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DC Sports Bog: July, 2014

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera’s walk-up music rotation does not include songs from ‘Frozen’

Nationals send walk-up music legend Zach Walters to Cleveland in trade deadline deal.

By Scott Allen  |  05:26 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Robert Griffin III confused with Shakespearean villain in ‘SI for Kids’

Magazine imagines what NFL stars, including the Redskins QB, would write to their parents from ‘summer’ camp.

By Scott Allen  |  04:02 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Steve Sands says he’s ‘on a rampage’ to put Mark Rypien in the Redskins’ Ring of Fame

Golf Channel analyst and D.C. sports fan calls Rypien’s exclusion the most egregious mistake in D.C. sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:47 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Robert Griffin III’s chill factor goes to 11 in new Champs Sports ad

Griffin’s good vibes are free on the fictional QVG shopping network.

By Scott Allen  |  02:14 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Michael Wilbon on Kevin Durant: ‘If the Wizards come to get him, he’s ready’

PTI leads its show with KD2DC. Boy oh boy. Man oh man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 07/31/2014

Washington Post reader says Fred Flintstone isn’t Ray Rice, and don’t implicate Bamm-Bamm, either

A letter to the editor goes viral after a Sally Jenkins column compares the cartoon character to the Raven.

By Marissa Payne  |  01:57 PM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/31/2014

Look at what Redskins teammates did to Zach Hocker’s hair

Rookie kicker has a horizontal mohawk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 07/31/2014

Orioles’ Manny Machado makes another incredible throw

Baltimore third baseman shows off his cannon to retire Albert Pujols.

By Scott Allen  |  11:31 AM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 07/31/2014

Bryce Harper leads the Nationals in TOOTBLANs this season

Sometimes the Nationals outfielder’s aggressiveness gets the best of him on the bases.

By Scott Allen  |  10:48 AM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/31/2014

Eric Byrnes says Tanner Roark is the Nationals’ ace

MLB Network host mentions Roark in the same sentence as Clayton Kershaw, Adam Wainwright and Zack Greinke.

By Scott Allen  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 07/30/2014

Nats introduce ‘Nats Plus’ program for half- and full-season ticket holders

A few details about the Nats’ new program for its biggest season ticket holders.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:30 PM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 07/30/2014

Nationals’ Anthony Rendon really does think baseball is boring to watch

Nats infielder has a severe case of the yawns.

By Scott Allen  |  03:28 PM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/30/2014

Redskins fan to Ryan Clark: ‘Sign my breast’

Fans say the darndest things.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 07/30/2014

‘RedskinsFacts.com’ ads show up at Redskins press conferences

RedskinsFacts.com ads have made appearances in Richmond.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/30/2014

Orioles magic approaches 2012-like levels after Manny Machado’s walk-off

Baltimore improves to 12-3 in extra-inning games and Machado throws a pie at the Oriole Bird.

By Scott Allen  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 07/30/2014

Trent Williams ran hills with Adrian Peterson in 102 degree heat this offseason

Redskins franchise left tackle talks about training with one of the NFL’s biggest stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:41 AM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/30/2014

Rick Ankiel grew up a Braves fan, but says he’s rooting for the Nationals to go all the way

Retired outfielder joined Charlie Slowes and Dave Jageler in the Nationals radio broadcast booth on Tuesday.

By Scott Allen  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 07/30/2014

ESPN polls readers on whether Kevin Durant will play for the Wizards

It’s never too early.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 07/30/2014

Redskins rookie Morgan Moses throws ceremonial first pitch at Flying Squirrels game

Former U-Va. offensive tackle and Richmond native threw a slider down and in.

By Scott Allen  |  09:48 AM ET, 07/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 08:27 PM ET, 07/29/2014

Redskins launch new ‘Redskins Facts’ campaign as former players travel to reservation

Chris Cooley, Mark Moseley and Gary Clark travel to Montana as part of a renewed effort to defend the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:27 PM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 07/29/2014

FedEx Field welcomes Manchester United with classic typo

Old Traddord joins Natinals and Baltche in D.C. lore.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:00 PM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 07/29/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal hasn’t started recruiting future free agents at Team USA minicamp — yet

Shooting guard says his experience in Las Vegas will make him a better player and give him scouting reports on opponents.

By Scott Allen  |  04:10 PM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 07/29/2014

Hillary Clinton says ‘there’s no reason’ for the Redskins to keep their name

Former Secretary of State and likely Presidential candidate says ‘Redskins’ is insensitive.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:38 PM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 07/29/2014

Jay Gruden and Robert Griffin III are neighbors

The Redskins coach and quarterback played Scattergories together this summer.

