DC Sports Bog: Ted Leonsis


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 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 10:01 AM ET, 02/07/2014

John Kerry visits with the Caps (photos, video)

The secretary of state came to wish Team USA players good luck on their way to Sochi.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:01 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps, John Carlson, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Ted Leonsis on why he blogs

Wizards and Caps owner talks about feeding the monsters. That means us.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:50 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/22/2014

Ted Leonsis on eventually circumventing Comcast SportsNet

Wizards/Caps owner seems to be counting the days until he can cut out the middle man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, Monumental Network, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Ted Leonsis wants more pixels, and more standards

Caps owner talks about a big tent, and the value of facts, and the problems with rumors.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:26 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Dan Snyder, Redskins, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/06/2014

The Ted’s Take Jinx?

While the Wizards and Capitals’ owner thinks the Post might have a jinx, his blog has taken out plenty of his own players.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Kanye on Jordan and the Wizards

Kanye West says the world should not have let Michael Jordan play for the Wizards. All Wizards fans agree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Bradley Beal, Kanye, Michael Jordan, Morning pixels, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Ted Leonsis’s existential defense

Ted Leonsis’s new defense strategy to ‘playoffs or bust’ mantra is very simple: What does ‘bust’ actually mean?

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:24 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Leonsis on Monumental Network’s future

Caps and Wizards owner again makes it clear that the future of his teams on television will be much different than the status quo.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Monumental Network, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Ted Leonsis, Thom Loverro and Facebook

Caps and Wizards owner chirps Washington Times columnist on social media.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:27 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Media, Ted Leonsis, Thom Loverro

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 10/31/2013

Ted Leonsis paid a man $100 to stop singing ‘American Pie’

That’s the kind of thing you can do when you’re a billionaire and somebody is being annoying.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:47 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 10/11/2013

The Wizards, Monumental Network and online streaming

Ted Leonsis says he wanted to stream Tuesday’s preseason Wizards game on his online network. So what happened?

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Leonsis on D.C. Winter Classic location: 'I think Nats Park would be a natural place'

The Caps owner couldn't commit to a game inside the beltway.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nationals Park, Ted Leonsis, Winter Classic

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Ted Leonsis on Wizards 'prima donnas'

The Wizards team owner says he's had some experience with diva athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Ted Leonsis declines to discuss Redskins name

Leonsis admitted that he has his own name change debate to worry about.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:19 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/07/2013

Leonsis: "I don't see any weaknesses'

Caps owner tells ESPN 980 that his hockey team has depth, and he doesn't see any weaknesses.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Morning pixels, Redskins, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Ted Leonsis still thinks the Nats are baseball's best team

Ted Leonsis still thinks the Nats are the best team in Major League Baseball, and still wants them to serve as a reminder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Caps, ESPN 980, Nats, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Ted Leonsis on Bradley Beal and Jan Vesely

Wizards owner says Bradley Beal looks more like a man, and Jan Vesely might be 7-foot-1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Jan Vesely, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/26/2013

Ted Leonsis: Nats should be an example for the Caps

Ted Leonsis tells media members that the Nationals’ 2013 should serve as a cautionary tale for his Capitals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nats, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Reporter asks Leonsis about Ernie Grunfeld

Many fans grouse that Ted Leonsis is too patient with his general managers. One reporter put that question to the owner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Owens, Ernie Grunfeld, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/17/2013

Ted Leonsis on the Caps and the media

Ted Leonsis describes how The Post’s indifference to hockey forced him to create a media empire or something.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Media, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Ted Leonsis bought his Nats playoff tickets

Caps owner declares he still believes in Natitude, and backs up his words with a ticket purchase.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nats, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Ted Leonsis on Washington’s Olympics bid

Caps and Wizards owner says the 2024 bid is a 'once in a lifetime' chance for this region.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Nats, Olympics, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Grantland responds to Ted Leonsis

Grantland wrote something about the Wizards, so Ted Leonsis wrote something about Grantland, so Grantland mentioned Ted Leonsis on a podcast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill Simmons, ESPN, Grantland, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 08/01/2013

Ted Leonsis is even skinnier

Local owner talks about giving John Wall a max deal; looks incredibly skinny.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:54 AM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013

WNBA players congratulate Mystics Coach Mike Thibault for win record

The Kastles weren't the only D.C. team making history this week.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Thibault, Monique Currie, Mystics, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 06/25/2013

