DC Sports Bog: ESPN


Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Chris Cooley says RGIII looks like ‘another person’

Former Redskins tight end ran routes with the team’s current quarterback. He was blown away.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 04/04/2014

ESPN: ‘Is this a bad start to DeSean’s Redskins career?’

Not positive if this was a joke or not, but some people apparently had a debate about jersey numbers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, ESPN, Redskins

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Chris Russell said he’d quit if the Redskins signed DeSean Jackson

Uh, this is awkward. One Redskins beat reporter put his job on the line. He lost.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Russell, DeSean Jackson, ESPN 980

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Harry Reid: Bryce Harper isn’t overrated

Senate Majority Leader comes to the defense of the Nats’ left fielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Harry Reid, Nate Silver, Nats

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Kornheiser: Jayson Werth ‘an idiot’

Jayson Werth said a bunch of interesting things about hitting a baseball. Tony Kornheiser didn’t agree with them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Jayson Werth, Nats, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Rich Chvotkin celebrates Georgetown’s NIT win

This is the most excited anyone has ever been about a double-digit first-round NIT victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, Rich Chvotkin

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Chris Knoche reacts to the end of Maryland’s season

Maryland basketball analyst’s ‘ahhhhhhhhhhhh’ is the sound of an ACC legacy ending.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Knoche, ESPN 980, Terps

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Kornheiser: Caps have a ‘chesty fan base’

Longtime local sports broadcaster man takes yet another crack at local hockey fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:35 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN 980, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Tony Bennett, Dick Vitale and a stripper named Toni

The loud ESPN person tells a 20-year old story about the Virginia coach, the crooner and a stripper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dick Vitale, ESPN, Tony Bennett, Virginia

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Doc Walker performs baptism on Jason Hatcher

Former Redskin and longtime ESPN 980 host sprinkled bottled water on the former Cowboys lineman.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Jason Hatcher, Redskins

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Georgetown, race and ‘Requiem for the Big East’

How and why ESPN’s history of the Big East takes a detour through the cultural significance of the Hoyas.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, ESPN, Ezra Edelman, Hoyas

Posted at 08:03 AM ET, 03/13/2014

Ryan Clark on Daniel Snyder and the Redskins

Free agent safety talks to ESPN about his past conversations with the Redskins owner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:03 AM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, ESPN, Redskins, Ryan Clark

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Ezra Edelman and ESPN’s ‘Requiem for the Big East’

A D.C. native and lifelong Georgetown fan talks about his ESPN “30 for 30” film on the rise and fall of the Big East.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, ESPN, Ezra Edelman, Georgetown, John Thompson, Syracuse

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Britt McHenry on going to ESPN, but staying in D.C.

WJLA reporter and anchor will join the local broadcasting exodus to Bristol, except she isn’t going anywhere.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Britt McHenry, ESPN, Media

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Al Harrington wants John Wall and Bradley Beal to be best friends

Wizards veteran wants the team’s two guards to love each other.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Harrington, Bradley Beal, ESPN 980, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 02/26/2014

ESPN and the Wizards colors

ESPN used an old photo of John Wall on Tuesday night. The network won’t use it again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:07 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Michael Wilbon on ‘Redskins’ and the N-word

ESPN commentator and former Post columnist talks about the NFL, the N-word and Washington’s football franchise.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:02 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Redskins

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Gary Williams on funny stuff and the Duke scorer’s table

The Duke-Maryland rivalry hits the road with one final controversy, which Gary Williams helps nurture along.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Duke, ESPN 980, Gary Williams, Mark Turgeon, Terps

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Adam Schefter clarifies his Kirk Cousins report

Adam Schefter makes it clear that his news about Kirk Cousins last weekend was actually, um, something or other.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Schefter, ESPN, Kirk Cousins, Redskins

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Tony Kornheiser: Maryland’s Big Ten move ‘a colossal blunder’

Put Tony Kornheiser with the group who suspects Maryland’s conference move won’t go well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Terps, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Chris Cooley defends Redskins name to Keith Olbermann

Former Redskins tight end explains why he is proud of the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN, Keith Olbermann, Redskins

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg film ‘SportsCenter’ commercials

The Nats’ two biggest stars will each have SportsCenter commercials in the future.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Sean McVay on the 2014 Redskins offense

New Redskins offensive coordinator talks about what his team’s philosophy will be next season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Redskins, Sean McVay

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Michael Wilbon on Maryland and the Big Ten

Former Post columnists understands the reasons behind Maryland’s conference change, but says ‘emotionally, it’s just so awful’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Michael Wilbon, Terps

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Bobby Beathard: Jay Gruden ‘the right hire’ for Redskins

One-time Redskins GM heartily endorses the newest Redskins coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bobby Beathard, ESPN 980, Jay Gruden, Redskins

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Steve Czaban signs extension at ESPN 980

