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Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Randy Wittman has the best winning percentage in postseason history

Two games into his playoff career, Randy Wittman resides one spot ahead of Phil Jackson in winning percentage.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 04/23/2014

It’s been a really long time since the Wizards won the first two games of playoffs

Back then, two wins was enough to clinch a first round series.

By Scott Allen  |  09:31 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Wizards

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 04/23/2014

RGIII is really Richmond’s NASCAR pace car driver

Robert Griffin III will indeed lead NASCAR drivers to the green flag Saturday night in Richmond.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:59 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Wizards-Bulls Game 2, best and worst

Best and worst moments from the Wizards’ 101-99 overtime win over the Bulls in Chicago.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:36 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 AM ET, 04/23/2014

‘Kirk Hinrich misses the free throw!’ is Buckhantz’s latest moment

Improbable miss helps Wizards secure 2-0 series lead.

By Scott Allen  |  01:27 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:04 AM ET, 04/23/2014

Barkley: Wizards will sweep Bulls

Charles Barkley says the Wizards-Bulls series is finished, and Washington will win in four games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:04 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Zach Walters is walking out to ‘Frozen’ songs

Nats infielder has now used two songs from the Disney movie as walk-up music.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Fan makes crucial error on Albert Pujols’s 500th home run

I got it! I got it! I got it! Oops.

By Scott Allen  |  09:42 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ early advantage, Harper’s benching and Capitals’ waiting game

The PSL crew discusses Wizards-Bulls, Harper’s benching and the Caps front office

By Mitch Rubin  |  04:58 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Post Sports Live

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Bradley Beal disses Chicago’s deep dish pizza

Wizards guard opted for the thin crust at Giordano’s (and probably made a few enemies in the process).

By Scott Allen  |  04:08 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Why is John Wall in a trailer for Paul Walker’s new movie?

We shed light on why the Wizards point guard is promoting “Brick Mansions.“

By Scott Allen  |  03:26 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Colin Cowherd won’t shut up about John Wall

Four years later, an employed media professional is still furious that an NBA player once danced.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/22/2014

(Not quite) definitive proof the Wizards will win the NBA title

A bracket that may bode well for Washington fans, or does it?

By Scott Allen  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ Nene has no time for the ‘haters’

Three times this season, Nene has referenced ‘the haters.’ I kind of love that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:57 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Haters, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/22/2014

New Jersey Little Leaguers cheer Mike Trout in Washington

Team from Trout’s home town is raising money to play in a tournament in Cooperstown.

By Scott Allen  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards-Bulls Game 1 TV ratings, compared to other local playoff games

Here’s the television rating information for the first game of the Wizards’ first playoff series since 2008.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Let’s stop comparing Bryce Harper to Mike Trout

Most analysts agree the Angels’ Mike Trout is the best player in Major League Baseball.

By Scott Allen  |  10:06 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 01:47 AM ET, 04/22/2014

DeSean Jackson on facing the Eagles

New Redskins wide receiver tells Arsenio Hall ‘there’s gonna be something special’ when he faces Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 04/21/2014

The Wizards’ Game 3 T-shirts

Here are the t-shirts Wizards fans will receive Friday night to make a tri-colored red-white-and-blue out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:06 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/21/2014

RGIII talks DeSean Jackson, Obama and Wizards playoffs

Redskins quarterback says the Wizards ‘know they belong, and everybody in D.C. is behind them.’

By Scott Allen  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 04/21/2014

RGIII wears Redskins jersey, cleats to the White House

Redskins quarterback looks like he was ready for training camp at Easter Egg Roll.

By Scott Allen  |  01:51 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Bryce Harper follows in Mickey Mantle’s non-hustling footsteps

Proving yet again that everything old is one day new again, please do check out this story about the Yankees great getting benched

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mickey Mantle, Nats

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Easter Bunny takes out Racing Presidents at Nationals Park

With Rushmores down, Bill cruised to the easy win.

By Scott Allen  |  01:43 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Racing Presidents

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 04/21/2014

Playoff Wizards are younger than people think

As the Wizards -- and their young guards, and AARP bench players -- enter the playoffs, how does their age compare around the NBA?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Wizards win first Game 1 since beating Dr. J in 1986

Dudley Bradley’s three-pointer at the buzzer capped a furious rally against the Sixers.

