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DC Sports Bog: June, 2014

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Bryce Harper returns to throngs of fans waiting for his bobblehead

Lots of people wanted Bryce Harper bobbleheads.

By Dan Steinberg and Scott Allen  |  04:35 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Potomac Nationals remove Belgian beer tap handles to support USA soccer

Want a Stella at Monday night’s P-Nats game? Too bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:03 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 06/30/2014

A minor change to the center-field entrance at Nats Park

It’s a minor change to the center-field entrance at Nationals Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:34 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Marcin Gortat and Chris Singleton are riding military-style vehicles around Poland

Singleton is in Poland to help his Wizards teammate and fellow free-agent-to-be with his basketball camp.

By Scott Allen  |  02:02 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2014

Phillip Daniels said he was ‘on an island’ when he worked for the Redskins

Former Redskins lineman and front-office staffer has some discouraging thoughts on the team’s developmental system.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/30/2014

The Big Ten mascots invade D.C. to celebrate Maryland’s move

Testudo’s new friends will make their way to a Big Ten block party at the Fairgrounds adjacent to Nationals Park.

By Scott Allen  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 06/30/2014

DeSean Jackson and Daniel Sturridge debate football vs. soccer at BET Awards

Redskins star teams with Liverpool star to make jokes and stuff and then give an award to Pharrell.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:24 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/30/2014

Five home runs to get you excited for Bryce Harper bobblehead night

Here’s every home run the Nationals outfielder has hit since spring training.

By Scott Allen  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/30/2014

The Nats want you to pick what will replace ‘Take on Me’ as the seventh inning stretch song

Nats’ chief revenue and marketing officer talks about what will happen next.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:37 AM ET, 06/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 06/28/2014

Doug Hicks bids farewell to Washington sports

Doug Hicks -- the rare executive who worked for the Bullets, Caps and United -- heads to Chicago.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 06/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/27/2014

Virginia delegate says Redskins controversy is ‘political correctness on steroids in overdrive’

A sampling of opinions from the Virginia legislators who formed the Redskins Pride Caucus.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 06/27/2014

Overnight ratings dip for final U.S. group stage game

Washington fell from its perch atop the national ratings for the final game of the World Cup group stage.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:04 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 06/27/2014

‘Team Jackson’ guided Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson through rough upbringing

ESPN the Magazine feature sheds more light on DeSean Jackson’s roots.

By Scott Allen  |  12:19 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 06/27/2014

John Riggins tells Buck Showalter beer kept his joints ‘nice and loose’

The Diesel keeps it real.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2014

No, Wizards fans were not targeting ‘Cash Considerations’ in the second round

If you thought Wizards fans would be happy that the team sold its second-round pick, you were wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/27/2014

Fog Monster joins Sun Monster in Nats lore

The Nats have been bitten by the Sun Monster before. This time, the Fog Monster got ‘em.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 06/27/2014

Why three Wizards veterans want to stay in Washington

Three Wizards veterans talk about their desire to return to Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:31 AM ET, 06/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 06/26/2014

Redskins sign undrafted wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr.

The son of the NFL’s all-time leading receiver had tryouts with the Ravens and 49ers earlier this year.

By Scott Allen  |  04:25 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 06/26/2014

Wednesday was pretty much the greatest day ever for Nationals pitcher Taylor Hill

Most great days don’t begin with 2 a.m. wake up calls, but yesterday was an exception for the Nationals rookie.

By Scott Allen  |  03:57 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 06/26/2014

Jurgen Klinsmann, RFK Stadium and the 1994 World Cup program

The official gameday program was well worth $5.

By Scott Allen  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 06/26/2014

Redskins hire politico Ben Tribbett to help guide defense of team name

Tribbett, who wrote the ‘Not Larry Sabato’ blog until he shut it down on Tuesday, is a lifelong Redskins fan.

By Scott Allen  |  12:42 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 06/26/2014

Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman will bake in matching oven mitts

Check out Harper’s new thumb protection.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 06/26/2014

School board of majority Native American district votes to keep ‘Redskins’

Many school districts around the country have been asked about their ‘Redskins’ names in recent days. Here are some highlights.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:37 AM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 06/26/2014

Orioles’ Nelson Cruz tosses souvenir pie to lucky fans

A few fans at Camden Yards went home with free dessert following Baltimore’s extra-inning win.

By Scott Allen  |  10:19 AM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 06/26/2014

Ben Olsen: U.S. soccer playing for a draw isn’t in the American DNA

D.C. United coach and former U.S. national player talks about the surge of interest in his sport, and whether that will last.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/26/2014

1. Babe Ruth, 2. Babe Ruth, 3. Jordan Zimmermann?

Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann ranks behind the Sultan of Swat and ahead of Bob Feller and Clayton Kershaw in one impressive stat.

By Scott Allen  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Nationals’ Jose Lobaton catches a foul tip with his facemask

It beats catching a foul tip with your face.

