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DC Sports Bog: March, 2013

Posted at 07:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Syracuse's Jerami Grant back in the friendly confines of Verizon Center

Grant's father, Harvey, played and coached for the Bullets/Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:10 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013

John Thompson saves Northwest D.C. Boys & Girls Club

The legendary coach stepped up to prevent the club from closing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 03/29/2013

We're live-streaming the Nats game

If you're stuck at work, we've got you covered.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:11 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Wizards hosting a cornhole tournament

For real. They are.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:00 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, Wizards

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Derrick Coleman says Hoyas 'aren't playing Georgetown basketball'

One-time Syracuse legend attempts to diagnose what's been wrong with Georgetown in the postseason. Ouchie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Derrick Coleman, Georgetown, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013

The man with the Jim Boeheim masks

A 44-year old diehard Syracuse man came to the Verizon Center with multiple masks saluting the Orange's coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Indiana, Jim Boeheim, Marquette, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Nats put up NL East Champions signs, Philly blogger objects

Of course he does.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Nene meets United players, wants to play soccer in the offseason

The Brazilian big man says soccer makes him feel close to home.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcelo Saragosa, Nene, United, Wizards

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Jayson Werth banner replaces Ryan Zimmerman banner at Nats Park

A banner of Jayson Werth's magic playoff moment has replaced Ryan Zimmerman's walk-off at Nationals Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nationals Park, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Josh Morgan gives touching speech at cancer event (Video)

The Reskins receiver honored his godmother at an event for breast cancer survivors.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Marquette's Chris Otule sings 'My Girl'

For reasons that are unclear, teammates convinced the Marquette big man to drop a couple of lines of Temptations in the locker room Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:37 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Otule, Marquette, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery and staying young

The legendary CBS broadcast duo talk about music, text messaging, onions, going out, and crossing generational divides.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Raftery, Media, NCAA Tournament, Verne Lundquist

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats players excited to be back in D.C.

It seems like all of D.C. has been waiting patiently for this day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Caps, Denard Span, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Matt Hendricks, Morning pixels, Nats, Pierre Garcon, Rafael Soriano, Redskins, Ross Detwiler, Ryan Mattheus

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Alfred Morris makes his commercial debut for Eastern Motors

The Redskins rookie was a natural in front of the camera.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Fred Davis video update: Watch him get hit with a drink

The latest development in the most ridiculous court case featuring a Redskins tight end in world history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Metro to stay open an hour late for NCAA games at Verizon Center

With the Indiana-Syracuse game facing a potential early-morning finish, there will be an extra hour of Metro service on

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Metro, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Bryce Harper video playing in Times Square

Bryce Harper's face was staring out at Times Square during rush hour Thursday morning. Get used to it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Stan Van Gundy says John Wall 'has proven me wrong'

Longtime coach and analyst said two months ago that Wall wasn't a franchise guy. Now he's reconsidering.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman, Stan Van Gundy, Wizards

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Kornheiser and Wilbon see an RGIII-Shanahan rift

A simple text message now leads the former Post columnists to suggest a possible rift at Redskins Park. Bah.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, PTI, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/28/2013

NCAA tournament athletes do D.C. trivia (Video)

You should all be embarrassed at your lack of Chuck Brown knowledge.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Behind the scenes of Alfred Morris's Eastern Motors commercial (Video)

The Redskins running back makes his commercial debut.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Morning Pixels: Bryce Harper donates 40 bats to his former Nevada team

The bats were a big deal to a program that operates on a small budget.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins

Posted at 08:49 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Syracuse guard eats four bananas in 60 seconds (Video)

Of course we got it on video.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:49 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Martell Webster is sold on acupuncture

The needle therapy certainly isn't for everyone.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Ryan Zimmerman's crazy throw

You definitely have to have some confidence to pull this one off.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 03/27/2013

More photos of RGIII playing catch with a circus elephant

Have you seen enough photos of RGIII throwing a football to a 9,000-pound elephant? Because I haven't.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 03/27/2013

RGIII texts Trey Wingo about his knee

Redskins quarterback tells ESPN anchor that 'if I'm not ready [in Week 1], i will wait until i am, however long that is."

