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DC Sports Bog: June, 2013

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/28/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Otto Porter

Of course the Wizards draft pick is having the best week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/28/2013

RGIII in Las Vegas

Bachelor party, perhaps?

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 06/28/2013

John Riggins and Joe Gibbs drove a Winnebago on a racetrack

Or a 'Riggebego,' if you will.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:48 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Gibbs, John Riggins, Redskins

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Kevin Durant's Nike KD VI shoe release (Photos)

The Maryland native spent Thursday in Seat Pleasant introducing his newest shoe to a global audience.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:37 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Other Stuff

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Racing Presidents prancercizing (Video)

The mascot foursome prancercized their way to the finish line.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:00 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Kevin Durant's draft commercial (Video)

Leave it to Nike to steal the show with a commercial on draft night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Other Stuff

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Otto Porter excited to stay in Washington

The Wizards draft pick will be saving some money in moving costs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Josh Wilson, Morning pixels, Nats, Otto Porter, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Otto Porter Jr. wants Trevor Booker's jersey number

Booker does not find any of this talk cute.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:29 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Drew Storen decorated his house via Etsy

The Nats pitcher was turned on to the Web site by a friend, and has become a fan.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Nats

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Drew Storen on Anthony Rendon's mullet: 'I think it's a rally cry for us'

The Nats pitcher hopes to see more mullets at Nats Park.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Drew Storen, F.P. Santangelo, Nats

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Jim Vance throws out Nats first pitch (Video)

The WRC anchor provided the ceremonial toss as part of Nats Park's Black Heritage Night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Vance, Media, Nats

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Davey Johnson on Bryce Harper: 'Have you ever seen him jog to first?'

The Nats skipper on Bryce being Bryce.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:57 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Jordann Zimmerman, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Bryce Harper's knee draws a crowd in Potomac

Looking sharp, knee!

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Steve Sands on D.C. sports, and coming home

Golf Channel and NBC Sports broadcaster is at Congressional for work, but soon enough he'll be at FedEx Field and the Verizon Center for fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T National, Caps, Golf Channel, Media, Redskins, Steve Sands, Terps

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Donte Stallworth speaks out on SCOTUS Prop 8, DOMA rulings

The Redskins receiver has been a vocal supporter of same sex marriage.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte' Stallworth, Redskins

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2013

F.P. Santangelo promises to grow a mullet if Nats reach first place

MASN analyst says he will honor Anthony Rendon and bad haircuts if the Nats get back on top the NL East.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, F.P. Santangelo, MASN, Nats

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/26/2013

John Wall cut ketchup, mustard and pickles out of his diet

In an effort to get healthy, Wall has added condiments to his no-no list.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Billy Kilmer, Bruce Boudreau at Nats game

A pair of former D.C. sports stars make high-profile appearances at Nationals Park, as the home team wins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Kilmer, Bruce Boudreau, Caps, Gio Gonzalez, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Wale says he'll perform at RGIII's wedding (Video)

The local rapper gets a surprise call from RGIII during an appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rebecca Liddicoat, Redskins, RGIII, Wale

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Post Sports Live: NBA draft predictions, Haren's struggles and the Redskins name

The PSL crew discussed who the Wizards should choose with the third pick in NBA draft, Dan Haren's struggles in the Nationals rotation and what people think of the Redskins name.

By Mitch Rubin  |  05:11 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Abe Pollin's son 'vehemently opposed' to 'Bullets' name change

Robert Pollin says the franchise shouldn't be 'distracted by things that won't make one whit of difference in terms of making the Wizards a winner.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abe Pollin, Robert Pollin, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 06/25/2013

More people reading at Nats Park

If you really, really like looking at photos while you're at work of people reading books while they're at Nats games, this is the item for you.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/25/2013

PETA ranks Nats Park third best in baseball for vegetarian fare

I've long maintained that the falafel at Nats Park is one of the finest meals you can eat there. In case you were wondering.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Bryce Harper tweets for free Cap'n Crunch

Why be coy, when you can cut right to the chase?

