1. UConn: While the Women Prevail, the Men Fail

    This was predictable: The UConn ladies, led by head coach Geno Auriemma, Maya Moore, Tina Charles, and others (including Kalana Greene and Tiffany Hayes), trounced their latest victim West Virginia, ...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 175 reads 0 comments

  2. Washington Redskins: Chris Samuels Retires, and I'm Happy About It

    Yesterday afternoon, the Washington Redskins' venerable left tackle Chris Samuels did the expected on the same day that 10 members of the team were cut (for salary cap reasons) before the start of the NFL free agency period...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 1,279 reads 2 comments

  3. Washington Caps Good Moves On and Off the Ice

    Before the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver took place, I was a bit nervous for the pro hockey team in Washington. Its phenomenal 14-game win streak was snapped in one-goal downers by two teams in Canada (Montreal and Ottawa) and one in St...

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  4. Maryland-Duke: Terrapins Beat Blue Devils in a Thriller

    Oh, it was a chess match throughout, but Maryland, on Senior Night for Greivis Vasquez, Eric Hayes, and Landon Milbourne, checkmated at the end, with the 22nd-ranked Terrapins beating No. 4 Duke at home, 79-72...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 1,194 reads 4 comments

  5. Maryland Head Coach Gary Williams Truly Runs "Garyland"

    Not too far from the massive arena called the Comcast Center on the University of Maryland-College Park campus lies a mural above a small bridge and creek...

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  6. NBA: No Chewing Of Straws. Say Whaaat?!

    It has dawned on me that the older National Basketball Association commissioner David Stern gets, the more I see the NBA turning into its more restrictive American football counterpart—the NFL, aka the No Fun League...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 567 reads 0 comments

  7. Lindsey Vonn (Not Stacy's Mom) Has Got It Goin' On

    Fountains of Wayne, your song's OK, but the subject of your affection is wrong; it should be Lindsey Vonn that's got it goin' on...

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  8. The NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest Is No Slam Dunk Anymore

    Maybe I'm getting older and less able to tolerate b.s. anymore, but I didn't even stick around to watch the final outcome of the NBA slam dunk competition in Dallas last night...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 2,341 reads 16 comments

  9. With New Sheriff Mike Shanahan in Town, Clinton Portis Should Go

    As the Washington Redskins’ 25th new head coach (and Executive Vice President of Football Operations), Mike Shanahan has been pretty busy since he signed a five-year contract last week worth even more money than I have toes and fingers combined...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 1,392 reads 7 comments

  10. The Cardiac Cardinals Strike Again: Arizona Strips Green Bay in OT Win

    Boy, what a game! If this wasn't as exciting as a college football bowl game, then someone needs to convince me otherwise...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 252 reads 2 comments

  11. The New England Pats Blown Out at Home: The End of a Dynasty?

    Unlike most college football games, whenever one team in the NFL is down by three touchdowns or more, it’s hard for another team, regardless of how talented it is, to come back and win. It’s pretty much a wrap by that time...

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  12. The Better Team, Not the Better QB, Won the 2009-'10 BCS Title

    In the second of two games held early in 2010 in Pasadena, California, a couple of the most storied college football programs went head-to-head in a good-but-not-great 2010 Citi BCS Championship Game...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about almost 5 years ago 292 reads 4 comments

  13. 'Twas the Year In Review: A Poetic Recap of Sports in 2009

    Note: I’m loosely taking a page from Clement Clarke Moore’s famous Twas the Night Before Christmas poem to give a 2009 year-in-review look at sports...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 104 reads 5 comments

  14. Are You Ready For...Next Year? It's a Virtual Redskins G.M. Moment

    It's done, Virginia. There is no Santa Claus. If you're rooting for a professional team in the nation's capital, then one more bleak season looks to close unceremoniously in a few weeks after Santa drops coal in Dan Snyder's proverbial stocking...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 453 reads 15 comments

  15. Washington Redskins: No Portis, No Problem...No Betts, Big Problem

    Here is what embattled Washington Redskins head coach Jim Zorn said during the press conference at Redskins Park on Monday, when he told the local media who will be the team's starting ...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 628 reads 11 comments

  16. Bye-Bye, Birdie: The NFL Levies Bud Adams Heavy

    Remember when, as kids in an archaic time period, our mothers would scold us for sticking our tongues out at funny-looking strangers, and say something like, "[Insert your full , full name here], ...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 292 reads 5 comments

  17. You Gotta Have Heart: Washington Redskins Shock Denver at Home

    The ’Skins got off the schneid! For now. I’ll be honest and admit that I’ve been very critical of the performance of the Washington Redskins this season. I and many others in the Bleacher Report and Washington, D...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 394 reads 5 comments

  18. I Think I Love Hockey: How a Capitals Fan Overcame Barriers to Embrace the Ice

    While watching the Washington Capitals eke out a 5-4 win over the New York Islanders at Verizon Center, thanks to an 11th round shootout wrist shot by captain Chris Clark on Veterans Day Wednesday ...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 873 reads 99 comments

  19. Washington Loses Again: Don't Call It a Comeback—Yet

    You know it's bad when so far in the season I've been watching most of the Redskins games after halftime. Sadly, it's either been unbearable for me to watch a Redskins game at all or it's just ...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 202 reads 4 comments

  20. Phillies-Yankees: Cliff Lee Shines in Game One of 2009 World Series

    More over, Cole Hamels. The Philadelphia Phillies have another big-time lefty ace in town. Cliff Lee proved his worth last night with a six-hit complete game against the mighty New York Yankees, striking out 10 and walking none...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 18 reads 0 comments

  21. The 2009 World Series: The Right Two Teams Are in It

    As it has been pitted, it's cheesecake vs cheesesteak. The City That Never Sleeps vs The City of Brotherly Love. Girardi vs Manuel. A-Rod vs Ryan Howard. CC Sabathia vs Cliff Lee...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 678 reads 2 comments

  22. Washington Redskins Have a Different Play-Caller, but Get the Same Results

    When a man with a résumé that includes Super Bowl rings is plucked from his retired Bingo duties in Michigan to come back and call plays for a hapless team, drastic changes can't be made overnight...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 197 reads 15 comments

  23. Just Bag It: Why Chris Samuels Should Retire With His Head Held High

    Let me first notify those reacting to the headline with the following: I'm NOT knocking the massive (6'5", 314 lb.) man with the basso profundo , Southern drawl from Mobile, Alabama. NOT, OK? Good...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 313 reads 4 comments

  24. I Like Pink: The NFL's Effort To Raise Awareness Is a Plus

    I don't have an effeminate bone in my body, as I'd rather watch boxing than America's Next Top Model, a violent action movie to a chick flick any day...

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  25. Rock The Red: Washington Is Now The Caps' Town

    Feel it comin’ in the air/ And the screams from everywhere/ I’m addicted to the thrill/ It’s a dangerous love affair...

    K. D.  James Written by K. D. James about 5 years ago 105 reads 2 comments