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:25 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Post Sports Live: NCAA Tournament upsets, John Wall and Ribiero

The PSL crew discussed the NCAA Tournament whether John Wall deserves a max contract and the Caps.

By Mitch Rubin  |  06:19 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/26/2013

The Nats' new alternate hat

Here's the new red and navy alternate home hat the Nats will debut at Nats Park this Friday

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Alex Ovechkin on his haircut and his hot streak

Caps star says he chopped off his mane because his helmet was getting too small.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2013

ESPN the Magazine, SI both predict Nats win World Series

If you like to keep expectations down and sneak up on people, maybe take a timeout on Nats talk for a few weeks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN the Magazine, Nats, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Why that guy was popping his Georgetown shirt during the FGCU game

One Georgetown fan was displaying Hoyas pride while San Diego State played Dunk City. Here's why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Denard Span's brief time wearing No. 91

After forgetting his jersey, Span has to make a temporary number change.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:32 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Former Terp Drew Nicholas leading Washington Post bracket challenge

Yep, the same Drew Nicholas who hit that amazing NCAA tournament buzzer-beater 10 years ago.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Nicholas, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Stephen Strasburg's Sports Illustrated cover

The magazine is calling Strasburg "Mr. October."

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Sports Illustrated, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/26/2013

The guy with the Wizard tattoo

You might love the Wizards a lot, but Cory Grubbs probably loves them more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/26/2013

John Wall's 47 points: the video

Comcast SportsNet condenses John Wall's 47 points -- including one Dagger -- into 140 seconds of video.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Morning Pixels: RGIII, Michael Phelps on John Wall's 47 points

Everyone lined up to offer John Wall congratulations after the best night of his pro career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:43 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Michael Phelps, Redskins, RGIII, Trent Williams, Wizards

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/25/2013

How RGIII threw a football to an elephant at the circus

It's possible that the Redskins quarterback is the second human to complete a forward pass to an Asian elephant. And he was good at it, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Wizards to hand out replica championship ring

It's not as good as an actual Wizards championship, but they're still cool.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Giveaways, Wizards

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Randy Wittman goes off on reporter likening Wizards to the circus

Don't ask Wittman clown questions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Owens, Media, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Bryce Harper's 'I Play' video

Harper has some intense reasons for why he plays.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:52 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Kristina Akra to MLB Network

The second biggest mystery of the Nats offseason is solved.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kristina Akra, Media, MLB Network, Nats

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 03/25/2013

On John Keim, the Examiner and the Redskins

A longtime Redskins beat writer is losing his newspaper. Here's why I'll miss him.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Redskins lose badly to Ravens in charity basketball

The Redskins team lost, 98-79, and someone had to break the news to Robert Griffin III.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Fred Davis says he'll make teams regret not signing him

Still a free agent, the longtime Redskin plans to have The Big One this season, like Fred Sanford, except not a heart attack.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Nats announce Gio Gonzalez, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson bobbleheads

The giveaways have been the best-kept secret of spring training.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013

John Wall makes Steve Nash fall over, curses at Klay Thompson

An eventful weekend in California contained several visual highlights for John Wall. Here are two.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Klay Thompson, Steve Nash, Wizards

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Bryce Harper's walk-up music: Moby, Imagine Dragons, Run-DMC

Harper's song choices are an interesting mix.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:14 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Morning Pixels: James Andrews says RGIII is superhuman

Famed surgeon continues with the fancy rhetoric, telling ESPN the Redskins quarterback 'an unbelievable ability to recover.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:42 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Andrews, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 08:47 PM ET, 03/24/2013

RGIII plays football with an elephant, wears a glittery jacket at the circus

It's still unclear whether Robert Griffin III will be "All in for Week 1" of the NFL season, but it looks like he's back to practicing (with an elephant, at the circus).