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:56 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013

JTIII on Otto Porter: 'I think he should go No. 1

Georgetown coach still says his former star is the most prepared player in the 2013 draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson III, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Bryce Harper, his bobblehead and batting gloves

Bryce Harper, the bobblehead, has four batting gloves. Bryce Harper, the baseball player, does too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:18 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013

John Wall to be featured nude in ESPN the Magazine's 'Body Issue'

Amid controversy about John Wall's tattoos -- or at least, a column on the subject -- comes the news that Wall will soon appear naked in a national magazine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Gio Gonzalez on loyalty (Video)

The Nats pitcher chats with a U.S. Army ROTC Cadet about why loyalty is important to both sports and military.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nats

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 06/25/2013

In Quotes: Dan Haren to the DL edition

A collection of the best words uttered about Dan Haren's trip to the DL.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Haren, Davey Johnson, Nats, Steve McCatty

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Washingtonian says the Wizards are a reason to love our city

Magazine's 'Best Of' issue cites Washington's worst pro team as a justification for local pride. Which is weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:26 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Kirk Cousins, Morning pixels, Washingtonian, Wizards

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Theismann would be interested in Redskins radio job

Longtime part of the Redskins broadcast family says he 'certainly would have an interest' in joining the radio broadcast team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:04 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Theismann, Larry Michael, Redskins, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Redskins-Cowboys joint fandom makes no sense

What the heck is going on with this weird trend of people supporting both the Redskins and the Cowboys?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:09 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Redskins

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 06/24/2013

What's next for the Redskins radio booth?

A few clues on what will happen now that Sam Huff has departed from the Redskins game-day broadcasts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Mann, Chris Cooley, Doc Walker, Larry Michael, Redskins, Sam Huff, Sonny Jurgensen

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Frank Herzog on Sam Huff's retirement

Two-thirds of Frank, Sonny and Sam are now off the radio broadcasts; here's Frank Herzog talking about Sam Huff's departure.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Frank Herzog, Redskins, Sam Huff

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013

John Wall wants to be an NBA fashion icon

Wall has big career goals. Also, would like to switch places with Lil Wayne.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/24/2013

The lines at Bryce Harper bobblehead day

A Bryce Harper bobblehead brings all the boys to the yard. And girls. And adults. Lots of adults.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bobbleheads, Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond All-Star campaign videos

These videos need more roses and poetry.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Pierre Garcon gives football uniforms to three local high schools

Redskins receiver, working with Russell Athletic, will help Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Springbrook wear new football uniforms in 2013.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  high schools, Pierre Garcon, Redskins

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Bernard Hopkins tells RGIII to run from McNabb

Boxer advises Redskins QB that if Donovan McNabb keeps trying to get in touch, he should 'call the first police station.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernard Hopkins, Donovan McNabb, Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Ian Desmond

A career first grand slam, an error-free streak, and a grotesque battle cry mean Ian Desmond is having a pretty good week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:16 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Ian Desmond

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 06/21/2013

RGIII ranked 15th on NFL Top 100 list; analysts object

NFL Network's list of the best 100 players in the NFL has Robert Griffin III the top-ranked rookie, and some old heads object.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Network, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Eatface movement invades Nats Park

Jayson Werth's catchphrase has already inspired shirts and signs, and will continue to be a thing. Unless the Nats lose.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Athletes debate Instagram vs. Vine

A curious number of our local athletes care about such things.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Donte' Stallworth, Jan Vesely, Jordan Bernstein, Monique Curry, Mystics, Redskins, Richard Crawford Jr., Wizards

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Bryce Harper on RGIII comparison: 'That's just people being fans and saying things'

The Nats injured outfielder doesn't agree with the comparison of knee injuries.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Johnny Rockets to remain at FedEx Field

