Players to watch at NFL Combine

By: Joe Pohoryles The NFL Scouting Combine takes place every year just a couple months before the draft, where teams can scout prospects in a number of drills and interviews. Every year, fans marvel over the player with the fastest 40-yard dash time, check Twitter to read about the weirdest interview questions, and laugh atContinue reading “Players to watch at NFL Combine”

Nats return to action in West Palm Beach

By: Joe Pohoryles Daniel Hudson launched a low, inside slider, causing Michael Brantley of the Houston Astros to swing and miss. With a victory toss of Hudson’s glove and a fist-pumping Yan Gomes, the Washington Nationals were officially world champions. That was Oct. 30. Today is Feb. 22, and the Nats and Astros meet onceContinue reading “Nats return to action in West Palm Beach”

Caps look to end skid with acquisition of Dillon

By: Joe Pohoryles It seems like every season in recent years, the Capitals will start the season hot and roll for a few months, hitting a bump here and there, before they inevitably hit a midseason skid. For fans, it’s as if the sky is falling. The year the Caps won the Cup, people wereContinue reading “Caps look to end skid with acquisition of Dillon”

Wizards at All-Star weekend

By: Joe Pohoryles Starting tonight and going through Sunday, the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend will take place in Chicago, and while no one on the Wizards made the All-Star team — namely Bradley Beal — there are a few who will be taking part in the weekend’s festivities. Beal missed the cut despite posting averagesContinue reading “Wizards at All-Star weekend”

The new XFL: eXciting or eXcessive?

By: Joe Pohoryles For months, football fans waited with growing anticipation for a landmark match-up at the beginning of February. The biggest football game of 2020 promised a new era in football that will be looked back on for years. I’m not talking about Super Bowl LIV, where the Kansas City Chiefs won on Feb.Continue reading “The new XFL: eXciting or eXcessive?”

Chasing Gretzky II: The Gr8est Month Ever

By: Joe Pohoryles In 1999, the greatest player to ever grace the ice hung up his skates. At 38 years old, after over 20 years of dominance, Wayne Gretzky retired with 61 NHL records, and he still holds or shares those records today. One of those records is for most career goals. Gretzky finished withContinue reading “Chasing Gretzky II: The Gr8est Month Ever”

Breaking down three Redskins draft scenarios

By: Joe Pohoryles Three days ago, the Kansas City Chiefs scored 21 unanswered points to beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 in Super Bowl LIV, delivering the first Lombardi trophy to Kansas City in 50 years. It was also the first Super Bowl win for Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid, solidifying his status as oneContinue reading “Breaking down three Redskins draft scenarios”

The Pohory-list: 10 most heartbreaking playoff exits of the 2010s

By: Joe Pohoryles The recent successes of Washington, D.C. sports has reinvigorated the DMV as fans celebrate the championships of some — the Capitals, Nationals, Mystics and even the Valor of the now-folded Arena Football League — and hope for a better future for the others. The parades down Constitution Avenue are a welcome sightContinue reading “The Pohory-list: 10 most heartbreaking playoff exits of the 2010s”