Abe Pollin's son 'vehemently opposed' to 'Bullets' name change

Robert Pollin says the franchise shouldn't be 'distracted by things that won't make one whit of difference in terms of making the Wizards a winner.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abe Pollin, Robert Pollin, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Wizards will 'probably not' return to Bullets

Most D.C. sports fans are against a Redskins name change. But the name change they do want is unlikely to happen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Gilbert Arenas, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Wale name-drops Ted Leonsis in new track

Using an owner's name in a hip-hop track makes for good blogging, especially when lyrics sites have no idea who said owner is.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Ted Leonsis, Wale, Wizards

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/16/2013

La Canfora: Caps 'nowhere near' a Stanley Cup

If you want to read a strong, pointed column about the failures of the Washington Capitals, listen to Jason La Canfora on the radio.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Jason La Canfora, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Tony Kornheiser slams Caps fans

Tony Kornheiser lives in a different universe than I do, but in his universe, this is what Caps fans are like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN 980, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Ted Leonsis won't talk about the Stanley Cup

Caps owner takes a more conservative tone as his team heads into its sixth straight postseason.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Caps, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Evaluating Ted Leonsis's torso

The team owner appears to be working on his fitness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:07 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Bradley Beal, Ted Leonsis, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Leonsis on the Caps' late-season surge

During an in-game interview with the Wizards' TV crew, Ted Leonsis also talked about his surging hockey team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Ted Leonsis

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

Leonsis: Wizards want to keep Wall for 'a long, long time'

Wizards owner talks to Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier as yet another lottery season comes to a close.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/15/2013

On the Wizards and optimism

The Wizards have been optimistic for the past few weeks. This is something of an annual tradition 'round here.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ernie Grunfeld, John Wall, Martell Webster, Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Digital 'statues' of Alex Ovechkin and John Wall coming to Ballston

Visitors to the Caps practice facility will soon see digital video likenesses of some of D.C.'s biggest stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Morning Pixels: John Thompson on the Big East pimps

Proud Georgetown leader and alum thinks 'Cuse will regret its changing conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, Georgetown, John Thompson, Morning pixels, Syracuse, Ted Leonsis

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

Flip Saunders told Ted Leonsis to get rid of the knuckleheads

Former Wizards coach told current Wizards owner that to succeed, he needed to overhaul his roster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Flip Saunders, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 02/22/2013

A new big three announces its departure

Two years ago, the Wizards had a new big three, according to Ted Leonsis. Two-thirds of it is now gone. Jason Collins, though.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Crawford, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Ted Leonsis on 'Redskins,' 'Bullets' and 'Wizards'

Wizards owner talks about the name of the football team, the name of the basketball team, and people getting overly excited about names.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Dan Snyder, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards, WMAL

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Leonsis calls loss to Penguins 'unacceptable'

Capitals owner says ‘the fans are very unhappy, and ownership’s very unhappy’ with the start to this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Caps, Ted Leonsis, WMAL

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Dan Snyder's radio station asks if Ted Leonsis gets a free pass

ESPN 980 hosts ask listeners whether the Caps and Wizards owner deserves more scrutiny for his struggling teams.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN 980, Media, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Ted Leonsis loses weight, talks about owning a sports network

Even more talk from the Wizards and Caps owner about why his group needs ownership in a sports network. Also, he lost a bunch of weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:18 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Media, Monumental Network, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Ted Leonsis to Wizards fans: 'I apologize'

Wizards owner praises the chemistry in his locker room, but admits to talent deficiencies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wizards, WTOP

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Leonsis on Verizon Center ticketing and security

Caps and Wizards owner talks about the issues that troubled some fans at the hockey team's home opener.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:43 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Ted Leonsis, Wizards, WTOP

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Ted Leonsis says Alex Ovechkin 'needs to play better'

Capitals owner also cautions fans to be patient after an offseason coaching change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Ted Leonsis, WTOP

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Ted Leonsis on Comcast SportsNet and Monumental Network

Wizards and Caps owner says the future of his organization is either starting or owning a piece of a regional sports network.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Media, Ted Leonsis, Wizards, WTOP

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 01/24/2013

Ted Leonsis wants to see .500 basketball for the rest of this season

Wizards owner is hoping to see 'playoff-caliber' basketball over the next several months.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:34 PM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Hellie, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Ted Leonsis: 'We have a lot to atone for'

Caps owner's pre-season media tour continues with an apology to fans on WTOP.

