The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities

By: Joe Pohoryles Red Sox-Yankees. Ohio State-Michigan. Chestnut-Kobayashi. In every sport, rivalries enhance the viewing experience for sports fans. It can add stakes and bragging rights to otherwise inconsequential games. It bands a fanbase together against a common enemy. Rivals are the players/teams that you love to hate. The Washington teams have plenty of rivals,Continue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rival Cities”

Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (First round, Part 2)

By: Joe Pohoryles Today, March Madness was supposed to be in full swing. Instead, the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has stopped the sports world in its tracks. NFL free agency is buzzing, but there are few leagues with actual gameplay to watch. To stay in the spirit of bracket season, I have constructed a 32-team bracketContinue reading “Bracketology: Favorite DC athlete (First round, Part 2)”

Skins Free Agency Update

By: Joe Pohoryles Piggybacking off of yesterday’s post about Austin Hooper and Ereck Flowers, I will continue to break down the Redskins’ signings (and missed chances), as there is not much else to cover in the sports’ world these days. Since yesterday’s post, the Redskins have been a bit busier, but maybe not as muchContinue reading “Skins Free Agency Update”

Skins miss out on Hooper, Flowers in first days of Free Agency

By: Joe Pohoryles Two of the Redskins’ top free agent targets of the 2020 offseason have signed with other teams. The Cleveland Browns made former Falcons TE Austin Hooper the highest-paid tight end in the league with a four-year, $44 million contract. Hooper posted 787 yards and six touchdowns on 75 receptions — all career-highsContinue reading “Skins miss out on Hooper, Flowers in first days of Free Agency”

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?”

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”