By Scott Allen  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Bryce Harper vs. Mike Trout isn’t just another day at the ballpark

Face off between Nats and Angels superstars isn’t just another day at the ballpark.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Nats

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Bill Simmons, Charles Barkley and Shaq hop on on Wizards bandwagon

Barkley says Beal and Wall will be NBA’s best back court in three to five years.

By Scott Allen  |  10:33 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/21/2014

Jim Bowden: Matt Williams shouldn’t have benched Harper

Nats former GM strongly objects to the weekend’s most prominent benching.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 04/21/2014

RGIII, Wale, Wolf Blitzer react to Wizards win

Buzz or no buzz, a lot of people were talking about the Wizards late Sunday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 04/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Wale, Wizards

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Wizards-Bulls best and worst from Game 1

Nene answered the haters in Game 1.

By Scott Allen  |  11:08 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/20/2014

Nats on Bryce Harper: ‘Nothing but Hustle’

On television, at Nats Park, in your game program, the team is promoting Bryce Harper’s hustle. Whoops?

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 04/18/2014

RGIII and Mike Trout both want you to see their boy Marlon Wayans’ new movie

The superstars say it’s hilarious.

By Scott Allen  |  04:27 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 04/18/2014

John Wall talks Wizards’ rise and Bulls on ‘First Take’

ESPN graphic features point guard in old Wizards uniform again.

By Scott Allen  |  03:07 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 04/18/2014

The Wizards fan’s guide to hating the Bulls

Which Chicago player is most likely to draw your ire?

By Scott Allen  |  01:42 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/18/2014

Robert Griffin III dines with DeSean Jackson, Bow Wow and Jeff Thompson?

Jackson posted a photo with the shadow campaign financer at La Perla last night.

By Scott Allen  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Dagger! Buckhantz and Chenier on Gilbert Arenas’ buzzer-beater against the Bulls

Buck says it’s the greatest play he’s ever called.

By Scott Allen  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, Wizards

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/18/2014

Bryce Harper stars in black-and-white MLB throwback ad

Nats outfielder is still a youngster, but a new MLB ad imagines him next to baseball’s all-time greats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 04/18/2014

The Bullets fought the Pistons’ ‘Bad Boys’ in a 1988 exhibition game

Wes Unseld played peacemaker at Baltimore Arena.

By Scott Allen  |  08:38 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014

DeSean Jackson celebrated with a huge bottle of champagne

New Redskins wide receiver attended a ‘Welcome to DC’ party on Wednesday.

By Scott Allen  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014

Robert Griffin III helps NFL player get street named after him

Charles Tillman Way will connect Constitution Drive with Robert Griffin III Boulevard.

By Scott Allen  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 04/17/2014

How the Wizards lived up to preseason expectations

But the playoff-bound John Wall and Co. haven’t exceeded them yet.

By Scott Allen  |  02:02 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/17/2014

How is the worst NBA team worth $550 million?

How the worst team in NBA is being sold for much more money than anyone expected.

By Neil Greenberg  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Joel Ward to throw ceremonial first pitch for Jackie Robinson Day

Caps forward wears No. 42 because of Jackie Robinson and will throw out the first pitch as part of Jackie Robinson Day.

By Scott Allen  |  11:08 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Joel Ward, Nationals

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Fan shows Caps pride on prosthetic leg

Brian Sealock has a relatively unique way of showing his Capitals and Redskins fandom - on his prosthetic leg.

By Ben Sumner  |  11:03 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 04/17/2014

You won’t believe how much money Gilbert Arenas made in 2013

The former Wizards guard’s 2013 salary ranks 30th among all athletes.

By Scott Allen  |  10:37 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, Wizards

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Four reasons the NBA playoffs are better than the Stanley Cup playoffs

After yesterday’s position paper on the Stanley Cup playoffs, here’s a defense of the hardwood.

By Mike Wise  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014

Chris Cooley says RGIII looks like ‘another person’

Former Redskins tight end ran routes with the team’s current quarterback. He was blown away.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, ESPN 980, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 04/17/2014

The last time the Wizards played the Bulls in the playoffs

A lot has changed since 2005 clash that Washington won in six games, the franchise’s lone series victory in the past three decades.

By Scott Allen  |  08:42 AM ET, 04/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

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

Which team should Capitals fans root for in the Stanley Cup playoffs?