Daniel Snyder no longer owns the hamburger, shakes and fries chain, but Johnny Rockets will still be available at Redskins home games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Johnny Rockets, Redskins

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Alfred Morris: 'I feel faster. I feel stronger'

The Redskins running back is looking to let loose at training camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Jordan Zimmermann, Martell Webster, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Ryan Zimmerman, Wizards

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Phillies fan trades Kobernus home run ball for Werth bat

How did Jeff Kobernus get his first career home run ball back? With the help of a Jayson Werth bat. No, he didn't hit anyone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Jeff Kobernus, Nats

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Alfred Morris touchdown celebration featured in Madden NFL 25

The celebration has been immortalized in video game form.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:44 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 06/20/2013

MLB to release Bryce Harper 'Warrior' T-shirt

As part of its 'I Play' campaign, MLB is making 10 new t-shirts. One of them features Bryce Harper, obviously.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:33 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Nikolai Volkoff sings 'God Bless America' before Bowie Baysox game

WWE legend could not wait for the 7th inning stretch Wednesday night to belt out a patriotic song.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bowie Baysox, WWE

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Ryan Zimmerman foul ball makes Phillies fan spill beer on self

Before there were late-inning heroics, there was a foul ball and a spilled beer and sad, sad smiles.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Phillies, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Kirk Cousins says he's preparing as if he's starting Week 1

Redskins backup quarterback knows he's a backup quarterback but says he's preparing as if he were the starter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:10 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Ian Desmond hits grand slam, gets #eatface trending on Twitter (Video)

With one swing of Desmond's bat, eat face became a real thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nats

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Jan Vesely makes absurdist Beastie Boys video

The Wizards forward stars in a bizarre music video masterpiece.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Jordan Reed surprised by Redskins draft call

The Redskins draft pick said he was not expecting the call from Shanahan.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jordan Reed, Kory Lichtensteiger, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 06/19/2013

John Wall's offseason tattoos

Last time you saw him on the court, John Wall didn't have tattoos. Next time, it'll be a different story, though you probably won't be able to tell.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:13 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Bill James on the Redskins name

Longtime baseball writer thinks the team name 'offends a group of 12 people who are in the business of finding things to be offended by.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:28 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill James, Redskins

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Wizards talk superheroes

Some of the guys had a pretty good base knowledge of superheroes. Others, not so much.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:22 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Chris Singleton, John Wall, Martell Webster, Nene, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Nats players respond to Jayson Werth's 'eat somebody's face' comment

It won't be long before "Nats as zombies" photoshops are a thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Davey Johnson: Nats are better than Phillies

The standings say differently, but the Nats manager still says his team is better than Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Nats, Phillies

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Ian Krol on his Justin Bieber backpack

The Nats rookie's accessory was courtesy of Drew Storen.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Ian Krol, Nats

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Bryce Harper's ghost story

Harper thinks a ghost came into his hotel room. Possibly a ghost named Jayson Werth.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Philadelphia, Buffalo writers vow to stop using 'Redskins' in print

Philadelphia Daily News columnist, Buffalo News sports writer both say they will stop using Washington's team nickname.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:58 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Joe Theismann on the Redskins name

Former quarterback says he felt like he 'was representing the great Native American nations' when he played in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Joe Theismann, Redskins

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Post Sports Live: The Nats offense, Ovechkin's MVP, Lebron's legacy and the Redskins

The PSL crew discussed the Nationals struggling offense, Alex Ovechkin's third Hart Trophy, how many titles LeBron needs to win to be considered one of the game's geeats and the Redskins relocating training camp.

