Deron Snyder is a seasoned and award-winning journalist who was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. The District has been his adopted hometown since he attended Howard University, where he pledged Alpha Phi Alpha.
Over the course of his career, he has covered the Super Bowl, World Series, BCS Bowls, NCAA Tournament, NBA playoffs, NHL playoffs, Kentucky Derby and other premier events. He has appeared on ESPN, ABC, HBO, CNN, CNBC, Fox, MSNBC and PBS, as well as numerous radio shows, and has won honors from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Virginia Press Association and the AP Sports Editors, among other organizations.
Deron began at USA Today as a news assistant and eventually became a syndicated columnist in Gannett’s 80-plus newspapers. After a decade at The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press, he returned to the DMV in 2009 and has written a sports column for The Washington Times since 2011.
Confession: I have rooted for the New York Giants AND the Dallas Cowboys since childhood, creating a cruel condition I wouldn’t wish on anyone. It’s like being Richard Williams when Venus and Serena play – you can’t fully celebrate with the winner because you love the loser just as much. Don’t let your kid develop such an ailment!
Please tag Cousins again, because Bruce and Dan don’t yet look as foolish as possible…
Wizards have a chance to gel together in John Wall’s absence, right their wrongs before his return.
For all the hype over the NBA All-Star Game’s format change, opportunities were missed to gather intrigue.
Another brother-vs.-brother Super Bowl pairing seems less likely than Cousins returning to Ashburn.
All due respect to the other eligible franchises, they pale in comparison to the drama of Washington.
Until Wizards regularly beat inferior teams, we’ll continue to wonder if they’re among the elite.
Bryce Harper has a lot of different things to weigh during his free agency.
The Wizards guard is backing up his talk with action.
Brian Mitchell went on a rant Thursday after his former team suffered a blowout loss to Dallas. One thing he said struck me as odd.
Redskins can claim turf talk is meaningless, but perception matches reality when the playing surface at FedEx ranked 26th in the league.