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.
Is it hyperbole to say that last night’s win is the biggest sports victory this city has had since January of 1992?
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Hail To The District writer Dash Kannan provides his thoughts on the Cleveland Cavaliers winning the 2015-2016 NBA Championship, from the viewpoint of a Washington, D.C. sports fan.