By Scott Allen  |  01:13 PM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/29/2014

Nats’ latest loss made Ray Knight really, really sad

Uncle Ray questions Matt Williams’s handling of the bullpen after the Nats blow a 6-0 lead.

By Scott Allen  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 07/29/2014

DeSean Jackson suggests Redskins fans are more supportive than Eagles fans

Wide receiver says Eagles fans booed their own players.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 07/29/2014

RGIII wants fans to learn ‘who the real Robert Griffin is’

RGIII doesn’t want last year’s ‘false reports’ to cloud peoples’ judgment of him and wants fans to get to know the “real Robert.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 07/29/2014

Nats top prospect plays with a monkey from the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo

Here’s Lucas Giolito with a monkey. A real monkey.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 07/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 07/28/2014

Bruce Allen says the way the Redskins handled RGIII last year ‘was almost a little disrespectful to the game of football’

Redskins president and GM says a player needs to practice to perform well, but adds that last season was part of Griffin’s development.

By Scott Allen  |  02:25 PM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 07/28/2014

Peter King explains his 2016 Redskins name change prediction

Longtime NFL writer says his prediction was based on ‘just a gut feeling, no proof.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 07/28/2014

RGIII could more closely resemble his teammates in 2014

Robert Griffin III is coming out from behind the podium in 2014. That’s a good thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:53 PM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 07/28/2014

Why Kirk Cousins is driving his grandma’s conversion van

Kirk Cousins has a new ride, and it’s pretty hot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:51 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/28/2014

Maryland fans vow to continue calling the Xfinity Center the Comcast Center

Terps fans are attached to the basketball arena’s original name.

By Scott Allen  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 07/28/2014

People are trying to sell (free) Redskins practice tickets

With access controlled by a lottery, some fans are trying to profit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:06 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 07/28/2014

Ryan Clark found a barber at Redskins training camp after all

The team’s unofficial training camp barber is back for a second year.

By Scott Allen  |  10:25 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 07/28/2014

Ryan Clark says Redskins have ‘the most talented secondary I’ve been around’

New Redskins safety isn’t being shy about praising his unit.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2014

Dmitri Young explains his amazing weight loss

You won’t recognize the former National.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 07/25/2014

The Nationals’ Racing Presidents are in Cincinnati

Bill might visit his boyhood home during the weekend series in the Queen City.

By Scott Allen  |  04:31 PM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/25/2014

Mike Shanahan would like to coach again, but ‘it would have to be with the right ownership’

Former Redskins coach declines to comment on Robert Griffin III in interview with USA TODAY Sports.

By Scott Allen  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 07/25/2014

Ryan Clark isn’t trying to start a sock competition with RGIII

Ryan Clark also has funny socks. HIs are for his kids.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 07/25/2014

Don’t challenge Orioles’ Kevin Gausman to a donut-eating contest

The rookie right-hander eats three of the treats between every inning that he pitches.

By Scott Allen  |  11:08 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 07/25/2014

Potomac Nationals ‘Merica Night promotion includes a Justin Bieber Demolition

There will also be apple pie, Chuck Norris clips and cash-filled hot dogs.

By Scott Allen  |  10:50 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 07/25/2014

People dressed like superheroes at Redskins camp

A lot of stuff goes on at Redskins training camp.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:55 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 07/25/2014

James Brown on Redskins name change: ‘Do the right thing’

D.C. native and broadcaster was asked about the controversy during a CBS News symposium on civil rights.

By Scott Allen  |  09:42 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 07/25/2014

Redskins fans are high (on the Redskins)

Step outside and inhale (the scent of July optimism)

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:23 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 07/25/2014

Why Skip Bayless thinks the Redskins will win the NFC East

And why RGIII will be the division’s best quarterback, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:17 AM ET, 07/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 07/24/2014

Meet the fan who flew from Dubai for Redskins training camp

Mike Justice likely traveled the most miles to get to Richmond this month.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:46 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 07/24/2014

Hillary Werth’s photo in front of Jayson Werth’s beard is a work of art

The Nats outfielder’s sister made her art gallery debut on Saturday.

By Scott Allen  |  03:46 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 07/24/2014

Redskins use Tom Brady to market training camp

Come see Tom Brady and the Patriots (in Richmond) (plus the Redskins).

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/24/2014

Trent Murphy prepared for training camp by throwing water heaters

If you haven’t done the Strongman Workout, Plumbing Edition, you’re missing out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/24/2014

MLB Network’s Brian Kenny shares Bryce Harper’s opinion about the best Nationals lineup

When everyone’s healthy, Kenny says the Nats’ best lineup is one without Denard Span.