By Mitch Rubin  |  05:38 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/18/2013

D.C. Council declares June 20 'Josh Morgan Day'

The Redskins receiver is honored for his work in the community.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Redskins

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Donte' Stallworth's political agenda

Once-and-future Redskins receiver has harsh words for an administration his coach campaigned for.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte' Stallworth, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Phillies fans boo Jayson Werth

It's been years since the outfielder left, but the fans won't let him forget it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, Nats, Phillies

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Drown your baseball sorrows with Nats haikus

With creative passions that could be used for hugs and celebrations stifled by this disappointing baseball season, some Nats fans are writing haikus instead.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Jayson Werth blamed for Phillie Phanatic breakdown

The Nats outfielder and the furry green mascot have an adversarial history.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jayson Werth, mascots, Nats, Phillies

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 06/18/2013

St. Louis baseball writer makes hilarious jokes about the Nats

If you went to bed early on Monday night, you missed some top-notch Nats humor, and that makes me super sad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cardinals, Media, Nats

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Anthony Rendon calls his mullet 'phenomenal'

In a Nats season often lacking mirth, Anthony Rendon is mirthful about his newest plaything, which rests atop his youthful head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Anthony Rendon, MASN, Nats

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Wizards will 'probably not' return to Bullets

Most D.C. sports fans are against a Redskins name change. But the name change they do want is unlikely to happen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Gilbert Arenas, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Kirk Cousins writes about the Redskins and the draft

Redskins quarterback says his first words to Mike Shanahan on draft day were 'Are you sure you want to do that?'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Rendon's first major-league homer after foul ball blooper

Rendon might be the luckiest batter in the Nats clubhouse.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Rendon, Chad Tracy, Nats

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/17/2013

FedEx Field has green grass

Sure, it's only June, but FedEx Field currently houses a lush green carpet reminiscent of pillows and marshmallow fluff. Dyed green.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FedEx Field, Redskins

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Bryce Harper on helium

Apparently, the Harper brothers love coloring.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/17/2013

The Nats, and World Series winners, through 68 games

Nineteen of the last 20 World Series winners have been over .500 through 68 games. The Nationals are not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Ross Ohlendorf

Thanks to a great start and a quirky wind up, Ross Ohlendorf is having the best week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:19 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Nats, Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Mark Turgeon at Orioles game, man in RGIII jersey at Rockies game

If the headline isn't descriptive enough, I'm not sure what more this blurb could add. Because really this is just about Mark Turgeon at the Orioles game, and man in an RGIII jersey at the Rockies game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Orioles, Redskins, Terps

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Ross Ohlendorf explains the purpose of his delivery

Nats pitcher with old-school throwing motion says he realized 'if I had more movement, my body would figure out the best path to take.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Dave Jageler, Nats, Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/14/2013

Phil Jackson, Scott Fujita, Taiwanese animators on 'Redskins'

Because this is a day in which the sun rose and will later set, here are people talking about the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Phil Jackson, Redskins, Scott Fujita, Scott Simon

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Walt Williams on the Catoctin Challenge and his Len Bias book

Former Maryland great will ride his bicycle 100 miles to raise money for two causes he's passionate about.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Len Bias, Terps, Walt Williams

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Bryce Harper, in another Under Armour underwear ad

If one blog item about Bryce Harper modeling underwear wasn't enough, here's another. It probably won't be the last.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats, Shirley Povich

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Drew Storen, Erik Davis discuss the 'circle of death'

The two Stanford alums discuss an on-campus death trap.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Craig Stammen, Drew Storen, Erik Davis, Kirk Cousins, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Sunni asks RGIII why he doesn't go to clubs more often

WPGC host asks Redskins quarterback what has kept him from being a social regular in D.C. Whatever it is, everyone is grateful.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:48 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Sunni

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Nick Sundberg, Sav Rocca perfecting punts through technology

A camera attached to Rocca's helmet is helping the pair perfect punts.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:24 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nick Sundberg, Redskins, Sav Rocca

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Ian Krol keeps getting fooled by the Nats schedule

Nats reliever has been brilliant on the mound since getting called up. He could use some work on the game times, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:32 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Krol, Nats

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Phillip Thomas and Chicken McNuggets

One Redskins rookie says another Redskins rookie orders 40-piece Chicken McNuggets, which cannot be true.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:10 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Phillip Thomas, Redskins

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 06/13/2013

The Bryce Harper bobblehead

The first 15,000 fans at Sunday's matinee get one. I'd get there early, personally.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Expos fan sees his favorite team for the first time in Denver

Longtime Expos fan from Edmonton wears a Gary Carter jersey and Nats hat in Coors Field. Weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Expos, Nats

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Ryan Zimmerman double causes outfield collision

Seriously, somebody call it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Ross Ohlendorf's 'old-school' delivery

The new Nats pitcher has the wind up everyone is talking about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:08 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Wilbon: Goodell's support for Redskins name is 'gutless'

ESPN commentators and former Post columnists slam NFL commissioner over his support for the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Michael Wilbon, PTI, Redskins, Roger Goodell, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Donte' Stallworth: 'Literally, my butt caught on fire'

The newly signed Redskins wide receiver talked about his hot air balloon accident.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DCU, Donte' Stallworth, Morning pixels, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Ross Ohlendorf

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 06/12/2013

NFLPA selling Donte' Stallworth LGBT pride shirts

Soon-to-be Redskins receiver is among a handful of players with customized pride t-shirts, whose sales benefit Athlete Ally.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:52 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Donte' Stallworth, NFLPA, Redskins

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Port City is 'The Official Hometown Beer of the Potomac Nationals'

Alexandria brewer has an official relationship with the Nats' Carolina League farm club. Could the big leagues be next?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Nats, Port City, Potomac Nationals

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Redskins, RGIII grant an 8-year-old fan's wish

This 8-year old Redskins fan went home with memories to last forever.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, London Fletcher, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, RG3, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Alfred Morris on offensive rap music: 'It's a lot of nonsense'

The Redskins running back talks about what's on his playlist, and why rap isn't it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:00 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/12/2013

Nats call up minor-league beer vendor

After years of great vending, this guy is getting his shot at the bigs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Dan Haren, Davey Johnson, Morning pixels, Nats, Pierre Garcon, Redskins

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Post Sports Live: Harper's knee, Tebow, OTAs and the NBA Finals

The PSL crew discussed Harper's visit to Dr. James Andrews, what was learned during the Redskins OTAs, the Patriots' signing of Tim Tebow and which NBA Finals team is better.

By Mitch Rubin  |  06:12 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 06/11/2013

London Fletcher looks strange in Madden 25 trailer

New game-action footage of Madden 25 shows a side of London Fletcher we've never seen. Or a color, anyhow.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:37 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Brian Orakpo's super-secret facemask

Orakpo has a new look coming for training camp.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:13 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Redskins, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Darrell Green on his son and the Cowboys

Asked if he'll be pulling for the Cowboys this season, Redskins legend says 'do chickens lay eggs?'

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Darrell Green, Jared Green, Redskins

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 06/11/2013

In Quotes: RGIII last-chance presser edition

The Redskins quarterback faced the media for the last time before a six week break.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:27 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In Quotes, Rebecca Liddicoat, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013

About Jeff Kobernus's tattoos

One of the newest Nats has some of the most interesting skin on the team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jeff Kobernus, Nats

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Bryce Harper, wearing a knee brace (updated)

Nats outfielder wore a large brace on his injured left leg as he returned from his visit to Dr. James Andrews.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, James Andrews, Nats

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Alfred Morris on love and heartbreak

The Redskins running back sits down for a conversation over pedicures.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:39 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Athlete's Feet, Redskins

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Derek McGinty: Fascination with RGIII is getting 'creepy'

Local Skins fan and WUSA anchor says coverage of Washington's QB 'is starting to turn into a circus.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derek McGinty, Redskins, RGIII, WUSA

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Local criminals embracing Nats gear

Two local crime stories this week prominently feature gear of the Washington Nationals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Kirk Cousins says RGIII 'has some pipes'

