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Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Last Thing: Gio Gonzalez dreams about super models

It’s always an interesting conversation with Gio Gonzalez.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:25 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Last Thing

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Morning pixels: The Phillies are coming

The first time they visited D.C. this season, Nats fans were told to Take Back the Park. This time, they can stifle laughter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Leonard Hankerson, Nationals Park

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Barra Brava sings through another rain and lightning delay

With players off the field at RFK Stadium and most fans seeking cover, a few nut cases kept singing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Barra Brava, RFK Stadium

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Fred Davis on representing himself in court

The Redskins tight end, whose courtroom transcripts are comedy gold, says a lawyer “wasn’t really needed.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 07/30/2012

RGIII fans wear Superman socks to training camp

These four young fans made an effort to stand out in the crowd.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:51 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 07/30/2012

The Redskins, press conferences and radio rights

Robert Griffin III’s first press conference of the preseason led to a skirmish between 106.7 The Fan and the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Tony Wyllie, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan, Redskins Park, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012

Redskins can use iPad playbook to anonymously trash talk each other

It’s all fun and games until someone’s feelings get hurt.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:10 PM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Niles Paul, Brandon Banks, Ryan Kerrigan, Brian Orakpo, Chris Wilson

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Niles Paul on Capri Sun and his camp roommate, DeJon Gomes

Even the simplest of roommate fights can be fixed with some juice.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:29 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Niles Paul, DeJon Gomes

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Michael Morse takes credit for ‘low tens’ celebration

Nats slugger dude says the team’s new home run celebration is ‘bringing back old school.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Fan says RGIII will set D.C. free

Redskins fan and very excited person Tavon aka ‘Rev Redskin’ is very very excited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rev Redskin, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Redskins Park

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Davey Johnson celebrates Michael Morse’s homer

Nats skipper gets his party on during the latest of his club’s remarkable late-inning comebacks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Michael Morse

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Morning pixels: The Nats are tied for MLB’s best record

It’s been 79 years since a D.C. baseball team started a day so late in the season with the best record in baseball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Aly Raisman, Michael Morse

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 07/28/2012

When the Nats turned blue

For a few glorious moments Saturday evening, the Nats were Grays, and the Grays were blue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 PM ET, 07/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  MASN, Corey Brown, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Chris Cooley says everyone loves RGIII

If you like hearing effusive praise about the Redskins’ franchise quarterback, tight end Chris Cooley can help.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:18 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012

The last time the Nats were 20 games over .500

Washington hasn’t had a baseball team over .500 since the end of the 1945 season. Here’s how The Post covered it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Archives, Shirley Povich

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Davey Johnson still says he should be fired if Nats miss playoffs

Nats manager caps a hilarious interview with Cal and Billy Ripken by saying the Nats should ‘fire my ass’ if the team doesn’t make the postseason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Anthony Davis wearing his Redskins hat in the Olympic village

Top overall draft pick and USA basketball junior member continues wearing burgundy and gold around London.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 07/27/2012

RGIII honors rookie tradition, carries veterans’ helmets

Being the biggest story in the NFL doesn’t excuse Griffin from his rookie duties.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:43 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins open camp

The first day of camp was full of fans, heat, and some football.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Cooley, Adam Carriker, Alexander Semin, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 07/27/2012

Wizards season ticket holders promised guaranteed option to buy playoff tickets

Ted Leonsis isn’t the only one thinking about a playoff run in 2013.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 07/27/2012

RGIII’s HTTR cleats

Redskins quarterback started training camp with the initials for ‘Hail to the Redskins’ on his kicks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:31 AM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, HTTR

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Chick Hernandez pays tribute to Kelli Johnson with high heels

New Redskins reporter honors his predecessor on set with some ridiculous shoes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:15 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chick Hernandez, Kelli Johnson, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Nats send Bar Mitzvah greetings

With a baseball-loving set of D.C. area twins getting Bar Mitzvahed, Aviva Kempner got the Nats involved.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Aviva Kempner, Mike Rizzo, Wolf Blitzer, Ian Desmond

