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Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 09/30/2012

RGIII ‘Griffining’ with a fan after win in Tampa Bay

After his dramatic game-winning touchdown drive in Tampa, Robert Griffin III posed with a fan, on the floor of the stadium.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Griffining, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Billy Cundiff: ‘I was crap’

Washington kicker Billy Cundiff tells the team's official radio station that he was 'crap, absolute crap' early in Sunday's road win.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, Doc Walker, ESPN 980, Redskins

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Mike Shanahan and Greg Schiano react to game-winning kick

Here are Greg Schiano, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III and Josh Freeman reacting to Billy Cundiff's game-winning kick

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Cundiff, Greg Schiano, Josh Freeman, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 08:21 PM ET, 09/30/2012

Redskins-Buccaneers best and worst

Best and worst moments from Washington's nerve-jangling, heart-pummeling, kicker-headline-stealing of a 24-22 win in Tampa Bay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:21 PM ET, 09/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best and Worst, Billy Cundiff, Buccaneers, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo on Philly fans

If you like to hear announcers trolling Philly fans, Thursday night's MASN broadcast was for you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, Jayson Werth, MASN, Media, Nats, Phillies

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Tom Gorzelanny catches a Michael Morse home run with his hat

Tom Gorzelanny made an incredible hat grab, and the Nats bullpen celebrated like they had won the World Series

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Michael Morse, Natitude, Tom Gorzelanny

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Jayson Werth tried to talk economic policy with Ben Bernanke

The Nats outfielder wanted to talk about economic policy, but the Fed Chairman wanted to talk about balls and strikes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Bernanke, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, Nats, Terps

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Bill Simmons asks if the Redskins are the NFC’s worst team

On his podcast, the ESPN columnist lists Washington as one of the NFC's very worst teams, and Michael Lombardi doesn't disagree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:34 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Simmons, Michael Lombardi, Redskins

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Nats will sell standing room only playoff tickets

The Nats will sell $30 standing room only tickets for every postseason game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Ben Bernanke is a huge Nats fan

Fed chairman keeps showing up at Nats Park, in a faded red Curly W hat. Go say hi. He loves that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Hunt, Ben Bernanke, George Will, Luke Russert, Nats

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 09/27/2012

The Bengals installed that wildcat play just for the Redskins

Offensive coordinator Jay Gruden saw something he liked in Jim Haslett’s defense, and took the appropriate action.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Green, Jim Gruden, Jim Haslett, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Ed Rendell rants about Jayson Werth

The former Phillly mayor and Pennsylvania governor is not a big fan of the Nats outfielder, to say the least.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII got a concussion test on Sunday

Everyone who thinks it’s fine and dandy that the rookie quarterback keeps getting blasted? Read this.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Jayson Werth fakes out fans, steals Phanatic’s keys

SPORTS BOG | Outfielder teaches a class in fan trolling during a memorable night in his old home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:58 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Jayson Werth

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Sports Illustrated’s D.C.-Baltimore issue

The venerable weekly puts the Orioles on the cover this week, with additional stories on Davey Johnson and RGIII.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles, Nats | Tags:  Sports Illustrated, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Davey Johnson

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Morning pixels: Chris Cooley makes his media debut

I think we all knew that Cooley would be great on television.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:29 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Dan Hellie, Davey Johnson

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/25/2012

‘Teddy in 2012’ series coming

With a series in his honor coming, the racing mascot was seen training with the Army at Fort McNair.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Presidents Race, Nationals Park

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Josh Wilson says replacement refs put careers at risk

Redskins CB speaks passionately about the problems of playing a game with sub-standard officiating.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Wilson, 106.7 The Fan, Kyle Shanahan, replacements

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Video: Nats bullpen’s Fan Cave bloopers

Outtakes from the Nats’ visit to the Fan Cave.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:40 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sean Burnett, Ryan Mattheus, Craig Stammen, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/25/2012

MASN crew says Teddy is ‘on a mission’

With the Nats now in the playoffs, will Teddy ever win? F.P. Santangelo says the mascot is training hard, anyhow.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, MASN, Presidents race

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nats division champs shirts features District map

Fans wondered how MLB’s state-outline map would be handled for a District-based team. Here’s the answer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012

Nats Metro saga continues: Maryland, Virginia governors speak up

The longer this goes on, the sillier the Nats look.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Metro, WMATA

