1. David Aldridge Ben Standig 1:21:06

The Athletic’s Ben Standig is talking Commanders’ ownership, D.C. sports, and the NBA playoffs with The Athletic’s David Aldridge — and answering your mailbag questions. Ben opens the episode with news about the team settling a lawsuit with D.C. and Washington’s top “30” draft visits. Then David enters (10:20) to offer insight into Josh Harris, the 76ers bold owner and front-runner to purchase the Commanders. They also discuss potential rebranding, Nats/Caps/hierarchy of the local teams, Wizards’ lack of a plan, and DA’s NBA playoff predictions. Ben wraps up the episode by answering your questions, including the percentage of sources praising or mocking the Sam Howell QB1 approach (1:05:25).