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  • Dan Snyder says Redskins team name is 'not an issue'

    Dan Snyder says Redskins team name is 'not an issue'

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 3:44 PM EDT2014-04-22 19:44:51 GMT
    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname.
    Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname.
  • RGIII wears cleats in the White House for Easter Egg Roll

    RGIII wears cleats in the White House for Easter Egg Roll

    Monday, April 21 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-22 01:35:49 GMT
    Some Washington Redskins players visited the White House on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll. The player who may have stolen the show with his footwear choice was Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
    Some Washington Redskins players visited the White House on Monday for the 136th annual Easter Egg Roll. The player who may have stolen the show with his footwear choice was Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
  • Former Redskins, Eagles QB Donovan McNabb serves 1-day jail sentence in Arizona

    Former Redskins, Eagles QB Donovan McNabb serves 1-day jail sentence in Arizona

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:23:12 GMT
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
  • Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

    Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:50:14 GMT
    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
    Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
  • Gallaudet DE Adam Talaat works out for NFL scouts at Pro Day

    Gallaudet DE Adam Talaat works out for NFL scouts at Pro Day

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:08 PM EDT2014-04-11 23:08:18 GMT
    Gallaudet defensive end Adam Talaat won just about every award he could as a senior, but this week, he took his football future to the next level. On Wednesday, Adam worked out at the school’s first-ever Pro Day in hopes of being the first NFL star to come from the only college in the world that is dedicated to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
    Gallaudet defensive end Adam Talaat won just about every award he could as a senior, but this week, he took his football future to the next level. On Wednesday, Adam worked out at the school’s first-ever Pro Day in hopes of being the first NFL star to come from the only college in the world that is dedicated to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • Redskins 2014 preseason schedule released

    Redskins 2014 preseason schedule released

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:43:59 GMT
    The NFL has released the 2014 preseason schedule and the Washington Redskins will start the preseason at home against the New England Patriots.
    The NFL has released the 2014 preseason schedule and the Washington Redskins will start the preseason at home against the New England Patriots.
  • Lacey Holsworth, who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne, has died

    Lacey Holsworth, who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne, has died

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-04-09 19:40:44 GMT
    Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer-stricken girl who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne nearly two years ago, has died, according to her father.
    Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old cancer-stricken girl who befriended Michigan State star Adreian Payne nearly two years ago, has died, according to her father.
  • Md. students seeking help sending origami messages of peace to Sochi Olympic athletes

    Md. students seeking help sending origami messages of peace to Sochi Olympic athletes

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 8:46 PM EST2014-01-30 01:46:33 GMT
    The Winter Olympics are just days away, and as you probably know by now, there are security concerns. Some Maryland school kids are doing what they can to try to make sure the athletes are safe. But they need a little help delivering on their promise.
    The Winter Olympics are just days away, and as you probably know by now, there are security concerns. Some Maryland school kids are doing what they can to try to make sure the athletes are safe. But they need a little help delivering on their promise.
  • Len Bias statue proposed at his high school alma mater

    Len Bias statue proposed at his high school alma mater

    Thursday, November 21 2013 8:12 PM EST2013-11-22 01:12:47 GMT

    A Maryland legislator wants to erect a statue of Len Bias in front of the Prince George's County high school from which Bias graduated. Bias, one of the all-time great basketball players at the University of Maryland, died of a cocaine overdose just days after being drafted into the NBA.

    A Maryland legislator wants to erect a statue of Len Bias in front of the Prince George's County high school from which Bias graduated. Bias, one of the all-time great basketball players at the University of Maryland, died of a cocaine overdose just days after being drafted into the NBA.

  • My View: Bullying behavior in sports

    My View: Bullying behavior in sports

    Friday, November 8 2013 5:53 AM EST2013-11-08 10:53:56 GMT

    As someone that played competitive football for 11 years, and as fans of the game, we know professional football is a tough sport -- at times even mean. The NFL rulemakers have a name for mean behavior on the field. They call it "Unsportsmanlike."

    As someone that played competitive football for 11 years, and as fans of the game, we know professional football is a tough sport -- at times even mean. The NFL rulemakers have a name for mean behavior on the field. They call it "Unsportsmanlike."

  • Redskins Pierre Garcon helps young cancer patient with medical expenses

    Redskins Pierre Garcon helps young cancer patient with medical expenses

    Friday, October 25 2013 12:15 AM EDT2013-10-25 04:15:21 GMT
    The family of an 8-year-old northern Virginia girl battling inoperable brain cancer received a $10,000 check Thursday night from Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and area pizza chain Paisano's.
    The family of an 8-year-old northern Virginia girl battling inoperable brain cancer received a $10,000 check Thursday night from Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon and area pizza chain Paisano's.
  • RG3's mother, Jackie Griffin, one-on-one with Shawn Yancy

    RG3's mother, Jackie Griffin, one-on-one with Shawn Yancy

    Thursday, May 9 2013 7:01 PM EDT2013-05-09 23:01:49 GMT
    Robert Griffin III’s mother, Jackie Griffin, sat down with Shawn Yancy for a 1-on-1 interview about what it's like to be the Redskins superstar's mom!
    Robert Griffin III’s mother, Jackie Griffin, sat down with Shawn Yancy for a 1-on-1 interview about what it's like to be the Redskins superstar's mom!
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