- The Washington Times - Thursday, May 21, 2009

THURSDAY’S BEST BET ON TELEVISION

Carolina looks to bounce back against Pittsburgh in Game 2 of Eastern Conference finals. 7:30 p.m., Versus

LOCAL POWER RANKINGS: WHO’S GENERATING BUZZ IN THE D.C. AREA?

ERNIE GRUNFELD


The Wizards’ GM has the fifth pick in a two-player draft. The best option is to trade the choice for any kind of veteran help.

DAN SNYDER

According to SI.com, he is the worst owner among the D.C. teams. He should at least be ranked ahead of Abe Pollin and Ted Lerner.

ALEXANDER SEMIN

The Caps winger lacks accountability: He refuses to learn the language, and he disappeared during the Penguins’ series. Trade him.

ROSS DETWILER

If anything, the Nationals are giving their young starting pitchers experience. Detwiler will go again Saturday after a nice start Monday.

JASON TAYLOR

The former Redskins stiff said his season in town “felt like five years.” Well, dealing with his drama and arrogance for one year felt like 15.

TWT FIVE: MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TV PICKS

1. Indianapolis 500 (Sunday) - The general sporting public pays attention to open-wheel racing one day a year - for this race.

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