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Davey Johnson won’t fiddle with the Strasburg shutdown

Nats manager refuses to entertain various fun possibilities for extending his ace’s season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Adam Carriker’s extreme training camp prep

The Redskins defensive end took his training to a higher, much sweatier, level.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:51 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Adam Carriker

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Nats celebrate home runs with low fives

In yet another new Nationals celebration, certain home runs are honored with an old school slap.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/26/2012

The Ten: Gio on his most embarrassing moment and his perfect date

The least surprising thing we learn about Gio is that he loves to talk. A lot.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, The Ten

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Anthony Davis in a Redskins hat

No. 1 overall draft pick and USA basketball rookie seems to have a thing for the burgundy and gold.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Anthony Davis, Kevin Love

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Daniel Snyder, Jerry Jones and Magic Johnson on big boat

The three power brokers are hanging out, without shoes, in summer clothes, at sea.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Jerry Jones, Magic Johnson, Dave Winfield

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Nats bullpen members read ‘50 Shades of Grey’

In response to our report of Michael Morse reading ‘50 Shades,’ the Nats bullpen members get all dramatic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Tyler Clippard, Sean Burnett, Craig Stammen

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII responds to Osi Umenyiora

Of course, the response from the Redskins quarterback was nothing short of perfect.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:58 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Stephen Strasburg, Michael Morse, Niles Paul, Dwayne DeRosario, Chris Pontius

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Randy Edsall confirms that Maryland considered black turf

Terps football coach says the black turf didn’t look good on television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Byrd Stadium

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Gilbert Arenas’s Great Falls house on the market

Potential purchasers of Gilbert’s home are also entitled to his storied sharks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Adam LaRoche homers with Roger Bernadina’s bat

A lighter bat proved to be knuckleball kryptonite.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:59 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012

ESPN 980 announces two-hour daily NFL show during August

With Tony Kornheiser on his annual summer vacation, Fox 5’s Dave Ross will step in with football talk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Media | Tags:  ESPN 980, Tony Kornheiser, Dave Ross

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Osi Umenyiora says RGIII hasn’t earned his nickname

The Giants defensive end will be referring to RGIII as “Bob” until further notice.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:55 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Comcast SportsNet’s RGIII preseason promo

Redskins rookie quarterbacks says ‘The questions will be answered’ in a spot for the regional sports network.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/25/2012

The Bryce Harper bat the Nats gave to Ozzie Guillen

Adam LaRoche-led prank bet has a grammatical mishap, which makes it even more of a treasure.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ozzie Guillen, Bryce Harper, Adam Laroche

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/25/2012

RGIII on two catalog covers

Redskins rookie continues his amazing streak as a pitchman by landing on the cover of Football America.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Morning pixels: Davey pulls Gio, everyone gets mad

It’s that time of the season where every move the Nats make is going to make people nervous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Olympics, Redskins, D.C. United | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Nile Paul, Tyler Clippard, Ben Olsen

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Potomac Nationals choose replacement mascot

Sadly, the P Nats fans did not choose The Pickle.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:56 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/24/2012

DeAngelo Hall says Trent Williams can be NFL’s best tackle

Redskins chatty cornerback says if the former first-round left tackle wants to be, he can be the NFL’s best.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, WJLA, Britt McHenry, LaRon Landry, Rex Grossman, Michael Vick

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 07/24/2012

MLS asking fans to create all-star ads

United is asking fans to chime in with their own custom ad offerings.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:03 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Ben Olsen, Dwayne DeRosario, Chris Pontius

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Last Thing: Chris Pontius plays Hungry Hungry Hippos

The United fan favorite might just have the cutest “last picture” answer we’ve heard yet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Chris Pontius

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Snoop Dogg in Nats logo

Someone needs to get Snoop some legitimate Nats gear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Nats hit homers, hug Harper