By Scott Allen  |  04:44 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Kevin Durant on his new tattoo, the World Cup, Luis Suarez and the Redskins

NBA MVP talks about his saber-tooth tiger and on-court biting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:37 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Kevin Durant defends LeBron James, talks about his own free agency

NBA MVP says he doesn’t understand why LeBron James opting out was such a big deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Detroit News bans use of ‘Redskins’ in football coverage

The paper will use ‘Washington football team’ on first reference, according to a staff memo.

By Scott Allen  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson lands ESPN the Magazine cover

Redskins wide receiver is the cover athlete for the magazine’s ‘Comeback Issue.’

By Scott Allen  |  01:38 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 06/25/2014

Wizards’ John Wall looks like he’s having a good time at the World Cup

Point guard hangs with fellow Adidas clients Ricky Rubio, Harrison Barnes and Joakim Noah.

By Scott Allen  |  12:13 PM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/25/2014

The TV ad for Redskins training camp in Richmond

Richmond is launching its marketing campaign for this summer’s training camp.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 06/25/2014

Watch Clark Kent transform into Superman at Nationals-Brewers game

Things got weird at Milwaukee’s Miller Park long before the game went into extra innings.

By Scott Allen  |  11:10 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/25/2014

Washington Times columnist argues Redskins should change their name to ‘Reagans’

This is getting good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 06/25/2014

You went to sleep? Watch Ryan Zimmerman’s 16th-inning heroics in Nationals’ win over Brewers

The win over the Brewers was the longest game in Nats history and it worth staying up for, thanks in large part to Zimmerman.

By Scott Allen  |  10:08 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 06/25/2014

Ben Olsen on Luis Suarez biting people

D.C. United coach talks about the World Cup’s most famous flesh eater.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:04 AM ET, 06/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 06/24/2014

Bryce Harper’s ‘Bad Pitches’ t-shirt wins rehab

Bryce Harper’s t-shirt Tuesday night earns rave reviews.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 06/24/2014

Why is there a ‘Redskins Pride’ Caucus?

One Virginia state senator explains why he is standing up for Redskins fan who love the team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 06/24/2014

With Manny Machado Salsa on the shelves, can Natitude Sauce be far behind?

Orioles star now has a salsa. When do we get Ian Desmond Steak Sauce?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:41 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 06/24/2014

Redskins cheerleaders remind fans of 50 years of costumes

This seemed like a good time to remind fans of the cheerleading costumes from 50 years ago.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/24/2014

Tony Gwynn’s death helps convince Stephen Strasburg to quit tobacco

Nats ace will again attempt to kick his habit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 06/24/2014

Joe Buck, Fox broadcasters discuss the view at Nats Park

The broadcasters are high at Nats Park. Joe Buck reminded us.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:58 AM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 06/24/2014

The many fatheads of Virginia outfielder Joe McCarthy

A giant cutout of the Virginia sophomore’s face is one of the funniest things at the College World Series.

By Scott Allen  |  09:31 AM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/24/2014

Nats Park’s Ryan Zimmerman-inspired superhero

Some dude was dressed as a He-Man and Zimmerman-inspired superhero on Saturday night. Yup.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 06/24/2014

Robert Griffin III will not be on NFL Network’s list of the Top 100 Players of 2014

Quarterback was ranked 15th on last year’s list, as voted upon by his peers.

By Scott Allen  |  08:35 AM ET, 06/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 06/23/2014

Redskins name debate makes WWE Raw

Plaid and beige. This debate now has purple polka dots over beige plaid.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 06/23/2014

U.S.-Portugal most watched soccer match in American history

Lots of people watched the U.S. draw with Portugal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:58 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 06/23/2014

Natty Boh has invaded the Bowie Baysox concourse

Check out these concourse tables.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:48 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 06/23/2014

John Feinstein says Americans will stop watching the World Cup when the U.S. loses

Post columnist and radio personality says soccer will remain a niche sport in America when the U.S. isn’t involved. John Feinstein is wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 06/23/2014

Robert Griffin III says ‘it’s just not the time’ to take a stance on Redskins name

Quarterback says he and his teammates have to focus on what they can control, and the team’s moniker isn’t it.

By Scott Allen  |  12:42 PM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 06/23/2014

Nationals’ Racing Presidents meet Crab Nachos Libre, celebrate the World Cup

The weekend only got weirder after the Racing Presidents ran two races in Friday’s 13-inning loss to the Braves.

By Scott Allen  |  11:37 AM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/23/2014

Washington still dominating World Cup ratings

ESPN’s Sunday night broadcast of U.S.-Portugal received a 13.3 overnight rating in Washington, easily making this the top English-language market in the country.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/23/2014

John Wall in Pacers, Hawks and Suns jerseys

The offseason is still young, and already John Wall has worn the jerseys of three NBA rivals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 PM ET, 06/21/2014

Orioles’ J.J. Hardy showers himself with sunflower seeds after getting silent treatment

Shortstop celebrates with himself after hitting his first home run of the season.

