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Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Nationals respond to Senator Bob Casey

Team’s COO writes to Pennsylvania senator that he wants to ‘create a long-term and competitive rivalry with the Phillies.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Casey, Andy Feffer

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Andray Blatche wears Uggs to the DMV

In news that probably surprises no one, a D.C. sports fan saw the Wizards captain person dressed like this while waiting in line.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:38 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Nick Young

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Post Sports Live: Caps stand pat, RGIII, Zimmerman’s contract, the Hoyas and Daytona drama

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the road ahead for the Capitals, Zimmerman’s lucrative deal for the Nationals, the draft value of Robert Griffin III and the Georgetown Hoyas’ tournament prospects.

By Post Sports editors  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Rangers ask fans to Unleash the Fury

Yet another NHL Eastern Conference team is now using Tom Green to fire up fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Tom Green, Unleash the Fury

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Mike Sweetney is quite large

Former Oxon Hill and Georgetown star is now playing professionally in Puerto Rico, at a large weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Michael Sweetney

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Davey Johnson: Nats can fire me if we miss playoffs

Veteran skipper takes the playoff hype to a new level in an interview with Comcast SportsNet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Kelli Johnson, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Georgetown celebrates senior night with candy bars

The last home game for Henry Sims and Jason Clark meant lots of chocolate for students.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, College Basketball | Tags:  Jason Clark, Henry Sims

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Stephen Strasburg with Bryce Harper

Two No. 1 overall draft picks and future D.C. stars are happy together in Viera.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:01 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, Jordan Zimmermann, Gio Gonzalez, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 02/28/2012

George Mason AD apologizes to VCU for senior night incident

Tom O’Connor says in a press release that his team’s behavior ‘was discourteous and showed a lack of respect.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason | Tags:  Tom O'Connor, Bradford Burgess

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Donovan McNabb on Peyton Manning to the Redskins

Former veteran Skins quarterback says another veteran quarterback will not choose Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Mike Shanahan, Kyle Shanahan, Donovan McNabb, John Thompson

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Maryland hosts Shirley Povich event

Tuesday night panel will include Kornheiser, Aldridge, Graham, Bradlee, Denlinger, Leavy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Shirley Povich, Tony Kornheiser, Don Graham, Ben Bradlee, Jane Leavy, David Aldridge, Ken Denlinger, George Solomon

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Marion Barry says a Redskins return to D.C. is ‘fantasy land’

WTOP’s Mark Segraves, meanwhile, says D.C. officials feel they’re ‘closer than they’ve ever been’ to getting a piece of the Skins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, D.C. United, Nats | Tags:  Vincent Gray, Marion Barry, Mark Segraves, Daniel Snyder

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012

John Thompson on Lefty Driesell

Despite years of perceived animosity, former Georgetown coach says he learned much from his former rival.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Kevin Anderson, Lefty Driesell

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Adam Carriker pays tribute to LaRon Landry’s size

With the tight-shirted Landry picture taking over the Internet last week, his defensive teammate wanted in on the act.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Adam Carriker, LaRon Landry

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Potomac Nationals plan Titanic promotion

Nats’ Carolina League affiliate will also have a Presidential-themed bobblehead night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:49 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Minor League Baseball

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Wizards have NBA’s second-lowest ratings

Halfway through this awkward season, the Wiz also have the fourth-smallest total audience of the NBA’s U.S. franchises.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wicked Pixels

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Jim Vance on Jeremy Lin and the ‘Redskins’

Veteran NBC Washington anchor wants to be able to have a civil discussion on possibly changing the Redskins’ name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jim Vance, Jeremy Lin

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 02/25/2012

Virginia legislator uses Redskins to seduce wife

Del. Dave Albo was shot down by his wife this week, but his go-to move apparently involved Larry Michael.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dave Albo, Larry Michael

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/25/2012

John Wall’s ‘I Love DC’ t-shirts

Wizards star frequently says how much he likes the District, and he has two t-shirts to prove it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Nick Young’s missed 360-degree reverse layup

While the national bloggers focused on the JaVale McGee goaltend, here’s the play that really had Randy Wittman steamed on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Bryce Harper in a Redskins t-shirt

Noted Cowboys fan and D.C. sports troll gives in to the fans and sports burgundy and gold.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:32 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dan Hellie, Dave Feldman