Two Nats home runs in New York meant two big, long hugs for Bryce Harper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Natitude, Corey Brown

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Morning pixels: Prisco predicts Redskins go 3-13

Another season preview is posted, and another columnist sees the Redskins failing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Roger Bernadina, Randy Edsall, Josh Wilson, Tyler Moore

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Kevin Anderson says it’s a safe bet he’ll be at Maryland

Maryland AD tells 106.7 The Fan that if you bet on him staying in College Park, ‘you’ll win the money’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:08 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, San Francisco Chronicle, 106.7 The Fan

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

Maryland’s Missy Meharg is an Olympic commenter for NBC Sports

The coach of the Maryland field hockey

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Olympics | Tags:  NBC Sports, Missy Meharg

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Byrd Stadium turf field takes shape

With football season approaching, the field at University of Maryland’s Byrd Stadium is back to looking greenish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Byrd Stadium

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Bryce Harper, Nats in MLB playoff promo

It’s pretty cool to see the Nats in a commercial for the postseason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 07/23/2012

Michael Vick on RGIII comparisons

Eagles quarterback says his NFC East counterpart makes for ‘a great comparison.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Michael Vick, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Sports radio stations gear up for RGIII Era

As the actual start of the preseason part of the Robert Griffin III Era approaches, D.C.’s sports stations are getting ready.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Michael Morse with Bryce Harper proposal sign

Signs proposing marriage to Harper are common at Nats Park. Seeing them held up by teammates, not so much.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:40 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Morning pixels: A pessimistic view of the Redskins

Longtime local columnist and inveterate pessimist Rick Snider thinks the Redskins will be 6-10, give or take a win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Rick Snider, Chad Cordero, Drew Storen, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 07/23/2012

Venus Williams as a patriotic Princess Leia

Helping the Kastles win their 10 millionth match in a row, the tennis superstar shows off her Olympic locks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 07/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Tennis | Tags:  Venus Williams, Washington Kastles

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Sonny Jurgensen says RGIII will be ‘quicker than any Redskins quarterback in history’

The Redskins legend also advises fans to exercise some caution when it comes to the hype.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:17 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Sonny Jurgensen, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 07/20/2012

This guy caught Ryan Zimmerman’s home run barehanded

Thursday afternoon’s loss to the Mets may have been unsightly, but one fan made a highlight-reel play.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/20/2012

RGIII on the side of a Metro bus

Redskins quarterback joins Brian Orakpo, anonymous kid on the side of a WMATA bus.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Redskins women’s club sponsors swimsuit calendar party

Women of the Washington Redskins is co-hosting a 21-and-up party spotlighting mostly naked women.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Women of the Washington Redskins

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Tom O’Brien uses ‘Clown question, bro’

N.C. State football coach, like so many before him, channels Bryce Harper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tom O'Brien, Clown question, Bryce Harper

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Adam LaRoche on Michael Morse’s baby powder trick and other Nats locker room pranks

LaRoche tells of his favorite prank involving Michael Morse and Danny Espinosa.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Danny Espinosa, Ian Desmond

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s ‘My Wish’ segment

The Caps star gave a 16-year-old with lymphoma a trip to remember.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Andray Blatche, Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Last Thing: Michael Morse had a dream about ‘standing at the plate naked’

Morse’s most recent dream is almost as provocative as his “Fifty Shades of Grey” reference.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Last Thing

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Racing Presidents pay tribute to The Dark Knight

With Batman in the news, Teddy and Abe get in on the superhero act.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Chris Pontius, Ethan White talk ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Three athletes in two days willing to talk about the erotic novel may indicate a trend.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Chris Pointius, Ethan White

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Mike Wise meets Obama, Part IV

If it was a D.C. sporting event, and the President of the U.S. was there, you’d best believe Mike Wise was pressing flesh.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Mike Wise, Barack Obama, Verizon Center

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Morning pixels: Miguel Batista says Mets are better than Nats

