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  1. NBA Overnight: The Final Days of Mike Woodson, the Golden Age of ...

    Chris Ryan

    Every once in a while, the NBA throws a randomly awesome night at us and we need to run through the games and savor the flavor. Last night was one such night. Dig in. The Agony of the Knicks, the Ecstasy of the Wiz YEAH. THAT'S JAN VESELY DUN...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  2. No, Mike Shanahan, This Is How You Get Fired ...

    Chris Ryan

    Mike Shanahan is going to get fired. Usually there's some uncertainty when we say something like that. But there's no uncertainty here. We know Mike Shanahan is going to get fired because it's pretty obvious that Mike Shanahan is trying to get fired,...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  3. Cataloguing John Wall's 99 Points Over the Last Three Games

    Chris Ryan

    Over the course of the last three games, John Wall has scored 99 points. I just watched all of them with the new video playlist function. I basically invented John Wall RedZone. You can thank me later. [Editor's Note: You may notice that I...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  4. Chip Kelly and the Eagles Are Here to Make Football Fun Again

    Chris Ryan

    All day Monday, people were trying to prepare me for reality. "You know they're going to lose right?" "You know they're playing the Washington NFL team, not Washington State, right?" "The Eagles might score 50, but the Redskins will score 5...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  5. Overrated, Underrated, or Properly Rated: Ethan Hawke

    Chris Ryan

    Close your eyes. Actually, don't — keep reading. But "close your eyes." Closed? OK, now think of Ethan Hawke. What do you see? Distressed jeans? Weirdly buttoned or oddly tucked shirt? Tattered copy of Slaughterhouse Five in the back pocket? Go...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  6. Step Up Your Elephant-Passing Game, Derrick Rose

    Chris Ryan

    This was Robert Mays's reaction to seeing this picture: "Eleven months later, Derrick, and you're not even dunking off your left foot. RG3 is throwing passes to elephants, which, according to the Ringling Bros. dude who throws passes to elephants, is...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  7. NBA Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: John Wall Goes Electric

    Chris Ryan

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA action. 1. John Wall John Wall might be the best player in the NBA right now not named Kevin or LeBron. That should actually be an award: The M.V.P.N.N.K.L. Give that award to...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  8. I Don't Believe in Miracles; I Believe in Jordan Crawford and Ken...

    Chris Ryan

    I know the the Blazers' announcing team of Mike Barrett and Mike Rice are trying to keep their enthusiasm for the visiting Wizards to a minimum, but come on, you called the shot before it happened, then it happened; you might as well bask in the Kres...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  9. Cool Diagnostic Technique, Dr. James Andrews

    Chris Ryan

    "Coach Shanahan didn't lie about it, and I didn't lie ... I didn't get to examine [Griffin's knee] because he came out for one play, didn't let us look at him and on the next play, he ran through all the players and back out onto the field. Coach Sha...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  10. Chris Brody Was Right: The Wizards Beat the Heat

    Chris Ryan

    A couple of weeks ago on Homeland, the often neglected Chris Brody told his surrogate father, Magic Mike, that the Wizards were beating the Heat. It seemed like yet another far-fetched scenario from a show that's increasingly full of such situations....

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  11. 27-Day Warning: This Guy Is a Redskins Fan

    Chris Ryan

    Football, football, football, football, football, football, football....

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  12. Jayson Werth Should Probably Know Better

    Chris Ryan

    Nobody knows better than me the kind of battery throwing, Santa beating, and goat sacrificing that Philadelphia sports fans are capable of. I am guilty of at least two of those things myself. Nobody knows better ... except for maybe Washington Nat...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  13. Brandon Knight: No Longer Thirsty

    Chris Ryan

    The best part about this, aside from the fact that there are no beverages left in the world because they all fell on Brandon Knight, is that, according to The Washington Post's Michael Lee, Wizards guard John Wall "chuckled" at the sight of Knight ta...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  14. JaVale! We Take It All Back!

    Chris Ryan

    Just the other day, Denver coach George Karl compared new Nugget JaVale McGee (acquired in a trade with Washington for Nene) to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, saying "I think he plays a little bit like Kareem, but he's a defensive Kareem more than an offensive...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  15. And Then We Came to the End of Blatche and McGee

    Chris Ryan

    First they traded JaVale McGee. And we were sad. Then they shut down Andray Blatche. And we were beside ourselves. Tuesday, just a few days after sending JaVale McGee to Denver, the Washington Wizards announced they were shutting down Andray Blatc...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  16. Andray Blatche Wore Uggs to the DMV

    Chris Ryan

    Here's more evidence that Wizards forward Andray Blatche is just like Tom Brady. (I'VE BEEN SAYING THAT.) This comes to us via Dan Steinberg at the Washington Post. A Twitter user who goes by the handle @LiveyourrrLife spotted Blatche at a District o...

    Blog | February 29, 2012