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Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Nats bullpen has matching t-shirts

The shirts, designed by Drew Storen, need quite a bit of explanation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Mattheus, Drew Storen, Jimmy Lett

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Morning pixels: Nats team photo missing one important guy

Gio Gonzalez accidentally missed the team photo because he was hanging out with his parents.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper, Edwin Jackson, Jayson Werth

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/30/2012

It’s the preseason for everyone

Weird jerseys, mixed up coaches, wrong schools, misspellings? No worries. It’s the preseason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Zero of 28 NFL.com and ESPN.com analysts put Skins in the playoffs

Washington is one of just four NFC teams that couldn’t even get a bit of preseason love.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  ESPN.com, NFL.com, ESPN, NFL Network, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Marlon Favorite on his Twitter avatar and hip-hop aspirations

The Redskins tackle has plans to be a recording artist.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins | Tags:  Marlon Favorite

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Strasburg Shutdown Contest winners

Our favorite reader-submitted fake opinions from famous people on the looming Strasburg Shutdown.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Chris Cooley on whether the Redskins treated him fairly

As sports-talk rages back and forth, the tight end seems to suggest that he was treated ok by his team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Dan Hellie, LaVar Arrington, Kevin Sheehan

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Lorenzo Alexander, Dezmon Briscoe on the heartbreak of getting cut

The process of learning you’ve been cut isn’t as simple as finding a note in your locker that says, “Go see coach, bring your playbook.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander, Dezmon Briscoe

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Jim Riggleman, Stan Kasten back Nats on Strasburg shutdown

Former manager, former team president both think Mike Rizzo is doing the right thing with his ace.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Jordan Zimmermann, Jim Riggleman, Stan Kasten

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Chris Cooley opens up about his release and whether he could play for Dallas

Chris Cooley does an interview with Dan Hellie and gets pretty deep.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:22 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Bryce Harper in Bruce Springsteen MLB playoff promo

Of course, the one Nats player featured in this playoff video is the center fielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Bruce Springsteen, TBS

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins bubble guys speak out

For some of the players trying to make the Redskins’ final roster, it’s going to be a long two days.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, College Football, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Anthony Armstrong, Dezmon Briscoe, Aldrick Robinson, Doug Worthington, Roy Helu, Evan Royster, Kirk Cousins, Rex Grossman, Davey Johnson, John Carlson, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Video of Bryce Harper’s helmet-throwing ejection

After yet another on-field display of anger, the Nats’ outfielder gets tossed from one of his best games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:41 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Dan Snyder with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Redskins owner and NASCAR star walk around FedEx Field together on Wednesday evening.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dale Earnhardt, Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/29/2012

John Wall on his support for Barack Obama

The Wizards star explains why he not afraid to be political in public.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Robert Griffin III ditches the pre-game headphones

After listening to music through his pre-game throws in Buffalo and Chicago, RGIII takes them off before the Indianapolis game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Dick Vitale visits with the Nats

The ESPN analyst took some time to pose with the team.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez, Davey Johnson, Kristina Akra

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Curse of the Insider app?

The first two cover stars of The Post’s Insider app were Donovan McNabb and Chris Cooley. The third? You don’t want to know.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Donovan McNabb, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Brooks Laich is D.C.’s longest-tenured pro athlete

With Chris Cooley’s release, the Caps winger joins Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss and Alex Ovechkin atop the list of Washington veterans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Brooks Laich, Chris Cooley, Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Bill James says Nats Strasburg strategy is ‘reasonable’

Noted sabermetrician writes on his Web site that he would ‘err on the side of caution’ with a young pitcher coming off Tommy John surgery.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, NPR, Bill James

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Niles Paul explains ‘cuffing season’

The Redskins receiver talks about settling down with a lady friend for the winter.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:56 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Niles Paul

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Nationals giving away ‘Nationals Wonk’ shirts

Team is either being charmingly ironic, or playing to every stereotype of the typical D.C. resident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 08/29/2012

WUSA sports anchor wears Cooley jersey

On a day of sadness and tributes, Kristen Berset went the extra mile, wearing a No. 47 jersey on air.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:53 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Kristen Berset, WUSA

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/29/2012

Morning pixels: LaVar says Cooley should have been treated better

Ex-Redskin and friend of Cooley says the tight end’s final days with the Redskins show that players need to look out for No. 1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, LaVar Arrington, 106.7 The Fan, Clinton Portis, Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, F.P. Santangelo

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Mike Shanahan gets emotional during Chris Cooley speech

Redskins coach appears to tear up as Chris Cooley makes his farewell remarks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:29 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Teammates react to Chris Cooley’s departure

Several current and former Redskins pay tribute to the fan favorite online.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Niles Paul, Clinton Portis

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Chris Cooley’s wedding gift

Cooley put his own stamp on this Bogger’s wedding.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:51 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Chris Cooley’s bloggiest Redskins moments

Redskins tight end was a fan favorite, and a gift from the heavens for D.C. bloggers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 08/28/2012

D.C. United supports You Can Play

United has put together video pledging a homophobia-free team environment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:16 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins fans booing Rex Grossman

