DC Sports Bog: Kristina Akra


Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Kristina Akra on leaving MASN for MLB Network

Former Nats sideline reporter reflects on her year with the team, and her new MLB Network show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kristina Akra, Media, MLB Network, Nats

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Kristina Akra to MLB Network

The second biggest mystery of the Nats offseason is solved.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kristina Akra, Media, MLB Network, Nats

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Kristina Akra leaving MASN

After a year of sideline reporting for the Nats broadcasts on MASN, Kristina Akra is leaving for another opportunity.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kristina Akra, MASN, Media, Nats

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012

Rizzo calls for Davey Johnson as manager of the year

It’s mid-September and the Nationals are lobbying for postseason awards, which is another welcome change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Mike Rizzo, Kristina Akra, 106.7 The Fan

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012

John Lannan’s family gives him an ovation

Stephen Strasburg’s replacement helped the Nats win in New York, and his family members were pleased.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:32 PM ET, 09/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  John Lannan, MASN, Kristina Akra, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012

Bryce Harper has baseball’s two fastest home run trots this season

Nats outfielder knows where he’s going, and doesn’t bother to take much time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Dick Vitale visits with the Nats

The ESPN analyst took some time to pose with the team.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:34 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez, Davey Johnson, Kristina Akra

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Michael Morse takes credit for ‘low tens’ celebration

Nats slugger dude says the team’s new home run celebration is ‘bringing back old school.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Michael Morse, MASN, Kristina Akra

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Nats owner on Bryce Harper’s joy

Mark Lerner says rookie phenom has offered ‘kind of a joy rub’ for the first-place Nats.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:27 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Mark Lerner, Kristina Akra, Bryce Harper, MASN, Natitude

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 06/06/2012

Morning pixels: Washington is cised for Bryce

A walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th makes more people go batty for the Nats’ 19-year old star.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:01 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Kristina Akra, Danny Cruz, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Bob Carpenter responds to Howard Bryant

MASN play-by-play voice takes ESPN columnist to task for his recent Stephen Strasburg work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bob Carpenter, F.P. Santangelo, Howard Bryant, Stephen Strasburg, Drew Storen, Bill Cowher, Henry Rodriguez, Kristina Akra

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Kristina Akra gets doused with Ga­tor­ade again

New MASN sideline reporter has covered 12 Nats wins; three times, she’s wound up covered in Ga­tor­ade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:15 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Kristina Akra, Ian Desmond, Rick Ankiel

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Kristina Akra, new MASN reporter

The new addition to Nationals broadcasts is a former Florida dancer and SEC football reporter who is covering baseball for the first time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Nats | Tags:  Kristina Akra

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Morning pixels: Ovechkin praise

For what feels like the first time in a long time, a non-local voice is heaping praise on Alex Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, DeAngelo Hall, Kristina Akra, Braden Holtby, Jordan Crawford, Edwin Jackson