By Scott Allen  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 07/24/2014

RGIII explains his black and white cleats and socks

Yin and yang, peace, brotherhood and socks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 07/24/2014

Fred Smoot loves Robert Griffin III, but he doesn’t like RGIII

The former Redskins’ cornerback wants Griffin to just focus on playing quarteback.

By Scott Allen  |  11:04 AM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 07/24/2014

Why wear an Eagles jersey to Redskins training camp?

People are different.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:44 AM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 07/24/2014

This couple spent their 10th anniversary in the rain at Redskins training camp

Some people are dedicated.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:06 AM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/24/2014

Complete your Racing President bobblehead collection with Bill Taft

The first 25,000 fans at Nationals Park on August 17 will receive the Racing President Bill figurine.

By Scott Allen  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 07/24/2014

Redskins put DeSean Jackson on ticket for Eagles game

There’s no way this was a coincidence. Redskins, DeSean Jackson, Ticket, Season Ticket, Eagles, Eagles Game

By Scott Allen  |  08:58 AM ET, 07/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2014

Twitter adventures of the Redskins on the road to training camp

Chris Neild avoids a ticket and Ryan Clark can’t find a barber in Richmond. This is going to be fun.

By Scott Allen  |  04:46 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/23/2014

Nationals fan with Curly W beard spotted at Coors Field

Here’s that Nats beard, out in the wild.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 07/23/2014

Nationals’ Aaron Barrett wins epic national anthem standoff against Brandon Barnes

Nationals rookie reliever received a hero’s welcome in the dugout after pre-game showdown at Coors Field.

By Scott Allen  |  04:26 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 07/23/2014

‘Chad Dukes Versus the World’ will replace ‘LaVar and Dukes’ on 106.7 The Fan

Chad Dukes’s new co-host on 106.7 The Fan’s afternoon drive show will be Chad Dukes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 07/23/2014

Paul Pierce’s arrival means the Wizards remain great at acquiring aging scorers

The Wizards have employed more all-time top 20 scorers than almost any other NBA team. That’s weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:11 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/23/2014

Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall and DeSean Jackson watch film of last year’s chippy encounter together

The former rivals were paired together in NFL Network’s ‘The Sessions’ feature.

By Scott Allen  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/23/2014

No, 41.5 percent of the world’s population did not read about the 2013 Redskins training camp

The Redskins aren’t actually saying that 2.95 billion people read about training camp. Trust me.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 07/23/2014

Richmond Arby’s honors ‘Redskins great’ LaVar Arrington

Another year, another Richmond Arby’s parking space story.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:04 AM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 07/23/2014

Kevin Durant represents the ‘Beard gang’ in Instagram photo

What does KD’s fake beard say about his free agency plans in two years? Nothing.

By Scott Allen  |  10:15 AM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 07/23/2014

Deion Sanders will cover Redskins as part of NFL Network’s ‘Homecoming Week’

The Hall of Famer, who played one season in Washington, will be in Richmond on Friday.

By Scott Allen  |  07:31 AM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/23/2014

DeSean Jackson says he ‘kind of hated the Redskins’

New Redskin (and former Eagles star) talks about a time when he really didn’t like the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/22/2014

Ryan Zimmerman tumbled over home plate and knocked over Danny Espinosa with a wacky slide

Why watch one replay when you could look at a bazillion screengrabs?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/22/2014

Kirk Cousins’ advice to Redskins autograph seekers: ‘Wikipedia me’ or stand next to the cutest kid

You probably won’t have much luck in Richmond if you just shout ‘Cousins.’

By Scott Allen  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 07/22/2014

The Wizards planned a black alternate road uniform for 1999

Juwan Howard said he couldn’t wait for the Wizards to add an black alternate uniform. It never happened.

By Scott Allen  |  12:27 PM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/22/2014

Wizards move training camp from George Mason to Verizon Center

After spending the last two preseasons in Fairfax, the Wizards will be back in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/22/2014

Nationals fan with curly ‘W’ beard promises a ‘more refined’ look for Wednesday’s game

Eric Brooks says it took him 10 to 15 minutes to sculpt the test beard that appears on his Instagram.

By Scott Allen  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/22/2014

The Wizards release first alternate jerseys since 2006 and they’re blue

Here are the Wizards’ new alternate jerseys. Do you like them?

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 07/22/2014

Stirrups-sporting Ian Desmond goes 5 for 5 in Nationals’ win

Shortstop becomes first player in Nationals history with two five-hit games.

By Scott Allen  |  10:06 AM ET, 07/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 07/21/2014

Gary Williams thinks Kevin Durant will one day settle in the Washington area

Former Maryland coach says he’ll be shocked if Durant doesn’t settle in the D.C. area when he’s done playing. Hmmm.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:53 PM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 07/21/2014

Nationals fan will sport incredible curly ‘W’ beard at Coors Field

D.C. sports fan Eric Brooks -- the man behind the unforgettable Alex Ovechkin beard -- is at it again.

