Chris Lingebach

Chris LingebachChris Lingebach is the head writer for He hosts ‘The Download’ Sundays from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on 106.7 The Fan.

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Pitcher Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on May 2, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Why Tyler Clippard of the Nationals is a Two-Time All-Star

Let’s go inside the numbers and explore why Tyler Clippard should be an All-Star, whether by injury replacement or otherwise.


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As Media Scrambled, Brian Windhorst Waited to be Right on LeBron

As every reporter covering the LeBron James raced to tell the world of their “sources,” Brian Windhorst, who’s built a career reporting on LeBron, waited, giving this beautiful declarative


John Wall of the Washington Wizards poses for a photo shoot for Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ “Sean John” apparel company. (Photo courtesy of Sean John)

John Wall Suits Up for Diddy’s ‘Sean John’ Photo Shoot (Video)

John Wall has added “Sean John” to his growing list of endorsements. Here’s more on that, along with photos and videos, from his recent photo shoot for the “Dream Big” lines in New York City.


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Political Blogger Ben Tribbett to Resign Two Weeks After Taking Job with Redskins

Less than two weeks after the Redskins hired political blogger Ben Tribbett, to help guide the team’s efforts in preserving its controversial name, Tribbett has announced his plans to resign.


The Nationals scoreboard explains the game is delayed due to severe weather before a baseball between the Colorado Rockies and the Washington Nationals on July 2, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Phil Wood on Nationals Broadcast: ‘Your Cat Will Eventually Eat You’ (Audio)

It was raining cats and dogs before the Nats games yesterday, which is fitting enough of a reason for radio announcer Phil Wood to remark during the extended pre-game broadcast, “If you have a cat, and you die, your cat will eventually eat you.”


The newly united Big Ten cheerleaders stole the show at the Maryland/Big Ten Network block party at The Fairgrounds at Nationals Park. (Photo Credit: Chris Lingebach/106.7 The Fan)

Mark Turgeon Says Terps Now in League that Wants Them

Randy Edsall and Mark Turgeon, school president Wallace Loh, AD Kevin Anderson and Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany were all on hand for the Maryland/Big Ten Network block party at Nats Park.



Fans Outraged Over Wizards Vacant 2014 NBA Draft

The Wizards traded away their sole selection in the 2014 NBA Draft for cash considerations, rendering every fan that stayed awake for the vacant pick utterly outraged.


Veteran broadcaster Greg Gumbel will be paired with former NFL quarterback Trent Green in his rookie season as an NFL broadcaster for CBS.

CBS Announces 2014 NFL Broadcast Pairings

CBS has announced pairings for its 2014 NFL broadcast coverage, partnering newcomer Trent Green with veteran play-by-play announcer Greg Gumbel. See the full lineup, including newcomers Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott.


Dan Rather speaking on DC 50's "NewsPlus with Mark Segraves."

Dan Rather Says ‘No’ to Redskins Name Change

Legendary former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather says “no,” the Redskins name should not be changed.


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Bryce Harper’s New Rawlings Commercial: ‘My Time to Achieve Greatness’

Bryce Harper still be sidelined until July, but that hasn’t stopped him from unleashing his second national endorsement commercial in as many months, releasing a new spot for Rawlings Sporting Goods on Monday morning.