Ted's Blog

Ted’s Take is the official blog from the renowned entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, filmmaker, sports and business executive Ted Leonsis.

Mystics End of Season

What an unprecedented season for the Washington Mystics and the WNBA. I couldn’t be more proud of our players and coaches who conducted themselves with class and intention. Despite numerous…

The Passing of Coach John Thompson Jr.

John Thompson Jr. knew the power he held when he walked off the court in protest thirty years ago – in pursuit of greater social justice – just as the…

Wizards End of Season

With the Wizards’ season (or seasons) wrapped up, we can now look back on this unprecedented NBA campaign and take stock of what we accomplished both before and after the…

My Journey in Tech: 45 Years in the Making

I was binge watching “Silicon Valley” on HBO while staying at home. I had never watched the series; and frankly, found it to be a bit shallow and too ironic…

We Are In This Together

This has been an incredibly emotional and painful week. I’ve spent most of it talking to as many people as I can to get first-hand, honest input about the black…