Not the Penguins, despite what a map of Facebook Likes shows.

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

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Orioles launch D.C. invasion with billboard near Nationals Park

106.7 The Fan’s Chad Dukes goes off on billboard and Washington-based Orioles fans.

By Scott Allen  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Orioles

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Redskins’ George Allen traded same pick twice before ’74 draft

Either Allen wasn’t good at keeping track of the draft picks he often traded for veterans, or he just hoped no one would notice.

By Scott Allen  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Allen, Redskins

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Robin Givhan’s scathing review of the original Wizards logo

Post fashion writer delivered an epic takedown of the Wizards mark.

By Scott Allen  |  11:02 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Four reasons the Stanley Cup playoffs are better than the NBA playoffs

The cold floor is better this time of year than the hardwood and here are the four reasons why.

By Barry Svrluga  |  10:58 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Lewis Black says the Redskins should change their name

Comedian and lifelong Washington football fan blasts Daniel Snyder at press luncheon.

By Scott Allen  |  08:49 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 04/16/2014

Bryce Harper stars in new Gatorade commercial

Nationals outfielder gets wet for new Fierce spot.

By Scott Allen  |  08:31 AM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gatorade, Nationals

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Mike Wise on his inspiration to become a sportswriter

In part two of our ad hoc series, Mike Wise discloses

By Mike Wise  |  06:39 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014

The Washington Wizards could’ve been the Washington Ravens

Before Baltimore’s NFL team started using it, a fan suggested Ravens as a replacement for Bullets.

By Scott Allen  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Wizards

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Wizards’ Randy Wittman on frustrations and John Wall

Wizards coach says his point guard has to be an extension of him.

By Scott Allen  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Ian Desmond describes his teammates in one word

Guess which Nationals player is ‘gnarly.’

By Scott Allen  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Nationals

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Mystics’ top draft pick once gave President Obama bunny ears

Dolson told the president to get his dance moves on point after U-Conn. won the national title.

By Scott Allen  |  09:39 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mystics

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Driesell, Kolzig, Lerner going into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Other inductees include former Post sports editor George Solomon and longtime Maryland broadcaster Johnny Holliday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, George Solomon, Lefty Driesell, Nats, Olie Kolzig, Ted Lerner, Terps

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/15/2014

Local sports anchor ends interview of Rays player with a kiss

Rays outfielder Brandon Guyer and Fox 5 reporter Lindsay Murphy met seven years ago in Charlottesville.

By Scott Allen  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 04/14/2014

On the Wizards coverage in the Post

One reader suggests that the Wiz haven’t received the real estate they deserve on the front page.

By Scott Allen  |  04:22 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014

The Redskins have one of the most stable rosters in the NFL

Green Bay, Washington, San Francisco and Seattle have the most stable rosters since 2011.

By Scott Allen  |  01:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Orioles ditch shaving cream for delicious postgame pies

A local pie shop is providing two pies for every home game.

By Scott Allen  |  11:30 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Ten-year-old has ‘awesome’ time after signing one-day contract with Wizards

Wizards and Make-A-Wish Foundation come together to make Amaris Jackson’s day.

By Scott Allen  |  11:14 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Washington’s Jocks Hall of Fame

You’ve probably never heard of them, but D.C.’s prep stars of the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s are still honoring each other.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Can the Nats win the NL East without beating the Braves?

If the Nationals continue to beat up on every other team, their struggles against Atlanta won’t matter.

By Scott Allen  |  09:39 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Why aren’t people excited about the Wizards?

Despite the first playoff berth in forever, D.C. doesn’t seem overly excited about the Wizards. Five wise observers attempt to figure out why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 10:31 PM ET, 04/13/2014

Dealing with the end of the Caps season

John Walton has some thoughts on what it means to see one season end, without success.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 PM ET, 04/13/2014

Caps defenseman Tyson Strachan left out of Fan Appreciation Day

Caps defenseman’s name isn’t called during Jerseys Off Our Back ceremony.

By Ben Sumner  |  09:40 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 04/11/2014

A Nats-inspired Chicken McNugget pizza

Combine two Nats promotional deals, and you get...well, you get something else.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/11/2014

London Fletcher zings Tony Romo with ‘choke’ comment

Former Redskins linebacker takes shot at Cowboys QB on Twitter.