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  08:47 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Gary Williams says NCAA tournament should eliminate automatic qualifiers

Longtime Terps coach says just put the best 68 teams in one tournament, regardless of their conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:39 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Gary Williams, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Clinton Portis: NFL is becoming flag football

Former Redskins great says with new rules meant to protect players, 'you might as well turn it into flag football.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Clinton Portis, Redskins

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Adam LaRoche gets an Eephus pitch (Video)

The broadcasters called it an Eephus pitch, but the word in the clubhouse was it was a knuckleball. Either way, it was Looney Tunes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 03/22/2013

When Tommy Amaker was an All-Met with Len Bias

W.T. Woodson grad has Harvard in the second round of the NCAA tournament, which means it's time for some archival goodness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Harvard, high schools, Len Bias, NCAA Tournament, Tommy Amaker

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Morning Pixels: Caps ask junior team to change their jerseys

The team doesn't like copycats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Danny Espinosa, Jan Vesely, Martell Webster, Morning pixels, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013

The JMU fan with the purple painted chest

You saw his naked purple torso gyrating on national television. Now hear his story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, NCAA Touranment

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Martell Webster consoles frightened kid, Suns fan falls asleep (Video)

Not everyone was excited to be at Wednesday's Wizards game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:59 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013

James Madison's Matt Brady rap

If you've ever wanted to hear shouted coach instructions retrofitted into hip-hop beats, the Dukes have you covered.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, Matt Brady, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/21/2013

RGIII's latest 'All in for Week 1 ad

Maybe we should save some love for Weeks 2-17.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013

The giant inflatable bulldog mascot in Georgetown

Remember the giant inflatable Caps figure who shows up in Georgetown during the playoffs? Now there's a Hoyas mascot in its place.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 03/21/2013

RGIII's NCAA tournament bracket

Moderately chalky.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:20 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Why this isn't the best sporting day of the year

The first two days of the NCAA Tournament are great. But lots of NFL weekends are greater.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, NCAA Tournament, NFL

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Ross Detwiler's golf swing

The Nats pitcher took in a rare game of night golf.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:35 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ross Detwiler

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Georgetown's NCAA Tournament Air Jordan XX8s

Take a look at the new customized shoes the Hoyas will wear Friday against Florida Gulf Coast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Morning Pixels: Congress getting into the Redskins name change game

It was only a matter of time, I suppose.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Denard Span, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Caps inaugural season ticket ad from 1974

The ad for the "brash, scrappy new team" appeared in a Redskins game program in 1974.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:25 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Vincent Gray says the Redskins 'belong in the city'

D.C. mayor also tells LaVar and Dukes that he thinks the Wizards should not revert to their prior nickname.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:28 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins, Vincent Gray, Wizards

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Redskins.com takes a shot at The Post's coming paywall

While some media outlets might charge you for certain content, everything the Redskins offer is FREE FREE FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Adrian Dantley talks to CNN about being a crossing guard

NBA great explains why he is dressing in bright yellow to help little Silver Springers get across the street.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Dantley, NBA

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 03/20/2013

The saddest Caps fan of the game

An apparently distraught Caps fan in Pittsburgh was honored with Comcast SportsNet's fan of the game moniker, which seemed fitting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Morning Pixels: John Mara says he's not the villain in Redskins cap penalties

"If they want to continue to make me the villain, so be it."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:29 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Gio Gonzalez, John Wall, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Maryland NIT prices near the top

If you want to see the Terps go for NIT glory, it will be on the costlier end of Invitation tickets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Terps

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins 'will have all the reps in the offseason'

Kirk Cousins prepares to start while RGIII rehabs, gets pedicures and writes inspirations poems.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Andray Blatche still mad at the Wizards

The former Wizard says he'd take a smaller contract in order to cost Washington money.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:14 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andray Blatche, Wizards

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Patrick Stevens, best in the business

Patrick Stevens, who nailed the 68-team field, covered college basketball full-time this season despite not having a full-time job.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Patrick Stevens

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Clint Khoury will have lesser role at Nats games in 2013

Longtime in-game host will scale back his duties, meaning the team is in the market for a new Jumbotron face.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clint, Nats

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan at the Suns-Lakers game

Redskins owner and Redskins coach nab primo Lakers-Suns seats during a trip to Phoenix for the NFL owners meetings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Mike Shanahan, NBA, Redskins

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Morning Pixels: Adrian Dantley as a crossing guard

Here's a video of Adrian Dantley acting as a crossing guard in Silver Spring, which is all kind of weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Dantley, Morning pixels, NBA

