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DC Sports Bog: March, 2012

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Raising Hope says ‘Let’s Go Caps’

The latest in a series of pro-Caps gestures on the Fox sit-com is perhaps the most blatant yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Raising Hope, Greg Garcia

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/30/2012

Casey Rabach on the Shanahans, Donovan McNabb and egos

Former Redskins center says there should have been more give-and-take on both sides, wonders if the coaches have learned from the experience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Kyle Shanahan, Albert Haynesworth, Casey Rabach

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Nats have an omelet station in the locker room

Storen reveals the new culinary delight during a locker room tour.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, What You Need to Know | Tags:  Nationals, Drew Storen

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Georgetown gets a bulldog mascot in training

Jack Jr. will come to campus in about two weeks, breaking various cuteness measures.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Kevin Seraphin with his snake, ‘Snakey’

Because he plays for the Wizards, the Wizards forward has a snake named ‘Snakey.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Morning pixels: A tale of two teams

A win, a loss, and some Busta Rhymes wordplay.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Wizards, Capitals, DC United

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 03/29/2012

PTI on Wizards vs. Kentucky

Kornheiser says the Wizards would swap their entire roster for two Kentucky stars. Wilbon agrees.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:19 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gary Williams, Thom Loverro, Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/29/2012

A video history of D.C. United signs and banners

Here’s 90 seconds of joyful creativity from the most joyfully creative fan base in the District.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Roger Mason’s Kmart kicks

The Wizard is endorsing an “affordable but stylish” shoe.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Roger Mason, Wizards, Sneakers

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Darrelle Revis wanted to go to Maryland

All-world NFL cornerback had dreams of becoming a Terp, but says he was never recruited to College Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Darrelle Revis, Rob Gronkowski, Scott Van Pelt, Ralph Friedgen

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Andray Blatche gets tough love from his mom

The Wizards forward‘s mother tells him his recent struggles are “no one’s fault but my own.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:14 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Wizards

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Donovan McNabb on Mike Shanahan’s quarterbacks

The ESPN chart of failed quarterbacks under Mike Shanahan curiously omits one big name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Donovan McNabb, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012

The Eight with Alex Ovechkin

Where we learn a little more about the Great 8.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  The Ten, Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Van Gundy weighs in on Kentucky vs. Wizards debate

The question of which team would beat the other is just embarrassing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Kentucky

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Madison kid goes from Not Top 10 to Texas scholarship

Two years after running into a goalpost and landing on SportsCenter, Madison’s Andy McGuire is a top baseball prospect.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:31 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High Schools | Tags:  Andy McGuire

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Chris Singleton says he’ll buy $10,000 worth of Mega Millions tickets

With the Mega Millions jackpot at a record $500 million, Wizards rookie is ready to go all in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Morning pixels: A playoff drought

If the Caps don’t improve on their current ninth-place position, D.C. will have its longest pro sports playoff drought in nearly a decade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, George Mason, Nats, Redskins, Redskins, Terps | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Nick Young, John Wall, Randy Wittman, Davey Johnson, Jim Bowden, Randy Edsall, Michael Morse

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Joe Gibbs on Mark Rypien, head injuries and bounties

Former Redskins coach praises the NFL’s medical career, and repeats that he never knew of bounties.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Gibbs, James Andrews, Mark Rypien, Gregg Williams

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012

I told LaVar Arrington that Caps thing would happen

Here is a stunningly compelling video clip in which I warned LaVar Arrington the Caps could lose 5-0 to the Sabres

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Dale Hunter, LaVar Arrington, Dan Steinberg, Brooks Laich

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Maryland basketball and the Under Armour shoe problem

Laurin Mincy’s shoe problem earned about 30 seconds of chatter during SportsCenter’s report on the Terps’ loss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps | Tags:  Under Armour

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Jim Irsay trolls Redskins (maybe)

Colts owner tweets confusing riddle about RG3

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, RG3

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Dan Snyder ‘Tebows’ for New York reporters

Redskins owner has some fun with the Jets media contingent during owners meetings in Florida.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:38 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Tim Tebow

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Josh Wilson knows his audience

Redskins cornerback offers the autograph equivalent of a bleeding slab of beef to Washington fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Wilson

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Bruce Allen talks about RGIII and Andrew Luck

Redskins GM says he talked to Bobby Beathard about the team’s trade with the Rams, and invited the former GM to Redskins Park for the draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Bobby Beathard, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Wizards Kiss Cam proposal

