The Salve of Baseball

October 10, 2019

For Washington baseball fans who treat the box score as a bible, who live in a city where political bloodletting is a condition not an event, we woke to baseball in a morning made joyful.

Running Legend Jim Ryun Kicks Off 5th Annual Navy Mile in DC (photos)


Former world’s top middle distance runner Jim Ryun helped kick off the 5th Annual Navy Mile along Pennsylvania Ave, NW in Washington D.C. on Sunday October 6. The event, organized […]

GU Football: Hoyas Shut Out Cardinals at Home (photos)

September 15, 2019

The Sept. 14 game was the first meeting between the crosstown rivals in 26 years in the battle for the Steven Dean Memorial Trophy.

Hoyas Crush Marist in Football Home Opener (photos)

September 9, 2019

The Hoyas gained 424 total yards (272 on the ground) and scored their most points in a game, 43, since 2011 (also against Marist).

2019 Citi Open Breaks All Records

August 5, 2019

Citi presented a $50,000 check to the Washington Tennis & Education Foundation from funds raised on the grounds during this year’s tournament.

Catching the Action at the Citi Open (photos)


There was plenty of stormy behavior on the tennis court, with several thrown and broken racquets, along with a “shoe gate” controversy which stopped play during the men’s quarterfinals.

Tennis Star, 15, Stuns at Citi Open

July 29, 2019

Record crowds arrived on center court at Rock Creek Park Tennis Center to watch stunning wins in two qualifying matches by 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff.

Mark Ein Is Serving Top Tennis in D.C. 

July 24, 2019

“We are raising the level of every event and experience,” Mark Ein — now the manager of the 50-year-old Citi Open tennis tournament — told The Georgetowner in an exclusive […]

Kastles Elevate Their Game

July 22, 2019

The Washington Kastles would be hard pressed to raise their game even more, having won five titles over its decade of existence. Yet owner Mark Ein managed to do just […]

Jim Bouton: Yankee Pitcher, ‘Ball Four’ Author

July 18, 2019

Baseball was America’s green-grass-in-the-outfield game, often made romantic, patriotic and whatnot, and the baseball upholders of the faith didn’t like locker room stories.