This Week’s Top 5 Stories You May Have Missed in D.C. Sports
WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Look, we understand you may have a job requiring such intense focus, it prohibits you from keeping an eye on sports during the week.
So, from the Redskins defensive line getting after Johnny Manziel, to the Nationals extending their winning streak to ten games, these are the best stories you may have missed in the last seven days in D.C. sports.
In the interest of transparency, all stories are listed in decreasing order of page views.
Our 106.7 The Fan blogger Patrick Cannon gives twelve helpful tips — like not drafting players from your favorite team, hitting the waiver wire hard, early, and knowing the intricacies of your league — to drafting well, and curating your fantasy football team, to put you in the best position to win your league in 2014. Bragging rights, baby. It’s worth a look.
If you’re not a Browns fan, there’s nothing better than seeing brash Johnny Manziel taken to the turf, on national television no less. Watch the Vine video that’s been viewed nearly a million times.
Our friends The Sports Junkies forever have their fingers on the pulse of pop culture, especially when it intersects with sports. Take a look at some photos of Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortle’s incredibly stunning girlfriend.
D.C. sports fans breathed a collective sigh of relief upon seeing RGIII rise to his feet, uninjured, after taking a beating racing to the sideline, in lieu of sliding, in the Redskins’ 24-23 preseason victory over Cleveland. Orioles’ outfielder Adam Jones offered to lend his sliding expertise to Griffin earlier this week.
The Redskins’ former third overall pick, rare to please Washington diehards, continues his campaign to right his wrongs beset upon Redskins fans by laughing at himself in this commercial with other former NFL busts.
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