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The quarterback conundrum

The Redskins have to figure out their quarterback situation, and so do the Republicans. Not knowing who your quarterback is is a major problem, whether you're in the business of throwing footballs or tossing brickbats. First, a little football:...

By Joel Achenbach  | January 3, 2011; 8:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (304)
Categories:  Politics, Sports  
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'Glee' and women's sports

I was definitely the target demographic for the excellent piece today by Paul Farhi on the lack of viewership of women's sports. Men don't watch women's sports and, as Farhi emphasizes, women don't watch either. The other night I was...

By Joel Achenbach  | December 23, 2010; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (465)
Categories:  Sports  
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Feelin' solstitial again!

"Now is the winter of our discount tent" was the first thought I had this morning (I was in the basement, where we store the camping gear). My second thought was, I wonder if Brett Favre is still alive after...

By Joel Achenbach  | December 21, 2010; 9:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (235)
Categories:  Sports  
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Minor problem with team: 'Lack of talent'

Like all people working on a tight book deadline and having absolutely zero spare time to do even the simplest human endeavors like bathe or speak to immediate family members, I listen to a lot of sports talk radio. There's...

By Joel Achenbach  | December 16, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
Categories:  Sports  | Tags:  sports talk radio; sports announcers; lack of talent; team lacks talent; Redskins talent; Nationals talent; Wizards talent;  
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