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Wizards Take 1-0 Lead With 102-96 Win at Indiana

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gonastynats:

Does this work, or what? I never thought I’d see the day when the Wizards would excite me MORE than the Caps. Wow.

Originally posted on CBS DC:

INDIANAPOLIS — Bradley Beal scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and Trevor Ariza added 22 on Monday night, leading Washington past top-seeded Indiana 102-96 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

The Wizards won a second-round game for the first time since 1982 and are 4-0 on the road in this year’s playoffs. They ended a 12-game losing streak at Indiana that dated to April 18, 2007, and they did it by nearly leading from wire-to-wire.

Paul George and George Hill had 18 points each for Indiana.

The Wizards trailed only once, 31-30, and took control with a 17-6 run to close the first half that made it 56-43. Indiana couldn’t get closer than five points in the second half.

Game 2 is Wednesday night at Indiana.

The Pacers have lost both of their playoff series’ openers and will face another uphill battle — just…

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May 5, 2014 at 9:53 PM

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Donald Sterling, Adam Silver, and us all.

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gonastynats:

Thought I’d go ahead & share this. Haven’t read it; let me know how this turns out…lol

Originally posted on godinspiredlove:

So I wanted to break my hiatus to share my thoughts on the whole Donald Sterling fiasco. There are five main points that I want to touch upon:

1)      I agree with Silver’s actions. The NBA is sending a message, and it was important that it was severe.

2)      I would be surprised if Sterling was the only racist in the league.

3)      As this is the cause of the moment, it has become politically correct to ostracize Donald Sterling. If someone is asked their opinion on this situation, a lot of people will probably condemn his actions just so they don’t appear racist. Anyone who publicly supports Donald Sterling might appear racist, and no one wants to appear racist, even if they are. Even Donald Sterling, when speaking to his girlfriend said it’s ok to love African Americans you just have to do so privately. So for him, it’s…

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April 29, 2014 at 8:55 PM

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Who’d think…?

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When’s the last time you saw the Wizards finish above .500…and Michael Jordan wasn’t wearing a Wizards uniform?

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Yeah, I know. Blows one’s mind, don’t it? But they’re in the playoffs. Finally, Ted Leonsis made good on his promise to fix the basketball side of his empire.

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Build a supporting cast around John Wall, and good things will happen. How deep the Wizards go, is anybody’s guess.
But it’ll be fun to watch…unlike the Caps.

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Kinda sums up our feelings towards this season, don’t it? LMAO
(I actually have a Caps-oriented blog on Blogger, but I’ll continue on with this…lol)
Anyway, this has been a disappointment for us Caps fans. My take on this, is George McPhee needs to be fired as GM. Keep Adam Oates, but McPhee goes. Plain and simple.

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Also, find the dead weight on this team and cut it. See who’s down at Hershey, who’s NHL-ready, and give them a chance to make an impact on the team.

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Guess that’s it. Hope you enjoy reading this…lol

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April 15, 2014 at 5:39 PM

It’s hard to enjoy this…

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Since I’ve linked this blog (as well as my Nats blog on Blogger) to a new site where it should have more people reading…this particular entry is a test of sorts.
So, might as well get some use out of this…lol

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Well, that ought to get people to notice. Just shows how much we Skins fans flat-out despise those shitholes from Dallas…LMAO

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God, I love these pictures. And to think they signed Tony Romo to a contract extension…for what? Fricking choke artist, is what he is.

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As opposed to our new savior in burgundy & gold…one Robert Griffin III. (Okay, I know you all want to point out the Seattle game in the playoffs. Fine. I don’t care.)
Anyway, I for one would rather that RGIII wait until maybe Week 3 before stepping onto the field to start his season. But, who knows?
Just so we can see a 2013 version of this:

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So much fun to stick the shiv in deeper to those Cowturd/Iggles “fans”…lol
Now to just get the Wizards fixed up right…

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But, that’s for another day.

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May 25, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Requests…I get requests…

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Amazing, what my YouTube “posse” asks of me sometimes…lol
So, since my “homie” Dre (you can find him here…and here) begged me for this, here is the written edition.
But first, an explanation…

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As should be fairly obvious, we DC sports fans simply abhor the arrogant assclowns from Philadelphia. (Booing Santa gets you that label. Duh.) I could go on ad nauseum, but you get the picture.
So, what started this was some dumbass from Philly prattled on about how the Phillies had won 4 straight NL East titles–that is, until last season.

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Whereupon I used the phrase “Philly cunt”…and used this little smiley: :P
Oh, and the word “fucktard” to describe Philly fans in general.
You would’ve thought I’d just flown a jetliner into the World Trade Center, judging from the reactions from my timeline on Twitter.

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Yeah, that picture sums up the reactions from these Philly blowjobs…lol
I don’t apologize for this, people. (The above picture, or my opinions on sports fans outside the DC area.)
But this got me thinking. So, here is our view of the totem pole that is the American sports fan(s) as it relates to DC sports fans.
We absolutely despise: Cowturd/Penguins/(overall) Philly sports fans.
We have animosity for: (overall) Philly sports fans/(baseball) Cardinals/Braves fans.
We have tolerance for: NY sports/Pirates/Steelers/Hurricanes/Lightning fans.
Everybody else…we leave alone. I think that covers everything…lol

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So, I hope my homie Dre’s happy with this piece. It ain’t a YouTube vid, like he wanted…but it’ll do.
Meanwhile, hit me up here if you like (or not like) this.

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Gary

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April 7, 2013 at 6:16 PM

New challenge coming for “Redskins” trademark

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No mtter what name you TRY to come up with to replace “Redskins”…hardcore/diehard fans (like me) will NEVER call ‘em anything else. See what happened when Abe Pollin renamed the Bullets? Never been the same…
So, fuck all of you…and Hail to the REDSKINS!!

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March 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

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Hell of a (sports) year in D.C., ain’t it been?

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As I write this, we’re about an hour away from the Sunday night game involving the Redskins and the fucking Cowturds…for the winner, the NFC East title; the loser goes home. Period.
(So you’ll allow me to state the obvious here…HTTR!!)

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And also, the reason the Skins are even in this in the first place…

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When I said back in April that Robert Griffin III was the savior of this Redskins franchise, some people laughed at my ass. Who’s laughing now, clowns?
But this is just how the sports year has been in the D.C. area in 2012. The other big story…well, let this next picture give you a hint:

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Yeah, I know. It’s overkill for some of you, seeing Bryce Harper like this. But, he’s just part of the story that is the 2012 Nationals.

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So is Michael Morse. So is Jayson Werth. So’s Adam LaRoche.

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But, what everyone chose to obsess on the entire season…was the whole Stephen Strasburg “shutdown” non-story. I won’t bore you all with this bullshit again, so let me move on…
I predicted before the season the Nats would go 85-77 (and finish 3rd in the NL East). Boy, was I surprised!!

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Winning the division was a surprise, really. Watching Drew Storen have a meltdown in Game 5 of the NLDS was a nightmare for Nats fans.
(Then again, Teddy finally winning a President’s Race was a shock, too…lol)

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At any rate, we’ve shut everybody up as to the real power in the NL East now. Next year, a World Series in D.C.—just like I said 5 yrs ago, when I began my Nats blog (first for MLBlogs, and now for Blogger).
Now, the bad part(s)…
The Wizards I won’t go into, and until the fucking NHL lockout is settled the Caps can wait.

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But all in all, it was fun to enjoy baseball and football in the DMV this year…and as I said at the start of this entry, we ain’t done with the Skins YET!!

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So with that, Happy New Year people!!

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Gary

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