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Mike Shanahan ‘really disappointed’ in AP reporter

Redskins coach did not appreciate a Monday question comparing his son to Joshua Morgan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Kyle Shanahan, Joshua Morgan, Joseph White

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Morning pixels: Local athletes tweet frustrations with replacement refs

After last night’s debacle, some of our local players had to speak out.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Terps, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Kirk Cousins, Nick Sundberg, Graham Gano, Bill Hamid, Shelvin Mack, Ian Desmond, Davey Johnson, Trevor Booker

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012

A look at the Sun Monster

Want to imagine what it’s like trying to catch a baseball in center field of Nats Park during a matinee? Check this out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Sun Monster, Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Nationals Park

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Bryce Harper foul ball smashes window

At least two Nationals at-bats on Sunday proved that foul balls are dangerous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Brian Mitchell, Michael Wilbon worried about RGIII’s health

Mitchell says the problem is coaching laziness. Wilbon says the hits on the rookie QB have to stop.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Brian Mitchell, Michael Wilbon, Steve Czaban, ESPN 980

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Baltimore Batman strikes at Ravens game

The man in the cape and superhero undies is now a streaker with a cause.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NFL

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/24/2012

David Gregory and Bruce Springsteen shout out the Nats

The Meet the Press host shows off his Playoffs hat, and the singer mentions the baseball team at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  David Gregory, Wolf Blitzer, Bruce Springsteen, Nationals Park

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Did this Redskins punt touch the goal line?

The reverse angle of fourth-quarter touchback call raises some doubt as to whether the Redskins should have lost that challenge.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Gio Gonzalez trips on the mound, faceplants, goes on to win his 20th

Seeing a potential Cy Young candidate lay motionless after falling is terrifying.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Redskins fans napping at FedEx Field

Whether it was boredom or too much to drink, these Redskins fans just couldn’t stay awake.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:48 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/24/2012

The Redskins got a 20-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

With the game clock running down, the Washington sideline somehow picked up a 20-yard penalty.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Davis, Kyle Shanahan, replacements

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII taking some big hits

The Redskins prize quarterback is getting banged up, and it’s scary.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Trevor Booker, Jordan Crawford, Bryce Harper, Branko Boskovic

Posted at 11:36 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Kyle Shanahan running down the tunnel after the officials

Redskins offensive coordinator had something he wanted to say to the officials after Sunday’s game. So he ran after them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, Comcast SportsNet

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

Redskins home opener jersey fouls

Four questionable looks from the first home game of the 2012 regular season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Natitude, FedEx Field

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Wolf Blitzer pays tribute to the Nats on CNN

Newsman and Natitude freak puts Washington’s return to the playoffs in perspective for a national audience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:00 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Wolf Blitzer, CNN, Natitude

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Was Josh Wilson down on his fumble recovery?

The play was little mentioned during the CBS broadcast, but it sure looked like Josh Wilson deserved a touchdown for his fumble recovery.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:31 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Wilson, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/23/2012

Redskins-Bengals best and worst

Best and worst moments from Washington’s 38-31 loss against Cincinnati at FedEx Field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Andy Dalton, Alfred Morris

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 09/23/2012

John Wall, Wale on sidelines for RGIII’s home opener

Wizards star and sports-obsessed rapper make an appearance at FedEx Field before the Bengals game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 PM ET, 09/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wale, John Wall, FedEx Field

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Obama on Nats in the World Series: ‘It’s going to happen’

Of course the Chicago native predicted a Nats-White Sox World Series.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:37 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Maryland football to wear ‘White Ops’ uniforms against West Virginia

The new versions are “more discreet” than the Pride uniforms.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Maryland, Terps

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Pirates broadcaster hopes Nats get crushed

Steve Blass is so outraged by the Strasburg Shutdown that he wishes ill on the Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:26 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Steve Blass, Stepehn Strasburg

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 09/21/2012

Tyler Clippard didn’t make his high school varsity team

Clippard took time to answer fan questions on Chatting Cage.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:56 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012

About the Nats’ playoff Natitude gear

Moments after the team clinched its first playoff berth, players were wearing playoff Natitude shirts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:25 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ian Desmond, Natitude

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Davey Johnson: ‘What’s the big deal?’ (video)