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Martell Webster explains 'Unveiling the Wizard'

Webster says the post-jam celebration is a team thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Washington Kastles link themselves with Miami Heat

Sure, the Miami Heat have won many games in a row, but as ESPN pointed out, they aren't in Kastles territory yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kastles, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Gio Gonzalez talks trash in MLB2K13 promo

The Nats pitcher takes a few jabs at Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nats

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Nike says Sequester won't stop Georgetown

Nike created dozens of NCAA tournament slogans; the Hoyas got the worst of the worst.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Wizards get interviewed by kid reporter

Celebrity crushes and shoe sizes? This girl is totally stepping on my beat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:46 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Braden Holtby tries for empty-net goal

Holtby tries for the ever-elusive goalie goal.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:26 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braden Holtby, Caps

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Ice Cube at South by Southwest in bejeweled Nats hat

The Curly W continues its pop culture ascendance, even if its backers aren't necessarily talking about baseball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Nats beat writer attempts to jinx everything always

The Nats beat writer for MLB.com is attempting to set a world record for Twitter jinxes. Watch history be made.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Steve Oleksy digs deep

Caps rookie defenseman gets some national attention for performing facial maintenance on TV.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Video of Fred Davis's club incident

Fred Davis's legal battle moves from court to YouTube, with a video of his alleged bottle-throwing incident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Morning Pixels: Maryland, Niagara and the NIT

Tuesday's Maryland-Niagara NIT game won't have quite the luster of the 1972 NIT title game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, NCAA Tournament, Terps

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Whit Ayres: Marco Rubio is the 'RGIII of American politics'

The freshman senator is seen as the savior of his floundering party. Ring a bell?

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  04:18 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marco Rubio, Politics, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Seth Allen and Alex Len interviewed in ice bath

Seems like as good a place for an interview as any, really.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Chick Hernandez, Seth Allen, Terps

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/15/2013

CAA selling tournament T-shirts for ineligible teams

Towson and UNC Wilmington couldn't play in the CAA tournament, but they still got CAA tournament t-shirts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CAA, Towson, UNC Wilmington

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Why Matt Brady brought Mike Deane to JMU

With his job on the line, the Dukes head coach turned to the last man who coached him in college.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:16 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/15/2013

ACC map locates College Park on the Eastern Shore

You know how everyone associated with Maryland always thought the league office didn't get them? Yeah.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Rob Jackson's love of St. Patrick's Day is terrifying and perplexing in this Funny or Die video

The Redskins linebacker stars in a video for "Funny or Die."

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Rob Jackson

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Morning Pixels: #IntenseWakeFan takes over Twitter during Terps' ACC win

This very intense Wake Forest fan succeeds in distracting pretty much everybody during his team's loss to Maryland.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, College Basketball, Morning pixels, Terps

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 03/14/2013

The Nats commemorative season ticket gift

This newest declaration of Natitude will be the closest many season-ticket holders come to an old-fashioned paper ticket this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:35 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 03/14/2013

'The View' tackles the Redskins

You wanted to know what Elisabeth Hasselbeck thinks about the Redskins name? No? You sure? Should I ask again?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:28 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Redskins teammates salute Lorenzo Alexander on his way out

Want a quick idea of how beloved Lorenzo Alexander was in Ashburn? Check out some of the goodbye messages from teammates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Lorenzo Alexander, Redskins, Trent Williams

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 03/14/2013

James Madison coach Matt Brady has slept seven hours in three days

With the Dukes in the NCAA tournament for the first time in nearly 20 years, their coach has no time to rest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, Matt Brady

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Wizards fans loudly heckle J.J. Redick

Some things are eternal, like death, taxes, the Caps losing in Long Island, and J.J. Redick getting booed in Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:18 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  J.J. Redick, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Bryce Harper: Caps and Wizards need Capitude and Wizitude

Nats second-year outfielder jokes about a solution to the problems facing D.C.'s winter sports franchises.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/14/2013

London Fletcher takes a jab at the NFL over cap penalty

You think Redskins players aren't bitter about the salary-cap penalty hamstringing their front office? Think again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Morning Pixels: Larry Sanders overshadows Wizards' win with the Best Ejection Ever

Morning Pixels: Larry Sanders overshadows Wizards' win with the Best Ejection Ever

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Wizards

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 03/13/2013

JMU's Ray Goins on checkers, Instagram and Cleveland

James Madison's big talker explains why he won't get on Instagram, and why he won't play his girlfriend in checkers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:40 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison, Ray Goins

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Is Otto Porter a top 10 D.C. area basketball player?

