2024-05-27 1:55 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Picking Splinters: Leonsis’s Vision

I suppose I shouldn't be as surprised as I am. After all, you don't become an entrepreneurial mogul with seriously flawed foresight. However, I never, ever, ever expected Washington Capitals' owner Ted Leonsis's rose-colored prognostications regarding his team to play out in such grand fashion.

Picking Splinters: Marathon Images Haunt and Inspire

Last weekend, I found at least 34,000 people that I wouldn’t mind having in the proverbial fox hole with me. It wasn’t exactly a lengthy interview process. In fact, we didn’t even speak. All they did, really, was compete in the Marine Corps Marathon.