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Can The Nats Keep Up This Pace?

Grantland | Posted 05.01.2012 | Sports

Playing in front of a sellout Dodger Stadium crowd, Bryce Harper, just the sixth player to make his major league debut as a teenager in the past nine ...

Keep Hating on Washington, D.C. We've Got Things to Root For.

Ben Zweifach | Posted 06.26.2012 | DC
Ben Zweifach

As long as we can't turn on cable news without hearing our president, our representatives (if we had any) or our neighbor-who's-also-a-pundit crap on Washington, it's nice to have something to change the channel to. There hasn't been a brighter day for a D.C. sports fan in many administrations.

PHOTOS: Nationals Park Home Openers

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Since joining baseball's lineup of stadiums in 2008, Nationals Park has experienced a tough stretch of home openers. Thanks to a walk...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Nationals Opening Day Starters

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.05.2012 | DC

Entering their eighth season in D.C., expectations are high for the Washington Nationals. Flamethrower Stephen Strasburg was picked by Manager Dave...

In Closed Door Dinner, Buffett Pitches Senate Democrats On Tax Fairness

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett, the billionaire philanthropist who inspired President Barack Obama's new crusade to make the rich pay ...

50 Years Of Washington Ballet's 'Nutcracker' (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This year, The Washington Ballet's celebrated "The Nutcracker" production turns half a century old. Its first show of the season was Thu...

BlackSalt Event Dishes Up Oyster Primer (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Huffington Post checked out this weekend's BlackSalt charity oyster tasting event we previewed in last weekend's to-do guide. It liv...

MLB Catcher Kidnapped In Venezuela

Posted 01.09.2012 | Sports

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was kidnapped at his home in Maracay, Venezuela, according to The Denver Post's bilingual website, VivaColor...

Navy Yard-W Is The 'Worst' Proposed Metro Station Renaming

Greater Greater Washington | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

Southwest and Near Southeast's ANC 6D voted Monday night to support changing the Navy Yard Metro station to "Navy Yard-W" Yes, with a logo in the name...

Fans Brawl In Stands At MLB Game

Posted 10.01.2011 | Sports

Well, this is what beer and losing will do. During a loss to the Mets at Nationals Park on Friday, video was captured of Washington fans doing the...

Man In Wedding Dress Interrupts Baseball Game

Posted 09.17.2011 | Sports

A man in a wedding dress ran onto Turner Field and interrupted the Braves-Nationals game in the bottom of the eighth inning on Saturday. A handful of ...

Both Sides Now w/ Huffington and Matalin: Libya-Iraq, Birthers-Church, Social-Fiscal

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpgMary and sit-in Wayne Barrett debate how March came in like a lamb and went out like a lion -- Shutdown Washington? Shutdown nuclear? Shutdown Gaddafii?

Mitchell Page: What to Do When Your Boyhood Hero Dies

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ben Mankiewicz

I'd met him only once, in passing. He didn't know my name or anything about me. He was a 59-year-old alcoholic who'd been battling those demons for years. But Mitchell Page was a huge part of my life.

Village Green: Solving Sprawl with Basketball

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

The hero of this story is then-Wizards/Capitals owner Abe Pollin, who moved his teams from the suburbs to a transit-rich location in downtown DC.

Clearscapes and the Power of Art

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

While architects across the nation suffer the brunt of this recession, one southeastern design firm is thriving. Clearscapes succeeds because for a substantial portion of its practice has been based on what some call a necessity of life: art.

Martha Stewart Staff Among Tree Designers at This Year's Georgetown Jingle

Sherry Moeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sherry Moeller

All the festive trees at the Fifth Annual Georgetown Jingle on December 12, 2010 were beautiful, but there were favorites among the guests.

Oops! Nationals Pitcher Offends Miss Iowa

MLB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

When Miguel Batista had to make an emergency start on Wednesday for Stephen Strasburg, he was greeted by the Nationals faithful with boos. Even if it ...

MLB Announcer Fired

MLB FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Former "Nasty Boy" Rob Dibble's comments about Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg were apparently too nasty for the club to handle, as it a...

WATCH: Huge Fight Breaks Out At MLB Game

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MIAMI — Nyjer Morgan once again found himself in the middle of trouble. The speedy Washington leadoff man charged the mound after a pitch sailed ...

This Sunday: The Diamondbacks Come to DC... and They're Not Alone

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

In the name of Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and every player who has spoken out this year against Arizona's laws, people should show up Sunday and say to the hate-mongers and their foot soldiers that enough is enough.

PHOTOS: Aggrieved Miss Iowa Makes Amends With Nationals

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Turns out Miss Iowa really can pitch. Pageant winner Katherine Connors threw out the ceremonial first toss before Friday night's gam...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is a sports stadium a sports arena or a glorified TV studio? A New York Times story says the game itself is no longer enough. Fans want replays and special apps that only work in the stadium.

Nyjer Morgan Tantrum Results In Embarrassing Home Run (VIDEO Link)

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Here's the situation: Orioles vs. Nationals, top of the fourth inning, game tied, 2-2, and Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones is at the plate. Jones ...

Obama, Baseball & Hilary Rhoda: President Goes To Nationals Game, Supermodel Throws First Pitch (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Barack Obama--along with Sasha and Malia--took in a baseball game on Friday night: Washington Nationals vs. Chicago White Sox. Clearly, the first fami...

Good Ollie or Bad Ollie?

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steven Hirsch

Oliver Perez has become incredibly inconsistent. But in Friday night's game against the Cardinals, he was great. Ollie needs to maintain that confidence and carry it over to his next start.