“The Sports Reporters” co-host gets three more years with ESPN 980.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Media, Morning pixels, Steve Czaban

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Cooley on Campbell and Brown

Count Chris Cooley among the optimists when it comes to evaluating the team’s personnel decisions in the hands of Scott Campbell and Morocco Brown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Morocco Brown, Redskins, Scott Campbell

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Ron Jaworski calls Dan Snyder a ‘terrific’ owner

In a 60-second span, Ron Jaworski says that Dan Snyder has been a terrific owner, and that Snyder needs to stick with being an owner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Dan Snyder, ESPN, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Ron Jaworski

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 12/30/2013

What Cooley wants in a Redskins coach

Former Redskins tight end lists some of the characteristics he’d prefer to see in Mike Shanahan’s replacement.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:54 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Cooley says Danny Smith wants Redskins coaching job

Former Redskin and current radio analyst says the former special teams coach is eager to take on the gig.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Danny Smith, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 12/15/2013

Jurgensen thinks Shanahan will be back

I don’t understand anything anyone is saying anymore.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 12/14/2013

Shanahan: Cousins could fetch a first-rounder

Redskins coach tells ESPN 980 that the next three weeks couldn’t possibly hurt Kirk Cousins’s trade value.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Mitchell, ESPN 980, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Cooley: Cousins a better pocket passer than RGIII

Chris Cooley compared the performance of Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins last week. The former didn’t fare too well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Kirk Cousins, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Chris Cooley on the mayhem

Former Redskins tight end talks about the swirling madness inside Redskins Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Dan Snyder, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Mike Shanahan on the Seattle game

Mike Shanahan says he thought RGIII was hurt at halftime of the Seattle game, but was told otherwise.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, James Andrews, Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGII

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Cooley: Redskins should ditch read-option

Chris Cooley provides a frank breakdown of Robert Griffin III’s performance as a runner this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:11 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Collinsworth: Redskins going in right direction

Lots of people thought Sunday night was a disaster for the Redskins. NBC’s Sunday Night Football analyst still thinks all is well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cris Collinsworth, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Jurgensen thinks Mike Shanahan’s job is safe

Longtime Redskins analyst thinks Mike Shanahan would be back even with a 3-13 record.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:28 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Kevin Sheehan, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/26/2013

On the hits RGIII takes

Robert Griffin III was battered again, and one former quarterback says he hasn’t learned how to avoid contact.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Cooley on RGIII and film study

Redskins tight end offers his take on the NFL Network report about Robert Griffin III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:28 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Mike Silver, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Wilbon on Redskins drama

Wilbon thinks D.C. thrives on Redskins drama. We debate it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:38 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Dawkins on RGIII presser: ‘I cringed’

Former Eagles defensive back says Robert Griffin III ‘pointed the finger to somebody else.“

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:58 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Dawkins, ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Chris Cooley on Mike Shanahan

Former Redskins star says the team’s coach needs to do a better and more honest job of speaking to the cameras.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Larry Michael finds Redskins ‘mind-boggling’

Even the team’s longtime play-by-play man and minister of propaganda has been stunned by the way this season has gone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Larry Michael, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Another fake Redskins radio broadcast

Danny Rouhier’s latest skewers both Larry Michael AND Kevin Sheehan. Sports-radio wars, man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, Kevin Sheehan, Larry Michael, Redskins

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Marcin Gortat thinks Wizards could win 50 games

Newest Wizard, unfamiliar with the franchise’s crushing history of mediocrity, says 50 wins are not out of the question.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Braden Holtby on his fight with Ray Emery

Caps goalie reveals that he wasn’t hurt when he was punched repeatedly, because he has a hard head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Capitals, ESPN 980

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Best images and quotes from ESPN’s ‘Bernie and Ernie’

The well-done documentary was full of wonderful basketball gear from the ‘70s.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernard King, Ernie Grunfeld, ESPN, Wizards

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Doc Walker on the Broncos and belching

Doc Walker, as only he can, explains how the Broncos were belching in the Redskins’ faces on Sunday. FIguratively.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doc Walker, ESPN 980, John Wall, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Redskins broadcast booth sings ‘Hail to the Redskins’

Listen to Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen, Chris Cooley and Doc Walker sing “Hail to the Redskins.“

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Larry Michael, Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Wilbon accurately tweets Bears-Redskins

My pal Michael Wilbon, a well-known Bears fan, tweeted his way through Sunday’s Redskins win. His intuitions were scarily accurate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bears, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Redskins

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 10/18/2013

Letterman and O’Reilly on ‘Redskins’

David Letterman, Bill O’Reilly, Kevin Sheehan, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors chair, and others talk about the team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:49 AM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Letterman, ESPN 980, Jesse Jackson, Kevin Sheehan, Redskins