By Scott Allen  |  11:47 PM ET, 06/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 06/21/2014

Nationals show off their chest hair in loss to Braves

Kevin Frandsen said Friday night’s unbuttoned jersey look was ‘liberating’ and could happen again.

By Scott Allen  |  07:35 PM ET, 06/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/20/2014

Former National Chad Tracy says Washington should win the NL East

Popular former Nats utility man talks retirement, Bryce Harper and the 2014 divisional race.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/20/2014

Aberdeen IronBirds unveil ‘Ripken orange’ outfield wall

O’s affiliate wants to establish Aberdeen as ‘the place where Birdland begins and innovation lives.’

By Scott Allen  |  02:30 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 06/20/2014

Greivis Vasquez says Gary Williams could kick a ball into the basket during Maryland basketball practice

Williams’s unheralded soccer skills finally see the light of day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2014

Ole Miss alum Aaron Barrett tried to get U-Va. alum Ryan Zimmerman to bet paychecks on the College World Series

The savvy veteran didn’t bite on the rookie reliever’s original offer, but the Nationals teammates put something else on the line.

By Scott Allen  |  01:19 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 06/20/2014

FedEx CEO Fred Smith declines to give his personal opinion on the Redskins name

Redskins part owner says he’ll keep his opinion private, but that his company’s stadium sponsorship deal is a good one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:37 PM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/20/2014

San Diego radio hosts mock Chris Cooley’s Redskins-Chargers comparison

This is going weird places, everyone.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/20/2014

Bob Carpenter and F.P. Santangelo can’t stop talking about Bryce Harper’s arms

Nationals outfielder put on a show in batting practice on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/20/2014

Editorial cartoonists offer hot visual takes on Redskins name

Many editorial cartoonists have shared their views on the Redskins trademark news.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 06/20/2014

Jon Stewart tackles Redskins trademark registration ruling on ‘Daily Show’

Satirist Jon Stewart anticipates some of the Redskins-branded products that could flood the market in wake of TTAB’s decision.

By Scott Allen  |  10:37 AM ET, 06/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 06/19/2014

How The Post covered the Redskins’ 1999 trademark result

Fifteen years later, comparing this week’s Post to the Post of 1999.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:08 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 06/19/2014

People have been making the same Redskins potato suggestion for (at least) 27 years

The team should just change its logo to a potato and call it good, right?

By Scott Allen  |  02:26 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/19/2014

Chris Cooley ridicules name-change effort, says he’s now protesting the Chargers

Chris Cooley and Steve Czaban are not fond of the effort to change the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 06/19/2014

Denard Span’s Nationals bobblehead will make you leap for joy

The July 20 giveaway appears to recreate Span’s leaping catch against the Reds last season.

By Scott Allen  |  11:37 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 06/19/2014

Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett’s new entrance music is a song from ‘Dumb and Dumber’

How a nickname, a T-shirt and a Nationals fan blog led to one of baseball’s great walk-out songs.

By Scott Allen  |  10:48 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/19/2014

Redskins lawyer explains what will happen next with trademark case

D.C. Federal Appeals Bog.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 06/19/2014

RGIII unveils burgundy and gold shoe as tribute to D.C. fans

Redskins quarterback’s new cleat captures the business and fun of D.C.

By Scott Allen  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/19/2014

Seattle Times bans use of ‘Redskins’

Yet another paper says it will stop using the name of Washington’s football team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 AM ET, 06/19/2014

MSNBC host Joy Reid warns viewers before a clip involving ‘Redskins’

MSNBC’s Joy Reid declines to use the word ‘Redskins,’ and warns viewers before someone else does.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:54 AM ET, 06/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Jayson Werth’s amazing slide leads to stolen base

Nationals outfielder eludes Jose Altuve’s tag with incredible pop-up slide.

By Scott Allen  |  08:58 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Howard Stern tells Dan Snyder to ‘have a heart’

You can probably guess what this item is about. No peeking.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 06/18/2014

The story behind Ian Desmond’s ‘END NF’ tattoo is incredible

Desmond’s new forearm tattoo matches the one his friend Ethan Brown got.

By Scott Allen  |  03:53 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Edward Bennett Williams’s 1972 letter to Pete Rozelle about the Redskins name

Here’s the letter the Redskins owner wrote to the NFL commissioner about this issue 42 years ago.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:28 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Waffle cone wreaks havoc during Nationals’ Presidents Race

‘Nicecream Cone’ takes out four of the five Racing Presidents, paving the way for a Teddy victory.