With a pennant race looming, the former Miss Iowa decides to get all wacky-like in his post-game media session.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Miguel Batista, Gio Gonzalez, Davey Johnson, Jerry Seinfeld, Ryan Kerrigan, Michael Morse

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 07/18/2012

RGIII’s new Ga­tor­ade commercial

One day after promoting his new Adidas spot, Robert Griffin III is back with a new Ga­tor­ade spot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:03 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Ryan Kerrigan as Comcast SportsNet anchor

Redskins linebacker takes a turn behind the anchor desk for local sports station.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:45 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 07/18/2012

John Thompson: Joe Paterno was ‘a damn good man’

Former Georgetown coach and radio host tells ESPN 980 that made a mistake, but shouldn’t be vilified.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Joe Paterno, John Thompson, ESPN 980

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012

John Wall says it’s time for playoffs, All-Star game

Longest tenured Wizard tells Hoops World, ‘It’s all up to me to lead my team.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Ben Olsen plays charity tennis, photobombs teammates

D.C. United coach may be professional at RFK, but at Kastles Stadium he let his guard down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:39 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Tennis

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2012

The time Andray Blatche ate nachos before playing the Heat

Ivan Carter adds yet another postscript to the Andray Blatche era in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Antawn Jamison

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Adam LaRoche sends Bryce Harper-signed bat to Ozzie Guillen

In an effort to lighten the mood, some of the Nats decided to have a little fun at Harper’s expense.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Adam LaRoche, Rick Ankiel, Mark DeRosa

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Andray Blatche apologizes for the effort

Oft-criticized ex-Wizards big man addresses his supporters and critics in a Comcast SportsNet interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Comcast SportsNet, Chris Miller

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Michael Morse read ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

After some R-rated story time, the Nats outfielder was not impressed by the racy book.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Morning pixels: Fans are in love with the Nats

A wild, insane, bizarre, thrilling and ridiculous home win has even more fans swooning over the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/18/2012

Here’s Robert Griffin III signing his contract

Visual proof that the most hyped Redskins draft pick in decades is officially in the fold.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Remembering Andray Blatche

Maligned Wizards big man had some nice moments in D.C., but he'll be remembered for his share of follies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis, Flip Saunders

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Andres Torres at D.C. United training

In town for a series with the Nats, New York outfielder spends some time in the RFK dressing room.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Andres Torres, Will Chang

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Nats draft pick Lucas Giolito on seeing his mom in a love scene on TV

The Nats draft pick says, “The whole team was making fun of me.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:08 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lucas Giolito

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Anthony Weiner leads This Week in Clown Questions

Former Congressman joins several other figures in keeping the Clown Question alive.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Anthony Weiner, Clown Questions

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Obama, the Kiss Cam and the smooch heard ‘round the world

How a basketball gimmick landed the president in the middle of a controversy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Wizards | Tags:  Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Patrick Ewing on Bradley Beal: ‘I don’t really know much about him’

The NBA veteran and head coach hopeful is clearly not up on his draft pick knowledge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:41 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, NBA | Tags:  Patrick Ewing, Bradley Beal, Georghe Muresan, Summer League, Wizards

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Bryce Harper breaks bat over knee

After a frustrating day at the plate, the 19-year old goes snap with his twig.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Ted Leonsis explains why he’s giving up e-mail

Famously accessible Caps and Wizards owner is unplugging his public e-mail accounts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Morning pixels: Ranking D.C.’s sports talk shows

Five local shows make a list of the best 100 sports-talk shows in the nation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan, Tony Kornheiser, The Junkies, Chris Webber

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 07/17/2012

RGIII’s new Adidas commercial

Redskins quarterback dresses up in costume to showcase Adidas cleats, in a 60-second spot that was shot in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:48 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Adidas

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Miami radio host calls for Bryce Harper beaning

Clearly these radio hosts in Miami do not share our admiration of Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Bethesda Big Train fan fails nine-pound burger challenge

A brave young man in a Redskins jersey tried to eat nine-pounds of hamburger. He didn’t make it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:41 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Bethesda Big Train

