Bulls.

D.C. United blow two-goal lead and hand Red Bulls a 2-2 tie

After playing some of its best soccer this season, United blew a two-goal lead, and allowed the Red Bulls to tie the game 2-2 with a late goal in the 90th minute.
Actor Nicolas Cage. (Via Wikipedia)

The Top Ten films of tarnished Hollywood star Nicolas Cage

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 – The currently not-so-brilliant career of onetime silver screen idol Nicolas Cage has been going steadily down the tubes now...
Chris Pontius - D.C. United down reigning MLS champions; United 1, Galaxy 0

D.C. United down reigning MLS champions; United 1, Galaxy 0

The victory for United ended a streak of 10 games without a win (five losses, five draws) over the five-time champions.
Jairo Arrieta celebrates goal with Chris Rolfe Photo credit: Martin Fernandez.

D.C. United edge passed Montreal in scrappy season-opener

United now has a bye week and next plays the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, March 22 on the road.

Major League Soccer kicks off 20th season with new teams and new star players

There’s been a realignment of the conferences and a tinkering with the playoff format.

D.C. United sign experienced Finnish midfielder Markus Halsti

D.C. United fortified its midfield with the signing of Finnish international and Malmo FF midfielder Markus Halsti on Monday.
Jimmy Stewart.

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’: Ten reasons we love this Capra film

WASHINGTON, December 25, 2014 – Director Steven Spielberg has said that whenever he goes on location for a new film, he takes along a copy...
Still from "It's a Wonderful Life." (Photo: Republic Pictures Corp.)

Capra Christmas classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’: Why we love it

WASHINGTON, December 4, 2014 – Today it seems an accepted fact that Frank Capra’s wonderful movie “It’s a Wonderful Life” is one of the...

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Le Relais Bernard Loiseau: Culinary Majesty at the legendary Cote d’Or

Le Relais Bernard Loiseau is a magnificent 5 star Relais & Chateaux luxury restaurant, hotel, and spa under the direction of two Michelin star Chef Patrick Bertron.