The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rookie Seasons in DC History

While the Washington Wizards had an uneventful end to their season in the NBA bubble, rookie forward Rui Hachimura shined and wound up earning NBA Second Team All-Rookie honors after a strong first campaign. Washington Football Team defensive end Chase Young has had a massive impact on Washington’s defense with 2.5 sacks through two gamesContinue reading “The Pohory-list: Top 10 Rookie Seasons in DC History”

The Washington Football Team falls back down to Earth in loss to Cardinals

When the Washington Football Team defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 1, there was a lot to be excited about: the defensive line dominated, Dwayne Haskins looked in control and the Eagles looked atrocious. A week later, against a much more formidable opponent, the team looked closer to what everyone expected coming into the season.Continue reading “The Washington Football Team falls back down to Earth in loss to Cardinals”

Five Takeaways from the Washington Football Team’s opening win

Author’s note: The lack in activity over the past few weeks is due to the fact that I recently moved back on to campus for school and needed some time to adjust to my new schedule. Now that I’ve settled in, I plan to get back into a regular cycle. I won’t have the timeContinue reading “Five Takeaways from the Washington Football Team’s opening win”

In an alternate Burgundy & Gold universe…

The year is 2020. A worldwide pandemic halted the sports world, but after four months, some have slowly crept back. The Nationals opened the 2020 MLB season and their title defense against the New York Yankees on July 23. The Capitals and Wizards are starting their respective playoff pushes this week. The threat of anotherContinue reading “In an alternate Burgundy & Gold universe…”

Worst draft picks of the decade

By: Joe Pohoryles With the NFL draft in the rearview, this would normally be the time when the NBA and NHL lotteries would commence, and the mock draft speculation would really heat up. While there has been mock drafting, the dates for the upcoming drafts are in limbo, and with MLB making their own alterationsContinue reading “Worst draft picks of the decade”

Redskins Draft Primer

By: Joe Pohoryles With the 2020 NFL Draft beginning tomorrow night at 8 p.m., it is an exciting time for Redskins football. As holders of the No. 2 overall pick, the team has the opportunity to select the player who many believe is the best in the draft: Ohio State edge rusher Chase Young. TheyContinue reading “Redskins Draft Primer”

DC Sports By The Numbers (20-29)

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 (20-29)”

NFL All-DMV Team

By: Joe Pohoryles In the Washington, D.C. Metro area (affectionately known as the DMV), NFL football is in two polar camps. The Baltimore Ravens were amongst the NFL’s best, and with 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson at the helm, look to contend for Super Bowls for at least the next few years. Meanwhile, the Washington RedskinsContinue reading “NFL All-DMV Team”

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”