Jason Epstein

Jason Epstein is the president of Southfive Strategies, LLC. He was a public-relations consultant for the Turkish embassy in Washington from 2002 to 2007.

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Lucroy Heading to Washington . . . for SOTU

Over at Baseball Think Factory, the headline of this morning’s post read, “ESPN: Lucroy Heads to Washington.” Naturally, that sent my mind racing, mostly centering around the thought, “No ####### Way!!!” ...

Reveille 1/12/15

Good morning. Here are several links from the past week that will make your Monday at the office a bit more bearable: Thanks to the Rays, the A’s have a new middle infield for ...

More Werth Woes; Ankiel’s Back, Sort Of

I think it’s safe to say that Jayson Werth has had an offseason to forget. In early December, the Nationals outfielder was convicted of pulling a Sandy Berger, not by stuffing classified documents into ...

Cooperstown Vote: The Right and Wrong

Learning yesterday afternoon that Randy Johnson (97.3 percent), Pedro Martinez (91.1), John Smoltz (82.9), and Craig Biggio (82.7) crossed the 75 percent threshold needed to get voted into the Hall of Fame constitutes very good ...

Reveille 1/5/14

Good morning afternoon. Here are several links from the past week that will make your first Monday of 2015 at the office a bit more bearable: Three years ago, Joe Guzzardi of ...

Don’t Blame Me, I Wanted to Sign Kodos

Via CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman: The Pirates have won the bidding rights for standout infielder Jung-Ho Kang: The winning bid was reported to be $5,002,015. The Pirates and Kang will now try to negotiate ...

Reveille 12/22/14

Good morning. First, a brief comment: In many respects, the late George Steinbrenner was a less than honorable human being, as Fay Vincent, Dave Winfield, and numerous team employees will attest to anyone listening. However, one of King George’s pet ...

FIFA Ethics Boss Quits in Disgust

“A new failure for FIFA.” That was the response from FIFA vice president and UEFA president Michel Platini earlier today after Michael Garcia, the head of FIFA’s ethics committee, had quit in ...

The Life and Death of Brad Halsey

Josh Peter of USA Today profiles former Yankee, Diamondbacks, and A’s southpaw Brad Halsey, whose corpse was found at the base of a Texas cliff some six weeks ago. He was 33 ...

Redskins Fans Really Don’t Like Dan Snyder

Bill Simmons of Grantland​ set the tone last week: Over the past 10 years, Snyder’s football team transformed into the black sheep of the D.C. sports scene and a general laughingstock. Washington’s football ...