When the former starter made his first appearance of the season at FedEx Field, he was greeted with jeers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:36 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, FedEx Field, Larry Michael, Sonny Jurgensen, Sam Huff

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Strasburg Shutdown Contest

Just about everyone has an opinion on whether the Nats should shut down their star pitcher.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Last Thing: Why Tyler Moore is mad at Braves pitcher Eric O’Flaherty

The Nats rookie on music and why Braves pitcher Eric O’Flaherty made him mad.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Moore, Last Thing

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Redskins appeal to 12th Man

Here’s a picture of a Redskins employee holding a ‘12th Man’ sign, which will send Texas A&M fans into fits.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Texas A&M, 12th Man, FedEx Field

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/28/2012

When Davey Johnson out-homered Hank Aaron

During one magical season, the second-baseman-turned-Nats-skipper had more power than one of baseball’s greatest sluggers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Hank Aaron

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Alex Ovechkin at the U.S. Open

Caps captain continues his summer of tennis love by joining his girlfriend in Flushing Meadows.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson knew this was coming

Nats skipper says he knew last August that he had a potential pennant winner on his hands.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Jayson Werth, Jim Riggleman, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 08/27/2012

RGIII channels Captain Planet

The Redskins quarterback knows how to make an exit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:15 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Nick Sundberg, Redskins fashionista

The Redskins long snapper had to tie the ties of almost twenty teammates before the Redskins Welcome Home Luncheon

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:38 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Graham Gano

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Bryce Harper: ‘When you’re loose and flawless, you’re sexy’

Nats outfielder explains his latest catch phrase to NBC Washington’s Dan Hellie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dan Hellie

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

Jim Vance to Nats: C’mon, Man

Veteran WRC anchor isn’t pleased with the team’s stance on paying for late-night Metro.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jim Vance, Washington Post, Metro

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Redskins 10 for 80 video

The selection of 10 more men for the franchise’s 80th anniversary list gives an excuse to extract old footage from the archives.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Bugel, Hogs, LaVar Arrington, Sean Taylor, Clinton Portis, Chris Samuels, Jon Jansen

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jim Riggleman on the Nats

Former skipper, now in the minor leagues, says the Nationals have a ‘fine organization’ with ‘great talent.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jim Riggleman, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Jayson Werth’s bare-handed catch

This is why little league coaches live by the “use two hands when you catch” mantra.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:10 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Josh LeRibeus booed off stage during Redskins’ rookie skit

Perhaps 300-pound linemen should keep their clothes on.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:28 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh LeRibeus, Niles Paul, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Maryland soccer’s state flag uniforms

Like just about every other Terps program, the nationally ranked men’s soccer team is repping the Maryland state flag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Drew Storen and Tyler Clippard use Twitter to settle their dinner bill

The Nats pitchers invented a game called Twitter Bill Roulette.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:41 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Terry Bradshaw and Troy Aikman discuss the Strasburg Shutdown

The world demands to know every living person’s feelings about this matter. Here are two more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Terry Bradshaw, Troy Aikman, Joe Buck, Fox

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/27/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII says he’s better at football than commercials

Redskins quarterback has dominated the preseason endorsement market, but he says he’ll do better than that on the field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Darren Rovell

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Dan Snyder: Redskins have ‘a great future’

Team owner tells the team-produced broadcast that his new starting quarterback is ‘the entire package.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:05 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Clinton Portis, Sam Huff

Posted at 06:26 PM ET, 08/25/2012

Robert Griffin III Tebowing?

After a touchdown pass in the first half against the Colts, the Redskins rookie QB took a knee.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:26 PM ET, 08/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Tim Tebow, Santana Moss

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Braves announcers suggest Nats won’t win World Series until Teddy wins a race

Curse of the Billy Goat? Chip Caray would have you believe there’s a Curse of Teddy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Fox Sports South, Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents Race

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII will haunt your dreams

Perhaps this blogger needs to step away from the marketing madness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, D.C. United | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Clinton Portis, Bill Hamid, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Clinton Portis says Dan Snyder is the best owner in sports

Retiring running back pays tribute to his former owner on Twitter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:23 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Clinton Portis

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 08/23/2012

RGIII on the Newseum wall

Here’s a 74-foot tall image of Robert Griffin III looking out over Pennsylvania Avenue, plus pretzel jokes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Grfiin III, Adidas

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Dr. James Andrews backs the Nats

Amid the torrent of ex-players ridiculing the Nats for shutting down Strasburg, a respected doctor stands up for their plan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:32 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, James Andrews

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Redskins preseason broadcasts and corporate branding

Last week’s Bears programming included at least 17 corporate logos shown during the actual game broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Theismann, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Nats fan’s message for Braves fan neighbor

It’s all fun and games until the Nats lost to the Braves.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:37 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Mitch Williams calls Strasburg Shutdown ‘absolutely absurd’

MLB Network analyst and longtime reliever says Mike Rizzo’s plan will be a hard sell in the Nats clubhouse.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mitch Williams, Mike Rizzo, Steve McCatty, Scott Boras

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Lorenzo Alexander and Kedric Golston are certified pilates instructors

The Redskins teammates talk about why pilates isn’t just for girls.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:28 PM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Lorenzo Alexander, Kedric Golston