Curtis Bryant of Ashburn pops the question to his girlfriend of four years.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Proposals, Kiss Cam

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Here are Wizards Marvel Comics hats

In possibly the ugliest officially licensed hats the world has ever seen, you can mix an obscure Wizards logo with comic book heroes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Marvel Comics

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 03/28/2012

The family with the RGIII license plate

The day after the Redskins traded for the No. 2 pick in the draft, one Virginia family ordered an ‘RG32DC’ license plate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Gary Williams says Kentucky could beat the Wizards

Former Terps coach says, in the right circumstances, the stacked Wildcats could take the non-stacked Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gary Williams, Kentucky, Anthony Davis

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Morning pixels: Desperate times for Capitals

The Caps are in a bad way, former D.C. sports folks are making news and beware of geese.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, Redskins, Mike Shanahan, Morning Pixels, Terps

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Caps team picture, now with music

‘80s action music makes everything better

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:23 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Fred Smoot on Roger Goodell and Phillip Daniels

Talkative ex-cornerback says Goodell is running a dictatorship, and Daniels ‘ran his mouth too much.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Smoot, Roger Goodell, Phillip Daniels, Gregg Williams

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Matt Hendricks shares his five keys to success

Mental reflection while stretching helps the Caps veteran.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:05 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Michael Phelps wears hoodie at Wizards game

Gold medalist has front-row seats as the Wizards lose, and he wears his orange hoodie while watching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Michael Phelps

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Post Sports Live: Caps’ playoff push, Redskins, Tebow and the Final Four

The Post Sports Live crew preview Tuesday night’s Capitals game against Buffalo, discussed the Redskins offseason so far and preview the Final Four.

By Post Sports editors  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Robert Griffin III says it would be a dream to play for Mike Shanahan

Likely future Redskins quarterback says he grew up cheering for Shanahan and the Broncos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012

George the Animal Steele on Andre the Giant and the Redskins

Former wrestling great says he convinced Vince McMahon Sr. that Andre shouldn’t play football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Andre the Giant, George the Animal Steele

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/27/2012

John Wall meets Jay-Z

The Wizards star and the rapper make nice after last week’s win in New Jersey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Did The Post spark Alex Ovechkin’s surge?

Since our large story on what was wrong with Ovechkin, nothing has been wrong with Ovechkin. Thank us later.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Kevin Seraphin needs more food

The Wizards big man might need to find a new dinner spot.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Kevin Seraphin, Nene

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Morning pixels: Biggest game of the season

For what seems like the 20th time this month, the Caps are primed for a season-defining contest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Allen, John Lanan, Mike Florio, John Wall, Michael Phelps, Trevor Booker, Steve Buckhantz

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Kegasus returns as Preakness mascot

Weird homage to depravity and beer will be back at Pimlico, and joined by some sort of unicorn.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness | Tags:  Kegasus, UniCarl, Preakness Stakes

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Lil Wayne is Zaching

Terps ballboy’s cancer fight went from small Maryland blogs to one of the biggest pop culture stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:43 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Zach Lederer, Zaching, Lil Wayne, Mark Turgeon

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Braden Holtby’s car is in short-term parking

Caps goalie left his car in the daily lot in Harrisburg, but he won’t move it out of superstition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:08 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Braden Holtby

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Lorenzo Alexander links London Fletcher with salary cap penalties

Redskin says the team hasn’t re-signed its veteran linebacker because of NFL punishment.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander, London Fletcher, LaRon Landry, Eric Winston, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Maryland-UNC lacrosse brawl

Fight makes lacrosse interesting for a minute.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Lacrosse, Terps

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012

A LaVar Arrington Caps jersey

Continuing the long and proud tradition of ridiculous Caps jerseys, here’s one featuring a co-worker.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins | Tags:  LaVar Arrington

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Stephen Strasburg’s miniature golf scorecard

The starter is clearly enjoying his time in Florida.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/26/2012

The Ten with Sarah Kogod

Learning about the newest Bog writer.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  What You Need to Know | Tags:  The Ten

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Morning pixels: Welcome Sarah Kogod to the Bog

Introducing a new morning feature and Dan Steinberg’s new blogging partner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sarah Kogod, Alex Ovechkin, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Pat Sajak, London Fletcher

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Chick-fil-A food truck coming to Washington in April

