Today began like any other Sunday. I woke up before my wife, drank copious amounts of coffee, watched a few episodes of Brockmire, did some yard work, and Zoomed with my family. It wasn’t until later, after having a beer and picking up Jesse Dougherty’s ‘Buzzsaw’, that the nostalgia kicked in.
HTTD’s Patrick Rice discusses the Washington Nationals re-signing World Series MVP pitcher Stephen Strasburg.
HTTD’s Rajan Nanavati and Patrick Rice reconvened to discuss the Washington Post story in which Trent Williams publicly shreds DC sports’ persona non grata, Bruce Allen.
Tonight marks the first All-Star game in Washington, DC since 1969.
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.
Washington Capitals Tags:
Alexander Ovechkin, Andre Burakovsky, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Michael Wilbon, Mike Milbury, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, T.J. Oshie, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins, Washington Wizards
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.
HTTD’s Rajan Nanavati and Patrick Rice are joined by Jamal Collier, the Washington Nationals’ beat writer for MLB.com, to preview the upcoming 2018 season for the Nationals.
Editor’s Note: In his ongoing “Zimm’s Corner” monthly report on the hometown Washington Nationals, HTTD writer Patrick Rice discusses the prolificness of the “Nats Bats” in 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?
DC Sports Tags:
Albert Haynesworth, Alexander Ovechkin, Bradley Beal, Bryce Harper, Chris Webber, Clayton Kershaw, Detroit Tigers, Gaylord Perry, Jaromir Jagr, John Wall, Jordan Zimmerman, Los Angeles Dodgers, Max Scherzer, Miami Marlins, Nicklas Backstrom, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Rogers Clemens, Roy Halladay, Washington Nationals
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.
DC Sports Tags:
Alexander Ovechkin, Avery Bradley, Baltimore Orioles, Barry Melrose, Barry Trotz, Boston Celtics, Braden Holtby, Cleveland Cavaliers, Daniel Winnik, Ernie Grunfeld, John Wall, Marc-Andre Fleury, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Michael Wilbon, Mike Emrick, Patric Hornqvist, Pittsburgh Penguins, Russell Westbrook, Stephen Strasburg, T.J. Oshie, Tony Kornheiser, Washington Capitals, Washington Nationals, Washington Wizards