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Rudy Giuliani speaks out against Strasburg Shutdown

Former New York mayor and famous Yankees fan says he would let Strasburg pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Rudy Giuliani, David Gregory

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/23/2012

The Newseum will show off a giant RGIII

Because we’re all being very subtle and understated with our Robert Griffin III hype, GIANT RGIII ON PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Adidas, Newseum

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012

Morning pixels: Chipper Jones continues his Nats ‘man-crush’

Last night’s farewell to Chipper Jones left everyone a little emotional.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, D.C. United, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Mark DeRosa, Adam LaRoche, Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Mike Rizzo, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins, Leonard Hankerson, Clinton Portis

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 08/22/2012

The time George W. Bush gave Juan Dixon his cell number

When the Terps visited the White House, their shooting guard got them digits.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Juan Dixon, Gary Williams, ESPN 980, George W. Bush

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Mike Rizzo: Nats have 50-page Strasburg shutdown presentation

The document is top secret, so don’t ask for it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:14 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 08/22/2012

DeAngelo Hall a few credits shy of psychology degree

A degree in psychology might take the Redskins CB’s game to a whole new level.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:11 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Longwood University has a new fight song

If you like rah-rah fight songs, you’re gonna love ‘Hail to Longwood U!’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Atlantic 11 | Tags:  Longwood University

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Post Editorial Board endorses Strasburg Shutdown

The official stance of this newspaper’s editorial board is that Mike Rizzo gets the benefit of the doubt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg, Thomas Boswell, Tracee Hamilton, Mike Wise

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Maryland football goes bowling

If things don’t improve for the Terps this year, this could be the only time you see “Maryland” and ”bowl” in the same headline.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, College Football | Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 08/22/2012

GW joins ‘You Can Play’ movement

With this video for the ‘You Can Play’ movement, GW joins some high profile schools in promising locker rooms free of discrimination.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:41 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, College Football, College Lacrosse, College Soccer | Tags:  George Washington University, GWU

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012

The Nats and Metro: an update

Some fans were stranded at the ballpark Monday when Metro closed before the game ended.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Morning pixels: ESPN Magazine predicts 2-14 Redskins

The “big brains” and “powerful computers” are forecasting a dismal season ahead.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg, Kirk Cousins, Bradley Beal, Adam Carriker, Ian Desmond

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012

RGIII in GQ

The magazine features five NFL rookies in a fall fashion spread, plus a story about Griffin himself.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, GQ

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 08/21/2012

F.P. Santangelo and his six-game break

Nats color analyst is in California with his family for a week. Calm down everyone. He’ll be back soon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  F.P. Santangelo, MASN

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Tyler Clippard on his intro song and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

The Nats reliever explains why The Fugees make an appropriate intro.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:46 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Cippard

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Last Thing: Kedric Golston never gets mad

The Redskins defensive tackle also talks about the last time he cried.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins | Tags:  Kedric Golston, Last Thing

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 08/21/2012

John Wall goes one-on-one with a high school kid

John Wall takes on high school kids during his summer breakout camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:33 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 08/21/2012

Kirk Cousins wants to make Mike Shanahan look very smart

Suddenly popular Redskins rookie says he wants to make Mike Shanahan look like a visionary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Couple takes wedding photos on Maryland’s new turf field

Nothing says true love like field turf decorated with the Maryland state flag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Nats bloggers and first place

Many D.C. baseball blogs did not survive through the dark years. I talked to the proprietors of some that did.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Bryce Harper shatters another bat on home plate

Nats rookie continues his season-long assault on baseball lumber in extra innings against the Braves.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 08/21/2012

RGIII magazine cover channels Donovan McNabb’s Washingtonian cover

Two years after Washingtonian asked if Donovan McNabb could save the Redskins, Northern Virginia Magazine has a similar idea.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Morning pixels: Nats partying like it’s 1994

Take a look at the standings at the end of the 1994 season. They look kind of familiarish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Robert Griffin III, Dan Uggla, Mike Rizzo, Pierre Garcon, Michal Neuvirth

Posted at 01:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Nats win on Uggla miscue, celebrate

Another bizarre walk-off winner means another batch of joyous and celebratory Nats images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy, Jayson Werth, Danny Espinosa, Davey Johnson, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Nats game delayed by praying mantis

Sometimes it takes a giant insect to separate the men from the boys.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Skip Bayless on RGIII, Kirk Cousins: ‘It’s human nature if you’re white to root for the white guy’

Skip Bayless says dumb things. This thing is one of them.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:13 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Kirk Cousins, Skip Bayless

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Peter King ‘wouldn’t be that surprised’ if Redskins win a playoff game

Sports Illustrated writer and NFL talker thinks the playoffs are a possibility, which seems surprising to me.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:21 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peter King, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck, RGIII, LaVar Arrington, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Teddy loses 500th race in violent fashion

The losses suffered by Teddy just get more and more embarrassing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Strasburg debate takes over Fox’s Yankees-Red Sox broadcast

When National networks ignore New York and Boston in favor of Washington, you know weird things are afoot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tim McCarver, Kenny Albert, Fox, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012

