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DC Sports Bog: June, 2011

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Quoting Davey Johnson from the archives

Long before The Post covered him as the Nats manager, we covered him as an Orioles second baseman.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011

How the Redskins describe the FedEx Field changes to fans

Team tells ticket holders the changes ‘will significantly enhance the fan experience at FedExField’ while improving parking and traffic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Maryland football wants you to refer a friend

Terps are offering $25 gift certificate for each season-ticket you convince your friends to buy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Redskins

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Brooks Laich says nice things about Washington

Newly rich Caps winger asks ‘Where else in the world could life be any better than in Washington?’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Debating sports coverage with Ralph Nader

Or, how writing too many blog items about Albert Haynesworth radio interviews could lead to the decline of American civilization.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:39 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Stephen Strasburg says he tries to pitch to contact

Nats former phenom dismisses some critics, saying ‘a lot of these people don’t really know what they’re talking about.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/28/2011

The coaching changes in Washington since Bruce Boudreau was hired

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Washingtonian readers name Dan Snyder ‘local villain’

Magazine’s readers put Snyder ahead of the ‘also unpopular” Vincent Gray and Marion Barry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Leonsis on why the Wizards didn’t trade up

While Washington considered a trade, owner says he believes “in amassing and keeping first -round picks, not trading them.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Nats relievers blowing bubbles

Washingtonian asks the Nats bullpen to identify the best bubble gum, which leads to photos of popped bubbles on faces.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:10 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Jan Vesely says Wizards will ‘put on a show’

In a Czech-language interview, the Wizards first-rounder says his new team ‘will be growing in the coming years.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Former Redskins cornerback wins business award

Eugene Profit signed with the Redskins and never played a game, but started earning honors for his D.C. business ventures.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:25 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Riggleman to provide analysis for CSN Chicago

Some speculated that Jim Riggleman’s insane post-resignation speaking tour was designed to pave the road toward a media job. Some may have been correct.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Wrapping up the John McLaren Era

Beloved weekend manager finishes his in-uniform duties, announces that he’s going home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Nats offering two games on July 2 for two bucks

If you thought Dollar Dogs were something else, how about two baseball games for two dollars? Dogs are full price, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/27/2011

John Wall and B.J. Raji have an ESPN dance off

As part of its promotional campaign for the ESPYs, the four-letter network has John Wall dance. And dance. And dance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 06/27/2011

A story about Davey Johnson and rum

The only time I ever met the Nats new manager, he was talking about drinking rum on a bus in Cuba.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Nats TV ratings still climbing

During their current hot streak, Nats are approaching Caps-type ratings for their TV broadcasts on MASN.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 06/26/2011

Charlie Davies and the Honduras Bicycle Dance celebration

D.C. United striker celebrates his birthday goal with a dance that completely resists the powers of Google.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 PM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 06/25/2011

Mike Rizzo confirms Davey Johnson will run Nats in 2011

D.C. SPORTS BOG | Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo says position will be reevaluated after 2011 season, but that Johnson “is going to be in the organization for a long, long time.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:36 PM ET, 06/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jim Riggleman departs among Internet memes

This week would not be complete absent Jim Riggleman with Keyboard Cat, and a Jim Riggleman-themed ‘Downfall’ spoof.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:29 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Donovan McNabb wants athletes off Twitter

Redskins sort-of quarterback tells a Chicago radio show that ‘for an athlete to be twittering is the wrong move.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:38 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jim Riggleman on his ‘ridiculous’ contract

Nats marauding ex-skipper says he told management that his contract was ‘unfair’ and ‘disrespectful’ when he signed it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jim Riggleman unloads on Thomas Boswell

Having already scorched-earth his career, Riggleman next turns to the media, calling the respected Post columnist a ‘snake.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jan Vesely and girlfriend discuss their kiss

After celebrating with a smooch, the girlfriend of Wizards’ draft pick says fans ‘are screaming at me.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Jim Riggleman talks about his night at Caddies

Nats ex manager says he and his new friends were solving the world’s problems in downtown Bethesda.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Riggleman irritated by Mike Rizzo’s account

In radio interview, Nats skipper again disputes Nats GM’s version of his ultimatum.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Irene Pollin statement on Wizards draft picks

