An Update on Today’s News – Ted’s TakeWashington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis issued a statement via his blog about the recent Post article on his bid to buy the Wizards, Verizon Center and the D.C. Ticketmaster franchise outright from the estate of Abe Pollin. This is a “calm down everyone” move, but perhaps also a [...]
Archive for January, 2010
Bunch Of Phonies Mourn J.D. Salinger – The Onion
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There is a lot going on in Washington sports and I don’t have much time to blog about it.
DC Sports Bog is on fire with Nats caravan & interview transcripts, Redskins slowness to integrate black into uniforms (this time its a good thing), Nats winter caravan continues and is at Ben’s Chili Bowl right now. [...]
Bloodied Caps fan: “I thought I was a goner” – DC Sports Bog, The PostA Capitals fan celebrating his 80th birthday took a puck to the head the other night and Cheryl Nichols (of Capitals News Network) got the photos and Dan Steinberg got the whole story.
The Caps won again last night, dropping 7 on [...]
The Nats Winter Caravan starts today with stops at the Clarendon Hard Times Cafe (mmmm, Hard Times) and Build-A-Bear in Tysons Corner. Danny Espinosa, SS prospect Drew Storen, pitching prospect, Jim Riggleman, manager, Rob Dibble, TV Broadcaster and Ryan Speier, pitcher will be signing autographs.
Mark Lerner is chatting at 1 p.m. Let’s see if he [...]
Anita Marks and CBS Radio part ways – The Wash. ExaminerExcellent news — Anita Marks has been let go of her radio gig and thus her MASN affiliation. We never need to see another ad implying (incorrectly) that she’s hot and we should listen/watch. Phew!
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Front-office overhaul gives Washington Nationals new respect – The PostEntering their sixth season (wow, already?!) the Washington Nationals appear to finally have a MLB quality front office after two years of MLB rule and another three years of excuses and Jim Bowden. At long last, the Lerner ownership seems to be following The Plan that [...]
On Wednesday at 1 p.m. Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner (seen here texting on an invisible smart phone) will be chatting on nationals.com (click that link above, you have to be registered to participate). Suggested question: “why are you waiting until late February (maybe) to sell single-game tickets?
On Friday at 11 a.m. manager Jim Riggleman [...]
DAVID JONES – Ed DeChellis is not the answer anymore – Patriot-NewsOne step forward (NIT Championship) three steps back (0 for the conference thus far) for the Penn State Nittany Lions basketball team. They are awful again, and the familiar cycle of one season of respectability followed by less than 10 wins the next, something [...]
Almost-close encounter: Meteorite hits Lorton doctor’s office – The PostSince the meteorite that hit Dr. Frank Ciampi’s office didn’t hurt anybody, it’s awesome. That should be an interesting claim to the insurance company.
Funny thing, I just mentioned this to my co-workers as I was typing and one of them goes “oh my sister was talking [...]