A shark dances with red Spandex man at Nats Park

Never let it be said that D.C. sports fans aren’t embracing the 2012 Nats with a proper level of weirdness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Kirk Cousins gets moving help from Chris Cooley, Tom Compton

The rookie quarterback answers the question of why he didn’t hire movers.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Chris Cooley, Tom Compton

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Rob Dibble hangs up on LaVar and Dukes

Former MASN announcer gets testy and irritated and unpleasant and then says bye.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media | Tags:  Rob Dibble, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Andrea Mitchell brings Strasburg debate to MSNBC

It’s only a matter of time until someone asks the President about this. I’m not kidding, either.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Andrea Mitchell, David Leonhardt

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Dan Snyder poses for a photo with RGIII’s dad

Two of the main authority figures in RGIII’s life gathered on the field in Chicago Saturday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Morning pixels: Are the Nats challenging the Redskins’ predominance?

It’s probably a silly and meaningless debate, but no, the Nats are not yet on top in this market.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Andray Blatche, Bryce Harper, Walter Johnson, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 08/19/2012

Kirk Cousins and Tom Compton pay tribute to Walter Payton

Redskins reserves bust out an iconic celebration during their trip to Soldier Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:20 PM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Tom Compton, Walter Payton

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 08/19/2012

Bears announcer suggests Redskins might have a QB controversy

Jim Miller wins the prize for most outlandish line of preseason NFL television commentary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:33 AM ET, 08/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Kirk Cousins, Jim Miller

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper tells kids about winning

Nats outfielder tells Fairfax campers that losing is not fun and not ok

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Redskins selling RGIII-Andrew Luck rivalry T-shirt

A Redskins T-shirt trumpeting a preseason matchup is not at all over the top.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:35 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012

Scott Boras on why the Nats can’t get creative with Strasburg

Stephen Strasburg’s agent explains that everyone agreed on a medical protocol, which does not leave much wiggle room.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Nats players doing Expendables impressions

Tyler Clippard does an excellent Dolph Lundgren.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sean Burnett, Tyler Clippard, Ryan Mattheus, Craig Stammen

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 08/17/2012

An upside-down RGIII jersey

One fan’s aunt rescued a messed-up jersey, and now he can probably look unique at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Redskins’ Marlon Favorite and the almost tackle

The newest Redskin is featured in this hilarious highlight video.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:35 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Marlon Favorite

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Rob Dibble slams Stephen Strasburg and Mike Rizzo

Just when you thought the rhetoric couldn’t get more ridiculous, along comes Rob Dibble.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Rob Dibble, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Mark Lerner

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper (not) playing volleyball at Fairfax High

On campus to run a baseball clinic for young kids, the Nats’ outfielder somehow winds up in a gym.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Bryce Harper to campers: ‘Be as sexy as you can’

Harper spent his day off giving major league advice to young ballplayers.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII could see 30-35 plays

We may see RGIII for an entire half against Chicago.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 08/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Stephen Strasburg, Chris Cooley, Kirk Cousins, Bryce Harper, Chris Baker

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Lockers of Redskins who are not RGIII

We can’t show you what RGIII’s locker looks like, so here are the lockers of some defensive linemen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:55 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Kedric Golston, Barry Cofield, Chris Baker, Adam Carriker

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Trevor Ariza wants a handshake from Obama

Thanks to an ill-timed trade, Ariza missed out on his White House trip and hopes to make up for it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:49 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Emeka Okafor

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Tommy John disagrees with Nats’ Strasburg Shutdown

The surgery bears his name, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that this dude is a medical expert. OR DOES IT?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:58 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/16/2012

RGIII talks pro wrestling with Adam Carriker

Redskins QB tells his locker neighbor that Goldberg is his favorite wrestler of all time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Kid memorizes all of Nats’ batting stances

Committing the Nats’ batting habits to memory is good dedication.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond, Adam LaRoche

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 08/16/2012

D.C. by itself in supporting the Strasburg Shutdown

ESPN.com poll on the matter shows 50 states think the pitcher should pitch, and one little District sides with Mike Rizzo

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, ESPN

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Scott Boras backs Mike Rizzo and the Nats

Stephen Strasburg’s agent praises Rizzo for following the opinions of doctors in dealing with his young ace.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Scott Boras

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/16/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s locker

Super heroes and inspirational sayings are so very RGIII.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Stephen Strasburg, Randy Edsall, Niles Paul, Kirk Cousins, Chris Cooley, Joe Gibbs

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Joe Gibbs is ‘fired up’ for RGIII

Redskins legend tells ESPN that, with a quarterback in the fold, the Redskins now have a chance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:28 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Gibbs, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, ESPN, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 08/15/2012

D.C. United players meet RGIII

Football players meet futbol players at Redskins practice.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:26 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, D.C. United | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bill Hamid, Perry Kitchen, Brandon McDonald, Danny Cruz, Nick DeLeon, Joe Willis

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Nats TV ratings on MASN now up 62 percent

As D.C.’s baseball team keeps winning, D.C. keeps watching, in greater and greater numbers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  MASN, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Drew Storen on shutting down Strasburg