Because this is the weirdest week of the year in D.C. sports, here’s what the widow of the team’s former owner thought about Washington’s draft-day performance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Jim Riggleman marks resignation with a drink

If you’ve got to leave your dream job, you might as well head to a Bethesda sports bar to memorialize the moment.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:22 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Jan Vesely likes to posterize

Wizards draft pick also says that Blake Griffin is “American Jan Vesely,” which makes me think he’s already the team’s most bloggable player.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 08:33 PM ET, 06/23/2011

The Jan Vesely kiss

Wizards first-round draft pick endears himself to fans by making out with his girlfriend after David Stern calls his name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:33 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Riggleman resigns, looks sad

Nats manager doesn’t share the smiles after the Nats won their 11th of 12th, probably because he knew what was happening next.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Charlie Davies goes golfing

D.C. United forward takes hacks on the driving range before the first 18 holes of his life.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Washington is an ESPN breeding ground

Lindsay Czarniak is just the latest D.C. sports media personality to head north to Bristol. Here are more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 06/23/2011

F.P. Santangelo: Nats are ‘the best reality show going’

MASN analyst says the Real Housewives of D.C. ‘has nothing on what these guys are doing.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Great Lindsay Czarniak moments

With the popular local broadcaster off to ESPN, let’s relive some of her D.C. moments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Baseball Tonight on the Nats

Rick Sutcliffe says D.C.’s baseball team has ‘got a chance to get REAL good in the very near future.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:22 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 06/23/2011

A samurai and Rocky McIntosh at the Presidents Race

Life keeps getting weirder at Nats Park, which is fine, because when you’re having a surreal fantasy about the playoffs, you might as well include a samurai.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:49 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011

D.C. Divas release rap anthem

With the playoffs looming, Washington’s best-known women’s tackle football team plays to ‘Ball Til’ U Fall.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Bryce Harper shaved his mustache

Without the wispy facial hair to distract, the focus of Bryce Harper’s game face is once again his generously glopped eye black.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Redskins.com has a sale on Haynesworth jerseys

The online remainder bin has specials on the jerseys of a whole bunch of ex-Redskins, plus Albert Haynesworth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Nats bring back dollar dogs

For the second time this season, the Nats are offering hot dogs for a buck. Last time, they moved more than 16,000 wieners.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Wilbon hopes McNabb makes Shanahans look bad

Former WaPo columnist says on PTI that his friend, Donovan McNabb, was treated ‘shabbily’ by the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Chris Cooley flag football highlights

Watching the Skins tight end earn a flag football sack is actually more entertaining than highlights from players-run practices.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:09 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Wilson Ramos’s walkoff home run celebration

The Nats catcher and his scrappy teammates turned into giddy schoolboys after their absurd comeback win over the Mariners.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Larry Brown on his role in the Mark Turgeon hiring

During a radio appearance, Turgeon’s former college coach suggests he helped put Turgeon on Maryland’s radar.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Careful what lyrics you tweet, NCAA athletes

If you’re not careful, an over anxious compliance person might think the dollars you’re talking about are not mere artistic props.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Nicklas Backstrom seventh in NHL jersey sales

Caps center joins Alex Ovechkin in the league’s top 20, where they’re joined by four Penguins and four Blackhawks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:42 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Donovan McNabb’s birthday weekend invitation

Quarterback is having a homecoming weekend in Chicago. The ads show him in Eagles gear. Weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:13 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Ted Leonsis won’t provide input on Wizards’ picks

Wizards owner says he didn’t watch players workouts, didn’t sit in on their interviews, and won’t ’do other people’s jobs.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Post Sports Live: NBA draft preview, Nats recent success and a U.S. Open recap

LaVar Arrington and Tarik El-Bashir join Dan Steinberg and host Jonathan Forsythe to discuss the Wizards upcoming draft, the Nats, Rory McIlroy and the Redskins.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:22 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Charlie Davies is Chuck Deezy, and other D.C. United nicknames

While I wasn’t paying attention, starting defender Ethan White became ‘CJ,’ aka ‘Chuck Junior.” Long story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Free cupcakes at Sprinkles for Nats fans

Georgetown bakery will give a gratis cupcake to anyone in Nats gear all day on Tuesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 06/21/2011

