DC Sports Bog: the Junkies


Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Rob Ford’s NFL picks for Week 14

The embattled Toronto mayor made his NFL picks on 106.7 The Fan Thursday morning.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:47 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Junkies, Media, NFL, Redskins, Rob Ford

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 12/05/2013

Rob Ford on new allegations, RGIII’s knee, Redskins name

The embattled Toronto mayor joined the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan to make Week 14 NFL picks.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:21 AM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Junkies, Media, Redskins, Rob Ford

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 12/04/2013

How the Junkies landed Rob Ford

How did the Junkies land an NFL segment with embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford? Credit two enterprising producers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:42 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Junkies, Rob Ford

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Sports Junkies to bury a red lobster

The Sports Junkies are burying a red lobster, and this season is so far off the rails the rails might as well be in Osaka.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Junkies, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013

'Table Manners' guest list revealed for second season

Second season of Comcast SportsNet program starring the Junkies will begin with a one-hour appearance by Cal Ripken.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Brian Orakpo, Cal Ripken, Caps, Fred Smoot, Gary Williams, Junkies, Orioles, Redskins, Rod Langway, Terps

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Junkies launch 'Table Manners' on Comcast SportsNet

After building a successful radio career in D.C., 106.7 The Fan's Junkies will try their hands at television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Comcast SportsNet, Junkies, Media

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Ken Rosenthal defends Strasburg Shutdown column

The Fox columnist gets in a back-and-forth with the Sports Junkies about his latest piece on Stephen Strasburg

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Junkies, Ken Rosenthal, Media, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 10/06/2012

Davey Johnson says Nats have ‘stand-up men’

Davey Johnson cracks wise with the Junkies about Hulk Hogan, his golf game and his batting stroke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 10/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Davey Johnson, Junkies, Media, Nats

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper might be his favorite player of all time

Nats manager says his teenaged rookie is ‘just a dandy’ and ‘wonderful to watch.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper, 106.7 The Fan, The Junkies

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Sundberg calls broken arm ‘the worst thing I’ve ever put myself through’

After playing an entire half with a broken left arm, Redskins long snapper says the pain was ‘definitely pretty awful.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg, 106.7 The Fan, Junkies

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 11:44 AM ET, 06/19/2012

The end of the ‘Cised for Bryce’ t-shirts

After trademark concerns were raised, 106.7 The Fan puts a stop to its attempt at a viral Bryce Harper t-shirt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, 106.7 The Fan, Sports Junkies

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 06/04/2012

The Junkies are selling Cised for Bryce t-shirts

This marriage of D.C. sports-talk slang with a 19-year old National’s first name is a pretty only-in-Washington shirt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:18 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, 106.7 The Fan, Sports Junkies

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 10:21 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Tyler Clippard guarantees Nats will make the playoffs

Nats reliever tells the team’s flagship radio station that the playoffs are a done deal for the 2012 baseballers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Clippard, Brooks Laich, Sports Junkies

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Brooks Laich says the Caps are making the playoffs

‘We’re not talking worst-case scenario,’ Caps forward tells 106.7 The Fan. ‘We’re making the playoffs.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, Sports Junkies

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Fred Smoot defends Gregg Williams

Former Redskins defensive back says his defensive coordinator ‘never coached dirty football.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Smoot, Sean Taylor, Gregg Williams, the Junkies

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Junkies producer Bret Oliverio leaves sports radio for restaurants

After the tragic death of his younger brother, the longtime sports radio producer makes a dramatic career change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bret Oliverio, Sports Junkies