By Scott Allen  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Redskins, Tony Romo

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/11/2014

RGIII sports new logo for taped ESPN interview

The Redskins QB sat down with Good Fight Media crew on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Redskins Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Is it time for the Nationals to retire ‘Take On Me’?

Michael Morse continues to use the A-ha hit in San Francisco.

By Scott Allen  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Morse, Nationals

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/11/2014

What happened to Terrance?

Terrance, the much recognized leader of Nats Park cheers and chants, won’t be in Washington anytime soon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Nats bullpen leads MLB in strikeouts and swagger

Rookie reliever Aaron Barrett stared down Giancarlo Stanton after strikeout on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  12:44 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Andre Roberts ‘wanted to be the No. 2 receiver’

Redskins free agent signing might have lost his desired job before taking a snap.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:08 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Roberts, Redskins

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 04/11/2014

President Eisenhower, the Masters and the Washington Senators

Ike’s love of golf threatened his availability for an opening day tradition.

By Scott Allen  |  11:33 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Senators

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Nats fans posing with Werth and Harper beards

The (temporary) giant images of Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper and others in center field have proved popular for photo-ops.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Nats fan has perfect reaction and a souvenir after Ian Desmond’s grand slam

There was a lot of joy at Nats Park on Thursday.

By Scott Allen  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ian Desmond, Jayson Werth, Nationals

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/11/2014

At the Masters, anything seems possible

It’s not magic, but for those under its spell, Augusta National can make it seem that way.

By Thomas Boswell  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Tony Kornheiser: Stephen Strasburg is ‘a hothouse plant’

Tony Kornheiser wonders if the Nats’ presumed ace will ever reach his presumed potential.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Stephen Strasburg, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 04/10/2014

Bryce Harper pranks fans who don’t recognize him

A simple disguise fooled Mets, Phillies and Yankees fans.

By Scott Allen  |  02:53 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Nationals

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 04/10/2014

The 10 least awful Passover foods

Weird candies? Strange boxed side dishes? Special sodas? Which are the best store-bought Passover foods?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:18 PM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Passover

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Tony Reali leaving PTI, Washington

Host of “Around the Horn” and longtime D.C. resident is off for grander things in New York.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Ted Leonsis, on the Caps, in 2008

Team’s owner talked about the rebuilding philosophy six years ago. It’s now a harrowing read.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Once again, Wizards and Capitals fail to make playoffs in same season

D.C.’s NBA and NHL franchises have made the playoffs in the same season one time since 1988.

By Scott Allen  |  10:44 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Wizards

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Cancel your Caps playoff heartbreak plans

Wait ‘til next year comes early this season.

By Scott Allen  |  09:03 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Jayson Werth’s grand slam, in audio and video

Sure, it’s only April, but Werth’s game-winning home run Wednesday night felt like a moment.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:40 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlie Slowes, Dave Jageler, Jayson Werth, Nats

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Tyler Clippard’s nasty, dirty, filthy, rotten splitter

The Nationals’ goggled-reliever is using his new weapon well.

By Scott Allen  |  02:44 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Tyler Clippard

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Joe B., Locker and Laich on the Halak firestorm and facing a former team

Brooks Laich circles the date every time the Caps play the Senators.

By Scott Allen  |  01:01 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capitals, Craig Laughlin, Joe Beninati

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/09/2014

A map of MLB geography, by proximity

This map provides an interesting way to divide the country by MLB proximity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Schlereth on RGIII’s logo

Former Redskins lineman and current ESPN personality wades into the logo debate. This is getting good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 04/09/2014

Wizards say G-Wiz could defeat The Raptor

To hype up a possible playoff meeting, a Canadian sports host compared mascots.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Adam Jones says players should be allowed to kick fans who run on the field

Orioles outfielder sounds off on idiotic fans.

By Scott Allen  |  10:06 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Stoglin: Maryland would be a top 25 team under Gary Williams

Former Terps guard says this would have been a tournament team under its former coach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Ryan Clark plans to wear Sean Taylor’s No. 21 in practice

Safety wore No. 21 in practice with the Steelers to honor his friend.

By Scott Allen  |  09:08 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Ryan Clark, Sean Taylor

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 04/09/2014

A look back at Alex Ovechkin’s five 50th goals

Capitals winger becomes the 11th player with five 50-goal seasons.

