DC Sports Bog: Wizards


Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Morning pixels: Local athletes tweet frustrations with replacement refs

After last night’s debacle, some of our local players had to speak out.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Kirk Cousins, Nick Sundberg, Graham Gano, Bill Hamid, Shelvin Mack, Ian Desmond, Davey Johnson, Trevor Booker

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII taking some big hits

The Redskins prize quarterback is getting banged up, and it’s scary.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Trevor Booker, Jordan Crawford, Bryce Harper, Branko Boskovic

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Morning pixels: The anti-Griffining movement

A rebel group is forming to fight the “Griffining” sensation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Booker

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

ESPN the Magazine says Wizards have worst fan relations in major pro sports

For the 11 billionth year in a row, D.C. sports franchises don’t fare too well in ESPN’s Ultimate Franchise rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/29/2012

John Wall on his support for Barack Obama

The Wizards star explains why he not afraid to be political in public.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Morning pixels: ESPN Magazine predicts 2-14 Redskins

The “big brains” and “powerful computers” are forecasting a dismal season ahead.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg, Kirk Cousins, Bradley Beal, Adam Carriker, Ian Desmond

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 08/21/2012

John Wall goes one-on-one with a high school kid

John Wall takes on high school kids during his summer breakout camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:33 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Trevor Ariza wants a handshake from Obama

Thanks to an ill-timed trade, Ariza missed out on his White House trip and hopes to make up for it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Emeka Okafor

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 08/08/2012

John Wall tells Jim Rome the Wizards are a playoff team

Wizards point guard tells CBS host that he wants to be ‘somebody that the whole city can lean on.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:48 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Jim Rome

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Colin Cowherd uses Serena Williams dance to rip John Wall

ESPN Radio host continues his years-long crusade against something John Wall once did for 30 seconds.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, ESPN, Colin Cowherd, Serena Williams

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Goodman League promises John Wall, Gilbert Arenas and Chris Brown on Aug. 19

Goodman Roundball Classic at Wise High is scheduled to include several NBA stars, plus a Wale performance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Gilbert Arenas, Wale, Chris Brown

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Katie Ledecky with Michael Jordan and Ted Leonsis

More than a decade before she won Olympic gold, the Bethesda native chilled in the MCI Center owner’s box.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Katie Ledecky, Michael Jordan, Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Morning pixels: Got a question?

We’re introducing a super fun new Sports Bog feature.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, John Wall

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 07/31/2012

John Wall: ‘I want to be the savior’

The comparisons between RGIII and Wall are inevitable.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:36 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins open camp

The first day of camp was full of fans, heat, and some football.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Cooley, Adam Carriker, Alexander Semin, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Wizards season ticket holders promised guaranteed option to buy playoff tickets

Ted Leonsis isn’t the only one thinking about a playoff run in 2013.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Gilbert Arenas’s Great Falls house on the market

Potential purchasers of Gilbert’s home are also entitled to his storied sharks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Andray Blatche, Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012

John Wall says it’s time for playoffs, All-Star game

Longest tenured Wizard tells Hoops World, ‘It’s all up to me to lead my team.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2012

The time Andray Blatche ate nachos before playing the Heat

Ivan Carter adds yet another postscript to the Andray Blatche era in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Antawn Jamison

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Andray Blatche apologizes for the effort

Oft-criticized ex-Wizards big man addresses his supporters and critics in a Comcast SportsNet interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Comcast SportsNet, Chris Miller

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Remembering Andray Blatche

Maligned Wizards big man had some nice moments in D.C., but he'll be remembered for his share of follies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis, Flip Saunders

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Obama, the Kiss Cam and the smooch heard ‘round the world

How a basketball gimmick landed the president in the middle of a controversy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Wizards | Tags:  Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Patrick Ewing on Bradley Beal: ‘I don’t really know much about him’

The NBA veteran and head coach hopeful is clearly not up on his draft pick knowledge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:41 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, NBA | Tags:  Patrick Ewing, Bradley Beal, Georghe Muresan, Summer League, Wizards

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Ted Leonsis explains why he’s giving up e-mail

Famously accessible Caps and Wizards owner is unplugging his public e-mail accounts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Morning pixels: Ranking D.C.’s sports talk shows

Five local shows make a list of the best 100 sports-talk shows in the nation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan, Tony Kornheiser, The Junkies, Chris Webber