Nats skipper’s reaction to his team’s playoff berth is as classic as all his reactions have been.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper, Drew Storen

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Video of the Nats clinching their first playoff berth

Watch Drew Storen finish the game, and listen to Bob Carpenter and Charlie Slowes on the call.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, Charlie Slowes

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Two-time cancer survivor will be honorary team captain at Redskins-Bengals game

Ben Rubenstein will observe the coin toss and spend Sunday’s game in the owner’s box.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:40 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Adam Carriker describes the Rams’ dirty play

Injured Redskins lineman says Rams players were twisting ankles and talking about taking out knees.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Jeff Fisher, Adam Carriker, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson called his shot

Nats skipper said the team could fire him if he missed the playoffs. That won’t be necessary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:56 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Jayson Werth

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012

White House backs McCain’s call for a Teddy win

After John McCain asks for Congressional investigation, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney chimes in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:25 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Teddy Roosevelt, Barack Obama, Jay Carney, John McCain

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Lou Diamond Phillips at the Nats game

Just can’t keep celebrities away from Nationals Park nowadays. They’re everywhere. Like the political reporters.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:44 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lou Diamond Phillips, Nationals Park

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Marvin Lewis says Redskins have shown their hand

Bengals coach says Mike Shanahan and RGIII used less trickery against the Rams than they did against the Saints.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Jeff Fisher, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan, Marvin Lewis

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Capri Sun sends Niles Paul a juice security system

The juice drink company came up with a way to keep Paul’s juice theft-proof.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:59 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Niles Paul

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Rizzo calls for Davey Johnson as manager of the year

It’s mid-September and the Nationals are lobbying for postseason awards, which is another welcome change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Mike Rizzo, Kristina Akra, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 09/20/2012

RGIII to appear on season premiere of ‘The League’

We can add “cable show about fantasy football” to RGIII’s endorsement list.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:24 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Umpires blow call, cost Nats a run

D.C. SPORTS BOG | In a ridiculous call, the Nats may have lost due to abysmal umpiring.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Video of Wale and Bryce Harper at Ben’s

ESPN First Take has a brief video of the two D.C. stars eating french fries.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Wale, Ben's Chili Bowl

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

Morning pixels: ESPN the Mag’s D.C. issue

Here’s how good the good times are: a national magazine is planning a D.C.-themed issue. About sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Bobby Mitchell’s Redskins debut was 50 years ago this week

Hall of Famer’s first game may have been as memorable as Robert Griffin III’s debut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bobby Mitchell, Shirley Povich

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Gio Gonzalez says he’s not dating Angela Rypien

Female Nats fans will be pleased to hear that Gio is still on the market.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 09/19/2012

DeAngelo Hall says Redskins were going through the motions last week

Redskins cornerback suggests that the team got too confident after its season-opening win over the Saints.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:13 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Mike Shanahan, LaVar Arrington, Chad Dukes, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/19/2012

The TV ratings for RGIII’s second game

Redskins ratings jump up from week 1 to week 2, but the local ratings are still pretty average by NFL standards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, ratings

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Maryland women’s basketball’s state pride sneakers

Yet another new entry into the catalog of Under Armour Terps state pride gear.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Under Armour

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/19/2012

What happens when Nats and Redskins shows overlap on 106.7 The Fan?

During the Nats regular season, conflicts will be handled on a case-by-case basis. In the playoffs, it’ll be all Nats all the time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  106.7 The Fan

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Now You Know: Bryce Harper explains his batting ritual

Harper’s elaborate batting prep has history, but no reason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Now You Know

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Dan Snyder not hosting Romney fundraiser (updated)

Contrary to a published report, the Redskins owner is not scheduled to host an event for the Republican presidential nominee.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dan Snyder, Mitt Romney, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012

John McCain calls for Congressional hearings on Teddy’s losing streak

Former presidential candidate John McCain calls for Congressional hearings to investigate Teddy’s losing streak.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:09 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John McCain, ESPN, Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Morning pixels: The Post invented the magic number

As D.C. sports fans follow the Nats’ magic number, here’s something you didn’t know about the origins of that term.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Magic Number, A.J. Francis, Michael Morse

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Rodney Harrison says he would cut Josh Morgan

We can all be grateful that Harrison doesn’t make personnel decisions for the Redskins.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Davey Johnson to ESPN The Mag: ‘I’m a happy man’

This story for ESPN The Magazine is full of anecdotes and Davey-isms.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, ESPN

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Jack Evans promises extended Metro service for Nats playoffs

It’s a small ray of hope for metroing Nats fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  WMATA, Metro

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 09/18/2012

GW women’s lacrosse does Gangnam Style

This hasn’t jumped the shark quite yet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Lacrosse | Tags:  GWU

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Chad Tracy owns a summer league team

The Nats infielder wants to help college players hone their skills.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning pixels: Does Josh Morgan earn the knucklehead crown?