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 10/16/2013

ESPN 980 pokes fun at Jay Cutler

Jay Cutler once threw four interceptions to DeAngelo Hall. One local radio station won’t let him forget it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:21 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, ESPN 980, Jay Cutler, Redskins

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 10/11/2013

That time a Cowboys fan spit at Mark Moseley

Former Redskins kicker tells the story of when a Cowboys fan dropped saliva on his head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:07 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, ESPN 980, Mark Moseley, Redskins

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Ted Leonsis still thinks the Nats are baseball's best team

Ted Leonsis still thinks the Nats are the best team in Major League Baseball, and still wants them to serve as a reminder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Caps, ESPN 980, Nats, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Wilbon and Kornheiser on Cal Ripken and the Nats

Michael Wilbon and Tony Kornheiser discuss whether Cal Ripken would consider the managerial job with the Nationals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cal Ripken, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Nats, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Do the Redskins want a 'Burgundy Hole?'

Oakland's Black Hole is well-known in the NFL. Bruce Allen told some fans he wants a 'Burgundy Hole' in Washington. Maybe he was joking.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Bryant: RGIII is 'more commercial than competitor'

Former Post writer dissects RGIII in ESPN the Magazine, saying he 'has no one to blame but himself' for unrealistic expectations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:14 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Theismann: Too much attention on RGIII

Joe Theismann: ‘I just think that everything has become all about Robert. And it’s not good for him, it’s not good for the fans, it’s not good for the franchise.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Joe Theismann, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Nine things about Skip Bayless

The ESPN host gave The Post’s Rick Maese some bullet points about his life.

By Rick Maese  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Skip Bayless

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Scott Van Pelt on D.C. sports

ESPN anchor on why he maintains such a close relationship with the sports here in his home town.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN, Nats, Redskins, Scott Van Pelt, Wizards

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Wilbon on RGIII and read option

Professional talker person talks about Redskins and RGIII and health and quarterbacks and other things like that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Michael Wilbon, Redskins, RGIII, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Theismann: O-line smoked cigarettes at halftime

Former Redskins quarterback tells Friday Night Lights creator Peter Berg that his offensive line would take a halftime break for some tobacco.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Joe Theismann, Peter Berg, Redskins

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Garcon: RGIII can’t run as fast

Fans have said that RGIII isn’t running as fast this season. Pierre Garcon agrees, citing the knee brace the QB is wearing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 09/16/2013

Cooley and Walker differ on read option

Chris Cooley wants the Redskins to use more read option. Doc Walker says that won’t happen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Redskins fans talking Kirk Cousins

Two bad games from RGIII, and some are wondering whether the team might be better off with the backup.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:57 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN 980, Kirk Cousins, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Coach K: ‘We won’t schedule Maryland’

Duke basketball coach says his program won’t attempt to schedule Maryland after the teams are in different conferences.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Big Ten, Coach K, Duke, ESPN 980, Terps

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Kirk Cousins doesn’t own a car

Redskins popular second-string quarterback has two dealer cars, but still hasn’t bought one of his own.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Kirk Cousins, Redskins

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Was RGIII rusty?

Robert Griffin III says he wasn’t rusty, he just played poorly. Many analysts disagreed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Cary Williams, Cris Carter, ESPN, Redskins, Shawn Springs, Warren Sapp

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Bram Weinstein’s first SportsCenter commercial

This commercial debut is long overdue.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bram Weinstein, ESPN, Media

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013

RGIII on success

Robert Griffin III tells Chris Cooley the Redskins 'can win every game' as long as 'we show up and we play like we’re supposed to play every week.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Keith Olbermann calls Bryce Harper the worst person in sports

In a snarky bit, Olbermann takes Harper to task for bad grammar. Because, headlines.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Keith Olbermann, Media, Nats

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Larry Michael says the Redskins have no ‘blank-heads’

Voice of the Redskins says the scourge of [blank]heads has been removed from the 2013 Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Larry Michael, Redskins

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 09/03/2013

RGIII: Debate on rehab turned something great into something terrible

Redskins quarterback tells Chris Cooley that the story of his rehab has somehow been turned into a negative.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Brian Dawkins compares RGIII to the Cowboys

Two former players say the glut of offseason coverage means opponents will be anxious to prove a point against Robert Griffin III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Dawkins, ESPN, Jeff Saturday, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Jim Bowden on Dan Haren, Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa, Bryce Harper

Former Nats GM talks about what he'd do with Dan Haren, Danny Espinosa and Ryan Zimmerman, and whether Bryce Harper should get a 12-year deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dan Haren, Danny Espinosa, ESPN, Jim Bowden, Mike Rizzo, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Dan Snyder: ‘I take so much pride in trying to do the right things’

In an interview with Larry Michael, Dan Snyder talks about his stewardship of the Redskins and his media appearances.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 08/30/2013

