DC Sports Bog: Bryce Harper


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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

Bryce Harper ejected from spring training game

The real games haven’t started yet, but Bryce Harper already got into it with an umpire.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:04 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 03/24/2014

MLB players vote Bryce Harper most overrated

ESPN The Magazine’s anonymous players poll ranks Harper above Yasiel Puig and A-Rod in an unsavory category.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:50 AM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Bryce Harper reveals 2014 walk-up songs

Nats star will use Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ as one of his walk-up tunes this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Bryce Harper on his physique

Nats outfielder tells 106.7 The Fan that he ‘came in pretty big this year’ thanks to an offseason of upper-body workouts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:51 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Look at Bryce Harper’s swing

The AP’s Alex Brandon captures the outfielder’s swing, step by step.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:35 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Bryce Harper calls Derek Jeter ‘the captain of baseball’

The Nats phenom is sad to see Jeter leave the game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:07 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Jayson Werth wins picture day again

Jayson Werth’s beard again makes him the most memorable of Nats on picture day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Nats fan gets Bryce Harper selfie at spring training

How one young fan from Staten Island wound up in an AP photo with Bryce Harper.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:42 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 01/30/2014

2014 Nats schedule includes seven bobbleheads and a gnome

If you like bobbleheads, you’re gonna love Nationals Park in 2014.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Nats’ Bryce Harper wears Captain America gear

New Under Armour retail advertising shows Bryce Harper, in a Captain America shirt, acting superhero-ish.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:22 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg film ‘SportsCenter’ commercials

The Nats’ two biggest stars will each have SportsCenter commercials in the future.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Bryce Harper wants to play smarter this year

Harper has one main goal for his career. As many rings as possible.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:02 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Matt Williams will treat Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper with kid gloves in spring training

Despite the kid-gloves comment, today’s post is brought to you by the letter “A” for aggressive.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014

The Redskins totem pole

Looking for a unique piece of Redskins art?

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Nationals’ Bryce Harper: ‘I’m not fat. I look pretty good.’

The hullabaloo over his weight gain comment caught Harper by surprise.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:37 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper weight gain ‘controversy’ continues

Bryce Harper wants to gain 10 pounds, and the world reacts.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:10 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Bryce Harper models his UFC title belt

The Nats slugger has some new hardware.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:54 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Bryce Harper wants a UFC title belt

The Nats slugger plans to take batting practice while wearing the hardware.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Justin Timberlake asks Bryce Harper for batting help

There are many perks to being Bryce Harper, and being a special guest at Justin Timberlake’s Las Vegas show is one of them.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:57 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Bryce Harper riding an exercise bike

Spot the differences between two photos of Bryce Harper and his newly repaired knee on an exercise bike.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:01 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 10/14/2013

Mike Shanahan on first-half time management

Here’s Mike Shanahan’s explanation of what happened at the end of the first half Sunday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 10/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 10/08/2013

Bryce Harper's brother nominated for mustache award

Bryce Harper’s brother, Nats minor-league pitcher Bryan Harper, has been nominated for a prestigious mustache award. The problem is, his mustache has vanished.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Joe Theismann on RGIII: ‘He’s not 100 percent’

The eternal Redskins optimist isn’t worried about 0-2, and says you shouldn’t be either.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:01 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Bryce Harper really loves giving high fives

This is just adorable.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Nats wearing Navy hats for batting practice

The Nats honored the victims of yesterday’s tragedy by donning blue and gold caps during batting practice.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:22 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Bryce Harper smashes his bat (Video)

Another bat has lost its life for the cause.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:11 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper finally admits the effects of hitting the wall

Perhaps Harper is re-thinking his strategy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Keith Olbermann calls Bryce Harper the worst person in sports

In a snarky bit, Olbermann takes Harper to task for bad grammar. Because, headlines.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Davey Johnson on Bryce Harper and ‘Tweeter’

Nats manager counsels his young star not to worry about what people are saying on Tweeter.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Watch Bryce Harper forget how many outs there were

Bryce Harper caught what he thought was the third out on Tuesday night. He was off by one.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:11 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013

