Believe it or not, all of you non-Washingtonians, Teddy (Roosevelt) winning the President’s Race (an event at every Nats game) is almost–yes, almost–as exciting as heading to the playoffs. Since the Nationals (the former Montreal Expos franchise) came to D.C., fans have has a rough go of it but gradually the ownership built a winning [...]
There is a great debate unfolding out there in cyberspace, on the twitter and Facebook feeds and every sports website and blog imaginable. Now I make my case: Georgetown should be Nerlens choice. Nerlens has stated that he wants to attend a college that feels like “home”. ”Home” is Georgetown’s middle name (if its last [...]
It’s Eli’s Time: In a week that should shine the spotlight on his younger brother, Eli, Peyton is dominating the airwaves. I know that Eli has been used to playing second fiddle to his elder; however, if I were Peyton, despite all of the issues surrounding his injury and future (or not) with the Colts, [...]
This past week was one to remember for any sports fan. First, in baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals’ exciting two-game finish at home and Tony La Russa’s classy transition to retirement was an unexpected highlight for this fan. In Game 6, I headed to bed expecting that Josh Hamilton had become the Rangers hero–not true. [...]
Who was expecting the Yankees and Phillies to be out after the divisional series? I think very few actually gave the Cardinals a chance and perhaps a few more believed that the Tigers could upset the Yankees. But here we are after the first week of play and in dramatic fashion in each Game 5, [...]
How often does ESPN showcase a women’s game/match–in any sport–with a clock countdown on the top left panel of the screen? How often since Sunday have you heard Julie Foudy’s voice calling the final play in the women’s World Cup match vs. Brazil on Sunday, and how many times have you seen The Perfect Cross [...]
Do you have any predictions on who will step up to be a hero in the tournament this year?