Seriously, people. Keep those opinions coming.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:55 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Drew Storen

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/15/2012

The Orioles held a crab race to determine the order of their fantasy football draft

In a brilliant nod to their baseball town, the Orioles raced some crabs. Chris Davis won.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles | Tags:  Darren O'Day, Chris Davis, Fantasy football

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2012

MLB selling official Bryce Harper ‘clown question’ shirt

They’re a little late to the party, but at least it’s a proper clown question reference.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Leo Mazzone calls the Nats’ Strasburg plan ‘pathetic’

Former Braves pitching coach lambastes the Nationals for their thinking on Stephen Strasburg.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Leo Mazzone, Mike Rizzo, ESPN Radio, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 08/15/2012

RGIII plays D.C. tour guide

The Redskins superstar took the city in via double-decker bus.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:38 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Crane welcomes RGIII to D.C.

Construction project at 14th and U goes from Natitude to RGthrizzletude.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/15/2012

Morning pixels: Peter King thinks RGIII will be running

The conventional wisdom is that Robert Griffin III won’t run much this season; Peter King doesn’t agree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Peter King

Posted at 08:38 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Shark Week has Natitude

Discovery Channel shark-loving extravagazna pays tribute to Roger Bernadina.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:38 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Shark Week, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Baylor takes out full-page RGIII ad in Redskins yearbook

This may be the first time a school has paid money for the chance to congratulate the Redskins.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin IIIl, RGIII

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Bob Carpenter calls Stephen A. Smith a ‘baseball genius’

Nats play-by-play man needles the ESPN yelling machine during Monday night’s blowout win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, MASN, Rob Parker, ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Bob Carpenter

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Anthony Armstrong wears ‘Bob’ jersey

Injured wide receiver continues to redefine the limits of non-contact jersey fashion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:29 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  A nthony Armstrong, Bob Griffin

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Political Animals tackles RGIII

USA drama uses the Redskins rookie quarterback in a recent bit of dialog.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:47 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Rick Sutcliffe has a plan for Stephen Strasburg

ESPN analyst suggests Nats should space out Strasburg’s starts to get him through the end of the regular season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Rick Sutcliffe, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/14/2012

Stephen Strasburg on Gio Gonzalez, Jordan Zimmermann: ‘They’re intimidated by me’

The Nats pitchers talk about dugout mentality.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Gio onzalez, Jordan Zimmermann

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 08/14/2012

The Run RG3 t-shirts

Dozens of bootleg Robert Griffin III shirts have emerged. This one is the best.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Dwayne De Rosario bobblehead night

In addition to a fun bobblehead, the first 50 fans to bike to RFK and check in get a free ticket to Sunday’s game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Dwayne De Rosario

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Nats dugout makes Shark gestures

After Roger Bernadina’s latest remarkable catch, he gets serenaded with chomping motions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:29 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Dennis Eckersley says Nats will have to pitch Strasburg

Hall of Fame closer and TBS broadcaster does not believe the Nats will shut down Strasburg.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Dennis Eckersley, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Anthony Armstrong’s new jersey art

The Redskins receiver has moved on from a simple question mark to a tic-tac-toe board.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:49 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Anthony Armstrong

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/13/2012

John Harbaugh wants the Ravens to be Washington’s AFC team

After a practice session at the Naval Academy, Baltimore’s football coach says there’s enough room for his team, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, NFL | Tags:  John Harbaugh, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Hunter Pence breaks down the Nats

The outfielder says Washington is good at, “Um, pitching and hitting.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Hunter Pence

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 08/13/2012

The Redskins have an 80th anniversary wine

How better to commemorate 80 years of football than with Redskins Reserve, a Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma County?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:53 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 08/13/2012

EA’s Mike Shanahan has been working out

Madden ‘13 portrays the Redskins leader as a hulking, toned coaching specimen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Rex Grossman, EA Sports

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Marion Barry predicts the Redskins will make the playoffs

The D.C. council member and former mayor wants to take Robert Griffin III for a tour of U Street.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Marion Barry, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Doug Williams

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Kirk Cousins on the 700 Club

Redskins backup quarterback tells the Christian Broadcasting Network that his role might be ‘to serve Robert and the rest of my teammates.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Virginia Tech’s new football helmets

For an early-season white-out, the Hokies will wear white helmets with Hokie tracks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football | Tags:  Hokie tracks

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Stephen A. Smith says Nats handling of Strasburg is ‘disgraceful’

ESPN mechanized bullhorn says the Nats approach ‘makes me sick to my stomach.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, ESPN, Stephen A. Smith, Skip Bayless

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Morning pixels: Randy Edsall talks about names on uniforms

Maryland football coach tells Baltimore’s 105.7 that adding back the names on uniforms is a nod to Terps tradition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Nats | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Ryan Zimmerman, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Ted Leonsis, Gabby Douglas

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 08/12/2012

The Orioles fan in the wrestling mask

Yes, Natitude is running rampant in D.C., but there’s still some Oriole Magic making people dress funny in Baltimore.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:29 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles | Tags:  Oriole Magic, Natitude

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012

Construction project at 14th and U has Natitude

Giant crane in one of D.C.’s busiest intersections says ‘GO NATS,’ which is a new thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/10/2012

