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October 30, 2008

Bogged Down in Sports Projectiles

On the verge of leaving sportswriting, Dan Steinberg found salvation in blogging for the Washington Post, with a uniquely reportorial bent.

Joseph Ax

Mike Sellers's butt powder. The relative grossness of football-field vomit. The origin of the Redskins' "Hip Hip Hooray" chant. And, of course, all things Gilbert.

You may not always find the weightiest topics over at Dan Steinberg's D.C. Sports Bog—the "L" is missing thanks to Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen, who, when Steinberg told him why he would be leaving the beat, responded, "I don't even know what a bog is"—but you'll never lack for entertainment. Admit it: You've already stopped reading this to Google "Sellers and butt and powder." (We'll save you the trouble: Here are links to the aforementioned items.)

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