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Morning pixels: It’s all good times from here on out

With the slowest sports week of the year behind us, we have much to look forward to.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Tennis | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Chris Singleton, Jan Vesely, Bradley Beal, Tomas Satoransky, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Morning pixels: NL All-Star win has fans already thinking about Nats Game 7

Let’s dial back the predictions, just in case ‘jinx’ is an actual thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, John Wall, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Bradley Beal learns about clown questions

We can add the Wizards draft pick to the clown question club.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Bradley Beal, Bryce Harper, Clown Question

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Bradley Beal, Wizards celebrate with cake

It wouldn’t be a true Wizards celebration without cake.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Morning pixels: Nats and Orioles push the Beltway Ballot

Two local baseball clubs team up to push their players for the final All-Star game berths.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jason Hammel, Peter Angelos, Alex Semin, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 06/29/2012

John Walls discusses Bradley Beal

Here’s the Wizards point guard, who isn’t named John Walls, talking about his new teammate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Bradley Beal, Verizon Center

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Morning pixels: Jarvis Jenkins and LaRon Profit on women and draft picks

Two identical tweets from Jenkins and Profit warn of the dangers of athlete googling.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Jarvis Jenkins, LaRon Profit, Bradley Beal, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Morning pixels: Wizards and NBA draft night

The only thing we know for certain about tonight’s draft is that nothing is certain.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Redskins, Nats, Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Washingtonian readers vote Alex Ovechkin worst local athlete

Deranged bath-salts-addicted readership puts Alex Ovechkin just below Andray Blatche, which is in­cred­ibly, mindlessly stupid.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 06/26/2012

John Wall inspired prank call

Prank calls have come a long way since “Is your refrigerator running?”

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:13 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Minor League Baseball | Tags:  John Wall, Mike Green, Jay Beagle, Erik Cook, Chris Baker, Chien-Ming Wang

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Morning pixels: ‘Bryce Harper madness’ at ESPN

Former WRC sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak says Harper is currently generating more Bristol buzz than RGIII.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Alex Ovechkin, Stephen Strasburg, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/25/2012

David Stern tells Mike Wise he’d do Jim Rome interview differently

NBA commissioner acknowledges he overreacted, but says “a guy’s allowed to have some fun.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, NBA | Tags:  David Stern, Jim Rome, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Morning pixels: Joe Maddon loves being called a weird wuss

To put a cap on the Tampa pine tar series, their quirky manager once again rips the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:19 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Joe Maddon, Chad Cordero, Buck Showalter

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Eddie Jordan is rooting for Kevin Durant

Like a great many fan veterans of the Wizards-Cavs rivalry, it would seem that Eddie Jordan hasn’t gotten over LeBron yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Eddie Jordan, LeBron James

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012

The D.C. Council hearing on Verizon Center signage

More than three hours of hearings included Ted Leonsis on his teams, and a Caps fan who loves espresso.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Verizon Center, D.C. Council, Ronald Moten

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Morning pixels: Nick Young, JaVale McGee honored for being knuckleheads

The former Wizards were nominated for one of the NBA’s new social media awards.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Wizards, Nats | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Nick Young, Andray Blatche, Rashard Lewis, Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Jan Vesely as an actual wizard

This Vesely magazine cover might be the greatest Wizards cover ever.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Jan Vesely

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper inspired beer

A special Clown Question brew, A-Rod on the Nats and a Father’s Day ditty.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals, Nats, Wizards, Mystics, Redskins, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg, Brandon Banks

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Verizon Center seeking pixels upgrade

With the outside screens at D.C.’s arena looking like relics from the ‘90s, Ted Leonsis pushes for an upgrade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Sam Cassell scrimmaging with the Mystics

Wizards assistant coach competes against his Monumental Sports colleagues on the basketball court.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Mystics, Wizards | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Awvee Storey

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/12/2012

John Feinstein, John Wall and a Wizards trade proposal

Award-winning sports writer proposes the Wizards trade down for additional starters and take Kendall Marshall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Kendall Marshall, John Feinstein

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Morning pixels: Doc Rivers takes a shot at the Wizards

Celtics coach tells ESPN.com that he explicitly wanted to avoid the Wizards’ philosophy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:51 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Flip Saunders, Ted Leonsis, Doc Rivers, F.P. Santangelo

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and the DMV

Roger Mason Jr. brings the D.C.-Maryland-Virginia acronym to a national TV audience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/07/2012

