There are two teams I need this weekend not to play like I remember them from my youth. One would be the Washington Bullets—er, Wizards—who Wednesday night played much more like the hapless Bullets with whom I grew up than … Continue reading
Gotta love a night in which my local pro hockey team (that would be the Washington Capitals) puts up a great win on the road and my local pro basketball team (that would be the Washington Wizards) is playing a … Continue reading
It took a week and a half and about 50-some games but the NCAA Tournament found its mojo this weekend, producing the magic to which we’ve become accustomed each March. Let me for a moment brag and report that my … Continue reading
There was a time, in my youth, in which I’d have appreciated basketball games beginning at nearly 11:00 and ending long after midnight. Actually, I still do appreciate such. Just… not… the next… morning. Guh.
A page-one story in Sunday’s Washington Post describes Virginia as a “purple state.” I live here… it’s about as purple as the Jolly Green Giant. The way I’d describe Virginia is a red state with an embarrassing blotch of dark … Continue reading
If I’m ever so fortunate to have a front-page story about my death in The Washington Post, please do not let the headline read: “Exuding the dangerous appeal of rock music.” Huh? How about “Rock God passes to other side … Continue reading
If an NCAA Tournament falls in the forest without any buzzer beaters does it still make a sound?
First snowstorm of the year on March 14? Thanks for proving me right, Mother Nature. About a year and a half ago I posted on this site my theory that a year is not 365 days but more like 367 … Continue reading
Brackets are out, snow is in the forecast… yes, March is really here. And was that me watching the end of the Rockets-Cavs game last night? Scoreboard watching? Don’t look now but my hometown Wizards are but two games out … Continue reading
Both of my local pro teams are on western road trips these days, making for late nights of TV watching and consequently grumpy mornings. Tough break? No. I considerate it good practice for several weekends of late night college basketball … Continue reading