Update: This piece originally noted that Chuck Todd gave a shout out to the Wizards on Sunday, May 14. While he did, the video posted is inaccurate, and I apologize for the error. I have updated the article accordingly.
As the seat of American government, Washington, D.C. is a political town. Because of that, people often consider the nation’s capital a boring city when it comes to sports and entertainment. Washington hasn’t won a Big Four sports league title since 1992 when the Redskins won the Super Bowl.
But things are changing with the Wizards on the cusp of making the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 1979. Back in February, Chuck Todd, the host of NBC’s “Meet the Press,” gave a shout out at the end of his show:
Today's episode of 'Meet the Press' ended with host Chuck Todd giving a shoutout to the Wizards: pic.twitter.com/gHM4hVtmId— Chase Hughes (@chasehughesCSN) February 5, 2017
(h/t Chase Hughes of CSN)
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer has been a well known face at Wizards games throughout the years. Glad to see that another member of the national news scene is part of the #DCFamily! Hopefully we’ll see more of them jump on board in the next round!