Otto Porter is in contention for national player of the year awards. Does that make him an all-time area great?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, Maryland

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Remember when Dan Snyder promised never to change his team's name?

More than a decade ago, Dan Snyder gave CNN his word that he'd never change his team's name. So, uh, about all those blog posts...

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Media, Redskins

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/13/2013

JMU star quotes LeBron James: 'It's about damn time'

In the spirit of giving people what they want -- apparently, more JMU coverage -- here's a great postgame interview with forward Rayshawn Goins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  James Madison

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Texas lawmaker thinks RGIII will run for office

During his trip to the Texas Capitol, RGIII impresses lawmakers, tells them to make a difference.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Morning Pixels: Redskins and all-time worst free agent signings

Fox Sports list says Redskins have three of the four all-time worst free agent signings. This year won't add to the list.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Archuleta, Albert Haynesworth, Daniel Snyder, Deion Sanders, Redskins

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 03/12/2013

James Madison's NCAA berth: the best photos

Some memorable images from James Madison clinching its first trip to the NCAA tournament in nearly 20 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:52 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, James Madison

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Post Sports Live: NFL free agency, Conference tournaments and the slumping Caps

The PSL crew discussed the conference tournaments, NFL free agency and the slumping Caps.

By Mitch Rubin  |  05:47 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Georgetown back on the (regional) cover of SI

For the ninth time, the Hoyas are featured prominently on at least a regional version of Sports Illustrated.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:25 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Patrick Ewing, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/12/2013

RGIII visits Texas Capitol, says he'll be ready for 2013 season

Redskins quarterback takes pictures with state lawmakers, tells AP that

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Ray Ferraro, Pierre McGuire pummel Alex Ovechkin

Last weekend's back-to-back Caps losses weren't a big story in Washington. They were in Canada.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Pierre McGuire, Ray Ferraro

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Ask Nats COO Andy Feffer Ultimate Ballpark Access questions

Since I've gone as far as I can in answering ticketing and other questions, now you can ask the guy in charge.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:08 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Feffer, Nats

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Nats minor league affiliates love Harper and Strasburg

With an MLB roster filled with crowd-pleasing stars, the Nats' minor-league affiliates are cashing in. Mini-bobbleheads for everyone!

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Morning Pixels: John Wall says he's a max-contract player

Fans might have lost a bit of faith, but the former No. 1 pick still believes he can be the centerpiece of a franchise.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:22 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Morning pixels, Wizards

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2013

DeAngelo Hall Redskins memories, upon his release

Thinking back to some memorable moments upon the occasion of DeAngelo Hall's release.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Redskins

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 03/11/2013

RGIII's pep talk before Baylor beat Kansas

Redskins quarterback gave a memorable pep talk before Baylor's upset of Kansas, referencing the Redskins' rally.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:41 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013

More on John Wall and 'JW2

John Wall's marketing team might find some obstacles with initial-based branding.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:58 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adidas, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Costumes and banners at the Georgetown-Syracuse finale

The last Big East meeting between the longtime rivals led to a particular burst in creative fan energy. And costumes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/11/2013

P.G. County Executive declines to use 'Redskins' name in interview

Asked about the 'Redskins' name, Rushern Baker laughs, gives a vague answer, and declines to use the team name repeatedly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Rushern Baker, Vincent Gray

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Larry Michael slams the NFL over Redskins salary cap penalties

While the team's leadership mostly stays quiet, its play-by-place voice does not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Larry Michael, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Morning Pixels: John Thompson on the Big East pimps

Proud Georgetown leader and alum thinks 'Cuse will regret its changing conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, Georgetown, John Thompson, Morning pixels, Syracuse, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 03/09/2013