This has nothing, and everything, to do with sports. Waffle fries waffle fries waffle fries.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:52 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness | Tags:  Chick-fil-A

Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 03/25/2012

Subway in Ashburn offers RGIII sandwich

If you like roasted chicken, Genoa, sauce and communing with athletes via fast food sandwiches, head to Ashburn, stat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 PM ET, 03/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 03/25/2012

Robert Griffin III at the NCAA tournament

Presumptive Redskins franchise player of the future hangs out as Baylor loses to Kentucky.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 PM ET, 03/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, John Wall

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 03/23/2012

A punk rock song about Wilson Ramos

The Isotopes will get your feet pounding with ‘Operation: Ramos,’ even if the subject matter is kind of weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Wilson Ramos

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Wizards host second alumni weekend

Dave Bing, Tom McMillen, Truck Robinson, Tracy Murray, Gus Williams and others are scheduled to attend the festivities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Manute Bol, Tom McMillen, Jerry Sachs, Dave Bing, Bob Dandridge, Phil Chenier

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Vincent Gray wants Redskins to live in D.C.

Mayor appears at a community meeting about the possibility of a Skins training facility in Southeast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Vincent Gray

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/23/2012

ESPN the Magazine on Stephen Strasburg’s delivery

Magazine compares Strasburg’s delivery with that of Greg Maddux, and much prefers the latter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Greg Maddux

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Mike Shanahan and Robert Griffin III

Even more images of the two men becoming besties during RGIII’s pro day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Dan Snyder

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012

John Wall says he’s not ready to lead

Wizards point guard tells ESPN 980 that leading a whole team is 'something I’m not ready to do as a player right now.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Laron Profit, Nene Hilario

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Lindsay Czarniak interviews Alex Ovechkin

Caps superstar tells ESPN anchor that he wants to be compared to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Wayne Gretzky.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Ron Jaworski raves about Robert Griffin III’s pro day

ESPN analyst says he believes the Redskins would take RGIII even if they had the top overall pick in the draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Ron Jaworski

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Robert Griffin III hugging Mike Shanahan — UPDATED

The two men most responsible for the future of the Redskins shared a few hugs

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Andray Blatche works out around midnight

A day after he appeared to work out at 3 in the morning, Blatche moves his schedule up by a few hours.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Paul VI students pay tribute to The Washington Post

Fans of the Panthers basketball team bring it just as hard as their favorite preps team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High Schools | Tags:  Paul VI Catholic

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Dan Snyder at Robert Griffin III’s pro day

Here’s the Redskins owner, getting ready to take in the performance by his likely franchise quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Robert Griffin III, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen

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

Brooks Laich doesn’t want to talk about Sidney Crosby

When asked about the Pens’ captain’s assists, the Caps forward said “whatever”.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Capitals, Brooks Laich, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Davey Johnson says the Nats can win the pennant

Nats skipper tells Chris Russo that things will be good if his guys ‘just play to our potential.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Dave Johnson, the hardest-working man in D.C. sports

WTOP sports director does Wizards on radio, D.C. United on television, Comcast SportsNet in studio, and much more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, D.C. United, Wizards

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Nene will not run the wrong way like JaVale McGee

New Wizards big man says if he ever runs back on D while his team’s on O, ‘I need to do drug test.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nene, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, JaVale McGee

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Andray Blatche is hitting the gym at 3 a.m.

After being shut down by the Wizards for his poor conditioning, Blatche gets serious in the middle of the night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Randy Wittman

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan in Waco Hooters

Redskins brass travel to Waco, pose for photos with fans and waitresses.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:14 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Kyle Shanahan, Bruce Allen, Robert Griffin III, Dan Snyder

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Jack the Bulldog likely needs surgery

After suffering pre-NCAA tournament injury, the Hoyas mascot will likely go under the knife next month.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Manning and Tebow, Redskins free agents, the mysterious Caps, and the Wizards trades

The Post Sports Live crew gave an early grade to the Redskins free agents, discussed Manning to the Broncos and the up and down Caps.