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Antwaan Randle El retires, will join preseason Redskins broadcast team

Former Skins receiver and returner, who still lives in the D.C. area, will work the sidelines for the team’s preseason TV broadcasts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Antwaan Randle El, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Ryan Zimmerman with Darth Vader, Storm Troopers

Star Wars Day at Marlins Park makes for some interesting photos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/16/2012

John Smoltz says if he were Strasburg, he’d fake an injury

Former Braves great and current TBS analyst says he’d come up with a mysterious hangnail or blister.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, John Smoltz

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Kevin Durant at Barry Farm

Durant and teammate James Harden check out some Goodman League action.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics | Tags:  Kevind Durant, Barry Farm, Goodman League

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Josh LeRibeus enjoying ‘no school’ aspect of the NFL

The Redskins draft pick also shares his thoughts on Waco and his “welcome to the Redskins” moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:55 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Josh LeRibeus

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Samuel L. Jackson congratulates Lucas Giolito

Newest top draft pick has Hollywood connections, apparently including Samuel L. Jackson.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Samuel L. Jackson, Lucas Giolito

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 07/16/2012

James Carville wears Nats shirt on TV

The Nats increasingly have a lockdown on the morning political talk-show circuit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:38 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  James Carville, Natitude

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 07/16/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper always says the right thing

Time after time this season, grown-ups have acted out, while the 19-year old has taken the high road

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:58 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ozzie Guillen, Logan Morrison

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Robert Griffin III in costume for Adidas

Redskins quarterback-slash-dress-up-doll is pictured here as a bus driver, a cop and a color guard.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:56 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Bryce Harper garden gnome giveaway

This rotund figure is part of the Hagerstown Suns Bryce Harper Hall of Fame Weekend.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:23 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball, Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012

United midfielder Nick DeLeon loses his trademark tresses

The midfielder’s makeover debuted to mixed reviews.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:49 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012

First-half Natitude, in pictures

The Nats’ surge into first place has led to team spirit among a bunch of happy fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Cardboard Dan Hellie in London

The dashing NBC Washington sports anchor shows up in London’s tourist sights, two-dimensionally.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:43 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Media | Tags:  Dan Hellie, Doug Kammerer

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan playing at Barry Farm

Cabinet secretary’s summer tour of D.C.’s basketball hot spots continues at the Goodman League.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness | Tags:  Anre Duncan, Barry Farm, Goodman League

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/13/2012

RGIII explains why he wants to know your why

After hearing RGIII’s explanation, it all makes perfect sense.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, RG3

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Morning pixels: It’s all good times from here on out

With the slowest sports week of the year behind us, we have much to look forward to.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Tennis | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Chris Singleton, Jan Vesely, Bradley Beal, Tomas Satoransky, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Stephen Strasburg hasn’t discussed his shut-down with management

Fox All-Star broadcasters said such a state of affairs was ‘odd,’ but Strasburg doesn’t seem concerned.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:10 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Joe Buck, Tim McCarver, ESPN 980, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Michael Morse bobblehead is ready to unleash

Nats promotional item shows the quirky outfielder in his pre-at-bat uncoiling mode.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:27 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Bobblehead

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Potomac Nationals to have mascot faceoff

With more than thirty responses to their call for help, the P-Nats will let the fans decide on the replacement mascot.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:57 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball, D.C. United | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 07/12/2012

RGIII on Kim Kardashian: ‘People can calm down’

Redskins quarterback says there are ‘no worries’ about the famous starlet bringing him down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Kim Kardashian

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Mark Lerner on the Nats’ first-half attendance

With the Nats set for their best-attended season since 2005, principal owner says ‘it’ll get tougher to get tickets as the season goes on.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mark Lerner, Nationals Park

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 07/12/2012

RGIII’s Santa socks at the Ga­tor­ade awards

Redskins quarterback keeps his sock game churning with some Christmas in July.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Bryce Harper makes fun of Kevin Millar’s hair

