I’m calling it. Time of death, 9:15 p.m. The playoff curse of Washington sports is over.
It’s the week after Thanksgiving which always means two things. First, my belt has been let out another notch. Second, it’s time to continue the fight against the most ludicrous and indefensible construct in all of sports – the BCS.
The U11 girls began the playoffs last Thursday as the fourth seed and beat fifth seed Fort Hunt 21-3 to advance at Moore Cadillac Stadium. Falls Church was paired with Braddock Road in the next game, which was rained out, and under the rules, higher-seeded Braddock Road advanced.
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.
The Redskins have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs this year.
On Sunday, June 10, the Falls Church Youth Lacrosse Club’s (FCYLC) U13 boys team defeated Annandale, 7-2, to capture the U13B Northern Virgina Youth Lacrosse League’s (NVYLL) Southwest Championship.
Have we reached the conclusion that the BCS system is dumb yet? Of course we have. We reached that conclusion in 2003 when the system that was supposed to give the nation a definitive collegiate champion failed to supply us with a consensus winner. That year LSU (BCS champion) and […]