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DC Sports Bog: December, 2011

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Post Sports Live: Best of 2011

The top moments in D.C. sports in 2011, as chronicled on Post Sports Live.

By Washington Post Sports  |  01:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011

Top 11 D.C. sports moments of 2011

When the highlight of the sporting calendar came on Jan. 1, you know it’s been a pretty depressing year.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Hamady Ndiaye in a Mini

This is what it looks like when a 7-foot tall NBA player gets into a very, very small car.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Carlos Rogers, the Pro Bowl, peace and happiness

Former Redskins cornerback is going to his first Pro Bowl; he talks about his reaction to the news.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Andray Blatche’s ‘This is Your Captain’ speech

Before the Wizards season went off the rails, Andray Blatche gave this address to Verizon Center’s fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:50 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011

A 2011 D.C. sports poem

WTOP’s Craig Heist and George Wallace recap yet another horrific year in local sports, but their version rhymes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Alex Len will break you

Terps Eastern European newcomer will take the court soon; his t-shirt game, though, is already excelling.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 12/27/2011

The Wizards’ ‘New Traditions’ t-shirt

The t-shirts inside the Verizon Center on Monday night promised a new era. Then the home team lost to the Nets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:52 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Washington sports, Christmas, 2011

This has been a bad year for Washington sports. End, 2011, end. Now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 12/25/2011

A D.C. sports Christmas

Happy holidays from random D.C. athletes, complete with silly hats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:06 PM ET, 12/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 12/24/2011

The Redskins-Vikings crowd at FedEx Field

For a Christmas Eve game that meant nothing, the crowd wasn’t bad. But it was sparse, no matter the circumstances.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:34 PM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 12/24/2011

Redskins-Vikings best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 33-26 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:45 PM ET, 12/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 12/22/2011

John Carlson thinks he’s smart

The Capitals agree, their young defenseman thinks he’s the smartest player on the team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:02 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Clinton Portis hints at retirement

Second-leading rusher in Redskins history hasn’t yet said he’s done, but he came close this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Redskins practice bubble has a foundation

The season might be coming to a close, but the new practice bubble is just showing signs of life.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Redskins and Audi announce a new tradition

New ad compares buying a luxury car to dressing up like a Hog, or something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Redskins-Vikings ticket offer gets better

One local fan is selling his tickets to Saturday’s game. If the Redskins lose, you’ll make a profit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Vinny Cerrato raps Ice Ice Baby

The most important football personnel man of the last decade in Washington explains so much with this Vanilla Ice performance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Are the Wizards’ new uniforms hard to read?

At least a couple Wizards fans complained that the numbers on the team’s road uniforms don’t show up well on television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Schefter: Redskins could try to trade for top pick in draft

ESPN analyst and Mike Shanahan insider sees a scenario in which Washington might attempt to draft No. 1 overall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Bryce Harper with Brad Paisley

Nats coming phenom is already well-versed in the art of posing for photos with celebrities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Wizards preseason: missed dunks, highlight dunks and airballs

It’s only the preseason, but the 2011 Wizards have certain things in common with the 2010 Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Clinton Portis on love and lust

Former Redskins star talks about when he got addicted to women, and breaks out a Dolla Bill old-school rant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Nick Young and Andray Blatche are the Wizards

If these two guys stay healthy this season, they’ll have outlasted a whole bunch of fairly memorable D.C. basketball stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Sports Bog, D.C. Sports Bog, Wizards

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins, Capitals and college hoops

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Redskins’ season sweep of the Giants, previews the upcoming Vikings game, assesses the first three weeks of the Dale Hunter era for the Capitals and talks Terps and Hoyas.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:21 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Clinton Portis on Tim Tebow

Former Redskins running back and radio lightning rod does tame ESPN radio interviews all day Tuesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:43 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Redskins ticket seller offers money-back guarantee

One eBay seller says he’ll refund the price of his tickets if the Redskins lose to the Vikings on Saturday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Wizards, Caps and Mystics delivering presents

The three Monumental teams got together on Monday to deliver presents around D.C., and it was fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Wizards

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 12/20/2011

D.C. work hoops team gets amazing Bullets jerseys

If you have any soul whatsoever in your body, this story will fill you with pride and jealousy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Tamir Goodman and Sport Strings

Jewish Jordan introduces revolutionary wick-away athletic tzitzis garment, which is a great sentence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:26 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Rex Grossman on Antrel Rolle and the Redskins

Washington quarterback says he won’t be headed to a casino with the Giants’ mouthy cornerback any time soon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Larry Brown visits Maryland basketball practice

Mark Turgeon’s mentor watches the Terps practice at Comcast Center, says Maryland is ‘just a special place.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:04 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Jim Riggleman intends to manage in the big leagues again