By Dan Steinberg  |  05:14 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Leonsis: 'I understand why the fans are unhappy'

In advance of season-opener, Caps owner tells Comcast SportsNet that the lockout is 'behind [us]'

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:47 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Wale's incredible Redskins bling

This tribute needs an insurance policy and a body guard.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:23 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wale, Wizards

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012

The Wizards are still positive

Tony Kornheiser sees no reason for positive pixels about the Wizards. Ted Leonsis seems to disagree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Morning Pixels: RGIII in the British press

The legend of Robert Griffin III hops across the pond with a feature and graphic in the Times of London.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Morning pixels, Redskins, RGIII, Steve Buckhantz, Ted Leonsis, Terps, Wizards

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Leonsis: I support Jan Vesely'

Wizards owner comes out in support of his many young players, and especially the first-round pick from 2011.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Jordan Crawford says Wizards have best fans in the NBA

The local NBA fan base has taken its fair share of shots over the years, but Crawford says it's the NBA's best.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:47 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Crawford, Ted Leonsis, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Tony Kornheiser on Wizards: I watch it because I'm into self flagellation.'

The grumpy radio personality has a point you might actually agree with.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:45 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 11/13/2012

Ted Leonsis on the Wizards free throw problem

Ted Leonsis continues pointing out that Washington just isn't getting much love on the free-throw line.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:30 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Flip Saunders on ESPN, John Wall and the Wizards

Former Wizards coach reflects on his time in Washington, the current Wizards, and the progress of John Wall.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:19 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, ESPN, Flip Saunders, John Wall, Media, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Ted Leonsis shoots hoops with John Wall

During Wizards training camp at George Mason, the team owner and injured star popped some J's.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012

ESPN the Magazine says Wizards have worst fan relations in major pro sports

For the 11 billionth year in a row, D.C. sports franchises don’t fare too well in ESPN’s Ultimate Franchise rankings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  ESPN, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012

Morning pixels: Are the Nats challenging the Redskins’ predominance?

It’s probably a silly and meaningless debate, but no, the Nats are not yet on top in this market.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:40 AM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Andy Feffer, Bryce Harper, Davey Johnson, Andray Blatche, Bryce Harper, Walter Johnson, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/13/2012

John Harbaugh wants the Ravens to be Washington’s AFC team

After a practice session at the Naval Academy, Baltimore’s football coach says there’s enough room for his team, too.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, NFL | Tags:  John Harbaugh, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Morning pixels: Randy Edsall talks about names on uniforms

Maryland football coach tells Baltimore’s 105.7 that adding back the names on uniforms is a nod to Terps tradition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Nats | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Ryan Zimmerman, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Ted Leonsis, Gabby Douglas

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Katie Ledecky with Michael Jordan and Ted Leonsis

More than a decade before she won Olympic gold, the Bethesda native chilled in the MCI Center owner’s box.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Katie Ledecky, Michael Jordan, Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Andray Blatche, Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012

John Wall says it’s time for playoffs, All-Star game

Longest tenured Wizard tells Hoops World, ‘It’s all up to me to lead my team.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:54 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Remembering Andray Blatche

Maligned Wizards big man had some nice moments in D.C., but he'll be remembered for his share of follies.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:49 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Ted Leonsis, Flip Saunders

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Ted Leonsis explains why he’s giving up e-mail

Famously accessible Caps and Wizards owner is unplugging his public e-mail accounts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:45 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Morning pixels: Nats are co-NL favorites

Actual betting lines indicate that the Nats and Giants are now co-favorites to win the National League pennant.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Natitude, Gio Gonzalez, Stephen Strasburg, Ted Leonsis, Lorenzo Alexander, Ryan Zimmerman

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 06/28/2012

Morning pixels: Wizards and NBA draft night

The only thing we know for certain about tonight’s draft is that nothing is certain.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Redskins, Nats, Minor League Baseball | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Bryce Harper, Michael Morse, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 06/25/2012

David Stern tells Mike Wise he’d do Jim Rome interview differently

NBA commissioner acknowledges he overreacted, but says “a guy’s allowed to have some fun.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:18 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, NBA | Tags:  David Stern, Jim Rome, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012

The D.C. Council hearing on Verizon Center signage

More than three hours of hearings included Ted Leonsis on his teams, and a Caps fan who loves espresso.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Verizon Center, D.C. Council, Ronald Moten

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 06/19/2012

Morning pixels: The origins of the ‘clown question’ phrase

Bryce Harper’s older brother, a Nats farmhand, reveals the etymology of his younger brother’s most famous phrase.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Caps, Redskins | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Bryan Harper, Drew Storen, Gio Gonzalez, Wale, Jesus Flores, Dan Snyder, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012

