Found May 18, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
Roughly four years ago, when the Nationals were playingmore like the Natinals, my friend and former (almost) best manDave (aka “Furniture”) made a friendly wager with me that, at the time, appeared safe for decades to come.  Furniturespeculated that the Nationals would leave Washington, D.C. before they even appeared in a World Series game.  Because betting money on sports outside of Las Vegas is, of course, illegal, and because we would never do anything to run afoul of the fair and consistent policies of our government, we absolutely did not wager $1000 on the outcome.  Absolutely not.  Because that would be wrong, and our government knows best. ​Anyway, I of course took this bet, because OF COURSE the Nationals will at least make it to a World Series before they leave town (the previous two incarnations of the Washington Baseball Club were 1 for 2 on World Series appearances, a solid .500 average).  With the District of Colombia $581 million invested in the team and its ...
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