By Scott Allen  |  08:41 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Alan May on Adam Oates and Jaroslav Halak

Caps analyst suggests there may have been more to the latest Caps drama than meets the eye.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:14 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Early concerns for Nationals, Nene’s return, RGIII’s logo fallout

The PSL crew discusses which of the Nats early-season issues should cause the most worry, who to blame for the Caps disappointing season and RGIII’s logo.

By Mitch Rubin  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Four of five MLB Network analysts pick Nats to win World Series

World Series or Bust may be no more, but the predictions were still bullish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:56 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Maryland will unveil Big Ten-themed ice cream flavor

But what will it taste like?

By Scott Allen  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big Ten, Maryland

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/08/2014

Leonsis won’t rest until Wizards ‘honest competitors for a ring’

Wizards owner says making the playoffs isn’t enough for his basketball franchise.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Batting Stance Guy’s imitation of Matt Williams is great

The Nationals manager had ‘a collection of nervous habits’ at the plate.

By Scott Allen  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Matt Williams, Nationals

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Jay Gruden on DeSean Jackson: ‘Wow’

Redskins coach describes the process of wooing his new weapon.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Jay Gruden

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/08/2014

How Isiah Thomas inspired Jason Reid to get into sportswriting

For one young Lakers fan, Pistons guard’s performance in the 1988 NBA Finals was too good a story to resist.

By Jason Reid  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/08/2014

There were a lot of John Wall shots consumed last night

One fan made 999 blue Jell-O shots for the national championship game.

By Scott Allen  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 04/08/2014

RGIII: ‘Coach supports his players, New Year’

Left unsaid is whether the old coach supported his players. Well, I guess you can probably guess.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 04/08/2014

A map of the Nats’ fan base

Here are the counties and municipalities in which the Nats dominate. There aren’t a ton of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:09 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 04/08/2014

John Wall watches Kentucky lose NCAA championship game

The Wizards guard sat near Drake.

By Scott Allen  |  12:37 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Nationals getting T-shirts in honor of Aaron Barrett

The Rowdy Gentleman shirts are en route to the Nats clubhouse.

By Scott Allen  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Jay Gruden on RGIII’s new logo

Redskins new coach is not concerned about his quarterback’s new logo. Is a sentence I just typed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Gruden, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Braves announcers on Bryce Harper

Three games, three snide comments about Bryce Harper. This should be a fun season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Braves, Bryce Harper, Nats

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Mark Rypien will hold DeSean Jackson accountable for wearing his number

Former QB says it’s time for Jackson to help Redskins win another Super Bowl.

By Scott Allen  |  01:34 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Mark Rypien, Redskins

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Ryan Clark’s phone calls

Ryan Clark called a Steelers fan to say thanks. He wound up talking to a class of middle-school Redskins fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Ryan Clark

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Concession prices from 1966 might make you cry

The hamburger was to D.C. Stadium what the crab cake is to Nationals Park.

By Scott Allen  |  11:18 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 04/07/2014

RGIII’s new logo remembered

The biggest Redskins news over the weekend was something about a logo.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Why the Nats Park clock lost its hands

An update on the Curly W clock at Nationals Park, which no longer has hands.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Kirk Cousins shares unofficial personal logo with MLB team

Redskins QB says he stockpiles Kansas City gear.

By Scott Allen  |  09:22 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Redskins

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 04/07/2014

Irvin: Jackson signing changes balance of power in NFC East

Michael Irvin says the Eagles are no longer the NFC East frontrunners.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:21 AM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014

DeSean Jackson denies gang affiliations in interview with Stephen A. Smith

DeSean Jackson says the gesture he made toward DeAngelo Hall on ‘MNF’ wasn’t a gang sign.

By Scott Allen  |  08:00 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Dan Snyder speaks at Redskins playground build event

Redskins owner says DeSean Jackson will look good in burgundy and gold.

By Scott Allen  |  05:29 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Redskins

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Scenes from the Nats home opener

If you weren’t at Nats Park Friday afternoon, here’s some of what you missed.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:19 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/04/2014

Wilbon: Redskins have a lot of reasons to be happy with Jackson signing

PTI host says this year’s ‘Offseason Championship’ is different.

By Scott Allen  |  12:53 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Redskins host ‘Draft Day’ movie screening

Kirk Cousins says new movie captures the unexpectedness of the draft.