Verizon Center seeking pixels upgrade

With the outside screens at D.C.’s arena looking like relics from the ‘90s, Ted Leonsis pushes for an upgrade.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:56 PM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Morning pixels: Doc Rivers takes a shot at the Wizards

Celtics coach tells ESPN.com that he explicitly wanted to avoid the Wizards’ philosophy.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:51 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Andray Blatche, Flip Saunders, Ted Leonsis, Doc Rivers, F.P. Santangelo

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012

Morning pixels: Leonsis responds to being called ‘cheap’

Leonsis responds and saying goodbye to Mike Knuble.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Mystics, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Wizards, Capitals, Caps, Nationals, Nats, Dan Dnyder, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, Mike Knuble, Mystics, Matee Ajavon, Natasha Lacey

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Morning pixels: Davey Johnson is in Men in Black 3

Nats skipper has a weird cameo in the new movie, thanks to his role in the 1969 World Series.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Davey Johnson, Lucas Giolito, Randy Wittman, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Zach Leonsis’s good luck charms

Wizards’ rep at Wednesday’s draft lottery will have two wedding bands and a Greek trinket in his pocket.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Ernie Grunfeld, Irene Pollin, Zach Leonsis

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Morning pixels: Someone threw something at Bryce Harper

No batteries, perhaps, but a bit of garbage fluttered toward the Nats outfielder during the ninth inning Monday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Tiger Woods, Eric Bickel, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Morning pixels: Worst loss in Caps history?

At least a few longtime Caps fans put Monday night’s disaster near the top of the list.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:58 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats | Tags:  Joel Ward, Robert Griffin III, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Morning pixels: Thomas Boswell, D.C. sports fan

Of all the awesome things that happened Wednesday night, Boz’s performance on Twitter was close to the top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Morning pixels: Boston fans love Mike Wise

Fans of both the Bruins and the Caps think Wise’s woe-is-me Game 7 column was a disaster.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Mike Wise, Ted Leonsis, Robert Griffin III, Davey Johnson

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Morning pixels: The Ernie Grunfeld era continues

With the Wizards’ front-office leader back for another season, let’s remember the coverage when he was first hired.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards, Nats | Tags:  Ernie Grunfeld, Ted Leonsis, Abe Pollin, Michael Jordan, Gio Gonzalez, Nene

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012

Morning pixels: Dale Hunter and Boston

Caps boss was at the center of one of the most contentious postseason battles involving Washington and Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Dale Hunter, Mike Milbury, Jayson Werth, Ted Leonsis, Patrick Holloway, Ryan Kerrigan, Jonathan Tsipis

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Ted not a fan of Wizards April Fools’ story

A harmless prank blog post goes wrong.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, April Fools, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Morning pixels: Welcome Sarah Kogod to the Bog

Introducing a new morning feature and Dan Steinberg’s new blogging partner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sarah Kogod, Alex Ovechkin, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Pat Sajak, London Fletcher

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Nene will not run the wrong way like JaVale McGee

New Wizards big man says if he ever runs back on D while his team’s on O, ‘I need to do drug test.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nene, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, JaVale McGee

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Ted Leonsis has a rally poncho

Wizards and Caps owner isn’t above wearing a Mexican poncho to help his teams come back.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Seth Hurwitz, Zach Leonsis, Rally Poncho

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Ted Leonsis has ‘no beef’ with Post sports blogs

Wizards and Caps owner does think we should cover more high school sports, an idea with which I completely disagree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:31 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Most Caps season ticket prices to increase for fifth straight year

Owner Ted Leonsis announces the increase in an e-mail, although he says some prices will actually go down.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Ted Leonsis on print media

Tough news for print media companies seems to be bringing the Caps and Wizards owner down. Be happy. You can do it.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:32 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Media, Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Ted Leonsis responds to Post story on Wizards tickets

After The Post publishes a story about Wizards ticket demand, the team’s owner accuses us of ’harboring criminals.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Ted Leonsis is staying calm

Wizards have been pummeled by weeks of wicked pixels, but their owner says the team is ‘pretty much where I expected.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Ted Leonsis

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Rent Wizards suite, meet Gheorghe Muresan

For $2,500, you can get $500 worth of food and drinks, Wizards hats, and a visit with Big Gheorghe.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gheorghe Muresan, Verizon Center, Ted Leonsis