Former Nationals skipper says he made the right decision, but not the smart decision, when he stepped away from the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Redskins-Vikings ticket market looks soft

Home finale of the 2011 season, on Christmas Eve, might not be the hottest ticket in town.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 12/19/2011

John Wall already has a 2011 highlight

Wizards point guard may have been terrible in his preseason opener, but he provided at least one magical moment.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 12/19/2011

Dmitri Young explains his weight loss and comeback

Former Nats first baseman tells WTOP that ‘there’s a lot of life to live.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 12/18/2011

Antrel Rolle: Redskins clearly better team than Giants

After saying the Giants would beat the Redskins 95 times out of 100, New York defensive back backs down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:40 PM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. Sports Bog, Redskins

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 12/18/2011

Mike Shanahan: ‘I know we will win’

Asked about the criticism his son has faced this season, the Redskins coach says doubters will one day be swayed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:52 PM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 12/18/2011

Redskins-Giants best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 23-10 win over the New York Giants in the Meadowlands.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:22 PM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Racing presidents at the Nutcracker, again

For the second straight year, the Nats mascots things showed up at the Washington Ballet’s performance of ‘The Nutcracker.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Joe Jacoby is graduating from Louisville

Thirty years after he arrived in D.C., the well-known Hog finally finished his degree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/16/2011

JaVale McGee says local reporter has diaper breath

Which media member so outraged the Wizards’ erudite big man? We may never know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/15/2011

When Richie Petitbon became the Redskins coach

Highlights from that brief era between Joe Gibbs’s first resignation, and the franchise’s decent into two decades of mediocrity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/15/2011

John Riggins ends Redskins show, starts outdoors show

Former Redskins star and longtime Mike Shanahan critic announces his new media project will focus on outdoor life.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Wizards big men taking charges

After years of defensive deficiencies, the Wizards big men show on camera that they can flop real good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 12/15/2011

The Wizards did live-band karaoke Wednesday night

Whether for team-building or out of love of barbecue, the Wiz were spotted at Hill Country in Chinatown doing some singing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Wizards online store suggests Bullets gear is more popular than Wizards gear

If you visit the Wizards’ online store, you’ll see a whole lot of Bullets apparel.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Sam Huff thinks suspensions for Trent Williams and Fred Davis were too severe

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Maryland-Florida International attendance

It was a non-league game against a bad opponent during finals, but still, there was no one in Comcast Center on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Atlantic 11 Week 4: Big MAAC developments

Georgetown and Virginia still lead the ranks of local college basketball programs, and Loyola breaks into the Top 10.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Atlantic 11, College Basketball

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Crowd reacts as Michael Buffer reads Lamont Peterson decision

One of the best moments for D.C. sports this year happened at the Convention Center, and the crowd reacted in kind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fighting Sports

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Referee hits Kimmo Timonen in Caps game

Stephen Walkom tried to help the Caps out with a leaping destruction of the Flyers defenseman on Tuesday, but it didn’t help.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 12/14/2011

Wizards playing soccer

D.C.’s basketballers warm up for an evening practice with a bunch of soccer balls.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 12/14/2011

The new grass at Nationals Park

This is what Nats Park looks like with a new field for the first time since 2008.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Jayson Werth at Caps Flyers game

Current Nat and former Phillie showed up at a Caps-Flyers game, leading to some important questions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Tony Kornheiser’s high school yearbook photo

Of possible interest to longtime D.C. sports fans, here’s a long-ago photo of the former Post columnist.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Alex Ovechkin collides with Alexander Semin in slow motion

Caps two skilled Russian forwards had an awkward on-ice meeting during Tuesday night’s blowout loss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Joe Theismann rips Hall, Williams, Davis

Usually sunny Redskins analyst lets a trio of current players have it during a radio interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:50 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 12/13/2011

George Allen wants the Redskins to draft a quarterback

Virginia politician and brother of Washington’s general manager says the Skins need a new signal-caller.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:49 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins-Giants, Rex Grossman and Tim Tebow

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Redskins’ loss to New England, preview their upcoming game at New York and weigh-in on Tebowmania.