By Scott Allen  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kirk Cousins, Redskins, Ryan Kerrigan

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

The local craft beer at Nats Park

Before the home schedule starts, here’s a bunch of information about the new local craft beer options at Nats Park.

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

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Conan O’Brien launches mannequin in RGIII jersey into dumpster

Conan is in Dallas for the Final Four.

By Scott Allen  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 04/04/2014

ESPN: ‘Is this a bad start to DeSean’s Redskins career?’

Not positive if this was a joke or not, but some people apparently had a debate about jersey numbers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, ESPN, Redskins

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Otto Porter gets happy

The rookie forward hasn’t had the greatest season, but this week brought a pretty funny highlight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:20 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Morning pixels, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Robert Griffin III did Letterman Top 10 after winning Heisman

RGIII presented the Top 10 after winning the Heisman in 2011.

By Scott Allen  |  06:21 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Meet the Nats’ new in-game host

In the tradition of Clint and Lindsey, meet Mike, a D.C. sports fan and the Nats’ new in-game host.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:03 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Nats’ Ross Detwiler has a great mustache

As seen in New York on Thursday afternoon, Ross Detwiler has a mustache befitting his bullpen role.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:09 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nats, Ross Detwiler

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Brian Dawkins on why the Eagles released DeSean Jackson

Former Eagles safety says Jackson must learn to be a professional.

By Scott Allen  |  03:54 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 04/03/2014

John Walton, Alan May on the Caps’ collapse against Dallas

Tuesday night’s loss caused a convulsion even among analysts normally sympathetic to the Capitals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:48 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/03/2014

The new F.P. Santangelo

How MASN’s Nats color man changed his diet, lost 20 pounds, embraced organic and planned a Nats-fans workout group.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  F.P. Santangelo, Nats

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/03/2014

Wizards celebrate playoff berth like it’s 2005

The Wiz Kids are excited after ending long drought.

By Scott Allen  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/03/2014

RGIII’s mom talks Redskins, Jay Gruden and Dan Snyder

Jackie Griffin says she “has nothing against the previous regime.“

By Scott Allen  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/03/2014

No, Chris Russell isn’t leaving ESPN 980

The popular ESPN 980 Redskins reporter said he’d quit if DeSean Jackson

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Russell, DeSean Jackson, Media, Redskins

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Gio Gonzalez is the Babe Ruth of the Nationals pitching staff

Three of his 12 career hits are home runs.

By Scott Allen  |  10:09 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Wilbon: Caps should trade Ovechkin if they miss the playoffs

PTI host says it’s time for the Caps to go in a different direction if they don’t make the playoffs.

By Scott Allen  |  09:07 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 04/03/2014

John Wall helped recruit DeSean Jackson

Yet another D.C. celeb put in a good word for the Redskins with the free agent receiver.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:16 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, John Wall, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Kevin Durant called DeSean Jackson to recruit him

New Redskins receiver says Durant and Wale played a part in his recruiting process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:21 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Video: Larry King interviews Abe Pollin on Home Team Sports’ first day

Thirty years ago this week, Comcast SportsNet debuted as Home Team Sports. Here is amazing video from that day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, CSN, Home Team Sports, Media, Orioles, Wizards

Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Robert Griffin III’s mom is co-hosting an AM radio show

‘R3 Solutions’ aims to help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses.

By Scott Allen  |  03:19 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 04/02/2014

What’s that photo behind DeSean Jackson?

The story behind the photo on the wall in the Redskins’ DeSean Jackson tweet.

By Scott Allen  |  01:21 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Men in suits reenact Bryce Harper’s slide on MLB Network

Mitch Williams and Dan Plesac, in formal garb, go through Bryce Harper’s knock on the head.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:43 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, MLB Network

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Ryan Clark: RGIII ‘has to be the leader of this team’

New Redskins veteran says his younger teammate is still in charge.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Ryan Clark

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 04/02/2014

What number should DeSean Jackson wear for Redskins?

Jackson’s No. 10 is already taken in Washington.

By Scott Allen  |  10:44 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014

RGIII, DeAngelo Hall and Wale react to DeSean Jackson’s signing

Wale dubs the new receiving corps Posse 2.0.

