The Pohory-list: Top 10 first overall picks in city history

With several sports making a comeback, with MLS and UFC already holding events and the NBA, NHL and MLB returns on the horizon, there is a lot to look forward to in the next few weeks. For the past four months, the country has effectively been on lockdown, and without many live sporting events toContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 first overall picks in city history”

The Wizards’ best and worst free agency signings of the decade

In professional sports, free agents can make a world of difference for a team. Building through the draft is important, but being able to bring in an established player who can immediately bolster the roster can turn a playoff team into a championship contender. In other cases, teams just need a less expensive veteran toContinue reading “The Wizards’ best and worst free agency signings of the decade”

One-Year Wonders: Wizards

By: Joe Pohoryles I recently evaluated the longest- and shortest-tenured players for each DC sports team, and in a similar fashion, I will begin looking at a middle ground of sorts: the best one-year wonders for each team. A one-year wonder in a sports context can be defined as a player who only had oneContinue reading “One-Year Wonders: Wizards”

DC Sports By The Numbers (10-19)

By: Joe Pohoryles The Washington, D.C. sports teams have seen plenty of athletes do incredible things while representing the nation’s capital. One of the most recognizable features of these athletes is the numbers they sport on their uniforms. As we forge on in these times with little going on in the sports world, I willContinue reading “DC Sports By The Numbers (10-19)”

Should the Wizards try to trade for Kevin Love?

By: Joe Pohoryles With John Wall sidelined for the rest of the season recovering from an Achilles tear, and the Wizards sitting at 14-28, it appears this season is lost. Wall will be 30 next season, so age and the nature of his injury suggest that one of his greatest assets, speed, will be greatlyContinue reading “Should the Wizards try to trade for Kevin Love?”