By Washington Post editors  |  03:48 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 12/13/2011

FedEx Field ‘Candyman’ throws candy at fans

Apparently well-known fan celebrates Washington touchdowns with a barrage of chocolate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 12/13/2011

Nationals minor leaguer proposes to cheerleader girlfriend while dressed as Santa

Hagerstown Suns right-hander makes the local news with his halftime bit in Tennessee.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 12/13/2011

D.J. Adams and his blond hair

Former Maryland running back’s father told the Baltimore Sun his son’s hair color was an issue. Here’s a photo.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Terps

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Redskins nesting dolls in Moscow

Travel to the Izmailovsky Market, and you could buy a Santana Moss nesting doll, which is weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Dan Snyder is a Mitt Romney donor

Redskins owner and his wife have maxed out to Romney’s campaign, while Ted Leonsis has given to the Obama re-election effort.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 12/12/2011

Brooks Laich says Bruce Boudreau might be a hero one day

Caps forward says that in 10 years, Washington will have a new appreciation for its former hockey coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

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

DeAngelo Hall watches two teammates not tackle Rob Gronkowski

The Redskins cornerback didn’t have one of his better moments during Gronkowski’s 49-yard catch-and-run.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:46 PM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The Wizards, the Caps and the hard hat

Three years after the Caps turned a hard hat into a D.C. tradition, the Wizards are attempting to give it a go.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011

The Brooks Laich plush doll: To be or not to be?

Bleacher Creatures is considering making a stuffed version of the Caps forward, which is odd.

By Ben Sumner  |  10:38 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 12/12/2011

FedEx Field monitors were showing figure skating and the Weather Channel

At a time when you might expect a football stadium’s monitors to be showing football, they were not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:25 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 06:40 PM ET, 12/11/2011

Jabar Gaffney and the Landover Leap

Redskins receiver scores touchdown, jumps into the lap of a Patriots fan. Fitting, really.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:40 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 12/11/2011

Ochocinco at Public Bar for Barcelona-Madrid

Before being nearly invisible at FedEx Field, the Patriots receiver was noticed at a D.C. bar, watching soccer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:56 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NFL

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 12/11/2011

Redskins-Patriots best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 34-27 loss to the New England Patriots at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 12/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Mike Florio on Peyton Manning and Kyle Shanahan

Pro Football Talk chief talks to Dan Patrick about whether the Colts QB could co-exist with the Skins’ offensive coordinator.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Man leaves prison after 28 years in Darrell Green jersey

Barry beach, jailed for a crime he says he didn’t commit, finally emerged a free man this week, in a Redskins No. 28.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Fred Davis jerseys go on sale

Redskins’ online store groups Davis jerseys with such stalwarts as Chris Horton and Donovan McNabb.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Wizards introduce dynamic pricing, waive convenience fees for a week

Ted Leonsis’s NBA franchise will follow his NHL franchise’s lead by pricing single-game tickets based on demand.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:20 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Adam Schefter and Vinny Cerrato discuss Peyton Manning to Washington

The Mike Shanahan expert and the Redskins’ former GM both say D.C. could be a possibility for Peyton Manning.

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

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 12/08/2011

The Military Bowl and Baltimore

D.C.’s college bowl game, held at D.C.’s RFK Stadium, sure has a lot of Baltimore-related marketing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Chris Mortensen: Redskins an ‘obvious’ possibility for Peyton Manning

There are still lots of caveats involved, but the veteran ESPN reporter says Washington would be a ‘clear-cut’ option for Manning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Jim Bowden told Mike Rizzo about Mark Buehrle

The Nats GM was on the radio with the Nats’ former GM when news broke about the team’s top free agent target.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Gary Williams at George Washington-Loyola game

Former Maryland coach watches two of his former assistants battle it out at the Smith Center.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Michael Lombardi: Redskins a ‘great landing spot’ for Peyton Manning

NFL Network analyst names the Redskins when asked for a possible trade destination for Peyton Manning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Stan Kasten says teams should spend on payroll when they open a new ballpark

Former Nats executive tells MLB Network the Marlins are right for spiking their payroll, which has to irk Nats fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 12/07/2011

George Mason’s new black uniforms

The Patriots wore their alternate third uniforms during Tuesday’s blowout loss to Virginia. At least the uniforms looked good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 12/07/2011

How the Washington Post covered the Pearl Harbor Redskins game

Seventy years ago, The Post published a straightforward game story, and an amazing Shirley Povich column.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/07/2011

The Wizards’ new court at Verizon Center

Team’s Web site publishes a gallery of the beautiful new game court, in beautiful new colors.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

A Redskins fan gives up his tickets

After having seats in the family for more than 70 years, one Redskins fan marks the end of an era.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Atlantic 11 Week 3: Metro Opens Doors

Georgetown and Virginia top the weekly rankings of area Division I men’s basketball teams.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Atlantic 11, College Basketball

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

Dave Razzano on Mike Shanahan

Longtime NFL scout says the Redskins’ coach is ‘not very good at all’ as a personnel man.

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

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Maryland and American wrestle for a championship belt

Two local wrestling powerhouses now award a “Battle of the Beltway” belt to the victor, which is awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Two sports events Tuesday night in Maryland

Catch a panel discussion on college athletics in College Park, and a pair of sports movies in Silver Spring.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Post Sports Live: Redskins suspensions, the Wizards and NHL realignment

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the pending suspensions to Redskins’ Fred Davis and Trent Williams, previews the upcoming season for the Wizards and talks NHL realignment.