RGIII’s Redskins debut the highest rated program in Comcast SportsNet history

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/10/2012

RGIII’s first less than perfect answer

The Redskins rookie isn’t perfect after all. Just human.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/10/2012

Pierre Garcon shows off his vampire fangs

New Redskins receiver displays his customary weird toothy mouthguard as he scores his first sort-of touchdown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Pierre Garcon

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Nats radio team explains baseball equipment

If you missed the radio broadcast of the bottom of the ninth Thursday night, you missed a lot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:38 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charlie Slowes, Dave Jageler, 106.7 The Fan, ball bags

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Jayson Werth says Nats are ‘starting something great’

Nats outfielder talks to radio man Dave Jageler about what Washington can expect from its baseball team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth, 106.7 The Fan, Dave Jageler

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Davey Johnson’s high school yearbook photo

A half-century before guiding the Nats to MLB’s best record, Johnson showed some high-school swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Natitude

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/10/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins top Nats on bar televisions

If you were at one of the bars who ignored the Nats game, you missed one heck of a pitching performance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Nats, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Jordan Zimmermann, Kurt Suzuki, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 08/10/2012

RGIII shakes hands with the officials

Before his impressive (if brief) on-field debut, the Redskins rookie quarterback got friendly with the replacement refs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:40 AM ET, 08/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:33 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Joe Theismann gushes over RGIII

Want to stay medium about the Redskins rookie QB? Better put on some ear muffs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Joe Theismann, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 09:28 PM ET, 08/09/2012

ESPN confuses Robert Griffin III with Cedric Griffin

The Redskins rookie quarterback excelled in his brief debut, but the four-letter network thought it was Cedric.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012

Kornheiser and Wilbon on Bernadina’s catch

PTI hosts highlight the sad manner in which Roger Bernadina kept Houston from winning a baseball game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  ESPN, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon, Roger Bernadina, Tony Reali

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 08/09/2012

RGIII, at age 11, with Bills cornerback Aaron Williams

Longtime friend and track rival produces a picture of the two NFL youngsters as kids.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/09/2012

The GW basketball team sings its fight song in Italian

In preparation for a summer trip to Italy, the Colonials go to the Italian Embassy and sing in tongues.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Rev Redskin’s preseason motivational video

Washington’s most optimistic and/or delusional fan is fired up for the start of the preseason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Kevin Millar, Dick Vitale on the Strasburg Shutdown

Two more national names weigh in on Washington’s current greatest sports debate.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Dick Vitale, Kevin Millar

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Nats hit home runs, throw bubble gum

During a season full of joyous home run celebrations, the Nats now have a new one. It involves bubble gum.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Espinosa, Natitude

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Morning pixels: Heath Shuler’s preseason (home) debut

With RGIII on the verge of his first preseason action, here’s a quick look back at Heath Shuler’s opening (home) disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Heath Shuler, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Bryce Harper, Angel Hernandez, Gio Gonzalez, John Feinstein

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

Joel Ward on awkward hernia moments and getting a call from the FBI

Put the kids to bed before hitting play on this one.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:03 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward

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

Nick Sundberg on a Slip ‘n Slide

Redskins’ long snapper is emerging as perhaps the team’s biggest character, which is weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Astros fan screams throughout entire Nats game

The screaming fans was quickly nicknamed “howler monkey.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 08/08/2012

John Wall tells Jim Rome the Wizards are a playoff team

Wizards point guard tells CBS host that he wants to be ‘somebody that the whole city can lean on.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:48 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Jim Rome

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Jake Peavy, Jeff Francoeur on shutting down Stephen Strasburg

The Coalition Against Strasburg Shutdown has two new members.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg

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

Dave Jageler calls Roger Bernadina’s game-winning catch

Here is the audio of Dave Jageler’s call of Bernadina’s magical glovework on 106.7 The Fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:08 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Dave Jageler, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Morning pixels: D.C. no longer just a ‘Redskins town’

One day away from the Redskins’ first preseason game, and the Nats are what everyone’s talking about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Craig Stammen, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 08/08/2012

The Nats react to Roger Bernadina’s game-ending catch

After the Shark saved the game in the 12th, his teammates celebrated in entertaining fashion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Michael Morse, Jayson Werth, Tyler Clippard, Craig Stammen

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Ian Desmond and chicken soup

Could a restorative pot of chicken soup based on a 19th century Hungarian recipe be speeding the shortstop back to health? Who the hell knows?

