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Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Caps coaching t-shirts

Already this week, I’ve seen two t-shirts honoring the Caps new coach, and one paying tribute to the old one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:12 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Alan May takes on Mike Milbury

Caps analyst says he and Dale Hunter could take out Milbury and his studio mates in a fight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Post Sports Live: The Capitals coaching change and the end of the Redskins losing streak

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Capitals hiring of Dale Hunter as head coach and preview the the Redskins’ upcoming game against the New York Jets.

By Washington Post editors  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Dale Hunter’s practical jokes

The Caps new coach has a long and Vaseline-filled history of goofing on teammates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 11/29/2011

George Washington invites fans to ride Metro with the basketball team

If the Colonials will be taking Metro to the BB&T Classic, their fans might as well join them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:42 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Mike Milbury says the bad guys won

Longtime Caps nemesis and hockey analyst puts the blame for Bruce Boudreau’s downfall on Alex Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:28 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Caps music video: ‘More Than a Team’

Does Dale Hunter’s hiring have you nostalgic for the Caps of yore? Please watch this video. Now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 11/29/2011

A Redskins collectible fried chicken bucket

For a limited time, show your support for the burgundy and gold with a bucket filled with dead, fried chickens.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Old school Dale Hunter giveaway signs

If you really want to prove you’re a long-time Caps fan, see if you remember these classic Dale Hunter giveaways.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 11/29/2011

A Washington Post Live update

Comcast SportsNet’s 30-minute daily talk show will no longer bear this paper’s name in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Are the Redskins in the playoff race?

Don’t laugh. Well, fine, laugh. But just a little. Ok, fine, have a belly laugh, what do I care?

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Fred Davis on doubters and the Seahawks

Redskins tight end says Seattle thought they were Super Bowl champions, even though their record is nearly as bad as Washington’s.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Virginia Tech t-shirt on Thomas Jefferson statue

Local TV news has the shocking but true story of a Hokies shirt defacing a Jefferson statue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Danny Rouhier’s sports-talk radio career

Here’s how one guy went from college baseball player to professional mover to stand-up comic to sports-radio host.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Randy Edsall and Gossett State Pen

When your players are referring to their team house as a penitentiary, that’s probably not a good sign.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Dale Hunter and the biggest goal in Caps history

Caps new coach is still remembered for one of the most memorable goals in the history of the franchise.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Bruce Boudreau fired: 10 moments to remember

During his four years, the coach became one of the most successful leaders in D.C. pro sports history, and also created dozens of memorable moments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Bruce Boudreau’s departure continues coaching graveyard

Flip Saunders is now the senior member of Washington’s pro coaching fraternity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 11/27/2011

Redskins-Seahawks best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 23-17 win over the Seahawks in Seattle.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:12 PM ET, 11/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Shawn Springs says Redskins should get Kyle Orton

Former cornerback says Washington should put in a claim for the released Denver quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Bruce Boudreau on Dan Bylsma in 24/7

Caps coach suggests that the image of the Penguins coach was somewhat godded up by HBO.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 11/22/2011

About the Nats’ ‘Yankees Pack’

It might sound odd, but a top team official says the five-game ticket package should actually put more Nats fans in the stands when the Bronx Bombers arrive.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Maryland football players having tough day on Twitter

Around the same time one of their teammates was suspended for his final game, a number of Terps seemed sort of grumpy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, College Football

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Florida Atlantic fans rush the court after beating George Mason

This has to be one of the worst reasons for rushing the court in the history of court-rushing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason, College Basketball

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Atlantic 11 Week 2: Brawl Georgetown Brawl the Time

The Hoyas remain atop the local college basketball poll, which was taken prior to their Kansas loss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Jake Plummer implies Mike Shanahan put him in a box

A pair of recent interviews suggests that that Plummer really didn’t love playing for Shanahan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:06 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Chris Cooley thinks Albert Haynesworth hates football

Redskins tight end says his former teammate ‘does not like football, by what I’ve seen over the last three years.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011

D.C. sports trivia quiz: Prove how much you know about Washington’s pro teams

Take this quiz — which came from the minds of Post readers — to prove just how much you know about D.C. professional sports trivia.