McNabb to doubters: ‘I’ll prove you wrong’

The quietest of the Redskins’ QBs this offseason changes that with YouTube message.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/21/2011

John Wall in a Flyers hat

Wall’s Wizards are corporate siblings with the Caps, which didn’t stop the guard from sporting the colors of the yucky Flyers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Charlie Davies and the Real Salt Lake penalty

United striker, criticized for theatrics, says “great players do whatever they can to change the game.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 06/20/2011

The Sean Taylor graffiti at the Brookland Metro station

Artwork honoring the late Redskins safety has remained a Red Line staple for years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Todd Coffey sprints in a tuxedo during gala

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 06/19/2011

Jed Zayner talks soccer, balls

D.C. United defender gives one of the better halftime interviews you’ll ever see in MLS. Working blue, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:29 PM ET, 06/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011

Bruce Allen: Redskins would trade for McNabb again

Despite a rocky year, Washington GM says the veteran QB and Kyle Shanahan “gelled very well” at times.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:44 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 06/18/2011

John Cena tries to help Racing Teddy Roosevelt

With the WWE in town, Teddy got some pointers from the bulked up wrestler. Didn’t help, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 06/18/2011

John Wall throws world’s worst first pitch

Wizards point guard shows up at Nats Park, and throws a ridiculous bounce-pass from the mound.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:22 AM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Danny Espinosa’s walkoff set to music

If seeing the Nats second baseman clinch a sweep of the Cardinals wasn’t good enough for you, here it is with Bette Midler on top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Bruce Allen: ‘We’re always aggressive’

When asked by Comcast SportsNet’s Kelli Johnson if the Redskins will be aggressive in free agency, GM says ‘We’re the Redskins.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 06/17/2011

The perfect Father’s Day gift: Redskins club seats

Limited number of seats available! If football had a country club, this would be it! Etc.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 06/17/2011

DeShawn Stevenson on his public intoxication arrest

Former Wizards guard says being in jail is “not the way a champion should celebrate.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 06/17/2011

John Beck and Chris Cooley make pottery together

Just when you think you’ve heard it all about John Beck, it turns out you haven’t.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:31 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 06/17/2011

London Fletcher mic’d up

Redskins linebacker shows his leadership and my football illiteracy by barking out calls during players-only practice.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:12 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/17/2011

LaRon Landry with a guitar and a gun

Redskin safety poses for a strange series of photos with various props, hats and huge muscles.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 06/16/2011

About Michael Morse and Beast Mode

Nats outfielder is destroying the baseball, and has been since he started wearing a certain t-shirt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:57 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/16/2011

London Fletcher gets the slow clap

Video of Redskins teammates mocking Fletcher for showing up late to players-only practice due to excessive traffic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Inside the Redskins’ awful ESPN The Mag rankings

Why are the Skins’ ranked as the second-to-worst franchise in pro sports? It starts with fan relations and affordability.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Tracking Daniel Snyder’s jet

Wall Street Journal posts an online database that makes looking at the destinations of private jet’s, like Snyder’s, quick and easy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Game 7 of Stanley Cup Final attracts 145,000 D.C.-area households

Bruins’ victory earned a better rating in Washington than in Philly, New York and nine other NHL cities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Bruce Boudreau on Stanley Cup motivation

Caps coach tells WTOP that the Caps are ‘all kicking ourselves’ about missing the Stanley Cup Final.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:40 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 06/15/2011

John Beck on videotaping practices

Redskins quarterback gets a friend from church to provide footage of player-only workouts, because he’s a Leader of Men.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:56 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Living Social offers Man U-Barcelona tickets

Some Redskins ticket holders were disappointed to get Chesney instead of soccer tickets. Living Social users with stacks of cash need not worry!!!!!

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:11 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 06/15/2011

ESPN ranks Redskins second-to-last among big four pro sports franchises

Annual study of the 122 NBA, NHL, MLB and NFL franchises has the Redskins finishing 121st, ahead of only the Cincinnati Bengals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:37 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 06/15/2011

DeShawn Stevenson arrested for public intoxication

After skipping the Mavericks’ epic party in Miami, Stevenson headed home and was picked up by police, disoriented, in an apartment complex.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Michael Morse wears Beast Mode t-shirt

Nats first baseman is one of the hottest hitters in baseball, and his wardrobe choice reflects that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/15/2011

John Wall at Cava in Rockville

Wizards star joins owner at GM at a Greek joint in a Rockville strip mall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Post Sports Live: 2011 U.S. Open preview

The Post Sports Live crew visited Congressional Country Club and was joined by John Feinstein to discuss which players to watch, the changes to the course and how best to experience the event if you plan to attend.