By Scott Allen  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Chris Russell said he’d quit if the Redskins signed DeSean Jackson

Uh, this is awkward. One Redskins beat reporter put his job on the line. He lost.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:10 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Russell, DeSean Jackson, ESPN 980

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Bryce Harper makes fun of John Wall’s first pitch on new MTV show

Nationals slugger was the guest on the premiere episode of “Off the Bat.“

By Scott Allen  |  07:59 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 04/02/2014

After the latest loss, the Capitals have big decisions to make

After a five-goal loss to the Stars, it’s time to look at the bigger picture to see what needs to change if Washington is ever going to win a title.

By Barry Svrluga  |  07:50 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 04/02/2014

WUSA breaks into D.C. election coverage for DeSean Jackson news

In a most Washington of moments, we went from the mayoral primary to the Redskins.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:21 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Morning pixels, Redskins, WUSA

Posted at 12:55 AM ET, 04/02/2014

DeSean Jackson’s five best games against the Redskins

DeSean Jackson gave Washington fits throughout his career with the Philadelphia Eagles.

By Scott Allen  |  12:55 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Terps dance their way to Elite Eight

The Maryland women’s basketball team is one win from the Final Four (and another dance party).

By Scott Allen  |  03:51 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Randy Knorr drank beer after Matt Williams was hired

Bench coach wanted the Nats’ managerial job. He didn’t get it. So he spent one morning playing golf and drinking beers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:26 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Matt Williams, Nats, Randy Knorr

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/01/2014

Joel Ward, Jason Chimera imitate John Walton, Mike Vogel

Hasn’t been a lot of Caps levity lately. Here’s some.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 04/01/2014

DeSean Jackson conducts awkward airport interview

This is the most awkward interview with a free agent receiver I can recall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Beach ball gets the best of Bryce Harper

The wind’s blowing in, Bryce.

By Scott Allen  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Redskins players welcome Ryan Clark to Washington

A whole bunch of Redskins (and former Redskins) got on Twitter to welcome their newest safety to town.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  London Fletcher, Morning pixels, Redskins, Ryan Clark

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Stephen Colbert in a Redskins jersey

If you thought the Comedy Central comedian was done with Dan Snyder and the Redskins, you were wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:07 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, RGIII, Stephen Colbert

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Nationals opening day front pages through the years

‘Extra special win’ is Nats’ third consecutive on opening day.

By Scott Allen  |  08:04 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:06 AM ET, 04/01/2014

DeSean Jackson with Wale, DeAngelo Hall, Pierre Garcon

He might not officially be a Redskin yet, but the former Eagles wide receiver is already acting like one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:06 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeSean Jackson, Redskins, Wale

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014

John Wall’s friend Miyah meets Nicki Minaj

Thanks to the Wizards guard, a 5-year old girl from D.C. who’s fighting cancer got to meet her idol.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:10 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Aaron Barrett gets win in major league debut, deserves his own T-shirt

Not a bad way to start a major league career.

By Scott Allen  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Milbury on Ovechkin’s plus-minus

Here is Mike Milbury discussing Alex Ovechkin’s not-good plus-minus rating.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper takes shin to the head, remains in the game

Bryce Harper, opening day, nats, head, injury, video

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

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Boz ranks Shanahan near bottom for ‘redeeming personal virtues’

Tom Boswell doesn’t give the ex-Redskins coach very high marks for ‘redeeming personal virtues.’

By Post Sports  |  01:37 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/31/2014

The 18 new beers at Orioles Park

Orioles Park at Camden Yards will introduce 18 new beer products this season. Some of them are good.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beer, Orioles

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 03/31/2014

Caps defenseman’s bracket is nearly perfect

It’s the NCAA hockey tournament, but still.

By Scott Allen  |  01:15 PM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Why ‘Natitude’ is back for year three

The Nats are using ‘Natitude’ for a third straight season. Here’s why.

By Dan Steinberg and Scott Allen  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/31/2014

10 out of 10 Nats beat writers predict playoffs

Hope doesn’t just spring eternal among fans. Hope is springing all over the place in the press box.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Nats

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 03/31/2014

DeSean Jackson to Redskins would thrill DeAngelo Hall

Redskins cornerback says Jackson to Washington would ‘make my day, make my year.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, DeSean Jackson, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Orioles fans drinking at Pickles at 6 a.m.

