With warm weather in the air, baseball season fully in swing and gas prices rising daily, many people are due to be searching for a new local sports bar and restaurant with low prices and great food, preferably with coverage of virtually every live sporting event. While this man-topia sounds […]
Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” performed by the Washington National Opera, March 29 through April 13, Kennedy Center Opera House.
For the second year in a row, a basketball game at the Falls Church Community Center pitting local celebrities against the Harlem Magic Masters from New York City will be held this Friday night, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and the […]
Picking Splinters: Bonds Owns 2007
Brett Favre is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year? Really?
Anything But Straight: Nude Warrior Adventure
A central tenet to “ex-gay” theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken […]
Picking Splinters: Bonds, Boras Yield Turkey Day Talk
As Thanksgiving rolls around each year I generally reflect on the things in the sporting world for which I am grateful. One of the things I’m most thankful for this year is a host of huge news stories breaking a week earlier, thereby providing all kinds of easy fodder for […]
Michelle Kwan Receives Billie Jean King Award
Walking the pink carpet, Michelle Kwan looked radiant. It was a night that celebrated female athletes and none shone brighter than Kwan, the nine-time U.S. Women’s Figure Skating Champion, five-time World Champion and two-time Olympic medalist. On Oct. 15, at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 28th Annual Salute to Women in […]
Mason High Grad Leaves Lasting Impression at School
Zorn Turns Attention to D-IA Career at San Jose State Click. Clack. Sounds now associated with the latest Under Armor commercials bore a different meaning for Ben Zorn. For the 2007 George Mason High School graduate, walking down the concreate walkway on a Friday night towards a brand new turf […]
A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
When you have a great story, it ought to be publicized. And Falls Church High School (FCHS) has a great story. The first chapters were told at the first annual community outreach breakfast that drew dozens of community and business leaders last Friday morning. Students enrolled in the Culinary Arts […]
Nicholas F. Benton: The Sporting Bad News
There’s a very effective TV ad that warns young people about the dangers of steroid use, showing the ancient Greek statue of the discus thrower crumbling.