Cousins insists he's only the second best singing quarterback on the team.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:57 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Fred Smoot on Joe Gibbs, Jim Zorn and Sean Taylor

Former Redskins cornerback says Gibbs taught him about being a man, and Zorn was hard to take seriously.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:27 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Smoot, Joe Gibbs, Redskins, Sean Taylor

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Fans read newspapers at Nats game

Think no one reads print any more? Go to the ballpark and think again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:19 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, Nats

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/10/2013

The job requirements for a Georgetown basketball assistant coach

The Hoyas recently advertised for an assistant coach on this very Web site. The right candidate needed to be available nights and weekends.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 06/10/2013

Jim Vance on RGIII: 'Give that man some room'

Longtime WRC anchor says he doesn't need to see RGIII's kitchen, or know when RGIII blows his nose.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:39 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim Vance, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2013

106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980 on Nats coverage

Which sports-talk radio station is best for keeping up with the Nats? There seems to be some impassioned disagreement on that matter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, ESPN 980, Media, Nats

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Presidents Race invaded by giant bug

I don't care what they called it, it's totally not a cicada.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Presidents Race, Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/10/2013

Justin Tucker on FedEx Field

Ravens kicker says the Redskins home field was 'brutal' in 2012, as new sod is put down for the 2013 season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Justin Tucker, Morning pixels, Ravens, Redskins

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013

The Post, the day after the Bullets title

Thirty-five years ago from Saturday, The Post covered D.C.'s last NBA title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, The Washington Post, Wizards

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Dr. James Andrews

You know it's been a bad week when a sports surgeon is having the best week in Washington.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:51 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Bryce Harper, James Andrews, Nats

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/07/2013

RGIII dancing at Pierre Garcon's party

Six seconds of Robert Griffin III dancing without suffering any apparent damage to his knee.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dancing, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Why Tyler Clippard rides his bicycle to Nats Park

The Nats reliever explains why sometimes 'tis better to ride than walk or drive to work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Storen, Nats, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Redskins dress in all white for Pierre Garcon's charity event

Some of the players arrived in rented tuxes, courtesy of Garcon.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:24 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Clinton Portis, Erik Kettani, Kai Forbath, Kirk Cousins, Nick Sundberg, Pierre Garcon, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, Stephen Bowen

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Nats fan knits scarf during Nats game

We've now seen Nats fans doing taxes, doing calculus homework, and knitting scarves this season. What else you got?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:04 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fans, Nats

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Nats holding equipment drive on June 9

If you're headed to Nats Park on Sunday, bring along your unneeded baseball gear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Josh Morgan, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Dave Jageler and Charlie Slowes read 'Casey at the Bat'

To commemorate the 125th anniversary of a beloved baseball poem, the Library of Congress enlisted the help of two beloved radio men.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlie Slowes, Dave Jageler, Library of Congress, Nats

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Nats open Diabetes Care Complex

The facility at the Children's National Medical Center is baseball-themed.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:53 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Mets announcers revisit Strasburg Shutdown

Gary Cohen and Ron Darling agree that the 2012 Nats philosophy carried the scent of hubris.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:38 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, SNY, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013

The Nats and nutrition

The Nats' clubhouse chef considers the team's food program one of the best in the league.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Faisal Saltani, Food, Nats, Ryan Zimmerman, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Slapshot and the Oriole Bird do the Hora

You might have seen the Hora before, but you've probably never seen it starring two local bird mascots.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Orioles

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Mike Shanahan on D.C. sports talk radio

Scott Van Pelt asks the Redskins coach about the media furor surrounding his quarterback. Shanahan says he tunes it all out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN Radio, Mike Shanahan, Redskins, Scott Van Pelt

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 06/06/2013

MLB attendance down, Nats attendance up

There are problems in Washington. Attendance isn't one of them.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:43 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Haren, Ian Kroll, Morning pixels, Nats, Niles Paul, Redskins

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Georgetown, Maryland, GW vets will team up in D.C. summer showcase