Jon Gruden has the best RGIII take

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst solves many problems by advising you just ignore RGIII clearance reporting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Jon Gruden, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 08/29/2013

James Andrews, RGIII and ESPN

In 10 more days, we can stop transcribing quotes about who will clear RGIII when, and how.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, James Andrews, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Mike Shanahan, the Super Bowl and PTI

How a poorly worded tweet led to a completely bogus segment on PTI.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, PTI, Redskins, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Ten things we learned (about Gatorade) from the RGIII documentary

The hour-long documentary, presented by Gatorade Productions, chronicled Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's love of Gatorade. Or something.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:18 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Gatorade, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 08/27/2013

RGIII on the read option

Quarterback tells ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan that he supports the read option, but he'd still rather throw than run.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:04 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Kevin Sheehan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 08/27/2013

RGIII says he can still run 4.3

Quarterback tells ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan that he's in better health today than he was before last season's Ravens game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Kevin Sheehan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 08/27/2013

RGIII on blocking out the critics

Redskins quarterback tells Chris Cooley that he blocks his detractors on Twitter so he doesn't have to see the negativity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, RGIII, Santana Moss

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Grantland responds to Ted Leonsis

Grantland wrote something about the Wizards, so Ted Leonsis wrote something about Grantland, so Grantland mentioned Ted Leonsis on a podcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Simmons, ESPN, Grantland, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on RGIII and Rex Grossman

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:58 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., ESPN, Morning pixels, Redskins, Rex Grossman, RGIII, Sara Walsh

Posted at 11:18 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Griffin says decision can wait

Robert Griffin III tells ESPN's Lisa Salters that he doesn't need to be cleared until the day before the Redskins' season opener.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:18 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, James Andrews, Lisa Salters, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Snyder tells ESPN James Andrews is in charge

ESPN's Lisa Salters reports that the Redskins owner says the Redskins doctor is in charge of the Redskins quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:58 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, ESPN, Lisa Salters, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 08/19/2013

RGIII wins Redskins' strongman competition (Video)

In this preview video for ESPN's RGIII documentary, the Redskins quarterback is fueled by motivation and Gatorade.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:27 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Redskins' Robert Griffin III discusses Mike Shanahan with ESPN

In a 'Sunday Conversation' with Hannah Storm, Robert Griffin III says more stuff about his coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 08/15/2013

RGIII gets a wedding present from a Cowboys fan (video)

While Redskins fans bombarded Robert Griffin III with real wedding gifts, one Cowboys fan sent a mug with a star.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:12 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Gatorade, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Sixteen ESPN analysts on RGIII-Shanahan

Virtually every ESPN employee has weighed in on the RGIII-Mike Shanahan statements this week. Here's what 16 of them had to say.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 08/08/2013

RGIII film to debut on ESPN

Gatorade Productions, in partnership with NFL Films and ESPN, will present 'RGIII: The Will to Win' later this month.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:36 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Chris Cooley interviews Dan Snyder

Former tight end gets owner to talk about beer, Hooters, and dancing at Robert Griffin III's wedding.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Dan Snyder, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Why Chris Cooley went to ESPN 980

Chris Cooley told the Redskins he wanted to earn a spot in their radio booth. They told him, in turn, he needed to host an afternoon show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, Steve Czaban

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/02/2013

How Chris Cooley got cut by the Redskins

Redskins tight end spent 45 minutes in Mike Shanahan's office, and wasn't positive he had just been released.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, Steve Czaban

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Michael Wilbon says Mike Rizzo and Davey Johnson should have known better

The Nats' woes -- and failure to meet expectations -- were a topic of conversation on 'PTI."

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Mike Rizzo, Nats

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Andy Pollin tells a Steve Spurrier story

Longtime sports radio host talks about the origins of his show, and offers another great Steve Spurrier story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:35 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pollin, ESPN 980, Media, Redskins, Steve Spurrier

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Alex Ovechkin has top 10 "This is SportsCenter' ad

ESPN is counting down the 50 best 'This is SportsCenter' ads, and Alex Ovechkin and Semyon Varlamov have clinched a spot in the top 10.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Bruce Allen thinks Redskins are blazing a training-camp trail

Redskins GM thinks the team's new summer home will serve as an example around the NFL.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin on the end of their show

Steve Czaban and Andy Pollin mourn the end of their 'Sports Reporters' show on ESPN 980, and talk about the future.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:05 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pollin, Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Steve Czaban

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Manny Acta says Nats offense is 'a disaster'

Former Nats manager says he is 'baffled' by the steps backward the Nats have taken this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:26 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Manny Acta, Nats

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Wilbon defends the Kastles' win streak

Should the Kastles really be compared with the Lakers? Well, Michael Wilbon is friends with Mark Ein.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Kastles, Mark Ein, Michael Wilbon, PTI, Tony Kornheiser, Tony Reali