By Scott Allen  |  02:06 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/18/2014

John Kent Cooke was once deposed about the Redskins name, at incredible length

This is a pretty surreal transcript.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Jason Hatcher says he’ll be ready to kill quarterbacks soon

Injured Redskins lineman says he won’t be gone for long, refers to himself as a QBKilla.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/18/2014

Today’s ruling does not mean you can open your own Redskins merchandise shop

The team’s registrations will not be canceled until after any judicial review is completed.

By Scott Allen  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 06/18/2014

Here are some of the movie clips cited in the Redskins trademark case

Here are some of the cinematic usages of ‘Redskins’ cited in the trademark case.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:55 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 06/18/2014

Robert Griffin III channels his inner Ricky Bobby: ‘You’re either the Super Bowl champion or you’re not’

Redskins quarterback also elaborates on The Movement in interview with NFL Network.

By Scott Allen  |  10:32 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/18/2014

Duck Dynasty’s Willie Robertson visits Adam LaRoche at Nats Park

The bearded TV star watched the Nats game with the non-bearded Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/18/2014

John Wall says Wizards’ time could be now, calls out Trevor Booker over first pitch

Point guard says a lack of experience cost Washington against Indiana, but reaching the Finals next season is an attainable goal.

By Scott Allen  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 08:11 AM ET, 06/18/2014

Doug Williams on RGIII: ‘This could be his city’

Former Redskins quarterback tells current Redskins quarterback ‘this city puts its arms around this football team.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:11 AM ET, 06/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 06/17/2014

Bryce Harper is more than meets the eye in Under Armour Transformers ad

Under Armour labels Harper as one of the athletes of the Next Generation.

By Scott Allen  |  03:59 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 06/17/2014

Jayson Werth’s stop-sliding exploits are hypnotizing

Jayson Werth has now completed the career slide-stopping cycle.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/17/2014

RGIII, Bryce Harper and other local pros show their love for the USMNT

D.C. athletes tweeted up a storm during Monday’s USA-Ghana match.

By Scott Allen  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 06/17/2014

Larry King and Terry Bradshaw agree Redskins should change name

Larry King -- a friend of Dan Snyder’s -- and Terry Bradshaw discuss the hottest team nickname issue of the day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:33 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 06/17/2014

Potomac Nationals crown fastest, strongest and longest beards at Beard-A-Palooza

Fans competed in the Beard Olympics during Saturday’s double-header at Pfitzner Stadium.

By Scott Allen  |  12:15 PM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 06/17/2014

Washington is ESPN’s top-rated World Cup market thus far

D.C. again led the way on World Cup ratings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:28 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/17/2014

What are RGIII’s most popular hashtags?

In a narrow race, #KnowYourWhy is beating #ThisIsForUs since May 1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 06/17/2014

Watch soccer fans in D.C. react to John Brooks’s game-winning goal against Ghana

Bars in and around Washington were overrun for the USMNT’s thrilling 2-1 win over Ghana.

By Scott Allen  |  10:07 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:55 AM ET, 06/17/2014

Ted Leonsis on why Washington should want the Olympics

Caps and Wizards owner and vice chairman of DC2024 lays out the case for Washington on his blog.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:55 AM ET, 06/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Current and former Nationals remember Tony Gwynn

Former Nationals catcher Brian Schneider has a particularly fond memory of the late Padres outfielder.

By Scott Allen  |  04:09 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Antrel Rolle picks Redskins to finish ahead of the Eagles

Giants safety makes his NFC East picks, and Washington fares surprisingly well.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:01 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/16/2014

John Wall has a refrigerator list for motivation

Wizards guard has a list of everyone who made the all-NBA teams this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Chipper Jones says Anthony Rendon is ‘probably the best player’ on the Nats right now

Former Braves star praises Ryan Zimmerman’s apparent successor at third base.

By Scott Allen  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 06/16/2014

Ted Leonsis calls out Canadian writer for inaccurate report

Ken Campbell of The Hockey News had a report about a Caps GM candidate. Ted Leonsis says it was wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:52 PM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 06/16/2014

Remember when Mike Wise wrote that the Wizards should draft Jan Vesely instead of Kawhi Leonard?

Wise said taking Vesely over the NBA Finals MVP was the right thing to do, long term. Whoops.

By Scott Allen  |  11:41 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/16/2014

John Oliver criticizes Daniel Snyder over Redskins name

Comedian person makes jokes and stuff about the Redskins team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/16/2014

The Jayson Werth BobbleBeards were gone in 13 minutes

Some fans arrived at Pfitzner Stadium three hours before the gates opened.

By Scott Allen  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 06/16/2014

MC Hammer, John Wall and DeSean Jackson among the guests at RGIII’s ‘Friday Night Lights’ camp

Griffin hosted a football camp at Anacostia High School for 300 local kids on Friday.

