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Breaking: No Gunman Inside Spingarn High

According to the D.C. Police Department, there is a possible gunman inside Spingarn Senior High School. The school is on lockdown at this time. WaPo reports that police are setting up a command post.
We just called the school. This sounds like a false alarm. We asked the secretary who answered phone about the possible shooter [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Elgin Baylor Gets His Day, But Not Here?

Today is Elgin Baylor Day in Washington!
But not this Washington. Greg Nickels, the mayor of Seattle, Wash., has officially dedicated today to Baylor.
Baylor was in Seattle for a couple years of college ball. So if he gets a day named after him there, Baylor should have a day named after him in D.C., too. And [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Dan Snyder Lifts Sign Ban Just In Time for Sign Contest He’s Sponsoring?

Just before game time yesterday, Dan Snyder, following Cheap Seats Daily's pro bono crisis PR counsel, dropped the FedExField sign ban. Snyder had just as quietly and cowardly put the ban in place before the Tampa Bay game a few weeks ago to keep fans from showing how much they hate him.
“We have no intention [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Are Snyder’s Redskins Worth Only 17 Cents a Share Now, Too?

Above is an ad e-mailed out by the Redskins ticket office this week. As you read this, remember, for chuckles, that just a couple months ago Redskins executive Mitch Gershman was claiming in press releases that the team had a waiting list of "over 200,000."
Sure, the Skins waiting list has long been bogus. But this [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Could Car Wash Contest Be Snyder Punishing Redskins Cheerleaders for Promoting Rival WJFK?

Another day, another update on Dan Snyder's Cheerleader Car Wash Sweepstakes. Another chance to run that fab/yucky photo from Snyder's WTEM promotion, the one that's sucked in some of the most brilliant minds in new media to our humble comments section.
Seems Snyder doesn't really care who he jumps in bed with these days. His partner [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Nats to Hire Rizzo? Lerners to Save Themselves from Themselves?

The fans' will be done: Looks like Mike Rizzo, the anti-Vinny Cerrato in that his team's followers really, really like him, will get the Nationals general manager's job after all.
Yesterday, rumors broke that the team was going to boot Rizzo and hire the Diamondbacks' Jerry DiPoto. Nats fan boards lit up with pleas for management [...]

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Another Spingarn Football Coach Leaves

Via Spingarn football coach Paris Adon won't be back next season.
I've been following that school's football woes for several years. There is probably a coaching job somewhere as bad as Spingarn's. But not worse. Can't be.
Adon, like every Spingarn coach I've met, had heroic qualities. I went to Spingarn's first football team meeting last [...]