By Washington Post editors  |  09:00 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 11/21/2011

The Redskins Radio Network calls overtime against Dallas

Call it folksy or whatever you want, but the Redskins Radio Network trio does keep things interesting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Jake Plummer on Mike Shanahan

Former Broncos quarterback says his one-time coach ‘isn’t the special coach he thought he was.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Marion Barry says Redskins will rise like Jesus

Maybe Dexter Manley isn’t the all-time most quotable D.C. figure when it comes to the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Protester wears Redskins jacket in Morocco

One of the anti-government protesters in Casablanca showed up in a sweet leather varsity Skins jacket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:14 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Jabar Gaffney tells Cowboys fan to kill himself

In yet another example of why Redskins players should stay off Twitter on Sunday nights, here’s Gaffney’s post-Cowboys rant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Redskins-Cowboys: Gaffney says Skins ‘gave it away’

Washington wide receiver says the home team ‘definitely should have won that game.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:34 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Fred Davis thinks his knee was down

In one of several close replay challenges, refs ruled that the Redskins’ tight end fumbled. He didn’t agree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:09 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 11/20/2011

Redskins-Cowboys best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 27-24 overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:14 PM ET, 11/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 11/18/2011

David Elfin, Art Monk and an illustrated history of the Redskins

‘Escape another sad Redskins season by reliving glory days,’ says author of new Redskins book.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Chris Cooley hurt by Mike Shanahan at fantasy football

Been beating your head against the wall trying to figure out who the Redskins will start at running back? Chris Cooley, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:35 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 11/18/2011

The Redskins and bad offense: a history

The Redskins have scored 20 points in three games. That’s bad. In fact, it’s virtually unprecedented in recent team history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Carlos Rogers, Phillip Daniels and contact lenses

Former Redskins defensive lineman again reports that former Redskins cornerback received a game- changing offseason eye exam.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:16 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Kid Rock’s personalized Caps jersey

Rock dude hangs out with Mike Green, raises money for charity, and receives a Caps jersey during his stop in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Guinness world record features Curly W logo

Man sets world record for wearing the most t-shirts at one time, two of which have Nats connotations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Mike Florio and Michael Wilbon on Mike Shanahan’s future

Because this is about the most boring Redskins season of all time, national pundits are already speculating about the future.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Claire Danes mocks the Wizards in ‘Homeland’

The star character of a new Showtime series set in Washington loves the Redskins, but hates the Wizards’ name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:35 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Washington City Paper selling cranky fan clothing

After getting national publicity for its cover story about the Redskins’ owner, alternative weekly rolls out a line of apparel.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Nick Young and JaVale McGee eat spoonfuls of cinnamon

This week in ‘How NBA players stay busy during a lockout,’ let me present Wizards players eating spices.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Atlantic 11 Week 1: A Fight to the Finish

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011

LaRon Landry on the haters, lames and wackos

Redskins safety is either frustrated by the criticism from the outside world, or speaking in a foreign language.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Redskins offer free premium tickets to remaining 2011 games

Buy premium seats for the 2012 campaign, get free seats to the four remaining 2011 home games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:28 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Will Brett Haber be replaced at WUSA

Several months after the longtime sports anchor stepped down, his former station still hasn’t hired a replacement.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Fred Smoot speaking more Redskins truths

Former Washington cornerback, now out of the league, has zeroed in on the franchise’s decade-plus of problems.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Armen Keteyian defends Mike McQueary interview

CBS reporter, under fire for overhyping his brief conversation with the Penn State coach, says this wasn’t the time to be aggressive.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Clinton Portis strips at charity auction

Former Redskins star comes back to D.C. and gets half naked to raise money for kids.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Brandon Banks still wants to play offense

Redskins special teams returner doesn’t have a role on offense, but he’d like one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Post Sports Live: Another Redskins loss, Jerry Sandusky’s interview and the NBA lockout

The Post Sports Live crew assesses the Redskins’ most recent loss, discusses the Sandusky interview with Bob Costas and talks about the likelihood of losing the entire NBA season.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:00 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/15/2011

Adam Schefter does not report Redskins interested in Peyton Manning

In a quick and fun game of Internet telephone, a reporter not reporting anything led to reports of a report.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 11/15/2011

New Orioles uniforms, old Orioles bird logo

The 20th anniversary season at Camden Yards also marks the return of the cartoon bird on hats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Tim Tebow already luring the Redskins defense to sleep

The Broncos quarterback is such a phenom, NFL.com has him beating the Redskins on a week they don’t even play.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:09 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Wizards players react to latest lockout news on Twitter

From humor to frustration to travel plans, the Wizards were an active online bunch on Monday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 11/15/2011

The Redskins season, in two images

From week one optimism to week 10 despair. Pretty typical, in other words.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Andre Carter, Carlos Rogers rub it in

Redskins loss not bad enough? Well, former Redskins are starring all over the league.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Mike Shanahan knew Rex Grossman was starting on Friday

Redskins Radio Network analyst Sonny Jurgensen says Shanahan told him about the switch two days before the game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:44 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Fred Smoot and Shawn Springs on Redskins-Dolphins

