The Wizards' Celebration Of Black History Month Is A Little Tone-Deaf

The Washington Wizards created a pop-up website to celebrate Black History Month. The site is full of pictures of various members of the Wizards organization spliced next to a picture of a historical black figure that inspires them, and a quote from each person featured. It's mostly a harmless idea, until Ted Leonsis… » 3/02/15 1:51pm 3/02/15 1:51pm

Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is An Insane Blogger

Ted Leonsis is a rich old guy who owns the Washington Wizards and also maintains a blog called Ted's Take. We've come across this blog before, but this morning's entry is really something. It seems that Leonsis has recently graduated from the Jack Torrance School of Blogging. » 9/29/14 11:32am 9/29/14 11:32am

Steve Buckhantz Couldn't Tell Whether That Game-Ending Shot Went In…

We all had a good laugh when Washington Wizards play-by-play man Steve Buckhantz dusted off his patented "dagger!" call despite Trevor Ariza's (very nice looking) airball to end the Wizards' game on Wednesday night. The misplaced enthusiasm was funny but, as we noted at the time, you couldn't really blame… » 3/02/13 11:30am 3/02/13 11:30am

The Capitals Are A Team Without A Coach Or A Plan

Dale Hunter will not return as coach of the Washington Capitals, it was announced just two days after the Caps lost a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinals. It's a shock to just about everyone but the Capitals. As GM George McPhee said, "It wasn't unexpected." » 5/14/12 1:35pm 5/14/12 1:35pm

How Not To Tell Fans That Your Ninth-Place Team Is Raising Ticket Prices

"It certainly has been an interesting and challenging year from the outset, but I guess that's what makes sports such an exciting and unpredictable entertainment option." [Washington Times] » 2/16/12 7:15pm 2/16/12 7:15pm

Ted Leonsis Has Had It With The Washington Post "Harboring Criminals"…

As long as Dan Snyder is around Washington, Wizards and Capitals owner Ted Leonsis won't ever be the city's most thin-skinned sports owner. But with his Caps and Wizards turning in disappointing and horrifying seasons, respectively, Leonsis has been showing the strain. » 2/03/12 4:50pm 2/03/12 4:50pm

Set Your Sights High, Wizards Fans

Owner Ted Leonsis: "Had we won a close game at home on Saturday, we would be playing on Wednesday for a .500 record...A 2-3 record would qualify for the playoffs if they started today." Dream the impossible dream, Washington. [Ted's Take] » 11/09/10 3:00pm 11/09/10 3:00pm

Wizards Owner Will Dougie If A Game Sells Out

Ted Leonsis promises to emulate John Wall's Dougie if the Wiz have just one sellout. A sellout is not like making the playoffs or Andray Blatche earning his contract; this is a doable thing. [Ted's Take] » 11/05/10 2:50pm 11/05/10 2:50pm

Ted Leonsis: Greatest Owner Ever?

As his first act as owner of the Wizards (and the Verizon Center), Leonsis will take down the Washington Mystics' attendance banners. All the Mystics fans will be chartering a single Volkswagen Golf to drive to the protest. [Ted's Take] » 5/07/10 5:30pm 5/07/10 5:30pm

Fans Oddly Excited To Meet Guy Impersonating Capitals Owner

Not happy with Washington's lackluster first round so far? Blame this guy who sort of looks like Ted Leonsis. [DC Sports Bog/Ted's Take] » 4/19/10 11:35am 4/19/10 11:35am