Sure, it’s hypocritical. But when you’re 19 and named Bryce Harper, unwritten hair rules don’t apply to you.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Morning pixels: The marketing seams are starting to show

Heavy handed marketing is becoming more and more obvious in athletes like RGIII.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Tennis | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Kevin Durant

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Skip Bayless says Bryce Harper’s gold cleats were LeBron-esque

Professional howler monkey decides that Harper’s All-Star shoe choice will hang over his head for years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, LeBron James, Skip Baylesss

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 07/11/2012

RGIII is still checking in on his teammates

Redskins quarterback might be a rookie, but that hasn’t stopped him from asking more senior players if they’re working out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Niles Paul

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/11/2012

George Will made historical flashcards for the Nats

Conservative columnist and diehard baseball lover is helping Stephen Strasburg learn the presidents what what what?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ted Lerner, Gio Gonzalez, George Will, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Last Thing: Trent Williams dreams about touchdowns

The Redskins lineman also has a very predictable tattoo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Trent Williams, Brian Orakpo, Jammal Brown, Last Thing

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Mike Easton loves Washington

Rising UFC star notches another win, sends another love letter to his hometown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fighting Sports | Tags:  Mike Easton, Kevin Durant, Curly W

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Nats wounded warriors and the celebrity softball game

Wearing a Curly W cap, Matt Kinsey went 3-for-3 and earned MVP honors at the MLB celebrity softball game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Wounded Warriors, Nationals Park

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Stephen Strasburg: Nats will have to rip the ball out of my hands

Former GM Jim Bowden says Nats should find a way to let Strasburg pitch in the playoffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Jim Bowden, Thomas Boswell, Brett Haber

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Morning pixels: NL All-Star win has fans already thinking about Nats Game 7

Let’s dial back the predictions, just in case ‘jinx’ is an actual thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, John Wall, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:04 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Bryce Harper’s gold cleats

Youngest position player in All-Star game history shows off some of the flashiest cleats in All-Star game history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Under Armour

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Derek Jeter likes Harper, Chipper Jones admits Harper ‘man-crush’

Two of baseball’s beloved veterans show their admiration for Harper for two very different reasons.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:51 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 07/10/2012

A few more things about Sam Huff’s radio schedule

Adding a tiny bit of additional context to last week’s news that Huff will miss six regular season broadcasts this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:50 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Sam Huff, Red Zebra, ESPN, Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Bryce Harper’s revealing USA Today cover story

The front page article explains Nats’ Kangaroo court, the history of Clown Question and why Harper thinks Jeter “is baseball.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:07 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012

D.C. college basketball stars will take on Philly counterparts this summer

It’s not quite the Goodman League vs. the Drew League, but an August game will put Maryland, George Mason and Georgetown stars on the same team

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  The-Ball, John Gilchrist, James Gist, Chris Wright, Folarin Campbell, Jai Lewis, Will Thomas

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/10/2012

RGIII says D.C. is ‘hungry for success’

Redskins quarterback says “the possibilities are endless” in Washington, which is better than “either 7-9 or 8-8.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, ESPN, Alex Ovechkin, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Cherrydale volunteer fire department issues open invitation to Bryce Harper

Conjuring up memories of the 1924 World Series, to me at least, the Arlington department says the Nats are all invited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Cherrydale Fire Department, Shirley Povich

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 07/10/2012

RGIII asks his teammates ‘Why?’

