DC Sports Bog: Tony Kornheiser


Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Tony Kornheiser: Stephen Strasburg is ‘a hothouse plant’

Tony Kornheiser wonders if the Nats’ presumed ace will ever reach his presumed potential.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Stephen Strasburg, Tony Kornheiser

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 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 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 12:33 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Tony Kornheiser on Tony Wyllie’s response to Congress

ESPN 980 host baffled over response.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Redskins, Steve Czaban, Tony Kornheiser, Tony Wyllie

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 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 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 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 10:26 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Joe Gibbs on Tony Kornheiser

Redskins coach takes pains to tell an audience at his roast that Tony Kornheiser knows nothing about football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Gibbs, Media, Redskins, 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 09:10 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Oscar Schmidt takes a shot at the Wizards

Oscar Schmidt added a punch line about the Wizards into his acceptance speech at the Basketball Hall of Fame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Redskins, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

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 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 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 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 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 02:07 PM ET, 02/14/2013

When Tony Kornheiser wrote about the Redskins nickname

Two decades ago, Tony Kornheiser wrote almost the exact same thing that everyone in the world is writing now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:07 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Redskins, Tony Kornheiser

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 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 10:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012

The Wizards are still positive

Tony Kornheiser sees no reason for positive pixels about the Wizards. Ted Leonsis seems to disagree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

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 11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Tony Kornheiser on Wizards: I watch it because I'm into self flagellation.'

The grumpy radio personality has a point you might actually agree with.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

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 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 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 10:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Kornheiser says RGIII’s debut means nothing else matters in D.C.

Radio host uses RGIII excitement to remember the Bandwagon season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, Sally Jenkins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

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 01:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012

ESPN 980 announces two-hour daily NFL show during August

With Tony Kornheiser on his annual summer vacation, Fox 5’s Dave Ross will step in with football talk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media | Tags:  ESPN 980, Tony Kornheiser, Dave Ross

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Morning pixels: Ranking D.C.’s sports talk shows

Five local shows make a list of the best 100 sports-talk shows in the nation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan, Tony Kornheiser, The Junkies, Chris Webber

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012

When Tony Kornheiser told Adam Oates to get out

One-time Washington Post columnist was not amused by the wrangling when the new Caps coach was a player in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Tony Kornheiser, George McPhee

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 03:18 PM ET, 06/11/2012

ESPN 980 made the Nats an offer

Program director says longtime D.C. sports-talk station and home of the Orioles attempted to get the Nats on its air.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Tony Kornheiser says his show will remain on ESPN 980

After public pessimism, former Post columnist says he should be at ESPN 980 for another two years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, ESPN 980

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 01:22 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Why Tim Kurkjian will no longer appear on 106.7 The Fan

ESPN analyst has been told not to appear on the local rival to ESPN 980, after CBS keeps its personalities off 980’s air.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tim Kurkjian, Tony Kornheiser, Sports Junkies

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 02:10 PM ET, 03/06/2012

John Feinstein gets a radio show

Washington Post contributor becomes the third former or current Post columnist with a late-morning daily radio show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  John Feinstein, Mike Wise, 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 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 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

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Why Tony Kornheiser wouldn’t chat about the Bandwagon

Lots of 20th anniversary Super Bowl festivities on this Web site today, but one prominent part of that game didn’t feel like participating.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, Bandwagon, Redskins