By Post Sports editors  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/20/2012

D.C. United stuffed animals

Amaze your friends. Astound your neighbors. Cause neighborhood children to scream in horror and/or delight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Rex Grossman says Redskins are on the cusp

Oft-maligned quarterback says his squad has as good a chance as any in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, John Beck, Mike Wise

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/20/2012

The lead singer of GWAR is a huge Redskins fan

On the Dan Patrick Show, Oderus Urungus expresses relief that the Skins didn’t land Peyton Manning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Nats do Bikram yoga

Here is Drew Storen wearing a ridiculous headband while doing hot hot hot yoga.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, Tyler Clippard, Danny Espinosa

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Vinny Cerrato on LaRon Landry

Former Skins official says Mike Shanahan called Landry the best defensive player he had ever coached.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry, Mike Shanahan, Vinny Cerrato

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/20/2012

The Stephen Strasburg bobblehead

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Natitude

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/20/2012

George Mason would like to play Maryland

Coach Paul Hewitt tells ESPN 980 that the Patriots are trying to get back into the BB&T Classic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Terps | Tags:  Paul Hewitt, Mark Turgeon

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 03/20/2012

LaRon Landry retweets comments trashing the Redskins

Safety leaves D.C. with a flurry of messages criticizing his former team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:09 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012

John Thompson used to call Thomas Boswell’s mom for parenting advice

Just when you thought you’d heard it all, you hear the weirdest sports media story of all time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  John Thompson II, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Larry Michael is not a fan of transcriptions

Redskins Nation host doesn’t want his interviews stolen, but here are some thoughts from Pierre Garcon and Josh Morgan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan, Pierre Garcon, Larry Michael

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Nick Young says Wizards were cursed; JaVale McGee says he’s not a loser

Ex-Wizards seem light and breezy now that they’ve left the land of wrong-way defense and cinnamon challenges.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Carol Joynt, Rodskins vindicated by Redskins trade

Two people I previously made fun of seem to have been correct with their early Redskins reportage.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:57 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jim Haslett, Robert Griffin III, Carol Joynt, Bruce Allen, Mike Holmgren

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Maryland baseball team has ‘Omaha’ on hats

Terps pretty clearly indicate their aspirations via one word stitched on their headgear.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Rex Grossman on mentoring Robert Griffin III

Last year’s starter talks about what it would be like to help this year’s presumed starter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Jayson Werth is tired of people saying he had a bad 2011

Nats outfielder wants to ‘set the record straight’ on why 2011 wasn’t really that bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Craig Heist

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 03/19/2012

The Post adds a second Nats beat writer

If you care about newspaper personnel moves, this is the blog post for you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:37 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Media | Tags:  Mark Maske, James Wagner, Adam Kilgore, Rick Maese, Barry Svrluga

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell will replace John Thompson on ESPN 980

Former Redskins and longtime D.C. media members will team up on ‘Inside the Locker Room.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:41 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins | Tags:  Brian Mitchell, John Thompson II, Doc Walker, LaVar Arrington

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 03/15/2012

The Onion skewers the Redskins

Satire site calls D.C.’s team ‘the Dumbskins’ and ‘idiotic’ while listing a bunch of ‘Past Useless and Overpaid Redskins.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:04 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Brandon Lloyd says he was disrespectful to Joe Gibbs

Former malcontented Redskins receiver says if he had to do it again, ‘I’d probably do the same thing.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:03 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Lloyd, Joe Gibbs, Dan LeBatard

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Robert Griffin III shirts for sale

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:22 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Virginia’s orange NCAA tournament shoes

Cavs will go neon in Friday’s opener against Florida.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  Nike

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s bracket is amazing

Caps superstar is still a superstar, but not at filling out NCAA tournament brackets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 03/15/2012

American University draws non-crowd for CIT opener

Weird tournament + Spring Break + non-sexy opponent = this crowd at Bender Arena.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  CIT

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Philly Web site offers ‘Occupy Nationals Park’ t-shirt

For anyone hoping our neighbors from the North will just disappear, well, it’s a nice thing to hope, anyhow.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Take Back the Park

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Redskins already marketing the No. 2 draft pick

If you buy four season tickets, you’ll get an autographed jersey of the mystery player.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:05 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Bryce Harper in GQ

Nats headline grabber gets profiled by GQ, which calls him ‘the most entertaining prospect since Babe Ruth.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:05 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Will Leitch

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012

JaVale McGee misses alley-oop, runs into Brendan Haywood falls over

I know, I know, enough with the McGee highlights, but they continue to be weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Brendan Haywood, Nick Young

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Jimmy Patsos’s peace sign tattoo

The Loyola coach’s colorful wrist tattoo has been a staple in many Patsos profiles this week. Here’s what it looks like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Robert Griffin III’s grandmother lives in Richmond

