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I think it’s safe to say this year’s NFL playoffs have done the opposite of disappoint so far. Last weekend saw all four wild card games end with the losing team down one possession, including two overtime games where the away team pulled through with the win. Who would’ve thought Brady and Brees would be eliminated in...
After months of heavy hitting and truly exhilarating football, we are finally here at Week 17 in the NFL. While many of you are relaxing since your fantasy seasons have already come to a close, there are still fantasy owners grinding for a strong Week 17 to win their leagues and gain bragging rights over their in-laws....
Ah, the smell of fantasy football playoffs. The sweet scent of friendships torn, money down the drain, and sleeper players scoring 25 points for the first time in their career. Of course, it’s been awhile since I’ve got the true sense of this smell. However, I still stay undefeated in the first round of the sacko bracket...
If you’re bummed that the Green Turtle outside of Capital One Arena is closing, then I may have some news to cheer you up. A sportsbook run by online sports betting company, William Hill, will be replacing the Turtle in 2020. That means degenerates across the Nation’s Capital can throw down as many overs and unders as...
We’re heading into Week 10 of the NFL season and this is the first fantasy football article I’ve written this year. So, as one could assume, things aren’t going too well for my fantasy team. I’ve had a history of unlucky fantasy teams: an injured AJ Green in his prime, an injured Adrian Peterson coming off a...
The Washington Nationals are the 2019 World Series Champions. And yes, this is true.  After what wasn’t the most outstanding regular season performance in baseball, the Nationals #STAYEDINTHEFIGHT and defeated the Houston Astros 6-2 in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park.  There has been lots of...
In their third preseason game Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts trailed the Chicago Bears heading into the fourth quarter. Despite their 0-2 record in preseason, the Colts could not have cared less about their performance. The team was heading into the season looking like a serious AFC contender and tied for the fifth best odds to win the...
Oh, summer. Two to three months of relaxing at the pool, family time at the beach, outdoor beer pong, and amazing memories with friends. From music festivals to the occasional concert at Jiffy Lube, summer is one hell of a season. But, as the legendary Tony Stark said, “Part of the journey is the end,” and sadly,...
The end of last season couldn’t have been more perfect. With the Golden State Warriors’ superteam losing in the Finals, the Toronto Raptors winning its first ever NBA championship, and Kawhi Leonard winning his second Finals MVP, NBA fans rejoiced at the sight of a new champion. Kawhi put a whole country on his back and delivered...
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Jackson and Andrew break down the highly controversial 1994 crime bill and the massive damage it's done to low income communities across the country. Despite massive shifts in public opinion, the government remains infallible in their position. Nothing new. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bMXyLEsVp8&t=1153s Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for...
Moments after game one of the NBA Finals: “Man, Toronto is looking amazing! Pascal Siakam is Finals MVP bound! Without KD, the Warriors are nothing. Imagine losing with four All-Stars on the floor. Toronto in four!” Moments after game two: “Well, I’d be damned. Warriors in five.” Even without Kevin Durant,...
The Washington Wizards may be mired in a rebuilding year with only a few bright spots, but deeper in the city lies the Washington Slizzards, a hotbed of artistic talent led by rapper Ras Nebyu.  The self-ascribed “point guard” of the collective, Nebyu is a charismatic and youthful presence, with poignant lyrics and playful...
After two weeks of the XFL season, the DC Defenders have already won both of their games and look like the best team in the league. The only other undefeated team is the Houston Roughnecks and the Defenders are looking to make themselves the very best after a dominant matchup versus the Los Angeles Wildcats. Fan favorites...
Iceland’s place in the global music scene has always been underrepresented, although there have been a number of tracks that captivate the public ear over the last few years. From Of Monsters to Men’s “Little Talks” to Björk’s extensive 15-time nominated Grammy discography, the presence of Icelandic music is no stranger to the charts. Of all the...

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Scene of the Week: Washington Release Josh Norman Washington released CB Josh Norman after four years with the organization. Norman, 32, signed a five year, 75 million dollar contract in 2016. Norman started off pretty strong in Washington but has really fallen off the past year or two. Only totaling...
Serena Williams’ 2009 foot fault freak out is one of the most notorious blowups in all of sports. If you somehow missed this massive scandal for the past eleven years, here is the rundown:  It was Serena Williams v. Kim Clijsters in the semifinals of the U.S. Open. Already down a set, Williams was...
What differentiates great players from everyone else is how many don’t seem to age. In basketball, many see that quality in Lebron James playing at an elite level every night. In baseball, people look at the dominance of Max Scherzer and how he still contends to be one of the best pitchers in the game. But in...
There’s a glaring issue with how sports on all levels are run in the United States. From the earliest ages of recreational competition to the elite professional teams that rule the world’s sporting landscape, almost every team has a coach in some shape or form. Just as having a dreadful teacher is pretty normal in life, so...
Feb. 6 was one of the craziest days of the NBA season so far — the NBA trade deadline which is the last day teams can make trades for the rest of the season. For the majority of the year, transaction numbers have been low for the NBA. Few trades were made before February and the ones...
Scene of the Week: XFL Inaugural Season Kicks Off The highly anticipated XFL season kicked off this past weekend, and it did not disappoint. With many questions surrounding the league and how it would be run, the first week went as well as possible.  The DC Defenders defeated the Seattle Dragons...
When I first saw Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, I was flabbergasted. I had doubted the hype and disbelieved that it would move me in any significant way, but by the time the credits rolled, I had forgotten I was even reading subtitles. My friends and I agreed this film deserved the title of Best Picture but would definitely...
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