D.C. celebrity softball game highlights

Redskins, Wizards and local sports media highlights prove that we should all keep our current occupations.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards, Media | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Lorenzo Alexander, Brandon Banks, Kedric Golston, Shelvin Mack, Mike ise

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Morning pixels: Leonsis responds to being called ‘cheap’

Leonsis responds and saying goodbye to Mike Knuble.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Capitals, Caps, Nationals, Nats, Dan Dnyder, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, Mike Knuble, Mystics, Matee Ajavon, Natasha Lacey

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Randy Wittman on blogging knuckleheads

New Wizards coach says he can’t listen to the Twitter and Facebook folks complaining about his hiring.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:15 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is in Men in Black 3

Nats skipper has a weird cameo in the new movie, thanks to his role in the 1969 World Series.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Lucas Giolito, Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2012

New court, new bleachers, new season at Barry Farm

Goodman League has an enlarged playing surface, seating for 600 and an ever-excited commissioner in Miles Rawls.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Barry Farm, Goodman League, Kevin Durant, Gilbert Arenas, John Wall, Miles Rawls

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/04/2012

John Wall and Chris Brown (yes, that Chris Brown) ally oop

Wall’s goal of playing in fewer summer leagues is off to a slow start.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, John Wall

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper is the ‘Parting Shot’ on ESPN’s Sports Reporters

Longtime ESPN host John Saunders says even if you’re not a baseball fan, ‘you have to watch 19-year old Bryce Harper.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, John Saunders, Kevin Seraphin, Gheorghe Muresan

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Mo Evans happy with Wizards third pick

The Wizards veteransays Anthony Davis is a defensive gem, but not a franchise player.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:55 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Mo Evans, maurice evans

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Wizards celebrate third pick with team store sale

Fans might have been disappointed when the Wiz dropped a spot in the draft lottery, but it was cause for a merchandise sale.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Morning pixels: Wizards secure third overall pick in the draft

Who the Wizards will take with the third overall pick is anyone’s guess.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nationals, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Chris Pontius

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Zach Leonsis’s good luck charms

Wizards’ rep at Wednesday’s draft lottery will have two wedding bands and a Greek trinket in his pocket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Ernie Grunfeld, Irene Pollin, Zach Leonsis

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Morning pixels: The Wizards and the draft lottery

Despite the John Wall success, the Bullets/Wizards franchise still has a sad legacy of draft lottery failure.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Wizards | Tags:  Zachary Leonsis, Kwame Brown, John Wall, Irene Pollin, Bryce Harper

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper is baseball’s fastest home run trotter

Here’s old-school for ya: the Nats’ phenom has three of MLB’s nine fastest home run trots this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, John Wall, Steve McCatty, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Shelvin Mack and Chris Neild, now in beat form

DMV sports fan Ryan Kopf pays tribute to local athlets in dance form.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:36 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Shelvin Mack, Chris Neild, Niles Paul

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/24/2012

Morning pixels: Female sports fans are in the spotlight this week

A new show is creating controversy, Bryce Harper on ESPN and John Wall takes in a Mystics game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards, Redskins, Mystics | Tags:  Nationals, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Mystics

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Bethesda Big Train celebrity softball game features Redskins, Wizards, Mike Wise, me

Come to Shirley Povich field on Sunday and ask for autographs and rank the celebrities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Wise, Dan Hellie, Brandon Banks, Antwaan Randle El, Lorenzo Alexander, Kedric Golston, Angela Rypien, Ivan Carter

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Morning pixels: Lets talk about moms

A Mother’s Day story, Brooks Laich on the New York Post headline and a John Wall chair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, John Wall, Brooks Laich, Matt Hendricks, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012

D.C. athletes supporting the Caps

As the D.C. Spring continues to blossom, more than a dozen non-hockey playing athletes get into the NHL playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Robert Griffin III, Brian Orakpo, Graham Gano

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Aaron Rodgers wants John Wall to teach him how to Dougie

Wizards point guard gets a jersey and a message from the Packers quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Aaron Rodgers

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Jan Vesely watches himself kiss his girlfriend on a Czech talk show

Having completed his rookie season in D.C., the Wizards project sits in on the famous Jana Krause Show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:08 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely, Jana Krause

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Morning pixels: Mike Green, Trevor Booker ranked ‘hot’

Walk-off home runs, triple overtime and Karl Alzner’s mischievous pups.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Wizards, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nats, Caps, Mike Green, Trevor Booker, Ian Desmond, Bryce Harper, Orioles, John Wall

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Nick Young and Gilbert Arenas rekindle their friendship

Young and Arenas bond over shopping and Starbucks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:21 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Nick Young, Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins to preview Nike alternates next week

Uniform nerds will get a first peek at the Redskins’ 80th anniversary alternate duds at a private reception .

