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Morning Bog: More D.C. Cross-Sport Love

Continuing yesterday's theme, here are more D.C. athletes and fans expressing love and support for their different-uniformed friends.

* Caron Butler declines an invitation to visit Vikings training camp, saying "I'm a Redskins fan, I can't do that." (He also says Gilbert looks "spectacular.") (Outlet)

* That dude who always does the sprinkler at Wizards games is part of the Nats "Rally Round the Red" promotion. (

* Caps prospect Anton Gustafsson on his free time: "Watching baseball, the Nationals. I never saw it until I came here. I really like it." (Caps Insider)

* Matt Bradley wears a customized D.C. United jersey, and Ted Leonsis films a United promo. (@paulrovnak,

In other news....

* SI ranks Wizards eighth in the NBA. This is getting kind of ridiculous. (Bullets Forever)

* "What I learned from Barry Farms: Kevin Durant bolting OKC for DC in 2012 is the new LeBron bolting Cleveland for NYC in 2010. Mark it down." (@danshanoff)

* Livan Hernandez gets sued by someone who claims to be his former personal driver. (TMZ)

* Comparing the Nats to the LAPD, and the Cubs to Rodney King. Weird. (Big League Stew)

* Here's Livan Hernandez's 2005 rant about ESPN. (Lovey Land)

* Rob Dibble appears to be blocking his Twitter account from the prying eyes of some Nats bloggers. (Just a Nats Fan)

* Peter King snubs Brian Orakpo. (D.C. Pro Sports Report)

* Marko Mitchell is a big T.O. fan. Clinton Portis is a big Marko Mitchell fan. (Skins Blog)

* Jason Campbell makes fun of Shawn Springs for always being injured. (Redskins 360)

* Meet Tropical Storm Danny. If I'm a tree living in the greater Potomac area, I'm not at all happy about this development. (Capital Weather Gang)

* With a combined 23 first- and second-rounders, the Redskins lead the NFC East in high draft picks. (

* Seattle Sounders fans continue to call D.C. United exec Kevin Payne a crybaby. (Emerald City Supporters)

* Finally, media members have been talking about those Redskins cold tubs all summer, but one man actually jumped in. Please watch Chick Hernandez's reaction.

By Dan Steinberg  |  August 27, 2009; 7:25 AM ET
Categories:  Caps , D.C. United , Media , Nats , Redskins , What You Need to Know , Wizards  
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Wow, "over 100 people"! Holy cow! And what a great photoshop job!

Posted by: yatesc1 | August 27, 2009 8:38 AM | Report abuse

That video made my day, Dan. How come you buried it at the bottom of a roundup - should've been its own post!

Posted by: crashinghero | August 27, 2009 8:51 AM | Report abuse

Chick Hernandez: "It's hard to talk when you have two testicles at the back of your throat." How does he know the Georgetown Prep motto?

Posted by: MoMonroe | August 27, 2009 9:48 AM | Report abuse

Huh, I thought Sounders fans were going hide over in lot 3 for their tailgate. Now they're going to RFD? What a bunch of cowards. Maybe I'll be some folks will want to go Millwall on the Sounders on ChinaBlock next Wednesday....

Posted by: DadRyan | August 27, 2009 12:00 PM | Report abuse

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