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Michael Jordan’s Never Dying Faith in Kwame Brown

August 23rd, 2010
It would appear that Michael Jordan has not given up on the young man he picked number one overall in 2001 with the Wizards. Kwame Brown has just signed a deal (years and salary not released at this time) with the Charlotte Bobcats. Brown was the first high schooler drafted number ...

Washington Capitals Say Goodbye to Jose Theodore

June 24th, 2010
Not long after winning the Bill Masterton Trophy, awarded to the player that best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to the NHL, Jose Theodore was informed by Washington Capitals' General Manager George McPhee that the team would not resign him. The team is going to move ahead with ...

NBA Finals 2010: Making a Case for Ron Artest To Be the Finals’ MVP

June 18th, 2010
There is no doubt in anyone's mind that Kobe Bryant was the best player of the finals for the Lakers. There is also no doubt he's been the best player in the league since Michael Jordan hung up his sneakers. However, in last night's Game Seven of the NBA Finals, the best ...

Wal-Mart Still Isn’t Rocking The Red, But Target Finally Is

April 20th, 2010
Back in February I wrote an article about how my local Wal-Mart in Virginia carried all kinds of Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys, Pittsburgh Steelers, and New York Yankee merchandise to put a sporting goods store out of business. What they didnt' carry was any Washington Capitals items.  I urged them to ...

Montreal Canadien Fans Boo the Star-Spangled Banner

April 20th, 2010
I am all for good natured joking.  Whether that joking is between friends or rivals, having a small laugh at someone else's expense is alright in my book. However, what I don't particularly care for is downright disrespect. Last night before the puck dropped on game three between the Washington ...

Should Alexander Ovechkin Change His Game?

March 17th, 2010
To answer my own question, no he shouldn't. Listen, I understand that the way Alexander Ovechkin plays he's going to injury himself and tally up a few more suspensions before he plays his final game, and like any other player in any other sport you are just going to have to ...

Washington Capitals Learn from Redskins Owner Dan Snyder, Raise Ticket Prices

February 19th, 2010
With their historic win streak ended at 14, three shy of the NHL record, and the Olympics well under way, the Capitals have decided now would be a good time to raise ticket prices for their season ticket holders. It would appear that owner Ted Leonsis has been talking with ...

The Role Model in Professional Sports

January 7th, 2010
Here in the Nation's Capitol, the second most talked about sports story is that Gilbert Arenas felt one of the best places to store his fire arms was his NBA locker at the Verizon Center in downtown Washington, D.C. This has sparked a slew of conversation both locally and nationally. I have ...