photo by Phil

Councilmember Brooke Pinto wrote in response to a Sports Illustrated article:

“A thriving Capitol One arena in the center of Downtown DC cannot be taken for granted. It is also vital for the economic recovery of our city. We must all stand together to ensure @MonSportsNet continue to call DC home.”

Sports Illustrated wrote: “Monumental Sports & Entertainment—the group that owns the Wizards and Capitals, as well as the Mystics—has reportedly spoken to governmental officials about potentially moving the two teams from Washington D.C. to Northern Virginia”

So if, God forbid, any of those teams moved – would you still support them? Would you travel to Crystal City/Ballston/Northern Virginia to catch a game live?


via Washington Mystics

From the Mayor’s Office:

“The #SportsCapital is having a rally to celebrate the Washington Mystics 2019 WNBA Championship! The Washington Mystics celebration rally, presented by Monumental Sports & Entertainment and Events DC, is scheduled for Friday, October 11 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights. Read More


Update from Events DC:

“We have heard the concerns from the community and will make arrangements to install water fountains in the facility this fall. Upon request, guests may receive complimentary 5oz cups of water at each concession stand.”

“Dear PoPville,

We went to a Mystics game in their new home at the waiting-for-a-named-sponsor Entertainment and Sports Arena. It was a great game, with the Mystics scoring 107 points and a record-setting 18 three-pointers. While I enjoyed the cozier feel on the new stadium, I was shocked when I went to look for a water fountain and was told that there were none. Read More


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