DC Sports Bog: Will Thomas


Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Alyssa Thomas fills Brenda Frese’s office with balloons

Maryland’s two-time All-American gets revenge on her coach, with a thousand balloons.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alyssa Thomas, Brenda Frese, Terps

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Ranking Sunday’s Redskins win

Tom Boswell and readers reflect on where Sunday’s Redskins win ranks among improbable last-second turnarounds in franchise history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:07 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Gibbs, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Redskins rookies talk hazing, skits

So far, it seems that the veterans have gone easy on the rookies.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Phillip Thomas, Redskins

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Phillip Thomas and Chicken McNuggets

One Redskins rookie says another Redskins rookie orders 40-piece Chicken McNuggets, which cannot be true.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:10 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Phillip Thomas, Redskins

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Maryland athletes and 'DJ Dirty Terp'

Watch Dez Wells interview Maryland students while lounging on a beach blanket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alyssa Thomas, Dez Wells, Pete DeSouza, Pete White, Terps

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 04/29/2013

In Quotes: Redskins draft edition

The best words uttered by and about the Redskins draft picks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:32 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baccari Rambo, David Amerson, In Quotes, Jawan Jameson, Jordan Reed, Mike Shanahan, Phillip Thomas, Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Isiah Thomas reunites with Robin Ficker

Notorious heckler is reunited with one of his favorite targets, which is either awful television or awesome television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Isiah Thomas, Robin Ficker, Wizards

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 11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Post Editorial Board endorses Strasburg Shutdown

The official stance of this newspaper’s editorial board is that Mike Rizzo gets the benefit of the doubt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg, Thomas Boswell, Tracee Hamilton, Mike Wise

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Stephen Strasburg: Nats will have to rip the ball out of my hands

Former GM Jim Bowden says Nats should find a way to let Strasburg pitch in the playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Jim Bowden, Thomas Boswell, Brett Haber

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012

D.C. college basketball stars will take on Philly counterparts this summer

It’s not quite the Goodman League vs. the Drew League, but an August game will put Maryland, George Mason and Georgetown stars on the same team

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  The-Ball, John Gilchrist, James Gist, Chris Wright, Folarin Campbell, Jai Lewis, Will Thomas

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper is baseball’s fastest home run trotter

Here’s old-school for ya: the Nats’ phenom has three of MLB’s nine fastest home run trots this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, John Wall, Steve McCatty, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Morning pixels: Cole Hamels changes his story

Once upon a time, the Phillies pitcher hit Bryce Harper because of old-school baseball. Now, it was an accident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Mike Rizzo, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Kirk Cousins says he was ‘shocked’ when Redskins chose him

Team’s fourth-round pick tells Dan Patrick he’ll ‘keep an open mind’ about his surprising NFL destination.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Morning pixels: Thomas Boswell, D.C. sports fan

Of all the awesome things that happened Wednesday night, Boz’s performance on Twitter was close to the top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Video of Obama heads and Tim Thomas

Our friends at Russian Machine Never Breaks make it big with this segment from the Canadian Caps broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012

John Kerry poses with giant Obama head

Bring a giant Obama head to a Caps game, and pose for photos with a former Presidential candidate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:21 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Kerry, Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans taunting Tim Thomas with Obama signs

As promised, Verizon Center was filled Monday night with pictures of the president aimed at the Bruins’ goalie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:16 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Barack Obama, Tim Thomas

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fan has giant Obama head for Tim Thomas

Small posters and masks are fine, but Brian Murphy is taking Tim Thomas trolling to the next level.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama, Homer McFanboy

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Caps fans prepare to troll Tim Thomas with Obama heads

The President is yet to attend a Caps home game, but his head will be there in proxy Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tim Thomas, Barack Obama

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Michael Jenkins interviews Slapshot

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Michael Jenkins, Tim Thomas, Slapshot

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012

John Thompson used to call Thomas Boswell’s mom for parenting advice

Just when you thought you’d heard it all, you hear the weirdest sports media story of all time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  John Thompson II, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Boswell says he got the reaction he wanted from D.C. media

After stirring up sports-talk radio hosts and TV reporters earlier in the week, Post columnist and baseball lover says ‘was delighted.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:19 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Holden Kushner, Mike Wise

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012

MLB Network analyst picks Nats as World Series longshot

Eric Byrnes says betting on the Nats at 28-1 is a ‘value play’ this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:45 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Eric Byrnes, Thomas Boswell, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Tom Boswell says TV and radio hosts contribute to D.C. not being a baseball town

In a Wash Post chat, the mild baseball fan says most local broadcasters 'can’t even find the stadium.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Kelli Johnson, Thom Loverro

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Devin Thomas, Super Bowl champion

Here’s former Redskins wide receiver Devin Thomas holding the Lombardi Trophy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Devin Thomas

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Devin Thomas is going to the Super Bowl

Former Redskins wide receiver has a niche as a special teamer on the NFC champs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Devin Thomas