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nene

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s time on ice

Even in a win, Ovi’s lack of playing time is the story of the night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Nationals, Wizards, Redskins

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Morning pixels: NFL draft ratings in D.C.

Coverage of the NFL Draft’s first night on ESPN and the NFL Network out-paced coverage of the Caps’ Game 7 win in Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Josh LeRibeus, Comcast SportsNet, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Andray Blatche’s ‘Grand Finale’ party

Maligned Wizards big man might not be playing much nowadays, but he can still host a party.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Robert Griffin III on John Wall and Stephen Strasburg

Future Redskins franchise quarterback is already about the best spokesman D.C. sports has.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, John Wall, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Morning pixels: Boston fans love Mike Wise

Fans of both the Bruins and the Caps think Wise’s woe-is-me Game 7 column was a disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Wise, Ted Leonsis, Robert Griffin III, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Morning pixels: The Ernie Grunfeld era continues

With the Wizards’ front-office leader back for another season, let’s remember the coverage when he was first hired.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Nats | Tags:  Ernie Grunfeld, Ted Leonsis, Abe Pollin, Michael Jordan, Gio Gonzalez, Nene

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012

John Wall at the Caps game

Wizards star posed for photos with fans wearing a Caps t-shirt and a red hoodie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII trolls Todd McShay

Future Redskins quarterback has not forgotten the draft experts who thought he should be an NFL wide receiver.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, D.C. United, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Todd McShay, Niles Paul, Chris Pontius, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 07:56 PM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Redskins, Nats players show up to support Caps at Game 6 vs. Bruins

It’s nice when D.C. athletes all support each other, isn’t it?

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:56 PM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Wizards, Redskins, John Wall, Drew Storen, Jordan Crawford, Trevor Booker, Lorenzo Alexander

Posted at 03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Caps and Nats all win

For only the second time in recorded history, D.C. gets pro hoops, baseball and basketball wins on the same calendar day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Ryan Zimmerman, Jeff Halpern, Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Morning pixels: Robert Griffin III is ‘selfish’

An anonymous scout from an anonymous report anonymously claims that RGIII doesn’t treat people well.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Nationals, Caps, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Kate Upton and John Wall exchange tweets about the Dougie

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kate Upton, John Wall, Alex Morgan, DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/19/2012

Shelvin Mack to take over Wizards Twitter feed

The rookie guard will be on hand to answer your questions, as long as they aren’t boring.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Shelvin Mack

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Morning pixels: The rare D.C. sports trifecta

No matter where you look, there is little to disappoint you in D.C. sports right now. Enjoy it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/17/2012

A Kwame Brown jersey at Coachella

Also, a pair of Nats fans sporting ‘Castilla’ and ‘Guzman’ jerseys at the Nats home opener.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Kwame Brown, Coachella, Christian Guzman, Vinny Castilla

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Morning pixels: Ovechkin praise

For what feels like the first time in a long time, a non-local voice is heaping praise on Alex Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, DeAngelo Hall, Kristina Akra, Braden Holtby, Jordan Crawford, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Morning pixels: Teddy loses again

MORNING PIXELS | Everything was great about Nats opening day, except ...

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Lerner, John Popper, Ernie Grunfeld, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Rouhier, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The last days of Agent Zero

Gilbert Arenas, back in the league but without the quirks, talks to USA Today about his last days in Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, David Stern, Andray Blatche, JaVale McGee, Javaris Crittenton

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Morning pixels: Nationals Home Opener

The Nationals open at home, the Caps start the playoff on the road and it’s National Grilled Cheese Day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Wizards, Nationals, Drew Storen, Redskins, RGIII, Maryland, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 04/11/2012

The Wizards get pedicures

Which of the Wizards players have sweet feet?

