Half Smokes

Our editors examine the excruciating minutiae of all things D.C. sports.

Redskins-Seahawks: Two thoughts on Sunday's game

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Two discourses -- one brief, one not-so-brief -- on the loss that ended Washington's 2012-13 season.

RGIII asks Shanahan how he spent New Year's Eve

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Yep, Robert Griffin III seems really nervous before his first playoff game.

Redskins announce playoff ticket sellout

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The Redskins announce that they have no more tickets available for Sunday's game.

Ovechkin announces engagement to Kirilenko

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The Capitals left winger puts a ring on it.

Redskins-Cowboys gives NBC record ratings

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Washington D.C. gives the NBC telecast a 44.6 overnight rating and a 68 (!) share.

Redskins fan tackles Christmas tree to celebrate

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Well, at least one Redskins fan will honor his promises.

Two Dallas games, three seasons apart

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What a difference 841 days make.

This is what delay of game looks like

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Walt Anderson's crew makes a big boo-boo and it leads to the only Dallas score of the game so far.

ESPN 980 starts pregame coverage at noon Sunday

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This must be one of the longest pregame shows for a regular-season game in the history of the NFL.

RGIII carols and Bryce Harper's ugly sweater

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A good year for D.C. sports is capped by some holiday cheer.

Did Hall threaten to kill official in Pittsburgh?

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In the Washington Post, Mark Maske reveals the reasons behind Hall's ejection October 28.

Ovechkin shows up in Nike 'Hockey Is Ours' ad

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The Capitals star has a way with a hockey stick, especially around produce.

Kirk Cousins apologizes for his haircut

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The Redskins back-up quarterback no knows what his follicle future holds.

RGIII fined 10K for postgame Adidas outfit

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Yup, this actually happened.

Va. Tech unveils helmets for Russell Athletic Bowl

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The Hokies unveil their helmets for the Dec. 28 bowl game against Rutgers.

Seraphin won't celebrate birthday while Wiz lose

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Another depressing chapter for Washington's NBA franchise.

Redskins linemen protest Black suspension

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Chris Chester, Josh LeRibeus, and others say that Jordan Black is a clean player.

Redskins announce playoff ticket sale plans

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Season ticket holders have until December 27 to purchase playoff tickets.

NBC4's Maloney rides in Morris' 'Bentley'

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You probably have a nicer car than a 1,000-yard NFL running back.

Andray Blatche: Most Improved Player?

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No, we're not kidding.

SBJ: B1G might keep Maryland off BTN without deal

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The Big Ten is prepared to tell cable companies, "OK, this is a stick-up."

Bovada: Nats favorites to win '13 World Series

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Bovada puts the Nationals, Dodgers, and Tigers as 17/2 favorites to win the World Series in 2013

Maryland Football joins 'Gangnam Style' bandwagon

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Happy Holidays, everyone.

D.C. would swap FBI for Redskins?

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The latest harebrained scheme from the D.C. Council is a doozy.

Debbie Yow mocks Maryland's Big Ten move

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The former Maryland AD cracks wise about the Terps' Big Ten decision, doesn't seem to grasp the reason behind it.

CSN's Michael Jenkins tools on LeBron James

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Another instant classic from one of Bethesda's finest.

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