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TED LEONSIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

The secret of a good selfie, according to selfie enthusiast Ted Leonsis

Ted Leonsis, by my count, has posted approximately 26 selfies on his Twitter account in calendar year 2016. That’s an average of well over half-a-selfie per day, a healthy output that likely would put Leonsis atop the leaderboard of U.S. Sports Team Ownership Selfies, if not the international list. It’s not an inconsiderable accomplishment, and […]
Via DC Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ted Leonsis Offers to Cover Wizards, Caps for The Washington Post

WASHINGTON — Anybody who lives in the D.C. area knows the city’s sports fans care more about the Redskins than they do about the Wizards, Capitals, Nationals, Mystics or D.C. United — possibly more than the other five combined, really. Dan Steinberg of The Washington Post’s D.C. Sports Bog mourned this reality Wednesday in a Facebook post, wondering how the paper is going...
Via CBS DC
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Capitals, Wizards eschewing digital distribution for new RSN deal – for now

Washington Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis has made waves in the past by insinuating he’d consider keeping the TV rights for his two teams in-house, and making games available online through his Monumental Network. The idea of dumping a local RSN for an over the top service is also being considered by Clippers owner Steve Ballmer. But Leonsis is pumping the brakes on going...
Via Awful Announcing
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Agreement or not, Alex Ovechkin is going to the 2018 Olympics

By John Coppinger The NHL hasn’t decided whether its players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Alex Ovechkin has decided that it doesn’t matter, he’s going. In an interview with Tass in Russia, Ovechkin said that he, and others, will head to Pyeongchang to play for their country: “The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games, they said...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Wizards equated their owner to Martin Luther King Jr

This got lost over the weekend, but on Saturday, the Washington Wizards honored the end of Black History Month by posting an image on Facebook that seemed to be equating Martin Luther King Jr. to team owner Ted Leonsis. Well, that’s not at all ridiculous. And what’s with the Leonsis quote? It’s not even somewhat inspirational or meaningful! [Vice Sports] The post The Wizards...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

HD Exclusive: One on One with Ted Leonsis

Last week we had the opportunity to talk one on one with Washington Wizards and Monumental Sports majority owner Ted Leonsis. Ted covered a series of topics including what Wes Unseld means to him and Washington, D.C., growing up hating the Washington Bullets as a New York Knicks fan, John Wall‘s impressive knowledge of basketball […] The post HD Exclusive: One on One with Ted...
Via Hoop District
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The long history of Wizards logos/jerseys that precede their new (awesome) alternate uniforms

Ted Leonsis’s Summer Loving Tour has been nearly utopian in the opinion of most. One thing that factored in to it was when he delivered a hit with the first alternate uniform for his Washington Wizards since 2006. Make no mistake about it, the announcement of a new uniform is a big deal, there are […] The post The long history of Wizards logos/jerseys that precede their new ...
Via Hoop District
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Wore a Jersey of Suspended Nene

The Washington Wizards are just one more win against the Chicago Bulls to advance to the next round in the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 after Sunday’s win at home. Ted Leonsis, the Washington Wizards owner, was seen court-side sporting a No.42 jersey, that of Nene, who was suspended during Game 3 after grabbing Jimmy […] The post Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Wore...
Via Diehardsport
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Ted Leonsis Shows How an NBA Owner Should Act

Not every owner in the NBA is a hateful racist. Some actually like to show support for the players on their team--unlike Clippers owner Donald Sterling (assuming he is guilty). Washington Wizards Ted Leonsis certainly supports his players.He proved that Sunday during Game Four of his team's series with Chicago--with his attire.@HoopDistrictDC/TwitterNene Hilario--who wears No. 42...
Via FatManWriting
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is Wearing A Nenê Jersey At Today’s Playoff Game

Washington Wizards center Nenê was suspended for game four of the team’s first round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls after an ugly altercation with Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, which also resulted in his ejection from game three. Despite the suspension, Nenê still has the support of the team and the fans. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is even wearing his jersey at today...
Via College Spun
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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