Friday, November 2, 2012
The Last Redskins Preelection Home Game Result Might Determine the Election
Sure, people are asking psychics whether Romney or Obama will be inaugurated in January, but we’re looking to America’s (second?) favorite sport for a prediction. 
A Redskins win meant the incumbent party would stay put. A Redskins loss meant the White House would change parties. With only one exception — 2004 — this trend has held in every election cycle.

The Last Redskins Preelection Home Game Result Might Determine the Election

Sure, people are asking psychics whether Romney or Obama will be inaugurated in January, but we’re looking to America’s (second?) favorite sport for a prediction. 

A Redskins win meant the incumbent party would stay put. A Redskins loss meant the White House would change parties. With only one exception — 2004 — this trend has held in every election cycle.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Presidents & baseball: take a look through the years of presidents throwing out first pitches. 
View photos here.

Presidents & baseball: take a look through the years of presidents throwing out first pitches. 

View photos here.

Friday, April 6, 2012
Here’s a graphic that looks like an amoeba.
Go here to hover over the bubbles and view total compensation packages for 558 chief executives of trade associations, labor unions, interest groups, think tanks, and other nonprofits.
Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, is the large yellow bubble there at the top.
Goodell’s Compensation package: $11.5 million.
As a woman, I suggest clicking between “men” and “women” to compare.

Here’s a graphic that looks like an amoeba.

Go here to hover over the bubbles and view total compensation packages for 558 chief executives of trade associations, labor unions, interest groups, think tanks, and other nonprofits.

Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, is the large yellow bubble there at the top.

Goodell’s Compensation package: $11.5 million.

As a woman, I suggest clicking between “men” and “women” to compare.

Monday, March 12, 2012
Obama’s B-Ball Invite to UK’s Cameron Not a First by George Condon
Already, London’s tabloids have begun to carefully explain such uniquely Yankee terms as “bracketology,” “Sweet 16,” and “Final Four.” 

                                                                                               GREG GIBSON/AP

Obama’s B-Ball Invite to UK’s Cameron Not a First by George Condon

Already, London’s tabloids have begun to carefully explain such uniquely Yankee terms as “bracketology,” “Sweet 16,” and “Final Four.” 


                                                                                               GREG GIBSON/AP

Friday, October 7, 2011
PHOTO OF THE DAY: President Obama stands with the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago  Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White  House on Friday. (PHOTO: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

PHOTO OF THE DAY: President Obama stands with the 1985 Super Bowl XX Champions Chicago Bears football team during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday. (PHOTO: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011