Jim Bowden on Dan Haren, Ryan Zimmerman, Danny Espinosa, Bryce Harper

Former Nats GM talks about what he'd do with Dan Haren, Danny Espinosa and Ryan Zimmerman, and whether Bryce Harper should get a 12-year deal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Drew Storen totally understands RGIII-mania

The Nats pitcher doesn't necessarily agree with Harper's assessment of fan attentions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:09 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 08/30/2013

Bob Carpenter on the Nats and football season

Bob Carpenter says the Nats are showing that it's not football season just yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 08/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:07 PM ET, 08/28/2013

Bryce Harper on dwindling Nats fans: ‘They have a whole winter to watch RGIII’

The Nats slugger is asking you to put RGIII on the back burner for now.

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:07 PM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Bryce Harper meets U.S. men’s hockey players (Video)

The hockey players participated in an assembly line of handshakes with the Nats star.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 08/19/2013

Bryce Harper takes right-handed swings

Why, you ask? Because he can.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  01:34 PM ET, 08/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Bryce Harper on future children: 'I hope they golf'

Harper talks about his piano-playing, dancing not-yet-existing children.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Jayson Werth, Stephen Strasburg Gatorade baths

A very brave Bryce Harper might want to watch his back for a while.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Paul Byrd: The Nats laid down

Former Braves pitcher and current Braves analyst says the Nats could have used this week's drama as a spark, but instead, they went quietly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Davey Johnson's conversation with Bryce Harper

Davey Johnson and Bryce Harper chatted in the seventh inning on Wednesday night. Some people freaked out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:17 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Mike Wilbon: Bryce Harper deserved to be hit

The Post should create a fake Wilbon bot to produce scripted columns bashing local sports teams. And then lay me off.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:14 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Bryce Harper wanted to put Julio Teheran 'six feet under'

Harper may be left disappointed by a lack of retaliation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Jim Bowden backs Bryce Harper

Former Nats GM and current baseball analyst says players should be able to admire their home runs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Davey Johnson on retaliation

The Nats skipper breaks down the first rule of Plunk Club.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Bryce Harper hit by pitch, benches clear (Video)

Rounding out the coverage of The Brawl That Never Came To Be.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:50 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Nats and Braves fight on Twitter, Chipper Jones quits

A sad, dreary night featured lots of wacky fighting on Twitter, starring a huge cast of characters.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:33 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Laura Ingraham is a Nats fan

Conservative commentator announces that while she grew up a Yankees fan, she's now 'a Bryce Harper person'

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Bryce Harper keeps kissing his bats

At least twice in recent days, Bryce Harper has gotten up close and personal with his lumber

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 08/02/2013

D.C. ranked as ninth most miserable sports city

Are you miserable?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Pete Rose on Bryce Harper

Baseball legend says Nats outfielder 'plays recklessly,' but that he'll learn.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:06 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 07/27/2013

Zimmerman and Harper get grabby and punchy

Walk-off homers on back-to-back days let Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper trade weird celebrations.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:44 AM ET, 07/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013

DeAngelo Hall says the Redskins have 'unfinished business'

The Redskins veteran also admitted that he almost retired this offseason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Bryce Harper's walk-off, in audio and video

This season has been an oozing inflamed infection of pain, but there was some happiness on Thursday.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Niles Paul on RGIII's leadership

What? RGIII is a leader?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 07/17/2013

In Quotes: Nats all-star edition

A collection of the best words uttered by and about Washington's all-stars.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:47 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Bryce Harper explains his hair (Video)

It's all about the eyes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Bryce Harper hit by dad's Home Run Derby pitch (Video)

A low pitch tagged Bryce on the foot, cracking both father and son up.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 07/16/2013

All 24 of Bryce Harper's Home Run Derby homers (Video)

The Nats slugger was hitting cutters, delivered by his dad to finish second in the Home Run Derby.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:15 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Harry Reid's presser includes Nats anecdote

At this point, the Senate Majority Leader is using a Nats reference at least once a week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Bryce Harper's All-Star Game cleats pay tribute to New York (Updated)