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Kevin Payne: Only Ray Lewis can compare with De Rosario in local market

D.C. United president again argues that his team’s star is the most accomplished athlete in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United | Tags:  Kevin Payne, Alex Ovechkin, Dwayne De Rosario, Ray Lewis

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 02/24/2012

LaRon Landry responds to critics, says he weighs 223

After photos of the Redskins safety ran wild on the Internet, Landry says he’s ‘hater proof.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry, Chad Ochocinco

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Stefon Diggs on Jeremy Lin

Terps top football recruit would like you to get off Jeremy Lin’s ‘egg roll and dumplings.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, NBA | Tags:  Stefon Diggs, Jeremy Lin

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Wall Street Journal says Nats had fourth best offseason

Also, Vegas sports books say bettors were quick to bet the ‘over’ on the Nats’ season win total.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jon Heyman, Las Vegas Hilton

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 02/23/2012

PTI on Peyton Manning to the Redskins

Kornheiser says Manning would be great for Washington; Wilbon calls the Skins a ‘dysfunctional joke.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:46 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Kevin Anderson further explains his Georgetown strategy

Maryland AD says he’s ‘open to listening’ for a reason why a Terps-Hoyas game would be bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson, Mike Wise, Andy Katz

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012

UDC’s Nigel Munson with a monster dunk

The Firebirds men’s and women’s teams are both ranked in the top 25. Also, Nigel Munson dunking.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  Nigel Munson

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s goaltending

Wizards coach says his eccentric big man actually erred in his pick-and-roll defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  javale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/23/2012

LaRon Landry is looking quite large

Oft-injured Redskins safety is currently about the size of a pickup truck. A big pickup truck.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Peyton Manning on A1 of the Washington Times

If you want to know what the D.C. sports media landscape is like, this is what the D.C. sports media landscape is like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:10 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Rex Grossman, John Beck

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Maryland baseball team debuts gold uniforms

In this month of rough Terps news, here are some bright shiny new yellow uniforms to admire.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

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

MLB Network analyst picks Nats as World Series longshot

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

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

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012

JaVale McGee goaltends a shot into the stands

The latest bit of miraculous McGee footage looks way more like volleyball than basketball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale Mcgee

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Lorenzo Alexander doesn’t want Peyton Manning in Washington

Respected veteran says he’d prefer to see the Redskins go young at quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander, Mike Shanahan, Peyton Manning, Torry Holt, Clinton Portis

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 02/22/2012

GW law professor compares ‘Redskins’ to ‘chink in the armor’

Public policy law professor John Banzhaf tells WTOP that more people would find ‘Redskins’ offensive than the Jeremy Lin-related ESPN mobile headline.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:29 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jeremy Lin

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Gary Williams on the Georgetown-Maryland rivalry news

While John Thompson Jr. went after Kevin Anderson, the former Terps coach just says he’d like to see the two schools play.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Gary Williams

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

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

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

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

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Clinton Portis confirms he’s still alive after Twitter rumors

Former Redskins star calls into D.C. radio station, says the rumor of his death ‘scared the mess out of me.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:25 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Clinton Portis, Holden Kushner

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Seton Hall beats Georgetown, students can’t storm court

After knocking off a top-10 Hoyas team, Seton Hall students are forcibly prevented from rushing onto the floor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Small student crowd at Maryland-Miami game

The once-packed student wall at Comcast Center was deserted throughout Tuesday night’s game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Comcast Center

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 02/22/2012

A Wakefield Washington-Lee halfcourt game winner

Junior Winston Duncan hit an absurd half-court prayer to give Washington-Lee an absurd win last week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:49 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High Schools

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Edwin Jackson has a nice car

New Nationals starter shows up in Viera with a customized Aston Martin Rapide.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:10 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Charles Barkley: Wizards ‘struggling like black folks in the ‘60s’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Wolf Blitzer and Ernie Grunfeld at the Wizards game

CNN anchor and Wizards mega-fan goes to Arizona for a GOP debate, hangs with the Wizards’ GM.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Jewish Jordan Tamir Goodman on Jeremy Lin

Once the focus of an ethnic-fueled basketball mania of his own, Goodman says he’s ‘just so proud’ of Jeremy Lin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA | Tags:  Tamir Goodman, Jeremy Lin

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Post Sports Live: Spring Training, the NFL combine, Hoyas-Terps feud, Linsanity and Jason Cambell’s non-wedding

The Post Sports Live crew discusses heightened expectations for the Nationals, Redskins priorities at the NFL combine and what lies ahead for Jeremy Lin and the Knicks.

