Danny Smith Could Have Been A Politician

You accept responsibility for something. Or you don’t. The Washington Redskins have allowed two blocked punts in their first two games. You can blame a single blocked punt on mental error by a player. Having it happen twice… Read More

Emma Brush is All-Ivy Player of the Week

Our summer intern (and my niece) Emma Brush was named All-Ivy Player of the Week yesterday after scoring 3 goals against Maine.  She also scored Dartmouth’s only goal against Rutgers on Sunday.  The tri-captain of the team was… Read More

Addicted to Fantasy Football: Strategies for the 2012 Draft

The NFL season got underway with the Giants-Cowboys game on Wednesday and with that comes Fantasy Football. Hot diggety dog. Fantasy football makes an already interesting game even more fun. It must be the added intensity that makes… Read More

Here’s Hoping for a Comeback by Washington Redskins’ Receiver Santana Moss

Wide receiver Santana Moss of the Washington Redskins has a lot in common with Steve Smith of the Carolina Panthers.  Born in 1979, both receivers joined the NFL in 2001, with Moss selected in the first round of… Read More

Another Meaningless Football Statistic

“Over the past two seasons the Raiders are 6-2 when McFadden rushes for at least 100 yards.” That is Sports Illustrated writer Jim Trotter writing about the importance of injury-prone Darren McFadden to the success of the Oakland… Read More

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan Should Fear Owner’s Vote of Confidence

It is such a Washington, D.C. phenomenon. You know a beleaguered Administration official is in big trouble the moment the President expresses his support. Nine times out of ten, it means that it is just a matter of… Read More

Learning from Gus Frerotte: My Advice to New Redskins Quarterback Kirk Cousins

The Washington Redskins have selected yet another quarterback in this year’s draft. After trading three first-round picks and a second-rounder to obtain Robert Griffin III (RGIII), they selected Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins yesterday in the fourth round…. Read More

RG III, Coming to D.C.

Who isn’t excited about the prospect of Robert Griffin III coming to the Washington Redskins? I know I am, no matter how strongly I argued against the trade.  Here is the highlight reel from his Heisman Trophy-winning year… Read More

No to Peyton Manning for the Redskins

According to the Washington Post, the Redskins will make a full-scale effort to sign Peyton Manning now that he has been released by the Indianapolis Colts. Hasn’t Daniel Snyder learned anything during his tenure as owner of the… Read More

Bryce Harper and Other Celebrities on Twitter

Bryce Harper, star outfielder for the Washington Nationals, has suspended his Twitter account.  No longer will the rest of us be privy to his comings and goings (“Morning Twitter!  On my way to the field!  Hope you all… Read More