Video: Teddy Roosevelt’s ESPN Sportscenter Ad

The previously reported ESPN Sportscenter commercial titled “Universal Remote” and featuring Nationals racing president Teddy Roosevelt is now on air. As usual, the hero of San Juan Hill gets little respect, being featured in just a cameo role. But Teddy sure loves free candy:

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ESPN Video: Teddy Roosevelt undone at PNC Park by selfie with racing pierogie Potato Pete

Confrontations between the Nats’ racing presidents and the Pittsburgh Pirates’ racing pierogies tend to attract national media attention, and Friday night was no exception. At PNC Park, fan favorite Pierogie Potato Pete came out of retirement once again to play a trick on the visiting Teddy Roosevelt. For a moment, Potato Pete’s surprise appearance looked … Continue reading ESPN Video: Teddy Roosevelt undone at PNC Park by selfie with racing pierogie Potato Pete

Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt to appear in ESPN Sportscenter ad

The Nationals racing presidents made an appearance at the ESPN “up fronts” on Tuesday in New York City, joining executives on Broadway’s Minskoff Theater stage for the network’s annual gathering of media buyers. The annual presentation has evolved over the years into a multimedia show filled with network personalities. The Disney-owned network unveiled a redesigned … Continue reading Nats racing president Teddy Roosevelt to appear in ESPN Sportscenter ad

Ken Burns’ Let Teddy Win profile on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight

The Ken Burns narrated video profile of the Let Teddy Win movement airs tonight again on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight. The 8-minute mini-documentary, which inspired president Barack Obama to join the Let Teddy Win movement, almost led to a prediction from Baseball Tonight host Karl Ravech. “Gotta believe when they clinch first place that that’ll be … Continue reading Ken Burns’ Let Teddy Win profile on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight

Video: Ken Burns narrates and John McCain featured as ESPN E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement

As usual, Teddy Roosevelt pulled up the rear but stole the show, as  ESPN’s E:60 ended  Tuesday night with an eight minute Ken Burns-narrated feature story on the conspiracy surrounding Nationals racing  president Teddy Roosevelt. ESPN’s Michael Johns set out to produce the definitive piece on the Let Teddy Win movement, and by all accounts, a … Continue reading Video: Ken Burns narrates and John McCain featured as ESPN E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement

ESPN’s E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement (Preview)

ESPN’s E:60 will will be profiling the Let Teddy Win movement this Tuesday night at 7:00pm on ESPN and WatchESPN.com. I haven’t seen the final piece by Michael Johns, but he set out to produce the definitive documentary on the presidents race and Teddy Roosevelt’s travails, visiting Nationals Park and the area monuments with the presidents earlier … Continue reading ESPN’s E:60 profiles the Let Teddy Win movement (Preview)

More video: ESPN visits Let Teddy Win & surveys NL players about the racing presidents, plus Teddy’s takedown

If there was any doubt that the Nationals are a hot national sports story, consider the hour-long Baseball Tonight pregame show preceding ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball coverage of Nats vs. Phillies. Just a few minutes were devoted to the Phillies, while segment after segment focused on DC-centric topics, from Bryce Harper to the Nationals starting … Continue reading More video: ESPN visits Let Teddy Win & surveys NL players about the racing presidents, plus Teddy’s takedown

Video: Teddy assaults George Washington, breaks his glasses, then shills for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball

The Washington Nationals entered Sunday night’s game vs. the Phillies on a roll. With the league’s best record and a chance to sweep the Phillies on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball, it was a prime opportunity to finally let Teddy win before a national audience. The ESPN crew, which hadn’t been back to Nationals Park since … Continue reading Video: Teddy assaults George Washington, breaks his glasses, then shills for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball

Jayson Werth: Teddy’s streak “Needs to be addressed”

Today over at espn.com, today’s flattering profile of the 2012 Nationals includes some choice words by Jayson Werth about the presidents race, and specifically the Let Teddy Win movement. Werth had been an outspoken member since arriving in DC last year, and twice attempted to interfere on Teddy’s behalf. Despite his failure, he clearly hasn’t … Continue reading Jayson Werth: Teddy’s streak “Needs to be addressed”

Vote for the Presidents in ESPN’s Mascot Madness

ESPN Radio’s Doug Gottlieb is running “Mascot Madness,” in which fan voting will determine America’s #1 sports mascots for 2010. Gottlieb hand-picked 64 mascots for the fan tournament, and — sorry Screech — the Washington Nationals racing presidents were selected as the only representative of DC-area professional sports teams. The Rushmore presidents are seeded at … Continue reading Vote for the Presidents in ESPN’s Mascot Madness

Cast Your Vote: Teddy nominated for 2009 “This Year in Baseball” Awards

Postseason honors are few and far between for the Washington Nationals this season, but over at MLB.com, you can submit your vote today for two Nationals nominees for the 2009 This Year In Baseball awards. Ryan Zimmerman’s nomination as 2009 Defensive Player of the Year will come as no surprise to Nationals fans; but the … Continue reading Cast Your Vote: Teddy nominated for 2009 “This Year in Baseball” Awards

Teddy Roosevelt/Stan Kasten interview on ESPN’s First Take

CORRECTION: I had originally thought this would air Friday, but it aired this morning on ESPN2: Nationals’ president Stan Kasten says in the interview that the presidents race is not fixed, and that “it’s inevitable” that Teddy will win. He also hints that there may be more 1-on-1 races in Teddy’s future like his recent … Continue reading Teddy Roosevelt/Stan Kasten interview on ESPN’s First Take