As mentioned, the main reason why I went to England was to watch the biggest game of the Rugby World Cup group stages: England-Australia. If Australia wins, it will send a country and “inventors of the sport (like cricket and “football”)”  in tatters. If England wins, their World Cup dreams are alive. Here is a […]

DC Sports Dork

Hello Everyone! As you may have seen, I really enjoy watching Rugby, and outside of hockey, it is becoming my favorite sport. As such, I decided to make a trip out to London this weekend. I will be leaving on October 1st from Dulles to get to the city via Heathrow and will be coming […]

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With one match completed, the Rugby World Cup is finally underway, and boy was it an interesting match. The hosts England may have won over Fiji 35-11, but trust me, the game was and should have been much closer than the score indicated. With 16 minutes to go, the underdogs cut the lead to 18-11 […]

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What is the goal for any team in sports? It is to win every single game you play. Now, clearly, that is a very difficult task for anyone to achieve. We are all human beings and make mistakes. We all start out not knowing how to master the necessary skills needed to win a contest. […]

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So how many 0-16 seasons will it take until Dan Snyder learns any lesson. The answer is zero, of course. We learned that answer from 2013 and 2014. Why, because any sane NFL franchise would have treated the 2009 season as the lowest points in their livelihoods. As if Albert Haynesworth wasn’t enough to poison […]

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Since 2012, the Nationals have either been in the playoffs or within striking distance of making the playoffs. During that time, they have brought jubilation and, a bit too many times, heartbreak. The last three days definitely fell on the latter adjective. Here are my thoughts in 4^4 sentences. 1) Four years because you need […]

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With barely over a month to go into the start of the Rugby World Cup, the DC Sports Dork has not been shy about his passion for Rugby Union. Thus, features on the state of the best nations and players heading into this year’s tournament will be on display. We start with Australia two weeks […]


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