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Box Seats: December, 2011

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Wizards 2012 season preview: Will new year bring new results?

The Wizards are set to embark on Year 2 ½ of their rebuilding project with a team that is heavy on potential and light on experience. Here’s a player-by-player look at the roster.

By Lee Friedman  |  12:38 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards, Lee Friedman

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 12/19/2011

MLS has something the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A don’t: competitive balance

In at least one way, MLS is infinitely better than the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A. And that’s competitive balance.

By Jeff Maurer  |  03:57 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Jeff Maurer

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Redskins provide reason for optimism with win over Giants

Oddly, the Redskins are playing their best football of the season with nothing to play for — but that’s reason for optimism heading into next season.

By Evan Bliss  |  02:01 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 12/16/2011

Capitals are hearing crickets at Verizon Center

The Caps now sit second in their division, just a point ahead of the Jets, and an unimpressive seventh in the Eastern Conference. But I don’t need to tell you how the Caps are doing — you’re hearing it everywhere, and if you’re at games, you might be feeling it, too.

By Nicole Weissman  |  01:06 PM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Dale Hunter makes Capitals watchable again

The Capitals aren’t “there” yet under Dale Hunter, but you can see flashes.

By Ryan Cooper  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 12/09/2011

Chris Paul trade veto shows it’s time for David Stern to go

You have to have certain ethical and moral lines you won’t cross to please your superiors. NBA Commissioner David Stern apparently makes up his lines as he goes along, and for that, it’s time for him to go.

By Lee Friedman  |  04:27 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA, Lee Friedman

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Fred Davis, Trent Williams put team second as Redskins lose to Jets

Losing players to injury, season-ending or week to week, is one thing, but losing two starters for at least four games because of their own selfish actions is just plain disgraceful.

By Evan Bliss  |  01:35 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Rooting for the Redskins to lose is a terrible idea

This week there has been a vocal segment of Redskins fans bemoaning the Redskins win in Seattle. But believe it or not, creative a culture of winning is more important than moving a few rungs up the draft board.

By Jason Woodmansee  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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