1. Lakers Without Dominant Big Man Face Crossroads With Franchise

    I keep hearing the Los Angeles Lakers will be fine now that embattled center Dwight Howard has fled to the Houston Rockets ...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 1 year ago 746 reads 0 comments

  2. 2013 NBA Draft: Miami Had No Pick, but Heat Creating Showtime in South Florida

    The 2013 NBA draft was a day off for the reigning Miami Heat , but President of Basketball Operations Pat Riley is still on the job. Can he create "Showtime" in South Florida? He's already won three NBA championships, and counting...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 1 year ago 8,631 reads 9 comments

  3. 2013 NBA Draft: Brittney Griner Can Play in the NBA, If Given Right Opportunity

    Baylor's Brittney Griner has the size, skill, talent and the basketball IQ to play professional basketball in the NBA if an owner is serious about giving her the opportunity. And don't give me that stuff about the league being too physical for her...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 2,620 reads 24 comments

  4. Nats and Orioles Out to Prove Recent Playoff Success Wasn't a Fluke

    It was a special time last season when the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles found themselves in the playoffs, and baseball had once again become relevant in the D.C. area...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 669 reads 9 comments

  5. Ray Lewis Rides off into Retirement Sunset, but It's a Bumpy Journey

    Despite two Super Bowls, Ray Lewis remains a polarizing figure. Because of a deadly night in Atlanta 13 years ago, fans either love him or hate him...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 6,160 reads 5 comments

  6. Redskins' Shanahan, RG3 Must Make Better Decisions If They Want Super Bowl

    No other professional sports injury has faced a more heated and glaring spotlight than that of RG3's controversial knee trashing in the NFL playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks ...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 2,441 reads 20 comments

  7. NFL Coaches on the Hot Seat

    It's that time of year when NFL owners give the dreaded "vote of confidence" to a coach they're planning to fire soon. You can call it an American Tradition during football season, like hot dogs and apple pie...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 1,613 reads 5 comments

  8. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Symbolic of the State of Network Cable Television

    ESPN's Stephen A. Smith has stepped in it again. For the second time he's been accused of using the n-word on ESPN's First Take ...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 10,312 reads 7 comments

  9. Did Stephen Strasburg Decision Cost Nationals a Chance at World Series?

    It's one of the most sensitive topics in Washington, D.C., these days. Did the Nationals make the right decision in sitting fireballer Stephen Strasburg during the playoffs? ...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 1 year ago 153 reads 5 comments

  10. Atlanta Braves Fans Latest Example of Unruly Sports Fans out of Control

    The tone of this article would've taken on a whole new meaning had one of the umpires at the Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals game been injured because of the controversial infield fly rule...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about almost 2 years ago 1,992 reads 6 comments

  11. Washington Nationals: Bold Moves Skyrocket Team on Direct Course to Playoffs

    Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson's leadership, Bryce Harper 's rising stock, and Stephen Strasburg 's arm appear to have the Nats on a fast moving ride to the 2012 Major League Baseball Playoffs...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 2 years ago 376 reads 0 comments

  12. Cleveland Cavaliers Now Understand Why LeBron James Took Talents to South Beach

    The Chosen One made quite a statement didn't he? LeBron James' actions spoke loud and clear to his critics, South Florida, sports analysts and most importantly, the city of Cleveland, Ohio...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 2 years ago 1,856 reads 14 comments

  13. RG3 Poised to Lead the Washington Redskins Back to the Playoffs and Beyond

    Robert Griffin lll has the skills, intelligence, drive, and athleticism to lead the floundering Washington Redskins back into the playoffs and possibly the Super Bowl down the road...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 2 years ago 5,342 reads 16 comments

  14. Modern Day Professional Athletes Can Learn a Lot from Magic's Business Sense

    Magic Johnson isn't one to drive around in a gold Lamborghini. He isn't one to wear outlandish wide lapel suits with matching shirt and tie, although he is a great dresser...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 690 reads 0 comments

  15. 7 Reasons the Los Angeles Lakers Are in Total Disarray

    They've gone from a Championship Team to a mediocre, unpredictable club in a few short years. Once feared as the two-time Defending Champ, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned into just another middle of the pack team in the deep Western Conference...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 598 reads 3 comments

  16. NBA: 5 General Managers or Coaches on the Hot Seat

    No one is sitting on a hotter seat than Orlando Magic General Manager Otis Smith. Either way, it looks like he's losing Dwight Howard and it'll take a blockbuster trade to satisfy his critics in Orlando...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 1,121 reads 6 comments

  17. Washington Wizards' John Wall: Team Better Not Waste Opportunity

    John Wall of the Washington Wizards is the best point guard in the NBA. His athleticism, speed, quickness and superb leaping ability is unquestioned...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 1,111 reads 18 comments

  18. Jeremy Lin: Ongoing Racial Jabs Toward Him Are Unfair

    It's unfortunate that a young man with outstanding professional basketball skills can't fully enjoy his success in the National Basketball Association because of a handful of ignorant writers, athletes, and sports pundits...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 1,970 reads 0 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant: Is Lakers Star Near the End of the Road with a Slipping Franchise?

    Right now I know one thing for sure: Kobe Bryant isn't looking like Kobeā€”and the Los Angeles Lakers self-destructed on national television in the 2011 NBA Playoffs ...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 386 reads 1 comments

  20. Mike Shanahan's Future with Redskins: Messy QB Controversy Won't Help

    I don't know what Washington Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan is thinking. Why didn't he just go out and get a quality quarterback when he signed on with the Burgundy and Gold? Now, two quarterbacks later he's back where he started...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about over 2 years ago 351 reads 0 comments

  21. Oakland Raiders: Al Davis Was a Sports Icon the World Will Never See Again

    I write this column with a heavy heart because Al Davis is the reason I'm a rabid NFL fan and the sole reason I have rooted for the Oakland Raiders my entire life...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about almost 3 years ago 141 reads 0 comments

  22. Skins QB Rex Grossman: Can He Handle the Toughest Job in Washington?

    Talk about the hot seat for Rex Grossman. The only one with a hotter seat at Redskins Park is Coach Mike Shanahan. The quarterback of the Washington Redskins is a more important job than Speaker of the House or Majority Leader, it seems...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about almost 3 years ago 383 reads 0 comments

  23. Washington Redskins: Younger, Quicker and Faster, but Tough Division Awaits

    These aren't your father's Redskins, ladies and gentlemen. The names, faces and even positions are changing. Just look at the quarterback, John Beck is as new as it gets when it comes to one of the toughest jobs in the Nation's Capital...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about almost 3 years ago 1,290 reads 2 comments

  24. Washington Nationals Back in Cellar Without Jim Riggleman

    Former Washington Nationals manager Jim Riggleman had the Nats on a roll, and found himself getting rolled out of town in the process. Yes, I understand he resigned, but he saw the handwriting on the wall...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about almost 3 years ago 312 reads 4 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders: Time for Al Davis to Relinquish Some Control of Silver and Black?

    You'll get no argument from me when you say Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis is an NFL icon and is partly responsible for the sport being "America's New Favorite Pastime." Davis helped make the NFL the most popular sport in America...

    Greg Starddard Written by Greg Starddard about 3 years ago 1,686 reads 107 comments