Tag Archives: Alexander Ovechkin

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.

Is Max Scherzer the best professional athlete in Washington, D.C.?

By | June 22, 2017

Just ask yourself: how many times does a big-named, high-priced player acquisition arrive in Washington, D.C., and actually live up to the billing?

Being a D.C. Sports Fan is Cruel and Usual Punishment

By | May 11, 2017

The official time of death yesterday, for what was billed as the most important night in D.C. sports in the last quarter century, was 9:38pm.