For a few tantalizing moments, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III looked like his old self again in the first quarter of Sunday¿s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedEx Field. Then his star-crossed career came unraveled again.
The organization hoping to attract the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region unveiled a website, logo and 17-member leadership team on Thursday that included Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank. Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backTing, but the extent of Maryland's role – and potential financial commitment – remained largely undefined.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan condemned a federal agency's decision Wednesday to cancels several trademarks of Washington's National Football League team on the basis that the nickname Redskins is offensive to native Americans.
As Spain headed into its final warm-up game before leaving for Brazil, and with one last chance to work out any kinks before setting out to defend its World Cup crown, manager Vicente del Bosque wanted his team to show him something.
When you read about this nation's past, it is quite obvious what the phrase "right side of history" means. In the moment, though, there are always defenders of the status quo trying to obscure what the "right side" actually is. Worse, they sometimes stoop to what Washington's professional football team is now doing by defending the use of a dictionary-defined racial slur as its team's name.
As he runs for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has hosted politically influential guests — including lobbyists, campaign contributors and union leaders — in the state's skybox at Redskins stadium, records show.
Liz Hogan once quit swimming because it had consumed her life. A former prodigy from Northern California who first competed for a spot on the 1972 U.S. Olympic team at 15, Hogan retired before she turned 20. She had just finished her freshman year at UCLA after coming close to making the 1976 Olympic team as well.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West -- two of the most obnoxious people in the world -- are reproducing. Joe Flacco can't even claim the title of the NFL's most pathetic quarterback. And Hillary Clinton is in the hospital with a blood clot.