Juley Marie Allen ‘couldn't be more proud of her superstar grandson,’ according to television report.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:24 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Western Kentucky comeback win features Nats fan

Who says the First Four games aren’t good for anything? They’re good for blog posts, at least.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Baseball America predicts Nats make the playoffs

Nats players and Thomas Boswell aren’t the only ones thinking playoffs in 2012.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Baseball America

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Bill Polian on Redskins and Pierre Garcon

Former Colts

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Pierre Garcon, Mark Schlereth, Bill Polian, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/14/2012

‘Eastbound & Down’ features RFK Stadium shot

Popular HBO comedy shows a dead ballplayer in front of RFK’s iconic orange seats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  RFK Stadium

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Pierre Garcon has good hands

Colts receiver made an absurd catch against the Redskins in 2011.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:14 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Redskins free agency means 106.7 live all night

Local sports talker will do Redskins through the early morning hours, just in case anything happens.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:46 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  106.7 The Fan

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

The Hagerstown Suns are giving away a Bryce Harper garden gnome

If you like the Nats, and you don’t want a Bryce Harper garden gnome, I don’t get you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Post Sports Live: The Redskins trade, salary cap issues, free agency and the NCAA Tournament

The Post Sports Live crew discusses the Redskins’ trade for rights to the second pick in the NFL Draft, NFL free agency and previews the NCAA Tournament.

By Post Sports editors  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 03/13/2012

David Aldridge predicts Kentucky wins national championship, Wizards hire John Calipari

If you want to make fun March basketball predictions, well, this is a fun one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:42 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog injured; surgery possible

With a possible ACL-type injury, Jack had to be carried during Sunday’s selection show festivities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

D.C’s longest tenured athletes: Brooks Laich and Chris Cooley

With Mike Sellers cut from the Redskins, the longest-tenured athlete list has a new leader.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Brooks Laich, Alex Semin, Mike Sellers

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/13/2012

LaRon Landry says he hurt his Achilles when he ‘shot it up’ for Redskins

Free agent safety, writing back and forth with fans on Twitter, also says he weighs ‘218 no fat.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

JaVale McGee plays defense on Tim Duncan

Wizards big man adds another questionable play to his questionable play highlight reel with the head-swivel defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Tim Duncan, Trevor Booker

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Brad Lidge: Nats probably most talented team he’s played for

Nats reliever, who once threw the final pitch for a World Series champion, says some crazy stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Brad Lidge, Drew Storen, Adam LaRoche, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Wizards fans do the wave at Verizon Center

If a March game against the Blazers doesn’t do it for you, you could stand up and do the wave.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Dave Johnson, Glenn Consor, Verizon Center

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Nationals Park introduces 8-pound ‘StrasBurger’

Red Porch will now have an enormous hamburger entree to share, plus other stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Maryland softball’s state flag batting helmets

Not content to let soccer and football have all the fun, the Terps softballers busted these helmets out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/12/2012

VCU newspaper ad promises more bracket busting

Rams aren’t exactly keeping a low profile as they attempt to duplicate their Final Four run.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Steve Czaban rips Redskins trade

While most D.C. media members slurp up Griffin hype, one local sports radio host dares to doubt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Steve Czaban, Robert Griffin III, Daniel Snyder, Darnell Dockett, Clinton Portis, Mark May

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Redskins fans excited about Robert Griffin III

RGIII lands on A1 of The Washington Post, and makes one sports-talk radio caller lose his mind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 03/11/2012

NCAA tournament 2012: Driven crazy by March Madness, this year I’m sitting it out

OPINION | After years of being driven mad by tournament pools, Dan Steinberg will be sitting this one out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 03/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Chad Ochocinco wants to be friends with Alex Ovechkin

Score an overtime game-winning goal, get friend requests from washed-up NFL receivers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Chad Ochocinco, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Alex Len’s dunk against Wake Forest

Maryland big man soared through the air, highlighting Maryland’s ACC opening round win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Alex Len

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Radio call of Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game winner

John Walton, doing the play-by-play, got rather excited when Alex Ovechkin beat the Lightning on Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, John Walton

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/09/2012

The NFL is selling ‘Rav Socca’ jerseys

Poor Redskins punter Sav Rocca gets no respect, although this would be a pretty cool collectible.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Sav Rocca, Rav Socca

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Wilbon: Washington would be ‘disastrous’ for Peyton Manning

