1. Washington, DC: The Decade's Biggest Loser, Can the Capitals Save Us?

    About a year ago, our friends at MisterIrrelevant determined that D.C. was, in fact, America's worst professional sports city. The data was pulled mostly from the 2008 calender year but included the beginning portions of the 2007-2008 NHL and NBA seasons.

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  2. The Caps Draft Is In Good Hands With the "Vice President of Atmosphere"

    Now that, amigos, is what I call a mullet.Caps GM George McPhee, a.k.a. the former "VP of Atmosphere" of Blue Moon Mexican Cafe restaurants in New York City, a.k.a. DC's longest tenured GM, a...

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  3. NBA Draft Review

    We could have had Rubio................ I would like to give a big f*ck you to Grunfeld for that stupid trade, Agent-0 for having a fat contract that is preventing a rebuild, and Agent-0 again for refusing to shift to SG for the good of the team...

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  4. A Farewell Poem for The Poet, Etan Thomas

    Wizards+-+Etan+Thomas">Etan Thomas has been nothing but class class class since joining the Wizards in 2001, has shown nothing but love for D.C. and deserves a classy good bye...

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  5. Washington Nationals Fans Direct Clueless Red Sox Fans to Gay Bars

    A level of toolishness and arrogance once found only amongst Yankees fans has abruptly crept its way into Red Sawx Nation, and my hatred level for the latter has risen accordingly. So, I found this story amusing...

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  6. Obligatory Matt Wieters Update

    Baseball Jesus' season splits, courtesy of ESPN and the buttons on my keyboard that when pushed together perform a "print screen" function:He's clearly starting to get big league pitching, ...

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  7. Wilbon Loses Mind, Keeps Job

    Take a good look at what Michael Wilbon puked out in the first sentence of his Washington Post column this morning:"No way in the world I'd have taken Stephen Strasburg with the No. 1 pick in the draft...

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  8. C.R.E.A.MLB Draft: After Strasburg, Nats & O's Make Careful Picks

    In a year in which 90 amateurs demanded 1st round money, and during an economic downturn in which a studly baseball hunk like Jay Gibbons has to play for the Newark Whoseewhatsits, ...

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  9. Hey! Let's all get excited about the hockey stylings of John Carlson!

    It’s foolish to get overly excited about a 19-year-old defenseman; almost as foolish as thinking MTV would ever film “The Real World” here getting all engorged over the idea ...

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  10. 30 Year MLB Rankings: Yanks #1, Expos/Nats Dead Last

    Today being the eve of the 2009 Strasburg draft, I thought I'd create a formula to rank all 30 major league teams over the last 30 years (1979-2008). Why only 30 years? Good question...

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  11. Orakpo Switch to OLB Rivals New Coke for Epic Stupidity

    DC Landing Strip correspondent Marion's Crackpipe checks in with some opinions on Brian Orakpo and the Great Position Switch of 2009.Last week a genius idea struck me...

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  12. Hoyas Early Summer Preview

    DC Landing Strip's Georgetown Hoyas expert Marion's Crackpipe checks in with his early season preview. It’s June, and you know what that means: It’s time to talk Hoya basketball! ...

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  13. The Case for Michael Vick on the Redskins: As if Dan Snyder Needs Convincing

    This article first ran at the DC Landing Strip. Listen, I'm no Redskins apologist. I hate Dan Snyder with all but two fibers in my being (the two that realize that he's better than this guy)...

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  14. Nationals' Best Pitcher Not Yet on Nationals

    Next Tuesday, the most exciting draft in sports hits us like a hangover poop at 8:15 a.m.: Suddenly and explosively. Most of the explosion this year will be coming from your soon-to-be most dominant pitcher in DC: Stephen Strasburg...

    DC Landing Strip Written by DC Landing Strip about over 5 years ago 130 reads 4 comments

  15. Jason La Canfora Leaves 'Skins Beat

    For those devout Redskins followers who refresh Redskins Insider every 30 seconds during football season, by now you've become acquainted with the voice of "The Sourcerer" Jason La Canfora...

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  16. Orioles 1, M's 0: Rich Hill Shows All You Need Is One

    "All you need is one." Tenacious D Rich Hill tossed a beauty, the bullpen didn't mess it up, and that was all the Os needed to earn their eighth W in 11 games...

    DC Landing Strip Written by DC Landing Strip about over 5 years ago 31 reads 3 comments

  17. Wizards Draft Preview Part II: Evaluating the Prospects

    In Part I of our Washington Wizards draft preview, we arrived at three conclusions:1. The NBA Draft Lottery is an unnecessary, superficial, awkward event;2. Gilbert Arenas is not what one would call a "classic" point guard;3...

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  18. Nationals Lose 6th in a Row: Ask for Blog Coverage

    “It’s mind-numbing at times to watch the Nationals' defense.”-Rob Dibble said in the fourth inning of yesterday's game.The Nats' 4-2 loss last night marked their third, six-game losing streak of the season...

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  19. Caps Doping Investigation

    Momma Plotty once said people living in glass houses should not throw stones. She followed that up by cautioning me against trusting people who are facing 21 criminal charges, ...

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  20. Chris Pronger Could Be the D-Bag the Doctor Ordered for the Washington Capitals

    So I'm sitting at a bar in Brooklyn on Saturday nursing a beer. Apparently someone that speaks hipster had spread the word about the Sierra Nevada draft special and a horde of these fuckers took over the bar...

    DC Landing Strip Written by DC Landing Strip about over 5 years ago 141 reads 1 comments

  21. Jansen Cut by Redskins, Is Still A Man

    I guess the writing's been on the wall for a while now, but today the 'Skins made it official, Redskins-cut-Jansen-46472752.html">releasing right tackle Jon Jansen. The longest tenured 'Skin and bulldozer of a run blocker was set to make $1...

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  22. Revelation: Decent Pitching Correlated With Success!

    Thursday's 5-1 victory over Detroit on Wieters Eve not only marked ZAUN's last game as an everyday starter, for which we at DCLS shed a bittersweet tear, it completed the Orioles' most successful week-long stretch of the season...

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  23. When Not Dominating NHL, Ovechkin Spends Summers Dominating Gameshows, Babes

    It's been nearly 100 hours since the inception of the Landing Strip, and we have yet to mention Alex Ovechkin. Forgive me Red Jesus, for I have sinned...

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  24. Jay Gibbons ACTUALLY Has a Baseball Job?!?!

    Look I realize the economy is in the shitter right now and Americans are making tough choices to put food on the table...

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  25. Thoughts on Matt Wieters Call-Up

    The cherry blossoms trees populating our fair Potomac waterfront each Spring, like a 40-something mother-of-three’s resolution to stave off Pringles and Chunky Monkey come January ...

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