I’m not going to go into a long diatribe about how our neck of the woods never gets any love, that we’re often ignored by national sports media, and the maybe sometimes good reasons for this. Just thought it was interesting to see ESPN.com, the granddaddy of national sports coverage, and their Washington area focus on Monday. This was their front page, not just their MLB page, but the front page, greeting viewers with an article on the Nats:

To add to the fun, here’s the college basketball front page:

Nothing like getting national recognition for an unranked basketball team and a baseball team that is going in to this season trying to prepare for next. Oh yeah, maybe that’s why we never see that kind of coverage.

By Charlie