Also, Express has already put Manning in a Redskins uniform on its cover, which is fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:54 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Wizards keep charity appearances interesting

From trampoline dunks to Dr. Seuss hats, the Wizards manage to be the Wizards no matter the venue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:14 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Lakers fan wears Kobe Bryant mask to Wizards game

Chris Brooks, a Virginian, showed his support for Bryant by coming in costume. Or maybe he was just celebrating Purim.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kobe Bryant, Chris Miller

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Peyton Manning to the Redskins? Brian Billick still says no

Former coach takes to the airwaves to splash cold water all over the Peyton in Washington talk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Mike Shanahan, Brian Billick, Adam Schefter

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Wizards-Lakers: HEART GUTS WIN

White board in Washington locker room celebrates an improbable home victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012

A Kevin Seraphin Lakers highlight reel

The Wizards shocked the Lakers, and Seraphin shocked everyone. Here are the highlights.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Kevin Seraphim, Kobe Bryant

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/07/2012

D.C. radio station runs FU Philly campaign

106.7 The Fan, the Nats’ flagship station, is asking fans why they hate Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Take Back the Park, Andy Feffer

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Adam Schefter puts Redskins in Final Four for Peyton Manning

Veteran reporter and Mike Shanahan confidante says the Redskins, Cardinals, Jets and Dolphins are the favorites.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:33 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Mike Shanahan, Adam Schefter

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Nats COO says Bryce Harper will be in D.C. this year

Andy Feffer tells team’s flagship radio station that ‘you will see him this year.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Andy Feffer, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Brian Billick doesn’t see Peyton Manning and Mike Shanahan co-existing

Former Ravens coach thinks Washington would be a poor fit for Manning.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:15 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brian Billick, Peyton Manning, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Dexter Manley on Joe Gibbs and incentives

Former Redskins great confirms he got paid for hitting the quarterback, but never for causing injury.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:56 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dexter Manley, George Starke, Joe Gibbs, Bobby Beathard, Jack Kent Cooke, Gregg Williams

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 12: Berth Control

Two teams clinch NCAA tournament berths, while Georgetown and Virginia remain atop the local poll.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11 | Tags:  Atlantic 11

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Fred Smoot talks to CNN about NFL bounties

Former Redskins cornerback tells John King that to eliminate bounties, ‘you’ve got to change the whole culture of football.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:46 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Smoot, Gregg Williams

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Post Sports Live: NFL bounties and the Caps and Wizards struggles

The Post Sports Live crew discusses Gregg Williams and the NFL’s big-hit culture, wonder when the Capitals will score again, and assess Andray Blatche’s future with the Wizards.

By Post Sports editors  |  02:36 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/06/2012

John Feinstein gets a radio show

Washington Post contributor becomes the third former or current Post columnist with a late-morning daily radio show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  John Feinstein, Mike Wise, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Nate Robinson out-rebounds Andray Blatche

Despite giving up more than a foot, the Warriors guard snatches the ball away from the Wizards big man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Nate Robinson

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/06/2012

George Starke: Joe Gibbs would hand out 100 dollar bills for hits on QBs

Former Hog says George Allen once placed a $200 bounty on Roger Staubach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Gibbs, George Starke, Gregg Williams, George Allen, Roger Staubach

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Bryce Harper’s boring eye black

Outfielder is still slathering on the eye black, but it’s all boring and straight now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Jimmy Patsos’s halftime speech about the Black Panthers

Loyola coach and former Maryland assistant equated Bobby Seale with the full-court press or something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps | Tags:  Jimmy Patsos, Bobby Seale

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/06/2012

London Fletcher: Gregg Williams didn’t offer bounties in Washington

Linebacker and captain says his former defensive coordinator never offered monetary rewards for causing injuries.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Gregg Williams, London Fletcher

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Washington is actually America’s coaching graveyard, study confirms

USA Today analysis shows that D.C. coaches have the shortest tenure of any two-sport town in the country.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Flip Saunders, Bruce Boudreau, Dale Hunter, Jim Riggleman, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 03/05/2012

John Wall’s bounce-pass alley-oop from Sam Cassell

Since Wizards games often don’t have a lot of highlights, here’s a pre-game highlight from Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Sam Cassell

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/05/2012

D.C. United season preview ad

With the team’s MLS opener approaching, the last D.C. team to win a title put this video on television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Bryce Harper had an interesting nickname last season

