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D.C. Sports Bog Archive: Tennis

Washington Kastles title bling

When Ted Leonsis held that news conference to announce how he was buying the Wizards, he recognized Kastles owner (and Wizards fan) Mark Ein as the most recent owner to bring a championship to D.C. Now, Ein has the bling to prove it. Before Wednesday's Venus Williams-led win in...

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 8, 2010; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Tennis  
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The Kastles and D.C.'s sporting resurgence

Murphy, the big goofy looking guy, celebrates a win. (By Bill O'Leary - TWP) When did the rusting hulk of D.C. sports scrape its decaying engine lowest on the cracked road of despair? When could you look down and see no floor, because things had already descended into some...

By Dan Steinberg  |  June 21, 2010; 5:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Tennis  
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That Fan Marriage Proposal at the WTT Finals

(Photos courtesy Bruce Porter) So sure, the WTT Finals were more than a week ago, and the Washington Kastles' victory parade has long since ended. But any time a Washington Capitals cheerleader and an Azerbaijani ice dancer get engaged at a D.C. sporting event, the full story deserves to...

By Dan Steinberg  |  August 3, 2009; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Caps , Tennis  
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Teddy Wins One

(Photos courtesy Kevin Koski) A couple more notable things about the final Kastles match of the season. 1) Teddy and the male tennis ball mascot Topspin defeated the Bayhawks mascot Hawkeye and the female tennis ball mascot Slice last night. Teddy wins one. Yes, I'll still be doing stuff...

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 27, 2009; 1:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Nats , Tennis  
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Morning Bog: Batista at the Nats Game

After rushing down to Nats Ark sometime in the hazy post-rain-delay hours Saturday night, I took this photo of WWE superstar Batista with family. I'll write more about that later, but you'll notice he's wearing Nats gear, as are his wife and son. Tell me things aren't trending upward...

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 27, 2009; 7:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Caps , Nats , Redskins , Tennis , What You Need to Know , Wizards  
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John McEnroe Loses Temper at Kastles Match (UPDATED)

McEnroe and Paes. (All photos courtesy Kevin Koski.) The thing is, whenever the Washington Kastles face the New York Sportimes, you know tensions will flare. I mean, they're the best two teams in World Team Tennis's Eastern Conference, and they just flat out don't like each other. Plus John...

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 17, 2009; 11:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Tennis  
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Morning Bog: The Cooleys Burn a Cow, Dan Steinberg , June 30, 2009
Meet Murphy Jensen, Redskins Fan, Dan Steinberg , April 3, 2009
Why You Should Go Watch the Kastles, Dan Steinberg , July 16, 2008
Junkies Earn Gimelstob a One-Match Suspension, Dan Steinberg , June 26, 2008
How Justin Gimelstob = Gilbert Arenas, Dan Steinberg , June 18, 2008
New D.C. Athlete Has a Kournikova Feud, Dan Steinberg , June 18, 2008
 
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