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013

SportsCenter asks Bryce Harper about RGIII

With the Nats' outfielder on to promote his All-Star candidacy, ESPN's signature program manages to sneak in a question about Robert Griffin III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Nats, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013

John Wall to be featured nude in ESPN the Magazine's 'Body Issue'

Amid controversy about John Wall's tattoos -- or at least, a column on the subject -- comes the news that Wall will soon appear naked in a national magazine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Wilbon: Goodell's support for Redskins name is 'gutless'

ESPN commentators and former Post columnists slam NFL commissioner over his support for the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Michael Wilbon, PTI, Redskins, Roger Goodell, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2013

106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980 on Nats coverage

Which sports-talk radio station is best for keeping up with the Nats? There seems to be some impassioned disagreement on that matter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, Media, Nats

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Mike Shanahan on D.C. sports talk radio

Scott Van Pelt asks the Redskins coach about the media furor surrounding his quarterback. Shanahan says he tunes it all out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN Radio, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Scott Van Pelt

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013

JTIII: Otto Porter is 'by far' the best player in this draft

Hoyas coach goes above and beyond in selling his star's NBA readiness during a recent radio interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, John Thompson III, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Ryan Zimmerman on statistics and 'nerds'

Nats third baseman further explains why he doesn't always love statistical breakdowns of his sport.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman, Tom Boswell

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 05/25/2013

Lindsay Czarniak on hosting Indianapolis 500 coverage

The Fairfax County native will be the first woman to host coverage of Sunday's race, but her focus is on winning over the audience to a sport she loves.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 05/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, IndyCar, Lindsay Czarniak, Media

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2013

ESPN provides live look-in at RGIII stretching

The offseason of RGIII continues, as SportsCenter goes live to Ashburn for video of nothingness and emptiness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Tony Kornheiser slams Caps fans

Tony Kornheiser lives in a different universe than I do, but in his universe, this is what Caps fans are like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN 980, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Skip Bayless says Alex Ovechkin 'came up small'

Are you interested in a debate on ESPN's First Take about Alex Ovechkin? Well, I'm not really, either, but I transcribed it just the same.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Michael Wilbon suggests that Alex Ovechkin is 'pathetic'

Longtime Ovechkin critic is on the attack again after Washington's first-round exit against the Rangers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 05/08/2013

RGIII 'Hope' poster is getting retired

After several high-profile media sightings, the man with the RGIII 'Hope' poster is retiring his sign.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Larry Michael suggests Redskins fans should vote name-change politicians out of office

Voice of the Redskins tells ESPN 980 that if D.C. residents aren't pleased with talk of changing their favorite team's name, they could speak at the ballot box.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:28 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Larry Michael, Redskins

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Wilbon picks Caps to go to Stanley Cup finals

Longtime Ovechkin critic says the Caps will face the Blackhawks for the Stanley Cup.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 05/01/2013

RGIII sees 'the mistake' in staying in the Seahawks game

Yup, this is another item about Robert Griffin III talking about his playoff injury. Yup, you're going to click, even though you're sick of reading about it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN the Magazine, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Bryce Begins: Highlights from the Bryce Harper movie

The Bryce Harper movie that will debut on ESPN Tuesday night is about baseball, but it's also about a family watching a kid grow up.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:11 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Nats

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/30/2013

RGIII's ESPN the Magazine cover

For the second time in a year, Robert Griffin III is on the cover of ESPN the Magazine. Here's the latest shot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN the Magazine, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Bryce Harper film to debut on ESPN

MLB Productions and Jess Atkinson's 3 Penny Films have collaborated on an hour-long look at the first chapter of Bryce Harper's pro baseball career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Nats

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Joe Theismann guarantees RGIII will be ready for week 1

In the ever-escalating battle to say the most confident thing about RGIII's knee, Joe Theismann wins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Joe Theismann, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/23/2013

F.P. Santangelo takes veiled shot at Doc Walker

You know a season is getting to the good part when media personalities are mildly feuding.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doc Walker, ESPN 980, F.P. Santangelo, Nats

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Redskins NFL's fifth-worst drafting team, says ESPN the Magazine

Yes, the dark days of the past should best be left in the past, but ESPN the Magazine is here to remind you that the Redskins have been awful in the NFL draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:04 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, ESPN, John Wall, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013

Lefty Driesell on Len Bias and Marilyn Monroe

The Lefthander sure can spin a yarn, as he demonstrated by using a question about Len Bias to explain why he still sleeps naked.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Len Bias, Terps

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Lefty Driesell on the origins of 'UCLA of the East'

Longtime Maryland coach says his signature phrase was actually the creation of Tom McMillen's brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Lefty Driesell, Terps

