Alakazam: A consistently crummy record has left the Wizards with the worst fan relations in American pro sports. Not just basketball, not just Washington teams, but all pro sports. -4

Designated Tweeter: Can you imagine being the person Marion Barry dictates his tweets to? Barry—-or his surrogate—-has been tweeting like mad at the Democratic National Convention, with pro-statehood agitating like “Plantation mindset: don’t get massa mad now, u know he don’t like u.” +1

Ladies’ Night: What could be better than a “ladies style” sports bar? A “ladies style” sports bar operated by Bachelor and Bachelor Pad contestant Chris Bukowski, of course. But Bukowski isn’t the only reality star involved in the mysterious bar—-apparently, he’s solicited investments from other contestants from the Bachelor franchise. +6

Prostitution Stings: Prostitutes in College Park, harried by police, have started operating out of hotels. But now the police are on to them, picking up 80 people in a recent raid-1

Wednesday‘s Needle rating: 82 Today’s score: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 84