DC Sports Bog: Olympics


Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 02/14/2014

Dave Sheinin slays at Sochi Olympics with ‘O Sole Mio’

There’s the Post scribe, and then there’s everyone else in terms of Olympics karaoke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Sheinin, Olympics

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 02/11/2014

When the Caps scrimmaged the U.S. hockey team at the Cap Centre

Twenty-two years ago, the Caps helped America’s hockey team get ready for the Olympics.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:23 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Olympics

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Per Spett is Olympics’ Jayson Werth lookalike

If you’re missing the Nats, you could watch Swedish skiers, and see a very familiar beard.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nats, Olympics, Per Spett

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Julie Donaldson’s NBC Olympics

Comcast SportsNet anchor is doing Olympics duty this month, but she’s doing it from Stamford, Connecticut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Julie Donaldson, Media, Olympics

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Mike Wise sings karaoke in Sochi

Mike Wise. Russia. ‘Livin’ on a Prayer.’ Wars have been started over less serious offenses.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Wise, Olympics

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Young Ping-Pong players respond to RGIII

RGIII joked that maybe he’ll go to the Olympics in table tennis. A quartet of Maryland table tennis stars took that as a challenge.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:41 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Redskins, RGIII, Table tennis

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 10/15/2013

RGIII still wants to go to the Olympics

In a video that maybe doesn’t have the best timing in world history, the Redskins quarterback talks about his dreams of representing the U.S. one day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Alex Ovechkin's Olympic torch and outfit to be displayed at Verizon Center

Can I hold the torch? Try on Ovi's pants? So many questions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Olympics

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/09/2013

D.C., Philly 2024 Olympic exploratory committees make MNF wager

Is it too late to add a week's worth of cheese steaks to the deal?

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, Redskins

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Ted Leonsis on Washington’s Olympics bid

Caps and Wizards owner says the 2024 bid is a 'once in a lifetime' chance for this region.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nats, Olympics, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

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

Martell Webster's 'turrible' coaching at Wizards Special Olympics basketball game (Video)

A good time was had by all, much of it thanks to some coaching antics by the Wizards players.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cartier Martin, Chris Singleton, Garrett Temple, John Wall, Martell Webster, Olympics, Trevor Booker, Wizards