Tell us whether Sunday’s penalty belongs on the the short list of Redskins blunders.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan, Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Bryce Harper and Wale at Ben’s Chili Bowl

The Nats superstar and D.C. rapper made an interesting pair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Davey Johnson’s first ejection of the season [VIDEO]

The normally even-keeled manager got fired up over a blown call.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:06 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Nick Sundberg celebrating his toughness with tee shirts

Redskins fans can now wear their pride over their long snapper’s awesomeness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 09/17/2012

LaRon Landry: ‘I don’t respect Shanahan’

Apparently there are still hard feelings for the Redskins.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:27 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  LaRon Landry

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012

John Carlson, Brooks Laich fashion features

These two Caps may have found a lockout hobby.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, John Carlson

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins officiating crew was problematic

I think everyone involved would like to call a mulligan on Sunday.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Tennis | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Santana Moss, Darrel Young, Fred Davis, DeAngelo Hall, Chris Baker, Ryan Zimmerman, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 09:45 PM ET, 09/16/2012

Rams-Redskins best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 31-28 loss to the Rams in St. Louis.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:45 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Josh Morgan, London Fletcher

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 09/16/2012

RGIII scores first rushing touchdown, Tebows

Unfortunately, Griffining did not make an appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:06 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 09/16/2012

RGIII wears logo-free shirt for warmups

After last week’s controversy, the Redskins quarterback takes a different approach.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:33 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 09/16/2012

A scoring pass, an unintentional pose: ‘Griffining’ is born

It doesn’t take much these days.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 09/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/14/2012

Randy Edsall brews tea outside his Maryland office

Terps coach doesn’t like coffee, so he makes a weekly batch of his own decaf tea.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan flew to the Bahamas to celebrate RGIII trade

ESPN reporter and Shanahan confidante Adam Schefter reports that the Redskins’ brain trust celebrated in style.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:53 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Mike Shanahan, Dan Snyder, Daniel Snyder, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 09/14/2012

ESPN E:60 to feature Teddy in next documentary

The documentary series highlights the plight of the Racing President.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:38 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Osi Umenyiora agrees to call RGIII by his nickname, not ‘Bob'

The Giants defensive end says that RGIII has earned his own initials.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:03 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Kornheiser says RGIII’s debut means nothing else matters in D.C.

Radio host uses RGIII excitement to remember the Bandwagon season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Tony Kornheiser, Sally Jenkins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII’s neighbors call him a ‘very good neighbor’

Perhaps we may be a little too eager to find out what RGIII is all about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Fred Smoot

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 09/13/2012

Kelli Johnson leaving D.C. market for CSN Houston

Longtime Orioles, Redskins and Nats reporter will be the lead anchor for a new network in Houston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:02 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Media, Redskins | Tags:  Kelli Johnson, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012

John Lannan’s family gives him an ovation

Stephen Strasburg’s replacement helped the Nats win in New York, and his family members were pleased.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John Lannan, MASN, Kristina Akra, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 09/13/2012

RGIII explains his arm sleeve

While he says he can throw with his left arm, the sleeve is just for show.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:56 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 09/13/2012

More RGIIImobiles

As RGIIImania climbs steadily higher, here are a couple of vehicles decorated in his honor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Last Thing: Niles Paul on singing out loud in his car

Niles Paul is quickly becoming a favorite interview.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:54 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Niles Paul, Last Thing

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Maryland enlists Gary Williams to help sell football tickets

In advance of Connecticut’s visit to College Park, former basketball coach asks fans to ‘please consider attending this important game.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Gary Williams, Byrd Stadium

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Nick Sundberg says his arm was clicking

Redskins long snapper explains how exactly he broke his arm against the Saints.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:33 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Reed Doughty

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/13/2012

RGIII on Griffining: ‘It’s pretty funny to me’

