It's time for the main event - the Geico Presidents Race.
The Nationals are now accepting applicants for Racing Presidents for the 2011 season. Auditions will occur, appropriately enough, over President's Day Weekend.
To be eligible, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:
* Measure between 5-foot-7 and 6-foot-6 in height
* Possess the ability to run from center field to home plate (approximately 200 yards) in 40 seconds
* Be able to wear a costume weighing approximately 45...
Professional athletes and celebrities including Nationals pitcher Collin Balester have teamed up with TwitChange, an online organizing and fundraising service to raise money for Operation Once in a Lifetime. The TwitChange campaign is led by Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who recruited dozens of fellow athletes and celebrities on Twitter to join his cause.
From today through Feb. 5, fans can bid on Twitter-inspired auctions featuring their favorite celebrities and athletes including...
Sick of staring at the piles of snow, fallen trees and slushy roads? Wouldn't you rather be enjoying Florida's sunny beaches or catching rays at a Nationals spring training game?
On Saturday morning, you can book your flight, get your tickets and start imagining warmer temperatures. Nationals spring training tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.
You won't want to miss any of the action leading into the 2011 season. But moreover, who can resist an escape to the south?
Why not go to Viera, Fla., a...