By Post Sports editors  |  02:25 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012

JaVale McGee dunks a cookie in an 11-foot high bowl of milk

If you wanted to test JaVale McGee’s hops in a thoroughly bizarre way, here you go.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Sport Science

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Reporters with dog at Spring Training

Going to Viera is different from other local sports assignments. Dogs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:57 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Maryland-Georgetown: John Thompson Jr. blisters Kevin Anderson

Former Hoyas coach says Maryland AD’s threat was ‘incomprehensible,’ and that public threats do not work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson, John Thompson III

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Ted Leonsis has ‘no beef’ with Post sports blogs

Wizards and Caps owner does think we should cover more high school sports, an idea with which I completely disagree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Clinton Portis says he had a ‘bad breakup’ with Redskins

Former featured back tells ESPN 980 that he has ‘a lot left in the tank.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:48 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Clinton Portis, John Thompson

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Pitchers, catchers, Jayson Werth’s beard report to Viera

Nationals.com video might get you a little bit excited. Especially if you like facial hair.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:22 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 10: Virginia still beating Maryland

With the regular season winding down, Georgetown and Virginia remain on top of the local basketball ratings, and George Mason moves into third.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown, George Mason | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, Atlantic 11

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Bruce Allen: Redskins ‘have a game plan’ at quarterback

Redskins GM says absolutely nothing about the team’s plans, and you probably shouldn’t bother reading this.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Larry Michael, Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Nick Young went to a Pakistani wedding

Because these are the Wizards, and this is what they do, here are photos of Nick Young at a random Pakistani wedding in Phoenix.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, John Wall

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 02/20/2012

Charlie Slowes on the Nats

Team’s longtime radio play-by-play man sees a new era on the horizon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:14 AM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charlie Slowes, Dave Jageler

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin and a Stephen Bowen sandwich

Also, Mike Green in 9:30 Club ad, a banned Jan Vesely poster and Nick Young’s Swagy Swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Gary Williams, Stephen Bowen, Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jan Vesely

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Clinton Portis considers comeback, interviews Mike Tyson

Former fan favorite says the Redskins broke his heart, and talks to Mike Tyson about UFC.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Clinton Portis, Mike Tyson

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Maryland bookstore still hawking Danny O’Brien jersey

The ex-quarterback might be leaving the school, and his options might be restricted, but hey, buy this.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:50 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Danny O'Brien;Randy Edsall

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon guest star on animated Disney show

D.C. gents go from newspaper columnists to special characters on ‘Kick Buttowski – Suburban Daredevil.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:41 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Nick Young’s new bow and arrow celebration

While racking up a season-high 35 points in Portland, the Wizards shooting guard showed off an archery-themed celebratory routine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Rex Grossman’s ‘dream scenario’ involves the Redskins

Last year’s starter wants to come back to Washington and ‘play consistently’ in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, Leonard Hankerson, Niles Paul

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Clint Didier endorses Ron Paul for President

Former Redskins tight end and Senatorial candidate says Paul is ‘a loyal disciple of our founding fathers.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Clint Didier, Ron paul

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012

The Wizards lead the NBA in dunks

As a team, Washington has struggled but shown recent signs of life. As dunkers, though, the Wizards are already tops.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Dunking Ninja

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Most Caps season ticket prices to increase for fifth straight year

Owner Ted Leonsis announces the increase in an e-mail, although he says some prices will actually go down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Every field goal Nick Young made Tuesday night

The Wizards shooting guard made 12 field goals in Portland. Here’s video of all of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, John Wall, Trevor Booker, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012

DirecTV adds CSN Plus in HD

All the major providers in the Washington and Baltimore television markets now offer both CSN channels in high definition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Mark Rypien on Peyton Manning to the Redskins

Washington’s last Super Bowl quarterback says the team should go after Manning, ‘unless we as Redskins fans don’t want to go back to Super Bowls.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Mark Rypien

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Barra Brava sells D.C. soccer stadium t-shirt

Supporters group’s newest cotton offering says ‘D.C. is United - Build It.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Barra Brava

