Twitter is a dangerous place for someone with a quick trigger finger and a massive following, and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports became its latest victim on Sunday, when he accidentally ended a tweet with a hashtag completely unrelated to the sport he covers … or any sport.
The Redskins and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may have a lot of egg to wipe off their collective face, after trusting testimony from a Maryland resident who may have made false proclamations of being an “American Inuit chief,” seemingly having misrepresented his definition of ‘chief.’
Professionally the three former sports talk radio show hosts who made fun of former Saints player Steve Gleason have been punished, by losing their jobs. Publicly, it’s now their turn to be mocked, as they they bear the full brunt of a nation’s scorn for their terrible bit.
Outside pressures for RGIII to pick a side in the Redskins debate are mounting, as writers near and far flex false bravado with their ink muscles, gathering more reaction with every sentence, to try to trick him into talking. But does he really need to say anything? Or can he just ride out the storm?
There were a lot of people watching RGIII’s nationally televised press conference Thursday, but not many people understood what they were seeing when Washington Post columnist Mike Wise flashed across the screen, with his weird Native American shirt and a message that was hard to make out.
There are endless reasons why Davey Johnson is such a fan favorite in the baseball world, but bringing them inside the mind of a Major League manager, with how he should set his lineup for an American League park is just another sterling example of the transparency that makes him so beloved.
“I am not saying there was a phone call from [the league], but someone just wanted Game 7,” Alex Ovechkin told a reporter after the Caps’ Game 7 defeat, seemingly blaming the league for his team even being in an elimination game. But was officiating really Washington’s biggest issue?
Just a day after Dan Snyder nearly broke the world with his powerful defiance against changing the Redskins name, he has support in a lifelong Redskins fan … Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan.
“We’ll never change the name. It’s simple. NEVER.” That’s what Redskins owner Daniel Snyder told USA Today Sports Thursday about the ongoing debate over the offensive nature of his team’s name, only with the added caveat, “you can use caps.”
Even with Stephen Strasburg off to a notably slow start for a guy expected to be among baseball’s elite, you’d still be hard pressed to a find a GM in the league who wouldn’t have the Nats hurler at the top of his wish list if he became available. But former GM Jim Duquette wouldn’t.