By Washington Post editors  |  10:37 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/15/2011

The line at Shake Shack at Nats Park

Online reports indicate a 30-minute or so wait to get Shake Shack grub on the first evening at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Imagining the new FedEx Field

While the Redskins chop away at the upper-deck concrete, a Bog reader imagined what the 2011 finished product will look like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/15/2011

The Tiger Woods green jacket ad

Last time the U.S. Open came to Congressional, The Post printed this amazing Tiger Woods ad in its special section.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Golf

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Joe Gibbs has a solution for ending the lockout

Redskins legend says split the $9 billion down the middle and call it a day, while arguing that too much is at stake for games to be lost.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:16 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 06/14/2011

FedEx Field is looking different

As 400-level seats are removed from Redskins stadium, the alien spaceship look may be a thing of the past.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:33 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 06/14/2011

D.C. United ratings up 340 percent

While viewership for the club’s Comcast SportsNet broadcasts is still modest, it’s less modest than it was a year ago.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Today in LeBron Schadenfreude

Michael Jenkins laughs at LeBron, DeShawn talks about beating LeBron, Haywood on what happened to LeBron.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:13 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:32 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Virginia baseball holds bloody World Series celebration

You know the dogpile was a good one when people emerge with rivers of blood running down their faces.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball

Posted at 02:17 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Shake Shack at Nats Park

The hamburger joint and three other eateries are set to open at Nats Park this week. Here are some preview photos and menus.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:17 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 06/13/2011

DeShawn’s Dirk t-shirt wins the day

Beating LeBron James in the Finals wasn’t quite good enough, so DeShawn rubbed his nose in it a bit. Fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Media

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Al Koken on The Post’s Stanley Cup coverage

Local broadcasting veteran not pleased with the total word count of Sunday NHL coverage in the local newspaper of record, which was zero.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, Media

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Your Orioles are coming to Washington

O’s send e-mail to their marketing list, encouraging supporters to go support the team in Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Rickie Fowler’s Georgetown hole in one

PGA golfer goes to Georgetown waterfront, blasts balls at makeshift green, makes one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Golf

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Todd Coffey wears short pants

Nats reliever shows off impressive torso, calves in 1936 throwback uniform.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/13/2011

David Gregory defends Caps vs. Rick Santorum

After Presidential hopeful makes fun of Gregory’s Ovechkin figurine off the air, Meet the Press host stands up for Washington’s hopes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/13/2011

Flip Saunders says Wizards are ready to make a big jump

Washington coach tells Vinny Cerrato that the Wizards “kind of found the formula” at the end of the 2011 season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 06/13/2011

DeShawn 1, LeBron 0

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/10/2011

Rickie Fowler at the Georgetown waterfront

PGA rookie of the year Rickie Fowler will attempt a shot with no sight line into a constructed island hole inside a fountain at the Georgetown waterfront.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Golf

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/10/2011

John Wall photoshopped into a No. 2 jersey

When the Wizards unveiled their new uniforms, the players weren’t wearing correct jersey numbers. Now they are, but their facial expressions haven’t changed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Vinny Cerrato gets a promotion

Budding sports-talk radio host gets moved from evenings to mornings at Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Bob Ley on the DeShawn-LeBron feud

Remember when Jay Z and Soulja Boy got involved in DeShawn and LeBron? Yeah, well ESPN does, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Media, NBA

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Tony Kornheiser’s summer vacation plans and ESPN 980

Since the radio host has riled up his listeners yet again by complaining about business decisions, I’ll write something about it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/10/2011

Rooting for Dale Earnhardt Jr. is like rooting for the Redskins

NASCAR star-in-name tells PTI hosts that he can relate to his fans, because he roots for the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 06/09/2011

ESPN says Bryce Harper was kissing a pitcher

Sure, this was just a slip of the tongue, so to speak, but it was a fairly juicy one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:38 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Nationals lead D.C. in bobbleheads