By Scott Allen  |  04:03 PM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 07/21/2014

Ron Jaworski ranks Robert Griffin III last among NFC East quarterbacks

Do you think RGIII is ahead of Andy Dalton, Jay Cutler, Carson Palmer and Alex Smith? The ESPN analyst doesn’t.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 PM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/21/2014

RGIII: ‘If you win a Super Bowl, you can do whatever you want’

Redskins QB on the criticism he faces and the advice he’d give his rookie self, ‘Kid Rob.’

By Scott Allen  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 07/21/2014

Nationals issue ‘presidential pardon’ for fans to attend weekday afternoon games

Print it out, show it to your boss and you’re good to go.

By Scott Allen  |  12:21 PM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 07/21/2014

Maria Kirilenko says she ended her engagement to Alex Ovechkin

Kirilenko wishes the Capitals star continued athletic success.

By Scott Allen  |  11:39 AM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 07/21/2014

Peter King thinks the Redskins will change their name by 2016

Longtime NFL writer makes boldest name-related prediction yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 07/21/2014

Wizards’ Glen Rice Jr. wins summer league MVP and rice cakes

Teammate Otto Porter was named to the Summer League First Team after Wizards go 5-1 in Las Vegas.

By Scott Allen  |  10:22 AM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 07/21/2014

RGIII wants people to know their whys

Redskins QB asked a question. Kevin Durant, John Wall, Stuart Scott and MC Hammer responded.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 07/21/2014

Former D.C. resident keeps chin up as he pushes for Guinness record with a lawn mower

Frank Kasell set a new world record (pending official review) in Springfield on July 5 by walking 115 meters with a push lawn mower balanced on his chin.

By Scott Allen  |  08:51 AM ET, 07/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 07/18/2014

A$AP Rocky wears Jaromir Jagr Capitals jersey in new music video

Wear a throwback Jagr jersey, increase your street cred.

By Scott Allen  |  05:08 PM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 07/18/2014

Redskins introduce lottery for Fan Appreciation Day and Patriots training camp practices

Training camp is still free, but for four dates, you need to win passes via a lottery system.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:39 PM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 07/18/2014

Robert Griffin III is ‘Triiiple Impact’ in new Gatorade digital comic

Can the QB and ‘League of Captains’ member lead the Redskins to a comeback win?

By Scott Allen  |  02:28 PM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/18/2014

Randy Edsall to Maryland fans: If you don’t come, visiting fans will

Terps coach says he loves move to Big Ten, because ‘I’m not in a basketball conference anymore’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/18/2014

Carl Yastrzemski’s grandson is tearing it up in the Orioles’ farm system

Mike Yastrzemski goes 4 for 5 in first game since being promoted to Double-A Bowie.

By Scott Allen  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 07/18/2014

The last two times the Senators hosted the Brewers on July 20, Richard Nixon showed up

Nixon was the Senators’ ‘No. 1 fan’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 07/18/2014

Nationals’ Matt Williams agrees with Anthony Rendon that baseball can get boring

Nats’ manager also says Bryce Harper will make pitchers pay in the second half.

By Scott Allen  |  10:29 AM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 07/18/2014

Virginia freshman DT Andrew Brown meets Kevin Durant, Clint Dempsey at ESPYs

The Cavs’ heralded recruit and aspiring music producer was really hoping to get noticed by Drake.

By Scott Allen  |  09:41 AM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Virginia

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 07/18/2014

Vincent Orange’s hopes of bringing the NFL draft to D.C. will have to wait until 2016

The D.C. Council’s Committee on Finance and Revenue was going to consider a resolution about the 2015 NFL draft. No need now!

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:38 AM ET, 07/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 07/17/2014

You can carry anything in the Nats’ pink bullpen backpack

Which can lead to some odd images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:57 PM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 07/17/2014

Nationals fans go #Spanning for tickets and bobbleheads

Instagram contest produces some inspired submissions of fans doing their best Denard Span imitations.

By Scott Allen  |  03:46 PM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 07/17/2014

Marcin Gortat’s amusing reaction to Kris Humphries joining the Wizards

Marcin Gortat maybe doesn’t worry too much about political correctness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/17/2014

10 weird and wonderful moments from the first half of the Nationals’ season

Get through another day without baseball by reliving some highlights from the first three-plus months.

