Last Saturday was this writer’s first trip to an Orioles game since the Nationals showed up in D.C. last year, a nostalgic return after a two-year hiatus to the same Camden Yards stadium that had become synonymous since its opening with my deep and abiding love for the game of […]
There’s a belief that the business world slows down around this time of year because lots of people are off on vacations. I tend to believe that they are merely drafting their fantasy football teams.
Pre-season football bores me to tears. Seriously, I was sitting in front of the TV on Monday night so bored that I was sobbing like Dick Vermeil after, well, after anything really. Coaching, baking, flossing — pick one. But pre-season football can make other, much more titanic men, bawl for […]
On June 6, 2006, two United States soldiers were building barracks in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their camp came under enemy fire. Both soldiers, stationed out of Fort Rucker, Ala., were killed instantly. One of the soldiers was 24-year-old Corporal Andy D. Anderson of Falls Church, a 2001 graduate of […]
Red carpets. Players shaking hands with fans. New food menus. Clear signage. Red-themed giveaways. Heck, giveaway-themed giveaways. 21 runs scored during three wins. RFK Stadium was the place to be last weekend.