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Andray Blatche, Trevor Booker, Roger Mason, Mo Evans

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/11/2012

John Wall only releasing 12 pairs of his latest shoe

The latest Zig Encore release is going to be bananas.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Here’s the John Wall bobblehead

Saturday in D.C. features John Wall bobblehead night and Stephen Strasburg bobblehead day, within three hours of each other?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Morning pixels: The Wizards, the Redskins and tanking

Even when they should be losing, Washington teams sometimes get it wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Redskins, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Jordan Crawford, Randy Wittman, Jayson Werth

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Morning pixels: Beating MJ is sweet victory

A priceless win for the Wizards, a big loss for the Nats and an awkward Masters moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Caps, Nats, Wizards, Alex Ovechkin, Drew Storen, RGIII

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Obama does pushups; D.C. athletes represent at Easter Egg Roll

Redskins and mascots and Caps, oh my!

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:57 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Morning pixels: Dale Hunter and Boston

Caps boss was at the center of one of the most contentious postseason battles involving Washington and Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Dale Hunter, Mike Milbury, Jayson Werth, Ted Leonsis, Patrick Holloway, Ryan Kerrigan, Jonathan Tsipis

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Morning pixels: Enjoy being a D.C. sports fan today

The pressure is off fans, if only for a moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Nationals, Capitals, Redskins, Wizards, Gregg Williams

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Brian Cook channels his inner JaVale McGee

The Wizards center awkwardly goes coast to coast.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:50 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Brian Cook, JaVale McGee

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012

JaVale McGee napped through his trade

The Wizards center woke up to discover he had been dealt to Denver.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/04/2012

G-Man and his mini-me

The Wizards mascot has a fan in 10-year-old Timothy Adams

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Wizards talk about dream uniform sponsors

While some players thought of products they like, others just wanted free stuff.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:15 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Uniforms

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 04/03/2012

Wizard Girls get support in quest for ‘natural beauty’

Getting the squad looking the way it does is serious business.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Wizard Girls

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Morning pixels: New Redskins uniforms

Tuesday morning we’ll see the new Redskins uniforms, but some people think they’re these 2010 abominations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Anthony Armstrong, Brian Orakpo, Bill Clinton, Chris Singleton, Adam Carriker

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Ted not a fan of Wizards April Fools’ story

A harmless prank blog post goes wrong.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, April Fools, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Chris Singleton did not win Mega Millions

After promising to buy $10,000 worth of tickets, Wizards rookie says he got some cash back, but not the big prize.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Chris Singleton, Mega Millions

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Kevin Seraphin with his snake, ‘Snakey’

Because he plays for the Wizards, the Wizards forward has a snake named ‘Snakey.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Morning pixels: A tale of two teams

A win, a loss, and some Busta Rhymes wordplay.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Wizards, Capitals, DC United

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 03/29/2012

PTI on Wizards vs. Kentucky

Kornheiser says the Wizards would swap their entire roster for two Kentucky stars. Wilbon agrees.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:19 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gary Williams, Thom Loverro, Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Roger Mason’s Kmart kicks

The Wizard is endorsing an “affordable but stylish” shoe.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Roger Mason, Wizards, Sneakers

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Andray Blatche gets tough love from his mom

The Wizards forward‘s mother tells him his recent struggles are “no one’s fault but my own.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Wizards

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Van Gundy weighs in on Kentucky vs. Wizards debate

The question of which team would beat the other is just embarrassing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Kentucky

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Chris Singleton says he’ll buy $10,000 worth of Mega Millions tickets

With the Mega Millions jackpot at a record $500 million, Wizards rookie is ready to go all in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Wizards Kiss Cam proposal

Curtis Bryant of Ashburn pops the question to his girlfriend of four years.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Proposals, Kiss Cam

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Here are Wizards Marvel Comics hats

In possibly the ugliest officially licensed hats the world has ever seen, you can mix an obscure Wizards logo with comic book heroes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Marvel Comics

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Gary Williams says Kentucky could beat the Wizards

Former Terps coach says, in the right circumstances, the stacked Wildcats could take the non-stacked Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gary Williams, Kentucky, Anthony Davis

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Morning pixels: Desperate times for Capitals

The Caps are in a bad way, former D.C. sports folks are making news and beware of geese.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, Redskins, Mike Shanahan, Morning Pixels, Terps

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Michael Phelps wears hoodie at Wizards game

Gold medalist has front-row seats as the Wizards lose, and he wears his orange hoodie while watching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Michael Phelps