By Washington Post editors  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 12/06/2011

This month in random Curly W sightings

See the Nats hat in a jazz band, on a football field and on a security camera.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Vincent Gray: D.C. very interested in the Redskins

Washington mayor goes to Redskins Park, where he tells Larry Michael that the District wants the Redskins back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Darrelle Revis on Rex Grossman

Jets cornerback sums up Redskins quarterback like this: ‘He turns it over a lot.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Redskins Radio Network: Three calls from the Jets game

Here is the Redskins radio crew, talking about Roy Helu, the Wildcat and Kevin Barnes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 12/05/2011

George Washington on the Metro

Amazing photos of the Colonials taking public transportation from Foggy Bottom to the Verizon Center.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Sunday’s Redskins attendance at FedEx Field

The Jets game attracted the smallest audience of the season, but it wasn’t close to being the smallest crowd in the stadium’s history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 12/05/2011

Remember when the Redskins had character?

Reported four-game drug-related suspensions for Trent Williams and Fred Davis has some folks remembering a simpler time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011

John Riggins, back on air, finding the positives

Riggo’s media hiatus apparently does not cover his post-game comments on WTOP, which were surprisingly sunny.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:30 PM ET, 12/04/2011

Rex Ryan: Jets offensive line pounded the Redskins

New York coach gives his team Monday off because they didn’t allow a sack against the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 12/04/2011

Jurgensen predicts Rex Grossman will be back

Veteran Redskins analyst thinks the team will bring back quarterback as a mentor and possible backup in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:51 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 12/04/2011

Redskins-Jets best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 34-19 loss to the New York Jets at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:06 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Georgetown’s game winner, in Alabama

This is what it looked like when Hollis Thompson sank the Crimson Tide in the final two seconds Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Rex Grossman is still confident

Redskins quarterback tells ESPN Radio that there’s still a 3-5 percent chance of the team getting on a run

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:46 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 12/02/2011

John Riggins updates his status

After disappearing from local airwaves for three weeks, Redskins great says he’s in the great outdoors.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Leonsis: ‘Dale has his hands full’

Caps owner tells Comcast SportsNet that ‘I have to have culpability’ in the Caps’ shoddy start.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Army-Navy logo is all about Washington, D.C.

The game itself will be played in Maryland, but the t-shirts will bear the District’s name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, College Football

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Gary Williams on the Big Ten Network

Longtime Maryland coach makes his debut talking Big Ten hoops in a studio.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Media, Terps

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Santana Moss on Rex Grossman

Redskins veteran receiver leaves no doubt who the team’s best quarterback is.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 12/01/2011

The Welcome Back Dale Hunter video

Here’s the video the Caps game entertainment folks ran during Dale Hunter’s first game as Caps coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Michael Morse: ‘The Nationals are coming’

Nats outfielder, first baseman, strange stretcher and general free spirit says the team could ‘absolutely’ win the NL East next season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Blake DeChristopher’s beard

Virginia Tech offensive lineman might have a top 10 beard in college football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football

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

Pittsburgh sports talk radio host on ‘Barbecue Bruce’

Stan Savran of ESPN 970 in Pittsburgh wonders if Boudreau should be in the ‘Jagoff Hall of Fame.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Tony Kornheiser on Bruce Boudreau’s firing

Former writer person and current radio and television talking person says Ovechkin got his coach fired.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Jack Kent Cooke kicked John Wooden out of his house

Former Redskins owner once told the Wizard of Westwood to ‘get the hell out’ of his house.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Washington’s bizarre sports license plate legislation

D.C. Council considering legislation that would allow you to honor the Redskins, Caps, Bayhawks and Divas, among others, on your license plates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Boudreau: Caps will eventually make it to Stanley Cup Finals

Ex coach tells 106.7 The Fan that ‘we give up on people too quickly sometimes,’ and that pundits shouldn’t give up on the Caps.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 11/30/2011

When DeAngelo Hall sat down against the Seahawks

During his NFC defensive player of the week-winning trip to Seattle, the Redskins cornerback also took a seat late in the first half.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Olaf Kolzig on Bruce Boudreau and the Caps

Team’s associate goaltending coach says players ‘were waiting for the other shoe to drop’ for the past week or so.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Canadian MP salutes Dale Hunter

Ed Holder, from the House of Commons, says Hunter is ‘just one more example of a great Canadian export to help the United States.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2011

JaVale McGee dunks in a suit for GQ

Always fashionable Wizards big man says something about plaids and demoralizing the opponent.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Mike Shanahan on Bruce Boudreau’s firing

Current Redskins coach says former Caps coach ‘won’t be out of work for long.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins

 

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