1. Letting it Stand: The Final Post

    It’s been fun – the friends and associates made through blogging Baltimore-Washington sports have been incredible to say the least...

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  2. How Daniel Snyder Can Immediately Improve the Redskins: Joe Gibbs

    Part of the reason that Daniel Snyder continues to bring in coach after coach, free agent after free agent, and losing season after losing season is because its profitable for him...

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  3. Terps Basketball: Masters of Good News and Bad News

     The good news for the Maryland Terrapins is that they defeated Florida Atlantic going away to raise their record to 8-3, and distance themselves against winter mid-major meltdowns of the past...

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  4. Ravens-Steelers: Too Much Big Love for Big Ben on Broadcast?

    It’s one thing for network commentators to openly display man crushes for Ben Roethlisberger. It’s another when they continue to refer to him during the game by his moniker...

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  5. Don't Trust Those New Washington Wizards

    Just don’t. They get a big win, they follow it up with one of the worst losses you could ever imagine watching...

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  6. Baltimore Ravens Love Penalties (and Wish To Marry Them)

    What exactly has the Baltimore Ravens infatuated with penalties? Is it that they absolutely have to protect the brand of defense they’ve built over the years? Are they not able to be fast ...

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  7. Albert Haynesworth Falls Down on the Job

    Maybe Albert Haynesworth hates Greg Blache , and maybe he’s exactly right to require a better system by which the Redskins can wreak havoc...

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  8. Why Gilbert Arenas Should Never Own Guns

    Struggling knee patient . Eccentric millionaire. Alleged cuckolded fiancee’ and father. NBA all-star. Is it his right as an American to do so? Absolutely...

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  9. Legendary Sports Broadcaster George Michael Dies

    The originator of highlights odd and exhilarating has died. George Michael, long time Washington-area sports broadcaster and the creator of the George Michael Sports Machine, passed away today at the age of 70 ...

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  10. Why Ed Reed Should Retire

    It’s all coming to an end for the Baltimore Ravens. The smothering defense, the happy-go-disciplined approach to the game. The youthfulness of playing football...

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  11. Why Earl Boykins is the Best and Worst Thing to Happen to the Washington Wizards

    Earl Boykins is something the Washington Wizards could have never expected. For better and for worse. Really, what does it say when Ernie Grunfeld has the eye to grab a diminutive journeyman ...

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  12. Should Flip Saunders Be Fired?

    Note the question is “should” not “could,” because there’s no way the Washington Wizards are going to jettison the one variable that has nothing to do with their inconsistency...

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  13. What Makes the Washington Capitals So Great?

    As someone who is just coming into his own as an avid hockey fan, I must admit that I am not nuanced in what makes a good hockey team. I know about shifts, but don’t quite get why specific players are important within them...

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  14. Interviewing Jerry Gray Doesn't Make the Redskins Less Racist

    So, the Redskins would have us believe that because they got a flighty, minority assistant coach to conduct a token interview for a not-yet-vacant head coaching gig , they aren’t a racist organization...

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  15. DC-Baltimore: DC Area Reigns Supreme in Crab Bowl

    In metro areas where basketball is the sport of leisure and survival, the Crab Bowl provides a cute gridiron distraction just prior to the Christmas break...

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  16. How Jim Zorn Will Dismantle the Washington Redskins Franchise

    Not that he needs that much help, because Daniel Snyder has already done such a fine job of it, but if Snyder is going to fire Jim Zorn, it will cost him much more than the remaining terms of the contract...

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  17. Ron Jaworski Defends Jason Campbell, Bemoans Redskins' Stretch Play

    If Ron Jaworski believes in Jason Campbell , then why can’t raving lunatics around the DMV believe in Jason Campbell? Or perhaps you’d like more stretch plays served up with your ...

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  18. Why the Ravens Aren't Built for Playoff Success

    The sentiment is two down and two to go for the Baltimore Ravens. They’ve dispatched of the Lions, and assaulted the Bears in a display reminiscent of the better days from the Monsters of the Midway ...

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  19. Daniel Snyder is Not a Big Fan of Outliers

    With Daniel Snyder on the verge of bringing in Mike Shanahan as head coach of the Washington Redskins, D.C. Landing Strip has provided us with insight into what this team could be with a little continuity...

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  20. Wizards Beat Warriors; Welcome to Gilbert's Arena

    The Washington Wizards headed into their game against the Golden State Warriors last night with the weight of this world and Pandora’s around their necks...

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  21. Vinny Cerrato Resigns, Washington Redskins' Biggest Problem Grows Stronger

    If there are any Redskins fans who genuinely believe Vinny Cerrato was a problem, and think he was more than a figurehead deflecting attention from Daniel Snyder’s manipulative and erratic ...

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  22. Kenpom Says Georgetown Hoyas are Okay. Maryland Terps, Not So Much

    Kenpom is a fancy pythagorean-calculative program that projects the wins for college basketball teams . Independent of sweaty blazers, argumentative guards, and failed Princeton offenses, it ...

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  23. Washington Wizards Reach New Low, Solicit Inbounds Play from Fans

    As if the Wizards weren’t in a bad enough spot, ESPN is running a promotion for fans to draw up an inbounds play that the Wizards will use in a game...

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  24. Ten Legitimate Reasons to Despise LeBron James

    In a technologically-evolving society, you can’t just hate on sports figures because they are good at what they do and aren’t doing it for your squad...

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  25. Are the Redskins Better Than Their Record?

    Bill Parcells famously said that you are what your record says you are, and no truer words have ever been spoken. But in Washington, one of the things that makes local sports so agonizingly painful ...

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