By Scott Allen  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 07/17/2014

When the whole country was rooting for the Nationals

Are these Nats nationally compelling? Who knows, but the 1924 Senators sure were.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/17/2014

RGIII urges you to ‘stay classy, baby’ in new Instagram series for Champs Sports

Griffin joins Von Miller, DeMarco Murray and Lil Jon in ‘adicolorTV’ spots.

By Scott Allen  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 07/17/2014

Why Maryland was right to put Len Bias in its Hall of Fame

A response to John Feinstein’s column on the former Terps star.

By Jeff Ermann  |  10:49 AM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 07/17/2014

NFL preview magazines call Redskins ‘clueless’ and among NFL’s worst teams

In the run-up to the season, the publications are across the board pretty unkind to Washington’s franchise.

By Jake Russell  |  10:23 AM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 07/17/2014

Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser ponder the Wizards’ possible pursuit of Kevin Durant

What should we make of the Wizards’ hiring of Durant’s former high school coach?

By Scott Allen  |  09:44 AM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 07/17/2014

Drake takes a shot at the Redskins name in ESPYs monologue

No, we couldn’t get through an award show without a mention of the most mentionable of NFL names.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:51 AM ET, 07/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 07/16/2014

Rudy Gay on why he won’t leave Sacramento for the Wizards

The Kings forward and former Archbishop Spalding star isn’t interested in a homecoming.

By Scott Allen  |  05:31 PM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 07/16/2014

LeBron James-Gilbert Arenas moment from Game 6 of 2006 playoff series still galls Steve Buckhantz

Wizards play-by-play man doesn’t think NBA players should be allowed to whisper in opponents’ ears when they’re at the free throw line.

By Scott Allen  |  04:11 PM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 07/16/2014

Ian Desmond tosses batting gloves to fan who sent him 12-pack of Big League Chew

Ian Desmond: still a nice guy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:50 PM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 07/16/2014

Wizards will have both alternate jerseys and ‘Los Wizards’ threads in 2014

Washington will debut its first alternate jerseys since the black and gold monstrosities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2014

DeSean Jackson visits high school alma mater ahead of ESPYs

Former Redskins and Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce is the new football coach at Long Beach Poly.

By Scott Allen  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 07/16/2014

Nationals’ radio ratings are surging this season

TV ratings are down, radio ratings are up, maybe we shouldn’t worry about this too much.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 07/16/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat reported on his own signing for NBC 4

The Polish Machine tries his hand at sportscasting.

By Scott Allen  |  11:38 AM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 07/16/2014

RGIII has really gone Hollywood this time

Redskins quarterback tells The Hollywood Reporter players are concerned about Thursday night games

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:37 AM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2014

Sunglasses-wearing Tyler Clippard was the real MVP of the All-Star Game

Nationals reliever explains his choice of pregame eyewear.

By Scott Allen  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 07/16/2014

Adam Jones honors Tony Gwynn, Nelson Cruz takes all-star game selfies

Orioles outfielder and San Diego native pays tribute to the late Padres legend.

By Scott Allen  |  09:56 AM ET, 07/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 09:21 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Towson grad crushes course, makes ‘American Ninja Warrior’ history

Kacy Catanzaro’s amazing gymnastic skills and strength take her where no woman has gone before.

By Des Bieler  |  09:21 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Floyd Mayweather makes long wait worth it

Floyd Mayweather’s press tour came into Washington Monday night, a little later than expected. But hey, this is boxing, so really, expect the unexpected.

By Gene Wang  |  05:59 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Floyd Mayweather

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Trevor Booker leaves Wizards with final cereal interview

Trevor Booker is a solid NBA player, and an exceptional person to interview about cereal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:37 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Five things about newest Wizard Kris Humphries

Wizards fans booed Humphries in his first regular season game after divorcing Kim Kardashian.

By Scott Allen  |  04:19 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Fox Sports talked to Mike Shanahan about a broadcasting job

Mike Shanahan could have been commenting on Redskins games. That would have been odd.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:35 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 07/15/2014

LaVar Arrington discusses his move to NFL Network and California

LaVar Arrington talks about leaving full-time radio, and his booming media career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:34 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Cal Ripken says Derek Jeter will do ‘something pretty cool’ at All-Star Game

It’ll be tough for Jeter to match the drama of Ripken’s final All-Star Game.

By Scott Allen  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/15/2014

Nationals players in the all-star game through the years

Top moments include Livan Hernandez’s pickoff of Ichiro Suzuki and vulture wins for Matt Capps and Tyler Clippard.

By Scott Allen  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/15/2014

LeBron James Cavaliers jerseys spotted in D.C. area

One is funny. Two is weird. Three is a trend.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/15/2014

DeSean Jackson scores 42 points, gets trucked by LeSean McCoy in celebrity basketball game

Redskins’ wide receiver takes his charity hoops games very seriously.

