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Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each othe…

Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

CNNSI.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
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.
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  • Experts critical of Redskins name at symposium

    Experts critical of Redskins name at symposium

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Hurtful 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.
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  • Washington Redskins Free Agent List

    Washington Redskins Free Agent List

    redskinsgab.com Feb 7, 2013
    The 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…
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  • John Wall and the Wizards featured on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    John Wall and the Wizards featured on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

    washingtonpost.com Feb 7, 2013
    Get 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 featured
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  • Skins likely moving on from Jammal Brown

    Skins likely moving on from Jammal Brown

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Reports 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 …
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  • Stan Van Gundy still doesn’t think John Wall’s a franchise play…

    Stan Van Gundy still doesn’t think John Wall’s a franchise player, and that’s OK

    yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013
    The 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…
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  • John Wall Blocks Carmelo, Jukes Out Jason Kidd, Reminds Us That…

    John Wall Blocks Carmelo, Jukes Out Jason Kidd, Reminds Us That He's Still Very Good At Basketball

    deadspin.com Feb 7, 2013
    Remember 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…
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  • Rasheed Wallace blames a guy who wasn’t even with the team for …

    Rasheed Wallace blames a guy who wasn’t even with the team for trading him away from Washington in 1996

    yahoo.com Feb 7, 2013
    New 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 only
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  • We've got new NFL mock drafts

    We've got new NFL mock drafts

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Both 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…
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  • Why some Redskins season ticket holders are seeing a 57 percent…

    Why some Redskins season ticket holders are seeing a 57 percent price increase

    washingtonpost.com Feb 7, 2013
      Last 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 r
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  • Getting Things Done In D.C.

    Getting Things Done In D.C.

    CNNSI.com Feb 7, 2013
    In 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.
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  • Breakfast links: DeSean Jackson, rapper

    Breakfast links: DeSean Jackson, rapper

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Washington 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.…
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  • LeBron, D-Wade Take Out James Harden; Wizards Upset New York

    LeBron, D-Wade Take Out James Harden; Wizards Upset New York

    dimemag.com Feb 7, 2013
    In 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 fr
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  • Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

    Feb 7
    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.
  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Feb 7
    With 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 7
    The 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.