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/27/2012

John Wall meets Jay-Z

The Wizards star and the rapper make nice after last week’s win in New Jersey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Kevin Seraphin needs more food

The Wizards big man might need to find a new dinner spot.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Kevin Seraphin, Nene

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Morning pixels: Biggest game of the season

For what seems like the 20th time this month, the Caps are primed for a season-defining contest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Allen, John Lanan, Mike Florio, John Wall, Michael Phelps, Trevor Booker, Steve Buckhantz

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Morning pixels: Welcome Sarah Kogod to the Bog

Introducing a new morning feature and Dan Steinberg’s new blogging partner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sarah Kogod, Alex Ovechkin, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Pat Sajak, London Fletcher

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Wizards host second alumni weekend

Dave Bing, Tom McMillen, Truck Robinson, Tracy Murray, Gus Williams and others are scheduled to attend the festivities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Manute Bol, Tom McMillen, Jerry Sachs, Dave Bing, Bob Dandridge, Phil Chenier

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012

John Wall says he’s not ready to lead

Wizards point guard tells ESPN 980 that leading a whole team is 'something I’m not ready to do as a player right now.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Laron Profit, Nene Hilario

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Andray Blatche works out around midnight

A day after he appeared to work out at 3 in the morning, Blatche moves his schedule up by a few hours.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Dave Johnson, the hardest-working man in D.C. sports

WTOP sports director does Wizards on radio, D.C. United on television, Comcast SportsNet in studio, and much more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, D.C. United, Wizards

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Nene will not run the wrong way like JaVale McGee

New Wizards big man says if he ever runs back on D while his team’s on O, ‘I need to do drug test.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nene, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, JaVale McGee

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Andray Blatche is hitting the gym at 3 a.m.

After being shut down by the Wizards for his poor conditioning, Blatche gets serious in the middle of the night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Randy Wittman

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Nick Young says Wizards were cursed; JaVale McGee says he’s not a loser

Ex-Wizards seem light and breezy now that they’ve left the land of wrong-way defense and cinnamon challenges.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012

JaVale McGee misses alley-oop, runs into Brendan Haywood falls over

I know, I know, enough with the McGee highlights, but they continue to be weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Brendan Haywood, Nick Young

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 03/13/2012

David Aldridge predicts Kentucky wins national championship, Wizards hire John Calipari

If you want to make fun March basketball predictions, well, this is a fun one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:42 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

D.C’s longest tenured athletes: Brooks Laich and Chris Cooley

With Mike Sellers cut from the Redskins, the longest-tenured athlete list has a new leader.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Brooks Laich, Alex Semin, Mike Sellers

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

JaVale McGee plays defense on Tim Duncan

Wizards big man adds another questionable play to his questionable play highlight reel with the head-swivel defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Tim Duncan, Trevor Booker

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Wizards fans do the wave at Verizon Center

If a March game against the Blazers doesn’t do it for you, you could stand up and do the wave.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Dave Johnson, Glenn Consor, Verizon Center

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Wizards keep charity appearances interesting

From trampoline dunks to Dr. Seuss hats, the Wizards manage to be the Wizards no matter the venue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Lakers fan wears Kobe Bryant mask to Wizards game

Chris Brooks, a Virginian, showed his support for Bryant by coming in costume. Or maybe he was just celebrating Purim.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Chris Miller

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Wizards-Lakers: HEART GUTS WIN

White board in Washington locker room celebrates an improbable home victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012

A Kevin Seraphin Lakers highlight reel

The Wizards shocked the Lakers, and Seraphin shocked everyone. Here are the highlights.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphim, Kobe Bryant

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Nate Robinson out-rebounds Andray Blatche

Despite giving up more than a foot, the Warriors guard snatches the ball away from the Wizards big man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Nate Robinson

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Washington is actually America’s coaching graveyard, study confirms

USA Today analysis shows that D.C. coaches have the shortest tenure of any two-sport town in the country.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Flip Saunders, Bruce Boudreau, Dale Hunter, Jim Riggleman, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 03/05/2012

John Wall’s bounce-pass alley-oop from Sam Cassell

Since Wizards games often don’t have a lot of highlights, here’s a pre-game highlight from Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Sam Cassell

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012

John Wall hanging out with Trey Songz

Wizards point guard and friends went to ‘a private soiree at Sax Lounge’ with Trey Songz and Big Sean.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford, Trey Songz

