Chris Lingebach

Chris LingebachChris Lingebach is a writer for,, and blogs for under the on-air pseudonym ‘Blue Shorts.’

He’s unfurled extension cords, hosted radio shows, and steadily risen through the ranks the last five years. Company man. Read some of his work here.

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Twitter: Bryce Harper is ‘Overrated, LOL’

Twitter reacts to Bryce Harper’s historic five-home run two-game hot streak with a collective “overrated, LOL.”


Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals celebrates following his game winning third period goal against the Chicago Blackhawks in 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Storybook Finish for Brouwer, Capitals in NHL Winter Classic Win Over Blackhawks

Troy Brouwer fired the game-winning goal with 12.9 seconds remaining to lift the Capitals over the Blackhawks for a storybook finish to a 3-2 Winter Classic win.


Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his no-hitter after a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on September 28, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 1-0. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Jordan Zimmermann’s Historic No-Hitter Saved by Leaping Souza (Audio, Video)

Steven Souza Jr. makes a miraculous catch to save Jordan Zimmermann’s (and the Nationals’) first ever no-hitter, ending the Nat’s 96-win season on a high.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on September 19, 2014 in New York City.Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Screaming, Shouting Benjy Bronk Escorted from Goodell Presser (Video)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s much anticipated press conference Friday was interrupted by a raving lunatic shouting “DON’T TAKE ME TO AN ELEVATOR!” as security guards escorted him from the building.


Tickets to the Redskins Week 2 matchup against the Jaguars were starting at $14 on StubHub Friday morning. (Screen grab from StubHub via Chris Lingebach on Twitter)

Week 2: Redskins-Jaguars Tickets Going for $14 on StubHub

Is there a lack of buzz surrounding the Redskins’ 2014 season? Well, ticket prices for their Week 2 matchup were starting at $14 on StubHub Friday morning.


Tanner Roark of the Washington Nationals had a pickoff attempt take a nasty hop on him in the sixth inning. No fear, Asdrubal Cabrera to the rescue. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Asdrubal Cabrera Makes Absurd Throw to Salvage Blown Pickoff Attempt (Video)

Asdrubal Cabrera made a ridiculous throw to salvage a Tanner Roark pickoff attempt gone awry Thursday night in the Nationals’ 6-2 win over the New York Mets. Watch it.


Denzel Washington makes remark about the team name Redskins. (Photo via Kevin McCarthy)

Denzel Washington Calls Redskins ‘Washington,’ Terry Crews Says Change the Name (Video)

Hollywood actors Denzel Washington and Terry Crews don’t appear to be big fans of the Washington ‘Redskins’ team name. Their remarks are here.


Rafael Soriano adjusts his cap on the mound after blowing a lead against the Phillies in September. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

It Appears Rafael Soriano’s Days as the Nationals’ Closer are Over

It appears Rafael Soriano’s closing days for the Nationals are over.


Asdrubal Cabrera #3 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with teammates as he returns to the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the 14th inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dave Jageler Gets First Game-Winning Nats Call Since June 24 (Listen)

Play-by-play announcer Dave Jageler got to make his first game-winning radio call since June 24 in the Nationals 14th-inning 8-5 victory over the Dodgers Wednesday night. Listen here.


Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a first down against the New England Patriots in the first quarter during a preseason NFL game at FedExField on August 7, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Matthew Berry Projects RGIII as ‘Top 5’ Fantasy Quarterback (Video)

ESPN’s fantasy guru Matthew Berry has projected Robert Griffin III to be a “top five” fantasy football quarterback, on the condition he plays all 16 games.