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Bradley Beal Says He Doesn’t Fell Like a Rookie Anymore

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

When the Washington Wizards made the decision on draft night to take shooting guard Bradley Beal with the third overall pick they were envisioning pairing him in the backcourt with point guard John Wall. That vision was delayed for a little while because of an injury to Wall. Beal got ...

Leonard Hankerson Says Things Weren’t That Much Different With Kirk Cousins As the Starting Quarterback

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

The Redskins went into this past Sunday's game against the Browns knowing that they would not have their leader, their captain and MVP candidate Robert Griffin III. It was up to fourth round pick and backup quarterback Kirk Cousins to lead the Redskins out of Cleveland with a win. That ...

It’s Time for Ryan Kerrigan to Raise His Game for the Redskins

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

There are lots of reasons for the Redskins to be excited about this season and their future. Robert Griffin III is the biggest. RG3 has justified the Skins decision to give up so much to trade up for him in the draft and looks like a superstar in the making through ...

Jack Nicklaus Says Golfers Are No Longer Scared of Tiger Woods

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

The 2012 golf season has been interesting, entertaining and full of storylines. Golf fans have seen the rise of Rory McIlroy as the game’s best player, Ernie Els got back into the winner’s circle at a major, Tiger Woods has returned to win three tournaments and would be Player of ...

Randy Wittman: “Sometimes you have teams that just kind of quit. These guys didn’t”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Washington Wizards have been a bit of a mess for the last few seasons and even though the team tried to clean that up a bit with some trades midway through the season, the team still has a lot of work to do. John Wall needs to start playing ...

London Fletcher Hints That the Moves the Redskins Made This Offseason Made Him Want to Come Back to Washington

Friday, May 11th, 2012

The Washington Redskins have not had a 10 win season since 1991 and they went out this offseason, with aggression, to try to change that. After acquiring the second overall pick in the draft and the right to draft a franchise quarterback, the ‘Skins then brought in two new wide ...

Matt Hendricks Leads Tough-Minded Capitols into Game 3 Matchup with Rangers: “I want those guys to really dislike me”

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

The Washington Capitals might’ve come into the NHL playoffs as the Eastern Conference’s number seven seed but they have hit their stride and riding a wave of momentum. After pulling the upset in the first round against the number two seeded Bruins, the Caps have set their sights on the ...

Bernard Hopkins: “It’s gonna be straight war and that’s not just promotional talk. Chad Dawson will get schooled”

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Every time Bernard Hopkins steps into the ring people ask if it is the last time they will see the Executioner. People keep waiting for one of the younger fighters to knock him into retirement. Yet it just hasn’t happened. Hopkins has had a tremendous career in the fight game ...

Jim Larranaga Sees Similarities Between This Year’s George Mason Team and the One That Went to the Final Four in 2006

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

It was five years ago, when George Mason made an unprecedented run to the Final Four pulling off upset after upset. Mason is back and this time they won’t be able to sneak up on anyone. George Mason earned a number eight seed after a great season and they are ...

Albert Haynesworth Has Played His Final Game as a Member of the Redskins

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The Washington Redskins have had a number of issues in Mike Shanahan's first season in Washington. They're 5-7 on the season, and at one point Donovan McNabb was benched in the final two minutes of a game. However, there has been no bigger issue in Washington than the relationship between ...