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:28 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Colin Cowherd uses Serena Williams dance to rip John Wall

ESPN Radio host continues his years-long crusade against something John Wall once did for 30 seconds.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:48 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, ESPN, Colin Cowherd, Serena Williams

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Goodman League promises John Wall, Gilbert Arenas and Chris Brown on Aug. 19

Goodman Roundball Classic at Wise High is scheduled to include several NBA stars, plus a Wale performance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:23 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Gilbert Arenas, Wale, Chris Brown

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 08/07/2012

RGIII would be ‘very okay’ with not getting hit on Thursday

With the Redskins offensive line problems, Griffin might want to get “very okay” with taking a few hits.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:39 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Peter King has some nicknames for the Redskins’ QBs

Venerable scribe calls RGIII ‘BobGriff’ and Rex Grossman ‘Rex Groesbart,’ because I don’t know why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:43 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Peter King, Dan Snyder, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Rex Grossman

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 08/07/2012

Last Thing: Ross Detwiler is due for a vacation

The Nats pitcher isn’t a chef, but he’s proud of his Easy Mac skills.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:32 PM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ross Detwiler, Last Thing

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 08/07/2012

RGIII writes ‘Seize the Moment’ on his cleats

Funny socks are so 2011. In 2012, we’re all about handwritten football cleat messages.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Anthony Armstrong in a question mark jersey

The Redskins receiver customized his own practice jersey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:37 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Anthony Armstrong, Leonard Hankerson

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Kurt Suzuki’s bright yellow finger nails

No, the Nats’ new catcher isn’t a tortured punk rocker. He’s just trying to help pitchers see his signs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Kurt Suzuki

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/07/2012

The Astros botch a bunt, and the Nats win

A ridiculous comedy of absurd Little League-style errors helps Washington to the ugliest of victories.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Roger Bernadina, Kurt Suzuki

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Morning pixels: Phillies sell out streak ends

Phillies fans might want to consider taking back their own park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Bryce Harper, Kurt Suzuki, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Dan Snyder on the fan experience

He wants to improve it so fans don’t prefer watching at home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:36 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, FedEx Field, Roger Goodell

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Dan Snyder on RGIII, his defense, and the NFC East

During a lengthy conversation with SiriusXM NFL Radio, the Redskins owner expresses optimism about his football team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:16 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Mike Shanahan, Bruce Allen, SiriusXM, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Georgetown featured in futuristic Nike basketball commercial

Futuristic ad for Jordan’s brand features hypothetical Hoyas recruit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:22 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Bryce Harper’s home run against Miami

Harper’s batting prowess was overshadowed by his bat-shattering emotional display.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:44 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Nick Sundberg says there’s no better long snapper in the world

Redskins special teamer tells ESPN 980 that ‘if you don’t believe you’re the best, what are you doing?’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:18 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Comic strip takes on Redskins logo

‘The Argyle Room’ from Sunday’s paper has discarded sports symbols wondering why the Redskins logo survives.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Alex Ovechkin goes nuts after Maria Kirilenko’s bronze medal win

Tweets from Ovi in London suggest that Moscow is in for one big party.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Katie Ledecky with Michael Jordan and Ted Leonsis

More than a decade before she won Olympic gold, the Bethesda native chilled in the MCI Center owner’s box.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Katie Ledecky, Michael Jordan, Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Racing Presidents round out their Olympic tribute

The racing presidents took a few liberties with tradition with the first Olympic shark attack.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Maryland’s new football uniforms

Terps unveil a new helmet and a pair of new uniforms at the team’s annual media day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:49 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Mike Wise raps about Usain Bolt

If you’ve been waiting to hear ‘Usain in the Membrane,’ wait no more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Mike Wise, Usain Bolt

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/06/2012

The Redskins preseason broadcast schedule

Details on the whos and whens and wheres of Washington’s preseason games on television.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, WRC, Joe Theismann, Antwaan Randle-El, Kenny Albert, Sam Rosen, Kevin Harlan

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 08/06/2012

RGIII’s new Subway ad

Redskins quarterback talks up avocado along with Apolo Ohno and Nastia Liukin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Bryce Harper shatters his bat on home plate

The Nats young star is slumping and his equipment is taking the brunt of his frustrations.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:18 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/06/2012

The Sexy and Sexier Redskins jerseys

One as-yet un-identified couple showed up at fan appreciation day with the best matching jerseys ever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Rex Grossman, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012

Morning pixels: The New York Times has Natitude

Times’s D.C. bureau chief pens a weekend piece comparing the Nats’ success with D.C.’s economic resurgence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Drew Storen, Kurt Suzuki, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Vinny Cerrato backs out of Baysox dunk tank

A three-hour Cerrato broadcast and no dunk tank. No one wins in this situation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:16 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Vinny Cerrato, Bowie Baysox

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Brandon Banks says he’s faster than RGIII

Redskins return man also says he’s giving up Twitter to help him concentrate on football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:39 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Brandon Banks, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Racing Presidents do rhythmic gymnastics

The tribute to obscure Olympic sports continues.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:22 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/03/2012

The Nats are playing ‘Nuts About the Nats’

Cheeseball anthem from 2008 is now a Nats Park staple, which is awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Charlie Brotman

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Alex Ovechkin with Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams at Olympics

Clearly Ovi is having the time of his life in London.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Charley Casserly says RGIII wasn’t close to Luck

Former Skins GM says Andrew Luck had a Master’s while RGIII was still in college.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Charley Casserly, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Davey Johnson suggests Stephen Strasburg innings limit is 160

Johnson’s comment is the first number specific mention from the Nats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Michael Morse takes grounders at shortstop

Large outfielder takes some reps at his former position before Thursday’s win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Tony Skinn makes James Harden fall over

Former George Mason star had one of Nigeria’s few highlights against the U.S. on Thursday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  George Mason | Tags:  Tony Skinn, James Harden

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Morning pixels: Got a question?

