Category: the Sports Fix

John Thompson III: I Will Be Rooting for the New Big East Teams in March Madness So Our Conference has Traction

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The Georgetown Hoyas, seeded No. 2 in the South, begin the NCAAs with a second-round game against Florida Gulf Coast today in Philadelphia. John Thompson III is confident with his team because he believes they are unselfish offensively and defensively. JT3 has an interesting take, though, on the teams he'll be ...

Bryce Harper: The Expectation for the Nationals This Season is Getting to the World Series

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Bryce Harper lived up to all the hype in his rookie campaign. Harper was named National League Rookie of the Year and helped lead the Nationals to a NL East division title. The 20-year-old outfielder has been working hard this offseason to avoid a potential sophomore slump and expects the Nationals ...

Ryan Zimmerman Is Happy To Clinch A Playoff Birth, But More Celebrating Will Come With Division Title

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The Washington Nationals clinched a playoff birth after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers last Thursday. This was the first playoff birth for the Nationals since 1933. Baseball fans in the Washington D.C. area have been deprived for a long time, to say the very least. Third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been ...

Alfred Morris on NFL Debut: “We came to win. That was huge on that stage and in the Saints backyard.”

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

It may have been a surprise that the Washington Redskins didn't name Roy Helu their starting running back over the weekend, but Alfred Morris proved himself worthy on Sunday. The rookie running back made his NFL debut against the Saints, rushing for 96 yards and two touchdowns. Morris, an undrafted rookie ...

DeAngelo Hall on RGIII: “He’s light years ahead of Michael Vick because he understands mentally what it takes to be great.”

Friday, June 8th, 2012

DeAngelo Hall had quite a few highs and lows last season at cornerback for the Washington Redskins defense. The outspoken DB already sounds confident in OTA's that his play will be better under the new direction of Raheem Morris as the new secondary coach. Hall may be playing some free safety ...

Santana Moss explains how Robert Griffin still has a lot to learn and it’s the Redskins responsibility to get better around him

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Patrick Ramsey. Mark Brunell. Jason Campbell. Todd Collins. Donovan McNabb. Rex Grossman. John Beck. These are the quarterbacks the Washington Redskins have gone through during the time that Santana Moss has started and resumed his career in the Nation's Capital. Needless to say there hasn't been a ton of consistency ...

Brian Orakpo on NFL Uniform Changes: “There are some alternate uniforms that a lot of teams have not revealed yet.”

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Out with the old and in with the new for the NFL's uniforms.  Well, sort of. The official retail supplier of NFL jerseys is now Nike, who is back from their prolonged decade-long hiatus, unveiled the changes on Tuesday in New York City. There wasn't much dramatic change for most ...

Stephen Strasburg: “I am more focused on how we finish the season and not necessarily how we start it.”

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

The future of the Washington Nationals organization lies on the right arm of Stephen Strasburg. No.37 has some of biggest hype going his way this season. The former San Diego State star had 5 starts last season, one in which he came back from Tommy John surgery, which he suffered ...

Kyle Shanahan on Pursuing Peyton Manning: “If he can recover and the doctors say he’s healthy, then that’s enough for me.”

Monday, January 30th, 2012

No job is safe on offense according to the words of Kyle Shanahan. The Washington Redskins offensive coordinator is very candid in the following interview about his evaluation of Rex Grossman last season. There were some positives, but Grossman's inconsistency has prompted Shanahan from pursuing other players at the quarterback ...

Rex Grossman Believes He Put Himself In The Best Position By Re-Signing With Washington, Speaks Of Strong Relationship With Kyle Shanahan

Friday, August 5th, 2011

Rex Grossman inked a one-year deal to remain in our nation's capital last week because he feels like the Redskins provide him the best opportunity at being a starting quarterback with the "talented people" around him. He was an unrestricted free agent, but really had no plans of looking at ...