Granted, the Washington Capitals playoff history in the Ovechkin era is one of misery but, this morning’s Washington Post Sports front page was all gloom and doom even though the Capitals have played one game (and lost) in 2018.
For this week’s The Lounge Podcast, BaltimoreRavens.com staff writers Ryan Mink, Garret Downing and team dive into fan questions, talk about the Baltimore Ravens drafting various positions (WR, QB, etc.), and more! Also, they hold a breakfast cereal draft.
After completing the 1973 season with 713 home runs, Hank Aaron needed just four games in the 1974 campaign to pass Babe Ruth on baseball’s all-time Home Run list with number 715.
Capital One® has been airing an amusing series of commercials, featuring Charles Barkley, Samuel L. Jackson and Spike Lee going to the Final Four. My favorite commercial this year is titled ‘Welcome’ and is one of the funniest yet featuring CBS’ Jim Nance. Watch & enjoy!
UMBC’s stunning upset over the overall #1 seed Virginia in the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (a.k.a ‘March Madness’) was certainly historic but, it was also a well-executed plan as the UMBC president, Freeman Hrabowski notes at The Atlantic.
Fergie Duhamel, popularly known by the mononym Fergie, sang the National Anthem at Sunday’s NBA All-Star game. Her National Anthem performance was so bad, my son Sam has been imitating it’s awfulness all weekend.
45 years ago, on December 23, 1972, the Oakland Raiders played the Pittsburgh Steelers in a divisional round playoff game still being talked about because of Franco Harris’ improbable reception on 4th and 10 with 22 seconds to go.