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Loyal Fans: The Pacers Running Store on P Street NW near Logan Circle is changing its name to The Wizards Running Store through the end of this weekend to avoid any confusion as to which team is its favorite. +5
True Life: Beard envy is a real thing, and people in Northern Virginia are suffering and getting beard transplants as a result. +3
Political Pressure:Rep. Henry Waxman, a Democrat from California, wants the Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold a hearing on the Washington football team’s name. +2
Gender-Neutral Steak: What happens when a woman orders a steak and a man orders a dainty salad at a scene-y “Not Your Daddy’s Steakhouse” geared toward females? They are not mean about it! +2
Friday’s Needle rating: 71 Today’s score: +12 Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 85