By Scott Allen  |  09:09 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 06/16/2014

Teddy Roosevelt’s ‘This is SportsCenter commercial’

Here’s giant-headed Teddy Roosevelt making an ESPN cameo. He famous.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 06/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 06/15/2014

Johnny Holliday on the ‘great move’ to the Big Ten

Longtime Terps broadcaster talks about the end of one era and the start of another.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 06/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/15/2014

Orioles’ Tommy Hunter makes leaping grab of Chris Davis home run

Reliever does his best Mike Devereaux impression to rob Davis of a visitors’ bullpen homer.

By Scott Allen  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 06/13/2014

Drew Gooden, Al Harrington, Garrett Temple at Sportscaster U.

Three Wizards teammates went to Syracuse together to study sports broadcasting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 06/13/2014

Bryce Harper loves his new Duke gear

Harper loves the Cowboys and Duke and he doesn’t care who knows it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/13/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Booker teases John Wall after throwing ceremonial first pitch

Back in South Carolina to host a youth basketball camp, Booker throws a strike at Greenville Drive minor league game.

By Scott Allen  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/13/2014

Russ Grimm: ‘Redskins’ is not derogatory

Redskins Hall of Famer strongly backs the team’s name, while Mike Tyson says even kids know it’s derogatory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 06/13/2014

The 1994 World Cup final could have been in Washington

Once upon a time, Jack Kent Cooke repeatedly argued his new football stadium could be home to the 1994 final.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:39 AM ET, 06/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 06/12/2014

Jon Gruden: ‘How can I not love the Redskins?’

Monday Night Football analyst tells a crowd of Redskins fans that he’s one of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 06/12/2014

Al Michaels says Redskins name debate ‘is nuts’

NBC Sunday Night Football analyst differs with many of his media colleague’s on Washington’s team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 06/12/2014

Here’s how Georgetown will handle ticketing for home games with Syracuse

Hoyas say they’ll continue practice of providing priority access to donors and fans who purchase multi-game packages.

By Scott Allen  |  12:23 PM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Tyler Clippard grooves in the dugout because he’s happy, just like Nats fans

Clippard has even more reason to dance after extending scoreless streak to 21 games in win over Giants.

By Scott Allen  |  11:06 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Artist makes Capitals artwork out of Washington state license plates

Maybe they were out of D.C. license plates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Young fan presents Robert Griffin III with emotional, eight-page letter at Redskins Park

Kate Dunn found inspiration in Griffin’s story after brain surgery ended her football playing career.

By Scott Allen  |  10:29 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman makes left field look small with two great catches

The longtime third baseman looks more and more like a natural in the outfield.

By Scott Allen  |  08:43 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 06/12/2014

Jon Gruden wore a Redskins visor to Redskins practice

The brother of Washington’s coach and “MNF” analyst made it pretty clear that he wasn’t in Ashburn as an objective media member this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:40 AM ET, 06/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Dale Earnhardt and RGIII can’t stop talking about each other

Dale Earnhardt and Robert Griffin III root for each other an awful lot, and they’re not afraid to show it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:24 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Georgetown’s John Thompson III gave a fake locker room speech for TV cameras

Are those pregame speeches you see on television real or fake? Well, at least one was staged.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:35 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Redskins long snapper Nick Sundberg eats sliders like a boss

Kai Forbath and Zach Hocker prove you should never bet on a kicker in an eating contest.

By Scott Allen  |  01:59 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 06/11/2014

Matt LeCroy has more to say about the Nats and his banana and mayo sandwiches

Nationals first-year bullpen coach Matt LeCroy eats a weird sandwich. You should too. He said so.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:54 PM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 06/11/2014

Orioles’ Manny Machado checks on catcher after hitting him with backswing

Baltimore third baseman appears to have learned his lesson after ugly incident with A’s over the weekend.

By Scott Allen  |  11:30 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 06/11/2014

Champ Bailey comes out against Redskins name

Former Redskins star cornerback says ‘it makes no sense’ to keep the team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/11/2014

You don’t need an invitation to go to Redskins training camp

The Redskins might have sent you an invitation to Redskins training camp. Don’t feel special.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/11/2014

Ian Desmond and the Nationals are having fun again

Washington has outscored opponents 64-17 since Desmond’s three-run homer and dugout celebration against the Rangers on May 30.

By Scott Allen  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 06/11/2014

D.C. expansion franchise in former Lingerie Football League will not be named the Redskinettes

The league once known as the Lingerie Football League is coming to Northern Virginia, and claiming the moral high ground over the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 06/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 06/10/2014

Maryland’s ‘Think B1G’ billboard campaign

Check out the Maryland Big Ten billboards at BWI and on local roadways.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:22 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 06/10/2014

The Potomac Nationals’ Jayson Werth BobbleBeard giveaway is hairy and amazing

You’ll need to be one of the first 1,000 fans in Potomac on Saturday to score one of these.

By Scott Allen  |  05:11 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 06/10/2014

Orioles’ Manny Machado will appeal five-game suspension for throwing bat

Baltimore third baseman is in the lineup against Boston tonight.

