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.”
Just before midnight, some 30 minutes after Alexander Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time, I stood in a swarm of 40,000 best friends with my colleague and reflected on what just happened.
Do you bank with Capital One? If so, then you might have noticed a slightly different logo on the company’s homepage, when you logged in to your bank account online.
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.
HTTD’s Patrick Rice is joined by DC Sports Talk Czar Grant Paulsen to discuss some of the early storylines around the Washington Nationals through roughly two months of the MLB season.
Is it hyperbole to say that last night’s win is the biggest sports victory this city has had since January of 1992?
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.
Here’s a fun disclaimer that should make you put a whole lot of faith in this mock draft: by the fifth or sixth pick of the 2018 NFL Draft tonight, my final mock draft (below) will likely be rendered totally worthless.
This is going to be quick and to the point. This is my only mock so this is an aggregate of all the information I’ve gleaned.
HTTD’s Rajan Nanavati talked to NFL Insider Benjamin Allbright of Mile High Sports Radio, to get the latest buzz regarding what could happen in the 2018 NFL Draft.