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Jim Haslett, the pastor and the Redskins blog

How a conversation between two parents at a volleyball tournament led to a brief Redskins media flurry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media | Tags:  Jim Haslett, Hogs Haven

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Randy Edsall on Danny O’Brien and Vanderbilt

Maryland coach tells Comcast SportsNet that the school has ‘the right to do what we need to do’ regarding transfers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Danny O'Brien, Randy Edsall

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 02/15/2012

George Mason buzzer beater video

If you like people screaming and cursing and jumping up and down in ecstasy, you might enjoy videos from Tuesday night’s Mason-VCU ending.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:57 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Peyton Manning to the Redskins doesn’t excite Vincent Gray

D.C. mayor says the Redskins ‘need a quarterback that they can build with for the future.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:41 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Vincent Gray

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Markel Starks is running for office

Georgetown point guard is up for Vice President of the Georgetown University Student Association.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:57 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown | Tags:  Markel Starks

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 9: Release the (Grey)hounds

Georgetown is first, Virginia is second, but Loyola is at No. 6 for the first time in the history of the world, I think.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:54 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Post Sports Live: Peyton Manning, the Nationals and Jeremy Lin

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the likelihood of Peyton Manning joining the Redskins, previews spring training for the Nationals, and talks about Linsanity.

By Post Sports editors  |  01:48 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Jan Vesely blocks a shot out of bounds

Wizards first-round draft pick has had his ups and downs, but his ups involve a lot of vertical.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 02/14/2012

What did Joel Rechlicz say to the Sharks?

Caps enforcer person earned 10 minutes for shouting on Monday night; Brooks Laich talks about it on Tuesday morning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Rechlicz, Dale Hunter

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012

The Redskins moved to Washington 75 years ago this week

Actually, the interesting stuff happened 75 years ago in December, but the archives from this week were still awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins | Tags:  Shirley Povich, George Marshall, Ray Flaherty

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Maurice Evans on the Wizards

Veteran truthteller tells ESPN 980 that the team is using some players ‘

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Maurice Evans

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Michael Morse featured in ESPN the Magazine

Nats ‘budding star’ tells the mag that Sammy Sosa told him he’d ‘have great success.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:52 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Sammy Sosa

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Jim Bowden with Whitney Houston

Former Nats GM mourned the singer’s death in L.A., and posted a photo they once took together.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jim Bowden, Whitney Houston

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Would Peyton Manning avoid Redskins because of Eli?

Some skeptics have posited that Peyton wouldn’t throw himself into the NFC East. Mark Schlereth says balderdash.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Mark Schlerety

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Kegasus missing; Preakness unveils two potential replacements

With the Lord of the Infield Fest MIA, get a look at a depraved Easter Bunny and a mouthy Leprechaun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness | Tags:  Preakness, Kegasus

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012

JaVale McGee’s Do the Right Thing All-Stars

Wizards center goes for a double-double after meeting with his AAU team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Positive pixels

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Racing presidents with people in their underwear

Nats mascots take to the streets as part of Cupid’s Undie Run.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Racing Presidents

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/13/2012

John Beck remains confident, amazing

The wonder boy of last offseason is on the radio again, and again looking forward to his next opportunity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  John Beck, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Why would Peyton Manning want to play for the Redskins?

Old friends John Feinstein and Jason LaCanfora agree: he wouldn’t.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  John Feinstein, Peyton Manning, Jason LaCanfora, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Express encourages Wizards fans to watch visiting stars

Free daily paper and WaPo corporate cousin says it’s ‘better to focus on other teams’ stars.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jeremy Lin

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Chris Mortensen on Peyton Manning to the Redskins

ESPN analyst says the objections of his former colleague Joe Theismann are ‘silly.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Everyone at Maryland is ‘Zaching’

Terps athletics department continues to support a men’s basketball manager by flexing their muscles.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:35 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps | Tags:  Zach Lederer, Zaching

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

Randy Wittman on the Wizards’ core

Asked which players the team can build around besides John Wall, the interim coach admits he doesn’t know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:28 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/09/2012

The Bryce Harper-Joe Namath thing

After the Nats slugger-and-talker prospect says he’d want to be like Broadway Joe, former big leaguer Todd Hollandsworth tells him to watch out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Joe Namath

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Peyton Manning on Mike Shanahan