By Scott Allen  |  04:43 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 06/10/2014

Nationals’ Ian Desmond apologizes for ‘bush league’ bat slam

Desmond got ‘caught up in the moment’ after flying out to end his bid for a cycle.

By Scott Allen  |  03:25 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 06/10/2014

How a Redskins fan inadvertently created the music for the new anti-Redskins ad

Without intending to, Redskins fan Tim Cretella wrote the anthem for the Change the Name campaign.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 06/10/2014

The heartwarming tale of a dog named John Wall getting adopted from an Annapolis shelter

After arriving at the shelter in December 2013, beagle mix finds a happy home.

By Scott Allen  |  12:51 PM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 06/10/2014

If the Wizards want to re-sign Marcin Gortat, D.C. better fix its roads

Wizards big man is still unhappy with the conditions of Washington’s roadways.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 06/10/2014

WWE commentator Booker T nonsensically compares RGIII to pro wrestler Daniel Bryan

Booker T, a native of Texas, must be a Cowboys fan...

By Marissa Payne  |  11:14 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2014

No, Giants fans do not sing ‘Take on Me’ for Michael Morse better than Nats fans

It may have had something to do with the lopsided score, but Monday’s rendition at AT&T Park was a weak effort.

By Scott Allen  |  10:54 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/10/2014

Watch the anti-Redskins-name ad that will air during the NBA Finals

Here’s the 60-second ad that will appear in seven major markets on Tuesday night, including in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 06/10/2014

The Redskins and Frank Luntz are doing focus groups about RGIII, Dan Snyder, team slogans and the name

The Redskins are doing focus groups with their fans again. One participant gives his summary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:06 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 06/10/2014

You really, really want the Jayson Werth garden gnome

This is probably the Nationals’ best stadium giveaway of the season.

By Scott Allen  |  08:59 AM ET, 06/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:03 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Virginia fans chant ‘ACC’ during baseball super regional

One last time, it’s opposing fans chanting at the Terps about the ACC. Well, one last time this year, anyhow.

By Scott Allen and Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Mystics rookie and former U-Conn. star falls off riser during White House visit

For second straight year, Stefanie Dolson is the star of Huskies’ celebration with President Obama.

By Scott Allen  |  07:23 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 06/09/2014

The U-Va. baseball team’s photobomb game is strong

Cavaliers got creative during coach Brian O’Connor’s interview after Game 2 win against Maryland.

By Scott Allen  |  03:36 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Meet the Redskins’ sneakerheads

Nick Sundberg, Brian Orakpo and other players on their love of shoes.

By Scott Allen  |  02:56 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Dan Snyder did the ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ chest pound with Matthew McConaughey

If you ever wanted to see Daniel Snyder as Matthew McConaughey as Mark Hanna, here’s your chance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:21 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Robert Griffin III’s help with a Centreville promposal led to a beautiful night

Morgan Assel and ‘ladies’ man’ Juwaan Espinal danced the night away.

By Scott Allen  |  12:17 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 06/09/2014

Joe Gibbs and John Riggins do laps in the ‘Riggobago’

The latest episode of Riggo on the Range featured a lap at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:00 PM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Dominique Wilkins on John Wall’s dunk and memorable matchups with Bernard King

Two-time NBA dunk contest champion explains what made Wall’s dunk in this year’s event so special.

By Scott Allen  |  11:21 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Orioles star Manny Machado’s weekend to forget culminates with bat-slinging incident

Derek Norris says the Baltimore third baseman’s actions are ‘a disgrace to baseball.’

By Scott Allen  |  11:19 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/09/2014

A Baltimore food guide for D.C. sports fans

Our friends to the north make delicious, mysterious food.

By Matt Terl  |  11:07 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/09/2014

John Carlos says for some pro athletes, ‘the dollar becomes more important than self’

Here’s the transcript of Mike Wise’s recent conversation with John Carlos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Ted Leonsis explains why Wizards Coach Randy Wittman deserved an extension

Wizards owner says his coach ‘delivered everything that he told us he would do.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:17 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Gerard Pique and Shakira went to the National Zoo, too

All the famous athletes are going to the National Zoo.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:17 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 06/09/2014

Redskins fans weep after Bryce Harper wears a Cowboys hat to the zoo

Headline pretty much says it all. The Zoo is great, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:46 AM ET, 06/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 06/08/2014

Dominique Wilkins is proud of his longtime friend Randy Wittman

Hall of Famer Wilkins says there’s no way that his former teammate will honor his debt by dunking.

By Scott Allen  |  08:31 AM ET, 06/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 06/06/2014

John Wall, Vincent Gray and Biz Markie join Redskins players at Pierre Garcon’s ‘All-White’ charity event

The event raised $100,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington.

By Scott Allen  |  01:36 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 06/06/2014

Nationals’ Bryce Harper will rehab his thumb by playing PlayStation

Breaking one’s thumb has never seemed so cool. Don’t try this at home, kids.