In advance of its first bobblehead giveaway in seven years, D.C. United offered a local bobblehead history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Kastles introduce boat-up parking

D.C. pro tennis stadium is first sports venue in the city, and first tennis venue in the country, to offer boat-up parking.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Tennis

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 06/09/2011

LeBron flops; Michael Jenkins laughs

For reasons I can’t exactly identify, Washington media members remain united in their massive LeBron hostility.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Media

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 06/09/2011

John Feinstein and Scott Van Pelt

Next up in D.C. Sports Media Warz: John Feinstein accuses Scott Van Pelt of talking smack about his brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Terps

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Dylan Bundy would hit Bryce Harper four times

Orioles first-round draft pick would exact fourfold revenge on Nats first-round draft pick for his kiss. So would Bundy’s brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011

The Tweets I’d have fined Gilbert Arenas for

The NBA didn’t specify which of Gilbert’s musings it objects to: Maybe what he says about women?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Colin Cowherd offers absurd defense of Bryce Harper

If you wanted a reason to believe Harper was in the wrong for the home run kiss incident, the fact that Cowherd defends him is pretty good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:37 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Shake Shack set to open at Nationals Park

Shake Shack, the high-end burger joint run by New York restauranteur Danny Meyer, is set to open at Nats Park next week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:16 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Nats draft fueled by We The Pizza

On their most important night of the year, Nats team executives noshed on pies from Spike Mendelsohn.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:16 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 06/08/2011

LaRon Landry seems to be working out

Redskins safety posts shirtless pictures on his Twitter feed that appear to indicate that he could rip the head off a live bear.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 06/07/2011

John Wall shows up for a basketball clinic

Wizards point guard makes a surprise appearance on the Verizon Center practice court, making a bunch of people smile.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:55 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Brion’s Grille adds Paul Hewitt burger

Fairfax pub and George Mason hangout is honoring the Patriots’ new basketball coach with nacho cheese and jalapeños.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Party decks, the wait list and FedEx Field

Now that we finally have the details about what happens next at FedEx Field, we can be snarky or whatever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 06/07/2011

More on Washington and Stanley Cup Finals ratings

Compared to other U.S. NHL television markets, D.C. has thus far been middle-of-the-pack.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, Caps

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Post Sports Live: Bryce Harper’s kiss, the NBA Finals and FexEx Field changes

Dave Sheinin and Mike Jones join Dan Steinberg and host Jonathan Forsythe to discuss the Nationals and Bryce Harper, whether the Mavs are done and the addition of the party decks to FedEx Field.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:00 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 06/07/2011

John Wall is friends with Nats draft pick Alex Meyer

Former basketball No. 1 pick from Kentucky sends congrats to baseball first-round pick from Kentucky.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 06/07/2011

The Nats through 60 games

During their first six seasons in Washington, the Nats averaged 25.8 wins through their first 60 games. This year? They’re at 26. That’s progress.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Rex Grossman still playing it cool

It’s been at least two or three days since we’ve heard from one of the Redskins potential 2011 quarterbacks. That’s two or three days too long.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Bryce Harper’s home run kiss

Nats Wunderkind will make tons of friends if he keeps making smooching motions toward opposing pitchers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:27 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Matt Williams was mad at Wilson Ramos

Diamondbacks third base coach gestured and screamed at Nats catcher after Sunday’s slow trot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Towson adds tiger stripes to basketball court

You’ve probably never seen a home court quite like the one Towson will unveil next fall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:25 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Joe Theismann’s nickname was ‘Captain Bubbly’

If you’re bored by the lockout, you can amuse yourself by reading the list of old Redskins nicknames that nobody remembers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 06/06/2011

How slow was Wilson Ramos’s home run trot?

