What Next for the Washington Redskins?

redskinsThere are just two weeks left in this season but for the Washington Redskins and their fans it probably feels like an eternity. The season has been a disaster for the Redskins and I am sure all parties involved just want it to end. Injuries and inconsistent play have set back the development of Robert Griffin III. Jay Gruden’s authority and control of the team seems weak at best with more and more players vocalizing their frustration. The questions on everybody’s mind is what does Washington do next? Read more about What Next for the Washington Redskins?

DC season ends on 3-2 aggregate to RBNY

DC United started the second leg of their playoff matchup with the New York Red Bulls aggressively but with little composure. The resulting chances were of little threat to the Red Bulls goal keeper Luis Robles. Play settled down after a hectic first fifteen minutes. With the Red Bulls happy to play a possession game, sitting comfortably with a two goal lead on aggregate, DC began to regain some composure. Read more about DC season ends on 3-2 aggregate to RBNY

DC United, ready for another trophy

D.C. United v Houston DynamoDC United have gone 3-0-1 in MLS play since I pushed the panic button on September 21st after their draw with the Chicago Fire. Perhaps, I was simply being irrational and over reacting or maybe head coach Ben Olsen reminded his club of what lead them to this unexpected bounce back season. Whatever the reason it is a relief to see DC United back in good form for their playoff run. Read more about DC United, ready for another trophy

Wizards host Pelicans in Second Annual Baltimore Classic

The Washington Wizards will play the New Orleans Pelicans in the Royal Farms Arena, formally Baltimore Arena tonight at 7.

The game will be the second time the Wizards have played in Baltimore Classic in as many years. Last preseason, the Wizards hosted Baltimore Native Carmelo Antony and the New York Knicks. The Knicks won the game 98-89. Read more about Wizards host Pelicans in Second Annual Baltimore Classic

Top Fantasy Basketball Talents With Maryland Roots

Guest article by Mark Jenkins

The NBA season is less than a month away from tipping off, so people are preparing for their annual fantasy basketball draft. It has been pretty common in recent memory to see a lot of players with Maryland ties going early on in every league. Of course, it helps when the reigning MVP is just one guy from the state. Here is a look at the top prospects going into the 2014-2015 season, and a suggestion as far as when to take them. Read more about Top Fantasy Basketball Talents With Maryland Roots

DC United extend contract with Ben Olsen

DC United and head coach Ben Olsen reached an agreement on a multi-year contract extension yesterday. Olsen’s record as head coach with United overall is underwhelming at 46-66-33. However, reflected in that record is the mediocre state the team was in when he took over the club in 2010. Despite the dreadful campaign last year, Olsen has guided the club to the playoffs in two of the last three years, the first trip ending a four year playoff drought. It should also be noted that even in the midst of the terrible MLS season, Olsen did guide United to the US Open Cup win adding to the the clubs hardware. Read more about DC United extend contract with Ben Olsen