Former Redskins cornerbacks criticize the team’s personnel during Comcast SportsNet’s postgame show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:38 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 11/13/2011

Redskins-Dolphins best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 20-9 loss to the Dolphins in Miami.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:39 PM ET, 11/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Nats fans plan vigil for Wilson Ramos at Nats Park

Organizing on the Internet, Nationals fans are planning a Friday evening vigil outside the ballpark.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Randy Edsall’s tweets about Maryland practice

The Terps have stumbled to a 2-7 mark this season, which must feel odd to any followers of Randy Edsall’s relentlessly positive Twitter feed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Michael Jenkins impersonates Ivan Carter

Yeah, this is inside D.C. media baseball, but it’s also awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011

John Thompson III was warned about getting arrested in China

Georgetown coach says after well-publicized hoops fight, government officials told him he’d better get his statement right.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 11/10/2011

A Dolphins beat writer remembers John Beck

Want to feel better about the Redskins starting quarterback? Don’t read the Miami Herald this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/10/2011

In search of D.C. sports trivia questions and answers

The Post is looking for your best D.C. sports trivia questions to use in the final challenge of the D.C. sports fan contest.

By Washington Post Editors  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Jerry Sandusky, Maryland and Virginia

Former Penn State assistant, at the center of a horrific scandal, was once considered for Terps and Cavs jobs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:46 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Evan Royster on Penn State and Joe Paterno

The Redskins rookie running back, who played for Paterno, reacts to the scandal on Twitter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011

The Redskins’s guide to football for women

Do you have roughly as much football knowledge as an empty salt shaker? Well, this handy guide should help!

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/09/2011

John Beck and being winless

In his nine career NFL games, John Beck has still never been a part of a win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Charlie Casserly calls Bruce Allen executive of the year

Former Redskins GM says the Albert Haynesworth trade should win awards for current Redskins GM.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Danny Wuerffel in a suit of armor

Former Redskins quarterback now does ads for insurance companies while wearing a suit of armor. In case you were wondering.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:25 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Wale on Jimmy Kimmel with Nats hats

If D.C. rap star Wale is on a national television show, it’s a guarantee a D.C. sports logo will appear somewhere on stage.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Nationals offering Yankees ticket package

A few years after actively courting Phillies fans, the Nats have named one of their holiday offers the ‘Yankees Pack.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Capitals opening video riffs on Dallas theme

Just about the only good thing that happened at Tuesday night’s Caps game came on the big screen before the puck was dropped.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Steve Buckhantz, Phil Chenier and American basketball

With their Wizards job on indefinite hold, the longtime Comcast SportsNet duo will call four AU Eagles games this winter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:46 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Doc Walker on John Beck

Unimpressed with John Beck’s first three starts for the Redskins? You’re not alone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins woes and Paterno’s legacy

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Redskins’ latest woeful performance against the 49ers and wonder what will come of Penn State and Joe Paterno’s legacy following the arrest of former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on charges of child abuse.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:55 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Redskins and Ravens used to fight over strippers

Bart Scott says young football players in Baltimore and D.C. had disagreements over exotic dancers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Nationals renovating field at Nats Park

For the first time since the stadium opened in 2008, the Nats are replacing their Kentucky Blue grass with a fresh surface.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Redskins no longer favored to win NFC East

Four-game losing streak has sent Redskins’ division title odds from 2-1 to 50-1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 11/08/2011

The 49ers practiced at the Marine Barracks

The day before beating the Redskins, the 49ers were apparently hanging out on Capitol Hill.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:36 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NFL

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Mike Shanahan, the Redskins and rebuilding

Are the Redskins rebuilding? Does it matter? The coach and the press corps have it out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:12 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Young Maryland fan heckles Randy Edsall

Terps football coach didn’t make it through one season before a young fan taunted him with a critical sign.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, College Football

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Brian Westbrook, Redskins quarterback?

Former Eagles star running back goes to FedEx Field, then wonders whether he should tryout to be the Skins’ signal caller.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:52 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 11/07/2011

A Redskin fan in a Sav Rocca jersey

With a shortage of football heroes, one brave fan turns to the Australian punter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Nick Young announces Jordans boycott

Wizards guard, a long-time fan of Michael Jordan shoes, says he’s done due to labor conflict.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/07/2011

DeAngelo Hall on the Redskins’ defense

Talkative cornerback tells 106.7 The Fan that

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 11/07/2011

John Riggins lays into Mike Shanahan, again

‘You’ve got to know in your gut, each game is wasted with Mike Shanahan as the head coach,’ Redskins legend says.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Mike Shanahan: Caption this

How’d you like to have this show up on your front stoop on a sunny fall morning?