By Scott Allen  |  12:15 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2014

Taft’s wife beats him over the head after he falls face-first into a cake during Nats’ Presidents Race

Weirdness happened at Nats Park on Tuesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 06/06/2014

Aaron Barrett is the Nationals’ unofficial T-shirt pipeline

Teammates can thank the rookie reliever for another shipment of custom shirts.

By Scott Allen  |  11:55 AM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 06/06/2014

How The Washington Post’s Sports section covered D-Day

Many stateside sporting events were canceled on the day Allied troops landed in France.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 06/06/2014

Redskins’ Nick Sundberg on movies, Matthew McConaughey and ‘True Detective’ Season 2

Long snapper explains which teammates he would cast in the next season of the HBO hit series.

By Scott Allen  |  10:05 AM ET, 06/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Shirley Povich defended Don Zimmer against Boston’s ‘radio idiots’

The great Washington Post columnist used Zimmer’s unpopularity in Boston to write a pretty classic rant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:38 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Maryland misquotes its victory song on official Facebook page

M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D...do you know the rest?

By Scott Allen  |  01:48 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Russ Grimm talks about nut-cuttin’ time

Redskins Hall of Famer says all he needs is a couple cold beers and some sandwiches to be happy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Nats’ Ian Desmond shows why you should never leave a baseball game early

Shortstop continues to be the fan-friendliest shortstop around.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2014

Redskins’ Alfred Morris angling for a movie role from Matthew McConaughey

Morris and Ryan Kerrigan gain utmost respect for actors after their experiences filming commercials.

By Scott Allen  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Matthew McConaughey tells Larry Michael he used to wear a headdress to Redskins games in Dallas

Famous actor person talks about his history with the team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Are you happy or sad that Terrance is back at Nats Park?

In a development sure to ignite fierce debate, Nats Park’s loudest leader of cheers is back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Orioles teammates give Chris Davis the silent treatment after home run

Davis exchanged high-fives with his imaginary friends after hitting his first home run in nine games.

By Scott Allen  |  09:23 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Bryce Harper’s next Nats bobblehead shows him running

The bobblehead the Nationals will give out on June 30 has the slugger on the run, with his hair blowing in the breeze.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:38 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014

Redskins’ ‘Movies with Morris’ event features Matthew McConaughey, but none of his films

Alfred Morris and five of his teammates picked their favorite movies for fans to watch at charity viewing.

By Scott Allen  |  08:02 AM ET, 06/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Gilbert Arenas’s collection includes Michael Jordan game-worn gear and a LeBron James football jersey

Former Wizards star shares some of his sports memorabilia collection on Instagram.

By Scott Allen  |  03:52 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Reed Doughty’s farewell to the Redskins

After eight years in the D.C. area, the veteran safety says goodbye.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:32 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Capitals advanced to Stanley Cup finals 16 years ago today

Dale Hunter, Adam Oates and George McPhee were all there the night of Joe Juneau’s overtime winner in Buffalo.

By Scott Allen  |  02:18 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Don’t pimp your home runs in front of the Nats’ Greg Dobbs

Nats veteran utility man has a few strong thoughts about celebrating home runs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Russ Grimm remembers that time he vomited a hot dog chunk and then ate it

Legendary Hog remembers legendary story involving legendary vomit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 06/04/2014

Marcin Gortat says it would be awesome if Wizards brought back Caron Butler

Gortat tweets that Washington should ‘get’ Tuff Juice, who will be a free agent for the third time in his career.

By Scott Allen  |  12:07 PM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/04/2014

Matthew McConaughey watches Redskins practice with Daniel Snyder, Doug Williams

Famous actor person and Redskins fan is in Ashburn with the owner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/04/2014

Ryan Zimmerman’s outfield debut featured World Series-like buildup

After weeks of anticipation, Zimmerman’s first start in left field is a success.

By Scott Allen  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/04/2014

In a surprising development, RGIII’s catchy new mantra is already on an Adidas t-shirt

Redskins quarterback shows off ‘Win Everything, Win Every Day’ on TV show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/04/2014

Ted Leonsis wasn’t cursing in the playoffs, he was saying ‘Bill Simmons’

Wizards owner explains his presumed profanity during Washington’s final playoff game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 06/04/2014

Redskins’ DeSean Jackson: ‘I’m going to put up what I need to put up’ against Eagles

Former Philadelphia wideout also says he sees some characteristics of Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb in Robert Griffin III.

By Scott Allen  |  09:45 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 06/04/2014

After claiming D.C. for ‘Birdland,’ MASN attempts to annex Delaware

After annexing Washington D.C., the MASN Orioles crew is now claiming Newark, Delaware.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 06/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Ryan Zimmerman’s first play in left field

Here’s Ryan Zimmerman’s first catch as a starting left fielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:28 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Manny Acta on Ryan Zimmerman’s move to the outfield and Nats’ defensive woes

Former Nationals manager says fans shouldn’t worry about Zimmerman’s arm as he makes transition from third base.

