Mike,Looks like the Redskins took your advice and drafted for need rather than splash. What do you think of their haul? Joe G.
Picking Splinters: Hoyas Hanging On
If you happen to know a Georgetown Hoyas fan, forgive them if they seem on edge this weekend, it’s just because it feels like the next two seasons of Georgetown basketball may hang in the balance.
Picking Splinters: First Mailbag Deliver 2009
Did Tim Tebow really have to damn us to another year of hearing college football announcers gush like they’re describing their first true love?
Jody’s Jam of The Week
DC Film Society Oscar Party, February 24, Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Draft House
Feeling the Draft
As Ovechkin’s Monster Season Continues, Two Other Picks From the First Round of the 2004 Are Helping Resurrect the Caps Blue Line and The Team’s Chances in the Southeast Division. Since the Washington Capitals selected Alexander Ovechkin with the first pick in the 2004 draft, the sensational Russian’s list of […]
Report: Fairfax County Far Short on Meeting Affordable Housing Needs
Even with a penny on the Fairfax County real estate tax rate designated for affordable housing, the effort after two years is coming nowhere near filling need that exists in the county. The goals of the county’s penny policy have been met, but there’s a big difference between goals and […]
Picking Splinters: A Failure of Frugality
Most fantasy sports participants pore over their teams, researching draft picks and waiver moves and crafting their team with a level of care and attention to detail normally reserved for Renaissance-era art and military aircraft. That’s certainly true in my case. That’s why it was tremendously sad when I drove […]
Picking Splinters: Signings a Good Signal
The signings of pitchers Jack McGeary and Josh Smoker will save the Nationals from baseball oblivion.
Picking Splinters: Reward the Faithful
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis didn’t hesitate long before answering the question at the uniform unveiling party at Kettler Captials Iceplex last Friday. When asked if he would “show some solidarity” with three fans who had volunteered to receive tattoos of the team’s recently-redesigned logo (at Leonsis’ expense), the […]
Picking Splinters: A Look to the Future
The idea of the future has long captivated the minds of men, but it seems that looking ahead will soon become particularly fashionable to fans of the professional sports teams of Washington, D.C. The reason for the future-gazing is simple — the present stinks.