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WTOP colleagues Hank Silverberg and Chris Core spend much of the baseball season talking about their favorite sport. But all that friendly banter came to a head when the World Series began.
This isn't a college party. It's not a tailgate. No, this is pure unbridled "legitimate" competition. Saturday, the best flippers in the area took to the tables to determine the champion of the World Series of Flip Cup.
This year's Greater Loudoun County Babe Ruth league (GLBR) not only hosted the 2013 Babe Ruth World Series, it made history with a win.
A team from Loudoun County has won the Babe Ruth Baseball World Series for 13- to 15-year-olds.
It's a lofty prediction that excites some fans and worries others it's jinxing the season. "Sports Illustrated" is picking the Nationals as the favorite for the World Series.
Nats closer Tyler Clippard works out with Derek Jeter of the Yankees. But Clippard, a former Yankee, has never faced Jeter while on the mound. That may change this weekend.