By Scott Allen  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/15/2014

Stephen A. Smith thinks Kevin Durant could end up with the Wizards

Get ready for two years of this stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 07/14/2014

Eric Holder says Redskins should change their name

Attorney General counts himself among the opponents of the team name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 07/14/2014

Washington was country’s top English-language TV market for World Cup

Washington again led the way for national World Cup ratings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:28 PM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/14/2014

Paul Pierce has more Twitter followers than RGIII, Alex Ovechkin and Bryce Harper combined

Paul Pierce has more Twitter followers than RGIII, Alex Ovechkin and Bryce Harper combined

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 07/14/2014

LeBron James return to Cleveland prompts Stefon Diggs to write about staying at home

‘I Could of went anywhere. I stayed home. Cause it felt right.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 PM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 07/14/2014

Nationals TV ratings down 34 percent

Washington has one of the biggest declines in local MLB ratings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 07/14/2014

Meet the man with the Racing Presidents tattoo

You might love the Nats’ Presidential mascots a lot, but you probably don’t love them this much.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:53 AM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 07/14/2014

John Wall’s back is now part of Birdland

John Wall in an Orioles jersey. Weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:06 AM ET, 07/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 AM ET, 07/13/2014

11 things about Paul Pierce joining the Wizards

This is not an analysis of the Paul Pierce signing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:49 AM ET, 07/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 07/12/2014

Marcin Gortat: Wizards eyeing a division title

With LeBron gone from Miami, the Wizards could be favored to win their first division title in more than three decades.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:56 PM ET, 07/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/12/2014

Richmond-based artist is painting the Tour de France

Greig Leach doesn’t need to be in France to paint some vivid portraits of the race.

By Bryan Flaherty  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 07/11/2014

LeBron James in Cleveland against the Wizards, in photos

The Wizards and Cleveland used to be a thing. Let’s remember.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:55 PM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/11/2014

London Fletcher on LeBron James’s return to Cleveland: ‘I might move back too now”

London Fletcher, Trevor Booker, Brian Orakpo, Jerry Blevins, Steve Buckhantz and others chime in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 07/11/2014

With LeBron James’s return to Cleveland, ESPN’s Bob Ryan says Wizards are now Eastern Conference favorites

Here’s some crazy talk.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:24 PM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 07/11/2014

Orioles Manager Buck Showalter got Nats fans mad again

Buck Showalter concluded this week’s Nats-Orioles rivalry by getting people all angry again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:02 AM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 07/11/2014

D.C. Council will honor Robert Griffin III without mentioning ‘Redskins’

How to honor a player without mentioning his team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/11/2014

Bryce Harper jersey sales dip, but he’s still in the top 20

Nats slugger is one of four MLB players who have become staples on the list of top jersey sales.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Norfolk Tides’ rainout was really a flood-out

The Orioles’ Triple-A affiliate had some distinctly water-logged tweets to offer.

By Des Bieler  |  11:42 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Marcin Gortat finally explains that pig photo

Wizards big man doesn’t actually own a pet pig.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:33 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Nats’ Adam LaRoche talks Buck Commander, Racing Presidents and #VoteRendon on MLB Network

LaRoche tells ‘Intentional Talk’ he enjoys his pregame nap time and shares the best and worst parts of having a beard.

By Scott Allen  |  02:37 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Marcin Gortat calls signing with the Wizards ‘best day of my life’

Wizards forward seems excited to be back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:42 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Robert Griffin III and Peyton Manning have their own Gatorade

The quarterbacks are re-imagined as comic book heroes on special ‘League of Captains’ bottles. Cam Newton and J.J. Watt, too.

By Scott Allen  |  12:16 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/10/2014

Art Briles says Redskins’ Robert Griffin III ‘rushed himself a little bit’ last offseason

Baylor coach talks about how his former star looks this month.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 07/10/2014

Can you identify every Washington Nationals all-star in franchise history?

Put your knowledge to the test with our interactive ballot.

By Scott Allen  |  10:12 AM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/10/2014

LaVar Arrington joining NFL Network

Local analyst will continue to have a role on 106.7 The Fan, but will no longer be involved with The Washington Post.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:21 AM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2014

Bryce Harper’s ‘This is SportsCenter’ commercial is funny

Former D.C. radio star Bram Weinstein makes an appearance in 30-second ESPN spot, which focuses on Harper’s distinctive eye black.

By Scott Allen  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/09/2014

Redskins’ Chris Neild and Pierre Garcon to appear in Discovery’s ‘American Muscle’ series

Docu-series about the Barwis Methods Training Center premieres tonight.

