Cheap Seats Daily: Maryland GreenHawks Coach Dies

The Maryland GreenHawks latest new coach, Otis Hailey, died early Saturday. The team attributed Hailey's death to kidney failure. He had been with the squad for only two games.
Adam Dantus, general manager of the Premier Basketball League squad, says Hailey had a chronic kidney condition and received regular dialysis treatments. He had a dialysis session [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Could Henry ‘Cocksucker’ Allen Work Up a Charticle?

For this week's despised-by-visionaries print edition of Washington City Paper, I took a shot at my first charticle. Couple things I came away with:
1)Henry Allen really is a cocksucker. Charticles are hard as balls.
2)Charticles don't work real well in the pro-visionary online format. See for yourself! But charticles are grand in print. So pick up [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Michael Vick Is the New Justin Timberlake?

I wrote a column this week about one of the bizarrest happenings in local prep ball history, and a game I'd been hearing about for years: The 1970 summer league matchup between John Thompson's St. Anthony's squad and the Morgan Wootten-coached DeMatha.
They were the two best teams in the city back then, and played before [...]

Funeral Home Whistleblower Has a Sporting Past

One from the Where Were They Then? file: Steve Napper, the embalmer who dropped the dime on a Virginia funeral home for treating dead bodies like sacks of potatoes, was a star athlete around here in a former life.
First, from the Washington Post's front-page account of sordidness witnessed by Napper while employed by National Funeral [...]