A team including Austin Freeman, John Gilchrist, D.J. Strawberry, Jai Lewis and Pops Mensah-Bonsu will play six games at GW this summer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, George Mason, George Washington, Georgetown, Terps

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Davey Johnson: 'I've been terrible'

Nats manager tells the Junkies he's done a 'horse bleep' job with his team thus far.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Davey Johnson, Nats, Rick Eckstein

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Tanzanian Bongo Flava artiste mourned in Bullets hat

As part of our continuing series on D.C. sports hats found in unusual settings....yeah, this one wins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Adam LaRoche, the Braves and pranks

The story of the best prank the first baseman ever executed, and his disgusting payback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Nats, Tim Hudson

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Davey Johnson shaves his beard

The "rally goatee" is gone.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Davey Johnson, Facial hair, Nats

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Alfred Morris plays paintball with fans

There aren't many players more fan friendly than this guy

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:08 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Redskins

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Racing Presidents, Bikeshare edition (Video)

With the Mets in town, the team took the opportunity to remind everyone which program came first.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Racing Presidents

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Riggo, Joe Gibbs and Don Breaux fishing

What happens when two legendary Redskins, plus one famous assistant coach, head out on a boat with television cameras?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:35 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Don Breaux, Joe Gibbs, John Riggins, Redskins

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Ian Desmond asks for loyalty from fans

The first two months of this season have set many Nats fans on edge. The team's shortstop asks them to stick with the team through good and bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Wild times with Henry Rodriguez

The most GIF-able player from the Nats' breakthrough division championship season is done with the club. Re-watch some of his famous moments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:50 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Henry Rodriguez, Nats

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Adam LaRoche does PSA with robot who once had beef with Chris Cooley (Video)

This Clicky character has a history with Washington athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:43 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Chris Cooley, Nats, Redskins

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Mike Green sends thank-you note to first customer

Handwritten thank-you notes are all the rage here in Washington.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:53 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Mike Green

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Gio Gonzalez and his elephant-print Jordan Brand cleats

I don't know what elephant print is, exactly, but that's what Gio Gonzalez was sporting Saturday night in Atlanta.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gio Gonzalez, Nats, Nike

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Redskins' Eric Kettani promoted to U.S. Navy Lieutenant

It was a proud day for the Redskins fullback.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bobby Turner, Darrel Young, Eric Kettani, Mike Shanahan, Redskins

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Deacon Jones's extra point with the Redskins

One of the best defensive linemen in NFL history also managed to get in the scoring column with the Redskins by kicking an extra point.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deacon Jones, Redskins

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013

When Deacon Jones joined the Redskins

NFL Hall of Famer may not have been known for his time in D.C., but he sure made for great newspaper copy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deacon Jones, George Allen, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Ray Knight believes the Nats will win the NL East with all his heart

Some fans are starting to doubt themselves, but MASN's Silver Fox has no doubts whatsoever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:13 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MASN, Nats, Ray Knight

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

Members of Congress coming to Wednesday's Nats game

Congressional Night with the Nationals is expected to bring more than 50 Members of Congress to Nats Park on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 06/03/2013

Sports Authority selling 'Natitude' jerseys

You don't have to come up with our own jersey fouls any more. They come ready-made.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:41 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Glenn Beck not impressed by RGIII's house

Is this a sports story? I don't think this is a sports story. Why does Glenn Beck think RGIII's house is on a toxic waste dump? What is happening?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Rob Dibble compares Nats to Chinese swimmers

Silly Dibble saying silly things and being silly.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:23 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Rob Dibble, Stephen Strasburg

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

JTIII: Otto Porter is 'by far' the best player in this draft

Hoyas coach goes above and beyond in selling his star's NBA readiness during a recent radio interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, John Thompson III, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 06/03/2013

How RGIII chose his new house

Robert Griffin III's real-estate agent explains how the quarterback turned down a larger house because it was less manageable.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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