Yahoo’s Jeff Passan reports that teammates had a slightly inappropriate name for the child wonder during his first big-league camp.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Drew Storen

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

Fred Smoot defends Gregg Williams

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

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

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

Mike Shanahan says Redskins had ‘playoff-caliber’ offense in 2011

Head coach says the team’s offense was wracked by injuries and a lack of depth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Larry Michael

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2012

When John Thompson stood up for Bram Weinstein

Former ESPN 980 host told the Redskins to lay off the former ESPN 980 beat reporter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., Bram Weinstein, Sonny Jurgensen, Dan Snyder

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012

John Wall hanging out with Trey Songz

Wizards point guard and friends went to ‘a private soiree at Sax Lounge’ with Trey Songz and Big Sean.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford, Trey Songz

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 03/04/2012

NHL stars will promote ‘You Can Play’ movement

About three dozen pro hockey players have pledged support to effort to rid locker rooms of homophobia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:40 AM ET, 03/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL | Tags:  You Can Play Project, Henrik Lundqvist

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Tommy Wells rips Redskins relocation efforts

With some District politicians trying to get the Skins in D.C., one council member registers hearty disapproval.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:06 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Tommy Wells

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012

PTI debates Griffin vs. Manning for Redskins

For the second time this week, a bald white dude and a bald black dude have this discussion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media | Tags:  Peyton Manning, Robert Griffin III, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Jan Vesely and his dad at the Czech Embassy

Wizards rookie and his father share cookies and coffee with their country’s ambassador to the U.S.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 03:26 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Nats launch ‘Natitude’ campaign

Branding effort for 2012 season again shows a premier level of confidence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Danny Espinosa, Drew Storen, Andy Feffer, Natitude

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Alex Ovechkin on a throne

Former local anchor and current ESPN host Lindsay Czarniak sent out these odd Ovechkin photos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/01/2012

John Thompson on love

Veteran coach and radio host says good-bye by talking about love.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  John Thompson Jr.

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Robert Griffin III and hope

While ESPN 980 plays commercials with Larry Michael calling a Peyton Manning touchdown pass to Santana Moss, fans look elsewhere.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Paul VI-DeMatha: Kids wear costumes while storming the court

The WCAC basketball season ended in style: with a close game and weird costumes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  High Schools | Tags:  WCAC

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012

George McPhee on Alex Ovechkin’s weight

Caps GM says his superstar has dropped 18 pounds from his maximum weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  George McPhee, Dale Hunter, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Ted Leonsis has a rally poncho

Wizards and Caps owner isn’t above wearing a Mexican poncho to help his teams come back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Seth Hurwitz, Zach Leonsis, Rally Poncho

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Redskins advertise dream seats with Jabar Gaffney’s end zone leap

Receiver’s fall into the lap of a Patriots fan turns into an entreaty to buy expensive seats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  FedEx Field, Jabar Gaffney

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012

JaVale McGee doesn’t understand why he was benched

Wizards center played a season-low in minutes, and says he doesn’t know why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Nick Young

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Maryland will give away ‘Zaching’ t-shirts on Sunday

Terps will honor their young equipment manager who’s cancer fight has attracted much attention this winter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Zach Lederer, Zaching

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Michael Morse on ‘Beast Mode’

Nats slugger and weirdo explains his motto to Brian Mitchell and Ivan Carter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Brian Mitchell, Ivan Carter, Michael Morse, Bryce Harper

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Wilbon says young journalists ‘look like [bleep]’

Shirley Povich would out-dress today’s sports journalists, well-dressed ESPN personality says.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser, Shirley Povich

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 02/29/2012

London Fletcher on returning to the Redskins and Peyton Manning

Linebacker and team leader says he’d ‘like to be back’ in Washington, and praises the veteran QB.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  London Fletcher, Peyton Manning

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Bryce Harper deletes his Twitter account

Nats headline-maker says he was ‘bored’ with the social networking site.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Ahmad Brooks signs contract extension in a Nats hat

San Francisco linebacker and D.C. area native brings the Curly W to his signing ceremony.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, NFL | Tags:  Ahmad Brooks

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 11: Georgetown, Virginia are ultra sound

Hoyas and Cavs continue to lead the local Division I men’s schools as the regular season ends.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown | Tags:  Atlantic 11

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012

JaVale McGee throws ball in basket

On a typical February day, the Wizards center also mangles an idiom, posts a bizarre photo of himself, and gets benched.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman

 

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