Robert Griffin III has been studying up on his motivational techniques.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:22 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Niles Paul, Anthony Armstron, Terrence Austin, Tim Hightower, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Obama says the Nats are his second-favorite baseball team

The president, who famously dissed D.C.’s team with a well-placed White Sox hat, now says he’s a fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Morning pixels: Nats are co-NL favorites

Actual betting lines indicate that the Nats and Giants are now co-favorites to win the National League pennant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg, Ted Leonsis, Lorenzo Alexander, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Gio Gonzalez explains the deer pose celebration

Gio may not make a good hunter, but he makes an excellent deer.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012

George Mason’s Tony Skinn is going to the Olympics

One of the stars of George Mason’s Final Four run will be part of Nigeria’s basketball team in London.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:21 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Tony Skinn

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Kwame Brown and Clown Question offered on ESPN poll as Home Run Derby contenders

When you have more than 7 million Facebook followers, it’s not a good idea to allow them to write in poll answers.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Clown Question

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Nats old-timey highlight video

This video from Nats throwback night puts a good cap on a great promotion.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:39 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nats

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Bryce Harper explains why he thought the beer incident was a ‘clown question’

Harper offers his explanation on the quote heard ‘round the world.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Clown Question, Jayson Werth, Bo Porter

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Gio Gonzalez has his clown question moment

Asking Gio how he feels about Harper being an All-Star is a clown question.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Bruce Allen wants more Redskins Hall of Famers

Redskins GM writes on SI.com that Joe Theismann, Doug Williams, Joe Jacoby, Larry Brown, Bobby Beathard and Pat Fischer should all be in the Hall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, Peter King, Sports Illustrated, Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann, Joe Jacoby

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plays in Georgetown’s Kenner League

In yet another classic D.C. moment, a Cabinet secretary shows up to a famed local summer league, in uniform.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Anre Duncan, McDonough Arena, Kenner League

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is still talking big

As the Nats hit the All-Star break, their confident skipper says he’d be disappointed with anything less than the NL East crown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Terps, Tennis | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Kelly Johnson, Comcast SportsNet, Bryce Harper, Eric Prisbell

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 07/06/2012

The Nats have a Rally Carp

When things are going good, your TV play-by-play man will make funny gestures while holding a 90-year old bat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:00 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, MASN

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Potomac Nationals place mascot on the DL

The P-Nats are looking for volunteer mascots to fill in for the injured Uncle Slam.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Potomac Nationals

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Bradley Beal learns about clown questions

We can add the Wizards draft pick to the clown question club.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Bradley Beal, Bryce Harper, Clown Question

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/06/2012

John Thompson Jr. in a 1996 Taco Bell commercial

The legendary former Georgetown coach appears to be wooing recruits with Tacos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  John Thompson, Jr.

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Nats throwback night in pictures

It was a night of vintage garb, old-timey jazz bands and general 1920’s nostalgia.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Someone put a Michael Morse card on Abner Doubleday’s grave

The father of baseball likely never went Beast Mode, but now you can pretend he did.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Abner Doubleday, Arlington National Cemeterey, Michael Morse, Natitude

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Morning pixels: Harper loses All-Star vote, but not for lack of effort

The Bryce Harper all-star campaign went global, if only for a moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Tyler Clippard, Adam LaRoche, Evan Royster

Posted at 12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Adam LaRoche hits game winner, teammates pose as deer

The Nats magical early summer continues, with a good old-fashioned sweep of the Giants.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Adam Laroche, Gio Gonzalez, Rick Ankiel, Ian Desmond

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Under Armour’s Bryce Harper clown shirts

Bryce Harper’s athletic-gear sponsor releases an officially licensed clown-themed shirt, which will go on sale Tuesday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:24 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ryan Mattheus, Under Armour, Clown Question

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Gio Gonzalez on Chicken Mode

Nats pitcher ups his likability another 17 levels by wearing a ‘Chicken Mode’ t-shirt during a television interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:48 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Fox 5, Bryce Harper, Chicken Mode, Michael Morse, Beast Mode

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012

The Nationals on their popularity in D.C.

