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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers shakes hands with Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals after a 5-0 victory in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 13, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Deflects Blame to ‘The League’ For Caps’ Early Exit

“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?

05/14/2013

Aldrick Robinson #11 of the Washington Redskins celebrates a touchdown with Josh Morgan #15 against the New Orleans Saints during the season opener at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 9, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Josh Morgan Thrilled Snyder Took a Stand: ‘All I Know is the Redskins’

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.

05/10/2013

Redskins owner Daniel M. Snyder. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Redskins Owner Dan Snyder on Name Debate: ‘We’ll Never Change the Name’

“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.”

05/09/2013

New York Mets pitches against the Chicago White Sox at Citi Field on May 7, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Former General Manager Would Take Matt Harvey Over Strasburg

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.

05/09/2013

Charlotte Bobcats v Boston Celtics

Collins’ Announcement Raises the Volume on Pundits and Commentary

Jason Collins rattled the status quo Monday by becoming the first openly gay athlete in any of the four major American sports. The 24 hours that have followed the landmark announcement have served as a litmus test for society’s reaction when a superstar athlete follows in his footsteps.

04/30/2013

Washington Redskins v St Louis Rams

Did Mike Shanahan Drop ‘Dumber & Dumber’ Reference?

While holding a press conference Wednesday to address the state of the Redskins and field questions on the upcoming draft, Mike Shanahan may have dropped a “Dumb and Dumber” movie reference, and botched it. So you’re telling me there’s a chance?

04/25/2013

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Never Forget: Remembering How to Heal From Tragedy

Monday’s Boston Marathon attacks may have been the first time we’ve had to feel such a level of simultaneous terror and vulnerability since 9/11, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to pick ourselves up from this disaster, and as Luke Russert told 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny, we should all remember how.

04/16/2013

How much better does this look than the wave? Organized chaos fueled by on-the-field performance. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Time Has Come to Kill ‘The Wave': It’s Getting Embarrassing, Nats Fans

With every new season comes new opportunity. For one passionate collection of Nationals fans, that means a fresh crack of the bat at ridding the nation’s capital of ‘The Wave’ once and for all. It’s time for Nationals fans to take that next step as a fan base. Just get rid of it.

04/11/2013

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Mike Tyson Bares All in Story That’s Hard to Bear

Mike Tyson has battled all the way back to redemption; losing millions in the fight of his life against demons that cost him far more than money. Now he’s ready to bare all in “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” a one man show. He gave The Junkies a harrowing inside look at the man behind the tattooed face appearing on stage.

04/11/2013

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‘Loosen The Leash’ Strasburg Jokes

The baseball world has been itching, screaming to see what Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg can do given the chance to go deeper into games, and so has he. In an interview with 106.7 The Fan’s Holden and Danny, he joked about wanting manager Davey Johnson to “loosen the leash.”

04/11/2013

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