I’ve spent my entire career in newspapers. There’s nothing I love more than telling stories. Now, thanks to program director Chris Kinard and the good folks at 106.7 The Fan, I get to do that in a new medium, radio, and I couldn’t be more excited.
I’ve been hired to cover the Redskins for our station. That’s something I got a taste of working for the Washington Times.
I’m from Silver Spring. I went to Gonzaga High and the University of Maryland. I live in Bethesda. Some would have you believe that makes me the equivalent of a unicorn – a honest-to-goodness native Washingtonian.
But I know there’s plenty of you out there who grew up here, in Bowie or Kensington, in Annandale or Woodbridge, in the District or in Ashburn, who live and die with these local teams. I’ve seen pretty much everything D.C. sports has thrown at you in recent years – some good, sure, but plenty bad.
Read Brian’s full introductory piece here.
Yes, OTAs are voluntary. But necessary. Here are the key storylines to emerge during the first week back at Redskins Park.
It wasn’t a country club atmosphere when mistakes were made during OTAs at Redskins Park this week.
The Redskins’ “voluntary” spring practices have begun and one star is mysteriously missing.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III strode to the podium wearing a T-shirt that read “Stronger Together.”
Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall was back on the field with his teammates Tuesday almost eight months after a second surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon.
The Redskins began their first session of organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday with most players in attendance at the voluntary sessions.
Wide receiver Santana Moss confirmed on Friday that he still wants to play in the NFL this season, but that his time with the Redskins is over.
Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman has made a career of the walk-off home run. He was at it again this week against the New York Yankees, sending an Andrew Miller pitch off the foul pole in right field in the 10th inning to give Washington an 8-6 win.
Former Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said on Friday that neither Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III nor owner Dan Snyder ever felt comfortable with the 2012 zone-read offense that helped the team reach the playoffs.
Redskins rookie Preston Smith spent his first week in the NFL absorbing as much information as possible.