Ryan Zimmerman confirms that the public reaction players receive is different than during the 100-loss years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude, Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez, Drew Storen

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Bryce Harper wants to be a firefighter in the offseason

Because he evidently doesn’t have enough going on in his life, the Nats outfielder has offseason EMT plans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, All-Star Game

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/05/2012

Nats will use 1924 baseball before turn back the clock night

With the team outfitted in uniforms from the World Series year, the first pitch will involve a World Series ball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Phil Wood, Nationals Park, Walter Johnson

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Bryce Harper gets shaving cream pie, courtesy of Jayson Werth

In true clutch fashion, Harper finished the interview with shaving cream dangling from various parts of his head.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:17 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012

July 4th Natitude

With attendance booming, Nats fans are acting increasingly weird. Natitude, or whatever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Nationals Park

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Alex Ovechkin practices with Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon

Caps superstar takes to the grass with his famous girlfriend in England.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Tennis | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko, Wimbledon

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Bryce Harper adds custom curly ‘W’ to his car

Harper adds some Natitude to his custom car.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:13 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Morning pixels: Nats winning means more people care

The Nats’ success has forced fans to pay attention.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Nats put 1924 throwbacks on sale at team store

Get a World Series replica jersey with a 19-year old’s name on it for $125 this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Redskins announce reduced schedule for Sam Huff

Longtime radio color analyst will only broadcast 10 regular-season games this season, due to the ‘rigors of travel.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

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

Fred Davis admits he was at a club the day before a Redskins game

Court battle prompts tight end to offer the information that he was at Cafe Asia the day before the Skins hosted the Jets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Davis, Cafe Asia, Eric Maynor

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Last Thing: Josh LeRibeus got a little misty watching Toy Story 3

Offensive lineman also explains why he has to buy Redskins gear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:36 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh LeRibeus, Last Thing

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Bradley Beal, Wizards celebrate with cake

It wouldn’t be a true Wizards celebration without cake.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Jordan Brand creates D.C.-themed shoe

With the World Basketball Festival coming to Washington later this month, a special military-inspired sneaker will go on sale.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Morning pixels: Tim Kurkjian says Nats are NL favorites

ESPN analyst tells ESPN 980 that Washington’s baseball team is currently the National League team to beat.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Tim Kurkjian, ESPN 980, Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/02/2012

The Supreme Court and Congressional baseball games of yore

If you think Congressional baseball games are cool now, imagine when the teams were allowed to use 11 players.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Weirdness | Tags:  FDR, Congress

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Earl Weaver statue unveiled at Camden Yards

Orioles unveil the second of their legends sculptures, and honor their former manager at Camden Yards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Earl Weaver, Davey Johnson, Frank Robinson, Camden Yards

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Randy Edsall talks about working with Maroon PR

Terps football coach said the outside public-relations firm will help Maryland ‘to get that message out more about who we are.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Randy Edsall, John Maroon, WNST

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

RGIII’s fiancee admits his popularity has gotten in the way of dinner

It’s been a long time since the Redskins have had to worry about a player’s popularity being a problem.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/02/2012

D.C. athletes support Bryce Harper for All-Star Game

Local pros take to social media to ask fans to vote for the Nats’ teenage phenom.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ryan Kerrigan, Niles Paul, Josh Wilson, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Pierre Garcon and RGIII compare ‘ugly cleats’ at passing camp

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hosted Pierre Garcon, among others, to work on passing drills. Some Colts fans are not happy with Garcon.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Kevin Durant at Chi-Cha Lounge

The D.C. native and Oklahoma City star was hanging with the little people over the weekend.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA | Tags:  Kevin Durant

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Alex Ovechkin plays tennis at Wimbledon

The Caps star displays a terrible backhand.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Tiger Woods hit Chick Hernandez with a drive at AT&T National

AT&T National tournament host plunked the Comcast SportsNet anchor with an errant shot on Sunday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Golf | Tags:  Tiger Woods, Gary Williams, Chick Hernandez, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Morning pixels: Nats and Orioles push the Beltway Ballot

Two local baseball clubs team up to push their players for the final All-Star game berths.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jason Hammel, Peter Angelos, Alex Semin, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/30/2012

The downed trees at Congressional Country Club

About 40 downed trees force a delay in the AT&T National, and make for some incredible images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Golf | Tags:  Congressional Country Club, AT&T National

 

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