Another Viewpoint: “The Wrong Message”

There has been a lot of hoopla over Donald Trump’s response to the show of solidarity displayed by the NFL players and owners whose protests during the playing of the national anthem brought attention...

Another Viewpoint: Who’s “Buck” O’Neil?

If you are a fan of this column, then you have been introduced to my three knuckleheads, Maddie (the big sister, age 14), John and Jordan (boy and girl twins, age 13). They each...

Another Viewpoint: “Wrong Answer”

Colin Kaepernick must have his head buzzing right about now. He started life with a mixed bag of luck. He was born to a 19-year-old White woman and an unknown Black father. Fortune stepped in...

Another Viewpoint: “The Soapbox is Back”

In my last effort, I was all geared up to mount my soapbox and expound on the reasons I felt the sanctions against MLB star Pete Rose were unjustified when compared to other players...

Another Viewpoint: “Where is the Equity?”

The headline may be a clue to you that, when I first set out to write this column, I was gearing up for battle. I was all set to tackle the issue of injustice...

Hey, Nats’ Ownership. Pay the Man!

Look, $400 million dollars is a lot of money. I get it. It’s almost unfathomable to believe that one player, especially in Major League Baseball, could be worthy of a contract so enormous that it...

I Don’t Give a *%#* about the Redskins!

For months and months, people have asked, "Hey, Dion, what do you think about the Redskins? When are you going to speak about the Washington football team's upcoming football season?” Well, here it is…. Washington training...

Another Viewpoint: “Careful, Zeke”

Recently, I devoted a portion of this space to my hatred for the Dallas Cowboys. Growing up in D.C. wearing a Cowboy's t-shirt or ball cap could earn you a butt whippin’. My spouse was...

Another Viewpoint: “Hey, Rube!”

Whenever there is an argument among my friends concerning sports I seem to be designated as the resident guru. Some questions I can handle, or go to my resources for an answer. A few days ago...

Another Viewpoint: “I Can’t Make Up My Mind”

When LeBron James opted to make the move from high school to the NBA, he opened a can of worms. The talking heads started making noises about how important it was for him to get...

Nationals Endure Bad Home Stand, Turn It around in New York

After losing five of their last six games of a seven-game home stand – including a three-game sweep by the Texas Rangers and two of three to the middling Atlanta Braves – a trip...

Another Viewpoint: “Two Bears and a Bison”

Before you wonder if I have bumped my head, this piece isn’t about a zoo or a circus. This is about three guys who prowl the golf courses of the area to bring a...

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