Posts Tagged ‘teddy roosevelt’

Nationals Magic Number: 16 (Again)

Today's magic number for the Nats to clinch their division: 16. That's also the number worn by the racing president who doesn't get enough credit for his achievements.

Nationals to Announce New Racing President on Saturday

Update, 11:10 a.m.: The Nationals have tweeted that they are announcing the new president Saturday.

After foam Teddy Roosevelt finally won a president's race at the end of the Nationals regular season, there were hints that a fifth president could be added to the festivities. But who among the remaining 40 would be chosen? Washington might [...]

The Needle: Teddy for Halloween

Teddy Wins: Will freshly victorious Teddy Roosevelt be a hit for Halloween tonight? This Teddy costume, made in Colorado of all places, looks pretty good. +3
Yellow Card: Post-Sandy rescheduling has put D.C. United at a disadvantage against the New York Red Bulls. -4

The Needle: Teddy’s on a Tear

Roosevelt Rampage: President head Teddy Roosevelt won his third race in a row today. But after yesterday's loss, is Teddy cursing the team? +1
Donna's Debts: A disgruntled ex-employee of newly-anointed Esquire chef of the year Roberto Donna has created a website to draw attention to Donna allegedly being behind on payments to employees. +2

District Line Daily: Rename the Redskins

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The field of Redskins replacement names has been narrowed down to the top five. Vote [...]

“Let Teddy Win” Creator Concerned about New Presidents

Love it or hate it, faux-Teddy Roosevelt's first presidents race victory last week doesn't mean the end of the pro-Teddy movement. Scott Ableman, the blogger behind Let Teddy Win, says he'll keep writing despite being granted his site's titular wish.
"Nothing changes for," says Ableman, who's been enjoying a media renaissance in the days leading [...]

5 Questions to Ask Teddy Roosevelt in Today’s Live Chat

Newly-victorious foam head Teddy Roosevelt will be chatting with fans at 12:30 today on the Washington Post's site. But what do you ask a costume that's seen so much? Five questions, and a bonus extra question for everyone involved in the chat.
For Teddy:

How mad were you when John Schrank shot you during a speech? Is [...]

I’m Glad Teddy Won, So I Don’t Have to Hear About It Anymore

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Team Teddy's feeling pretty pumped right now.
"CONGRATULATIONS, TEDDY!" tweeted Mayor Vince Gray, a moment after the 26th president's bulbous avatar soared across the finish line. At-Large D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange tweet-bragged about capturing the moment on his iPhone. The Washington Post newsroom clapped and cheered. Ryan Zimmerman was so [...]

Teddy Wins!

The day has come at last. Teddy Roosevelt won his first president's race this afternoon, per the Nationals' Twitter account. Teddy was quickly congratulated by Mayor Vince Gray.
Does this mean Washington faces a playoffs curse? Stay tuned, and tell us who you want to join Teddy and the other presidents in the race.
Photo by Darrow [...]

The Presidents’ Race’s Next President: The Top Candidates

"Washington Whispers" reporter Elizabeth Flock (yep, that Elizabeth Flock) is reporting that fake Teddy Roosevelt could finally, at last, win a president's race in the Nationals' last regular season game.
The sourcing on Teddy's win seems a little, well, whispery, which makes the big news here Flock's other revelation: The Nats could be getting a [...]

The Needle: Council Strikes Out

Salsa Celebration: Tex-Mex chain Lime Fresh Mexican Grill is expanding to Penn Quarter. Normally this would be just a blip in fast casual dining's growing market dominance, but Lime has a delicious complimentary salsa bar, and that makes all the difference. +3
Take Jim Graham Out to the Ballgame: The D.C. Council's free tickets deal for [...]

The Needle: Obama Backs Roosevelt

Big News for Big Head: Barack Obama has echoed John McCain's demand that Teddy Roosevelt win his first president's race at a Nationals game. -2
Mind the Gap: Washington's gender wage gap is smaller than any of the states', according to the American Association of University Women. On average, District women earn 90 percent of [...]

John McCain Wants Teddy to Win Nats Race

Sen. John McCain has a new issue, revealed in a jokey ESPN segment noticed by D.C. Sports Bog: finding out why Teddy Roosevelt still hasn't won a Nationals president's race. McCain, an admirer of Roosevelt, is filled with sadness to see the 26th president repeatedly tackled by rival presidents and sundry other Teddy-hating mascots.
"It's one [...]