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!
Redskins can claim turf talk is meaningless, but perception matches reality when the playing surface at FedEx ranked 26th in the league.
Odds are Redskins will lose a game down the stretch, but they’ve been juking the odds all season.
When NFL players are concussed on the field, sometimes an arm remains upright, frozen in suspended animation as if attached to a string.
The Nationals’ top priority should be retaining Mike Rizzo beyond 2018.
Nationals really need to prove they’re committed, in more ways than one, to land Girardi.
Whichever side you choose to believe, you are correct.
What if this is as good as it gets?
Alex Ovechkin is off to a GREAT start.
John Wall and Bradley Beal could propel Wizards to another level in the East.
Charles Barkley has become the grumpy old man, telling kids to get off his lawn.