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Latest Stephen Whyno Items
Is it next Friday yet? If not, why not? After four years of waiting for the Winter Olympics, the last few days seem to be dragging along. Let's get this party started.
Adam Oates coaches the Capitals, which means he coaches Alex Ovechkin. So of course he's going to be "very biased" when discussing the Most Valuable Player candidacy of the man who has put the Caps on his back like a big ol' piano and carried the team to the cusp of the NHL playoffs.
A team of reporters and editors for The Washington Times won first place in the spot news category of the Society of Professional Journalists' annual Dateline Awards for its coverage of the August earthquake in Virginia. The paper also captured first-place awards in sports, features and arts criticism categories.
TWT's Stephen Whyno makes his NHL season predictions
One reason why Animal Kingdom was able to run away with the Kentucky Derby was a lack of early speed that contributed to a slow pace. Everyone expects the Preakness to have a quicker pace, at least early on, with Flashpoint and a couple of other horses moving to the front right away.
Watch the Lightning play in the neutral zone and you'll either be amazed by their structure or bored by how they're not really doing much.
The real season is almost here as the Capitals try to put last year's playoff flameout in the past. But before it all gets under way Wednesday night, the Washington Times' Stephen Whyno hands out some invisible hardware.