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SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

SWANSON | Bold Predictions for the 2018 MLB Season

As the calendar turns to April, baseball is back. Fans were treated to a superb Opening Day last Thursday, which featured games from 26 MLB teams. After the inaugural weekend, it is time for some bold predictions about the future of the upcoming season. 1. The Washington Nationals will have[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

RAAB: Nats Bear DC’s Playoff Hopes

As a city with many high-quality sports teams, Washington, D.C., is synonymous with regular season success followed by an early postseason exit. Having not won a major sports championship since 1991, the city has experienced heartbreak for the last 25 years. Winning the NL East for the third time in[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Sailing | Swift Victories Found at Sea

The Georgetown sailing team continued its success on the water this past weekend, placing first and third overall in the NY Maritime Fall Open and the Nevins Trophy, respectively. At the NY Maritime Fall Open, sophomores Andy Reiter and Rebecca Fung finished first in the A division. In the B[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Fans Should Not Overreact to Early Stats

RAMLOW: Fans Should Not Overreact to Early Stats

Having been underway for three weeks now, a lot has happened in the 2016 Major League Baseball season, and it has been difficult to sort out team strengths. So what can we take away from the national pastime thus far? First, the mantra of the month for every fan should[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

LITKE: Season End Disappoints Nationals

The Washington Nationals entered this year’s postseason boasting a National League best of 96 wins. Winning eight of their last 10 games, the Nationals were poised for a strong postseason and World Series contention. However, it took just four games and a wild pitch to unravel the dreams of a[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Commentary: An 18-inning Classic in DC

Sports are horrible. Those three words ran through my mind as I, a Giants fan, sat alone in a sea of red-and-white-clad Nationals fans. It was the top of the ninth inning and I was almost certain that my hometown team would lose to Washington 1-0. I was squeamish, anxious[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

IPPOLITO: Nats, O’s Ready For October Baseball

For the past several weeks, the sports world has been occupied with the National Football League both on and off the field. For those of us living in Washington, D.C., however, football season has offered few reasons to smile. Washington is 1-3, having suffered a humiliating defeat to the New[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Navy Yard Shooter Kills 12

A shooter opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, killing 12 and injuring five others before getting shot by police. The shooting began around 8:20 a.m. with shots fired at Building 197, which contained approximately 3,000 employees. The Navy Yard will be closed Tuesday, except for emergency[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 1 comment City News, News

Youth Call-Ups a Mixed Bag

Every season, it seems, a new wave of young talent catches fire in spring training, igniting the use of the ever-popular cliche, “hope springs eternal,” as fans dream not only of a successful season but also of the emergence of their team’s next great star. Last year, the Nationals’ Bryce Harper[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments Sports

Leaving Past Behind, Nats Changing D.C. Narrative

The Nationals beat the Marlins 2-0 on Opening Day. You probably knew that, living in Washington, D.C. and all. If you didn’t, a quick glance at that scoreline would signal a pretty unremarkable contest — the presumed top and bottom of a division doing battle in a game in which the result[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Sports