DC Sports Bog: NCAA Tournament


Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/28/2014

U-Va. watch party features ‘Gus Burger’ special

A cheeseburger, a fried egg, and some basketball.

By Scott Allen  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Tony Bennett, UVA get the Jimmy Fallon treatment

Virginia hoops gets some love on the Tonight Show.

By Scott Allen  |  10:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Why does President Obama keep picking against D.C. schools?

He might live in Washington, but the president isn’t handing out local freebies in the NCAA tournament.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, Morning pixels, NCAA Tournament, Obama

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Ovechkin talks burritos, Wall picks against Kentucky

Caps star explains the reasoning behind his NCAA tournament picks, and Wizards star goes against his team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Wall, NCAA Tournament, Wizards

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Ovechkin picks Virginia to win NCAA tournament

Caps superstar goes with the local-ish Cavaliers as his champion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 03/17/2014

Picking my bracket for The Washington Post

This is a sappy, self--indulgent, ego-filled explanation of why Sunday was one of the happiest days of my career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 04/01/2013

RGIII's Twitter rant over Baylor women's loss

Redskins QB takes to Twitter to defend his alma matter and Brittney Griner after their Sweet 16 loss.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:43 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, College Basketball, NCAA Tournament, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Syracuse's Jerami Grant back in the friendly confines of Verizon Center

Grant's father, Harvey, played and coached for the Bullets/Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Derrick Coleman says Hoyas 'aren't playing Georgetown basketball'

One-time Syracuse legend attempts to diagnose what's been wrong with Georgetown in the postseason. Ouchie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Derrick Coleman, Georgetown, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013

The man with the Jim Boeheim masks

A 44-year old diehard Syracuse man came to the Verizon Center with multiple masks saluting the Orange's coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana, Jim Boeheim, Marquette, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Marquette's Chris Otule sings 'My Girl'

For reasons that are unclear, teammates convinced the Marquette big man to drop a couple of lines of Temptations in the locker room Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:37 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Otule, Marquette, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and staying young

The legendary CBS broadcast duo talk about music, text messaging, onions, going out, and crossing generational divides.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Raftery, Media, NCAA Tournament, Verne Lundquist

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Metro to stay open an hour late for NCAA games at Verizon Center

With the Indiana-Syracuse game facing a potential early-morning finish, there will be an extra hour of Metro service on

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/28/2013

NCAA tournament athletes do D.C. trivia (Video)

You should all be embarrassed at your lack of Chuck Brown knowledge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 08:49 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Syracuse guard eats four bananas in 60 seconds (Video)

Of course we got it on video.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:49 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Why that guy was popping his Georgetown shirt during the FGCU game

One Georgetown fan was displaying Hoyas pride while San Diego State played Dunk City. Here's why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Former Terp Drew Nicholas leading Washington Post bracket challenge

Yep, the same Drew Nicholas who hit that amazing NCAA tournament buzzer-beater 10 years ago.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Nicholas, NCAA Tournament, Terps

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 10:07 AM ET, 03/22/2013

When Tommy Amaker was an All-Met with Len Bias

W.T. Woodson grad has Harvard in the second round of the NCAA tournament, which means it's time for some archival goodness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard, high schools, Len Bias, NCAA Tournament, Tommy Amaker

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013

James Madison's Matt Brady rap

If you've ever wanted to hear shouted coach instructions retrofitted into hip-hop beats, the Dukes have you covered.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, Matt Brady, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013

The giant inflatable bulldog mascot in Georgetown

Remember the giant inflatable Caps figure who shows up in Georgetown during the playoffs? Now there's a Hoyas mascot in its place.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 03/21/2013

RGIII's NCAA tournament bracket

Moderately chalky.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:20 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Why this isn't the best sporting day of the year

The first two days of the NCAA Tournament are great. But lots of NFL weekends are greater.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NCAA Tournament, NFL

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Morning Pixels: Maryland, Niagara and the NIT

Tuesday's Maryland-Niagara NIT game won't have quite the luster of the 1972 NIT title game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, NCAA Tournament, Terps