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2013

Baseball Tonight on Ryan Zimmerman's throwing issues

John Kruk and Manny Acta attempt to figure out what's going on with the Nats' star third baseman.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, John Kruk, Manny Acta, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013

John Thompson Jr. calls Mike Rice behavior 'incomprehensible'

Longtime Georgetown coach defined 'old school,' but he says that throwing basketballs at players isn't that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chipper Jones, ESPN 980, Georgetown, John Thompson Jr., Mike Rice

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Kirk Cousins, Pat White and ESPN

Mike Greenberg says Pat White lets you trade Kirk Cousins. Kirk Cousins says Pat White lets you run your offense in OTAs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:16 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Kirk Cousins, Pat White, Redskins

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Kornheiser and Wilbon see an RGIII-Shanahan rift

A simple text message now leads the former Post columnists to suggest a possible rift at Redskins Park. Bah.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, PTI, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 03/27/2013

RGIII texts Trey Wingo about his knee

Redskins quarterback tells ESPN anchor that 'if I'm not ready [in Week 1], i will wait until i am, however long that is."

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:25 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2013

ESPN the Magazine, SI both predict Nats win World Series

If you like to keep expectations down and sneak up on people, maybe take a timeout on Nats talk for a few weeks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN the Magazine, Nats, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Gary Williams says NCAA tournament should eliminate automatic qualifiers

Longtime Terps coach says just put the best 68 teams in one tournament, regardless of their conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Gary Williams, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Is Otto Porter a top 10 D.C. area basketball player?

Otto Porter is in contention for national player of the year awards. Does that make him an all-time area great?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, Maryland

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013

College GameDay crew in D.C. dressed like Founding Fathers

For College GameDay's appearance in D.C. advancing the Georgetown-Syracuse game, the four-man studio crew dressed up like colonialists.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Lindsay Czarniak's Stephen Strasburg bit on SportsCenter

D.C.'s own SportsCenter host gets the hook, as Mark Schlereth insists she follow a lead-in word count.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Lindsay Czarniak, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Steve Buckhantz talks about his retracted 'dagger'

"You live by the dagger, and you die by it."

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:35 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Media, Phil Chenier, Steve Buckhantz, Wizards

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Lindsay Czarniak's 'This is SportsCenter' ad

Longtime WRC sports anchor is a rising star at ESPN, with the new ad to match.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Craig Melvin, ESPN, Henrik Lundqvist, Lindsay Czarniak, Media

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Notah Begay calls Redskins nickname 'institutionalized degradation'

Notah Begay calls Redskins nickname 'institutionalized degradation'

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Notah Begay, Redskins

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Mike Rizzo: D.C. could become 'primarily a baseball town'

Nats GM is goaded into comparing his team's spot in the Washington market to that occupied by the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Mike Rizzo, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Kevin Sheehan on filling in for Johnny Holliday

With the Terps broadcast legend under the weather, ESPN 980 host does play-by-play for four ACC battles, including the win over Duke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Johnny Holliday, Kevin Sheehan, Terps

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Dan Snyder's radio station asks if Ted Leonsis gets a free pass

ESPN 980 hosts ask listeners whether the Caps and Wizards owner deserves more scrutiny for his struggling teams.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN 980, Media, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Preview of RGIII narrating Doug Williams piece

Redskins rookie quarterback proves he's just as good at doing voiceovers as he is spinning a football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doug Williams, ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Sports talk radio debate: Super Bowl vs. Spring Training

Program director for 106.7 The Fan says sending his morning show to Spring Training for the Nats instead of the Super Bowl will benefit listeners.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, Media, Nats

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 01/31/2013

RGIII will narrate Doug Williams piece for ESPN

A quarter-century after Williams became the first black quarterback to win a Super Bowl, the Redskins' current star will contribute to a piece on that event.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doug Williams, ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Wilbon thinks Bryce Harper is lying about how often he showers

Now that sports media members must check every fact exhaustively, we have some troubling hygiene-related reportage in front of us.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Nats

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Why Steve Czaban gave up Twitter

Concerned about a lack of context and the possibility of disaster, ESPN 980 host has spent two weeks off the social networking site.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Media, Steve Czaban

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 01/10/2013

ESPN 'Outside the Lines' on RGIII and post-racial stars

If you want to watch a segment about RGIII and race, ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' this weekend has got you covered.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, John Thompson Jr., Michael Wilbon, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Rob Parker out at ESPN

The network has decided to part ways with the embattled commentator.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:09 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, RGIII, Rob Parker, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Rob Parker talks about calling RGIII a 'cornball brother'

Parker makes his first public comments since being suspended from ESPN.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:54 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, RGIII, Rob Parker, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Wilbon says Skins-Seahawks is NFC title game

Appearing on Tony Kornheiser's radio show, Michael Wilbon says Seattle and Washington are the NFC's best.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Michael Wilbon, Redskins, Seahawks, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Adam Schefter was right about the Redskins, too