The Nats slugger pays tribute to New York. And his Twitter handle.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Bryce Harper Home Run Derby roundup

Everything you need to know about Bryce Harper's Derby appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Bryce Harper's new Geico commercial

Harper's latest commercial is perfect timing a week before the Homerun Derby.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:49 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Bryce Harper keeps using his teammates' stuff

In the past week, Bryce Harper has appeared to use the batting gloves of Ryan Zimmerman and Ian Desmond, and the bat of Chad Tracy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 07/04/2013

The Davey Johnson bobblehead

Here's a look at the Davey Johnson bobblehead 15,000 fans will get on July 20.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013

SportsCenter asks Bryce Harper about RGIII

With the Nats' outfielder on to promote his All-Star candidacy, ESPN's signature program manages to sneak in a question about Robert Griffin III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:57 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Bryce Harper predictably homers, screams at Jayson Werth (Video)

Throwing bubble gum is out, screaming at each other is in.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:53 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Otto Porter excited to stay in Washington

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

The Nats skipper on Bryce being Bryce.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:57 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper's knee draws a crowd in Potomac

Looking sharp, knee!

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

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

Bryce Harper tweets for free Cap'n Crunch

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

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

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

Bryce Harper, his bobblehead and batting gloves

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

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

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

The lines at Bryce Harper bobblehead day

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

These videos need more roses and poetry.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

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

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:44 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

MLB to release Bryce Harper 'Warrior' T-shirt

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

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

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

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

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:15 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper's ghost story

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper on helium

Apparently, the Harper brothers love coloring.

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

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

Bryce Harper, in another Under Armour underwear ad

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

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

The Bryce Harper bobblehead

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

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

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

Nats call up minor-league beer vendor

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Bryce Harper, wearing a knee brace (updated)

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

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

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

Best Week in Washington Sports: Dr. James Andrews

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

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:51 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado talk about each other

Two of baseball's most exciting young stars spent five minutes on Wednesday talking about each other.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Bryce Harper modeling for Under Armour

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:16 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/28/2013

RGIII at Memorial Day Parade

Redskins quarterback rides through D.C. as an honorary Grand Marshal, but repeatedly tells media members that Monday's event was not about him.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Harry Reid draws analogy between Obama and Davey Johnson

Senate Majority Leader just can't stop talking about those plucky Washington Nationals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Bryce Harper writes 'Pray 4 OK' on his game cap

The Nats outfielder debuted his own personal tribute to tornado victims.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:16 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Bryce Harper on Gregor Blanco's triple: video

Watch Harper appear to pull up short on the Giants's game-tying triple in the bottom of the ninth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 05/20/2013

New York Post columnist says Caps have 'Culture of Losing'

Larry Brooks thinks the Caps have a 'culture of losing.' He should take a look at the Wizards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:46 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Stephen Strasburg has a career night

Everything came up Strasburg last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:55 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Bryce Harper's chin bandage

Like RGIII before him, Bryce Harper took the field on Wednesday night with a large bandage covering his chin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/16/2013

Bryce Harper's maybe, almost, not-quite concussion

"Nobody gets a concussion from getting hit on the chin."

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Bryce Harper mourns the loss of his beard

Not everyone was sorry to see the facial hair disappear.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell agree on Bryce Harper's toughness

Move over RGIII. Harper is the new bipartisan hope.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:49 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Bryce Harper says he'll play hard, 'even if it kills' him

The young athlete needs to #RespectTheWall

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Bryce Harper's crash into the wall, in images

Here are the scary visuals from Bryce Harper's terrifying crash into the right-field wall in L.A.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond's home run celebration

After Harper hits his 10th home run of the year, Ian Desmond pretends to punch him in the gut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Caps say there's no place like home

The home ice advantage is on everyone's mind.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Drew Storen: still anti-wave

As pro- and anti- wave arguments continue to swirl through the Nats clubhouse, one relief pitcher stands by his stand.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:55 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Davey Johnson on wearing a cup

Nats manager tells the Junkies he got banged in the privates during spring training, and other funny stuff.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 05/07/2013

