“The Unlikely Sports Capital.’’ That’s how Sports Illustrated described Washington and Baltimore and its charging baseball teams on the magazine’s Oct. 1 cover. But Washington area teams (Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Hoyas, Terrapins) have had their cover moments. Here’s when sports in the nation’s capital shone — at least for a while.
'Why RGIII = John Elway' The Redskins quaterback again graces the cover in a series of regional offerings entitled, "The New Kings," which also feature Colin Kaepernick, Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson. Sports Illustrated Buy Photo