DC Sports Bog: Michael Wilbon


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 07:56 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Wilbon and Kornheiser on Ovechkin and the shootout

PTI talkers and former Post columnists are still flabbergasted that Ovechkin didn’t appear in the shootout against the U.S.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:56 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Michael Wilbon, PTI, Tony Kornheiser

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 12:11 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Wilbon on the Redskins melodrama

Michael Wilbon wraps up the latest bit of Redskins drama by comparing the franchise to a Joan Crawford flick.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Kornheiser and Wilbon on Art Briles

PTI hosts agree that hiring Art Briles would be a terrible thing for the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art Briles, Michael Wilbon, Redskins, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Wilbon: Redskins are a laughingstock

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon review the latest from Ashburn. The review is not kind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, PTI, Redskins, RGIII, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Michael Wilbon called this

Four years ago, Michael Wilbon wrote a column about Mike Shanahan’s hiring. It was basically perfect.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

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 11:55 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Wilbon ‘stunned’ by local reaction to Redskins loss

Some fans found solace in Washington’s frantic fourth-quarter rally on Sunday. Michael Wilbon finds that ludicrous.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII, Tony Kornheiser

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 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 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 09:39 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Where’s the read option?

Fans are wondering what happened to the 2012 offense. Sonny Jurgensen asked Pierre Garcon to explain.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Morning pixels, Pierre Garcon, 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 11:41 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Tony Kornheiser, Mike Wilbon didn't know they were in the Oval Office

Apparently these two need to brush up on some basic White House knowledge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:41 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Mike Wilbon: Bryce Harper deserved to be hit

The Post should create a fake Wilbon bot to produce scripted columns bashing local sports teams. And then lay me off.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Michael Wilbon, Nats, PTI, Tony Kornheiser

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 11:21 AM ET, 07/26/2013

John Feinstein on the Kastles' win streak

Columnist and radio show host does not believe the Kastles should be mentioned with the Lakers, and does not like Mark Ein.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Feinstein, Kastles, Mark Ein, Media, Michael Wilbon

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 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 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 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 09:04 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Morning Pixels: Michael Wilbon on the Nats

'I have never seen a team with NO pedigree at all get so much slurpage," Wilbon says of the home 9.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:04 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Morning pixels, Nats, Tony Kornheiser. PTI

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 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 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 03:55 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 12:30 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Wilbon: RGIII is best player in the NFL

The RGIII rhetoric keeps going north, as Michael Wilbon says he's currently the NFL MVP.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Redskins, RGIII

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

PTI leads with Strasburg Shutdown talk

If you thought Strasburg Shutdown talk was dead after the regular season ended, you've got another thing coming.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Costas, Media, Michael Wilbon, Nats, Stephen Strasburg, Tony Kornheiser

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 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 12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Cal Ripken and Michael Wilbon on Strasburg

Orioles legend tells SiriusXM that if he were Strasburg, he’d speak up and demand to pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Cal Ripken, Mike Rizzo, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Kornheiser and Wilbon on Bernadina’s catch

PTI hosts highlight the sad manner in which Roger Bernadina kept Houston from winning a baseball game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Roger Bernadina, Tony Reali

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Bettman: NHL headed for a lockout if no new CBA by Sept. 15

The NHL commissioner says the league faces a work stoppage if the players’ association doesn’t agree to a new CBA on Sept. 15.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Roger Bernadina, Tony Reali

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Len Bias coverage, 26 years ago

Here’s what A1 and the Sports front looked like in The Post the morning after Len Bias died.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:27 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Len Bias, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Sally Jenkins

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Kornheiser and Wilbon: RGIII was named the starter for PR reasons

PTI co-hosts both agree that Mike Shanahan’s May decision was not made for football reasons.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Michael Wilbon says the Colts are considering Robert Griffin III

Former Post columnist also shreds the Redskins and says they’re as bad as the Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser, Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan

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 10:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012

PTI debates Griffin vs. Manning for Redskins

For the second time this week, a bald white dude and a bald black dude have this discussion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Wilbon says young journalists ‘look like [bleep]’

Shirley Povich would out-dress today’s sports journalists, well-dressed ESPN personality says.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser, Shirley Povich

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 02:46 PM ET, 02/23/2012

PTI on Peyton Manning to the Redskins

Kornheiser says Manning would be great for Washington; Wilbon calls the Skins a ‘dysfunctional joke.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:46 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon guest star on animated Disney show

D.C. gents go from newspaper columnists to special characters on ‘Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon