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To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
Experts critical of Redskins name at symposiumUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetHurtful names and racial stereotypes of all types were discussed and dissected Thursday in a daylong symposium at the Smithsonian, and the Washington Redskins were at the top of the list for nearly all those who spoke.
Washington Redskins Free Agent ListUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetThe following is a list of all free agents who were on the roster of the Washington Redskins in 2012: Unrestricted Free Agents: DT Lorenzo Alexander DT Kentwan Balmer OL Jordan Black OL Jammal Brown TE Chris Cooley TE Fred Davis DE Kedric Golston CB Ced…Source: redskinsgab.com
John Wall and the Wizards featured on ‘Wheel of Fortune’Updated Feb 7 Share TweetGet this: On the same night RGIII was an answer/question on “Jeopardy,“ John Wall and the Wizards showed up on “Wheel of Fortune.” Watch it here. “Win VIP tickets to see a Washington Wizards game!” Wall said, introducing the game’s featuredSource: washingtonpost.com
Skins likely moving on from Jammal BrownUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetReports out of Washington say tackle Jammal Brown's contract will automatically void at 4:01 pm Friday, which will save the cap-strapped Washington Redskins $1.3 million on this year's salary cap. While this doesn't exactly leave a hole in the starting …
Stan Van Gundy still doesn’t think John Wall’s a franchise player, and that’s OKUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetThe Washington Wizards took down the New York Knicks, 106-96, at the Verizon Center on Wednesday night, upsetting the East's No. 2 seed behind scorching shotmaking from the likes of Trevor Ariza and Martell Webster (a combined 10 for 16 from 3-point lan…Source: yahoo.com
John Wall Blocks Carmelo, Jukes Out Jason Kidd, Reminds Us That He's Still Very Good At BasketballUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetRemember when you saw a John Wall highlight reel for the first time? My first experience with him came courtesy of this mixtape from his high school days, in which Wall fast-twitches all over various high school gyms and generally looks like a space ali…Source: deadspin.com
Rasheed Wallace blames a guy who wasn’t even with the team for trading him away from Washington in 1996Updated Feb 7 Share TweetNew York Knicks big man Rasheed Wallace was once a Washington Bullet. Not a Washington Wizard, but a Washington Bullet — drafted by the team in 1995 two years before the squad changed its name to the “Wizards.” Wallace’s tenure in Washington onlySource: yahoo.comShare TweetBoth Todd McShay and Mel Kiper Jr. have new mock drafts out today, and here's a look at who they project for each NFC East team in the first round. (Remember, the Redskins don't have a first-round pick this year). 4. Philadelphia Eagles McShay: Luke Joe…Share TweetLast week, the Redskins announced an increase in season ticket prices at FedEx Field, noting that “General Admission ticket prices have increased for the first time in seven seasons, with most seats going up no more than 10 percent.” … Continue rSource: washingtonpost.com
Getting Things Done In D.C.Updated Feb 7 Share TweetIn his final winter report card, Jay Jaffe looks at the Nationals, who had the best record in the majors last year and addressed all of their major needs during the offseason.Source: CNNSI.com
Breakfast links: DeSean Jackson, rapperUpdated Feb 7 Share TweetWashington Redskins He's missed so much time the last two years that it's easy to forget how valuable Brian Orakpo is. But the Redskins' 3-4 defense is built on the idea of bookend pass-rushers at outside linebacker, and Ryan Kerrigan can't do it alone.…Share TweetIn last June’s Finals, James Harden and LeBron James spent long portions of the action guarding each other. It probably was a big part of why the Beard struggled so badly, and was definitey fuel for his haters to use against his status as a potential frSource: dimemag.com
Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each otherFeb 7To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first roundFeb 7With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…
Chicago Bulls, Toronto Raptors talking Carlos Boozer-Andrea Bargnani swap,…Feb 7The Chicago Bulls and Toronto Raptors have engaged in exploratory trade discussions on a deal that would swap the Bulls' Carlos Boozer for the Raptors' Andrea Bargnani, according to sources familiar with the discussions.