By Scott Allen  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 07/09/2014

Nationals provide incentive for fans to #VoteRendon into the All-Star Game

As Anthony Rendon shies away from the attention, Nats are working hard to get him to Minneapolis.

By Scott Allen  |  01:44 PM ET, 07/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/09/2014

Nationals prospect Zach Walters’ walk-up music went from ‘Frozen’ to Marilyn Manson

The Syracuse Chiefs shortstop boasts an eclectic collection of tunes.

By Scott Allen  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/09/2014

Buck Showalter says Peter Angelos was ‘kind enough to let’ the District have a baseball team

The Orioles manager fans the flames of the Battle of the Beltways with comments about Baltimore owner.

By Scott Allen  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/09/2014

Fan wears Chris Davis-Bryce Harper hybrid jersey to Nationals Park

There were a lot of interesting jerseys on display at the Battle of the Beltways last night.

By Scott Allen  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 07/08/2014

Split between Nats and O’s fans at Nats Park appeared to be close to 50-50

Stephen Strasburg on O’s fans at home games: ‘Maybe someday it’ll be different.’

By Scott Allen  |  02:38 PM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2014

A designer combined the logos of the Redskins and Wizards and the result was not good

Some hybrid NBA-NFL logos look cool. Washington’s does not.

By Scott Allen  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 07/08/2014

Bowie Baysox celebrate Christmas in July with ‘Manny Claus’ bobblehead

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado gets a beard, a Santa hat and a candy cane bat.

By Scott Allen  |  11:34 AM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 07/08/2014

Baylor’s new football stadium will feature a bronze statue of Robert Griffin III

The statue of the Redskins quarterback and Baylor’s only Heisman winner will be unveiled before the Bears’ season opener on August 31.

By Scott Allen  |  11:28 AM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/08/2014

Don’t give your opinion on the Redskins name if you’re a wanted fugitive

At the very least, use a fake name if you don’t want to get caught.

By Scott Allen  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 07/08/2014

Meet the Orioles fan who threw back Anthony Rendon’s home run

Brent Latham said adrenaline took over before his “Rookie of the Year” moment at Nationals Park.

By Scott Allen  |  09:32 AM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Orioles

Posted at 08:23 AM ET, 07/08/2014

Blogger hired by Redskins to help defend team name announces resignation on Twitter

He said he didn’t want the personal attacks on him by the critics to overshadow what he and the Redskins were trying to do.

By Scott Allen  |  08:23 AM ET, 07/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/07/2014

There’s a small chain of ‘John Wall’ home goods stores in Sweden

Starting a home improvement project in Stockholm? Head to John Wall.

By Scott Allen  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/07/2014

Adidas releases Robert Griffin III signature training shoe

The Redskins QB encourages you to #GoCatchYourDream in the RG3 Energy Boost.

By Scott Allen  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/07/2014

F.P. Santangelo and Bob Carpenter poke fun at Bryce Harper controversy

‘Every little thing is going to be noticed about Bryce Harper,’ Carpenter says. That includes things that didn’t really happen.

By Scott Allen  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 07/07/2014

Fake Cubs mascot takes beating from Racing Presidents and grounds crew

Clark the Cub doppleganger LarQ found out the hard way that you shouldn’t mess with Teddy.

By Scott Allen  |  11:21 AM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 07/07/2014

Robert Griffin III watches Gio Gonzalez dominate at Nationals Park, says he could throw 90

The Redskins quarterback shows his Natitude after taking the Nats pitcher up on his invitation.

By Scott Allen  |  09:49 AM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Redskins

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 07/07/2014

Nationals’ Ian Desmond vows Anthony Rendon will rock the ‘rally mullet’ if he wins All-Star Game Final Vote

The Nationals and White Sox have formed a voting alliance in an effort to get Rendon and Chris Sale to Minnesota.

By Scott Allen  |  09:16 AM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 07/07/2014

Rooting interests collide when the Nationals and Orioles meet

Root, root rooting for the home team -- and the visiting one.

By Scott Allen  |  07:45 AM ET, 07/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 07/05/2014

Sean McVay says RGIII looks exactly like he did in 2012

Redskins offensive coordinator is feeling good about life.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:01 AM ET, 07/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 07/04/2014

Nats story from July 4, 1914

Here’s how we covered baseball 100 years ago this day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:01 AM ET, 07/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 07/03/2014

Maryland unveils sleek football microsite for first season in Big Ten

The site features a ‘Which Terp Are You?’ quiz and photos from the school’s Think B1G sunglasses campaign.

By Scott Allen  |  04:31 PM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 07/03/2014

NHL Network analysts agree: Brooks Orpik was worst July 1 free agent signing

Three of three NHL Network analysts agree that Caps fans should run for the hills.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 07/03/2014

Orioles’ Nelson Cruz knows a great catch when he sees one

The Baltimore slugger stopped and acknowledged a home run-robbing grab by former teammate Leonys Martin.

By Scott Allen  |  12:40 PM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 07/03/2014

Tony Kornheiser says Bryce Harper-Matt Williams is RGIII and Shanahan

Three Post columnists have weighed in on the Nats slugger’s comments, now it’s a former Post columnist’s turn!

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 07/03/2014

Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s page in the 1990 Calgary Flames cookbook is the greatest

Fans should hope his recipe for success is every bit as good as his Beef Wellington.

By Scott Allen  |  11:59 AM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/03/2014

Jon Miller went from Whitman High to the top of NBC Sports

NBC Sports programming honcho Jon Miller grew up in Bethesda and got his start at WRC.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/03/2014

Ian Desmond’s replay-delayed home run trot took more than 4 minutes

It took Desmond almost as long to round the bases Wednesday as it did for his first 14 home runs of the season combined.

By Scott Allen  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 07/03/2014

Joe Theismann predicts the Redskins go 10-6

Although putting too much stock in his picks might be a mistake, given his track record.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:28 AM ET, 07/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/02/2014

Nationals’ minor league affiliate had to turn fans away from tattoo promotion

Syracuse Chiefs fans lined up six hours before the gates opened to get a tattoo that would grant them general-admission seating for life.

By Scott Allen  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 07/02/2014

Vinny Cerrato says Daniel Snyder’s defense of the Redskins name goes back to his father

It’s not a money thing for the owner, the former Redskins vice president said, it’s a deep bond that goes back to Snyder’s relationship with his father.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:38 PM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 07/02/2014

Mark DeRosa says Bryce Harper should ‘just shut up and play the game’

One former Nats teammate wasn’t too fond of Bryce Harper’s lineup suggestions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Ted Leonsis confirms Wizards lost about $13 million in basketball activities last season

Owner says he isn’t happy the number leaked, but confirms that his team isn’t yet profitable.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Johnny Manziel takes a selfie with Robert Griffin III at Nissan’s ‘Heisman House’

The quarterbacks were in California for a commercial shoot with other Heisman winners.

By Scott Allen  |  11:34 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Pierre Garcon is the Redskins’ pizza man

Wide receiver shoots more Paisano’s commercials and announces plans for new pizza chain.

By Scott Allen  |  10:22 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Joe Gibbs says he never heard anyone say anything negative about the name Redskins

For the second time in 10 months, Joe Gibbs stands up for the Redskins name.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Maryland students get first taste of Big Ten ice cream, but where’s the Old Bay?

The official ice cream tasting committee settled on a recipe that features three Maryland (non-crab) cakes.

By Scott Allen  |  09:01 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Terps

Posted at 12:22 AM ET, 07/02/2014

Nats install bullpen seating for relievers

Thanks to Drew Storen, the Nats relievers finally have unobstructed views of the game.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 AM ET, 07/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 07/01/2014

Nats fans chant ‘U-S-A’ after Abe and George defeat ‘Belgian’ goalie Teddy

Lots of stuff happened during Monday’s presidents race.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:57 PM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 07/01/2014

Would Andre Roberts have signed with the Redskins if they already had DeSean Jackson?

Andre Roberts makes sensible and measured comments about a potentially complicated situation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:36 PM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 07/01/2014

Remember when Brooks Orpik said Alex Ovechkin was trying to hurt people?

The newest Capitals player has talked about the Caps star a lot over the past six years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2014

Watch RGIII leap a hurdle and throw a football at a garbage can

New this offseason from RGIII: Social media videos of his workout sessions.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 07/01/2014

You won’t believe what’s in Maryland’s Big Ten ice cream

Everything is in Maryland’s Big Ten ice cream.

By Dan Steinberg and Scott Allen  |  12:14 PM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 07/01/2014

Ted Leonsis on LeBron James, Wizards free agency and the ‘meltdown’ on draft day

Wizards owner says the team’s main targets in free agency are their own players.

By Scott Allen  |  11:10 AM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Wizards

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/01/2014

Bryce Harper says Nats are ‘best team in baseball’

Bryce Harper kept it quiet on his first day back. Wait, the opposite of that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 07/01/2014

Nationals’ Bryce Harper looks just like his bobblehead in return from DL

The blowing hair, the red helmet in his wake. The resemblance is uncanny, really.

By Scott Allen  |  09:20 AM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 07/01/2014

Nats on the rise in NL Yeast

Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, random fans: Everyone had oven mitts on Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:57 AM ET, 07/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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