D.C. United fans create D.C. flag display

Home opener at RFK Stadium brings an epic representation of the District of Columbia's flag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:22 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, District Ultras, Screaming Eagles

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013

College GameDay crew in D.C. dressed like Founding Fathers

For College GameDay's appearance in D.C. advancing the Georgetown-Syracuse game, the four-man studio crew dressed up like colonialists.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 03/08/2013

The Caps' tribute to Stompin' Tom Connors

After the death of the Hockey Song's creator, the Caps paid tribute in the most appropriate way possible.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:47 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Verizon Center

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Georgetown fans promise largest (known) homemade banner in college basketball history

For the Hoyas's final Big East meeting with Syracuse, a fan group is promising a 52' x 25' banner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Bryce Harper's throw from left field to first (Video)

It's the stuff Spring Training is made of.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:41 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Chris Pontius does the weather

During a bad week for Washington-area weathermen, the D.C. United star gave it a go himself.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:05 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2013

John Wall launches new shoe with Adidas

At least they're better looking than the Zigs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Kirk Cousins does in-store signing, gets promoted as Kurt (Updated)

It's tough to be RGIII's backup.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:25 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Bill Hamid and the 'You Can't Hold Us Back' scarf

The goalie's post-game screaming rant created a slogan last season. Now, the slogan's on a scarf

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Ryan Kerrigan hangs with the Caps

Redskins defender Ryan Kerrigan pays a visit to the Capitals' locker room.

By Ben Sumner  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Eric Fehr, Redskins, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Why the Wizards moved Steve Buckhantz off the floor

After years of sitting at the scorer's table, Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier are now near the top of the 100-level in the Verizon Center. Here's why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Morning Pixels: NYT blogger pokes fun at Wizards fans

Hey, buddy. Making fun of local teams is our beat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Chester, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013

GW women's coach hits over-the-head halfcourt shot

GW women's coach hits over-the-head halfcourt shot

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Video of the Strasburg and Halladay hijinks

If you want to see for yourself the hit-by-pitch and pitch-behind-back that led to Nats-Phillies grapefruit pixels on Wednesday and Thursday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Phillies, Roy Halladay, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Mel Kaufman's Redskins Super Bowl ring for sale

The ring can be yours for an easy $22,000.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alumni, Mel Kaufman, Redskins

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Terps students unveil massive Maryland flag

Maryland lost to North Carolina, but a giant state flag fluttering over the student section is always a winner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats, Phillies and that darn slippery baseball

Hooray for rivalries.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Darrel Young, Davey Johnson, Morning pixels, Nats, Nene, Niles Paul, Redskins, Steven Strasburg, Tyler Moore, Wizards

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Maryland student section will feature fan-created 'M' tonight

Nobody switch seats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Maryland, Terps

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Joe Theisman tweets the weather

The Redskins legend is just your "friendly on the road weather guy."

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Trent Williams is training with Adrian Peterson

Redskins left tackle is working out six days a week with the same Houston trainer who helped get Adrian Peterson back in shape.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Peterson, Redskins, Trent Williams

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Brooks Laich playing guitar (video)

We're going to assume Laich has gotten better since this stage appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps, Joel Ward

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Shirley Povich and the Bowie snow storm

Fifty-five years ago, horseplayers went right on playing the horses as their cars were buried in a Bowie parking lot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Shirley Povich, Washington Post

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/06/2013

John Wall being branded as 'JW2

John Wall is joining the initials marketing game. Or his sponsors are, at least.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Lindsay Czarniak's Stephen Strasburg bit on SportsCenter

D.C.'s own SportsCenter host gets the hook, as Mark Schlereth insists she follow a lead-in word count.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Lindsay Czarniak, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Brooks Laich wants to start a band with Ryan Kerrigan

I would pay a lot to see this.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooks Laich, Caps, Redskins, Ryan Kerrigan

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Eric Fehr's game-winning goal, the audio

Yet again, a game-winning goal against the Bruins made Caps radio voice John Walton very, very excited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Eric Fehr, John Walton

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Morning pixels: The Nats have a book club

Morning pixels: The Nats have a book club

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bo Porter, Bryce Harper, Dan Haren, Nats

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Post Sports Live: Streaking Georgetown, Fred Davis and Wizards predictions

The PSL crew discussed Georgetown's winning streak and debated whether the Redskins should have franchised Fred Davis.

