DC Sports Bog: George Will


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 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 08:29 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Why does President Obama keep picking against D.C. schools?

He might live in Washington, but the president isn’t handing out local freebies in the NCAA tournament.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, Morning pixels, NCAA Tournament, Obama

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 03/06/2014

A short history of George McPhee being happy at the trade deadline

Every year, the Caps GM is happy at the trade deadline. Which makes sense. But this is just chum for angry fans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, George McPhee

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 02/28/2014

The George Washington-George Mason Tri-Corner Hat Trophy

Local Atlantic 10 rivals unveil their annual athletic competition trophy, and it’s perfect.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:12 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason, George Washington

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/13/2014

George Mason band, president chant ‘No School’

The Green Machine is great. Also, they got George Mason’s president to chant about school being canceled.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/10/2014

VCU band distracts George Mason with Miley Cyrus cat

‘VCU band distracts George Mason with Miley Cyrus cat’ is the headline and also the story summary.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason, VCU

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 12/06/2013

George Washington coaches wear buff sports coats

Mike Lonergan and his assistants participated in the Colonials’ ‘Buff Out’ this week. They looked buff, or whatever.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:57 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, Mike Lonergan

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/06/2013

George Mason’s new Patriot head

The Mason men’s and women’s basketball teams will take the court this year after emerging from the maw of a terrifying patriot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 11/01/2013

GW baseball team plays tee ball in costumes (Video)

When Bane says he’s safe, he’s safe.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:02 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, GW, GWU

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Charles Krauthammer and George Will debate ‘Redskins’

Two conservative heavyweights take opposite side on the issue that might single-handedly cause one bloggers typing fingers to lock into grotesque twigs.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:36 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charles Krauthammer, George Will, Media, Redskins

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 10/15/2013

GW and George Mason introduce Tri-Corner Hat Trophy

George Mason and George Washington jointly announce a Revolutionary Rivalry.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:55 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason, George Washington

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 09/04/2013

George Mason’s new basketball court

Patriots join several other local schools in adopting a new look for their basketball floor this summer.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason, George Washington, James Madison

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 08/26/2013

George Mason pep band covers Skrillex

Doc Nix and the Green Machine continue to go places few basketball pep bands venture.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Doc Nix, George Mason, Green Machine

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 07/23/2013

GW unveils redesigned court (Video)

The university unveiled the new design with a time-lapse video.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:43 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, GW

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013

When Deacon Jones joined the Redskins

NFL Hall of Famer may not have been known for his time in D.C., but he sure made for great newspaper copy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Deacon Jones, George Allen, Morning pixels, Redskins

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 05/20/2013

George Washington announces new court design

The new design includes a social media hashtag.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:37 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington, GW, GWU

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/03/2013

SI on Alex Ovechkin's relationship with Maria Kirilenko

Caps wingertells Sports Illustrated that his relationship with the tennis star means 'no more crazy stuff.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, George McPhee, Maria Kirilenko, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 04/24/2013

MC Hammer, Alex Len, George McPhee fist pumps at Caps game

Because a mere division title wasn't exciting enough, Tuesday night's tilt also featured an '80s rapper, a Maryland big man and a fist-pumping GM.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:16 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Caps, George McPhee, MC Hammer

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Morning Pixels: McPhee says Caps are 'in here to win'

Caps GM tells LaVar Arrington that 'management will do whatever it takes to win' in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:14 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, George McPhee, Morning pixels

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 04/03/2013

George Mason goes 'Back to the RAC'

College fair at Patriot Center means the Patriots are playing a postseason game at the 1500-seat RAC.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Mason

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Jack Pardee and the Redskins

Jack Pardee's three years as Redskins head coach are largely forgotten among praise for George Allen and Joe Gibbs. Let's remember.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Allen, Jack Pardee, Joe Gibbs, Redskins

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013

GW women's coach hits over-the-head halfcourt shot

GW women's coach hits over-the-head halfcourt shot

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Washington

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/13/2013

GW men's basketball does the Harlem Shake

The latest dance craze hit's local campus.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dancing, George Washington, GW

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Local hoops junkie attends 500th Division I game

You might like going to college basketball games a lot, but Seth Maiman likes it more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Fans, George Washington, Georgetown

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Brendon Ayanbadejo getting his MBA at GW

GW has a Super Bowl Champion on it's campus.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:18 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brendon Ayanbadejo, George Washington, Ravens

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/17/2013

McPhee says Ovechkin's lifestyle will change

GM of the Caps says an engaged Ovechkin is 'not going to be living the way he used to live, and that's ok with us.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, George McPhee