Add ESPN's Adam Schefter to the list of people who now seem wise. And if you forget to, he'll remind you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Schefter, ESPN 980, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Kornheiser: Redskins will play five primetime games in 2013

Former Monday Night Football announcer says the Redskins will play about a third of their schedule in primetime next season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Redskins, RGIII, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 11:41 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Cooley: RGIII is changing the way NFL football is played

Redskins veteran says his rookie teammate is 'starting to change the way offensive football is played in the NFL.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:41 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/28/2012

ESPN 980 plans 8.5 hours of Redskins pregame

Assorted items to get you ready for Sunday's biggest game in forever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Media, Redskins

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 12/26/2012

America is rooting for the Redskins

ESPN.com poll provides fairly definitive proof that every part of this country (except Texas) wants Dallas to lose.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, ESPN, Redskins

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Jaworski picks Cowboys to win NFC East

ESPN analyst swims slightly upstream to pick Dallas over Washington in the divisional race.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Redskins, Ron Jaworski

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 12/19/2012

Rob Parker apologizes to RGIII

After causing outrage with a discussion of Robert Griffin III's race on ESPN's First Take, Rob Parker says he's sorry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, RGIII, Rob Parker

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/18/2012

RGIII-Rob Parker flap makes French press

One of the dumbest Redskins-related stories of the 2012 season has made it to France, 'cornball brother' and all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, RGIII, Rob Parker, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 12/13/2012

Rob Parker on RGIII's blackness

Here is a pretty non-thoughtful discussion of Robert Griffin III's place in the black community, courtesy of ESPN.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:43 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII, Rob Parker, Stephen A. Smith

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Kai Forbath on Washington's kickoff strategy

Redskins kicker says he could boot the ball through the end zone if asked, but that's not the strategy

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, FedEx Field, Kai Forbath, Kickoffs, Redskins

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Pierre Garcon admits he has no idea who's starting

One of Pierre Garcon's ESPN interviews cause a stir. His other ESPN interviews should help end the stir.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:42 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bram Weinstein, ESPN, Media, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 12/11/2012

ESPN 980 hosts disciplined for transgender discussion

An awkward conversation about a transgender basketball player leads to complaints and internal discipline.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:16 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Pollin, ESPN 980, Gabrielle Ludwig, Media, Steve Czaban

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 12/07/2012

Gary Williams told John Feinstein he'd take the Wizards job

Some people questioned whether the former Maryland coach would have any interest in the Wizards job. Wonder no longer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, Gary Williams, John Feinstein, Maryland, Mike Wise, Wizards

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 12/03/2012

Jaworski: NFL teams can't be built around running quarterbacks

As Andrew Luck turns in another game-winning performance, the ESPN analyst says NFL offenses can't be dependent on a running quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Redskins, RGIII, Ron Jaworski

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/29/2012

John Calipari tells Colin Cowherd about John Wall's good deeds

The Wizards' point guard has befriended a Kentucky teenager with cystic fibrosis, flying him to a game in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colin Cowherd, ESPN, John Calipari, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Jon Gruden raves about RGIII

ESPN's Monday Night Football analyst is a bit enamored with the Redskins quarterback and the Redskins offense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:03 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Jon Gruden, Media, Redskins, RGIII

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

David Aldridge: Vesely's skillset is nothing'

If you want to feel better about the Wizards' second-year big man, just go somewhere else for a few minutes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Aldridge, ESPN 980, Jan Vesely, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012

ESPN's Sean Taylor tribute

Clinton Portis, Dan Snyder, Santana Moss, Ed Reed, Chris Cooley and others talk about the Redskins safety.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clinton Portis, Dan Snyder, ESPN, Redskins, Sean Taylor

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Adrian Branch heartbroken' over Maryland to Big Ten

Former Terps great and current ESPN college basketball analyst says he's 'in mourning' over Maryland's move.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Branch, Big Ten, ESPN, Maryland

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/20/2012

Scott Van Pelt on Maryland's move to the Big Ten

ESPN Radio host and longtime Maryland fan sums up the realist's approach to the conference move.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Ten, ESPN, Maryland, Scott Van Pelt

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/19/2012

Sonny Jurgensen jabs Andy Reid

Redskins longtime color analyst assailed a decision made by the Eagles coach. Events proved Jurgensen prescient.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Reid, Eagles, ESPN 980, Media, Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Kornheiser: The Wizards are a disgrace'

As the Wizards keep playing and keep losing, the local and national reviews aren't getting any kinder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, ESPN, Media, Michael Jenkins, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012

RGIII: I think we can still make the playoffs

Evaluation? Finding players for years to come? Nah, man. RGIII is still thinking about making the 2012 playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Media, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Flip Saunders on ESPN, John Wall and the Wizards

