Jordan Ruby

  • joined Sep 17, 2009
  • last login Apr 23, 2014
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I'm a graduate of University of Maryland living in DC and writing for SBNation. I prefer Style over substance.

"The great fallacy is that the game is first and last about winning. It's nothing of the kind. The game is about glory." - Danny Blanchflower

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  • MLB Washington Nationals
  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL Arizona Cardinals
  • NCAAF Maryland Terrapins
  • NCAAB Maryland Terrapins
  • NHL Washington Capitals
  • Golf Phil Mickelson
  • Boxing Manny Pacquiao
  • Tennis Gael Monfils
  • EPL Chelsea FC
  • La Liga Barca
User Blog

Maryland Football 2012: On The Road To Respectability

SB Nation DC's former Maryland football editor says that while the Terps may not come all the way back in 2012, they should at least be better.


Rams trade Jason Smith to Jets

I'm sure you all saw it on the news, but the Rams just traded Jason Smith to the Jets for Wayne Hunter. A pretty boring transaction of underperforming offensive lineman, but the important thing in...

2012 UEFA Champions League Final, Chelsea Vs. Bayern Munich: Can Chelsea Take The Cup In Munich?

Before we take a look at the Champion's League final between Chelsea and Bayern Munich, let's take a second to consider the improbably paths each team took to get here. The Semi-finals featured...

2012 NBA Playoffs, Heat Vs. Pacers: Miami Cancels Practice, Media Availability On Friday

Things aren't going so well right now for the Miami Heat. They lost one of their All-Stars, then lost two games in a row, and now are facing a veritable mud-win in Indianapolis on Sunday. O, and...

Nationals Vs. Orioles: Battle Of Beltways Kicks Off Interleague Play

The Orioles will travel about 45 mites down I-95 on Friday for a weekend series with the Nationals. In the short history of this series, it's never meant as much.

BIG 12, SEC Agree To Send Champions To BCS Bowl Game If They Don't Qualify for National Semifinals

The BIG 12 and the SEC will have a formal bowl agreement in place. How often it comes into play will be a little bit of a question mark.

Jaguars Still In Contention For HBO Series Hard Knocks

HBO still doesn't have a team to feature in their annual Summertime right of passage Hard Knocks, and the Jaguars are still in contention. Pro Football Talk reports that HBO is still considering...

Brian Price Will Adopt Children Of Sister Killed In Car Accident

Brian Price Will Adopt Children Of Sister Killed In Car Accident

Pirates Vs. Tigers: Pittsburgh Kicks Off Interleague Play Against Detroit

The Pittsburgh Pirates are coming off a season series win against the Washington Nationals, the Pirates kick off interleague play against the Tigers.

Jordan Staal Trade Rumors: Will Penguins Trade Star Forward?

The Pittsburgh Penguins had a disappointing exit in the first round of the Playoffs this year, and that could lead to some questions about the roster in the offseason. They currently have three...

NBA Playoffs 2012, Pacers Vs. Heat: Reaction To Heat's Game 3 Loss

The Miami Heat got absolutely run off the court in the second half of their Game 3 against the Pacers. They now face a 2-1 series defect and an absolutely must-win Game 4 over the weekend. Of all...

Pirates Vs. Nationals: Jordan Zimmermann Takes Mound Looking For Short Sweep

The Washington Nationals are playing their second two-game series in a row, and like their set against the Padres earlier this week, they won the first game. They weren't able to earn the short...

2012 IIHF World Championship: Alex Ovechkin Nets A Goal, Alexander Semin 2 Assists, In Russia Win

Shortly after being eliminated in the Playoffs by the New York Rangers, some of the Capitlas have taken their talents to the IIHF World Championships to represent their Country. Alexander Semin and...

2012 Steelers Offseason: Pittsburgh Signs Tackle Kyle Jolly

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been bringing in offensive lineman left and right. It was one of their weaknesses last season and the Steelers seem intent on adding some depth at that position both...

Will Rhymes Injury Update: X-Rays Negative, Rhymes Day-To-Day

When Will Rhymes took that pitch off his arm last night, and his subsequent passing out at first base, it seemed like it was a pretty serious injury. But now that he has gone and taken an X-Ray, it...

Pirates Vs. Nationals: Pittsburgh Looking To Bounce Back In Game 2 Of Short Series

The Nationals' offense woke up on Wednesday night, and Gio Gonzalez and the bullpen kept the Pirates at bay for most of the game. When it was all said and done the Nats took the first game of the...

Jaguars QB Controversy: Blaine Gabbert Not Treating It Like He's The Starter

The Jaguars spent a top-ten pick on Blaine Gabbert in the 2011 NFL Draft, and while he didn't play like that this past year, it is widely assumed that he will be the starter heading into this...

Bobcats Coaching Search: Patrick Ewing Will Interview On Friday

The Charlotte Bobcats are just starting their search for a new head coach, and one of the names that everyone expected will be coming in for an interview on Friday. According to ESPN Florida,...

2012 NBA Draft: Ashton Gibbs Will Participate In Workout For New Jersey Nets

The New Jersey Nets don't have to worry about playing any games this time of year so they can focus all of their energy on trying to get some new guys onto the team for next year. They've been...

Padres Vs. Nationals: Stephen Strasburg Takes Mound Looking For Quick Two-Game Sweep

The Nationals got a win in the first game of their short series against the San Diego Padres on Monday night, and they can earn a quick seep of the two game set with a win on Tuesday afternoon. The...

Terrance Knighton Injury: Jaguars DT Holds Press Conference, Plans To Be Ready By Training Camp

The Jacksonville Jagurs nearly lost an important piece to their defense this offseason when Terrance Knighton injured his eye after being struck with a glass bottle in the face during a bar fight....

Anthony Rendon Injury Update: Conflicting Reports On Whether Rendon Will Return This Season

Now that Bryce Harper is doing some damage with the big boys, Anthony Rendon is the highest rated prospect in the Nationals organization. But he fractured his ankle early in this season and while...

Rays Vs. Blue Jays: Tampa Bay Looks For Early Series Win Behind David Price

The Tampa Bay Rays got a fairly comfortable 7-1 win against the Blue Jays on Monday night despite losing their starter very early in the ballgame. They can win the series on Tuesday if they can get...

Pirates Vs. Marlins: Miami Trying to Even Series In Pittsburgh

The Miami Marlins lost their first game of the series against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night, and they'll have a pretty good chance to bounce back when they send what should be their best...

Pitt Sues Big East: West Virginia Case Could Be Solid Precedent For Pitt

Pitt is suing the Big East Conference with the hopes of trying to get to the ACC sooner than the Conference's departure period the Conference has in place would let them. According to Jerry DiPaola...

2012 Preakness Stakes: Will A New Shooter Take The Title?

The Kentucky Derby field was enormous, but not every horse that ran that race will continue their trek through the Triple Crown. The Preakness will feature a few horses that we did not see in the...

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