I thought that after the season started there would have been at least some visible evidence that would add some optimism to the Nationals’ season.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Starting Hands in Small Ball Poker – Part I
The world’s most successful tournament competitors, like me, Phil Ivey, Erick Lindgren, Phil Hellmuth and countless others, like to play small ball poker.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Adding Hands to Your Repertoire
You have to play more hands than usual to be successful in tournament poker.
NOVA’s Pennington Skating for the Love of It, Raising Awareness for the Love of His Father
Canadian Jeffrey Buttle, after winning the men’s World Figure Skating Championship in Sweden last weekend, noted in a TV interview that he’d come a long way since starting to skate at age two.
Picking Splinters: Bit Players Play Big For D.C. Squads
On Monday night, two D.C. sports teams reaped victories over their rivals thanks in large part to their role players.
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Report
The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League celebrated its new season with a parade and opening ceremonies on Saturday, April 21 at Westgate Field. Welcoming comments were offered by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Rev. George E. Handley, a retired Lutheran minister who has three grandsons playing in the league.
The Peak Oil Crisis: Our 4 Storms
Last week I discussed how the great crisis could be thought of as four interrelated sub crises: peak oil production, peak oil exports, climate change, and economic decline. Each of these will have an impact on the others and the order in which they arrive and interact with each other […]
Picking Splinters: For Fans, Nationals Put on Happy Face
It’s Friday afternoon and the Washington Nationals’ series of community relations events, dubbed the Winter Caravan, is entering the homestretch. Newly-minted manager Manny Acta, centerfielder Nook Logan and pitcher Mike O’Connor sit inside the bustling Red Cross Blood Donor Center in Fairfax, Va., signing baseballs for kids both young and […]
McLean Highlanders Win Back to Back
October 16, 2006 – The McLean High School Girls’ Volleyball team chalked up another win by defeating the Thomas Jefferson Colonials (25-19, 25-21, 25-15). Middle, Hannah Bryan had an outstanding night with 5 kills and exceptional play . Coach Steve Stotler commented after the game, “The team is really starting […]
Picking Splinters: Mailbag Time Again
Sports columnist Mike Hume delves into his magical mail bag, fielding questions from all quarters of the country.