By Mitch Rubin  |  06:33 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Jack Edwards thinks Ovechkin needs a 'farm-boy mentality'

The Bruins play-by-play voice backs up Mike Milbury's recent critique.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:54 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jack Edwards, Media

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Martell Webster's 'turrible' coaching at Wizards Special Olympics basketball game (Video)

A good time was had by all, much of it thanks to some coaching antics by the Wizards players.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cartier Martin, Chris Singleton, Garrett Temple, John Wall, Martell Webster, Olympics, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Flip Saunders told Ted Leonsis to get rid of the knuckleheads

Former Wizards coach told current Wizards owner that to succeed, he needed to overhaul his roster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flip Saunders, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Sports blogging seminar at University of Maryland

I'm leading a panel of famous sports blog people in College Park on Saturday. It's free to attend, and you get free pizza too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Caps won't raise season ticket prices next year

The team had raised the price of most season tickets for five straight years.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  10:14 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Bryce Harper hugs Mickey Mouse, the video

In which our noble hero signs a bat for a mascot, and then gives said mascot a hearty hug.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mickey Mouse, Nats

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Morning Pixels: Fred Davis says he wants happiness over money in free agency

The Redskins tight end, approaching free agency, says 'I don't want to just go for the money and just start losing.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 10:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Martell Webster and Garrett Temple sing the national anthem

The Wizards duo performed for the crowd prior to a Special Olympics basketball game at Verizon Center.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:44 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Garrett Temple, John Wall, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Dmitri Young and Robert Fick interview Chad Cordero

If you want to hear three-old time Nats be sweet and inappropriate and sweet again, I have the podcast for you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:16 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chad Cordero, Dmitri Young, Nats, Robert Fick

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Nats players use Drake LaRoche to get them out of batting practice

The Nats use an adorable messenger to tell Johnson it was too cold to hit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:38 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Davey Johnson, Nationals, Nats

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Bryce Harper with Mickey Mouse

Nats wunderkind goes to the Wild World of Sports, hangs out with a mascot, generates pixels.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mickey Mouse, Nats

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Fred Smoot apologizes for DUI, indicates possible civil suit

The former Redskin is fighting the public allegation that he urinated on himself after being arrested.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Smoot, Redskins

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Mike Ribeiro's Bentley has fleur-de-lis rims

Take a break from debating Mike Ribeiro's future to marvel at Mike Ribeiro's Bentley.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Mike Ribeiro

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Jim Irsay says he would have protected RGIII better

The Colts owner manages to take a jab at Mike Shanahan during a lengthy interview with the Indianapolis Star.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Irsay, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Dan Haren on the young Nats: 'I've never felt so old'

The Nats’ newest starter talks about the young rotation, batting as a pitcher, and playing in Malibu.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:01 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Haren, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Steve Buckhantz breaks out the binoculars

Wizards play-by-play man has some fun at his own expense after he missed the game-ending call against the Pistons.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Buckhantz, Wizards

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats merchandise sales soaring

Nats merchandise sales are up more than 250 percent year to year, according to one online retailer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dez Wells, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 10:57 PM ET, 03/03/2013

John Wall stares down David Falk after game-winner

The Wizards guard had his own way of responding to some very public criticism.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:57 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Buckhantz gets 'Dewey defeats Truman' treatment

Okay, seriously. It wasn't that bad.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:07 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Buckhantz, Wizards

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Mike Shanahan on London Fletcher's future

Redskins coach says in his experience, when players talk about considering retirement, they're already as good as retired.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/01/2013

About the Nats' new 'Ultimate Access' card

The Nats think their new smart cards will change the way U.S. season ticket holders engage with their team. Here's more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Feffer, Nats

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Bryce Harper's Men's Health cover

Add another to the resume of the Nats cover boy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:51 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Morning Pixels: Denard Span learned about concussions after getting one

The Nats have Span's concussion situation under control.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Carriker, Brooks Laich, Caps, Denard Span, Mike Rizzo, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins

 

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