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:38 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:27 PM ET, 11/06/2011

DeAngelo Hall on the Redskins offense

During an extended explanation of how the team isn’t divided, Redskins cornerback compares the offense to your 8-year old brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Why John Beck didn’t go deep

Redskins quarterback, asked about his excessive short passing, says he might have needed more patience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 11/06/2011

Redskins-49ers best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 19-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:34 PM ET, 11/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Boudreau says he never benched Ovechkin

Bruce Boudreau has a different take on Tuesday’s move and expresses surprise at media reaction.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Theismann on Beck and Grossman

Former Redskins quarterback says if John Beck struggles another week, Mike Shanahan is ‘almost obligated to go back to Rex.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:56 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Redskins and Caps walk the fashion runway

Brian Orakpo, Jeff Schultz, Karl Alzner, DeAngelo Hall, Jeff Schultz and Troy Brouwer were among those going high-fashion for charity this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Caps

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Jack Abramoff, Dan Snyder and the Redskins

Former superlobbyist writes in his book that he attempted to get the Redskins’ owner to change the team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:10 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/03/2011

John Beck, condoms and the Redskins sack record

In at least one way, John Beck can now be compared to Joe Theismann and Sonny Jurgensen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Kevin Plank stands by Randy Edsall

Under Armour CEO and Maryland booster says he’d stand in Edsall’s foxhole ‘any day of the week.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:13 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, College Football

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Mike Wise sings Kyle Shanahan parody

Set to the tune of ‘Stayin’ Alive,' now presenting the Mike Wise Show Trio, with a special rendition of ‘7-9.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Redskins television ratings are middle-of-the-pack

For three weeks in a row, the Redskins have gotten television ratings in the middle of the NFL pack.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Jason Cole: Redskins should fire Mike Shanahan

Yahoo! columnist says the Redskins coach has ‘got to go’ for the team to rebuild.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 11/02/2011

George Washington’s basketball hype video

With college basketball season on the horizon, the Colonials would like you to raise high the buff & blue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Behold the Redskins’s practice bubble

This is the Redskins’ practice bubble, the day after it was originally hoped to be completed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Carlos Rogers talks Redskins and 49ers

Former Washington cornerback says he’s having fun again now that he’s left the Redskins organization.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:48 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 11/02/2011

The greatest sports figure in D.C. history

Washington sports fans surveyed by The Post choose Joe Gibbs, followed closely by John Riggins. Who would you name?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Bobby Mitchell and the Shirley Povich Symposium

Redskins Hall of Famer will be among the special guests at Wednesday’s University of Maryland event.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Terps

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Mickey Rourke says Rex Grossman is his favorite quarterback

Actor says Grossman ‘can be terribly unpredictable, but that’s why I like him.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Cooley preaches patience

Injured Redskins tight end offers a rare dose of calm reason to a fanbase that would like everyone to be fired and possibly flogged.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:19 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Nick Young’s Halloween costume

Of course this is how the Wizards guard dressed up this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:48 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Rob Dibble: Time with Nats was worst two years of his life

Former MASN analyst says the criticism he faced in Washington was ‘pathetic.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:35 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins, Terps flop

The Washington Post's Jason Reid, LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg and Jonathan Forsythe sift through the wreckage of the Redskins' 23-0 loss to the Bills and wonder what is going on in College Park following Maryland's home loss to lowly Boston College.

By Washington Post editors  |  02:49 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Shanahan ‘very much’ satisfied with playcalling

Redskins coach says that players know where mistakes are being made.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Cal Ripken with SGT Stripes

Military Bowl googly-eyed imaginary football mascot is traveling with the Orioles legend to Japan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, EagleBank Bowl

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Nike ad imagines Barry Farm

New ‘’Basketball Never Stops’ piece has a chain-link-fenced basketball court that might look familiar to D.C. sports fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 11/01/2011

The Redskins and blocked field goals

Since the start of the 2008 season, the Redskins are tied for the NFL lead with five blocked field goals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:57 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Kevin Anderson’s letter to Maryland fans

Terps AD pens a message to his school’s supporters, saying during difficult times ‘we need your support and attendance the most.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:57 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011

DeAngelo Hall’s selling anti-Cowboys wristbands

‘Hail Yea I Hate Dallas’ silicone bands will go on sale on Hall’s Web site on Tuesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Brian Orakpo’s Scrabble Geico ad

Redskins linebacker tells the Caveman that Orakpo is ‘another word for sack.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Maryland’s stadium was empty for Boston College

You won’t often see a BCS-conference football stadium looking like this in late October.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Redskins-Bills: The offensive numbers

Comcast SportsNet’s Redskins Postgame Live gathers up all the numbers you might want to see, but probably don’t.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:29 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

 

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