We’re introducing a super fun new Sports Bog feature.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Mystics | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, John Wall

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Joe Biden adds to list of Nats’ high-powered visitors

Veep joins at least five Supreme Court justices and five Cabinet members in visiting the home of the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:35 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Supreme Court, Joe Biden, Natitude

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Someone hacked the Nats Facebook page

Dastardly villain claimed the franchise would be moving back to Montreal. Jerk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Facebook, Natitude

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Kirk Cousins impression of Mike Shanahan was ‘on point’

Making fun of the Redskins’ coach is a gutsy move for a rookie.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:42 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Josh Wilson, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Mike Rizzo: ‘People don’t know what the hell they’re talking about’

Nats GM gets increasingly feisty as he answers Strasburg Shutdown questions number 1,013 and 1,014.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg, Nationals

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Racing presidents continue Olympic tributes with fencing

It’s a little surprising that George isn’t better with a sword.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:54 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Olympics, Nats

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Ross Detwiler finds rare Ian Desmond jersey

The Nats pitcher shared his photo of a Desmond No. 76 jersey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ross Detwiler, Ian Desmond

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Dundalk funeral home owner in ESPN spot

Errol Morris-directed commercial and film leads with a Baltimore Orioles casket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles | Tags:  Errol Morris, ESPN

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Davey Johnson says Phillies fire sale was fun to watch

Nats skipper also planned to ask Charlie Manuel ‘

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Charlie Manuel, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Gio Gonzalez talks about shutting down Stephen Strasburg

The Nats pitcher says the rotation wants “the best for Stras.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:43 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Charles Krauthammer says Nats will win the World Series

Columnist and Nats fan received an apology from the White House, which guarantees the Nats will win it all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Charles Krauthammer, Ryan Zimmerman, World Series, Natitude

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 08/02/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins fan appreciation day news

According to the team, last year’s celebration drew over 29,000 fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Olympics | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bill Hamid, DeAngelo Hall

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Bryce Harper with George Thorogood

Harper and the “Bad to the Bone” singer combine for a pretty interesting photo.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:58 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Bruce Allen on the Redskins nickname, the offensive line and the Cowboys

Team’s GM won’t talk about the offensive line, but he has plenty to say about the quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:42 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, FedEx Field

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Graham Gano wades into Chick-fil-A debate

Redskins kicker says he’s ‘proudly supporting’ the chicken chain on a day of chicken activism.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:59 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Graham Gano, Chick-fil-A

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Redskins season tickets identify Roy Helu as ‘Robert’

Perhaps we might be just a little preoccupied with RGIII.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:07 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Roy Helu

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Fans flinching at a Henry Rodriguez wild pitch

It’s a natural reaction to a pitch headed in your direction. It’s also very funny.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Henry Rodriguez

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Ovi addresses engagement rumors

Alex Ovechkin is asked to explain after a picture showed girlfriend Maria Kirilenko wearing a ring.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Racing Presidents honor Olympics by race walking

Clearly this was some technically sloppy race walking.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Olympics | Tags:  President's Race, Racing Presidents

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Mike Rizzo says he’ll ‘sleep like a baby’ after shutting Strasburg down

Nats GM continues to tune out outside opinions of the Strasburg Shutdown Strategy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 08/01/2012

RGIII tops Tim Tebow in jersey sales

Redskins rookie ranks second to Peyton Manning in NFLShop.com sales since April 1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:38 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012

White House Press Secretary talks Obama and Nats

Press Secretary Jay Carney says the President has been ‘watching the remarkable Washington Nationals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Jay Carney, Hank Aaron

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Morning pixels: Nats set July attendance mark

Having settled in first place for weeks, the Nats are now setting franchise attendance marks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals Park, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Shanahan, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 09:51 PM ET, 07/31/2012

RGIII and fiancee kiss for the cameras

Griffin and his fiancee Rebecca Liddicoat offer a peek at an intimate moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:51 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Steve Czaban calls out reporters for clown questions

During ESPN 980’s first RGIII press conference, the Sports Reporters host didn’t like a couple questions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:30 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Fred Davis offers his explanation of failed drug tests

Sometimes the best answer is no answer at all.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:07 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Redskins, Fred Davis

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 07/31/2012

Randy Edsall shows off new turf field

Maryland’s football coach stars in a YouTube video about the newly completed Byrd Stadium surface.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Byrd Stadium, Randy Edsall

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/31/2012

D.C. United’s new owner, with a machete

After joking about using a machete to get a new stadium, Jason Levien now has the sword he needs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United | Tags:  Jason Levien, RFK Stadium

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 07/31/2012

John Wall: ‘I want to be the savior’

The comparisons between RGIII and Wall are inevitable.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:36 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Nats will offer 2012 playoff ticket option to 2013 season ticket holders

Team is leveraging this season’s success to drive up next season’s ticket holding base.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Wale nicknames RGIII ‘Thrizzle’

Local rapper says local quarterback’s national nickname is overused. Hence, ‘Thrizzle.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Wale, Daniel Snyder, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

 

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