Posts Tagged ‘Wizards’

Unobstructed View: Enough With the Doom, D.C. Sports Fans

It's time to think about things a little differently.

Unobstructed View: #SoWizards. #SoCaps?

Under the transitive property of sports predestination, Markieff Morris is the reason people are leery of the Capitals.

Unobstructed View: Grunfeld, Wittman Don’t Deserve This Much Loyalty

Loyalty is overrated.

Unobstructed View: Taking the Local Out of Local Radio

In the weeks before the Super Bowl, nothing is worse than local radio stations broadcasting from Radio Row.

‘Zard Won’t Stop ‘Zards

The Wizards-Celtics game scheduled for Monday night will happen.

Unobstructed View: Expectations Rise and Fall in D.C. Sports

It's tough to shake the focus on past successes, past failures, expired trends, and dated impressions.

Unobstructed View: Thanks to Those Who Make Sports Possible

Not everyone working this holiday makes six figures.

Unobstructed View: Be More Watchable, Sports

Watchability is a weirdly underrated trait in teams across the entire spectrum of sports.

District Line Daily: Bike to Work Wet Day

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

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It's Bike to Work Day today and more than 16,000 people signed up for the event—a [...]

District Line Daily: Summer Entertainment Guide

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

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It's hot, it's muggy, summer is near—and that means the 2014 Summer Entertainment Guide has arrived. [...]

The Needle: Change of Pace

Loyal Fans: The Pacers Running Store on P Street NW near Logan Circle is changing its name to The Wizards Running Store through the end of this weekend to avoid any confusion as to which team is its favorite. +5
True Life: Beard envy is a real thing, and people in Northern Virginia are suffering and getting beard [...]

District Line Daily: Slowing Down

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Speed and traffic cameras in the District issued 125,461 fewer tickets in 2013 than the prior [...]

Atlanta Mayor Bashes D.C. Sports Fans

Washington's sports teams have their ups and downs. But does Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed have to rub our faces in it? Reed took to Twitter on his lunch break today to dispense shut down some D.C. sports fans.
The trouble started, Ball Hogs Radio notes, when a Washington Twitter user called Atlanta residents the worst sports [...]

Wizards’ Jason Collins Comes Out as First Openly Gay Active NBA Player

In a Sports Illustrated story published today, 34-year-old Wizards center Jason Collins has come out as the first openly gay athlete in a major professional sport.
"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center," Collins writes. "I'm black. And I'm gay."
The Boston Celtics traded Collins to the Wizards in February and is currently a free agent, which means he [...]

Wizards Misery Report: You Got Serbed

At 20-42, our Wizards are not at risk of setting futility records anymore. But still, all is not well in the land of King Ted.
Czeched Out: The Post profiles Czech forward Jan Vesely, whose promising career dead-ended this year when he was benched for 23 games so far this season. But Vesely isn't taking the [...]

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