The possible free-agent quarterback once called Washington’s coach ‘one of the best’ offensive minds in the NFL.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Jeremy Lin and John Wall exchange dunks

Two starting point guards, each exciting in his own way, dunked in the general vicinity of each other on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Jeremy Lin

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Joe Gibbs on Peyton Manning and the Redskins

Former Super Bowl-winning coach things star quarterback should stick with his offense, not enter the West Coast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Joe Gibbs, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Mark Turgeon is ‘Zaching'

Maryland coach pays tribute to a student manager fighting cancer by striking his iconic pose.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps | Tags:  Mark Turgeon, Zach Lederer, Zaching

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Wizards shoe quiz

The Wizards Web site is holding a contest that involves identifying players by their shoes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wicked Pixels

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 02/08/2012

Steve Young thinks Peyton Manning to the Redskins is a fit

ESPN analyst and former Shanahan protege says the coach would ‘crave’ a quarterback like Manning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Steve Young, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/08/2012

The man with the Baltche jersey

The anonymous Wizards fan who paid real-money for a mis-spelled jersey explains his actions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Baltche, Andray Blatche, Wicked pixels

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 8: Carrier IQ

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:50 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11 | Tags:  Atlantic 11

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012

A Caps mug on ‘Justified’

On the same night the D.C. hockey team scored a huge win to move back into first place, some swag showed up on the FX show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Brian Mitchell on the Redskins and ‘loser talk’

Redskins have the most wins over Super Bowl champs over the past 12 years, but Comcast SportsNet host and former Redskin doesn’t care.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:41 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brian Mitchell, Brandon Banks

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s defense sprint

With the Internet joining together to mock the Wizards center, his coach talks about the growing process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Mike Wise, Holden Kushner

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Michael Morse and his Samurai Cobra Snake move

Nats slugger explains his odd warm-up to ESPN the Magazine, using some new words.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Post Sports Live: The Super Bowl, Gisele and Hoyas

The Post Sports Live crew puts a bow on the Super Bowl, discusses Gisele’s comments, and previews Georgetown-Syracuse.

By Post Sports editors  |  01:15 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Theismann: Peyton Manning to Redskins ‘horrific idea’

Longtime Redskins optimist insists that what Washington needs most is a young quarterback to build around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Joe Theismann, Adam Schefter

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Nats ‘Take Back the Park’ campaign hits front page of Philadelphia Inquirer

It might have been a D2 Sports Bog story in D.C., but it was front page news in Philly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Take Back the Park, Nationals Park

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 02/07/2012

A John Beck jersey at the Super Bowl

You might not see many Beck jerseys at FedEx Field next season, but there was at least one in Indianapolis last week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:41 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  John Beck, Kyle Shanahan, Rex Grossman

Posted at 07:51 AM ET, 02/07/2012

George Mason walk-on guard sings National Anthem at Patriot Center

Jordan Baird, a former American Idol and X Factor contestant, performed before Mason’s win over Old Dominion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:51 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Jordan Baird

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012

JaVale McGee runs back on defense when Wizards have ball

The latest signature moment from this weird D.C. basketball season involves a sprinting center, sprinting to nowhere.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Watch every dunk from the Wizards-Clippers game

The visitors had 10 dunks on Saturday evening; here they all are.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Blake Griffin, JaVale McGee, DeAndre Jordan, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Wizards fan wears custom ‘Baltche’ jersey

I don’t know who spent real money to get a real jersey with a fake name, but he’s basically my hero.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:27 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Andray Baltche, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Brandon Banks: Redskins swept the Super Bowl champs

Special teamer offers further context on his post-game pronouncement following the Giants win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Holden Kushner, Mike Wise

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Nick Young’s Super Bowl bets

Wizards guard made a series of ridiculous Super Bowl wagers with his Twitter followers and won them all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:56 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Randy Wittman says Wizards relapsed

Interim coach brings back his cigarette metaphor. Somebody get these guys the patch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

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

Junkies producer Bret Oliverio leaves sports radio for restaurants

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

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

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

Devin Thomas, Super Bowl champion

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

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

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Marion Barry: Dan Snyder sucks

Forever mayor takes to Twitter after Giants Super Bowl win to rip Redskins management.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Marion Barry, Dan Snyder, Dan Synder