By Scott Allen  |  04:53 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 06/03/2014

The Potomac Nationals will sell you 10 strips of bacon in a souvenir cup

Ten strips of bacon, one souvenir cup, $5. That’s a lot cheaper than a roasted cauliflower sandwich at Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Frank Hanrahan called Fabian Espindola’s goal for D.C. United, and it was amazing

‘Frank is amazing,’ says colleague. We agree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:24 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Cal Ripken’s son an MLB draft possibility for Nationals and Orioles

Ryan Ripken, who was drafted by Baltimore in 2012, hit .323 at Indian River State College this season.

By Scott Allen  |  02:44 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 06/03/2014

RGIII, Jay Gruden get fitted for tuxes for Pierre Garcon’s ‘All White’ party

Pierre Garcon is having another all-white party, and that means people have to get fitted for white outfits.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:59 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 06/03/2014

Redskins special teams coach Ben Kotwica on comparing football to war

Redskins special teams coach and Army veteran discusses the use of war terminology to describe football games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:53 PM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 06/03/2014

RGIII and Redskins embrace ‘win everything, win every day’ mantra

Redskins quarterback says the message to seize every opportunity between now and training camp is on the team’s shirts.

By Scott Allen  |  11:56 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/03/2014

When Ryan Zimmerman was baseball’s best third baseman

At one time he had amazing range, routinely stabbing balls down the line or digging deep into the hole at short.

By Chris Needham  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/03/2014

Of course Mike Tyson shops at Tysons Corner

A boxer named Tyson, at a mall named Tysons Corner. Corner is a boxing word? Get it? Do you? Do you get it?

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 06/03/2014

ESPN’s franchise player draft perpetuates Mike Trout-Bryce Harper comparisons

Baseball expert picks Nationals outfielder with No. 2 pick in draft exercise for second consecutive year.

By Scott Allen  |  10:19 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/03/2014

The Great Redskins Name Debate of … 1972?

Some people think the controversy over the Redskins name began in 2013, so here’s a lengthy history.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Wizards’ Martell Webster works as sideline reporter at Mystics game

Swingman made his broadcasting debut two days after serving ice cream at Arlington shop.

By Scott Allen  |  03:46 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mystics, Wizards

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 06/02/2014

The Nats “Fister” “Barelyknower” shirsey combo-set

I’m opposed to many personalized Nats jerseys, but I’m in favor of this one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Albert Haynesworth spends some of his Redskins riches opening a burger restaurant in Tennessee

Former Redskins disaster is now the proprietor of a hamburger shop.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Senators fan took an effigy to Baltimore to irritate Rangers owner Bob Short in 1972

Bill Holdforth and three friends made it their goal to annoy Senators owner who moved team from D.C. to Texas.

By Scott Allen  |  02:18 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Senators

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Marcin Gortat welcomes President Obama to Poland, invites him to Wizards game

The Wizards center has a video message for the U.S. president. He didn’t mention pierogis.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/02/2014

Old Bay releases first-ever television commercials

For the first time, Old Bay is putting ads on television. Here are two of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Maryland baseball takes aim at College World Series

Terps break out the brooms and the toy bows at South Carolina Regional.

By Scott Allen  |  11:28 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Frederick Keys drop 100 pounds of candy onto baseball field from a helicopter

The Keys’ joining the ‘Candy Drop’ craze meant lots of photos of candy falling from the Frederick skies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Bryce Harper says it’s his time to play in new Rawlings commercial

Nationals outfielder chases flyballs on a practice field and shows off his custom glove.

By Scott Allen  |  10:38 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Dan Rather: Redskins name should not change

One veteran newsman says the Redskins should not change their name. Another, John Saunders, disagrees.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Bryce Harper confirms engagement after photo shoot was posted online

Nationals outfielder and longtime girlfriend Kayla Varner had an engagement photo shoot in D.C. a few weeks ago.

By Scott Allen  |  09:39 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 06/02/2014

Why Michael Morse still regrets the Nationals’ Strasburg Shutdown

‘I just wish we could have given it everything we had, but we didn’t,’ former Nats slugger tells USA Today.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 06/02/2014

John Wall wears Atlanta Hawks jersey to Nick Young’s birthday party

Wizards guard helped celebrate his former teammate’s birthday in a throwback Steve Smith jersey at ‘90s-themed bash.

By Scott Allen  |  09:21 AM ET, 06/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 06/01/2014

Capitals hang at Nationals Park to spread awareness for pet adoption

Tyson Strachan, John Carlson and Steve Oleksy greet fans at the Nats game and help raise money for animal shelters.

By Ben Sumner  |  04:38 PM ET, 06/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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