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/16/2013

George McPhee says Caps got 'fair and reasonable' schedule

Caps general manager says his team aggressively cooperates with the NHL on scheduling, and was treated fairly as a result.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, DC101, George McPhee

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 10/16/2012

George Allen visits the Redskins Radio Network broadcast booth

If you like politics mixed with football, you'll love reading the transcript of George Allen's appearance on the Redskins play-by-play broadcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:31 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, George Allen, Larry Michael, Redskins

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012

Ben Bernanke is a huge Nats fan

Fed chairman keeps showing up at Nats Park, in a faded red Curly W hat. Go say hi. He loves that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Al Hunt, Ben Bernanke, George Will, Luke Russert, Nats

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 08/22/2012

The time George W. Bush gave Juan Dixon his cell number

When the Terps visited the White House, their shooting guard got them digits.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps | Tags:  Juan Dixon, Gary Williams, ESPN 980, George W. Bush

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 08/22/2012

GW joins ‘You Can Play’ movement

With this video for the ‘You Can Play’ movement, GW joins some high profile schools in promising locker rooms free of discrimination.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:41 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, College Football, College Lacrosse, College Soccer | Tags:  George Washington University, GWU

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 07/11/2012

George Will made historical flashcards for the Nats

Conservative columnist and diehard baseball lover is helping Stephen Strasburg learn the presidents what what what?

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Stephen Strasburg, Ted Lerner, Gio Gonzalez, George Will, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012

When Tony Kornheiser told Adam Oates to get out

One-time Washington Post columnist was not amused by the wrangling when the new Caps coach was a player in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Adam Oates, Tony Kornheiser, George McPhee

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Throwbacks: Bruce Allen sad after a Super Bowl loss

In our latest image from the archives, it’s Bruce Allen, having a moment, after his father’s Redskins lost a chance at a title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:22 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Bruce Allen, George Allen, Super Bowl

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 06/12/2012

The anniversary of signing Sammy Baugh

Seventy-five years ago this week, the future greatest quarterback in Redskins history signed a contract with the team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:04 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Sammy Baugh, George Preston Marshall

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Morning pixels: Do the Caps need to be entertaining?

Should the Caps consider entertainment value in hiring their next coach? At least one expert says yes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bob McKenzie, Dale Hunter, George McPhee, JaVale McGee

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Morning pixels: That was a bad weekend

The whole optimistic ‘D.C. Spring’ thing hit a speed bump over the weekend. And then the speed bump hit back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Henry Rodriguez, Bryce Harper, Joey Votto, Nick Young, George McPhee

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 04/04/2012

When the Redskins challenged all college football teams

Back in 1938, the Skins took out an ad in ‘Washington Shopping News,’ challenging the nation’s college football teams.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:48 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  George Preston Marshall

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012

George the Animal Steele on Andre the Giant and the Redskins

Former wrestling great says he convinced Vince McMahon Sr. that Andre shouldn’t play football.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Andre the Giant, George the Animal Steele

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Dexter Manley on Joe Gibbs and incentives

Former Redskins great confirms he got paid for hitting the quarterback, but never for causing injury.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:56 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Dexter Manley, George Starke, Joe Gibbs, Bobby Beathard, Jack Kent Cooke, Gregg Williams

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 03/06/2012

George Starke: Joe Gibbs would hand out 100 dollar bills for hits on QBs

Former Hog says George Allen once placed a $200 bounty on Roger Staubach.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Joe Gibbs, George Starke, Gregg Williams, George Allen, Roger Staubach

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012

George McPhee on Alex Ovechkin’s weight

Caps GM says his superstar has dropped 18 pounds from his maximum weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  George McPhee, Dale Hunter, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Maryland hosts Shirley Povich event

Tuesday night panel will include Kornheiser, Aldridge, Graham, Bradlee, Denlinger, Leavy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:42 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media | Tags:  Shirley Povich, Tony Kornheiser, Don Graham, Ben Bradlee, Jane Leavy, David Aldridge, Ken Denlinger, George Solomon

Posted at 07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012

The Redskins moved to Washington 75 years ago this week

Actually, the interesting stuff happened 75 years ago in December, but the archives from this week were still awesome.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:33 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Redskins | Tags:  Shirley Povich, George Marshall, Ray Flaherty

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 01/20/2010

Vinny Cerrato talks George Michael

In what I believe were his first public comments since he resigned/was let go by the Redskins, Vinny Cerrato made a return to the local radio airwaves on Wednesday to discuss George Michael. The legendary sports broadcaster's memorial service is Thursday, and Cerrato had an extremely close relationship to Michael,...

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 01/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Redskins | Tags:  Daniel Snyder, George Michael, Mike Wise, Redskins, Vinny Cerrato