Posted at 10:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012

John Wall and his brother

The team-produced Wizards Magazine program goes behind the scenes with the star point guard and his brother.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Michael Lombardi links Redskins with Kyle Orton

Close your ears, cover your eyes, and go in the kitchen for a few months, is my advice.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Kyle Orton, Bill Simmons, Michael Lombardi, Joe House

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/03/2012

D.C. official wears Steelers hat on front page of Washington Post

Ok, fine, it’s just ANC commissioner Mike Silverstein, but still. That’s some bold trolling, sir.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NFL | Tags:  Steelers

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Ted Leonsis responds to Post story on Wizards tickets

After The Post publishes a story about Wizards ticket demand, the team’s owner accuses us of ’harboring criminals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Nationals launch ‘Take Back the Park’ campaign

Team will attempt to lock Phillies fans out by opening single-game sales to fans with D.C., Maryland and Virginia addresses.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:33 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Take Back the Park, Stan Kasten

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Georgetown game features caricatures of Bill Clinton, Dick Vitale

Click here for photos of a Bill Clinton cut-out, and the actual Dick Vitale, I think.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Bill Clinton, Dick Vitale

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Ted Leonsis is staying calm

Wizards have been pummeled by weeks of wicked pixels, but their owner says the team is ‘pretty much where I expected.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Why Bryce Harper likes his favorite teams

Cowboys, Lakers and Duke fan from Las Vegas explains why he likes the Cowboys, the Lakers and Duke.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Dave McKenna and I are speaking in New York

If you want to see me in person and buy me copious seltzer water drinks, Thursday night is your chance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:58 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Dan Steinberg, Dave McKenna

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Darrell Green told Marty Schottenheimer’s wife she wasn’t in Kansas anymore

Redskins Hall of Famer wanted outsiders to know that they needed to understand the ways of D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:27 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Plaxico Burress in a Nats hat

Here’s Plaxico Burress in a Buffalo Wild Wings while wearing a red Curly W hat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:33 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Plaxico Burress, Curly W

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Why Nats Park was glowing green

The scoreboard was being tested this week. No St. Patrick’s Day celebrations of alien landings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Kevin Seraphin is a YouTube star

Wizards reserve big man may not have made a huge presence on the court, but he’s pretty entertaining off it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Maryland students dress like Mark Turgeon

In an effort to pay homage to the Terps’ current basketball coach, a half-dozen students now wear suits to games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Mark Turgeon

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Trent Dilfer: Peyton Manning to Redskins ‘very realistic’

ESPN analyst says Manning to Washington ‘makes a lot of sense,’ blah blah blah blah.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Adam Schefter

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Kyle Shanahan: Rex Grossman was Redskins best playmaker in 2011

Offensive coordinator also notes that his quarterback ‘kept both teams in the game’ last season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:12 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, Rex Grossman

Posted at 07:09 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 7: ACC > CAA

Shaka Smart may say the CAA is tops in the Commonwealth, but our local voters are sticking with Virginia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:09 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11 | Tags:  Atlantic 11, Shaka Smart

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 01/31/2012

ESPN anchor compares Wizards to Whitney

Season of infamy continues, as D.C.’s NBA team is compared to a flailing sit-com.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:39 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Google on Peyton Manning and the Redskins

The search engine’s auto-complete function is doing extra time on the burgundy and gold speculation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Nats bobblehead schedule released

Three bobbleheads, a stein, a replica truck and a retro cap highlight the Nationals’ 2012 promotional schedule.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Michael Morse, Ryan Zimmerman, bobbleheads

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/31/2012

The Redskins’ practice bubble from the air

That giant white blob you might see on your way to and from Dulles? It’s a practice bubble, silly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Evan Royster, Redskins Park

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Bryce Harper still doesn’t like Washington’s teams

In case you’ve forgotten, the next D.C. uber star is not a fan of the Caps, Redskins or Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Post Sports Live: 2012 Super Bowl predictions, Blake Griffin’s dunk and Lefty vs. Gary

The Post Sports Live crew previews the Super Bowl, breaks down the Lefty vs. Gary controversy in College Park and attempts to put Blake Griffin’s latest highlight-reel dunk in context.

By Post Sports editors  |  01:49 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 01/31/2012

Darrell Green on the Redskins and tradition

Hall-of-Fame cornerback offers strong words about Washington’s break with the past.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Darrell Green, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, Daniel Snyder

 

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