DC Sports Bog: Washington Post


Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 07/19/2013

When the Redskins moved training camp to Carlisle

Fifty years ago this week, there were Post stories about a new summer home, and a new season, and new heat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Carlisle, Redskins, Richmond, The Washington Post

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013

The Post, the day after the Bullets title

Thirty-five years ago from Saturday, The Post covered D.C.'s last NBA title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, The Washington Post, Wizards

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 05/24/2013

RGIII at OTAs leads WaPo's A1

Robert Griffin III on a practice field is yet again the lead image in The Washington Post. He's now been pictured on A1 at least 26 times over the past 14 months.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Washington Post

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 03:06 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Lance Armstrong apologized to Sally Jenkins

In advance of his national admission of something, Lance Armstrong apologized to The Post's Jenkins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lance Armstrong, Media, Sally Jenkins, Washington Post

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 01/10/2013

The Post's RGIII knee coverage

Possibly the most important injury in D.C. sports history is being covered pretty thoroughly by this newspaper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII, Washington Post

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Mike Wise's radio show ends

Washington Post sports columnists's tenure at 106.7 The Fan comes to an end, about three-and-a-half years after it started.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:33 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Chris Johnson, Media, Mike Wise, Washington Post

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 12/13/2012

RGIII leads A1 of The Post three times in 10 days

Robert Griffin III continues what has to be an unprecedented domination of this newspaper's front page

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:15 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Redskins, RGIII, 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 12:38 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Harry Reid thinks The Washington Post's sports section is going downhill

Senate Majority leader uses a bizarre New York Jets metaphor as an excuse to take a shot at this very sports section.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Harry Reid, Media, Washington Post

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 11/07/2012

KidsPost gives Mike Shanahan a D

Want to read straight fire about the Redskins' season thus far? Leave sports, and head to the kiddie section.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:27 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  KidsPost, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Washington Post

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2012

‘Around the Horn’ and the Redskins

No, the ESPN afternoon talk show has not banned the use of 'Redskins,' despite one panelist's suggestion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:51 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Media, Redskins, Tony Reali, Washington Post

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 10/18/2012

A letter of Gratitude from the Lerners

Less than a week after their team's first postseason ended, the Lerner family pens a letter to Nationals fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:59 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ted Lerner, Washington Post

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Feinstein: Nats would have won with Strasburg

More columnist on columnist violence, as John Feinstein accuses Thomas Boswell of drinking Nats Kool-Aid.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:27 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Edwin Jackson, John Feinstein, Media, Stephen Strasburg, Thomas Boswell, Washington Post

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Ken Rosenthal has a problem with The Post

Veteran baseball reporter wasn't impressed with how this paper handled its Strasburg Shutdown coverage

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:08 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Feinstein, Ken Rosenthal, Media, Nats, Stephen Strasburg, Washington Post

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 10/12/2012

Jayson Werth’s home run, on A1

Four local papers went big with Jayson Werth on A1 after his ninth inning Game 4 heroics.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A1, Jayson Werth, Media, Nats, Washington Post

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Morning Pixels: The Nats, the MLB Network and the Magnetic Scoreboard

If you think you've got it bad on Wednesday, remember that people once had to watch World Series games on the wall of The Post.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Washington Post

Posted at 01:16 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Nats clinch NL East, on A1 of The Post

Here's the front of Tuesday's Washington Post. This will be hanging, framed, in a lot of rec rooms around the D.C. area.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Natitude, Nats, Washington Post

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Images from past Nats pennant winners

Here are what the papers looked like when the Nats won pennants in 1924 and 1933.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:22 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Archives, Nats, Senators, Washington Post

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/10/2012

RGIII touchdown pose on A1 of The Post

Redskins quarterback, on the ground, with his arms raised, leads Monday’s print edition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, The Washington Post

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012

About Wednesday’s Sports section

Major technical problems meant the Nats game story wasn’t in the newspaper, but we offer a look at what it would’ve looked like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Washington Post

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 09/03/2012

Nats magic number on A1 of Washington Post

For the first time in who knows how long, the front page of this newspaper displayed a D.C. baseball team’s magic number.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  The Washington Post, Bryce Harper, Kurz Suzuki, Magic Number

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jim Vance to Nats: C’mon, Man

Veteran WRC anchor isn’t pleased with the team’s stance on paying for late-night Metro.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jim Vance, Washington Post, Metro