Author Archives: Rajan Nanavati

NBA Co-Mock Draft 2018: Day Before The Draft Projections

By | June 20, 2018

For the second year in a row, Hail To The District’s NBA Draft “experts” — and we use said descriptor in the loosest way possible — assembled to mock out what we think will happen in tomorrow’s 2018 NBA Draft.

The Caps Are The Champs, But Us Fans Are The Winners

By | June 13, 2018

While this quote might be from Napoleon Bonaparte, considered by many to be the greatest military leader in human history, I think it sums up the the better part of the last three decades of DC sports fandom succinctly yet superbly: “Victory belongs to the most persevering.”

Hello, Stanley: The Washington Capitals Are Eastern Conference Champions

By | May 24, 2018

If I told you that at DC sports team is playing in a postseason game that doubles as the most important sporting even for any professional sports team in our nation’s capital, you’d instinctively — and correctly — tell me that there’s a 99.99% chance that something bad is going to happen.

One big step for the Washington Capitals, One giant win for Washington Capitals fans.

By | May 8, 2018

Is it hyperbole to say that last night’s win is the biggest sports victory this city has had since January of 1992?

Da’Ron Payne: A Good Decision, That Could Be A Great One

By | April 27, 2018

Now that i’ve walked myself off the ledge of “WHY THE HELL DIDN’T WE DRAFT DERWIN JAMES, A NEAR CONSENSUS TOP-7 PLAYER IN THE NFL DRAFT!?!?,” I can calmly and rationally say the following things about the Washington Redskins’ selection of defensive tackle Da’Ron Payne from the University of Alabama.

The SemiColumn: 10 Tantalizing Storylines Heading Into The 2018 NFL Draft

By | April 20, 2018

We’re less than one week from what figures to be a wild first round of the 2018 NFL Draft, so it’s time for the annual pre-draft SemiColumn, examining the latest & greatest (and stupidest) draft rumors we’re hearing to date.