It was an exciting night for D.C. sports teams Tuesday, with a trifecta of thrilling wins.
It\’s still possible to catch playoff baseball action at Camden Yards without spending a fortune.
Many offices in the D.C. area were filled with frantic typing around 10 a.m. Monday. That\’s because Washington National\’s fans were trying to snap up playoff tickets.
John Wall finished with 24 points, Nene scored 20, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 75-69 on Tuesday night to clinch their first-round series in five games.
The Washington Wizards are young and hungry. Maybe it\’s a team that deserves its own playoff anthem? D.C. rapper Styme thinks so.
Redskins fans are hoping for a happy new year in
the playoffs, and possibly the Superbowl.
Playoff baseball returns to D.C. today for the
first time in 79 years, but the game is a letdown
for some Nationals fans who bought tickets.
Unlike the first two games in St. Louis,
Wednesday\’s game at Nationals Park will
be broadcast on MLB Network. Many television
customers with only basic cable or
satellite plans don\’t get that channel and will
look to score a seat at a local
bar, restaurant or neighbor\’s couch.
Commuters are urged to change their travel plans
they typically travel near the stadium.
Officials are warning of major traffic delays
around Nationals ballpark as the team hosts their first playoff game tomorrow.
Cathy Lanier, D.C.\’s police chief, says it won\’t
be like regular season games for fans who drive to
the ball park.
Gio Gonzalez never takes credit for any of his
success, but that doesn\’t stop him from getting
excited for his role in game one.
So what is the law about selling Nats tickets on
WTOP\’s Nationals beat reporter Craig Heist and
MLB.com\’s Nationals beat reporter Bill Ladson
discuss the Nationals 98-64 season and their
chances in the playoffs.
The Nationals are bringing the baseball playoffs to the city for the first time since 1933, while the Capitals have been locked out by the NHL, and the preseason games have been canceled. The combination could either help or hurt businesses surrounding Nationals Park and the Verizon Center.