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Wizards need to fire Ernie Grunfeld

The Washington Wizards have not won 50 games in a season since 1979, the last time they went to the NBA Finals. They haven’t won a championship since 1978. In my lifetime, there has been little optimism for the state of the organization, beyond drafting franchise savior John Wall. You can point to all sorts

Bryce Harper Heating up as Playoffs Near

Anyone who knows anything about baseball knows who Bryce Harper is. First overall pick in the 2010 MLB Draft at just age 17. 2015 National League MVP. 23 year-old superstar for the Washington National Batting .251 this season. Wait, what? How is Bryce Harper, the reigning MVP, only hitting .251 this season? This is a

Washington Capitals on the brink of historic season

On September 26, the Washington Nationals were officially eliminated from the MLB Playoffs. The Washington Wizards are struggling through the season with more losses than wins. And the Washington Redskins, after having a surprisingly successful regular season, making the playoffs, and teasing District sports fans with the question “Could this be the year?”, were promptly

Cousins Leads Redskins to Playoffs

In 2012, the Washington Redskins traded several first round picks to draft a quarterback to lead the team to the playoffs. They also drafted Kirk Cousins. In his first season, Kirk Cousins watched from the sideline as quarterback, Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to the playoffs. Injuries and poor play gave Cousins some playing

Washington Capitals Season Preview

BY JOSH TAUBMAN, CONTRIBUTOR A 3-1 series lead. It was all right there. A chance to rewrite history, to prove to critics that this team was different from teams of years past, that there was a new culture in DC. The Washington Capitals were one game away from advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. But instead, they went

Redskins Season Preview

ASA CANTY, CONTRIBUTOR Summer in DC can be unbearably hot and uncomfortable. Thousands of residents spurn the city for vacations, leading to the couple of weeks as July ends and August begins where the streets look empty and those still in town have the look of exhaustion pronounced on their face by the sun beaming