If it’s Opening Day, there are likely mobs of people at Pickles, pre-dawn, with beers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orioles, Pickles

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Nationals preview sections through the years

Before Strasburg and Harper, there was Martis and Wilkerson.

By Scott Allen  |  07:49 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Adam LaRoche joins Twitter

It’s as good a time as any to revisit other Nationals players’ #FirstTweets.

By Scott Allen  |  07:46 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/30/2014

MLS teams honor late D.C. United player Shawn Kuykendall

DCU held a moment of silence at RFK Stadium before Saturday’s game.

By Scott Allen  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/29/2014

Miguel Cabrera contract is the worst

The Tigers slugger is one of the best sluggers in baseball history. But history says there’s almost no way he’ll live up to his new contract, the biggest in American sports history,

By Thomas Boswell  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Miguel Cabrera

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Orioles announce new food items for 2014

You can enjoy a Reuben at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this season.

By Scott Allen  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Orioles

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

Upcoming D.C. sports events

There are a whole bench of lectures, panel discussions, and charity events involving D.C. athletes in coming days.

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

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 03/28/2014

U-Va. watch party features ‘Gus Burger’ special

A cheeseburger, a fried egg, and some basketball.

By Scott Allen  |  02:14 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2014

Harry Reid: Bryce Harper isn’t overrated

Senate Majority Leader comes to the defense of the Nats’ left fielder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:48 PM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, ESPN, Harry Reid, Nate Silver, Nats

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Dick Stockton compares Russell Westbrook’s minutes restriction to Strasburg shutdown

2012 Stephen Strasburg Shutdown talk during 2014 NBA game.

By Scott Allen  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nats

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 03/28/2014

NHL CBA killed Carlson and Alzner’s ‘Roommates’ videos

John Carlson and Karl Alzner’s Roommates videos are no more because of the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement.

By Ben Sumner  |  10:14 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, John Carlson, Karl Alzner

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Congress and baseball: a video

With opening day approaching, C-SPAN pulled together dozens of clips of members of Congress talking about baseball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:07 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Congress

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/28/2014

‘Interactive wall’ will mask construction site at Nats Park

Nats turn construction zone into a place for photos.

By Scott Allen  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nationals, Nationals Park

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 03/28/2014

Bryce Harper will be first featured guest on MTV baseball show

MTV’s ‘Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave’ will debut Tuesday night, with an in-studio Bryce Harper appearance.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 03/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bryce Harper, Morning pixels

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Harry Reid: ‘Of course’ NCAA athletes should have right to unionize

Harry Reid supports this week’s National Labor Relations Board ruling and pledges his help.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:11 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Leonsis, Ovechkin, Wale, Kuznetsov, Kirilenko

Here are a lot of famous people crammed together in one photograph.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Nationals Park to feature new food items

Crab and vegetarian options highlight the new food additions for 2014.

By Scott Allen  |  04:51 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals Park

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Nuggets for everyone when the Nats score six or more runs in home games

More runs mean more chicken nuggets for Nats fans this season.

By Scott Allen  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Food, Nationals

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Harry Reid predicts Redskins name changes within three years

Senate Majority Leader takes a dim view of Daniel Snyder’s latest endeavor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Harry Reid, Redskins

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Ovechkin chants ‘De-Fense,’ poses with Gheorghe Muresan

Alex Ovechkin had a pretty fun night at Verizon Center.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Gheorghe Muresan, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Colbert Report on Redskins’ new foundation

Stephen Colbert takes on the Redskins’ new charitable endeavor. It goes about how you’d expect.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colbert Report, Redskins

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Tony Bennett, UVA get the Jimmy Fallon treatment

Virginia hoops gets some love on the Tonight Show.

By Scott Allen  |  10:10 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Watch the Wizards’ double-barreled gatling gun

This is impressive T-shirt power.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 03/27/2014

RGIII visits the long snappers

Why was the Redskins’ quarterback posing for photos with a bunch of long snappers, including a Maryland commit?

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 11:09 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Wale grabs the WUSA9 mic at the Wizards game

Diane Roberts tried interviewing Wale. Instead, he wound up riffing on journalism, or something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:09 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wale, Wizards

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Jason Hatcher is arguing with Cowboys fans

Newest Redskins defensive lineman is having words with his former fans, and it’s fantastic.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:27 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cowboys, Jason Hatcher, Redskins