He is Washington’s representative on the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee and the author of seven books, most recently, “Washington Redskins: The Complete Illustrated History.”
A pre-game regular on 106.7-The Fan the last three Redskins seasons, he has been its columnist since March 2011.
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Unlike last May when coach Dale Hunter surprised Washington with his resignation after less than six months on the job, it figures to be a pretty quiet next few weeks for the Caps.
It is Jordan Zimmermann’s blessing and his curse to always be the other guy. Zimmermann is not Zimmerman, as in former All Star third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. Nor is he Stephen Strasburg.
It’s a sad fact that Washingtonians expect their teams to lose and are shocked when they don’t. Only one city with NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB teams has waited longer for a champion than D.C.
Last night’s 5-0 drubbing at the hands of the New York Rangers hurts more than previous playoff disappointments for the Washington Capitals.
The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.
Cornerback David Amerson and safeties Phillip Thomas and Bacarri Rambo, three of the first six players chosen by the Redskins in last month’s NFL draft, understand why they’re wearing burgundy and gold.
We will look back on 2012-13 as a terrific year during which the Nats, Redskins and Caps all gave Washington division titles. However, the hockey team is getting awfully close to joining its baseball and football brethren in repeating an ugly postseason pattern. Is it something in the Potomac River’s water?
The march of time really hit home this past weekend in the person of the long-shot center who was wearing No. 69 during rookie minicamp at Redskins Park.
Defending American League champion Detroit visits the up-and-down Nats for a pair of games the next two nights, a rare occurrence despite the newfound prevalence of interleague play.
Hey Caps fans, before you start looking ahead to the Eastern Conference semifinals, don’t think that the quarterfinals with the Rangers is over even if your guys rocked the red on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center.