A resident of Northern Virginia for a year now, and becoming a familiar presence in Falls Church, U.S. Men’s Figure Skating phenom Parker Pennington is intent on making his athletic talents work for a good cause.
Online play has revived No Limit Texas Hold’em heads-up poker, a game that has become especially popular among today’s young players. Even I’ve become caught up in this trend.
You or someone you know has undoubtedly sat in front of a computer and laughed out loud at YouTube sensation What the Buck, who has more than 30,000 subscribers. His videos, which are also on MySpace and his own Web site, buckhollywood.com, give his humorous, sarcastic take on all things […]
Would it have any impact whatsoever on the incredibly shallow mania currently driving Barack Obama’s campaign if it became better known that he’s the preferred candidate of Wall Street?
Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir was unceremoniously stripped of his crown a year ago, when his arch rival on the ice, Evan Lysacek, prevailed at the 2007 championships in Spokane.
The senior men’s event at the 2008 Eastern Figure Skating Championships looked like a Washington, D.C.-area get together. Tommy Steenberg of Annandale claimed the gold, Parker Pennington of Fairfax the silver and perennial competitor Derrick Delmore of Alexandria the bronze. With the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships taking place in […]
It’s New Year’s Eve and Justin Trawick has just finished getting his hair cut at a barber shop. He wants to be sure to look his best on the final night of what has been a very, very good year for the fledgling singer-songwriter from Leesburg, Va.
Fitness Trainer Slides Face First For Olympic Shot Tom Abbey grew up in Buffalo, New York, so he’s no stranger to sledding head-first down snow banks. But, technically, he’s never competed in the event he hopes will qualify him for the 2010 Olympics.
So, what’s the point? In all the talking and posturing by the heavy field of presidential candidates in both parties so far, it’s not easy to get a clear handle on their differences. Many among the professional political ranks, of course, view it all from the standpoint of so-called “electability,” […]
Sports editor Mike Hume takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.