The original Griffin speaks about the Griffining craze.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2012

Morning pixels: NFL not okay with RGIII Nike Swoosh cover-up

A league source says that the clever modification will not be happening again.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, John Lannan, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 09/12/2012

John Madden thought RGIII was the NFL’s best player on Sunday

NFL Hall of Famer also said the Redskins quarterback reminded him of ‘a Tim Tebow that can pass.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, John Madden

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Maryland’s updated basketball court

Some cosmetic changes, including a new logo, will great Terps fans at Comcast Center later this fall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:23 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Gary Williams, Comcast Center

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 09/12/2012

The TV ratings for RGIII’s Redskins debut

While hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians watched the Redskins beat the Saints, the Week 1 audience was actually down from 2011.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mark DeRosa on Bryce Harper’s ‘hilarious’ base-running

Nats utility guy tells MLB Network that Harper runs the bases ‘like he’s still playing tee ball.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mark DeRosa, MLB Network, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on RGIII’s debut

NASCAR driver and Redskins fanatic says the team can go 10-6, and that ‘I think it’s for real this year.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dale Earnhardt Jr., ESPN, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 09/12/2012

‘Griffining’ goes national on ESPN

The meme is dangerously close to being a problem.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:11 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Morning pixels: The anti-Griffining movement

A rebel group is forming to fight the “Griffining” sensation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Booker

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper might be his favorite player of all time

Nats manager says his teenaged rookie is ‘just a dandy’ and ‘wonderful to watch.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Bryce Harper, 106.7 The Fan, The Junkies

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2012

RGIII on Sports Illustrated’s East Coast cover

After his dazzling debut, the Redskins quarterback headlines SI’s East Coast editions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/11/2012

George Washington moves midnight madness event to Fort Myer

GW’s annual ‘Colonial Invasion’ event will be at Fort Myer's Conmy Hall, the team’s former home.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  Fort Myer, Midnight madness

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Santana Moss: Dan Snyder ‘is a guy you want to play for’

Redskins players hold Redskins owner in high regard.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Santana Moss, Dan Snyder

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Dallas radio host plays ‘Hail to the Redskins’ for Jerry Jones

Shan Shariff works in Dallas, but he’s from the D.C. area, leading to this awesome moment from the Cowboys’ owner’s radio show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Jerry Jones, Dan Snyder

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 09/11/2012

Nats TV ratings now up 75 percent

As the baseball team keeps winning games, more and more people keep tuning in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  MASN

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/11/2012

RGIII cape and mask for sale

Just in time for Halloween.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/11/2012

RGIII blows a kiss to the crowd in New Orleans

In a mob scene after beating the Saints, the Redskins quarterback showed some love to the crowd.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, Spike Lee, Jerry Jones

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Bryce Harper breaks another belt

Nats irrepressible rookie outfielder demolishes a belt, gets a new one from the bullpen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, WJFK

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012

RedZone Channel error causes fans to miss RGIII debut

A lack of preparation by Verizon meant many fans missed the NFL rookie debut of the year.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:13 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Verizon, RedZone Channel

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Morning pixels: D.C. police planning for Nats celebrations

You want this crazy Nats series to feel real? The MPD is already getting ready for a possible parade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Cathy Lanier, Stephen Strasburg, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Mike Shanahan

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Steve Mariucci calls RGIII the most athletic quarterback in NFL history

On day one of the rest of our lives, the NFL Network analyst already wins the prize for biggest and best superlative.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Redskins fans chant ‘RGIII’ at the Superdome

The huge Skins contingent in New Orleans didn’t just sing the fight song. They also changed for their quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Terry Bradshaw ranked RGIII third among rookie quarterbacks

Fox pregame analyst person put Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson ahead of Robert Griffin III. Week 1 was not kind to his rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Andrew Luck, Russell Wilson, Terry Bradshaw, NFL on Fox

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012

‘Griffining’ is a thing

I didn’t say it was a good thing. But it’s a thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 09/10/2012

Spike Lee and RGIII

Spike Lee and his Giants gear were all over the Superdome.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:32 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Drew Storen talks Teddy, brawl and Tyler Clippard’s hand-licking habit

The Nats reliever takes some time to chat with the guys at Intentional Talk.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Drew Storen, Teddy, Racing Presidents