The Caps' too many men penalty

The funniest image from game 3 in New York came after the Caps were whistled for too many men on the ice.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Bryce Harper tries comedy in new Geico ad

Hey, look. It's Bryce Harper wearing kids clothes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Davey Johnson was opposing manager for Tim Hudson's first, 200th win

The Nats manager will make a cameo in the record books.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Bryce Begins: Highlights from the Bryce Harper movie

The Bryce Harper movie that will debut on ESPN Tuesday night is about baseball, but it's also about a family watching a kid grow up.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:11 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond endorse the wave

While several Nats pitchers have spoken out against the wave, several Nats batters are now singing its praises.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:01 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Bryce Harper's ESPN the Magazine cover

A few weeks after landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Bryce Harper is on the cover of ESPN the Magazine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Gio Gonzalez with Ed Helms, Psy at WHCD

Ryan Zimmerman and Tyler Clippard also represented the Nats at the WHCD.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:05 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Bryce Harper film to debut on ESPN

MLB Productions and Jess Atkinson's 3 Penny Films have collaborated on an hour-long look at the first chapter of Bryce Harper's pro baseball career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper upset at the sale of his opening day jersey

It's been a tough week for Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:24 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper, looking ill

Bryce Harper spent the top of the sixth on Wednesday looking like he was going to vomit. He also doubled and scored a run in that frame.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Bryce Harper has a 'flu game'

Apparently Harper plays well with the flu.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Morning Pixels: The actual story of the Bullets' 1978 championship trophy

Irene Pollin came forward to dispute the original tale told by Ted Leonsis.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 04/11/2013

Bryce Harper's incredible solo home run (Video)

The Nats slugger hit his fourth home run of the season Wednesday. The longball went an estimated 420 feet.

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:58 AM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Davey Johnson suggests shooting Bryce Harper with a dart gun to slow him down

The Nats manager has an interesting solution to Harper's aggressiveness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson honored by D.C. Council (Video)

Video of the Nats star being honored at City Hall.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:07 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Bryce Harper honored by D.C. Council

A ceremonial resolution for Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 04/05/2013

MASN compares Bryce Harper and Babe Ruth

How long until we start comparing Bryce Harper to Babe Ruth? How about the first week of the kid's second season?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Bryce Harper has this week's fastest home run trot

After registering last season's two fastest home run trots as a rookie, Bryce Harper is sprinting again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Bryan Harper's mustache is magnificent

Brother of Bryce displays his world-class handlebar mustache at Hagerstown's media day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Morning Pixels: Stop comparing Bryce Harper to LeBron

Stop it. Stop it now.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Morning Pixels: Bryce Harper attends White House '42 screening

It's good to be Bryce Harper

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Nats fans sing 'Take on Me' during seventh-inning stretch

Michael Morse is gone to Seattle. His late-inning walk-up music has apparently been left behind. I think that's a good thing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Bryce Harper homers bring love sign, helmet snatching, weird handshakes

The 2012 season was filled with memorable celebratory gestures. The 2013 season is off to a similar start.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:03 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Harper homer caught by Werth look-a-like

The guy who caught Bryce Harper's first home run of 2013 looked quite a bit like Jayson Werth.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Guess the Nats player in the bunny suit

The Nats spend their last day of freedom in very different ways.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats players excited to be back in D.C.

It seems like all of D.C. has been waiting patiently for this day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:21 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Bryce Harper video playing in Times Square

Bryce Harper's face was staring out at Times Square during rush hour Thursday morning. Get used to it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Morning Pixels: Bryce Harper donates 40 bats to his former Nevada team

The bats were a big deal to a program that operates on a small budget.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Bryce Harper's 'I Play' video

Harper has some intense reasons for why he plays.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:52 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Bryce Harper's walk-up music: Moby, Imagine Dragons, Run-DMC

Harper's song choices are an interesting mix.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:14 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Bryce Harper's throw from left field to first (Video)

It's the stuff Spring Training is made of.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:41 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Morning pixels: The Nats have a book club

Morning pixels: The Nats have a book club

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Bryce Harper hugs Mickey Mouse, the video

