DC Sports Bog: Shirley Povich


Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 10/29/2013

The Redskins and second-half routs

It’s been more than 60 years since the Redskins gave up so many points in a second-half. Time for a trip to the archives.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:40 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Sammy Baugh, Shirley Povich

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Bryce Harper, in another Under Armour underwear ad

If one blog item about Bryce Harper modeling underwear wasn't enough, here's another. It probably won't be the last.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats, Shirley Povich

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Davey Johnson on wearing a cup

Nats manager tells the Junkies he got banged in the privates during spring training, and other funny stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Morning pixels, Nats, Shirley Povich

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Shirley Povich and the Bowie snow storm

Fifty-five years ago, horseplayers went right on playing the horses as their cars were buried in a Bowie parking lot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Shirley Povich, Washington Post

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/13/2012

On the 75th anniversary of the Redskins' first title

It's been three-quarters of a century since Washington's first pro football title. Here's how The Post covered it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Sammy Baugh, Shirley Povich, The Washington Post

Posted at 01:55 AM ET, 10/13/2012

Nats season ends

Losing like that is awful and terrible and painful and gutting, but we'll all keep doing it, because that's what we do.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 AM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Nats, Shirley Povich

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Bobby Mitchell’s Redskins debut was 50 years ago this week

Hall of Famer’s first game may have been as memorable as Robert Griffin III’s debut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bobby Mitchell, Shirley Povich

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012

The last time the Nats were 20 games over .500

Washington hasn’t had a baseball team over .500 since the end of the 1945 season. Here’s how The Post covered it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Archives, Shirley Povich

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Cherrydale volunteer fire department issues open invitation to Bryce Harper

Conjuring up memories of the 1924 World Series, to me at least, the Arlington department says the Nats are all invited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Cherrydale Fire Department, Shirley Povich

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 02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Maryland hosts Shirley Povich event

Tuesday night panel will include Kornheiser, Aldridge, Graham, Bradlee, Denlinger, Leavy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Shirley Povich, Tony Kornheiser, Don Graham, Ben Bradlee, Jane Leavy, David Aldridge, Ken Denlinger, George Solomon

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012

The Redskins moved to Washington 75 years ago this week

Actually, the interesting stuff happened 75 years ago in December, but the archives from this week were still awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins | Tags:  Shirley Povich, George Marshall, Ray Flaherty