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Sundberg calls broken arm ‘the worst thing I’ve ever put myself through’

After playing an entire half with a broken left arm, Redskins long snapper says the pain was ‘definitely pretty awful.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Nick Sundberg, 106.7 The Fan, Junkies

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins won the trade

If RGIII had tossed up a clunker in his first career start, patience would be the word. After that game? Forget patience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Tony Dungy, Dan Snyder, Bryce Harper

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/10/2012

RGIII touchdown pose on A1 of The Post

Redskins quarterback, on the ground, with his arms raised, leads Monday’s print edition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, The Washington Post

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 09/09/2012

RGIII brings first touchdown football to press conference

The ball Pierre Garcon took to the end zone later accompanied Robert Griffin III to the podium.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIIi, Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Redskins fans sing ‘Hail to the Redskins’ in the Superdome

Sizable contingent of Redskins fans ring in their 1-0 record with a rousing rendition of the fight song.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:24 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Bryce Harper and the Nats rookies as Olympic gymnasts

This year’s Nats rookie dress-up day pays homage to those gold-winning U.S. gymnasts. In leotards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Redskins-Saints best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Redskins’ 40-32 win over the Saints in New Orleans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:58 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Mike Shanahan, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 09/09/2012

RGIII watches first career touchdown pass from the ground

Maybe this is just a normal image from a normal Sunday, or maybe it's an iconic piece of D.C. sports history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:59 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Spike Lee at RGIII opener in Giants gear

Famed New York sports fan wants to see Robert Griffin III, but he’s wearing blue.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Spike Lee

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012

D.C. bar displays Nats’ magic number

The WaPo might not be putting the magic number on A1, but Stoney’s isn’t messing around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, magic number

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

RGIII wrote ‘Heart’ on his chest

Redskins quarterback prepares for his first-ever NFL game with a message on his shirt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Joe Theismann says it’s ‘very conceivable’ the Redskins win 10 games

Perpetual optimist is perpetually optimistic, again and again and again, hey, where’d that football go I was just gonna kick?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Theismann, Mike Wise, 106.7 the Fan, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Maryland students make amazing Sasho Cirovski banner

Men’s soccer supporters show some big-league passion with their new Tifo.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Sasho Cirovski, The Crew, Tifo

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Bruce Allen on RGIII’s expectations

Redskins GM tells WTOP that the franchise has ‘an uncompromising commitment to be successful.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Bruce Allen

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

Morning pixels: Nats Brawl story as told in quotes

Not everyone was pleased with the outcome of the Cubs series.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Cubs announcer wonders if Nats were stealing signs

In the middle of bench-clearing madness, the Cubs TV crew came up with an explanation for the Nats’ offensive explosion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:27 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bo Porter, Jamie Quirk, Bob Brenly, Len Kasper, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Ray Knight, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Nats and Cubs brawl

Things got a little feisty at Nats Park on Thursday.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 09/06/2012

The Cal Ripken sculpture at Camden Yards

Orioles unveil their final sculpture of the 2012 season, in honor of the Iron Man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Orioles | Tags:  Cal Ripken, Camden Yards

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Vincent Gray on the possibility of a Nats-Orioles World Series

D.C. mayor says a Parkway Series ‘would be absolutely phenomenal for many reasons.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Vincent Gray, WPFW, Marion Barry

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

ESPN the Magazine says Wizards have worst fan relations in major pro sports

For the 11 billionth year in a row, D.C. sports franchises don’t fare too well in ESPN’s Ultimate Franchise rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Josh LeRibeus is cleaning up his vocabulary

The Redskins lineman is trying not to curse, but says that nobody’s perfect.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Larry Michael will call RGIII ‘Robert’

RGIII is great for blog posts, but perhaps less convenient for play-by-play on the radio.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Larry Michael, ESPN 980, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Seven Nats have plans to wed in the offseason

It looks like the good times will continue to roll for these grooms-to-be.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, Jordan Zimmermann, Michael Morse, Ross Detwiler, Craig Stammen, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Last Thing: Chad Tracy owns a baseball team

The Nats infielder sits down for a Last Thing chat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Chad Tracy, Last Thing

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 09/06/2012

KidsPost picks the Redskins to go 4-12

As always, the Thursday section for our younger readers is Washington football’s harshest critic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Fred Bowen, Mike Shanahan, Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Bryce Harper homers, flashes hand signals