In which our noble hero signs a bat for a mascot, and then gives said mascot a hearty hug.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Bryce Harper with Mickey Mouse

Nats wunderkind goes to the Wild World of Sports, hangs out with a mascot, generates pixels.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Morning Pixels: Nats merchandise sales soaring

Nats merchandise sales are up more than 250 percent year to year, according to one online retailer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Bryce Harper's Men's Health cover

Add another to the resume of the Nats cover boy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:51 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/25/2013

How and why Sports Illustrated photographed Bryce Harper at the Lincoln Memorial

How do you take a rookie of the year to the National Mall in full uniform and have no one notice? Do it early in the morning on a snowy Saturday in January.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Bryce Harper's newest commercial is neon

This ad shows a brighter, glowy side of Bryce Harper.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:57 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Jayson Werth's beard, Ian Desmond's mustache win Nats photo day

If you like photos of professional athletes with facial hair, this is the right post for you. Sorry, everyone else.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Bryce Harper on this week's Sports Illustrated cover

The Nats outfielder joins a small but mighty group of D.C. athletes to grace the magazine's cover.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:28 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Bryce Harper's newest commercial

Harper's gold cleats make a cameo appearance in this one.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Morning Pixels: Van Gundy still not high on John Wall

Even after some wins, Van Gundy still doesn't think Wall is a franchise player.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:29 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Scout on Bryce Harper: 'He's trying to be the Michael Jordan of baseball'

The scout also calls Harper "pretty darn good."

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:29 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Bryce Harper on signing a jersey for Stan Musial, being an RGIII fan

The Nats phenom was honored by a request from the late Cardinals great.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 01/28/2013

Sights from NatsFest

So much Natitude.

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:31 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Morning Pixels: NHL fans and special deals

Did Caps fans get their money's worth in giveaways?

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Bryce Harper's mohawk is no more

Harper got rid of the hairstyle that so many of you disapproved of.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Wilbon thinks Bryce Harper is lying about how often he showers

Now that sports media members must check every fact exhaustively, we have some troubling hygiene-related reportage in front of us.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Bryce Harper's Jimmy Kimmel appearance

The Nats outfielder made his late night debut on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."

By Sarah Kogod  |  07:31 AM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Bryce Harper hissing with a rose in his mouth

This kid really wants that video game cover.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:43 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/10/2013

Bryce Harper campaigning for MLB 13 cover

The Nats rookie is campaigning pretty hard

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Morning Pixels: Mike Shanahan, RGIII's knee and the media

Prominent media members line up to say that Mike Shanahan made the wrong call with Robert Griffin III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:49 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Morning Pixels: John Wall practices, everyone gushes

Positive John Wall pixels for everyone!

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:24 AM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/31/2012

D.C. athletes supporting the Redskins

It's one big happy D.C. sports family.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII's dad responds to Rob Parker

The comments on ESPN's "First Take" have drawn criticism from almost everywhere.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:18 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 11/22/2012

Bryce Harper, Nats on RGIII

Several of the Nats' key young players comment on the remarkable Thanksgiving performance by the Redskins quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:02 PM ET, 11/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012

Morning Pixels: Which Wizard would you put in a boxing ring?

An amusing exchange in Wizards the locker room poses the question of which Wizard could hold his own in a fight.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 11/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Bryce Harper on RGIII

This D.C. sports mutual admiration society thing keeps growing, as the NL Rookie of the Year heaps praise on the Redskins quarterback.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Bryce Harpers new commercial is intense

This new Bryce Harper commercial might be painful for some Nats fans.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Baby RGIII, locked-out hockey player and other Halloween costumes

There was not shortage of people dressed as RGIII last night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:56 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:42 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Bryce Harper’s Halloween clown costume

If you thought Bryce Harper wouldn't show up for Halloween in a clown costume with RGIII socks, you haven't been paying attention.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Redskins, Wizards tweet about Sandy

DMV athletes have the same concerns and questions about Sandy as the rest of us.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:15 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2012

Morning Pixels: Some fans defending DeAngelo Hall

There are still some fans out there willing to stand up for the embattled cornerback

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012

Morning Pixels: Top young D.C. athletes

The list of the best D.C. athletes under 25 is definitely hot for debate.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:22 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Bryce Harper and RGIII bond over socks

The D.C. sports superstars connect on Twitter over a pair of socks.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:47 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Bryce Harper’s red contact lenses

Here's an explanation of Harper's latest eye-catching approach to the baseball field.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Morning Pixels: Welcoming playoff baseball to D.C.

