D.C. now vying for saddest sports city

A few sports cities, namely Cleveland and Detroit, take pride in vying it out for title of "Saddest Sports City." But based on recent failures, injuries and bad decision making, Melissa Jacobs thinks Washington, D.C., should also have a shot at the title.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 10:48 AM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

Last night after "Sunday Night Football" ended, my local D.C. NBC news team started its broadcast with the following: "For the first time in two weeks, a D.C. professional team has won a game." Of course they were not referring to the Redskins or Wizards, but to the only team in D.C. not terrible: the Capitals. So I couldn't help but ponder whether Washington, D.C., is now the saddest sports city in America. I may be biased and all living here, but I say YES.

If you look at recent ...

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