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Snyder needs to focus on his team

I hope Daniel Snyder’s advisers and lawyers are telling him (even though he obviously listens to no one) that suing the Washington City Paper [“Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s face-off with City Paper gets uglier,” Style, Feb. 2] will be about...

By Joe Berman, Chevy Chase  | February 4, 2011; 6:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  D.C., HotTopic, sports  
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Ham, mustard, chips, AR-15

The next time you are packing up that picnic lunch for a foray into a Virginia state park, you might want to include an AR-15 assault rifle or a Glock 19 automatic pistol with your mustard and ham sandwiches....

By Peter Galuszka  | January 20, 2011; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  HotTopic, Local blog network, Va. Politics, Virginia, crime, domestic violence, guns, parks, police, public health, sports, tourism, wildlife  
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Yes to a soccer stadium, but not near Nats Park

DCist reports that DC United is considering four sites in the city for a potential soccer stadium, and that one of the sites is a couple of blocks from the Nationals baseball stadium on South Capitol Street. DCist says:...

By Dan Malouff  | January 19, 2011; 1:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  D.C., DC United, HotTopic, sports, stadium  
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It's time to change the name

Regarding Courtland Milloy’s Jan. 5 column, “A reminder that ‘Redskins’ is a name fit only for the dustbin of history”:I’m as loyal a Redskins fan as there is. At 60, I have followed the team for more than half a...

By Richard P. Rosano, Potomac  | January 10, 2011; 6:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  D.C., HotTopic, sports  
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Friedgen's scrambled priorities

I am a passionate sports fan, but I was appalled by the comment of fired University of Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen on his coaching vs. the work of an English professor who wondered why $2 million was wasted on...

By Eric A. Green, Arlington  | January 4, 2011; 6:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  HotTopic, Maryland, University of Maryland, sports  
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Year in review: Sporting seasons to forget

Some questions have easy answers. For instance, what state is colder than South Dakota? North Dakota, of course. Now, name an American city whose major sports scene was as unlucky, mismanaged, confused, bungled and even downright cursed as was Washington’s...

By William Byron, Takoma Park  | December 26, 2010; 2:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  HotTopic, University of Maryland, Year in review 2010, sports  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Don't rain on our Thanksgiving tradition, Jerome J. McNamara, Washington , December 1, 2010
Sink riverboat gambling in Virginia, Peter Galuszka , November 19, 2010
Sonny Jurgensen all over again, washingtonpost.com editors , October 8, 2010
Been there, Dunn that for the Nats?, Aaron Morrissey , September 9, 2010
Why the World Cup sales pitch snubbed RFK, Aaron Morrissey , September 8, 2010
Health Care tops lobbyist spending in Richmond, Peter Galuszka , August 26, 2010
Manute Bol's other legacy, washingtonpost.com editors , June 23, 2010
The more things change ..., washingtonpost.com editors , June 18, 2010
Streetcars on D.C. memory lane, Peter Galuszka , May 26, 2010
Paying a visit to the track, washingtonpost.com editors , December 2, 2009
Maryland horse racing in the home stretch, washingtonpost.com editors , November 27, 2009
Why Chief Zee Matters, washingtonpost.com editors , October 22, 2009
 
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