Nats rookie blasts two homers against the Cubs, introducing yet another home-run celebration to Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Michael Morse, Jesus Flores

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Morning pixels: Sunday’s matchup not the first for Brees, RGIII

The two quarterbacks have met on the field before, in digital form.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:26 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Alfred Morris, Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Nats announce they’ll limit season-ticket sales in 2013

A letter from the Lerner family sets a 20,000-seat cap on next year's season ticket sales.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Lerner family, Nationals Park, Natitude

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/05/2012

The Nats and the wave

Fans seem split on whether Nats Park should banish the wave, so we got a few players to chime in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Nationals Park, Drew Storen, Ryan Mattheus, Tyler Clippard, John Lannan, Craig Stammen

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Stephen Strasburg’s first fantasy football draft

The Nats pitcher did 15 mock drafts to prepare for his team draft day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Cal Ripken and Michael Wilbon on Strasburg

Orioles legend tells SiriusXM that if he were Strasburg, he’d speak up and demand to pitch.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Cal Ripken, Mike Rizzo, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/05/2012

The 2012 Ryan Zimmerman bobblehead

Here’s a look at the Nats’ final bobblehead of 2012, which will be given away on Saturday afternoon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, Michael Morse, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 09/05/2012

RGIII wins at H.O.R.S.E., dunks

Robert Griffin III displays a sweet stroke and nice hops in a basketball win over Trent Richardson.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012

About Wednesday’s Sports section

Major technical problems meant the Nats game story wasn’t in the newspaper, but we offer a look at what it would’ve looked like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Washington Post

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

Morning pixels: Beltway Baseball, everyone

Now the Orioles are in first place, too, as our humble little home becomes the center of the baseball universe.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Orioles | Tags:  Brandon Banks, Robin Ficker, Bryce Harper

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Robin Ficker plans to protest Strasburg Shutdown

World-famous proponent of sports heckling plans to visit Nats Park with 500 signs protesting Strasburg’s shutdown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Robin Ficker, Mike Rizzo, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Ryan Kerrigan smashes people to sell windows

Redskins linebacker is stepping up to fill the void in goofy local television commercials.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012

RGIII in Nissan’s Heisman House commercials

The Redskins rookie’s marketing tour continues.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:37 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 09/04/2012

Craig Stammen’s ‘blue-collar attitude’

The Nats pitcher is proud of his family’s business tradition.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:16 PM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Craig Stammen

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Chris Cooley asks fans to cancel the pity party

Pointing out that he isn’t dying or dead, former Redskins tight end Cooley says everything is okay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Chris Cooley, Bruce Allen, Mike Wise, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 09/04/2012

The Ross Detwiler ‘Other Guys’ Photoshop

How a movie poster Photoshop went from Twitter to Ross Detwiler’s locker at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ross Detwiler, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Alex Ovechkin gets a battle-ready haircut

The Caps star is heading into NHL labor negotiations with an aerodynamic look.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Racing Presidents do Gangnam Style

The Korean pop song craze hits Nats Park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Morning pixels: Morgan compares RGIII to Manning, Brady and Vick

Keep the expectations low? Nah. Send the expectations way into outer space.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Joshua Morgan, Mike Shanahan, Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012

What a winning Nats record looks like

Images from the first D.C. winning baseball team since the 1969 Senators.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ted Williams, RFK Stadium, Natitude

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

Nats magic number on A1 of Washington Post

For the first time in who knows how long, the front page of this newspaper displayed a D.C. baseball team’s magic number.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 09/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  The Washington Post, Bryce Harper, Kurz Suzuki, Magic Number

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Ryan Zimmerman featured on MLB Network

Nats third baseman will be profiled at length during Saturday’s episode of ‘My MLB Life.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Ryan Zimmerman, MLB Network

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Bryce Harper has baseball’s two fastest home run trots this season

Nats outfielder knows where he’s going, and doesn’t bother to take much time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Maryland introduces Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Cheap Seats

Terps will sell $13 upper-deck seats, in conjunction with one of the great corporate sponsors ever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Byrd Stadium

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012

Mitch McConnell supports Strasburg shutdown

Time to check in with the Senate Minority Leader about the pressing issue of the day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Mike Rizzo, Davey Johnson, Mitch McConnell

 

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