It's a big day for baseball fans in the District.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:04 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Sports anchor channels Bryce Harper’s war paint

Inspired by Bryce Harper's war paint, Michael Jenkins painted his face pink and called himself pretty.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Bryce Harper: ‘Do I look overanxious?’

When a reporter asked Harper is he's pressing, the rookie outfielder suggested a career change to the coaching profession.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:19 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 PM ET, 10/08/2012

Bryce Harper’s war paint in St. Louis

Bryce Harper got people talking with an awful large smear of the black stuff under his eyes Monday in St. Louis.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Drake LaRoche, luckiest 9-year old in America

Adam LaRoche's son sticks with the team as Washington marches into the postseason for the first time in 79 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012

Drake LaRoche, luckiest 10-year old in America

Adam LaRoche's son sticks with the team as Washington marches into the postseason for the first time in 79 years.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Morning Pixels: Nats on Broadway?

It's time to Photoshop the Nats as a Broadway musical. Why not?

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:18 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Nats ratings, merchandise sales still spiking

Ratings, merchandise sales, Natitude shooters, and other off-the-field developments for the NL East champs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:17 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012

Jayson Werth tried to talk economic policy with Ben Bernanke

The Nats outfielder wanted to talk about economic policy, but the Fed Chairman wanted to talk about balls and strikes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012

A look at the Sun Monster

Want to imagine what it’s like trying to catch a baseball in center field of Nats Park during a matinee? Check this out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Bryce Harper foul ball smashes window

At least two Nationals at-bats on Sunday proved that foul balls are dangerous.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:16 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII taking some big hits

The Redskins prize quarterback is getting banged up, and it’s scary.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:38 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Davey Johnson: ‘What’s the big deal?’ (video)

Nats skipper’s reaction to his team’s playoff berth is as classic as all his reactions have been.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Video of Wale and Bryce Harper at Ben’s

ESPN First Take has a brief video of the two D.C. stars eating french fries.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/20/2012

Morning pixels: ESPN the Mag’s D.C. issue

Here’s how good the good times are: a national magazine is planning a D.C.-themed issue. About sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012

Now You Know: Bryce Harper explains his batting ritual

Harper’s elaborate batting prep has history, but no reason.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:19 AM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning pixels: Does Josh Morgan earn the knucklehead crown?

Tell us whether Sunday’s penalty belongs on the the short list of Redskins blunders.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Bryce Harper and Wale at Ben’s Chili Bowl

The Nats superstar and D.C. rapper made an interesting pair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:48 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012

Mark DeRosa on Bryce Harper’s ‘hilarious’ base-running

Nats utility guy tells MLB Network that Harper runs the bases ‘like he’s still playing tee ball.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012

Davey Johnson says Bryce Harper might be his favorite player of all time

Nats manager says his teenaged rookie is ‘just a dandy’ and ‘wonderful to watch.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Bryce Harper breaks another belt

Nats irrepressible rookie outfielder demolishes a belt, gets a new one from the bullpen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/10/2012

Morning pixels: Redskins won the trade

If RGIII had tossed up a clunker in his first career start, patience would be the word. After that game? Forget patience.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012

Bryce Harper and the Nats rookies as Olympic gymnasts

This year’s Nats rookie dress-up day pays homage to those gold-winning U.S. gymnasts. In leotards.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:54 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Mike Rizzo: Media’s Strasburg/Harper obsession ‘boggles my mind’

Nats GM says his first-place team’s other players ‘deserve better’ than they’ve gotten this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:23 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012

Bryce Harper homers, flashes hand signals

Nats rookie blasts two homers against the Cubs, introducing yet another home-run celebration to Nats Park.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)