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Jan Vesely and his dad at the Czech Embassy

Wizards rookie and his father share cookies and coffee with their country’s ambassador to the U.S.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Ted Leonsis has a rally poncho

Wizards and Caps owner isn’t above wearing a Mexican poncho to help his teams come back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Seth Hurwitz, Zach Leonsis, Rally Poncho

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012

JaVale McGee doesn’t understand why he was benched

Wizards center played a season-low in minutes, and says he doesn’t know why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Nick Young

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012

JaVale McGee throws ball in basket

On a typical February day, the Wizards center also mangles an idiom, posts a bizarre photo of himself, and gets benched.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Andray Blatche wears Uggs to the DMV

In news that probably surprises no one, a D.C. sports fan saw the Wizards captain person dressed like this while waiting in line.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Nick Young

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Wizards have NBA’s second-lowest ratings

Halfway through this awkward season, the Wiz also have the fourth-smallest total audience of the NBA’s U.S. franchises.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wicked Pixels

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/25/2012

John Wall’s ‘I Love DC’ t-shirts

Wizards star frequently says how much he likes the District, and he has two t-shirts to prove it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Nick Young’s missed 360-degree reverse layup

While the national bloggers focused on the JaVale McGee goaltend, here’s the play that really had Randy Wittman steamed on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s goaltending

Wizards coach says his eccentric big man actually erred in his pick-and-roll defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  javale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012

JaVale McGee goaltends a shot into the stands

The latest bit of miraculous McGee footage looks way more like volleyball than basketball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale Mcgee

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Charles Barkley: Wizards ‘struggling like black folks in the ‘60s’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Wolf Blitzer and Ernie Grunfeld at the Wizards game

CNN anchor and Wizards mega-fan goes to Arizona for a GOP debate, hangs with the Wizards’ GM.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012

JaVale McGee dunks a cookie in an 11-foot high bowl of milk

If you wanted to test JaVale McGee’s hops in a thoroughly bizarre way, here you go.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Sport Science

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Nick Young went to a Pakistani wedding

Because these are the Wizards, and this is what they do, here are photos of Nick Young at a random Pakistani wedding in Phoenix.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, John Wall

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin and a Stephen Bowen sandwich

Also, Mike Green in 9:30 Club ad, a banned Jan Vesely poster and Nick Young’s Swagy Swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Gary Williams, Stephen Bowen, Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jan Vesely

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Nick Young’s new bow and arrow celebration

While racking up a season-high 35 points in Portland, the Wizards shooting guard showed off an archery-themed celebratory routine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012

The Wizards lead the NBA in dunks

As a team, Washington has struggled but shown recent signs of life. As dunkers, though, the Wizards are already tops.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Dunking Ninja

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Every field goal Nick Young made Tuesday night

The Wizards shooting guard made 12 field goals in Portland. Here’s video of all of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, John Wall, Trevor Booker, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012

DirecTV adds CSN Plus in HD

All the major providers in the Washington and Baltimore television markets now offer both CSN channels in high definition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Jan Vesely blocks a shot out of bounds

Wizards first-round draft pick has had his ups and downs, but his ups involve a lot of vertical.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Ted Leonsis on print media

Tough news for print media companies seems to be bringing the Caps and Wizards owner down. Be happy. You can do it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Maurice Evans on the Wizards

Veteran truthteller tells ESPN 980 that the team is using some players ‘

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Maurice Evans

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012

JaVale McGee’s Do the Right Thing All-Stars

Wizards center goes for a double-double after meeting with his AAU team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Positive pixels

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Express encourages Wizards fans to watch visiting stars

Free daily paper and WaPo corporate cousin says it’s ‘better to focus on other teams’ stars.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jeremy Lin

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Randy Wittman on the Wizards’ core

Asked which players the team can build around besides John Wall, the interim coach admits he doesn’t know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Jeremy Lin and John Wall exchange dunks

Two starting point guards, each exciting in his own way, dunked in the general vicinity of each other on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Jeremy Lin

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Wizards shoe quiz

The Wizards Web site is holding a contest that involves identifying players by their shoes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wicked Pixels

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/08/2012

The man with the Baltche jersey

The anonymous Wizards fan who paid real-money for a mis-spelled jersey explains his actions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Baltche, Andray Blatche, Wicked pixels

