There are two black head football coaches in this year’s Super Bowl, thereby insuring that, for the first time ever, a team with an African American head coach will win the Super Bowl. Forgive me if I think that by applauding that achievement we’re missing the point of advancing race […]
After games like the Georgetown Hoyas’ 66-48 victory over a top-20 Notre Dame squad, it’s easy to see why many placed Georgetown in the nation’s top 10 to start the season. After games like the Georgetown Hoyas’ 56-52 loss to a struggling Villanova team, it’s easy to see why Georgetown […]
Columnist Mike Hume starts off the new year by delving into his Magical Mail Bag.
And so, this Sunday the sporting year of 2006 comes to an end. Like any other year, it has produced its share of thrilling moments, moments that will be and have been recounted by many other columnists this week. To be sure, 2006 had its fair share of praise-worthy stories […]
Welcome back, Sports Fans, to the Second Annual DJ Splinter Holiday Special, spinning your favorite Christmas hits for everyone around the sporting world.
Rebuilding. It seems to be a term linked to almost every Washington sports team right now. The Nationals, the Caps, the Wizards … well, they’re not really rebuilding, but they’re not exactly encouraging either. For starters, right now even the Washington Generals could make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, […]
I have no idea what I want for Christmas this year.
Thanksgiving weekend I noticed a lot of columnists churning out pieces with warm and fuzzy “thank yous” to a number of items in their personal lives, essentially telling their readers how lucky they are. I’m not going to write that column. For starters, I’m sure there are very few, if […]
Have we reached the conclusion that the BCS system is dumb yet? Of course we have. We reached that conclusion in 2003 when the system that was supposed to give the nation a definitive collegiate champion failed to supply us with a consensus winner. That year LSU (BCS champion) and […]