'Loosen The Leash' Strasburg JokesThe 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."
Good Coaching Takes Some of the Madness out of MarchThe 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.
Jackson Suspension Emphasizes Competitive Skins EnvironmentAlthough 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.
World Baseball Classic Missing American StarpowerIn 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?
Master vs. Apprentice: Richard Sherman Trolls Skip Bayless on Live TVAll-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.
Could Goodell Change the Course of History for Gay Equality in Sports?Is America ready for an openly gay athlete in professional sports? Columnist Jason Whitlock thinks so, but suggests it will take someone powerful stepping out in support of such an admission before an NFL player is brave enough to do so himself.
'Redskins' Name Debate is More Redskins-Cowboys Than AnythingFor the first time since the onslaught of anti-‘Redskins' chatter began, there seems to be signs the tide is turning against the nickname’s most vocal opposition. The whole conversation reveals a truly conspiratorial effort to trick fans into believing it's wrong to have a pro-'Redskins' opinion.
Game of High Stakes Maneuvering Puts Fans & Athletes SecondAs Maryland fans struggle to ascertain that they’ll be rooting for their Terps in a new conference come 2014, Mark Turgeon and Randy Edsall are elated and believe an invite to the Big Ten is an invite to better everything.
Harrison Twins Scratch off Maryland for Kentucky WildcatsTwo five-star high school basketball recruits out of Texas are expected to announce which lucky college town they’ll be bringing their talents to in a 5 p.m. press conference, and one local school is in the running.
The Best in Baseball: A How-To Guide to What Just HappenedThe prelude to the final days of the regular season carried a lot of confusion as it pertained to the Nationals playoff seed and opponent. As teams race for home today in the schedule, trying to understand what just happened and what it all means can be jarring.
NFL Referees Crossed The Line They've Been Dancing For WeeksNFL fans were losing their minds across the country immediately following a highly controversial game-changing decision made by a replacement referee in the final second of Monday Night Football.
Nats Stage Impressive 6-Run Rally Late To Beat Back Marlins In 10-7 VictoryThe Nationals came back from the depths of complete offensive deficiency to beat the Marlins Saturday evening, to make this game one of those victories that will stand out above the rest at the end of the season.
Tyler Clippard Blows It Before The Break, Nats Finish Wild In 4-3 Loss To RockiesThe Washington Nationals (49-34) weren't able to head into the mid-summer break on a winning note, dropping the final game and series (2-1) to the Rockies 4-3, but as Tyler Clippard said, "You don't ever want to get too comfortable."
Nationals Defeat Rockies 4-1, Harper Is In The All-Star Game, Desmond Is OutThe Washington Nationals defeated the Rockies 4-1 Saturday, in a game that had plenty of fun highlights and mid-season accomplishments, but behind the scenes while 9 innings were being played, Bryce Harper is being told he's an All-Star and Ian Desmond is admitting to himself that he's not.
Jose Canseco's Ex Says He's A Scary GuyJose Canseco's ex, who fell victim to his most recent Twitter outburst, had a lot to say to say to "The C and O Show" earlier today, including having her privacy invaded, how steroids have affected Canseco's brain, and how he's threatened her repeatedly since their breakup.