Former Wizards coach reflects on his time in Washington, the current Wizards, and the progress of John Wall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN, Flip Saunders, John Wall, Media, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 10/31/2012

Flip Saunders joins ESPN

Former Wizards boss gets out of the coaching muck and joins ESPN as an NBA analyst.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Flip Saunders, Media, Wizards

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Bill Simmons rips the Wizards

ESPN.com columnist says he's 'stupefied' by the personnel choices made by Ernie Grunfeld and Ted Leonsis.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Simmons, Ernie Grunfeld, ESPN, Wizards

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Stephen A. Smith calls Michael Wilbon a D.C. homer

Is Wilbon a D.C. hater or a D.C. homer? I'm getting confused. Someone pour another pot of tea.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Michael Wilbon, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Stephen A. Smith, Tony Kornheiser

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

Mike Greenberg says Redskins have ‘excellent’ defense

ESPN Radio host says RGIII doesn't have to do as much as Andrew Luck, because he has a superior defense, which ahahahahahaha.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Mike Greenberg, Redskins

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 10/23/2012

RGIII on D.C. as a sports town, and ‘Tom Brees’

The Redskins rookie quarterback correctly describes Washington as a Redskins town, and accidentally makes up a quarterback's name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:32 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Brees, ESPN, Redskins, RGIII, Tom Brady

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2012

‘Around the Horn’ and the Redskins

No, the ESPN afternoon talk show has not banned the use of 'Redskins,' despite one panelist's suggestion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, Tony Reali, Washington Post

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Joe Gibbs explains his ‘pep talk’ in Dallas

Coach wants to make it clear that he is "Redskins all the way."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Joe Gibbs, Redskins

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Cris Carter: Never seen a player like RGIII

ESPN analyst and receiving great says 'God doesn’t make a lot of people like RGIII.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cris Carter, ESPN, Michael Vick, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/16/2012

George Allen visits the Redskins Radio Network broadcast booth

If you like politics mixed with football, you'll love reading the transcript of George Allen's appearance on the Redskins play-by-play broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, George Allen, Larry Michael, Redskins

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Audio: RGIII’s 76-yard touchdown run

This is what it sounded like on the Redskins Radio Network when Robert Griffin III ran for a 76-yard score.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Larry Michael, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Redskins cornerbacks defend the term ‘corner’ (Video)

ESPN got some players involved during a recent shoot at Redskins Park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:57 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, ESPN, Josh Wilson, Kenny Mayne, Redskins, RGIII, Richard Crawford, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012

ESPN viewers confuse Teddy for a sausage

Angry with ESPN highlighting Teddy Roosevelt's win, some viewers protested the network's love for sausages.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Nats, Teddy

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 10/04/2012

How Dan Snyder wooed free agents

ESPN the Magazine takes readers inside the meeting room and owner's box with Dan Snyder

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Dave McKenna, ESPN, Redskins

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Wilbon reverses himself, says Washington is a ‘pretty good’ sports town

Shortly after trashing his sometimes home, the former Post columnist now says he likes everything about D.C. except me. Sort of.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bram Weinstein, ESPN, Media, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012

ESPN’s D.C. sports greats graphic

One of the niftiest bits of ESPN the Magazine's D.C. issue is this nearly full-page graphic of Washington sports greats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Rob King

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Lindsay Czarniak has champagne celebration on SportsCenter

After most of the D.C. sports media got splashed with alcohol on Monday night, former WRC anchor Lindsay Czarniak got in on the act

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Lindsay Czarniak, Media, Nats

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/02/2012

ESPN the Magazine’s D.C. issue

Here's the cover image and a list of stories from this week's D.C-themed issue of ESPN the Magazine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, ESPN, Media, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2012

MASN, 106.7 The Fan adding extra Nats content for playoffs

Local radio and TV stations will ramp up their broadcast schedule with the Nats and Orioles in the playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, MASN, Media, Nats, Orioles

Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Billy Cundiff: ‘I was crap’

Washington kicker Billy Cundiff tells the team's official radio station that he was 'crap, absolute crap' early in Sunday's road win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Brian Mitchell, Michael Wilbon worried about RGIII’s health

Mitchell says the problem is coaching laziness. Wilbon says the hits on the rookie QB have to stop.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Brian Mitchell, Michael Wilbon, Steve Czaban, ESPN 980

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012

John McCain calls for Congressional hearings on Teddy’s losing streak

Former presidential candidate John McCain calls for Congressional hearings to investigate Teddy’s losing streak.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John McCain, ESPN, Racing Presidents

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Davey Johnson to ESPN The Mag: ‘I’m a happy man’

This story for ESPN The Magazine is full of anecdotes and Davey-isms.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, ESPN

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on RGIII’s debut

NASCAR driver and Redskins fanatic says the team can go 10-6, and that ‘I think it’s for real this year.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., ESPN, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

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