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s defense sprint

With the Internet joining together to mock the Wizards center, his coach talks about the growing process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Mike Wise, Holden Kushner

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012

JaVale McGee runs back on defense when Wizards have ball

The latest signature moment from this weird D.C. basketball season involves a sprinting center, sprinting to nowhere.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Watch every dunk from the Wizards-Clippers game

The visitors had 10 dunks on Saturday evening; here they all are.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Blake Griffin, JaVale McGee, DeAndre Jordan, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Wizards fan wears custom ‘Baltche’ jersey

I don’t know who spent real money to get a real jersey with a fake name, but he’s basically my hero.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Andray Baltche, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Nick Young’s Super Bowl bets

Wizards guard made a series of ridiculous Super Bowl wagers with his Twitter followers and won them all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:56 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012

John Wall and his brother

The team-produced Wizards Magazine program goes behind the scenes with the star point guard and his brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Ted Leonsis responds to Post story on Wizards tickets

After The Post publishes a story about Wizards ticket demand, the team’s owner accuses us of ’harboring criminals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Ted Leonsis is staying calm

Wizards have been pummeled by weeks of wicked pixels, but their owner says the team is ‘pretty much where I expected.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Kevin Seraphin is a YouTube star

Wizards reserve big man may not have made a huge presence on the court, but he’s pretty entertaining off it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/31/2012

ESPN anchor compares Wizards to Whitney

Season of infamy continues, as D.C.’s NBA team is compared to a flailing sit-com.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 01/30/2012

The best Wizards graphic ever

Comcast SportsNet had a great graphic, and DeSagana Diop had a horrific free throw in the weekend NBA action.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 01/29/2012

Randy Wittman’s first road win

Wizards new coach has two wins in three games, and some amazing facial expressions to boot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:15 AM ET, 01/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman, Rashard Lewis

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Wizards against the world

With the wicked pixels still flowing and the critics taking aim, Nick Young takes a stand.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, Andray Blatche, Wicked Pixels, Scott Van Pelt

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Rent Wizards suite, meet Gheorghe Muresan

For $2,500, you can get $500 worth of food and drinks, Wizards hats, and a visit with Big Gheorghe.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gheorghe Muresan, Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Randy Wittman compares Wizards to ex-smokers

Washington’s interim coach gives an emotional and entertaining first press conference after his first win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizard Randy Wittman, Randy Wittman smokers, Randy Wittman cigarettes

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/26/2012

The best Randy Wittman introduction

Michael Jenkins on Comcast SportsNet finally got me excited about the Randy Wittman Era.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Randy Wittman

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Gary Williams as Wizards head coach?

Would the Maryland legend be interested in an NBA job? Never say never.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Affordable Wizards tickets to see Randy Wittman’s debut

If you want to catch an NBA game for less than 2 bucks, Wednesday might be your night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Flip Saunders fired, Andray Blatche expresses regret

With the Wizards coach gone, the veteran forward comes up with a mature and wise response.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Flip Saunders fired, D.C. remains coaching graveyard

With the Wizards coach relieved of his duties, Mike Shanahan is now the senior member of the D.C. pro coaching corps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:13 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Flip Saunders fired, JaVale McGee opts out of media ‘friendzy’

With Flip Saunders fired, one of the team’s cornerstones takes to Twitter to say nothing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 01/24/2012

The Onion takes on the Wizards

Washington’s wretched start has now attracted the attention of national satirists.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier speak Mandarin

Wizards announcers sprinkled some Mandarin into their Comcast SportsNet broadcast in honor of the Chinese New Year.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Michael Wilbon rips the Wizards

Former WaPo columnist calls the team clueless and pathetic, which seems to be something of a consensus.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Wizards will celebrate Chinese New Year against Celtics

As part of the NBA’s week-long festivities, the Wiz will have all sorts of special Chinese-themed elements on Sunday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:15 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Wizards get inspiration from Tupac, MLK

Inspirational Martin Luther King quote spotted in Wizards dressing room before the team’s inspirational win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Andray Blatche on being booed at home

Before the Wizards earned their best win of the season, the fans let Blatche have it, repeatedly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Jason Campbell sits with Leonsis family at Wizards game

Former Redskins quarterback returns to D.C., catches a rare Wizards victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:36 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Luke Russert rips the Wizards

MSNBC correspondent and longtime season ticket holder calls this year’s team an ‘embarrassment’ and an ‘abomination.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards