Category: 106.7 The Fan

Davey Johnson: “My Job is to Keep the Expectations From Getting Overwhelming”

Monday, April 1st, 2013

As the MLB season is officially underway, there are high expectations for the Nationals. And with good reason. Washington is coming off a great year. The Nats won their second division title last year and were a ninth inning collapse against the St. Louis Cardinals from advancing to the NLCS. ...

Jim Larranaga’s Vision for Miami Hurricanes Basketball is Starting to Come to Fruition

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

For Miami head coach Jim Larranaga being in the Sweet Sixteen is nothing new. After all, he took George Mason on an improbable run to the Final Four, beating some giants along the way. But for the University of Miami, once known as a football program, it's an incredible feat. ...

DeAngelo Hall on the Redskins Seven Game Winning Streak: “11 gets us to where we want to be”

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

The Redskins season got off to a rough start. In early November, it looked like the 'Skins playoff chances had already faded away. However, thanks to a seven game winning streak to close out the season, including Sunday night's win over the Dallas Cowboys, Washington is back in the postseason. ...

Randy Wittman Is Hoping for Consistency From His Young Team this Season

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Last season the Washington Wizards won just 20 games and finished with the second worst record in the NBA. It was a slow start for the Wizards as they won just two of their first 17 games but they finished strong, which led to some optimism for this upcoming season. ...

John Calipari Says He Has No Plans to Return to the NBA

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

John Calipari has been a winner wherever he has gone, with the exception of the NBA. Now, it's not always known how long those wins will last and the banners will hang as he has run into some NCAA issues but he knows how to win at the college level. ...

Davey Johnson: “Bryce (Harper) might be my favorite player of all-time”

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

One season after finishing with a record just under .500, the Washington Nationals stand alone with the best record in Major League Baseball. Davey Johnson’s Nationals are young, they are talented and they are armed with one of the best pitching staffs in all of baseball. Even though the Nats ...

DeMaurice Smith’s Job With the NFLPA Hasn’t Been Any Easier Since the New CBA Came Into Place

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

If you thought that DeMaurice Smith's job as Executive Director of the National Football Players Association (NFLPA) would get easier after the players and the owners agreed to a new CBA, think again. There seemingly is always a lawsuit or other controversy surrounding the year round news cycle of ...

Fred Smoot on Gregg Williams: “He never coached dirty football”

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Wherever Gregg Williams has gone in the NFL, his defenses have always been praised for being hard-hitting and aggressive. That’s the way to play the game of football. In fact it is the only way to play the game of football on defense and it’s the only way Williams has ...

Andray Blatche “Somewhat agrees” That Some Players Tuned out Flip Saunders

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

After an awful 2-15 start to the season the Washington Wizards decided to fire head coach Flip Saunders. They had no choice. Even though the Wizards problems go beyond coaching and things probably couldn’t have gotten much worse for the Wizards, they just couldn’t continue down the path they were ...

DeMaurice Smith on Proposed HGH Testing: “If we have full transparency, we’ll do the test. Does that sound like I’m ducking anything?”

Friday, October 28th, 2011

DeMaurice Smith might have successfully navigated the NFL Players Union through the three-plus month long lockout this spring and summer, but he's not out of the clear just yet. Smith is now entangled in a new negotiation -- the implementation of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) testing in the NFL. The ...