The disappointment over Teddy Roosevelt’s Memorial Day loss is still stinging not just the Natosphere, but also the National press, with Yahoo! Sports and even the Philadelphia Inquirer joining the ranks of news media wondering why the Nats haven’t let Teddy win. Which raises the question: After nearly 400 consecutive losses, why were expectations so … Continue reading Did the Nationals create a red herring on Memorial Day?
The Redskins opened their season last night, and you know what that means. Just as baseball’s playoff races get interesting, and the future of the Nationals goes on display every night with the team’s September call-ups, the nation’s pastime is no longer anywhere near the front page of the sports section in DC, and gets … Continue reading What happened to baseball?
Today Mark Buterbaugh at the DC Pro Sports Report released the annual Nationals Blog Review. This is a highly-recommended bookmark of all the best Nationals blogs (and we’re not just saying that because we made this year’s “5 Star” recommendations). If you’re still starving for Nats news after clicking through all these links, then you … Continue reading 2010 Nationals Blog Review
With the Washington Nationals preparing for their most highly-anticipated spring training since the team moved to DC, the oft-snakebitten franchise finds itself without a voice at DC’s major newspapers. The Washington Times today announced restructuring and layoffs that include drastic cut-backs in local news and sports reporting. The staff reductions of over 40% mean the … Continue reading Nationals blogs forced to fill the print gap
Tonight was blogger night at Nationals Park, in which several Washington Nationals bloggers were invited to meet with Nats players and executives, visit the field for batting practice, then report on tonight’s game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays from the Nationals Park press box. Racing president Teddy Roosevelt joined Stan Kasten for a lively Q&A … Continue reading George Washington ejected for arguing with umpires
Blogger Chris Needham has has hung up his keyboard after almost 4 years at the helm of Capitol Punishment. Chris’s blog was required daily reading by every Nationals blogger, beat writer, and team executive (not necessarily in that order). This is going to really sink in the next time Jimbo pulls the trigger on a … Continue reading Goodbye to the Best Nationals Blog
Today Marc Fisher at the Washington Post offers a very nice nod to the Nationals blog community, and recognizes Chris Needham of Capitol Punishment as Blogger of the Month. That and $3.99 might get Chris a grande iced caramel macchiatto at the Alexandria Starbucks, but the point is that I am proud to be among … Continue reading Kudos to Chris Needham and the Natosphere