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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.”
The opening rounds of the tournament cater to the shock and awe aspect of March Madness. But as the underdogs begin to fade, and the remaining sixteen teams appear, it’s a surprisingly familiar crowd of faces.
Although the Washington Redskins were dealt a tough blow upon learning they could be without linebacker Rob Jackson for the start of the 2013 season, there is room to consider the positives of the scenario. Perhaps losing an integral part of an already depleted defense could just be a negative side effect of an attitude that should be applauded.
In case you missed Team USA losing to the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic Thursday night, you’re in the majority. So what is it that’s holding the World Baseball Classic back from taking that next step into mainstream popularity?
All-Pro defensive back Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks is confident in his abilities on and off the field. In a recent tongue-lashing he gave popular television host Skip Bayless, Sherman took his trolling ways to the master of the trolling art in a verbal battle for the ages.