Nats’ catcher appeared to slow down his typical home run trot by as much as four seconds to make the Diamondbacks angry on Sunday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Donald Brashear earns quick TKO in MMA debut

Former Caps heavy punches guy many times in few seconds before his mixed-martial arts debut is stopped out of pity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Which FedEx Field seats are gone

The Redskins still aren’t saying what’s going on in the upper deck of FedEx Field, but here are the sections involved.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 06/04/2011

More FedEx Field upper deck photos

Fans at Saturday’s Kenny Chesney concert provide the best looks yet at the construction project underway in the stadium’s 400-level.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:04 PM ET, 06/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Bryce Harper walkoff home run radio call

Hagerstown Suns announcer starts screaming about an ‘H-Bomb in H-Town!’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/03/2011

The Caps have some wealthy fans

SportsBusiness Journal reports that hefty ticket prices in the upper deck of Verizon Center were based in part on hefty income for the 400-level folks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/03/2011

Dan Snyder inspires drafting of Congressional legislation

Tennessee Democrat is drafting bipartisan legislation to protect against SLAPPs, writing that Snyder’s lawsuit against City Paper highlights ‘a serious issue.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Here’s another Dan Snyder prank

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Another look at the FedEx Field upper deck project

The Redskins still won’t say what’s happening, so we’ll have to just look at random photos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Dan Snyder, Joe Gibbs and being hands-off

Redskins owner says ‘nobody came to talk to me about football’ during the Gibbs Era. The historical record does not support him.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Kevin Anderson feels badly for Jim Tressel and Gene Smith

Maryland AD says Ohio State leaders are ‘great men’ who run ‘tremendous programs.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 06/02/2011

More Redskins Kenny Chesney fun

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:49 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011

ESPN 980, Tony Kornheiser and the 24-hour podcast delay

Station’s director of programming explains why its podcasts are now available only after a 24-hour delay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Champions League Final beats Stanley Cup Finals in D.C. ratings

International soccer does better on TV than international hockey in the D.C. market, though both get crushed by the NBA.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, NBA, Soccer

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Matt Bradley’s Flick Off shirt

The winger is wearing a Global Warming t-shirt on Caps.com, but it doesn’t say what you think it does.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Austin Freeman lost weight, gained muscle

Former Georgetown star shows off his new body during a workout for the Wizards. He looks different.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Jim Larranaga’s house is for sale

It might not be a starter home, but it’s great if you want to spend seven figures and love bright green carpeting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Something’s happening in the FedEx Field upper deck

The Redskins won’t say what’s up yet, but photos show that a major project is under way.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Gary Williams on Maryland’s new staff

When asked about Mark Turgeon's assistant coaches, former Terps coach defends his recruiting approach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:06 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Philly fan invasion continues on Metro

This is what a Metro train looks like an hour or so before a Nats day game against the Phillies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Here is Brandon Banks’s chest

His stabbing wound left a mark behind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:41 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Kenny Chesney concert is very Redskins

When you keep getting sports press releases about a country music concert, maybe eventually you’ll write something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Gilbert Arenas returns to Twitter

And really, what better time than in the middle of a game in which Brendan Haywood and DeShawn Stevenson are losing to LeBron?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 06/01/2011

Drew Storen campaigns to make the Nats America’s team

Nats closer cites proximity to Taco Bell, Racing Presidents and Collin Balester’s mustache in his pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:06 AM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Maryland launching new word marks for 2011-2012

New football coach Randy Edsall tells CSN Washington that the logo transition is partly ‘about state pride.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Post Sports Live: NBA Finals preview, wild finish at the Indy 500 and Redskins workouts

Tarik El-Bashir joins LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and host Jonathan Forsythe to discuss LeBron vs. Dirk, the rookie mistake in Indianapolis and whether the Redskins workouts are worthwhile.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Phillies fans heckling Jayson Werth

This is what it sounded like in right field of Nats Park during the top of the first inning Monday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Dan Snyder on LaVar Arrington

Redskins owner says former linebacker is ‘somebody that we will always see as a Redskin.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:37 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Portland Timbers fans support United in D.C.

Vibrant new fan base earns points with vibrant old fan base with a banner calling for United to stay in the District.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Tom Boswell might have fought those Phillies fans

The esteemed Post columnist and longtime D.C. sports sympathizer had a few choice thoughts about the latest Philly invasion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:49 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Who’s worse: LeBron or Mark Cuban?

Should your average D.C. basketball fan root against the least likeable player or the least likeable owner?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 05/31/2011

John Beck’s agent denied an interview request

Will the most well-spoken Redskins quarterback in world history now stop speaking? Because that would be a shame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:08 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

 

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