The National Security Advisor gets bounced for covert dealings with a Russian ambassador, then the Pentagon announces that Russian fighter jets recently buzzed a U.S. destroyer in the Black Sea, and reports come out that the Kremlin has begun testing cruise missiles in utter disregard of a bilateral arms control…
Can pie throwing be considered a protected form of speech? Will Kevin Johnson be asked, for the first time ever, to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth about his seamy side, so help him God? Will Michelle Rhee get cross-examined—or even examined?
At the bell ending the fifth round of their Saturday night fight, Jason Sosa said something in Vasyl Lomachenko’s ear. On the HBO broadcast, Jim Lampley described whatever the challenger warbled to Lomachenko, the junior-lightweight champion, as trash-talking, and it probably was; boxing drives people to all sorts of…
Phil Mickelson is the same guy on the golf course as off, meaning that he gambles no matter where he is. Wherever Phil lays his bets is his home.
Mike Hamersky, a self-described New York Knicks superfan and season ticket holder from Astoria, claims that team owner James Dolan got in his face last night outside Madison Square Garden and screamed mean things.
The Georgetown coaching situation—already plenty interesting with the school having canned John Thompson III last week—got a lot more interesting over the weekend, when Gene Wang of the Washington Post reported that the leading candidates were Harvard’s Tommy Amaker, Shaka Smart of the University of Texas, and Notre…
People wondering what the hell is going on in Washington with the public execution of Scot McCloughan’s career should probably just look to the top of the organization. This is nothing new for the most consistent man on the planet, Skins owner Dan Snyder.
Growing up in the Washington, D.C. area in the ‘70s, I’d hear a rumor from fellow pro wrestling fans whenever we discussed George “The Animal” Steele, who died last night at 79, which held that he was a college math professor.
Colleen Dominguez has settled her gender and age discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports 1, Deadspin has learned. On Jan. 20, attorneys for both the reporter and her former employer filed a joint motion in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, asking for the case to be dismissed.
Today is the 25th anniversary of Washington’s last Super Bowl win. Some perspective on the longevity of the Skins’ suckitude was provided by the recently unearthed video of Trump confidant Kellyanne Conway’s brief standup comedy career. Her routine, part of a 1998 contest to find the “Funniest Celebrity In…
You can leave home again. Pete Strickland, an American who as a young man served as a Johnny Appleseed of basketball in Ireland, is going back, this time to coach the Irish national team.
Kevin Johnson spent his last night as Sacramento mayor getting humiliated.
Disgraced school-privatization activist Michelle Rhee announced today that she doesn’t want—or at least is not pursuing—a job as Donald Trump’s secretary of education.
This past Saturday, disgraced school-privatization activist Michelle Rhee brought her husband, disgraced outgoing Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, to a meeting with Donald Trump at the president-elect’s golf club, where they discussed her possible nomination as secretary of education. Trump met that same day with other…
Dan Snyder is the most consistent man on the planet. The Skins owner announced this morning that his football team now has an “official mattress.”
Disclaimer: Any assumption that the political jokes contained in this article are funny will lead to disappointment.
Jennifer Frey drank herself to death.
Bottom line for the 2016 postseason: A Nats title would accomplish what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both promise but could never actually deliver. It would change the culture of Washington.
The attorney for political pie-thrower Sean Thompson is questioning the current lack of video evidence in the altercation with disgraced soon-to-be-former Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson.