1. Ticket Troubles at Byrd Stadium

    Everybody’s going through tough times, and fandom is quickly proving to be the most expendable luxury in this economy. Be that as it may, I’m sure the University of Miami is having little trouble selling out suites and things this year...

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  2. Clinton Portis Pours Gasoline on Redskins' Hot Seat

    Bottom line: You know that an owner is far too involved in the affairs of a football team when the team’s best player tells the truth on fan perspective...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 854 reads 1 comments

  3. How Chief Zee Could Change the History of Washington Football

    I don’t need to go into how ridiculously racist the caricature that is Chief Zee is. Especially to American minorities and people who are smarter than oxen, but I do respect him as a black man and as a sports fan...

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  4. NCAA Basketball Tournament Returning to Verizon Center in 2011

    The last time I was at a tournament game of any kind in the Verizon Center, Miami defeated a non-descript Virginia Cavaliers team in the opening rounds of the ACC tournament. Now, I’ll have the chance to do it REAL big on F Street...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 366 reads 0 comments

  5. Thoughts on Robert Henson and Nitwit Washington Redskins Fans

    There’s a delicate balance that is necessary to be a Washington football fan. You want so badly for the team to accomplish to the level of talent on the roster. You want the coach to become the kind of leader that is as revered as his predecessor

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  6. When Rivals Lose: The Baltimore-Washington Edition

    So it just crossed my mind that the arch rivals of the Washington and Baltimore NFL teams lost yesterday, on the same day that the local teams captured victory...

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  7. Gary Williams Gets Extension Through 2013

    Gary Williams, the much maligned coach of the Maryland Terrapins men’s basketball team has received a one-year extension through 2013, the UMD athletic department announced today...

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  8. Baltimore Ravens Secondary Woes are No Passing Fancy

    You thought that Washington had a hard time in victory? Try being a Ravens fan. The birds win another close one, albeit it on the road against a Super Bowl contender...

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  9. Maryland Terrapin Football—Embracing the Mid-Major Way

    Baltimore Sun reporter Jamison Hensley Twittered this last Saturday after the Maryland Terrapins lost to Middle Tennessee State, 32-31: @jamisonhensley As a Univ. of Md. grad, it’s embarrassing to lose to Mid Tenn once...

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  10. The Chronicles of Nick Young

    So there’s a new Washington sports blog you should check for, the D.C. Landing Strip. Out of the gate, they talked Nick Young into doing a series of interviews throughout the season, and ...

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  11. Redefining the Clinton Administration

    It seems so far off that Clinton Portis was a serious contender for the NFL MVP award just a season ago. Through half of a season, Portis had rushed for 995 yards, seven touchdowns, and the affection of rabid Washington football faithful...

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  12. Derrick Mason Proves Keyshawn Johnson a Buffoon

    Keyshawn Johnson is a hired mouthpiece, paid on his ability to talk smack from the comfort of an analyst chair. The same analyst chair once occupied by Rush Limbaugh, so that should tell you how much value accompanies the gig...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 150 reads 1 comments

  13. Baltimore Orioles' "Underrated" Roberts and Markakis Still Losing in Charm City

    Courtesy of the Roar from 34, we now know that the Orioles lead the league in underrated players. And that’s a shame, because the Sports Illustrated piece gives a faulty impression ...

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  14. Five Reasons Why ACC Football Sucks

    The only thing worse than being a fan of ACC football these days is being a fan of mid-major football, and even that has the benefit of reveling in underdog culture. The days ahead are sure to be long for ACC football teams...

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  15. If Gilbert Arenas' Knees are Good, Washington's Playoff Hopes Are Too

    You gotta admit, the Washington Wizards are doing all that they can to position Gilbert Arenas’ healthy return to the hardwood as the comeback story of the year...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 395 reads 6 comments

  16. Joe Flacco, Ray Rice, and Le'Ron McClain Good as It Gets for Baltimore Ravens

    My heart was set on using this space to fret over the impending doom of three or four years from now, when the Ravens will be pained to decide which young superstars—Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and Le’Ron McClain—they will retain for big money.

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 143 reads 0 comments

  17. Waiting on Washington Football To Change

    If you woke up this morning still a fan of Washington football, you should give yourself a pat on the back...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 104 reads 1 comments

  18. Troy Polamalu, Meet the Madden Curse

    Every year, some ultra-competitive, non-superstitious athlete signs up to be on the cover of the Madden NFL football video game. Every year, an unfortunate happenstance befalls that athlete...

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  19. Air Today, Gone Tomorrow: Can D.C. Fans Celebrate Michael Jordan's Enshrinement?

    No. Don’t even try it, Wizards fans. As much as we would like to grab hold of something immortal, something like the center of the basketball universe to infuse a little sunlight into our ...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 778 reads 6 comments

  20. Ravens Game Day Prices Go Up The Charts, Upside Your Head

    Who woulda thunk it? The Baltimore Ravens have a more expensive game day experience than their NFC counterparts down the road in Washington. The average family of four will pay $481...

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  21. Will the Real Jason Campbell Please Stand Up?

    Which Jason Campbell will be the quarterback Washington football fans can check for this year? The quarterback who is maligned and halfway out of town? Or is he the second coming ...

    Jarrett Carter Written by Jarrett Carter about 5 years ago 48 reads 1 comments

  22. Tanner Cooley: The Smartest Man in Washington, D.C.

    Plenty of the all-star caliber athletes have siblings that are known solely for being the siblings of all-stars. But Tanner Cooley is something different...

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  23. Andre' Woodson Is the Sentinel

    If you think a guy has the potential to spill secrets to a division rival after you cut him, how about not cutting Andre’ Woodson, New York Giants? “I have been a part of ...

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  24. Will Ravens' Decision to Keep Just Four Receivers Leave Offense Short-Handed?

    The Ravens cut the majority of the wide receivers they brought in through draft and free agency, and from all appearances they seem comfortable with the core of Derrick Mason, Demetrius Williams, Mark Clayton, and Kelley Washington...

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  25. Maryland Terrapins Do Not Belong On the West Coast

    Let’s just tell the truth; the University of Maryland and athletes associated with the University of Maryland have no business on the West Coast. The Terrapins football team traveled to the west side to take on the Cal Bears this past weekend...

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